Anthony Dwayne Mackie is an actor and producer of American nationality. He was born on 23 September in the year 1978 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America (USA). Anthony Mackie made his acting debut in the film 8 Mile (2002). He has appeared in other films such as Brother to Brother (2004), Million Dollar Baby, The Hurt Locker, Notorious (2009), Night Catches Us (2010), The Adjustment Bureau (2011), and Real Steel (2011).
Anthony Mackie Net Worth
Anthony Mackie had appeared in several big box office films which have earned a staggering amount at the box office, such as The Adjustment Bureau, Real Steel, 8 Mile, Million Dollar Baby, The Hurt Locker, Notorious, Abraham Lincoln: The Vampire Hunter and The Fifth Estate. Additionally, Mackie is perhaps best known for his role as Sam Wilson/ The Falcon in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He has portrayed the character of Sam Wilson in numerous Marvel movies such as Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Ant-Man (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame in the year 2019. He has also reprised this role in the Disney+ series titled The Falcon and the Winter Soldier in the year 2021, alongside Sebastian Stan, who portrays the role of Bucky Barnes/ The Winter Soldier. Anthony Mackie also owns his bar called NoBar, located in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, which he opened up in the year 2011, which he later shut down in 2015. His income from the various big box office movies and especially his salary from the Marvel movies has brought up his net worth to an impressive $8 million.
Anthony Mackie Early Life
Anthony Mackie was born on 23 September in the year 1978, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America (USA). His mother’s name is Martha (nee Gordon) Mackie and his father is Willie Mackie Sr., who is a carpenter who owned his own roofing business called Mackie Roofing. He has a brother named Calvin Mackie, who is a former professor of engineering, who taught at the Tulane University but now works at the Louisiana Recovery Authority. As a teenager, Anthony Mackie enrolled at the Warren Easton Sr High School and then attended the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA). In the year 1997, he attended the high school drama program at the North Carolina School of the Arts (NCSA) and graduated the same year. He was also a member of an acting group called Group 30, at the Juilliard School’s Drama Division, which he attended in the year 1997 and graduated in the year 2001.
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Anthony Mackie Personal Life
Anthony Mackie married his long-time girlfriend and his childhood sweetheart whose name is Sheletta Chapital, in the year 2014. However, they got divorced in the year 2018. They have four children together.
Anthony Mackie Career
Anthony Mackie made his debut in the film industry in the year 2002, by appearing in the film 8 Mile as Papa Doc, the antagonist in the movie. He then appeared in the 2003 feature film Brother to Brother. In 2004, he appeared in the Academy Award-winning movie Million Dollar Baby as well as Spike Lee’s film She Hates Me. In the year 2006, Anthony Mackie starred in Crossover, Half Nelson and We Are Marshall. Along with films, Anthony Mackie has also appeared in theatre plays, all written by August Wilson titled, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Jitney and Fences, which Mackie performed at the John F. Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts, located in Washington D.C. in 2009, he portrayed the character of Pentheus in NYC Public Theatre’s Shakespeare in the Park theatre play called The Bacchae. Anthony Mackie gained worldwide recognition and fame when he portrayed the role of Sam Wilson/ The Falcon in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. His first appearance in the MCU was in the year 2014 when he starred in the second Captain America film titled Captain America: The Winter Soldier. He has also appeared in subsequent Marvel films such as Ant-Man (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame in the year 2019. He has also reprised this role in the Disney+ series titled The Falcon and the Winter Soldier in the year 2021, alongside Sebastian Stan, who portrays the role of Bucky Barnes/ The Winter Soldier.
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