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There’s one man who has been all over the internet this last week, and for all the good reasons, and if you are a Marvel fan, you know exactly who we are talking about. Kang the Conqueror, aka Jonathan Majors, has taken over our screens this week, and we couldn’t be more thrilled.
His performance in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania was one of the better things about the movie. He has set the bar high for all the existing villains and villains that might appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Jonathan Majors has been trending and will continue to you for a while, or at least that’s what we predict, and that’s why we’re here to tell you all about him.
Jonathan Majors has gained most of the popularity in his career as of his most recent appearances in Loki and Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania. He will continue to become more popular in 2023 and the coming years. So, keep reading this article to learn everything you need to know about Jonathan Majors, from his net worth to his biography and much more:
Jonathan Major’s net worth is estimated at $2 million in 2023. Considering he was cast in his first onscreen role about seven years ago, it makes sense that his net worth is lower than some of his co-stars. However, he has already starred in three movies in 2023, so we bet a bigger paycheck is coming soon! He is also set to appear in many more Marvel Studios’ projects and will be the main focus of Avengers: The Kang Dynasty. Like other Marvel actors, we hope this is the start of something big for Majors too!
Jonathan Michael Majors was born in Lompoc, California, on September 7, 1989. He spent his early life in Santa Barbara County, California, before his move to Dallas, Texas. His family then moved to different cities in Texas, including Georgetown and Cedar Hill. He transferred from Cedar Hill High School to Duncanville High School. The neighborhoods where he grew up also were home to people with criminal records, whose questionable moral compasses had positive and negative effects on him as a young man.
When he was a teenager, he was suspended from school for getting into a fistfight and even arrested for shoplifting. Subsequently, his mother kicked him out of the house for his behavior, and he worked two jobs while living in his car to provide for himself.
Majors became involved in theatre and eventually graduated from high school in 2008. He studied theatre at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and then attended the Yale School of Drama, earning a Master of Fine Arts degree in 2016.
He landed his first onscreen role while still a student at Yale. He portrayed a young Ken Jones, the gay activist, in the docudrama miniseries When We Rise. In 2017, he was cast as Corporal Henry Woodson in Scoot Cooper’s West film, Hostiles – his first feature film role. He was soon cast in the crime dramas White Boy Rick and Out of Blue, released in 2018 and premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Majors’ breakout role came in 2019 when he portrayed Montgomery Allen in Joe Talbot’s drama The Last Black Man in San Francisco, for which he received a nomination for Best Supporting Male at the Independent Spirit Awards in 2020. Critics praised his performance at The New York Times and Rolling Stone, and former US President Obama called the film one of his favorite movies of 2019.
He starred in three more films in 2019:
In 2020, Majors starred in Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods alongside Delroy Lindo, musical theatre star Norm Lewis, and the late Chadwick Boseman. Released on Netflix, the war drama tells the story of a squad of Black US Army soldiers who recover the cargo of a CIA airplane crash during the Vietnam War.
The film received, and its cast won numerous awards, including Critics’ Choice Super Awards, National Board of Review Awards, a Satellite Award, and an NAACP Image Award. In the same year, he starred in the HBO horror drama series Lovecraft Country in the role of Atticus Sampson “Tic” Freeman.
He is expected to return for the second season, as well. He reunited with Delroy Lindo in 2021, starring in Jeymes Samuel’s The Harder They Fall with Idris Elba and Regina King. So far, in 2023, Majors played Kang the Conqueror in Marvel’s Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, Damian “Dame” Anderson in Creed III, and Killian Maddox in Magazine Dreams. He also will star in Avengers: The Kang Dynasty in 2025 and Avengers: Secret Wars in 2026.
Jonathan Majors is one of three children born to his parents. Their names are unknown to the public. However, his mother attended divinity school while he was a child and became a Methodist pastor.
His father was in the United States Air Force, so Majors and his siblings spent much of their childhood on Vandenburg Military Base. Majors has said that his father disappeared one day and returned to their lives about 17 years later. As of 2020, he has re-established his relationship with his father. Majors has an older sister named Monica and a younger brother named Cameron.
Since Majors is relatively new to Hollywood, he has managed to keep much of his private life to himself. We were unable to find any information regarding current or past relationships. However, in an interview with People in 2020, he revealed that he has a seven-year-old daughter, which makes her about ten years old today in 2023.
Several gossip sites have speculated that his daughter’s name is Ella, but he has neither confirmed nor denied this. Additionally, it is unknown who the mother of his child is and whether she is in a relationship with Majors.
There you have it, everything you need to know about Jonathan Majors, despite his fairly private life compared to other Hollywood actors.
Do let us know how excited you are for Majors’ future projects!