Mike Epps (born 18 November 1970) is an American stand-up comedian and actor from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. He is also an American film producer, rapper and writer. He is popular in the hearts of his fan for his best acting in the film “Next Friday” where he acts as a Day-Day Jones.
Childhood, Parents, Siblings & Education
Michael Elliot Epps was born on 18 November 1970 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. His father’s name is Tommy Epps and mothers name is Mary Reed. There is no proper information is available about the siblings of Mike Epps.
He completes his schooling from the Arsenal Technical High School in Indianapolis, Indiana, US. He is a jolly nature from childhood. When he was in school he takes part in various comedy events. His parents know that he is good at comedy so they said to him to make his career in this field.
Mike wants to polish his skills in comedy so he went to Atlanta and started working in a comedy theatre. After working for some time in the theatre he joined the tour of Def Comedy Jam and taking regular classes there.
Physical Stats, How tall, Appearance & More
The American star comedian maintained himself very well. He is a fitness freak and loves to do regular exercise. The 49-year-old actor, Mike Epps stands at a height of 6 feet and 2 inches (in meters 1.88 m) and gains a weight of 88 kilograms (in pounds 194 lbs).
He has a tan color skin tone. His hair and eyes color is black but according to the age his hair turned white but he dyes his hair. He always used to wear jeans and t-shirts. His body measurement is 34-32-15.
So many people think that Mike is gay but it is not true. He is a straight personality and interested in women. He is a comedian so he plays the bisexual role some comedy shows. Otherwise, he is a handsome man and has a great personality.
Personal Life, Girlfriend, Spouse & Children
According to his personal life, Mike is a married man and the father of his children. The famous actor got married twice. He married his first wife Mechelle McCain in July 2006.
The couple lived happily in Beverly Hills, California, US. Mariah, Maddie, and Makayla are the three daughters of Mike. He loves his children so much.
In the year 2017, there is some misunderstanding are creates between the couples. After some time he gave divorced from Mechelle in September 2017.
After the gap of half-year in 2018, Michael Elliot Epps starts dating with Kyra Robinson. Kyra is the executive of the OWN Network. After one year the couple married in June 2019.
Some Hidden Facts about Mike Epps
|Quick Info & Wiki|
|Full Real Name||Michael Elliot Epps.|
|Stage Name||Mike Epps .|
|Profession||Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Rapper, and Writer.|
|Famously Known as||For his role of Day-Day Jones in Next Friday.|
|Birthday (DOB)||18 November 1970.|
|Age (as of 2019)||49 years old.|
|Place of Birth||Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.|
|Gay or Lesbian||No.|
|Social Media Profiles||Instagram: @eppsie (5.6 million + followers).
Twitter: @TheRealMikeEpps (3.39 million+ followers).
Facebook: Mike Epps.
Youtube: Mike Epps (192 K + Subscriber).
|Parents||Father: Tommy Epps.
Mother: Mary Reed.
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||Feet & Inches: 6' 2".
Centimeters: 188 cm.
Meters: 1.88 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 88 Kg.
Pounds: 194 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||34-32-15.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||7.|
|Wife||1. Mechelle McCain (2006-2017).
2. Kyra Robinson (2018-Present).
|School||Arsenal Technical High School in Indianapolis, Indiana, US.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$3-4 million US dollars (As of 2019).|
Career & Net worth
Michael Epps starts his career in the year 1995 when he joined the tour of Def Comedy Jam. He appeared as a stand-up comedian in a show on HBO. Where he made his act for those people who make fun of physical and mentally disabled children and open their eyes.
After the hard work of two years, in 1997 he gets a role in the film Strays which was directed by Vin Diesel. Then he starts his career in movies.
In 1999. he gives audition for a movie and he was selected for the movie. He gets the role of Day-Day Jones in the film Next Friday. He gives his best in this film and become the popular comedian in the country.
In 2001-2002 he makes so many movies like Dr. Dolittle 2, How High, Friday after Next and All about the Benjamins.after that from 2008 to 2013 he makes a space in the hearts of his fans by making the films Open Season 2, sparkles, etc. and won so many awards.
The legend of comedian, Mike Epps’s gross Net worth is around $3 – $4 million USD, as in 2019.
This is not enough for him he wants to make more popular in life. He is a talented singer and rapper also. So he starts his career in music as a rapper in the song A Bay Bay and after this, he wrote a song for gangsta unit named Trying to Be Gangsta.
In 2008 he becomes the host of G- Unit. He sings and writes so many songs like Big Girls, Bow Wow, etc. When he performs any stand-up comedy he used to do rap in the performance.
He also appears in so many TV series like How High 2, Uncle Buck, Wild N’Out, etc. he is a famous personality and popular in America. In 2019 he works on his movie Last Friday which will be released in 2020.
Awards & Achievements
|2007||Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Performance in “Talk to Me”.|
|2012||Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture in “Jumping the Broom”.|
|2016||Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in “Survivor’s Remorse”.|
|2017||All Def Movie Award for Best Smash in a Motion Picture in “Bessie”.|
- His Zodiac sign is Scorpio.
- In 2017 when mike performed on the stage suddenly a Kangaroo comes on stage, he didn’t hurt the kangaroo and holds it because he loves animals.
- On 1 June 2014, in Atlanta Mike gets a fight with a stranger on stage and his bodyguard threw the mobile phone of the person and broke his glasses. After this incident mikes go for jail for 2 days.
- Mike Epps is always active on social media and shares his memorable moments with his fans.
- He has a youtube channel that has more than 195 K subscribers.
- Mike gets popular in 2004 with playing the role of Lloyd Jefferson in Resident Evil: Apocalypse.
- He becomes the Ambassador of Super Boel in 2012.
- Michael Elliot Epps is a dog lover and has a pet dog.
- He holds an American Nationality.