MAN CRUSH: OMARI HARDWICK
Omari Hardwick oozes confidence and pure strength in all elements. From his physical attributes to his fearless movie roles, there is nothing more attractive than a man who doesn’t ask for permission to be great.
He is known for his roles in the TV series and movies like The A-Team (2010), Tyler Perry’s For Colored Girls (2010), etc. He has also worked on the small screen on shows such as “CSI: Miami” and NBC’s “Chase“ as Andre in BET Network’s Being Mary Jane. He currently plays James ‘Ghost’ St. Patrick on Starz Hit Show: POWER produced by 50 Cent.
Facts you didn’t know about Omari Hardwick :
He is a poet
Hardwick started writing poetry as a teenager and has written thousands of poems since then. In 2003 -2004 he participated in the National Poetry Slam.
He’s an athlete
His physical talents earned him a football scholarship to the University of Georgia.
He lived in his car
Before he had his big breakout, Hardwick was a starving artist working odd jobs, and he even lived out of his car at one point.
“What is so crazy is that where I presently shoot my series Dark Blue is where I lived in my car when I first moved to Los Angeles. It is surreal at times,” he told Runway in 2010.
He is invested in his roles
For his role in the 2006 medical drama Saved, Hardwick spent two years training as a fireman and a paramedic.
He is a Singer/ Songwriter
Hardwick says he wrote three or four songs for Estelle’s most recent album.
He’s also featured in her video for “Break My Heart.”
There are plenty of reasons why we love Omari Hardwick. We will list a few:
He Has Style For Days
When it comes to fashion, he isn’t afraid to express himself in his choices and he pulls them off lovely every single time. From Shirts to Suits, he has us day dreaming everytime we lay eyes on him.
If tattoos are your thing, Mr. Omari hosts an upper body full of them.
He Knows His Craft
Omari continues to blow our minds with every role he takes on. His intensity on screen just draws you right in and keeps you glued.
He’s Just Cool Like That
Hardwick’s down-to-earth vibes and professionalism continue to make him very well-liked in Hollywood and in our hearts.
We love you, Omari.