2020 One Show Cultural Driver Jury
JALEEL WHITE, famously known for his role as Steve Urkel on the hit 90’s sitcom Family Matters, is an actor, writer, producer and comedian. Jaleel grew up in Pasadena, California, and was casted in his iconic role in 1989. Growing up on the screen, Jaleel starred for 9 seasons as Steve Urkel. He went on to star in Big Fat Liar, Sonic the Hedgehog, Grown Ups, Scooby- Doo, along with more recent top guest appearances in Boston Legal, Dreamgirls, House, Castle and Psych, to name a few. Jaleel has several major projects coming out in 2020 including Raven Symone’s reboot of “That’s So Raven!” and Netflix's “Big House”.
On a personal level, Jaleel is a huge philanthropist, investing his time and energy into youth sports, California Strong, and other Los Angeles community events. He has one daughter and still resides in Los Angeles.