Jaleel White "Growing Up Urkel" memoir (Courtesy of Simon & Schuster)

Get ready to step into the world of one of the most iconic figures from 90s television as actor Jaleel White announces the release of his memoir, “Growing Up Urkel,” set to hit shelves on November 19, 2024.

Courtesy of Simon & Schuster

Best known for his portrayal of Steve Urkel on the beloved sitcom “Family Matters,” Jaleel takes readers on a candid journey through his rise to fame and the challenges of navigating the entertainment industry from a young age.

At just twelve years old, Jaleel White auditioned for the role that would define his career – the socially awkward yet endearing Steve Urkel. 

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Originally intended for just one episode, Urkel’s popularity soared thanks to Jaleel’s unforgettable performance, cementing his place in American pop culture.

Growing Up Urkel” offers readers a glimpse behind the scenes of “Family Matters,” exploring the highs and lows of Jaleel’s nine-year tenure on the show. 

From adjusting to life as a UCLA undergrad to grappling with the pressures of being typecast, Jaleel White’s memoir provides a candid look at fame, fortune, and the complexities of identity in Hollywood.

With wisdom and wit, White reflects on the journey from child star to adulthood, sharing insights into the challenges and triumphs that shaped his career and personal growth.

Don’t miss the opportunity to dive into the world of Jaleel White and discover the untold stories behind one of television’s most beloved characters. 

Pre-order your copy of “Growing Up Urkel today and prepare to embark on an unforgettable journey through fame, fortune, and the enduring legacy of Steve Urkel.

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