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Michael Rainey Jr.


Facts of Michael Rainey Jr

Full NameMichael Rainey Jr
First NameMichael
Last NameRainey Jr
NationalityAmerican, Jamaican
Birth CityLouisville, Kentucky,
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameMichael Rainey Sr.
Mother NameJane Ormsby Gore
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDating
Relation WithEva Apio
Height173 cm
Networth$56 M
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Date of BirthSeptember 22,2000
Age23 years

Michael Rainey Jr. is a American artist. He rose to fame with his famous portrayal as Tariq St. Patrick in a popular Television series "Power" on Starz

With his incredible depiction as the youngest antagonist in Television series, he made it into the list of favorite villains.  


The teen icon's childhood was not ordinary. He is a single child of his parents. 

His parents Michael Rainey Sr. and Jane Ormsby Gore (also called Shauna Small) parted their ways in his early life. 

After his parents split, Michael was taken to Staten Island in New York. His strong-willed single mom raised him. 

Despite the broken family situation, he was supported and guided by his mother in everything he wanted to did.

 And now, he is a proud son of his mom, who cherished him through the rains, sun, and storms.

Michael Rainey Jr. with his Mother.
Michael Rainey Jr. with his Mother. Source: Instagram


The charming hunk kept his affairs a best-kept secret for a long time which created rumors of him being gay. 

His dating news flooded the internet in mid-2019 after he slammed the rumors by spilling adorable pictures with a Ugandan model, Eva Apio

The couple are in an open relationship now. 

About Eva Apio

His girlfriend, Eva Apio, is a rising model. She was born on July 30, 2000. She has been into modeling since she was 13. 

With a beautiful smile, short hair, and excellent facial features, no wonder Eva captured Michael Rainey Jr's heart. 

Also, her mother, Eva Mbabazi, is a Ugandan supermodel. She currently works under Storm Models in England.

Michael Rainey Jr. with his girlfriend, Eva Apio.
Michael Rainey Jr. with his girlfriend, Eva Apio. Source: Pinterest

Career/ Work 

The actor was fond of acting since his childhood. He had a charismatic optimism towards movies. 

And the universe conspired him by offering a chance in print commercials which led to a role in a music video. 

Furthermore, the music video carved his paths to a Italian movie, Un Altro Mundo

He was so dedicated to his work that he did his first movie in an absolute foreign language and shot to fame at the age of 10.

The acting gig flared up in him by the time, and he started his Hollywood journey in 2012 in a movie called LUV

Then his work lists added wonderful movies and series like The Butler, 211, Orange Is the New Black, Barbershop: The Next cut, Amateur, etc. 

All these beautiful pieces helped him in his most famous role as Tariq St. Patrick in American crime drama Power, which stirs mysteries and goosebumps among viewers.

Net worth

The sought after actor's schedule always seems to be tight. 

He has been continuously working on numerous projects from commercial, television series to movies. 

So, it's predictable that his net worth is constantly increasing. The estimated net worth of the actor is 43 million pounds ($56 million).

Here are some of his movies and their ratings as below:

Movies/ Television SeriesRatings 
Orange Is the New Black81%
Barbershop: The Next Cut66%

Charity work

Though famous as a villain, he is a hero in real life. He has continuously been giving to the communities. 

By collaborating with nonprofit organizations like Find and Feed, which provides food and clothes to the homeless, Michael has been sharing his blessing with people.

His other charity works are in Jamaica. He visits there often and has promised to buy the necessary items for Jamaica National Children's Home

Michael is also famous for his participation in charity Basketball games.


Outside the world of camera and screen, Michael Rainey loves to create music, play Basketball and play video games. 

He also enjoys presenting himself as a fashion trendsetter. His favorite brands include Armani, Supreme, etc. He chooses comfort over the brands. 

Along with this, the youth icon is currently working on a memoir to share his journey from a mediocre child to becoming a star.


Michael Rainey Junior lives a comfortable celebrity life. 

He is not much spotted in holiday destinations, but we are certain that he is in his work most of the time. 

Not much detail is revealed about this promising actor.

Michael Rainey Jr. in his car.
Michael Rainey Jr. in his car. Source: Instagram

Age and height

  1. On September 22, 2000, he was born in Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
  2. His age is 20 years old as of 2020.
  3. He hails some genes of Jamaican descendants from his mother. His zodiac sign is Virgo.
  4. He has black hair.
  5. His height is 5ft 8 inch which is around 173cm.
  6. He has beautiful dark brown eyes.
  7. He weighs above 65 kg.

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Updated On Mon Feb 14 2022 Published On Sat Oct 03 2020 By shaumya

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