Who is DJ Pooh?
Mark ‘DJ Pooh’ Jordan was born in Los Angeles, California, USA on June 29, 1969 – his zodiac sign is Cancer and he holds US citizenship. He is a record producer, actor, screenwriter and director, perhaps best known for working with famous rappers such as Ice Cube and Snoop Dogg, among others.
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Early life, family and education
DJ Pooh was raised as an only child in Los Angeles by his father who was a lawyer and his mother who was an accountant – he prefers not to share details of his family with the public.
He attended a local high school where he became interested in rap – he and his friends listened to rap music most of the day.
During his senior year, DJ Pooh began creating his own music, and after graduating in 1987, he decided to focus on his career as a record producer rather than going to college.
In 1986, he produced LL Cool J’s Bigger and Deffer album, which became a huge hit in the United States and was certified platinum twice. Nine years later, he was invited to work on 2Pac’s “All Eyez on Me” album, which was certified diamond, then he produced Snoop Dogg’s album “The Doggfather”, released in 1996 and certified twice platinum.
DJ Pooh is also known for having co-written and produced the popular video game “Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas”, while he was also a consultant for the video game “Grand Theft Auto V”, and co-wrote “Grand Automatic Online Theft”.
Roles in films and television series
In 1992, DJ Pooh made his acting debut when he starred in the short music video “Get the Fist Movement Get the Fist”, which also featured Cypress Hill and Da Lench Mob, while he was recognized in 1995 when he played Red in the comedy-drama “Friday,” which starred Ice Cube, Chris Tucker and Nia Long, and is about two friends who must find a way to raise $200 by the end of the night after smoking their drug dealer’s weed – the film was also written by DJ Pooh and Ice Cube.
In 2000, DJ Pooh portrayed both Trick Turner and Taxi Driver in the comedy “3 Strikes”, which starred Brian Hooks, N’Bushe Wright and Faizon Love, and follows a man who has two shots and who, s he gets his third hit. , will most likely be sent to prison for life – DJ Pooh also wrote and directed the film.
The following year, he played Slim in the comedy film “The Wash” which he wrote and directed, and which starred Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg and Anthony Albano. The film follows Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg as they work at a car wash where many unexpected things happen every day – it received mixed reviews.
In 2005 and 2006, DJ Pooh voiced three characters in three episodes of the action-comedy animated series “The Boondocks,” starring Regina King, John Witherspoon, and Gary Anthony Williams, and which follows two boys who move into the suburbs of Chicago after being sent to live there with their grandfather – the series was a big hit winning four awards, while being nominated for five more.
In 2010, DJ Pooh voiced Doela Man in the animated film “Freaknik: The Musical”, then in 2013 he voiced DJ West Coast Classics in the popular video game “Grand Theft Auto V”. His last role was in the crime comedy-drama “Trunkful,” in which he voiced News Anchor, and which was both written and directed by Rel Smith and Sequel Smith.
In 2000, DJ Pooh wrote the comedy “Next Friday” with Ice Cube, who also starred in the film alongside Mike Epps and Justin Pierce; the story follows two people who owe money for taxes and who are figuring out how to get the necessary money quickly – the film was nominated for two awards.
In 2002 he wrote the comedy-drama “Friday After Next”, again with Ice Cube who starred in the film, and this time it follows two cousins working as security guards at a local mall while their house is broken into – the film received mixed reviews. 2011 saw him write all six episodes of the comedy series “In the Flow with Affion Crockett”, starring Affion Crockett, Robin Thede and Jonathan Kite, but which received mostly poor reviews. 2017 saw DJ Pooh write and direct the comedy film “Grow House” which starred Malcolm McDowell, Snoop Dogg and DeRay Davis, and he recently wrapped writing the upcoming comedy film “Last Friday”.
Loving life and relationships
DJ Pooh is very private when it comes to his love life and hasn’t talked about any girls he might have dated since he launched his career. Although many people claim to have seen DJ Pooh walk hand-in-hand with many women over the years, he has never spoken publicly about being in a relationship or marrying anyone – there are also rumors claiming that DJ Pooh is gay, but these have since been proven false.
It is widely believed that he was in a relationship with a mysterious non-famous woman in her thirties, and the two dated for more than five years before splitting up for unknown reasons, and during that time they were often spotted together by DJ Pooh fans. .
As of October 2020, DJ Pooh is single, unmarried and has no children.
Hobbies and other interests
DJ Pooh is a fan of art and loves to paint – he has visited many art galleries and exhibitions, and as he is also a fan of travel, having visited many European states and countries, he has visited at least one gallery in every city he visited.
He enjoys listening to music in his free time, and one of his favorite songs is “September” by Earth, Wind & Fire.
He is an animal lover and his pet dog sometimes appears in photos he uploads to his Instagram account.
In his spare time, DJ Pooh likes to watch movies and some of his favorite actors and actresses are Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Natalie Portman, and some of his favorite movies are “The Godfather” trilogy, “Scarface and “V for Vendetta”.
How rich is DJ Pooh today?
DJ Pooh is 51 years old. He has short brown hair and usually wears a hat or cap, his eyes are brown, and his height is 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m), while he weighs around 180 pounds (82 kg).
As of October 2020, his net worth is estimated to be over $13 million.