Quick Facts of Michael James Scott

  • Full NameMichael James Scott
  • Net Worth$1 Million
  • Date of Birth24 May, 1981
  • NicknameScott
  • Marital Status Engaged with Jeremy Merrifield
  • BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland
  • Ethnicity African-American
  • Religion Christian
  • ProfessionActor, Singer
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1998-Present
  • Eye colour Black
  • Hair colour Black
  • BuildMesomorph
  • Body MeasurementMuscular
  • EducationWebster University (BFA)
  • Online PresenceInstagram (55.4k followers), Twitter (10.5k followers)
  • Horoscope Gemini
Actor and singer Michael James Scott

Black Monday star, Michael James Scott is widely recognized for his portrayal of the Genie in Disney’s musical production of Aladdin. His theatrical career started from the prestigious Broadway Theatre Project started by the legendary, Ann Reinking. He also portrayed in the play of Cinderella at The Muny theatre.

Scott is also an exceptional singer and, is a member of the critically acclaimed group, The Broadway Boys and Grammy-nominated, Broadway Inspirational Voices. Currently, he performs at concerts and special events around the country.

Who Is Michael James Scott? Bio & Wiki

Michael James Scott was born on 24th May 1981, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Moreover, he holds an American nationality and his ethnic background is African-American. He was raised by his mother, Karen and his father, Michael Scott.

Childhood photo of Michael James Scott with his mother.
Childhood photo of Michael James Scott with his mother.

Scott attended Rock Springs Elementary School in Apopka, Florida before enrolling at Robinswood and Gotha Middle School. Later, he joined the Dr. Phillips High School Visual and Performing Arts Program. He earned a Bachelor in Fine Arts degree from the Conservatory of Theatre Arts program at Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Inside Of Michael James Scott’s Career

Michael James Scott started his career as a child actor in a series of TV work, theatre shows, and singing engagements. Later, he became a theatre actor where he first portrayed in the play of Ragtime at North Carolina Theatre. He also played in the musical of South Pacific at The Muny theatre. His other theatrical works are Tarzan, Jersey Boys, and many others.

Michael James Scott arrived at the Actorsfundgala.
Michael James Scott arrived at the Actors Fund Gala.                                Source: Instagram

Scott made his appearance in the American animated sitcom, South Park along with Mary Kay Bergman, and Isaac Hayes in 2011. Furthermore, he starred as a hot gay guy in the young adult novel, The Carrie Diaries in 2013.

He then guests appeared as Minstrel in The Tonight Show Starring  Jimmy Fallon in 2015. His other television works are The Broadway Show, For Real, etc. Scott stars in the American comedy series, Black Monday as Chad since 2019.

How Much Is Michael James Scott’s Net Worth?

Michael James Scott has an estimated net worth of $1 Million as of 2019. He also receives a lucrative fortune from his other work which includes advertisements, cameo roles, etc. He earns an annual salary in the range of $500 to $800 Thousand.

In one of Michael’s Instagram post, it seems to be promoting Ascotdesign which was photographed by Mike Ponton 29th May 2018. He also wore a gold watch with a white suit at the red carpet in the Tony Awards.

Michael James Scott wore an Ascot design for a photo shoot on 29th May 2018
Michael James Scott wore an Ascot design for a photo shoot on 29th May 2018

The white suit that Scoot wore was made by RRR Creative Boutique Agency and designed by Ashley Marienyc. So, he probably has some endorsements deals with the fashion agencies and might receive a fruitful fortune as well.

Michael James Scott wearing a white suit with a gold watch in the Tony Awards.                                                                                                              Source: Instagram

Scott co-stars with Andrew Rannells who has a net worth of $4 Million and Don Cheadle whose wealth is $35 Million which makes him one of the highest earning actors in the American comedy series, Black Monday. He also appears with many other famous actors who have maintained a lucrative net worth.

Scott is active in the entertainment industry for long and there are some new and interesting projects of him. So, his income will definitely increase along with his thriving career. Currently, he is probably living a luxurious life relishing a hefty amount he amassed from his profession.

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Who Is Michael James Scott’s Husband? His Marriage & Children

Michael James Scott is engaged to an American filmmaker, Jeremy Merrifield. They got engaged on 17th May 2016. The couple met for the first time on the set of Jersey Boys in Las Vegas in 2008. After working together for a while, they started dating each other. Currently, they are planning for their wedding.

Michael James Scott with his fiance, Jeremy Merrifield, and his pet pit bull.
Michael James Scott with his fiance, Jeremy Merrifield, and his pet pit bull.                                                                                                                    Source: Instagram

The couple worked together in the American comedy TV movie, For Real where Scott was starring under the direction of Jeremy in 2015. In one of his Instagram post, he wished Jeremy birthday and called him as his future husband.


Besides this, he isn’t involved in any controversies and rumors regarding his personal life and career. Furthermore, he is enjoying his life traveling with his fiance and posts many pictures on his social accounts.

Interesting Facts About Michael James Scott

  • Michael James Scott received a Helpman Award in 2017 for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical for his work in the Australian Production, Aladdin in August of 2016.
  • In an interview, Scott proclaimed himself gay.
  • When he was a child, he did commercials, TV shows, musicals and performed live singing in concerts all around the Central Florida area.
  • He is now 38 years old.
  • His zodiac sign is Gemini.