Justice Smith is a popular American actor known for roles in movies such as ‘Detective Pikachu’ and ‘The Get Down’ as well as ‘Every Day.’ Read on further to learn more about him including his overall net worth and be sure to check him out on Twitter.
Who is Justice Smith?
American actor, Justice E. Smith was born on August 9th, 1995. He is best known for playing the role of Radar in the film ‘Paper Towns’ in 2015. He also played the role of Ezekiel in the Netflix television series, ‘The Get Down’ which aired from 2016-2017. Smith was born in Los Angeles, California to an African-American father and his mother, who is Italian and French-Canadian. He studied at the Orange County School of the Arts in 2013, and has also performed in shows around Orange County. In 2014, Smith was featured in Nickelodeon’s superhero comedy series, ‘The Thundermans’ where he played the role of Angus in two episodes. He also acted in HBO’s documentary series, ‘Masterclass’ and ‘VlogBrothers’. In 2015, Smith played a supporting part as Marcus “Radar” Lincoln, in the movie, ‘Paper Towns’. The film ‘Paper Towns’ was directed by Jake Schreier and it was released on July 24, 2015 by 20th Century Fox. In 2016, Smith appeared in the lead role of Ezekiel Figuero in Netflix’s musical drama series, ‘The Get Down’, which premiered in August 2016 and concluded in April 2017. The show was cancelled after that but it earned Smith his fame and recognition in the industry. In 2017, Smith was featured on Forbes 30 under 30 List. Smith later appeared opposite Lucas Hedges, in the Off-Broadway stage production of ‘Yen’ by playwright, Anna Jordan. The production was shown at the Lucille Lortel Theater from January 2017 until March 4, 2017. In February 2018, Smith appeared in ‘Every Day’ in the role of Justin, boyfriend of Rhiannon. ‘Every Day’ was a 2018 American romantic fantasy drama film directed by Michael Sucsy and written by Jesse Andrews. The film was based on the novel of the same name by David Levithan. Smith will also be seen in the upcoming movie, ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ which is scheduled to be released in June of this year. ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ is an upcoming American science fiction adventure film directed by J. A. Bayona. The film is a sequel to Jurassic World (2015) and is the fifth installment of the Jurassic Park film series, In November 2017, it was announced that Smith would star in ‘Detective Pikachu’ set to released in 2019. ‘Detective Pikachu’ is an upcoming action mystery film Directed by Rob Letterman and written by both Letterman and Nicole Perlman.
Net worth of the ‘Every Day’ actor
Justice Smith has managed to make a handsome net worth in a very short span of time. His career has been on the upswing since his entry into show business. The net worth of the actor is estimated to be around $2 million dollars.
Interesting facts about the actor
Justice Smith has a huge fan following already even though he’s been acting for just a short amount of time. Here are a few intriguing facts about the actor that his fans might be interested in: * He’s older than his character in ‘The Get Down’. It is shown in the series that they attend school together, but obviously, Smith is much older than a young man in school. * Justice Smith hails from a musical family as his parents are musicians and his sister is a singer. * For his role of Ezekiel, he had to have a musical ear in order to earn the role. He has music in his genes and he certainly proved his worth when he snagged the role. “I remember three months before [my audition], coincidentally, I [was] really heavily into Biggie Smalls because he was one of my sister’s favorite rappers. Then from there, Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, Schoolboy Q,” he explained to CNN. “Then I got this audition for “The Get Down” and I had to rap for the audition. That was nerve-racking. I rapped a Biggie Smalls song and I got the call back and the rest is history.” said the actor in an interview. * Justice maintains a very good relationship with his cast mates. He posts a lot of pics on his Instagram account revealing that they all love hanging out together. He also uses Twitter to talk about what he and his friends are doing. * He found the experience of working with Baz nerve-wracking. “Every time he opens his mouth he has a life lesson to share,” he said of the Hollywood director. “He wanted us to have this back and forth where we could talk about the characters because he really wanted us to make the characters our own – which was a dream come true.” * Justice Smith might be feature in the second season of ‘The Get Down’ on Netflix.
Justice Smith interacts with his fans on social media and is quite active on his Twitter and Instagram pages. One can follow him on his Instagram page @standup4justice and on his Twitter handle @JusticetheSmith. His career has just begun which means this actor will be seen in films for years to come!