Jordan Peele Net Worth
Jordan Peele net worth and salary: Jordan Peele is an American actor, writer, director and comedian who has a net worth of $12 million. Jordan Peele was born in New York, New York, and began performing improv with Boom Chicago and Second City in Chicago. In the early 2000s, he also hosted, MTV's "Comedy Weekend". In 2003, he was cast on the successful sketch comedy series, "MADTv", where he began working with Keegan-Michael Key. He created many popular characters while on the show, and became known for his excellent impersonations of Ja Rule, James Brown, Justin Guarini, and Barack Obama, among others. He was also nominated for an Emmy for his song, "Sad Fitty Cent". He appeared on the show for five seasons. He then co-starred in the pilot for, "The Station", and began appearing in a recurring role on "Children's Hospital". In 2012, he and Keegan-Michael Key, began appearing in their own show called, "Key and Peele", on Comedy Central. Key and Peele aired 53 episodes over 5 seasons until the series ended in 2015. The show won two Primetime Emmy Awards and a Peabody Award. In 2017, Jordan Peele released his directorial film debut "Get Out". He also wrote and produced the movie which was made on a $4.5 million budget. The film was an instant success and Jordan became the first black writer-director to earn more than $100 million at the box office with a debut feature. The movie would eventually go on to gross $255 million worldwide. "Get Out" was nominated for Best Director, Best Original Screenplay and Best Picture at the 2018 Academy Awards. Peele has been dating fellow comedian Chelsea Peretti since 2013. They became engaged in 2015, eloped in 2016 and were expecting their first child in 2017. Peretti, who is the sister of Buzzfeed.com founder Jonah Peretti, gave birth to the couple's son on July 1st, 2017.