Jordan Peele Age, Biography, Wife, Children, Family, Facts & More

Jordan Peele

Full NameJordan Haworth Peele
Profession(s)Actor, Comedian, Writer, Producer, Director
Famous Forthe comedy-horror movie- "Get Out"
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 42 inches
- Waist: 34 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Personal Life
Date of BirthFebruary 21, 1979
Age (as in 2018)39 Years
Birth PlaceNew York City, U.S.
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
SignatureJordan Peele Signature
HometownNew York City, U.S.
SchoolCalhoun School, Manhattan, New York, United States
College/UniversitySarah Lawrence College, Yonkers, New York, United States
Educational QualificationCollege dropout
DebutFilm Director: Get Out (2017)
Jordan Peele in Get Out
Film Actor: Little Fockers (2010)
Little Fockers
TV: Mad TV (2003-2008)
Jordan Peele in Mad TV
ReligionNot Known
Blood GroupAfrican-American
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Address (Fan Mail)Principato Young Entertainment
9465 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 900
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
HobbiesReading, Writing, Listening to Music
Major Awards/Honours/Achievements 2013: NAACP Image Award for Key & Peele
2017: Gotham Independent Film Awards, National Board of Review, Detroit Film Critics Society, and Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Screenplay for "Get Out"
2018: Academy Awards for Best Original Screenplay for "Get Out"
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsChelsea Peretti
Marriage DateYear, 2016
Wife/SpouseChelsea Peretti, Actress
Jordan Peele With His Wife Chelsea Peretti
ChildrenSon- Beaumont Gino Peele (born, July 1, 2017)
Daughter- None
ParentsFather- Hayward Peele (died in 2000)
Jordan Peele (infant) With His Father
Mother- Lucinda Williams
SiblingsNot Known
Favorite Things
Favorite FilmA Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Favorite PoliticianBarack Obama
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)$12 million

Jordan Peele

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jordan Peele

  • Does Jordan Peele smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Jordan Peele drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • He was raised by his single mother, Lucinda Williams, on Manhattan’s Upper West Side in New York City.
  • His father is black, while his mother is white.
  • Since his childhood, Peele developed an interest in horror films, and by the age of 13, he had decided to become a horror film director.
  • With the intention of studying puppeteering, Peele attended the liberal arts college Sarah Lawrence in New York.
  • He dropped out of his college after two years to form a comedy duo with Rebecca Drysdale, his college roommate, and future Key & Peele comedy writer.
  • In Amsterdam and The Second City in Chicago, Jordan regularly performed at Boom Chicago.
  • In 2002, Peele hosted MTV’s Comedy Weekend. Jordan Peele at MTV Comedy Weekend
  • In 2003, he joined Mad TV for its 9th season.
  • In 2008, Peele was nominated for an Emmy Award for his song “Sad Fitty Cent.”

  • Peele also appeared in a viral video titled “Hillary vs Obama.” In the video, Peele and a Hillary Clinton supporter argued over whether Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton would make a better President.

  • After five seasons, Peele left the cast of the Mad TV at the end of its 13th season.
  • From 2012 to 2015, Peele, along with his friend Keegan-Michael Key, appeared in their own Comedy Central sketch series Key & Peele. The series was a success and the videos went viral online.

  • In 2016, Peele, along with Key, starred in and produced their first feature film Keanu. Critics gave favorable reviews to the film.
  • In February 2017, Peele’s 1st film as a solo Director, Get Out was released. The film received critical acclaim. The film also went on to become one of the most profitable films of all time; grossing $250 with a budget of $4.5 million.
  • During an interview in 2018, he announced his intention to retire from acting.
  • Peele is also associated with HBO to produce the HBO series Lovecraft Country.
  • In 2018, Jordan Peele became the first African-American to win an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for “Get Out.”