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Jason Weaver Net Worth: How Rich is the Actor Actually in 2023?

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Jason Weaver Net Worth

Jason Weaver is an American actor and singer. He is best known for starring as Marcus Henderson in the TV sitcom “Smart Guy”. In addition, he is popular for his 2004 hit song “One Call Away”. As of 2023, Jason Weaver net worth is estimated at $4 million.

Full Name Jason Michael Weaver
Birthday July 18, 1979
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois
Profession Actor, Singer
Wife Myra Weaver
Net Worth $4 million

Early life

Jason Weaver was born on the 18th of July, 1979 in Chicago, Illinois. He was born to Robert Lincoln and Marilyn “Kitty” Haywood. His mom was a key member of the Chicago-based female vocal group, Kitty & the Haywoods. For his study, he attended Thornwood High School.

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Jason made his acting debut at 11 years of age on ABC’s drama series “Brewster Place”. He played the lead role of Matthew Thomas in the series. Then in 1992, he appeared as the young Michael Jackson in the five-hour mini-series “The Jacksons: An American Dream”.

Weaver received huge recognition after he was selected to portray the character of Jerome Turrell in ABC’s sitcom “Thea”. He continued to shine on the small screen with his outstanding performance in the TV series “Smart Guy”, “Let’s Stay Together” and “Black’ish”.

Jason is currently playing the recurring role of Rashaad “Shaad” Marshall in the drama series “The Chi”. In addition to TV, he has also been recognized for his exceptional performance in movies. He made his big-screen debut as a child artist in the 1990 historical drama movie “The Long Walk Home”. He also provided the voice for young Simba in the 1994 animated movie “The Lion King”.

His other notable movie appearances include “Drumline”, “The Ladykillers”, “ATL”, “Love For Sale”, “Jada”, “Lottery Ticket”, “Dysfunctional Friends”, and “Another Man Will’. His last movie appearance came in the 2021 movie “AM Radio”, where he appeared as Willie the SIlly DJ.

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Weaver is also a blessed singer who released his first song titled “I Wanna Be Where You Are” in 1992. He dropped his first studio album “Love Ambition” in 1995. The album was released on Motown Records. Then in 1996, he released an Extended Play titled “Stay with Me”. Weaver collaborated with the rapper, Chingy on his single “One Call Away” in 2003. The song was charted as a Top 5 hit song in U. S.

In addition to his acting and singing career, he has also been featured in the music video. He was featured in the Crime Mob’s music Rock Yo Hips and The Dream’s music video “Make Up Bag”. Jason won the Young Artist Award in 1993 for his exceptional performance in The Jacksons: An American Dream. Jason was then nominated for Young Artist Award again in 1994 for his performance in the series Thea. However, he didn’t win the award for the second time. Then in 1995, he received the Young Artist Award for the movie “The Lion King”.

Personal Life

Jason Weaver is known to be a married man. His wife’s name is Myra Weaver. Jason has not provided further details on his marriage life. But, it is revealed that he is parenting two sons with his wife, Myra. His one son’s name is revealed to be Jaylen. Weaver is also known by his stage name, J-Weav. His official Instagram account, @itsjasonweaver currently has 334K followers.

Jason Weaver Net Worth

Jason Weaver’s personal wealth is estimated to be around $4 million as of 2023. In October 2019, he revealed in an interview with VladTV that he rejected $2 million for his role in The Lion King. Instead of the role, he received $100,000 and a share of future royalties from the movie and songs. Jason revealed that he is still earning a good amount in royalties and has received more earnings than the original offer of $2 million.

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