Who is Jordan Calloway?
Jordan Calloway is an American actor who is probably best known for starring in the role of Chuck Clayton in the teen drama TV series “Riverdale”. Calloway is also widely recognized for portraying recurring characters in several other popular TV series, such as “Unfabulous”, “Beyond” as well as “Freakish” and “Black Lightning”.
Jordan Calloway’s Early Life & Education
Jordan Calloway was born under the zodiac sign of Libra on the 18th October 1990, in Los Angeles, California, USA, so of American nationality as well as of African-American ethnicity, and is the younger child of the American actress Tony L. Calloway and the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated American cinematographer and director Joseph W. Calloway.
His older brother, Niles Calloway is an actor as well. Jordan went to Maranatha High School in Pasadena, California, from which he matriculated in 2009, and where he also excelled at varsity baseball. Calloway then enrolled at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, California, from which he obtained a degree in production. Taking into consideration that Jordan originates from a family which have such an enviable history in the movie-making industry, it is no wonder that he’s managed to make a successful acting career himself, although as a teenager he wanted to become a member of the US Navy Seals.
Jordan Calloway’s Career
Jordan’s acting debut occurred in 2000, when at the age of 10 he appeared in an episode of “The Parkers” TV series. After honing his acting skills in the course of the next several years, his first major acting engagement occurred in 2004 when he was cast for the role of Zach Carter-Schwartz – one of the three main characters in Nickelodeon’s popular television teen series “Unfabulous”, subsequently through the shows entire 3-season-run. For his superb performances, he was honored with Young Artist Award nominations three times, in 2005, 2006 and 2006. In 2005 Calloway got the recurring role of K.J. Thibeaux in the popular TV series “ER”, which he reprised through the show’s 11th and 12th seasons.
Jordan Calloway’s first big screen appearance came in 2011, when he portrayed one of the main characters in the drama movie “DisCONNECTED”, followed by an appearance in the 2013 drama movie “Life of a King”. In the course of the next several years, Jordan steadily built his acting career through a streak of various television appearances, such as in the series “Gang Related” and “Reckless”, as well as in several TV movies including “Drumline: A New Beat” and “Studio City”. These accomplishments were followed by a memorable big screen appearance in the 2016 drama movie “Grandma’s House”.
However, the real breakthrough in Jordan Calloway’s acting career occurred later in 2016 when he was cast to portray the recurring character of Kevin McArdle in the TV series “Beyond”. With his career already set on the rising path, in the following year Calloway was chosen to star in the role of Zane in the television Sci-Fi horror series “Freakish”, which earned him a huge dose of popularity.
Following the above-mentioned success, later in 2017 he was cast for one of his most memorable on-camera appearances in his acting career so far – that of Chuck Clayton in the TV mystery crime drama series “Riverdale” – the show follows adventures of Archie Comics’ characters and is currently in its third season, airing on The CW Television Network. Since 2018, Jordan Calloway is starring as Khalil Payne in the TV Sci-Fi action drama series “Black Lightning”, while in 2019 he appeared briefly in a pilot episode for “The Fix” TV series.
In his acting career currently spanning for almost 20 years, Jordan Calloway has added nearly 25 acting credits to his professional portfolio.
Jordan Calloway’s Personal Life
Despite his popularity, Jordan has somehow managed to keep his private life far from the mass media as there aren’t many relevant yet available details about his personal life, romantic connections or love affairs, so it appears that he is currently single. However, there were rumors that he was dating colleague American actress Malese Jow but those were later denied.
The 27-year-old Jordan Calloway sports a slim and fit figure. with a quite muscular physique. He is standing 5ft 11ins (1.80m) tall and weighing around 172lbs (78kgs). Jordan is also active on several popular social media networks such as Instagram, on which his official account @j_calloway6 has amassed more than 168,000 followers, and Twitter on which his @JordanCalloway1 profile has gathered more than 21,000 fans so far.
Jordan Calloway’s Net Worth
Have you ever wondered how much wealth this young American actor has accumulated so far? How rich Jordan Calloway is? According to authoritative sources, it is estimated that the total of Jordan Calloway’s net worth as of early 2019, revolves around the sum of $500,000 which has been acquired through his acting career since 2010.