Originally posted on August 3, 2018 @ 12:33 pm
People may call him Jamie Foxx, but this name is real name is Eric Marlon Bishop. Professionally known as Jamie Foxx, this astoundingly successful person is an actor, comedian, and singer. Other descriptions include a songwriter, record & film producer. Let us have a look at some facts about Jamie Foxx including his net worth, career, age, and family.
Jamie has a successful career in music, acting, and comedy. His achievements include Academy Award & Golden Globe award for best actor. Others include the BAFTA award for best actor in leading role. Moreover, Jamie is a Grammy award-winning musician, who produced some of the all-time hit albums in the USA.
As a superstar of Hollywood, he maintains a luxurious lifestyle and has a humongous net worth of $100 million.
Jamie Foxx Parents & Early Life
This multitalented Oscar-winning actor, musician and also comedian did not have a luxurious childhood. Jamie was born to parents Darrell Bishop and Louise Annette Talley Dixon in Terrell, Texas on December 13, 1967. Unfortunately, his parents separated soon after and they left behind their seven-month-old baby with his grandmother, Estelle Talley. She adopted and raised him with motherly care giving him a home which he lost at such a young age.
His grandma was Jamie’s biggest fan and supporter. Sadly the boy Jamie was unable to understand why his parents never tried to meet him again.
After 45 years of journey in search of his parents, Jamie tried to make peace with them in 2014. Reportedly, to reconcile with his mother, he moved her into his own home. But it seemed like these efforts of reconciliation was going fruitless in the case of his birth-dad.
In 2004, Jamie’s grandmother passed away. The day she left this world, Jamie lost the person who gave him unimaginable love and his numero uno supporter.
Jamie Foxx Relationship status, Spouse
Jamie has a long list of relationships, which includes many top actresses of Hollywood. He has been in a relationship with Adriane Kelly, Christina Milian, and Dollicia Bryant. Let’s not forget Eva Marcille, Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon, and Iliana Fischer. Other girlfriends include Kimberly Lil Kim Jones, Leila Arcieri, Meagan Good, Nikki Giavasis, Sky Nellor, Vivica A. Fox. Reportedly, he is now with his girlfriend, Katie Holmes.
However, the fact that he still unmarried raises a lot of eyebrows.
The actor is a father to two daughters, Corinne Bishop (born in 1994) and Annalise (born in 2009). Corinne began her acting her career after the debut in Bal des Debutantes. It was released in November 2014 and has won Miss Golden Globe 2016. She also worked with her father in the second season of Beat Shazam on Fox Broadcasting Company in 2018.
Jamie Foxx Net worth, Salary, Source of Income
Jamie Foxx is among the highest paid actors in Hollywood. He was number nine on the list of the 35 richest African American actors in 2012, according to online resources. It is also clear that he made $75 million in 2012 and 2013. There are many speculations about his net worth, but many suggest it is $100 million.
Some of the highest earnings of Jamie from his movies are-
Amazing Spiderman 2 (2014): $709,000,000
Rio 2 (2014): $500,100,000
Rio (2011): $484,600,000
Django Unchained (2012) : $425,368,238
Baby Driver (2017): $226,900,000
Collateral (2004) : $217,800,000
House and Cars in Jamie Foxx Net Worth
His $8 million worth Ventura house is luxury heaven. It has a Swimming Pool, Tennis Court, Sauna, Jacuzzi, Gaming & Sports Room.
Very few details exist about his car collection. However, he has been spotted driving a $250,000 Rolls-Royce Ghost.
Jamie Foxx Body measurement
This Sagittarius star is 5’9” in height and weighs 86 kg.
Jamie Foxx Birthday, Age
Jamie Foxx was born on 13th December 1967 in Texas. Although he is 51 years old now, he has a craze in him which got him a huge fan following and their love.
Jamie Foxx Short wiki
In honor of comedian Redd Foxx, Eric Bishop changed his name to his rocking stage name Jamie Foxx. He started his career in comedy, and in 1991 he began appearing on “In Living Color.” Later, he started his show, named “The Jamie Foxx Show.”
In 2004 he was nominated for his first Academy Award for his supporting role in “Collateral.” For his role in “Ray,” he won 19 awards including the Oscar in 2005.
His music career continued alongside his acting career. He won his first Grammy award for the album “Gold Digger,” which he made in collaboration with Kanye West. Unpredictable (2005), Hollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses (2015), and Best Night of My Life (2010)are some of his best works in music
|Name||Eric Marlon Bishop|
|Date of Birth||13th December 1967|
|Birth Place||Terrell, Texas, USA|
|Profession||Actor, Singer, Comedian|
|Net worth||$100 million|
|Height||5’ 9” ( 175 cm )|
|Weight||86 kg ( 189 lbs )|
|Children||Corinne Bishop, Annalise Bishop|
|Parents||Darrell Bishop ( father)
Louise Annette Talley Dixon ( mother)