Actor Jessie Usher, an American, is most recognized for playing professional basketball and for playing the role of “Cam Calloway” in the sitcom “Survivor’s Remorse.” Since elementary school, he has excelled academically. In college, he studied culinary arts. But he had always wanted to work in the entertainment sector. He had little parts in TV shows like “The Mentalist,” “Criminal Minds,” and “Summer Camp” in his early career. In the “Cartoon Network” movie “Level Up,” he played the lead character “Lyle.” His fame increased as a result, and he was able to land a recurring part in the show’s two seasons. His other major role was as “Dylan Hiller” in the science-fiction action movie “Independence Day: Resurgence” from 20th Century Fox. His performance in “Survivor’s Remorse” earned him the “Hamptons International Film Festival Award” for “Breakthrough Performer.” He shared the “CinemaCon” prize for “Ensemble of the Universe” with the actors of “Independence Day: Resurgence.” Jessie has a sizable social media fan base. One day, he hopes to pursue a career in direction and production. Eventually, he wants to start his own production firm.
Childhood & Formative Years
On February 29, 1992, Jessie T. Usher Jr. was born in Silver Springs, Maryland, in the United States parents Jessie T. and Judith Usher. He’s one of the few leap-year kids. His sister Jesstia Usher made TV commercial appearances and encouraged him to pursue a career in showbiz. His ethnicity is African-American.
At the age of five, he made his acting debut in a commercial for the meat and cold cut production company “Oscar Mayer.” In order to support him in pursuing acting as a career, his parents moved to Los Angeles in 2003. When he was younger, he had guest appearances in a number of TV shows, which improved his acting. After pursuing a career in design, his sister became a well-known fashion designer.
Since he was in elementary school, Jessie has excelled academically. At the age of fifteen, he graduated from high school as his class salutatorian. After that, he pursued a degree in culinary arts in college and was admitted to the prestigious “Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society.” He did, however, want to work in the entertainment sector. While still in high school, he made an appearance in an episode of the CBS police drama “Without a Trace” in 2005. This was his foray into the entertainment industry.
Career of Jessie Usher
In 2007, following his graduation from high school, he had an appearance in an episode of the comedy TV show Hannah Montana on the Disney Channel. His 2008 appearances in the drama shows Lincoln Heights and Numb3rs as “Baby G” and a robber, respectively, came soon after.
In 2009, he had small appearances in the television shows Criminal Minds and The Mentalist. In 2010, he also starred in G.I. Joe: Renegades and Summer Camp. In 2010, he starred as a basketball player in the film “Beautiful Boy.”
Positive praise for his performance helped him land the part of “Lyle” in the 2011 Cartoon Network TV movie “Level Up.” His first leading part was this one. Usher played “Lyle Hugginson,” a recurrent character, for two seasons in a spin-off television series that was inspired by the movie.
He kept making appearances in sports-related movies, like “When the Game Stands Tall” and “All Part of the Game: Part 1 Freethrows,” until his role as “Dylan Hiller” in the 2016 science-fiction catastrophe movie “Independence Day: Resurgence” on 20th Century Fox.
His breakthrough performance came on television when he played the title character, professional basketball player “Cam Calloway,” in the sitcom “Survivor’s Remorse.” In the US, the 2014–2017 series elevated him to a household figure.
He starred in the 2016 Christmas comedy-drama “Almost Christmas” before making appearances in the 2018 action films “Ride” and “Creed 2.” He is scheduled to feature in Tim Story’s next action comedy, “Shaft.”
In the upcoming superhero web series “The Boys,” which is based on the comic book of the same name by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, he is also expected to make an appearance as “A-Train.” Despite being a varied actor, he has been known for being the perfect sports and action movie role because of his amazing body.
He is a self-made celebrity who is currently on the verge of a bright future. One day, he hopes to get into production and direct TV series and movies. Eventually, he wants to start his own production firm.
Large Works of Jessie Usher
Beautiful Boy (2010), Teenage (2013), When the Game Stands Tall (2014), Independence Day: Resurgence (2016), Almost Christmas (2016), Ride (2018), and Creed 2 (2018) are a few of his notable films.
“Without a Trace” (2005), “Hannah Montana” (2007), “Lincoln Heights” (2008), “Criminal Minds” (2009), “Summer Camp” (2010), “Level Up” (2011–2012), “Survivor’s Remorse” (2014–2017), and the upcoming series “The Boys” are a few of his noteworthy TV efforts.
Honors and Accomplishments
For his role as “Cam Calloway” in the television series “Survivor’s Remorse,” he was awarded the 2015 Hamptons International Film Festival Award for “Breakthrough Performer.”
He shared the 2016 CinemaCon award for “Ensemble of the Universe” with the actors of Independence Day: Resurgence.
Individual Life of Jessie Usher
Along with his family, Jessie resides in Los Angeles.
Even though he has a sizable fan base on social media, he enjoys hanging out with a select group of close pals. Although he has been romantically linked to many of his co-stars, he has not yet entered into a committed relationship. As of right now, we know he’s single.
He enjoys cooking and listening to rap music. He enjoys playing hoops and is often spotted working out at the fitness center. His powerful physique and height of over six feet have worked to his advantage on screen.
Facts of Jessie Usher
Matt Wolf’s documentary film “Teenage” features a voiceover by Jessie.
The net worth of Jessie Usher
The estimated net worth of Jessie Usher is about $1 million.