American actor Jharrel Jerome, who started his professional acting career in 2016, came into the spotlight for the incredible acting skill portraying the role of Korey Wise in Netflix miniseries, When They See Us in 2019. He made acting debut starring in the drama movie, Moonlight. Is Jharrell Jerome Gay? read this to know.
Jharrel currently appears in the leading role of Jerome Robinson in television series, Mr. Mercedes, since 2017. He also appeared as Deacon in the 2017 television series Tales.
Regarding movie career, he has worked in half dozens of films like Her Coloring Book, Moonlight, Wheels, First Match, Robu, All Rise, and Selah and the Spades. Now, he is busy shooting for Concrete Cowboys, which is set to release in 2020.
Is Jharrel Jerome Gay?
Just because the 22 years old actor appeared in the role of a bisexual teen, Kevin, in the movie Moonlight, does not mean he is gay or bisexual in real-life as well. Regarding his sexuality, he identifies himself as a straight.
All those Jharrel Jerome gay rumors arose after he played in the character of teen Kevin who is bisexual in the movie Moonlight. He even won the TV Award for Best Kiss for the romantic scene with Ashton Sanders.
When many questioned about his sexuality, he, in an interview, mentioned that he is straight. He also suggests not growing up with the types of people Kevin was with. He once felt like he was going to be disconnected but then realized that the character of Kevin is all of us.
People have started surfing around the beautiful’ hunks’ personal life, including his dating history and relationship status, right after the release of Moonlight. He gained a huge success within a short period. He often talks about his future projects and profession but rarely opens up about his love life.
His Dating History And Current Relationship Status
As of now, Jharrel Jerome’s current relationship is quite mysterious. It is not clear whether he is dating his former girlfriend or already found the new one or single.
Jharrel previously dated a girl named Nigella Accorsi. Despite his busy schedule, he was seen hanging out with her during his spare time. It is still a mystery when, and how they met or their friendship led to a relationship, but one can’t deny that they made a lovely couple.
Migella also posted numerous pictures with Jharrel, but his girlfriend has stopped posting pictures since 2019. So, it is not confirmed whether they broke up or are still together. They even deleted their old posts together; thus, many assumed that they have broken up.
Jharrel Jerome’s Parents And Family
Jharrel Jerome’s parents always supported and encouraged him; the main reason behind grabbing such a huge success. He grew up in a close-bonded family, and he mentions his parents “LOVING.”
Jharrel grew up in a family of four with his parents. The name of his sibling-sister is Ciaraa Jerome. He was the entertainer of the house from a young age.
Besides being an actor, he is also a rapper. He started writing rhymes at 15. The credit of his current success goes to his parents, especially his mother, Radoyka Jerome. He did not mention the detail of his father but uploads numerous pictures with him on social media accounts.
Jharrel Jerome’s Wiki-Bio, And Facts
Jharrel Jerome was born on 9th October 1997, in New York City, the United States of America. He is currently 22 years old. He is of American nationality, whereas he belongs to the Dominican descent and often claims him as an Afro-Latino.
Jharrel’s mother encouraged him to join Riverdale Children’s Theatre when he was studying in the eighth grade. He attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School. Later, he joined Ithaca College for an undergraduate degree.
Jharrel is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weight around 78 kg. He maintains a slim-muscular and robust physique.
With his fantastic acting skills and appearances in numerous projects, he managed to earn $500 thousand net worth.