Mike Epps Net Worth: How Much Money Does He Have Right Now?

Mike Epps is a talented American performer who has made a name for himself as a stand-up comedian, actor, producer, and rapper.

He is best known for playing Daymond “Day Day” Jones in the comedy films “Next Friday” and “Friday After Next,” both of which he also starred in.

Epps has done well in the entertainment business. He has been in a lot of movies and TV shows. He has one studio album by himself and two studio albums with other people.

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Early Life of Mike Epps

Michael Elliot Epps was born on November 18, 1970, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Mary Reed and Tommy Epps are his mom and dad. From a young age, he was encouraged to use his funny side. As a teenager, Epps started doing stand-up comedy. Before moving to Brooklyn, Epps lived in Atlanta and worked at the Comedy Act Theater.

Personal Life of Mike Epps

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Kyra Robinson, the show’s producer, and an executive at the OWN Network, is married to Mike Epps. They tied the knot in Newport Beach, California in June of this year. From 2006 until 2017, he was married to Mechelle McCain. In addition to their three children together, Epps also has a child from a prior relationship.

Mike Epps’s Net Worth

Mike Epps is an American actor, comedian, producer, musician, and rap artist with a $5 million net worth. Mike Epps is best known for his stand-up comedy with the “Def Comedy Jam” tour and his work with Ice Cube in the “Friday” franchise.

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Comedy and Film Career of Mike Epps

In 1995, when he moved to Brooklyn and joined the “Def Comedy Jam” tour, Mike Epp got his big break. He was also in two episodes of “Def Comedy Jam” on HBO. These changes helped him start his career as a comedian and become better known.

“Strays,” Vin Diesel’s first movie as a director, was his first movie role (1997). Then, he was cast as Ice Cube’s co-star in “Next Friday,” the second movie in the “Friday” series, which came out in 1999. He got the chance to try out for the part of Day-Day Jones when Ice Cube came to one of his stand-up shows and told him to.

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He would later play Day-Day Jones again in the movie “Friday After Next” (2002). In the same year, he also worked on the movie “All About the Benjamins” with Ice Cube (2002). In the late 1990s and early 2000s, he also worked on the movies “How High” (2001), which starred Method Man and Redman, “3 Strikes” (2000), “Bait” (2000), which starred Jamie Foxx, and “Dr. Dolittle 2,” in which he voiced the part of Sonny the Bear. In the movie “Open Season 2,” he also gave voice to a bear named Boog (2008).

Epps had a very successful year in 2008. In the same year, he was in the comedy “Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins” with Martin Lawrence, James Earl Jones, and Joy Bryant. He was also in “The Grand,” which was directed by Zak Penn and starred Woody Harrelson and Cheryl Hines, “Soul Men,” which starred Samuel L. Jackson, and “Hancock,” which starred Will Smith and Charlize Theron.

He won the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture NAACP Image Award in 2011 for his role as Willie Earl in the movie “Jumping the Broom” (2011). Epps has also been nominated for a Black Reel Award, a BET Comedy Award, and other awards. In 2012, he got his first role which wasn’t a comedy. It was in the remake of the 1976 movie “Sparkle” with Jordin Sparks and Whitney Houston. He played Satin, who is the main bad guy in the story.

Recording and Music Career of Mike Epps

The album “Funny Bidness: Da Album” by Mike Epps came out in October 2009. Young Dro, Slim Thug, Too Short, DJ Quik, Flo Rida, Snoop Dogg, and Young Jeezy all appear on it. It was No. 98 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and No. 9 on the Top Comedy Albums chart when it first came out.

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He has been in a number of other songs and projects, like rapper French Montana’s “Mac Wit Da Cheese” (2009) mixtape and Dom Kennedy’s “Intro/Hard Work” song. His stand-up comedy in “Under Rate & Never Faded” has also been sampled by Bad Meets Evils and J. Cole.

Other Projects in Which Mike Epps Involved 

For the 2012 Super Bowl, Epps was the “Super Bowl ambassador” for his home city of Indianapolis. Because of this, he was in ads for the Super Bowl Village and also made special appearances in the Village during the week of the Super Bowl.

Problems in Mike’s Life

On June 1, 2014, outside the Uptown Comedy Club in Atlanta, Georgia, Epps was accused of assaulting fellow stand-up comedian LaVar Walker. After Walker released a parody video mocking Epps and fellow comedian Kevin Hart, Epps and two of his bodyguards reportedly attacked Walker. One of the other two guys there, in addition to being accused of hurling Walker’s smartphone and shattering his prescription glasses, has been accused of striking Walker in the face and kicking him in the stomach and back.

On June 3, 2014, Atlanta police issued an arrest warrant for Epps. In addition, Epps was apprehended in New Orleans the same year for reportedly repeatedly punching a map during a fight in a casino. In a 2017 Instagram post, he revealed that he’d spent two years in prison for a drug offense in Chicago back in the ’80s.

Frequently Asked Questions 

How Can I Contact Mike Epps?

You can email Mike Epps at [email protected] or use any of the social media links at the top of this page to get in touch with him.

What is Mike Epps’s Zodiac Sign?

Scorpio is Mike Epps’s star sign or zodiac sign.

Does Mike Epps Have an Education?

Yes, Mike Epps graduated from Arsenal Technical High School.