Michael Blackson Net Worth, Wife, Age, Wiki, Bio, Height


Michael Blackson is a Ghanaian-American comedian and actor known for his raunchy humor and exaggerated African accent. He has gained a cult following through stand-up comedy shows as well as appearances in films and TV shows.

Michael Blackson supporting Philadelphia Eagles


Full NameJafari Ferguson
Also Known AsAfrican King of Comedy
Profession(s)Comedian, Actor
Date of BirthNovember 28, 1972
Age50 years (as of 2023)
Place of BirthGhana
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Ancestry & HeritageGhanaian

Physical Stats

Height6 ft 3 in or 191 cm
Weight91 kg or 200 lbs
Body MeasurementsChest – 48 in or 122 cm<br>Waist – 38 in or 97 cm<br>Biceps – 16 in or 41 cm
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBald
Michael Blackson with his mom

Family & Relationships

ParentsAbena Ferguson (mother)
Siblings2 brothers
Partner/SpouseRada Darling

Education & Early Life

SchoolingHigh school in Philadelphia, USA
Higher EducationNone
Early LifeBorn in Ghana and migrated to USA at age 13
Early InfluencesInspired by Eddie Murphy comedy films as a teenager
Michael Blackson with Justina Valentine


DebutMinor TV and film roles (early 1990s)
Significant WorksNext Friday, The Savages, Meet the Blacks
Filmography/DiscographyOver 50 acting credits in films and TV shows
Tours & Live ShowsExtensive US stand-up touring
CollaborationsCollaborated with comics like Kevin Hart
DocumentariesMichael Blackson: African King of Comedy (2019)

Net Worth & Assets

Net Worth$2 million
PropertiesHomes in Los Angeles and Ghana
Business VenturesThe Michael Blackson Foundation

Trivia & Miscellaneous

Hobbies & InterestsSoccer, philanthropy
ControversiesKnown for raunchy, sexual humor
Philanthropy & ActivismHis own foundation for Ghanaian youth
Public ImageCult following as an over-the-top raunchy comic
Personal ChallengesAdjusting after migrating to America as a teen
Notable InterviewsThe Breakfast Club, Comedy Hype, Vlad TV
Publications & BooksNone
Personal AnecdotesUnable to speak English when he first moved to America
Quotes“I’m not gonna stop until Africa is as developed as the motherf***** United States.”
Michael Blackson with Chris Rock Jon Stewart

Social Media & Online Presence

Instagram Handle@michaelblackson
Twitter Handle@michaelblackson
Facebook Handle@TheMichaelBlackson
Youtube ChannelMichael Blackson TV

Legacy & Influence

Cultural ReferencesKnown for catchphrase “African King of Comedy”
Achievements Outside ComedyStarted his own charitable foundation
MentorshipSupports up-and-coming African comedians and actors
LegacyHelped bring African stand-up comedy into the mainstream