Jamie Hector was born on the 7th October 1975, in Brooklyn, New York City USA, and is an actor best known to the world as Marlo Stanfield in the drama series “The Wire” (2004-2008), and as Jerry Edgar in another drama series “Bosch” (2014-2017), among many other differing roles. Jamie’s career started in 1997.
Have you ever wondered how rich Jamie Hector is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Hector’s net worth is as high as $600,000, an amount earned through his career in the entertainment industry.
Jamie Hector Net Worth $600,000
Jamie’s background is unknown, however, according to his statements in interviews, Jamie is of Haitian ancestry. Immediately after finishing high school, Jamie auditioned for a community theater company. Parallel with his acting, Jamie enrolled college and soon moved from stage to screen.
He made his debut appearance in the TV series “New York Undercover” in 1997, and by the the end of the decade had featured in the film “He Got Game” (1998), starring Denzel Washington and Mila Jovovich with Ray Allen as well, and appeared in Jim Jarmusch’s “Ghost Fog; The Way of the Samurai” (1999). His net worth was well established.
In 2003 he starred in the short film “Five Deep Breaths”, directed by Seith Mann, which really kick-started his career, since the following year he was selected for the role of drug kingpin Marlo Stanfield, in the Primetime Emmy Award- nominated TV series “The Wire” (2004-2008). Concurrently from 2006 until 2008 he played Benjamin ‘Knox’ Washington in the Golden Globe Award- nominated TV fantasy drama series “Heroes” (2006-2008), and then in 2008 he portrayed Lincoln Deneuf in the action film “Max Payne”, which only increased his net worth.
After that he didn’t have much success until 2014, when he was selected for the role of Alonso Creem in the TV horror series “The Strain” (2014-2017), and the role of Jerry Edgar in the Primetime Emmy Award- nominated TV series “Bosch” (2014-2017), increasing his net worth significantly.
Regarding his most recent engagements, Jamie is working on the biopic of “All Eyes on Me” (2017), in which he will play Mutulu Shakur, father of Tupac Shakur, and “Canal Street”, in which he will play Pastor Sam Billings.
Aside from acting, Jamie is also a businessman; he opened the clothing store Royal Addiction, in Brooklyn in 2007, which adds to his net worth.
Regarding his personal life, Jamie tends to keep his most intimate details as secretive as he can, however, unconfirmed reports state that he is married and has become a father.
He is a well-known philanthropist; back in 2007 he started a non-profit organization called Moving Mountains, which focuses on providing classes in dance, drama and singing for youth that can’t afford to pay for professional classes. Also, he raised money for survivors of the 2010 Haiti earthquake.