Who is Jamie Hector?
Jamie Hector is an actor of Haitian and American ancestry, who has achieved prominence as Marlo Stanfield in the TV crime-drama series “The Wire”, then as Lincoln Deneuf in the action film “Max Payne”, and as Mutulu in the film “All Eyez on Me”, among many other differing roles that he’s secured so far in his career.
So, do you want to find out more about Jamie Hector, from his childhood years to most recent career endeavors, including his personal life as well? If yes, then stay with us for a while, as we introduce you to this prominent actor.
Jamie Hector Scar Story
Before we reveal to you when and where Jamie was born, many of you certainly want to know how he got that scar across his cheek? Well, Jamie has never revealed the cause, and whenever questioned he would point out that he has used to bring out emotions for his characters, but doesn’t like to talk about how he got it. So for now, this question remains unanswered.
Jamie Hector Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Jamie Hector was born on the 7th October 1975, in Brooklyn, New York City USA, however, he hasn’t shared much about his childhood, including the names of his parents and their vocations. Nevertheless, after high school, Jamie became interested in acting, and after a few small parts, he would enroll at The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, from which he got his BA degree.
As early as 1997, Jamie made his acting debut; it was a minor role in the TV crime-drama series “New York Undercover”, and then he continued with another minor role in the film “He Got Game” (1998), starring Denzel Washington, Milla Jovovich and Ray Allen, while in 1999 he made an appearance in Jim Jarmusch’s award-winning action crime-drama film “Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai”, with Forest Whitaker, Henry Silva and John Tormey as the stars. It was in 2003 that the course of his career changed, when he was chosen for the lead role in the short film “Five Deep Breaths”. The film became a success, and Jamie was recognized in the film industry.
“The Wire” and Rise to Prominence
The following year, Jamie secured one of his most prominent roles so far in his career, as drug kingpin Marlo Stanfield in the crime-drama series “The Wire”. He portrayed Marlo in more than 30 episodes of the award-winning series, which made him quite popular with the public but also with casting producers and directors. He continued his rise to prominence in the next few years, first with the part of Rasheed in the drama film “Blackout”, while from 2006 to 2008 he was Benjamin ‘Knox’ Washington in the TV series “Heroes”, with his character getting his own spin-off series – “Heroes: Hard Knox” – in 2008. The same year, he was Lincoln Deneuf in the action film “Max Payne”, starring Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis and Beau Bridges.
— Jamie Hector (@JamieHector) July 27, 2017
Continual Success and “Bosch”
He started the latest decade rather slowy, but bounced back with the role of Mr. Roundtree in the drama film “Life, Love, Soul” in 2012, then as Nick in the action film “Blood Ties” in 2013, in which Clive Owen, Marion Cotillard, and Billy Crudup took the lead roles, while in 2014 he was chosen for the co-starring role of Jerry Edgar in the TV series “Bosch” (2014-2018), next to Titus Welliver and Amy Aquino. He featured in all 40 episodes of the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated series, which pushed him a bit higher up the ladder of stardom. In 2017 he was Mutulu in the highly-anticipated biopic on Tupac Shakur, entitled “All Eyez on Me”, with Demetrius Shipp Jr. starring as the famous rapper, while in 2018 Jamie portrayed Ron in the drama film “Doubting Thomas”. Recently, he has started playing Devon Finch in the TV action drama series “Queen of the South” (2017-2018), and is currently working on the drama film “The Promise Keeper”, which is currently in pre-production and awaiting release date.
Jamie Hector Net Worth
Since launching his career, Jamie Hector has become quite a successful actor, with around 60 film and TV titles credited to his name. So, have you ever wondered how rich Jamie Hector is, as of early 2019? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Hector’s net worth is as high as $2 million, which is rather impressive, don’t you agree? Undoubtedly, his wealth will become higher in the upcoming years, assuming that he successfully continues his career.
Jamie Hector Personal Life, Marriage, Children, Wife
What do you know about this actor’s personal life? Well, Jamie has been very secretive and until recently hadn’t revealed many details. However, we have found out that he is married and that his wife’s name is Jennifer Amelia; the couple tied the knot sometime in 2005 or 2006, and since then have welcomed two daughters. During one baby shower party, people were injured as an apparent gatecrasher exchanged nearly 50 shots with guests.
Jamie Hector Internet Fame
Over the years, Jamie has become quite popular on social media platforms, especially Instagram and Twitter. His official Instagram page has almost 50,000 followers, with whom he has shared his most recent career endeavors, such as the release of the film “Canal Street”, among other posts. You can find Jamie on Twitter as well, on which he has more than 35,000 followers, and has used his popularity to promote his career, including to announce the new season of the popular TV series “Bosch”, in addition to other posts.
So, if you aren’t already a fan of this prominent actor, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to become one, just skip over to his official pages, and see what he is up to next.