Jaleel White of 'Family Matters' Shows off Fit Figure after Quarantine Workout

Stephen Thompson
May 05, 2020
11:30 A.M.
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Former child star Jaleel White, 43, took to his Instagram page to share an after workout picture. In the photo, the actor looked super fit and showed off his toned body.


Jaleel White is best known for his role as Steve Urkel in the popular 90s sitcom "Family Matters." The comedic actor is all grown now and is barely recognizable. The 43-year-old actor who is currently self-isolating took some time out to do some workout routine at home.

Jaleel White at the 8th Annual L.A. Loves Alex's Lemonade on September 9, 2017 | Photo: Getty Images

Jaleel White at the 8th Annual L.A. Loves Alex's Lemonade on September 9, 2017 | Photo: Getty Images


After his workout, Jaleel shared a hot picture of himself on his Instagram page, which has generated a lot of reactions from his fans who were in awe of his fit body.

In the picture, the actor who was shirtless, showed off his pecs and perfectly toned abs. He also had a white towel hanging over his shoulder and was wearing grey gym shorts, with a black face cap. White captioned the picture:

"First ride on my new @variis @soulcycle. Celebrating another healthy day on God's green earth with breath in my body..."


Jaleel White has ditched the nerdy glasses he famously wore as character Steve Urkel and is now a proud father of 11-year-old daughter, Samaya.

The TV star welcomed his daughter in 2009, with his ex-girlfriend Bridget Hardy. White dotes on Samaya and his Instagram page is littered with sweet memories of him and the 11-year-old.

Fans of the popular sitcom got a blast from the past back in 2019.


The father of one rose to fame in the 90s through his portrayal of accident-prone suspenders wearing super-nerd Steve Urkel, which brought laughter to millions of homes in America.

To date, the audience remains fascinated by his role on the ABC sitcom "Family Matters," which aired between 1989 to 1998 with over 200 episodes. Speaking with Fox News, White revealed how he felt about Urkel. In his words:

"Oh, I love him. You kidding me? I get nothing but the most amazing comments from flight attendants everywhere. So, I love him."


The talented actor also spoke about escaping the infamous curse of the child star, which seems to haunt most Hollywood child actors.

White admitted that his mom played a crucial role in keeping him grounded and making sure he had a normal childhood.

Meanwhile, fans of the popular sitcom, got a blast from the past back in 2019, when White reprised his role as Steve Urkel in an episode of "Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?"

While fans were thrilled to see the character again on TV, many remain hopeful that there will be a reboot of the popular sitcom "Family Matters."

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