5 Facts You Need To Know About ‘Woke’ Actor T. Murph

5 Facts You Need To Know About ‘Woke’ Actor T. Murph

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5 Facts You Need To Know About ‘Woke’ Actor T. Murph

T. Murph is one of the well-known names in Chicago who has acclaimed fame thanks to his comedy. The American comedian started gaining fame after performing in several stand-up comedy shows in Chicago.

Later, he was featured in many known comic shows such as Chicago’s One Night Stand Up and Kevin Hart Presents: The Next Level. Additionally, he has been featured on Saturday Night Live, BET’s Comic View, Key & Peele, and Epix’s Get Shorty.

The actor’s popularity doubled in 2020 after starring in the Hulu TV show titled Woke. The show is inspired by the life and works of a Black artist named Keith Knight. Woke follows a central trio that includes T. Murph’s Clovis, Lamorne Morris’ Keef Knight, and Blake Anderson’s Gunther.

1. How much is T. Murph’s net worth?

Apart from the aforementioned works, Murph has also worked in movies and TV shows such as Talk to Me, Ginger!, Chicago Fire, One Night Stand Up, Get Shorty, Laff Mobb’s Laff Tracks, and The Jungle Demon.

Similarly, his IMDb profile mentions he has six credits as a writer. They are: BET’s Comicview, One Night Stand Up, Chicago’s One Night Stand Up, Windy City LIVE, Kevin Hart Presents: The Next Level, and Laff Mobb’s Laff Tracks.

Considering all of his works, it must be sure that the actor/comedian has made a decent fortune. However, the exact figures of his earnings and net worth are currently unknown. Nonetheless, reports suggest it might be around $700,000 – $1 million.

Furthermore, some online outlets have also reported his net worth to be even higher than that. But that’s not true at all. Besides, on November 29, 2020, Murph even made fun of an outlet – via an Instagram post – that mentioned his net worth was $13 million.

2. How old is T. Murph?

As of this writing, Murph is 36 years of age. However, the actor is yet to reveal other details about his date of birth, such as his birthday.

Born in 1986, he was initially raised in the suburbs of Kankakee, Illinois. His full name is Terry Murph. Similarly, he also goes by another name — Gueterrius Jackson.

As for his education, he is a proud graduate of Momence High School. But, besides that, there is little to no information on his other academics.

3. T. Murph lost his brother in 2020

The Kankakee native was raised by his parents in a friendly environment. His mother’s name is Elaine Riley Jackson, and her Instagram bio suggests that she is an entrepreneur and a fashion lover.

On the other hand, there is no information available about his father. Nonetheless, his mother has occasionally shared pictures alongside her husband but hasn’t revealed any details.

T. Murph kissing his mother Elaine Riley Jackson on her birthday

T. Murph kissing his mother, Elaine Riley Jackson, on her birthday (Photo: Instagram)

Coming over to the comedian’s family, he has four siblings — two brothers and two sisters. However, on August 7, 2020, the number of his siblings decreased by one as Murph’s younger brother, Roger, passed away.

The actor had taken to his Instagram handle to announce the death of his brother. In the caption, he mentioned that “someone took my little brother’s life,” and he had been trying to deal with it. He had also shared several posts giving tribute to his little brother.

4. T. Murph’s ethnicity explored

Murph was born and raised within the boundaries of the United States of America. So, it’s evident that he holds American nationality. Furthermore, it’s reported that his ethnicity is Black.

5. T. Murph has children but never mentioned his wife

Now that other parts of Murph’s life are covered; let’s turn to his personal life. The actor has mentioned a few times that he has twin sons. Additionally, he has revealed that he has a daughter as well. 

In his Comedy Central Stand-Up skit of October 16, 2020, he mentioned that he has an 11-year-old son. Then, adding some humor to his act, he said his son is an a—le. “I’m going to prove to you he’s an a—le,” he added.

Murph then said that his son is in the fourth grade, and his other son is in the fifth grade – and they are twins. He said that he once went to his son’s school unannounced after the teachers complained about his 4th grader son.

He said, “And when I look in the classroom, you know what I see my son doing? My son is in the front of the classroom hitting the nay nay. He is just in there. He killing the nay nay. Ain’t no music. He the background dancer and the DJ.”

Similarly, the 5 feet 4 ¼ inches tall comedian mentioned having a daughter in his Instagram post on April 29, 2021. In that post, he was seen carrying a big teddy bear because his daughter asked for it.

While Murph has talked about his kids, he is yet to reveal the details about the mother of his children. It’s so because he is very private about his romantic life and rarely shares anything related to it.

The mention of his kids has also been made once in a while. His social media handles’ content is full of his profession-related things only – and things related to social injustice and so on.

As a result of his privacy, it’s unknown if his children’s mother is his wife or only his girlfriend. On the other hand, it might be possible that he is married. Whatever the case might be, he surely has done a great job keeping things private.

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