Jamie Foxx Net Worth
Jamie Foxx is an American actor, record producer, songwriter, singer, and comedian. His real name is Eric Marlon Bishop.
Jamie was born on December 13, 1967, in Terrell, Texas, U.S. He was born to Louise Annette Talley Dixon and Darrell Bishop. After his birth, he was adopted by his mother’s adoptive parents namely Mark Talley, a yard worker, and Esther Marie, a nursery operator, and domestic worker.
His birth parents were not a part of his upbringing. At the age of 5, Foxx started playing the piano. He began working as a choir leader in Terrell’s New Hope Baptist Church and a part-time pianist as a teenager. He had a natural talent for telling jokes.
Foxx studied in Terrell’s High School where he played football and basketball and received top grades at the same time. He aimed to play for the Dallas Cowboys. Foxx was the first one to pass for more than 1,000 yards in the school’s history.
He also participated in singing along with the band called Leather and Lace. He received a scholarship to United States International University after completing his high school. He studied composition and classical music.
In 1989, after accepting a dare from his girlfriend, he performed comedy at a comedy club’s open mic night. In 1991, he joined the cast of In Living Color. In 1991, Foxx made his film debut in the comedy movie named Toys.
He performed his first dramatic role in the movie called Any Given Sunday released in 1999.
After five years, he also worked in the movie named Collateral along with Tom Cruise. After this film, he received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Jamie Foxx released his album in 1994 namely Peep This. But due to low album sales, the album failed to become famous.
Jamie Foxx was also featured in various songs such as Slow Jamz with Kayne West, Gold Digger, and Georgia. The song, Slow Jamz was listed on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. He also worked in movies such as film Ray released in 2004, for which he was awarded the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Academy Award for Best Actor.
He received two acting Oscar nominations for the films Collateral and Ray.
In December 2005, he released his second album named Unpredictable. It was certified platinum by RIAA and charted on the UK Albums Chart.
Foxx worked in various movies such as The Kingdom alongside Ashraf Barhom, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, and Chris Cooper.
He was also awarded the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
He played a lead role in a dramatic film in April 2009, named The Soloist.
Also, a starring role in the thriller named Law Abiding Citizen alongside Gerard Butler.
Jamie Foxx net worth is estimated around $100 Million.
|Profession||Actor, songwriter, singer, record producer, comedian|
|Full Name||Eric Marlon Bishop|
|Birth Date||December 13, 1967|
|Place of Birth||Terrell, Texas, U.S.|
|Parents||Darrell Bishop and Louise Annette Talley Dixon|
|Children||Annalise Bishop, Corinne Bishop|
|Height||175cm or 1.75m|
|Weight||86 kg or 189 lbs|
|Chest Size||42 inches|
|Waist Size||32 Inches|
|Biceps Size||16 inches|
|Shoe Size||9 (US)|
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|Jamie Foxx Net Worth||$100 Million|
|Facebook following||9,067,535 likes|
|Instagram Following||5.90 million|
|Twitter following||4.77 million|
Jamie Foxx received hundreds of awards including, Image Awards for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series in the year 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001. He also won American Music Awards, Favorite R&B Soul Male Artist in 2006. Also, BET Awards, Best Collaboration (Blame It) in the year 2009. He received Satellite Awards, People ‘s Choice Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, TV Land Awards, Teen Choice Awards, MTV Awards, Golden Globes, Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Black Reel Awards, BET Awards, BAFTA Awards.
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