Mike Colter Net Worth

January 19, 2023
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SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 24: Actor Mike Colter poses for a portrait at Getty Images Portrait Studio powered by Samsung Galaxy at Comic-Con International 2014 at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego on July 24, 2014 in San Diego, California. (Photo by MJ Kim/Getty Images for Samsung)

Mike Randal Colter was born on 26 August 1976, in Columbia, South Carolina USA, and is an actor, best known for being part of the television series “The Good Wife” as Lemond Bishop. He also plays Luke Cage in the Marvel series “Luke Cage” and “Jessica Jones”, both set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Mike Colter? As of mid-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $2 million, mostly earned through success in acting. He was also part of the series “Ringer” playing Malcolm Ward. As he continues his career, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.


Mike Colter Net Worth $2 million


Mike grew up in St. Matthews, South Carolina, where he attended Calhoun County High School, and after matriculating went to Benedict College. He spent a year there and later transferred to the University of South Carolina, where he studied theatre and graduated with his bachelor’s degree in 1999. He then attended Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts to get an MFA in acting.

Colter started his acting career in 2002, with guest roles in “ER” and “The Parkers”. Two years later, he was cast in one of his most notable roles in “Million Dollar Baby”, playing boxer Big Willie Little. The film was directed and co-produced by Clint Eastwood and received high acclaim, winning four Academy Awards. His net worth started to increase as more opportunities opened up for him, and afterwards Colter would go and make guest appearances in “The Good Wife”, Law & Order: Criminal Intent”, and “Law & Order: Trial By Jury”. He also starred in several television films, including “Silver Bells”, and “Taking Chance”. In 2011, he became the co-star of the series “Ringer”, also starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, airing for 22 episodes in its first season, however, it was cancelled soon afterwards.

In 2014, Mike joined the “Halo” franchise, becoming the star of the series “Halo: Nightfall”, a digital feature produced by Ridley Scott. In the feature, he played Agent Jameson Locke in the origin story. The feature tied in with the video game “Halo 5: Guardians”, in which Mike did motion capture for Agent Locke, but the character was voiced by Ike Amadi. Afterwards, Mike found his way to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, co-starring in the series “Jessica Jones”, playing the comic book character Luke Cage. The series was released in 2015 through Netflix and received critical acclaim, and so has been renewed for a second season set to release in 2018. The show would also lead to the release of 2016’s “Luke Cage”, which got positive reviews too, and will also have a second season set to release in 2018.

For his personal life, it is known that Colter is married to Iva and they have a daughter. The family resides in Los Angeles, California. He is the second cousin of actress Viola Davis.

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