Jamie Foxx Net Worth (American Actor, Comedian, Singer, and Songwriter)
Jamie Foxx Net Worth Jamie Foxx is an American professional actor, comedian, producer, singer, and songwriter. Jamie Foxx has won many awards in his professional career including an Academy Award for Best Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture or comedy, for his portrayal in the 2004 biographical film Ray from which he won the Academy Award, and was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in the followed year for his character in the film Collateral. Jamie Foxx Net Worth is around $106 million which is increasing day by day because of mainstream success. Jamie Foxx currently serves as host and executive producer of the Fox game show “Beat Shazam”. Jamie Foxx has also appeared in many films including Staff Sergeant Sykes in “Jarhead” in 2005, record executive Curtis Taylor in “Dreamgirls” in 2006, Detective Ricardo Tubbs in the 2006 film adaptation of TV series “Miami Vice”, appeared as the title role in the film “Django Unchanged” in 2012, the supervillain Electro in “The Amazing Spiderman 2” in 2014 and many others. Jamie Foxx has also appeared in the sketch comedy show “In Living Color” and his own show from 1996 – 2001, the sitcom “The Jamie Foxx Show” in which he played Jamie King role. Jamie Foxx is also a Grammy Award-winning musician and produced four albums including “Unpredictable” in 2005 which topped the chart, “Intuition” in 2008, “Best Night of My Life” in 2010 and “Hollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses” in 2015, which have charted in the top ten of the US Billboard 200 list.
How Jamie Foxx Spent his Early Life?
Eric Marlon Bishop was born on December 13, 1967, in Terrell, Texas, United States from Darrell Bishop and Louise Annette Dixon. Jamie Foxx parents were divorced when he was only 6 months old and was raised by his mother’s adoptive parents shortly after his birth. Jamie has had very little contact with his biological parents as they were not part of his upbringing. Jamie Foxx spent a really hard life in his childhood years as he was raised in the black quarter of Terrell, which at that time was a racially segregated community. Jamie acknowledged his grandmother’s prayers and influence as one of the greatest reasons for his mainstream success.
Jamie Foxx was only 5 years old when he began playing the piano. Jamie was raised in a strict Baptist religion and was a part-time pianist and choir leader in Terrell’s New Hope Baptist Church. Jamie Foxx has also fond of comedy from his childhood as his teacher sometimes used him as a reward: if the class behaved, Foxx would tell his classmates jokes. Jamie Foxx attended Terrell High School in his childhood years and received top grades during his school time and also played Basketball and football. Jamie Foxx Net Worth is around $106 million according to some credible sources. Jamie Foxx main motto was to play for the Dallas Cowboys and pass for more than 1000 yards. Foxx received a scholarship to United International University after completing his high school education and studied musical and performing arts competition.
Some Important Details about Jamie Foxx
|Born Name||Eric Marlon Bishop|
|Nick Name||Jamie Foxx, Jamie|
|Birthdate||December 13, 1967|
|Born Place||Terrell, Texas, United States|
|Residence||Hidden Valley, California, United States|
|Education||Terrell High School and United States International University|
|Occupation||Film Producer, Comedian, Actor, Singer and Songwriter|
|Genre||Hip Hop, Pop, R&B and Soul|
|Labels||20th century Fox, J and RCA Records|
|Height||5 ft 9 in or 175 cm|
|Spouse/Girlfriends||Olivia Munn, Debbie Allen, Vivica Fox, Adriane Kelly, Leila Arcieri, Christina Milian, Meagan Good, Lil Kim, and Katie Holmes|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Measurements||Chest – 43.5 inch
Arms – 15.5 inch
Waist – 34
|First Album||Peep This|
Jamie Foxx career beginning
Jamie started his professional career in comedy and told jokes at a comedy club’s open mic night in 1989. Jamie selects his nickname “Foxx” as a tribute to the black comedian “Redd Foxx”. Foxx appeared in the cast of “In Living Color” in 1991 and performed a role under the name Wanda and also shared a name with Redd’s friend and co-worker LaWanda Page. Jamie later starred in the comedy-drama sitcom “Roc” and later went on to star in his own sitcom “The Jamie Foxx Show” which was aired from 1996 to 2001. Jamie Foxx made his film debut in the comedy movie “Toys” in 1992 and his first dramatic role came in Oliver Stone’s movie “Any Given Sunday” in 1999 and played as a hard-partying American football player character. Later Jamie Foxx appeared in boxer “Muhammad Ali” biographical drama film “Ali” and starred opposite with “Will Smith”. Jamie Foxx Net Worth is around $106 million and it will surely be increased in the coming years.
In 2003, Jamie changed his mode from comedy to rapping and appeared on the rapper “Twista’s” song Slow Jamz alongside with Kayne West which peaked at the #1 position on the UWS Billboard Hot 100 chart and #3 on the UK Singles chart. Jamie later collaborated with Kayne West and appeared in “Gold Digger” track in which Jamie Foxx sang the Ray Charles “I Got a Woman” hook, also peaked at #1 position on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and Jamie Foxx popularity as rapper dramatically increases. Jamie Foxx also collaborated with “Ludacris” and “Field Mob” in the single “Georgina”.
How did Jamie Foxx get famous?
In 2004, Jamie Foxx starred in Ray Charles biological film “Ray”, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor and BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a leading Role due to excellent acting in the movie. Jamie Foxx was the third male actor alongside Barry Fitzgerald and Al Pacino in the Hollywood industry to receive two Oscar nominations in the same year for two different movies “Collateral” and “Ray”. Jamie Foxx released his second debut album “Unpredictable” in 2005, which ranked at number 2 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and selling 598,000 copies in its first week and rising to #1 spot in the following week and selling an additional 200,000 copies more. The album has sold almost 1.98 million copies in the United States and was certified as double platinum by Recording Industry Association of America.
Jamie Foxx alongside Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, and Barbara Streisand became the fourth artist in the Hollywood industry to have won both an Academy Award for acting and to have achieved number 1 album in the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. Jamie Foxx Net Worth dramatically increases after receiving Academy Award for Best Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture or comedy, for his portrayal in the 2004 biographical film Ray.
How much is Jamie Foxx Worth?
Is Jamie Foxx really go to jail?
Jamie Foxx was a center stage of controversy in April 2013 when he was involved in an incident with 2 police cops who were trying to escort him alongside his sister out of Harrah’s Casino in New Orleans. Foxx and his sister had failed to show identification upon entry and later was charged with battery on police, resisting arrest and disturbing the peace. Jamie Foxx was sentenced to a six month suspended jail time span and with 2 years of probation along with a $1500 fine. Jamie Foxx Net Worth is around $106 million as per current stats and figures.
Jamie Foxx Interesting Facts
- Jamie Foxx was raised by his mother’s adopted parents when Jamie’s parents divorced a few months after his birth.
- Jamie Foxx was raised in the Terrell area which was known as a racial community.
- Jamie Foxx revealed in an interview that his grandmother has been the most influential person in his life and was the reason for his mainstream success.
- Jamie Foxx was naturally talented in telling jokes to his class, and he would tell jokes to the school fellows if the class behaved properly and mannerly.
- Jamie Foxx played football and Basketball in his school years and has a dream to play for the NFL team Dallas Cowboys.
- Jamie Foxx was a part of the music band Leather and Lace for a short time span.
- Jamie Foxx supports NBA’s Miami Heat and in football likes Arsenal football club.
- In 2005, Jamie Foxx was selected as one of the “Hottest Bachelors” by “People Magazine”.
- When it comes to music, Steve Hardin is his role model in music and in comedy movies, Jamie idolizes Richard Pryor and Denzel Washington is his idol in acting.
- Jamie Foxx has fond of comedy from his childhood and he first used to perform as a stand-up comedian.
- Jamie saved a young man from his truck after his truck crashed near Jamie Foxx’s house. The driver Brett Kyle was charged after the incident, with driving under the influence.
- Jamie Foxx Net Worth is around $106 million which is increasing day by day because of mainstream success.