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Michael Andrew Jace, born on the 13th of July, 1962, is an American actor who became famous for his role in the television series “The Shield”. He faced controversy in 2016 when he was convicted with second-degree murder of his wife.
So how much is Jace’s net worth? As of early 2017, based on authoritative sources, it is reported to be -$400,000 with much of it he earned working as an actor but he lost later on and filed for bankruptcy due to piles of debt.
Born in Patterson, New Jersey, Jace began working as an actor on television in the early 1990’s. Some of the shows that he appeared on included “Law & Order”, “L.A. Law”, “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”, and “The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.”
Michael Jace Net Worth $400,000
One of Jace most notable works came in 1994 when he appeared in the award-winning movie “Forrest Gump” as one of The Black Panthers. After that he also appeared in other movies like “The Replacements”, “The Great White Hype” and “The Fan”. Despite acting in small roles, his early works in television and movie helped establish his career and his net worth as well.
In 2002, one of Jace’s biggest breaks in his acting career came when he became part of the television series “The Shield”. He played the role of police officer Julien Lowe, a prominent character in the series who was challenged in his field because of his Christian faith. Aside from the wrongs that he encounters at work he also struggled with homosexuality that was against his faith.
Jace’s performance in the series made him a household name. He became part of the show until its end in 2008. The success of the show helped with his career and in his wealth as well.
After the success of “The Shield”, Jace slowed down a bit and went back to acting in small rolas and guest appearances in various television shows. Some of the series he has appeared in included “Burn Notice”, “Rizzoli & Isles”, “The Mentalist”, “Nikita” and “Private Practice”.
In 2013, Jace became active in television once again when he joined the cast of the television series “Southland”. He had a recurring character in the series playing a police character. His various television appearances also helped in his net worth.
Amidst the success of his career, in 2011 Jace filed for bankruptcy sighting that he had a debt of over $500,000.
After filing for bankruptcy, Jace faced another controversy in 2014 when he called 911 claiming he shot his wife. Investigation later found out that he shot his wife April Jace who wanted to file for divorce in front of their children.
In 2016, Jace was found guilty of second degree murder for killing his wife and was sentenced to 40 years in prison.
In terms of his personal life, Jace was married to Jennifer Bitterman in 1995, but later on ended in divorce in 2002. After a year he remarried to April Jace. He has three children.