Jason Weaver Net Worth: Jason Weaver is an American actor, singer, and voice artist from Chicago, Illinois, who has a net worth of $4 million US as of 2022. His real name is Jason Michael Weaver, better known by his celebrated name J-Weav.
Jason started his professional acting career back in the early 90s and played roles in various projects such as Brewster Place, The Kid Who Loved Christmas, The Long Walk Home, and many more.
He is one of the most hardworking actors in the industry who established himself as one of the lead celebrities in the country. Jason Weaver gained popularity for his roles as Marcus Henderson on The WB sitcom television series Smart Guy.
He also earned stardom for his performance on the short-lived sitcom Thea in which he appeared as Jerome Turrell from 1993 to 1994. As a singer, Jason provided the singing voice of the character young Simba in the In Walt Disney Feature Animation’s 1994 movie titled The Lion King.
He got an offer from rapper Chingy to appear in his hit single One Call Away which went viral by reaching #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and earned him a lot of recognition. In this post, we will explore the total net worth of Jason Weaver his salary, income sources, career, biography, and more.
Net Worth 2022:
|Net Worth||$4 Million|
Jason Michael Weaver was born on the 18th of July 1979 and was raised in Chicago, Illinois, by a single mother Kitty Haywood.
Jason’s mother Kitty is known for being a member of Kitty & the Haywoods which is a Chicago-based female singing duo. His father’s name is Robert Lincoln Weaver.
He holds an American nationality and is of African-American roots. Upon his education, Jason Weaver attended Thornwood High School.
Jason Weaver first got an opportunity to play his earliest role in Oprah Winfrey’s 1990 TV series called Brewster Place where he was the main cast as Matthew Thomas.
In 1992 he portrayed young Michael Jackson in the miniseries titled The Jacksons: An American Dream, followed by his role in the television sitcom Thea from 1993 to 1994 as well as his role as Marcus Henderson on the web sitcom Smart Guy from 1997 to 1999.
Weaver rose to fame when he began providing the singing voice of young Simba for the 1994 blockbuster Walt Disney Animation Studios film titled The Lion King.
In 2002 Weaver made his acting debut in the coming-of-age teen comedy film Drumline in which he was cast as Ernest alongside Nick Cannon. He then played Weemack Funthes in 2004s The Ladykillers.
That same year he was featured in Chingy’s music video One Call Away which also appeared with Keshia Knight Pulliam and AND1 baller Phillip Hot Sauce Champion.
In 2006 Weaver was cast for the supporting role of Teddy in the film titled ATL which featured rappers T.I. and Big Boi from OutKast. After that Weaver was featured in Crime Mob’s music video Rock Yo Hips ft Lil Scrappy, and The-Dream’s Make Up Bag ft T.I.
He appeared as Kent in the 2011s movie He’s Mine Not Yours co-stars Wendy Raquel Robinson, Clifton Powell, Carl Anthony Payne II, and Caryn Ward.
Weaver then continued to appear in films including, Dysfunctional Friends, Jada, Love for Sale, The LeBrons, and TV series Let’s Stay Together, Black-ish, Nubbin & Friends, Boomerang, and The Chi, among others.
He provided vocals for the character of White Socks in the Spanish animated series Scruff from 1993 to 2003. Weaver then voiced for Condor in The LeBrons 2011–2014.
Apart from being an actor Kason Weaver is also a singer and songwriter like he contributed the singing voice of Simba in the film The Lion King. In 1995 Weaver dropped one studio album called, Love Ambition, and 1 extended play, Stay With Me in the next year.
Jason also provided vocals for the role of Michael Jackson in The Jacksons: An American Dream for which he won the Young Artist Award in the category of Outstanding Young Performers Starring in a Mini-Series.
He was also the performer of the song Once Call Away with American rapper Chingy. The single hit several charts and came up as one of the Top 5 hits in the United States.
Jason released his debut album Love Ambition in 1995 under Motown Records and then dropped the 2 versions of the single Stay With Me.
Weaver’s performance in the film Thea earned him the Young Artist Award for Outstanding Youth Ensemble in a Television Series. He also won the 1995s Young Artist Award in the category of Best Performance by a Young Actor in a Voiceover – TV or Movie for The Lion King.
|Full Name||Jason Michael Weaver|
|Age||43 years old|
|Date Of Birth||July 18, 1979|
|Birth Place||Chicago, Illinois,
|Height||5 ft 10 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||75 kg (165 lbs)|
|Father||Robert Lincoln Weaver|
Jason Weaver Net Worth:
As of 2022 Jason Weaver Net Worth is estimated to be around $4 million. The actor has accumulated a lot of wealth from working in the American entertainment industry.
Television series, shows, hit films, and music is the main source of his income which he already earned handsome money. Jason Weaver made a lot of fortune through salaries from his performance as a voice actor in The Lion King.
The musical animated film was released back in 1994 with a 45 million dollar budget. The project became a massive commercial success by grossing almost $968.5 million worldwide at the box office. Jason Weaver has managed to earn $100,000 plus a share of future royalties from the films and songs as well.
Weaver’s counter-argument is that a 1 million dollar investment in the S&P 500 in 1994 with dividend reinvestment (after taxes) would be worth $9 million currently. Jason was just 13 years old when he got the role of young Simba in Disney’s 1994 hit The Lion King.
He reportedly was offered $2.0 million for the film which he stated in one of his interviews with Vlad TV. Thanks to Haywood’s superior negotiating skills which helped him to earn $100k up front and a lifetime amount.