Micheal Ward bio: Age, height, ethnicity, siblings, girlfriend

Micheal Ward bio: Age, height, ethnicity, siblings, girlfriend

Micheal Ward is a talented English actor who has displayed his talents in various British films and television series such as Blue Story, Top Boy, The A List, and The Old Guard. He made his debut in 2016, and he has already won two prestigious awards.

Micheal Ward
Micheal Ward poses in the Winners Room at the EE British Academy Film Awards 2020. Photo: David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images
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Micheal felt confident about pursuing a career in acting due to the audience's reaction to his portrayal of the lead character in a modern interpretation of William Shakespeare's Macbeth at his secondary school.

Micheal Ward profile summary

  • Name: Micheal Ward
  • Birthdate: November 18, 1998
  • Birthplace: Jamaica
  • Age: 22 years (as of 2020)
  • Zodiac sign: Scorpio
  • Nationality: English
  • Ethnicity: Afro-Caribbean
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Net worth: $200,000


Micheal is an English actor who was born in Jamaica and raised in Romford, London. Micheal Ward ethnicity is Afro-Caribbean.

Though his mom accompanied him to the BAFTA in January 2020, details about Micheal Ward siblings or his parents are not yet in the media.

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How old is Micheal Ward from Top Boy?

Micheal Ward age is 22 years as of 2020. He was born on November 18, 1998.

Body measurements

Micheal Ward height is 5 feet 9 inches tall, and he weighs 75kg.


The young actor went to secondary school, though the name of the school is unknown. He developed his interest in acting when he was in secondary school.

Career summary

Ward has been working since his early teenage years. Before he became a model or an actor, he was helping with food delivery for his auntie's Caribbean restaurant in east London.

Though he once considered a career in football, Micheal began his career in show business as a model. He became the face of JD Sports after winning a competition.

He decided to stop modelling to focus his creative talents on acting. Like many famous actors, his career began with some minor roles in music videos.

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One of such is his role in the music video for Lily Allen's Trigger Bang (2018), and Tom Walker's Tom Walker: Blessings (2017).

In 2018, he appeared on the BBC series The A List.

In 2019, he played the character Jamie in Netflix remake of the crime series Top Boy. Ward first auditioned to play Jamie's brother, but the casting director called him back to audition for the lead role.

He starred opposite Letitia Wright and John Boyega in the mini-series Small Axe. As of November 2020, Ward has featured in several films and television series.

This is not surprising as he only began acting a few years age professionally. Here are Micheal Ward movies and TV shows, including the roles he played in them.


  • Beauty (completed)
  • Looking Back (2020): Barnabas
  • Good Thanks, You? (2020): Lewis
  • The Old Guard (2020): Lykon

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  • Small Axe (2020): Franklyn
  • Blue Story (2019): Marco
  • Dave: Black (2019)
  • Brotherhood (2016): The Supporting Artists

TV series

  • Top Boy (2019-2020): Jamie
  • The A List (2018): Brendan

Awards and nominations

In February 2020, Micheal won BAFTA's EE Rising Star Award. He also won the Best Film Actor award at the NME Awards in 2020.

Also in 2020, he was nominated for National Film Awards, UK's Best Newcomer and Outstanding Performance awards for his portrayal of Marco in Blue Story (2019).

How much is Micheal Ward net worth?

The young actor's net worth is estimated at $200,000.

Who is Micheal Ward girlfriend?

Details of who the actor is dating is currently not public knowledge. However, he was spotted at the British Vogue and Tiffany & Co. Fashion and Film Party celebrating his BAFTA award win with a model named Adwoa Abobah.

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Social media

Micheal is very active on social media. He has an Instagram page with over 500,000 followers. At the same time, he has over 32,000 followers on his Twitter page.

Micheal Ward movies
Drake, Ashley Walters, Micheal Ward and Little Simz attend the UK Premiere of "Top Boy" at the Hackney Picturehouse in London. Photo: David M. Benett/Dave Benett/WireImage
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Micheal Ward British actor is no doubt an inspiration for many young aspiring actors all over the world. Although relatively new to the acting world, he has already won two of the world's most prestigious awards in the film and TV industry.

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