Who is Michael Rainey Jr.?
Michael Rainey Jr. is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Tariq St. Patrick in the drama series Power and its sequel Power Book II: Ghost. He has also appeared in other films such as The Butler, Orange Is The New Black, Amateur, and Second Chance Christmas among others.
Michael Rainey Jr. Age
Rainey is 22 years old as of 2022. He was born on September 22, 2000, in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. He stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Michael Rainey Jr.’s Parents
Rainey was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky to his parents Michael Rainey Sr (father) and Shauna Small (mother). His father is from New York America while his mother is from Jamaica.
Rainey is of American nationality. He is also of Jamaican ethnicity through his mother.
Michael Rainey Jr. Siblings/Twin
Rainey Jr. was born and raised in a large family setting. He however does not have a twin. His character Tarique was the twin brother of Raina St. Patrick.
Michael Rainey Jr.’s Girlfriend
Rainey is possibly single. He was in a relationship with Ugandan model Eva Apio from 2019 to 2020. They frequently shared photos of each other on their Instagram pages enjoying each other’s time. Their relationship seems to have ended as Eva is based in the UK while Rainey is in New York.
Michael Rainey Jr.’s Net Worth
Rainey has an estimated net worth of $1 million from his career as an actor. By 2018, Rainey was earning $45,000 per episode as he frequently appeared on Power. Starring now in his own show, he is paid between $ 150k and 200k per episode.
Michael Rainey Jr. Kenyan
Michael visited Kenya back when he was still young and tweeted about his experience in 2018.
— Michael Rainey Jr (@michaelraineyjr) August 3, 2018
Michael Rainey Jr. Actor
Michael began his acting career when he was 10 years old. He first appeared in the Italian film UN ALTRO MUNDO (2010), a role for which he mastered a new language and culture, and lived abroad for a year. While he lived there, he spoke fluent Italian for the film which earned him many positive praises for his portrayal of his role.
He came back to the United States and landed a role in the film LUV (2012) which starred Common, Danny Glover. Charles Dutton, and Meagan Good. He later joined the cast of THE BUTLER (2013), ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, BARBERSHOP 3: THE NEXT CUT, and SECOND CHANCE CHRISTMAS (2014).
Michael Rainey Jr. Power
Rainey Jr. stars in the crime drama series Power playing the main role of Tariq James St. Patrick the son of Tasha and James “Ghost” St. Patrick . An honor student, Tariq has a strained relationship with his father due to him being involved with Kanan, his father’s enemy.
Power follows the life of James St. Patrick a ruthless and intelligent drug dealer who goes by the name Ghost. He wants to leave the criminal world and start living a clean life away from drugs in order to pursue legitimate business interests as a nightclub owner. He tries to balance being a criminal and a good guy while covering his tracks to avoid the police.
In 2020, Rainey Jr starred in the sequel to Power; Power Book II: Ghost which follows his life after his father’s death. He tries to navigate his new criminal life while dealing with the pressure to shed his father’s legacy and protect his family. Book II premiered on September 6, 2020.
Michael Rainey Jr. Movies
- Un Altro Mondo
- Waiting Room
- The Butler
- Second Chance Christmas
- Barbershop: The Next Cut
- Power Book II: Ghost
- Orange Is The New Black