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Jharrel Jerome

Jharrel Jerome is known as an American actor. He is most famous for his roles in Barry Jenkins' drama film Moonlight and in Ava DuVernay's Netflix miniseries When They See Us.

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Background and Age

Jharrel Jerome was born on October 9, 1997 in The Bronx, New York, New York. His mom's name is Radoyka Jerome. He experienced childhood in a family who he portrayed as cherishing and loving. When he was in his eighth grade, his mom proposed him to pursue an acting career and he joined the youthful theater gathering. He enrolled as an undergrad at Ithaca College. He graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School, heading to Manhattan every day via train.

Career and Net Worth

He was keen on the entertainment business at an early age and afterward he wound up intrigued by the music and started writing his own rhymes for rap during his high school. Jharrel Jerome ended up being dynamic in the acting field. He is known for his appearance in his presentation film 'Moonlight' released in 2016 in which he assumed the role of young teen Kevin Jones, a gay character. He increased a lot of name and notoriety from the character because of the unique appeal of playing a young gay black male. The movie gained praise from the LGBTQ community for telling a story about a demographic that does not get much attention from the country.

After his leap forward performance, he was found in the spine chiller TV series 'Mr. Mercedes' where he featured in a significant role of Jerome Robinson. In 2019, he appeared as Maxxie in 'Selah and the Spades' and Rob in 'Robu'. He won the Special Honorary Award for 'Moonlight' in 2016 and he won the ACCA Award in the class Best Cast Ensemble for 'Moonlight' in 2016.

In September 2019, at the 2019 Emmy Awards show, Jerome was nominated for and won the award, Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie because of his performance on When They See Us.

Biography | Marriage, Wife and Kids

There was some talk that he was dating a young lady named Migela Acorsi but those rumors were never confirmed. Jerome has not had a public relationship yet but there were rumors of a Caucasian girlfriend that he left Instagram comments for. The woman posted a photo with hints that she was Jerome's girlfriend. Jerome then left some comments under photo which sent social media crazy with gossip.


Quick Facts
Birth Date: 9 Oct, 1997
Age: 23 yrs
Occupations: Film actor
Rapper
Television actor
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: New York City
Education: Ithaca College
Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School
Gender: Male
Description: American actor
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Last Modified: Oct 17 2020
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