Michael Blackson Net Worth

How Much Is Michael Blackson’s Net Worth?

Net Worth$2 Million
Born November 28, 1972
Age48 Years 
Source of WealthComedian, Actor
Last Updated2021

Michael Blackson is a Professional Ghanaian-American comedian and actor. He has earned a net worth of $2 million. He is best known as “The African King of Comedy”. 

Apart from comedy he is active in films also and appeared in several films including, “Meet The Blacks”, “Easy Money”, and “Coming 2 America”. 

He came into the limelight after appearing in the stand-up comedy club “Comedy Workers”. His Ghanaian accent adds more value to his comedy appearance. 


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Early Life

Michael Blackson’s real name is Jafari Ferguson. He was born on November 28, 1972, in Tamale, Ghana. He grew up in Ghana and at the age of 15, moved to America with his parents.

His mother served in a school and his father worked at a theater company. Blackson was passionate about comedy and acting from the early age of his life.

After moving to the United state, in 1992 he began performing in the local comedy clubs in Philadelphia known as “Comedy Workers”. He started getting attention for his unique Ghana accent of presenting comedy.

Blackson says his major inspiration was Eddie Murphy and his comedy styling.


He started his career by performing in the local comedy club “Comedy Workers” in 1992. During that time he participated in several comedy festivals. 

Blackson performed in several comedy festivals like Schlitz Malt Liquor Comedy Tour, Urban Comedy Festival, and Comedy Central Tour. But he didn’t get any breakthrough with his participation. But he got the attention from there.

His comic appeal grew when he got involved with HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, BET’s ComicView series, Live in Hollywood, and Showtime at Harlem

But he got his big breakthrough from the Los Angeles Comedy Club. 

He was discovered by the actor/director Ice Cube. While performing at the Comedy Store. Which turns out to be his life-changing movement.

He was invited by Ice Cube and he got a chance to perform in various stand-up shows including, Next Friday, Smash Hit Comedy, and Drew Praise. His unforgettable and outstanding performance helped him gain a huge fan following.

After his outstanding performance “Next Friday”. He released his first sketch comedy CD called “Modasucka: Welcome to America”. He started stealing the stage with his performance.

The same year he appeared in the television series 30 Rock, and also appeared in P. Diddy’sThe Bad Boys of Comedy” on HBO. Blackson also starred in “Chappelle’s Show” on Comedy Central.

He appeared in Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand-up and Shaquille O’Neal Present All-Star Comedy Jam in 2011.

He also appeared in a music video by Akon called “Wakonda” in 2019. And in 2021 he appeared in the sequel of “Coming 2 America”.

He has also appeared in several films as an actor, including Next Friday, Internet Dating, One Night in Vegas, Meet The Blacks, and more…

How Does Michael Blackson Make His Money?

Here are the major sources of income, through which he has accumulated a net worth of $2 million.

  • As a Stand-Up Comedian
  • As an Actor
  • Films 
  • Television Shows
  • Tours and events
  • Screenwriter
  • Endorsements

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Major Highlights

Here are some of the main highlights of his career.

  • Next Friday 
  • The Last Stand
  • The Savages
  • Tooken
  • Meet The Blacks
  • Easy Money
  • Coming 2 America
  • And more…

Michael Blackson Famous Quotes

“If you die in an elevator, be sure to push the Up button.”

Michael Blackson

“Last night I lay in bed looking up at the stars in the sky and I thought to myself, where the f**k is the ceiling.”

Michael Blackson


Michael Blackson is famous as “ The American King of Comedy”. He is one of the most original stand-up comedians in the country. He doesn’t give any mercy to his audience, putting them laughing into tears.

I hope his success story will inspire you to learn and take some action.

Also as per the recent updates, the Net Worth of Michael Blackson is $2 Million…!


Here are a few of the questions that are frequently asked, related to Michael Blackson.

Is Michael Blackson Married?

Yes, he is married to Georgia Reign and together they have 3 children. 

What is Michael Blackson’s real name?

His real name is Jafari Ferguson. He was born in Ghana but later moved to America with his parents at the age of 15.

Where Does Michael Blackson Live?

Michael Blackson currently lives in Philadelphia, United States of America.

Is Michael Blackson American Citizen?

Yes, he is an American citizen. Though he was born in Ghana. He along with his parents moved to America and settled there.

P.S: I wrote this article with a clear intention to have an impact on your life, especially on all aspiring Stand-ups, actors, and Entrepreneurs. To change yourself and have a successful life.

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