Michael Rainey Jr.

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Full Name Michael Rainey Jr.
Age 20 Years Old
Nick Name Michael Rainey Jr.
Gender Male
Birth Date September 22nd, 2000
Birth Place Louisville, Kentucky, United State

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About Michael Rainey Jr. 

Michael Rainey Jr. is an American actor who is known for his recurring roles on the hit Netflix series "Orange Is the New Black" as Michael Burset as well as on Starz network's hit show "Power" as a role of Tariq St. Patrick. He has also starred in the 2016 film "Barbershop: The Next Cut". He began his career doing commercials in both print and television. He also was featured as a child on "Sesame Street". His first film in America is "Learning Uncle Vincent (LUV)". As recent news, he wants to get in shape for the Starz spinoff "Power Book II: Ghost," premiering Sunday, or at least not look "like a twig" in his love scenes. He was also nominated in the category "Outstanding Performance by a Youth" at the 49th NAACP Image Awards and for "Best Performance Drama" at the NAMIC Vision Awards in 2018.

Famous For

  • Being an American actor.
  • For his recurring roles on the hit Netflix series "Orange Is the New Black".

Michael Rainey Jr., a famous Actor

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Early Life of Michael Rainey Jr.

Michael Rainey Jr. opened his eyes for the first time on 22nd September 2000 in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. He belongs to American nationality whereas his ethnicity is mixed. Similarly, he is from Christianity religion and his zodiac sign is Virgo. His race is black. He celebrates his birthday on 22nd September of every year, and he had celebrated his 19th birthday as of 2019. He is the son of Michael Rainey Sr (father) and Shauna Small (mother). He has Jamaican roots because his mother is Jamaican by birth. Furthermore, as an American actor, he has not shared details about his education details.

Career of Michael Rainey Jr.

  • Michael Rainey Jr. commenced his acting career in 2009 from the entitled, "Un Altro Mondo" as the lead character "Charlie" which was directed by Silvio Muccino.
  • He made his first appearance on-screen with the long-running American TV series for children, "Sesame Street".
  • Then, he was seen in crime-drama flick "Learning Uncle Vincent (LUV)" which was launched on 23rd January 2012. And slowly, he was the part of successful American historical drama film "The Butler" as the principal character of Cecil. The film was released on 16th August 2013.
  • After that, from 2013 to 2015, he appeared in the American comedy-drama web TV series "Orange Is the New Black".
  • Similarly, he starred in the American crime drama TV series titled "Power" since 2014 as a role of Tariq St. Patrick.
  • Meanwhile, he starred in a commercially successful comedy film "Barbershop: The Next Cut" as Jalen Palmer in April 2016.
  • Furthermore, he is starring in an upcoming American drama series "Power Book II: Ghost" as a lead role which is developed by Courtney A. Kemp. The series is a spinoff of the long-running series, "Power". 
  • As a piece of fresh news, he wants to get in shape for the Starz spinoff "Power Book II: Ghost," premiering Sunday, or at least not look "like a twig" in his love scenes.  
  • "Tariq has new love interests," he told of his character. "You know, I got to do those pushups to make sure I look a little cut... I'm not really built right now, so I just be chilling. But honestly, I'm about to start going to the gym to get brolic up on these people. I just want to get swollen, but I don't wanna get too swole. I just wanna get a little more cut up."
  • The 19-year-old star figured, "Of course I want to bring the sex appeal you can't be on the screen looking like a twig. Nobody really wants to see that!".

Personal Life of Michael Rainey Jr.

Michael Rainey Dating Model Eva Apio

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Reflecting on Michael Rainey Jr.'s personal life, he is not a married guy because he is in the young stage of life to marry. Regarding his dating life, he is dating his girlfriend named Eva Apio. The duo began flaunting their romance in the mid-year of 2019. Talking about his girlfriend, she is an England-based Ugandan model who was represented by Strom Model. The couple's relationship is expectational till now and hopes it will be in the future too. He is also focusing on a victorious career, which is so outstanding. Talking about his sexual orientation, he is straight.

In addition, he has also received numerous death threats resulting from his role as Tariq St. Patrick on Starz series "Power". 

Net Worth of Michael Rainey Jr.

Michael Rainey Jr. is earning a fine amount of money from his acting career. He has also earned a considerable amount of money at this age which so awesome. Moving towards his net worth, it is around $1.2 million dollars as of 2020. He also earns a handsome amount of salary too, which is around $315,000 per season. The new deal will pay him $45,000 an episode moving forward, an increase of $25k per episode, with a guaranteed seven episodes in person. Furthermore, his main source of income is from an acting career. He did commercials and print advertisements of several major giants like AT&T, Target, and Toys R Us from where he earns a fine amount of money.

Body Measurement of Michael Rainey Jr.

Regarding Michael's body measurement, he stands at a height of 5 feet and 8 inches or 1.73 m and his body weight is around 68 kg or 149 pounds. He is famous for his dressing sense. He is maintaining his body by doing exercises daily to keep himself fit and fine. He keeps his hair short and his hairs are curly and black while his eyes color is also black too. In addition, his body build type is average.