Micheal Ward is a young actor and former model who has appeared in various British films and tv series. He rose to fame after portraying the character of Jamie Tovell in Netflix's crime drama series, Top Boy. Similarly, he received wide acclaim for his role as Marco in the 2019 movie, Blue Story.
Micheal Ward was born on November 18, 1997, in Jamaica, but he grew up in Romford, Essex, in the U.K. Ward's nationality is British. His father died when he was 2. Further, Micheal lives in Romford with his single mom and two of his three sisters.
Ward was an excellent soccer player at school. However, he chose to spend more time playing dramas. At 17, Micheal won a modeling contest then moved into short films. He then earned a part in the Netflix teen series, The A-List, which was also his first paid character job.
Micheal Ward Relationship Status
The 23-year-old dashing actor doesn't have a girlfriend. Therefore, he is currently not dating anyone. Also, Ward hasn't shared information about his personal life. He is mostly seen with his mom at red carpet events. Further, Micheal is much focused on his acting career rather than getting involved in romantic affairs.
After winning his First BAFTA, Ward was seen with Adwoa Abobah, a British fashion model. They were enjoying each other's company at the British Vogue but they are just good friends. While Ward's popularity has increased in a short time, the actor maintains a humble attitude.
Micheal Ward Net Worth
The talented actor, Micheal Ward has a net worth of $200,000. In a short amount of time, Ward has managed to establish himself as a brilliant young actor. For his roles in Top Boy and Blue Story, Micheal won the EE BAFTA Rising Star in February 2020.
It is not known how much Ward charges to appear in a project. However, the average salary for actors ranges somewhere between $47,876-$77,877. Further, experienced actors can earn higher than average. Another young actor, Brett Gray earned recognition after appearing in Netflix's series, On My Block.
As mentioned Micheal worked as a model before he started acting. He worked for the e-commerce sites of brands like JD Sports and modeling athleisure. Similarly, he has appeared in a few music videos including Tom Walker's single, Blessings (2017). In 2018, he appeared in Lily Allen's music video, Trigger.
Movies and TV Shows
To date, Micheal has worked in a handful of films and tv series. He made his on-screen debut in an uncredited role in the 2016 film, Brotherhood. In 2018, Ward appeared in The A-List. The year 2019 proved to be lucky as Micheal starred in two very powerful roles.
Watch Micheal giving a speech after winning his first BAFTA!
Micheal appeared in the crime drama film, Blue Story, for which he won the Best Film Actor award at the 2020 NME Awards. In 2020, director, Steve McQueen chose Ward for movies, Lovers Rock and Small Axe.
Additionally, he shared the screen with actors like Charlize Theron and Chiwetel Ejiofor in the superhero film, The Old Guard.