Happy birthday to Michael Jai White who turns 47 today! Born November 10, 1967 Michael is an American actor and martial artist with numerous film and television credits under his many black belts!
Michael is an accomplished martial artist, holding black belts in seven different styles: Shotokan, Tae Kwon Do, Kobudo, Goju Ryu (for which he studied under Master Eddie Morales where he learned to sharpen his Goju karate technique), Tang Soo Do, Wushu and Kyokushin, with a specific focus in Kyokushin (although his style incorporates aspects of many different martial arts forms). White started training in the martial arts at the age of seven with Shotokan moving to other styles later.
He has a long list of film and television appearances too, highlights include: Spawn, Black Dynamite, Undisputed II, Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown, Blood and Bone, Universal Soldier: The Return, and The Dark Knight.