It’s Famous Friday!

Jordan Fisher

 

Happy Friday everyone! We hope you are staying safe and healthy during these troubling times. This week’s famous Friday is focused on Jordan Fisher. Jordan William Fisher was born on April 24, 1994, in Birmingham, Alabama. Jordan is said to be of Nigerian, Cambodian, and European descent. Because Jordan’s mother was only 16 when he was born, Jordan was adopted and raised by his grandparents, Rodney and Pat Fisher. Jordan was homeschooled until high school, but even from home, he found his passion for musical theatre. In approximately the 5th grade, Jordan was discovered by a talent scout and later signed with Disney Hollywood Records.

Jordan’s talents led him to play roles in hit productions such as The Hustler, Liv and Maddi, and Teen Wolf. Jordan was also cast in Broadway’s hit musical Hamilton. While Jordan’s acting career has been quite successful, that is not his only talent. Jordan is also known for singing, song-writing, dancer, and streaming. Jordan was featured on the 25th Season of ABC’s Dancing With the Stars, where he and his partner, Lindsay Arnold, won the competition. In 2015, Fisher released his first album titled Jordan Fisher. After his first able achieved success, Jordan has since released ten more albums. He has worked alongside major talents such as Lin-Manuel Miranda and his songs have gotten into major films such as Disney’s Moana and the Toy Story franchise.

Away from music and television, Fisher has also sustained a successful Twitch stream. Jordan is known for games such as Fortnite and Valorant and has played with major gaming influences like Ninja, Timthetatman, and DrLupo. Jordan signed a deal with gaming management company Loaded in September of 2019, putting him alongside more big names such as Dakotaz and Cloakzy.

 

Happy Birthday, Jordan!

Matheson Bossick

Project Race Teens Vice President

Sources:

  1.   https://deadline.com/2019/09/dancing-with-the-stars-winner-jordan-fisher-signs-with-loaded-management-1202746152/
  1. https://answersafrica.com/jordan-fisher-bio-family.htmlhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan_Fisher

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