12 Facts About Michael Jai White

1. Michael Jai White was born on November 10, 1967 and is an American actor, director and martial artist.

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2. Michael Jai White portrayed Jax Briggs in Mortal Kombat: Legacy and the Cyborg Seth in Universal Soldier: The Return.

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3. Michael Jai White is a martial artist in nine different styles: Shotokan, Goju-Ryu, Taekwondo, Kobudo, Tang Soo Do, Wushu, Jiu Jitsu, Kyokushin and Boxing, with a specific focus in Kyokushin Karate (although his style incorporates aspects of many different martial arts forms).

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4. Michael Jai White started training in the martial arts at the age of four in Jiujitsu.

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5. Michael Jai White cites his history in education as the reason why, despite his personal love for the music genre on "a lot of levels", he cannot "in good [conscience]" have a positive opinion on hip hop or "excuse some of [its] pervasive and destructive elements", mainly due to his experience with youngsters who had difficulty seeing the difference between it and real life.

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6. Michael Jai White appears in Michelle Yeoh's Silver Hawk in 2004.

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7. Michael Jai White played the role of the mob boss Gambol in the 2008 film The Dark Knight.

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8. On March 30, 2010, Michael Jai White appeared on The Mo'Nique Show to promote his film Why Did I Get Married Too.

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9. Michael Jai White made his directorial debut and starred in Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown, which was released on home video on September 13, 2011.

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10. Michael Jai White provided the voice of Green Lantern in the video game Justice League Heroes.

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11. From 2005 to 2011, Michael Jai White was married to Courtenay Chatman and together they have a daughter named Morgan.

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12. In February 2014, Michael Jai White announced his engagement to actress Gillian Iliana Waters.

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