Ever since Jonathan Majors landed his breakout role on ABC’s 2017 drama miniseries “When We Rise,” the actor’s career has taken off in a major way. Majors appeared in “White Boy Rick,” “The Last Black Man in San Francisco,” “Da 5 Bloods,” among other films before he hit a TV career-high starring as Atticus Freeman in HBO’s “Lovecraft Country. His star has only risen higher since, landing the role of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s newest supervillain, Kang, in 2021, a potentially Oscar-worthy lead role in 2023’s “Magazine Dreams,” and a major part in the latest “Creed” film, “Creed III.”
Majors’s personal life is just as fascinating as his meteoric rise to fame, and these facts about the actor will make you see him in a whole new light. Read ahead to learn more about one of 2023’s biggest stars.