Michael Rainey Jr. (born September 22, 2000) is an American actor. He hails from Louisville, Kentucky. To this day he has worked in shows as well as in movies. His first movie was an Italian movie in which he spoke fluent Italian after learning for one year. After which Michael got appreciated for his performance very much.
On February 9, 2020, a show named “Power” got released which is co-produced by the famous rapper “50 Cent”. The series is very popular among the American Audience. In this show, Michael Rainey Jr. is playing the role of Tariq who is the prime suspect for his father’s murder.
On the morning of 23rd February 2020, Rainey posted his image with surprising reactions along with a caption “Me going through my DMS tryna figure out why I have 326 death threat messages”. So according to the actor, he is receiving threats from people through Instagram.
Childhood, Parents, Siblings & Education
In Louisville, Kentucky, the United States, the famous actor Michael Rainey Jr. took birth in the year 2000 (age 19 years, as in 2019) on 22nd September. He is the son of Shauna Small. The name of his father is not known.
His mother basically belongs to Jamaica and his father is an African-American. He is the only child of his parents and has no siblings.
Rainey Jr. started acting at the age of 6 and got his first role in the movie at the age of 10. He spent a major portion of his childhood in Kentucky and at the age of 14 came to Los Angeles. He did his schooling from a local school and is now pursuing his graduation.
Physical Stats, Height, Weight & Appearance
Michael Rainey Jr. is a fairly tall actor and his height is 5 feet 8 inches. He keeps his diet very balanced and he is also picky and which is why his weight is around 149 lbs (68 kg).
He is famous for his dressing sense. He has pierced ears and wears a diamond stud. He wears a gold chain with gold pendent which bears “22”.
Rainey expensive clothing brands like Champion, French Connection, and Fendi. He keeps short hair and his hairs are curly & black.
Personal Life, Girlfriend & Partner
To the extent, we know currently is not involved in any love affair. We have not seen him with any special girl. Michael Rainey Jr. got asked this question in a magazine interview and he replied that he wants to focus on his career right now and has no plans of being involved in a relationship.
He is very close to Curtis James Jackson (50 Cent) and Joseph Sikora. Recently they all gathered in a party to celebrate the success of the series. The whole cast of “Power” was there.
In his personal life, he engages with his fans through an Instagram account. His Instagram account has 1.1 million followers. He also has a Facebook account that has around 67.5k fans.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Michael Rainey Jr.
|Real Full Birth Name||Michael Rainey Jr.
|Famous as||An Actor.|
|Age (As of 2019)||19 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||22 September 2000.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Louisville, Kentucky, United States.
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Birth Sign)||Virgo.|
|House Location||California, USA.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5'8".
|Weight||Kilograms: 68 Kg.
Pounds: 149 lbs.
|Eye Color||Dark brown.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Parents||Father: Will Update Soon.
Mother: Shauna Small.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Social media||Instagram: michaelraineyjr (1.1 million followers).
Twitter: @michaelraineyjr (51.5k fans).
Facebook: @MichaelRaineyJr (67.5k likes).
|Highest Qualification||High school.|
|School||Local High school.|
|Debut Movie||Un Altro Mundo (Italian movie).|
|Filmography||1. 211 (2018).
2. Amateur (2018).
3. Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016).
4. The Butler (2013).
5. Learning Uncle Vincent (2012).
6. Another World (2010).
7. A second Christmas.
8. Un Altro Mundo (2010)
9. Power (2014-2020).
10. Free Starz: Power.
|Net worth||$ 1.2 million USD (As in 2020).|
Movies, Acting Career, TV Shows & Net worth
Rainey’s mother wanted him to become an actor and he is also very interested in acting from an early age. Michael Rainey Jr. got his first project, an Italian movie named “Un Altro Mundo” in the year 2010.
Because of the movie, he learned Italian and now can speak fluent Italian. The movie became successful and he received a lot of appreciation from viewers.
After this, Michael Rainey Jr. came back to the USA, where he got his breakthrough in the movie “Another World” which released in the year 2010. After this, he has also appeared in shows.
Infamous series “Power” he played the role of the main character named “Tariq”. Since 2014 he is working with this franchise and now in February new season got released which also got loved by the public.
He has done movies like “211”, “Amateur”, “The Butler”, “Another World”, and “Learning Uncle Vincent”. This shows that he has done significant work in the movie industry and will also work in the coming future.
In 10 years of career, Michael Rainey Jr. has earned a net worth of $ 1.2 million USD as in 2020. As we came to know he is working on an upcoming project which will release quite soon.
- He has a BMW M8 which is a luxury segment sports car and is worth around 133k USD as in 2020.
- Michael Rainey Jr. loves to play basketball and plays in his college basketball team.
- He is a pet lover and has an American bully.
- The whole cast of “Power” recently appeared on the cover page of Vibe magazine.
- Rainey is a fan of basketball legend James LeBron.
- He loves to travel and his favorite destination is NYC.
- Michael has a collection of NY caps.