Biography

Jordan Peele was born in New York City and was raised by his single mother on Manhattan's Upper West Side. His mother is white, and his father is black. He graduated from The Calhoun School on Manhattan's Upper West Side, and went on to Sarah Lawrence College. After two years, Peele dropped out to form a comedy duo with his college roommate and future Key & Peele comedy writer, Rebecca Drysdale. As of 2016, he is married to Caucasian comedian Chelsea Peretti. In 2018, he won his first Oscar for writing his directorial debut, Get Out.

Jordan Peele was born in New York City and was raised by his single mother on Manhattan's Upper West Side. His mother is white, and his father is black. He graduated from The Calhoun School on Manhattan's Upper West Side, and went on to Sarah Lawrence College. After two years, Peele dropped out to form a comedy duo with his college roommate and future Key & Peele comedy writer, Rebecca Drysdale. As of 2016, he is married to Caucasian comedian Chelsea Peretti. In 2018, he won his first Oscar for writing his directorial debut, Get Out.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 35

Birthday 1979-02-21

Place of Birth New York City, USA

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Wendell and Wild as (voice)
2019 Toy Story 4 as Bunny (voice)
2019 The Twilight Zone (9 episodes) as Himself - Host
2019 Us as Dying Rabbit / Fun House Narrator (uncredited)
2019 Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror as Himself
2018 Abruptio as Danny
2017 Big Mouth (2 episodes) as Atlanta Clause (voice) (5 episodes) as Cyrus (voice) (1 episode) as Ghost of Freddie Mercury (voice) (21 episodes) as Ghost of Duke Ellington (voice)
2017 Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie as Melvin (voice)
2017 Get Out as UNFC Commercial Narrator/Wounder Deer (Sounds)
2016 Pigeon Toady's Guide to Your New Baby as Beta Wolf (voice)
2016 Storks as Beta Wolf (voice)
2016 Keanu as Rell Williams / Oil Dresden
2015 The Muppets (1 episode) as Himself
2015 Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp (8 episodes) as Alan
2015 Hot Ones (2 episodes) as Himself
2014 Comedy Central's All-Star Non-Denominational Christmas Special as Himself
2014 Fargo (10 episodes) as Webb Pepper
2013 Rick and Morty (1 episode) as Second Fourth-Dimensional Being (voice)
2013 The Sidekick as Sidecar Willy
2012 Wanderlust as Rodney Wilson
2012 Key & Peele (53 episodes) as Various Characters
2010 Little Fockers as EMT
2009 Modern Family (1 episode) as Derrick
2008 Chocolate News (10 episodes)
2007 Twisted Fortune as G-Money
2003 Reno 911! (1 episode)
1995 MADtv (323 episodes)

Production

The Hunt (1 episode)Executive Producer
Wendell and Wild Producer
2020 Candyman Producer
2019 Lovecraft Country (0 episodes)Executive Producer
2019 The Twilight Zone (9 episodes)Executive Producer
2019 Us Producer
2019 Lorena (4 episodes)Executive Producer
2019 Weird City (6 episodes)Executive Producer
2018 BlacKkKlansman Producer
2018 The Last O.G. (18 episodes)Executive Producer
2017 Get Out Producer
2016 Keanu Producer

Writing

Wendell and Wild Writer
Untitled Jordan Peele & Keegan-Michael Key Film Writer
2020 Candyman Writer
2019 The Twilight Zone (1 episode)Story
2019 Us Writer Screenplay
2017 Get Out Writer
2016 Keanu Writer

Creator

2019 The Twilight Zone Creator
2019 Weird City Creator
2018 The Last O.G. Creator

Directing

2019 Us Director
2017 Get Out Director

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