Full Name: Michael Bakari Jordan
Why Famous: One of Michael B. Jordan's first significant roles as in the critically acclaimed TV series "The Wire" (2002) as Wallace. Further Tv roles followed, including in "All My Children", "Friday Night Lights".
Jordan's first film collaboration with director Ryan Coogler was "Fruitvale Station" (2013) followed by the Rocky sequel "Creed" (2015) with Sylvester Stallone. Jordan's third film with Coogler was the Marvel superhero film "Black Panther" opposite Chadwick Boseman. The film was an international hit and became the first superhero film to be nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards.
- 2018-01-29 Marvel film "Black Panther" directed by Ryan Coogler and starring Chadwick Boseman premieres in Los Angeles
- 2018-03-11 Superhero movie "The Black Panther" becomes the fifth Marvel movie to earn $1 billion worldwide
- 2018-03-26 "The Black Panther" becomes the highest grossing superhero film in America earning $630.9m
- 2020-11-18 Michael B. Jordan named "Sexiest Man Alive" by People Magazine