Jaleel White Net Worth, Age, Family, Height, Wiki, Bio, Daughter


Jaleel White is an acclaimed American actor and comedian best known for playing iconic character Steve Urkel on the hit 90s sitcom Family Matters for 9 seasons.

Jaleel White doing voice work


Full NameJaleel Ahmad White
Also Known AsJaleel White Urkel, J Money
Profession(s)Actor, Comedian
Date of BirthNovember 27, 1976
Age46 years (As of 2023)
Place of BirthCulver City, California, United States
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Ancestry & HeritageAfrican-American

Physical Stats

Height5′ 11″ (180 cm)
Weight78 kg (172 lbs)
Body MeasurementsN/A
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Jaleel White on movie night

Family & Relationships

ParentsMichael White (Father), Gail White (Mother)
Siblings1 older brother
AffairsBridget Hardy (engaged)
Children1 daughter

Education & Early Life

SchoolingGraduated from UCLA
Higher EducationStudied film and television production at UCLA
Early LifeGrew up in Los Angeles, California
Early InfluencesInspired by Eddie Murphy and other Black entertainers


DebutDebuted in commercials at age 3
Significant WorksPlayed Steve Urkel in Family Matters (1989-1997)
Awards & NominationsWon multiple Young Artist Awards
Filmography/DiscographyFilms like Dreamgirls, Big Fat Liar; shows like Boston Legal, Psych
Voice WorkVoiced Sonic the Hedgehog in cartoons and video games
Music VideosCameo in Kris Kross “Totally Krossed Out” video
Tours & Live ShowsHas done standup comedy shows
CollaborationsWorked with other Black sitcom stars on content
DocumentariesAppeared in 100 Greatest Teen Stars
Jaleel White with Samaya

Net Worth & Assets

Net Worth$10 million
PropertiesHas owned homes in LA and Atlanta areas
Business VenturesLaunched production company JALEELY INC
InvestmentsHas invested in tech startups and rental properties

Trivia & Miscellaneous

Hobbies & InterestsEnjoys hosting game shows and game streaming
ControversiesStruggled with typecasting after Family Matters ended
Philanthropy & ActivismPartnered with charities like Saving Our Daughters
Public ImageKnown as the iconic “Urkel” actor from the 90s
Personal ChallengesBattled alcoholism and depression in early 2000s
Notable InterviewsOprah: Where Are They Now? interview in 2013
Personal AnecdotesWas offered NASA internship in high school
Quotes“Do the Urkel!”
Jaleel White watching live match

Social Media & Online Presence

Instagram Handle@jaleelwhite
Twitter Handle@jaleelwhite
Facebook Handle@JaleelWhite
Youtube ChannelJaleel White

Legacy & Influence

Cultural ReferencesThe “Urkel Dance” and catchphrases influenced pop culture
Achievements Outside Primary ProfessionGame show hosting, tech investing, content producing
MentorshipMentored young Black actors and supported youth charities
LegacyLeft lasting impact as America’s favorite nerd, Steve Urkel

Jaleel White charmed audiences for years as the iconic character Steve Urkel and succeeded in branching out beyond the stereotypical child star mold.