Keith Jefferson - Biography

Last Modified: Sep 24, 2022

Keith Jefferson
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Django Unchained (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

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Birth Name /
Full Name:
Keith Jefferson
Birth Place: Houston, Texas, USA
Father's Name: Reverend Edward Jefferson
Mother's Name: Lovie Jefferson
Siblings: N/A
High School: Eisenhower High School
University: US International University/Performing Arts
Ethnicity: African-American
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

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Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
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Who is Keith Jefferson?

Keith Jefferson is an actor and an acting coach.

Keith Jefferson Age, Parents, Siblings

Keith Jefferson was born in Houston, Texas, USA to parents Reverend Edward Jefferson and Lovie Jefferson. Apart from these facts, there is limited information about his date of birth, siblings, and childhood days. Looking at his family pictures, there are guesses that he might have an older sister. 

Source: Instagram (Keith Jefferson with his parents and sister)

Education, Ethnicity

For his education, he attended Eisenhower High School. While a student at the school, he was athletically competing in multiple extra-curricular activities such as football, basketball, and track. 

He was even offered college football scholarships but refused it all to study acting. So, after graduation from high school, Keith Jefferson joined US International University/Performing Arts, located in San Diego. From the same, he received a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts. Jefferson then went on to study at The University of Arizona, graduating with a Master’s degree in Fine Arts.

His ethnicity is African-American.

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Keith Jefferson – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce, Affair

Keith Jefferson has been on the screen for most of his life but has kept his personal life a secret. There is no info on his girlfriends or ex-girlfriends. Fans even don’t know if he is even married to a wife and children. 

Also, there have not been rumors of Keith Jefferson’s divorce or affairs.

Source: Instagram (Keith Jefferson)

Keith Jefferson: Career

Early Days

Keith Jefferson’s career in acting started young- at the age of 8, his role being The Gatekeeper in the Wizard of Oz. As he grew up, so did his love for acting. While still in school, he starred in productions and plays, Moreover, he was active as an actor in local theater.

Over Jefferson‘s more than 25 years of an acting career, he has appeared in Buffalo Soldiers (as Private Andrew Boyer), The Last Free Man, Boys On the Side, The Fantastiks and is also a regular guest in Jamie Fox’s The Jamie Fox Show, Vh-1’s Ill-istrated.

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In addition, he has worked with Oscar-winning director and screenwriter Quentin Tarantino in movies such as Django Unchained (as Pudgy Ralph), The Hateful Eight (as Charly), and in the upcoming films Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Keith Jefferson’s other movie credits include roles in Big River, Othello, Superior Donuts, Piano Lesson, among others.

On top of all, he is a proud member of Actors' Equity and Screen Actors Guild of America.

Currently, Keith Jefferson resides in Los Angeles and is a professional in acting, singing, voice acting, etc. In addition, he provides private coaching classes for actors and teaches acting workshops and audition preparation.

Source: Instagram (Keith Jefferson in the movie Django Unchained)


On the set of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Jefferson has worked with Dakota Fanning, Margaret Qualley, Luke Perry, Julia Butters, Timothy Olyphant.

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Keith Jefferson Net Worth, Salary

The net worth and annual salary Jefferson is under review.

Keith Jefferson Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On Instagram and Twitter, Keith Jefferson is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook. He also has an official website -

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