Who is Nadji Jeter?
Nadji Jeter is an American actor and voice actor, probably best known to the world as Keenan Reynolds in the TV series “Reed Between the Lines” (2011-2015), but also as the voice of Miles Morales in the animated series “Spider-Man” (2017-2020), among other projects on which he has worked so far in his career.
What is Nadji Jeter Doing Now?
Nadji is currently 24 years old and is building his acting career, improving with every new role. Most recently, he appeared in the award-winning independent thriller film “The Runner” (2021), starring Jessica Amlee, Elisabeth Rohm, and Eric Balfour, directed by Michelle Danner and written by Jason Chase Tyrrell.
Nadji Jeter Bio: Age, Childhood, and Education
Nadji Anthony Jeter was born on 18 October 1996 under the Libra zodiac sign, in Atlanta, Georgia USA. He hasn’t talked about his parents, while he also fails to mention any siblings. His educational background is a mystery as well, though it’s known that he showcased his dancing talents at an early stage of his life, making his debut appearance as a dancer at Usher’s New Look Foundation Gala. A star in his own city, Nadji became a dancing mascot for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). After a few initial performances, Nadji moved to Los Angeles, California USA to pursue his career.
Nadji Jeter’s career started in 2006, with the role of Little Boy in the romantic comedy-drama film “Dirty Laundry”, starring Rockmond Dunbar, Loretta Devine and Jenifer Lewis. He continued with minor roles in TV series, such as “Grey’s Anatomy” (2007), then “Everybody Hates Chris” in 2008, while in 2009 he was Jasper in the comedy film “Opposite Day”, with William Brent, Ariel Winter, and Pauly Shore in the lead roles. In 2010, Nadji was selected to portray Andre Mckenzie in the award-winning comedy film “Grown Ups”, which starred Adam Sandler, who also wrote the script for the film, Salma Hayek and Kevin James.
Rise to Prominence
Nadji was becoming more popular in Hollywood circles, improving on his talents with every new role, and with the start of the new decade, he secured his first major role as Keenan Reynolds in the TV comedy series “Reed Between the Lines”, about the Reed family that consists of Alex Reed, a professor, his wife Carla Reed, a psychologist, and their three children. Nadji appeared in 27 episodes along with other stars of the series, including Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Zoe Hendrix and Zoe Soul, among others, which only benefited his career.
He worked on several other projects while the series lasted, including reprising the role of Andre Mckenzie in the sequel “Grown Ups 2” in 2013, then a guest role in the TV comedy crime-drama series “Castle” (2013), and also roles in popular TV series “Jessie” and “Last Man Standing”, both in 2015.
Following the end of the “Reed Between the Lines” series, Nadji continued his career in stunning fashion, first appearing in the 2016 sci-fi action-adventure film “The 5th Wave” with Chloe Grace Moretz, Matthew Zuk and Gabriela Lopez, then in 2017 he was Kyle in the drama film “Disconnected”, starring Bridger Zadina, Darya Hope, and Olivia d’Abo, and the same year, he starred as Nick Gordon in the television biopic about Bobbi Kristina Brown, simply entitled “Bobbi Kristina”, alongside Joy Rovaris who portrayed the titular character, then Demetria McKinney as Whitney Houston, and Vivica A. Fox as Pat Houston, with Hassan Johnson as Bobby Brown.
Furthermore, he appeared in the Academy Award-nominated drama film “Wonder” (2017), with Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay, and Izabela Vidovic in the lead roles. Two years later, Nadji portrayed Bonz in the award-winning drama film “Virginia”, starring Uzo Aduba in the titular role, with Adina Porter and Matthew Modine.
In addition to his extensive career on screen, Nadji is also an accomplished voice actor. He made his debut in 2013 as the voice and motion capture for the character named Sam in the video game “The Last of Us”. Next, in 2017 he was selected as the voice of Miles Morales in the animated TV series “Spider-Man” (2017-2020), voicing the character in 39 episodes of the animated action-adventure series.
To speak further of his accomplishment, he voiced Miles in video games “Spider-Man: The City That Never Sleeps” in 2018, then “Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order” (2019), and most recently “Spider-Man: Miles Morales” (2020).
Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend, Single?
When it comes to his personal life, Nadji hasn’t talked much about his love life, and according to sources, he is single and focused on his career and other endeavors. He is a Star Power Ambassador for the Starlight Children’s Foundation, and has been a member of the New Look Foundation since he was six years old.
Back in 2013, he was awarded the Global Youth Leadership Award for his work with New Look Foundation.
As of mid- 2021, Nadji Jeter’s net worth has been estimated to be over $3 million, earned through his successful career as an actor, during which he’s appeared in more than 30 film and TV titles, all of which have added to his wealth.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
The popular actor has brown eyes and black hair. He stands at a height of 5ft 8ins (1.74m), weighs approximately 150lbs (69kgs), but his vital statistics are unknown, though he has a fit figure.
Hobbies, Interests, Controversy
Nadji has several interests in addition to acting, such as dancing and singing, and has showcased his talents in a number of events.
Furthermore, Nadji is a gym freak and spends several days of the week in the gym, which has certainly benefited his look and overall health.
He is a dedicated fashionista and always tries to keep up with the latest fashion trends.
However, there are a few controversies involving this young actor, including a night in jail. He was arrested in 2015, after he was caught driving under the influence of marijuana in Burbank, California.