Omari Latif Hardwick was born on the 9th January 1974 in Decatur, Georgia USA, and is best known to the world for his acting skills, as he has appeared in films such as;“The A Team” in 2010, “The Guardian” in 2006, “For Colored Girls” in 2010, “Miracle at St. Anna” and others. His career in the entertainment industry has been active since 2001.
Have you ever wondered how rich Omari Hardwick is? According to sources, it is estimated that Omari Hardwick`s total net worth is $1.5 million. This amount has been earned through his appearance on the big screens, however, Hardwick is also known for his television roles in series such as “Chase” and “Being Mary Jane”, for which he earned the award of The Best Supporting Actor awarded by Black Reel.
Omari Hardwick Net Worth $1.5 Million
Hardwick’s education includes graduation from the University of Georgia, acquiring a minor in Theatre. Before his acting career began, Hardwick was a talented sportsman, as he excelled in basketball and football, while still in high school. This led to an athletic scholarship at the already mentioned “University of Georgia. However, his career ended before it had even started due to a knee injury, following which Hardwick decided to dedicate himself to his other talent, acting, as well as writing. He competed in the National Slam Poetry in 2003 and 2004, finishing in the top five both times.
Regarding his acting career, the first role that effected his net worth was the one in the TV movie “Sucker Free City”, produced by Spiker Lee. Following this success, he earned a role in the film “The Guardian”, and TV series “Saved” in 2006. Ever since these appearances, his career has gone upward, which has benefited his total net worth as well as popularity. In 2009 came another successful role, in the TV series “Dark Blue as Ty Curtis, for which he was nominated for the award of Best Performance in a Drama TV series. In 2010 he featured in several critically acclaimed films such as “The A Team”, “Kick Ass” and “For Colored Girls”, for which he was also nominated, this time for the Best Breakthrough Performance by Black Reel.
His career did not stop there, as it continued to develop further in 2013, when he featured in the TV film “A Christmas Blessing”, and earned another nomination for Outstanding Actor in TV Movie or Mini Series, again by Black Reel.
Overall, Omari Hardwick has come a long way from Decatur, Georgia to exposure before Hollywood cameras. Before his acting career had begun, he was living in his car, and working menial jobs to pay off his acting lessons. Despite the problems he had at the very beginning of the career, Hardwick is now a successful actor, and has been featured in more than 30 television and film headlines, which has become the main source of his net worth. His most recent involvement as an actor includes the TV series “Ghost” premiered in 2014, and the film “Shot Caller” which is yet to be released.
In addition to his aforementioned fame and popularity, Hardwick co-founded the “Plan B Inc. Theatre Group”, an organization which helps young actors to develop their skills. He has also continued to write his poetry, as he has written more than 4,000 songs over the years.
To talk about his private life, he has been married to Jennifer Pfautch since 2012. The couple has one child, daughter Nova and it has been reported that the couple is expecting their second child.
Started out as an extra on sitcoms such as "In the House" and "Friends".
Is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
After winning a state football title at Marist in Atlanta, Georgia, Omari was a starting defensive back in college for the Furman Purple Paladins (1993-1994) before transferring and playing the same position for the University of Georgia Bulldogs (1995-1996).He is an accomplished poet and has finished in the top five of the US national Poetry Slam competition in 2003 and 2004.Co-founded the "Actors Lounge" at Los Angeles' Greenway Theater where young actors perform dramatic sketches for audiences, directors and producers.Coached and mentored Denzel Washington's son, John David Washington as a football player at Campbell Hall in Beverly Hills, California before he went on to become a standout at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia.