Born on August 26th, 1976, Mike Colter is a popular American actor who is best known for his roles as Lemond Bishop in the renowned television series The Good Wife, Malcolm Ward in Ringer, and Luke Cage in Marvel’s Luke Cage and Jessica Jones. What makes him stand out in the crowd is his excellent acting skills. He won hearts of the crowds within a short span of his career and the credits go to his excellent acting skills.
Talking about his personal life, Mike Colter married Iva Colter who is a well renowned actor and a talented acquisition expert at Netflix. It is said that they met at Rutgers University during studies and their relationship can be traced to their college days.
As of 2016, he is working on TV series Luke Cage and The Defenders which have won him even greater share of fame and glory. Some of his popular films include Million Dollar Baby (2004), Brooklyn Lobster (2005), And Then Came Love (2007), Salt (2010), Men in Black 3(2012), Zero Dark Thirty (2012). These films made him immensely popular among the crowds.Also,he got a chance to illustrate himself in the most efficient way.
Education: Born in Columbia, South Carolina, Mike Colter grew up in St. Matthews, South Carolina. Colter is the youngest of five children which were born to Eddie Lee and Freddie Marion Colter. He graduated from Calhoun County High School. In his senior year, he was voted as “most ambitious” by his colleagues.
Colter spent a year at Benedict College, before he got transferred to the University of South Carolina, from where he received a bachelor’s degree in theater in the year 1999. He also obtained an MFA degree in acting from the Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts. This was a feather in his cap and his career in film making took a rise after the achievement of this indefeasible feat.
Colter’s most applauded role was in the film Million Dollar Baby, in which he played the role of the boxer Big Willie Little. He also made a guest appearance and was starred on Law & Order: Trial By Jury, Law and Order: Criminal Intent (Season 6, Episode 13), The Good Wife, ER, and The Parkers, as well as several TV movies. He also featured in the popular series namely Ringer.
There are some interesting facts which you need to know about him. Did you know that he got inspired by watching an “Soldiers Story” when he was merely eight years old? Yes, you heard it right. This movie was nominated for Oscars in 1984 and left an indelible mark on him. He got deeply inspired and decided to pursue acting as a serious career opportunity.This movie definitely proved to be a turning point in his life.
Mike Colter Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $2.5 Million US Dollars
Mike Colter’s net worth amounts to around $2.5 Million US dollars as of 2017. Also, it has been estimated that he earns around $1 Million through sponsorships and brand endorsements. He is an iconic figure and his increased net worth can be attributed to that.
According to sources it has been found that Mike Colter and Krysten Ritter are finally filming together after they shared scenes in first season of Jessica Jones. Also the first official look at “Marvel’s The Defenders” was released. Charlie Cox’s Matt Murdoch/Daredevil, Krysten Ritter’s Jessica Jones, Mike Colter’s Luke Cage and Finn Jones’ Danny Rand/Iron Fist gather in one of the photos released via Entertainment Weekly. The four vigilantes also grace the cover of the magazine’s latest issue.
Undoubtedly, he is one of the finest actors and has made an unique place through her great acting skills. His achievements and success in filmmaking can be credited to his efforts and efforts of his parents. He is a rising star and an inspiration to all those young ladies who wish to achieve indefeasible feats in their lives.
Apart from his stunning looks, he is a perfect blend of good humor and personality, all of which is needed to become a great actor. Undoubtedly, his future is bright and his consistent performances have proved that he is the best in the lot.