Micheal Ward, Biography, Family, Awards, Movies, Net Worth 2022

Micheal Ward (born 18 November 1997) is a Jamaican-British actor and a model.

Background

Micheal is an English actor who was born in Jamaica and raised in Romford, London. Micheal Ward ethnicity is Afro-Caribbean.

When he was four his family migrated to Hackney, London, where he spent his childhood. In the bustling multicultural district Hackney, he witnessed many seemingly harmless events escalating to dangerous levels.

Family

Micheal Ward’s mother’s name is Keisha Getfield. His father died when he was young. He has three sisters, and one of his sisters’ name is Shan Timaiz. His aunt and uncle run a Caribbean restaurant in Chadwell Heath, east London.

Career

At the age of 16, he worked as a delivery boy at his auntie’s Caribbean restaurant in Chadwell Heath. Before venturing into the entertainment industry, Ward worked in a bookie shop, where one can legally place bets in person with a licensed bookmaker. At college, one of his teachers took a shine to him. Later, when she left her teaching job to work for an acting agency, she signed up Ward with the agency, which led him to book a few small roles in music videos. At the age of seventeen, he won a modeling contest that led him to be the face of the e-commerce site JD Sports, where he modeled for sportswear.

Micheal Ward has an estimated Net Worth of about $200,000.

Born 18 November 1997 (age 25)

Spanish Town Jamaica
Nationality
  • Jamaican
  • British
Occupation Actor
Years active 2016–present
Awards British Academy Film Award (2020

 

Micheal felt confident about pursuing a career in acting due to the audience’s reaction to his portrayal of the lead character in a modern interpretation of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth at school.

Film

He appeared as a supporting artist in the background of the British drama film Brotherhood (2016).

In 2019, he came into the limelight when he played the role of Marco in the British crime drama film ‘Blue Story.’ The film is based around the estates of London, looking at the effects that the drug gangs have on the lives of teens growing up there. In the film, two best friends, Marco and Timmy, are dragged into an ongoing gang rivalry between their areas, which leads them into the life of crime.

He struck stardom in 2019 when he played the protagonist Jamie in the third season of the 2011 British television crime drama ‘Top Boy.’ In the series, Jamie is an East London boy rising to prominence in Hackney’s drug-dealing gang, simultaneously looking after his two young brothers. Ward was nominated in the category of Best Actor (Male) at the RTS Programme Awards (2020) for playing the role of Jamie.

He starred in the music video of the song “Black” by the British rapper-singer Dave. In 2020, he starred in ‘Good Thanks, You?’ as Lewis, which earned the title of ‘Best Short Film’ at the Tweetfest Film Festival (2020). The film deals with the lead character’s traumatic experience and the after-effects.

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