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Actor Brett Gray: Jamal Turner From “On My Block” | Know Him Better

aisha Published On Tue Jun 02 2020   Modified On Tue Jun 02 2020
Actor Brett Gray:  Jamal Turner From “On My Block” | Know Him Better

Brett Gray is an actor and singer best known for his work in 'On My Block' as Jamal Turner, 'When They See Us' as Clarence, 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' as Reggie Price, and Chicago P.D. as Aiden West.

Gray was born on August 7, 1996, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and has a star sign of Leo. He wanted to become a chef as if it wasn't for acting he would have persuaded his career as a chef.

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Net Worth: $600 thousand 

'Ardmore Junction' Actor Brett Gray has earned an estimated net worth of $600 thousand from his career as an actor and singer. He has done some Netflix shows, produced music, and has released his EP Easy Daze in 2018, from where he has earned his worth. 

Alma Mater: The Philadelphia High School

Born and raised in Philadelphia, Gray attended The Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts by majoring in Theater and got graduated in 2015. At the age of 6, he performed his act in his first school play, and at 7, he performed at his first professional show at the Academy of Music.

Brother: Brandon Gray

Gray has an older brother named Brandon Gray who serves in the U.S. Navy. Brandon doesn't get much time for his family because of his job so whenever he comes home, they go and have fun by spending time together, having dinner, and throwing a party for him.

A picture of Brett Gray with his brother Brandon Gray.
A picture of Brett Gray with his brother Brandon Gray.
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His Acting Career

Henry from 'Metrocard' started acting from a very early age but made his debut in a short movie 'Tortoise' as Mezzy. Since then he has acted in nine movies, television series, mini-series, and short movies. He is mostly known for his roles in 'The Tale of Four' (Short) as Greg, When They See Us (TV Mini-Series) as Clarence, 'Ardmore Junction' as Brett, Afterparty (Short) as Brian, and so on.

Music Career

Gray is also a singer and a music producer. In June 2018, he released his debut single "Old Thing Back". Then following the same year on his birthday on August 7, 2018, he released his EP Easy Daze then compared the style to Usher's album Confessions. He has released eight songs which are also available in Soundcloud like 'Dance in the Rain', 'Old Thing Back', 'Last Song', and others.

A picture of Brett Gray singing.
A picture of Brett Gray singing.
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On My Block

The 'Tortoise' actor first leading role was in Netflix's original series 'On My Block' where he has portrayed the character of Jamal Turner with other co-stars like Sierra Capri, Jason Genao, and Diego Tinoco.

The series was started in 2018 and has released three seasons till now with 28 episodes. Gray said he was drawn towards the role because his character Jamal was him in real life.

Brett Gray with the co-stars of 'On The Block'.
Brett Gray with the co-stars of 'On The Block'.
Image Source: Instagram

YouTube Channel

On April 7, 2017, he joined the YouTube channel and has made 60.7k subscribers till now. Gray has posted 15 videos on his channel has gained 1,848,918 views from his videos. He has posted lyrics videos of his songs, Behind The Scenes (BTS) of his set 'On My Block', and a mini vlogs on his channel.

Social Media Presence

As for his social media presence, Gray is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. He has gained 2.2 million followers in Insta with the username 'iambrettgray' and 222k followers on Twitter with the username 'brettgray'.

A picture posted by Brett Gray on his Insta.
A picture posted by Brett Gray on his Insta.
Image Source: Instagram

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