Jonathan Majors

Jonathan Majors – “White Boy Rick” New York City Premiere – Arrivals – Paris Theater – New York City, NY, USA, 2018 – Photo Credit: Michael Sherer /

Birth Name: Jonathan Michael Majors

Place of Birth: Lompoc, Santa Barbara, California, United States

Date of Birth: September 7, 1989

Ethnicity: African-American

Jonathan Majors is an American actor. He has starred in the films Hostiles, White Boy Rick, Out of Blue, The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Captive State, Gully, Jungleland, Da 5 Bloods, The Harder They Fall, Devotion, Magazine Dreams, and Creed III, on the series When We Rise and Lovecraft Country; and as Kang the Conqueror on Loki and in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.

His father was in the Air Force and his mother was a pastor. He was raised partly on the Vandenberg military base in Lompoc, California, and later in Dallas, Texas, as well as Georgetown and Cedar Hill in the state. Jonathan has a daughter.

Jonathan’s paternal grandfather was named Marian/Marion Majors.

Jonathan’s paternal grandmother was Helen Lee Vaughn (the daughter of William “Willie” Vaughn and Leola Maud Powell). Helen was born in Texas. Leola was the daughter of Elijah Powell and Louise/Louisa Weaver.

Jonathan’s maternal grandfather was named Charles Anderson.


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  1. transemacabre says:

    His paternal grandparents were Marion Majors and Helen Lee Vaughn, of McLennon co. Texas. Texas, U.S., Birth Index, 1903-1997 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2005. Texas, U.S., Select County Marriage Records, 1837-1965 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2014.

    Marion and Helen married in 1947. They seem to have divorced at least once but got back together when they had Winfred.

    Helen’s parents were William “Willie” Vaughn and Leola Maud Powell.

    Leola was born 11 Aug 1895 to Elijah Powell and Louise Weaver. Texas, U.S., Death Certificates, 1903-1982 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2013.

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