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(actor, writer, comedian, voice actor, producer)

Relationship Facts of J.B. Smoove

J.B. Smoove is married to Shahidah Omar.
J.B. Smoove married on July 08, 2007.
💑 Anniversary in 219 days 💑
He is father of One(Jerrica Brooks).
J.B. Smoove is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.


What is the relationship of J.B. Smoove?

J.B. Smoove is a married person. He has been married to his longtime girlfriend Shahidah Omar since July 8, 2007. His wife, Omar is a singer and uses the stage name Shah XO and Shah Clectic.

He has a daughter named Jerrica Brooks, who was born on October 21, 1993. But the mother of Jerrica might be a former flame of his. Although Shahidah Omar is said to be the mother of Jerrica, something does not seem fitting.

Who is J.B. Smoove?

J.B. Smoove is an American actor, writer, comedian, voice actor, and producer who is best known for starring in ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’, ‘The Millers’ and  ‘Real Husbands of Hollywood’.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Nationality, Ethnicity

He was born on December 16, 1965, in Plymouth, North Carolina, USA. His birth name is Jerry Angelo Brooks. He was born to his father Floyd Brooks and his mother Elizabeth Brooks.

He was raised in Mount Vernon, New York from the age of 3 and spent a lot of his time with his extended maternal family in the Plymouth.

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Caption: J.B. Smoove and Shahidah Omar (Source: Zimbio)

Smoove has two younger brothers, including a brother named Floyd Brooks Jr. His father passed away due to diabetes when he was 15 years old.

Smoove holds American citizenship but his ethnicity is unknown.

J.B. Smoove: Education, School/College University

He joined Mount Vernon High School and then enrolled at Norfolk State University where he studied engineering and graphic design.

J.B. Smoove: Professional Life and Career

After graduation, he started working as a  perfume formulator and sold fire extinguishers door-to-door. He started his career in Television in 1995 and moved to Los Angeles in 1999.

He made his first appearance in the HBO TV series ‘Def Comedy Jam’, and then appeared in the TV series ‘Law & Order (1998), ‘Cedric the Entertainer Presents’ (2002-2003), and the films Tomorrow Night’ (1998), ‘Mr. Deeds’ (2002), ‘With or Without You’ (2003).

In addition, J.B. Smoove has worked as a writer and comedian for ‘Saturday Night Live’ (SNL) which gained him much recognition. Furthermore, he appeared in ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’, ‘Ego Trip’s Race-O-Rama’, etc.

He made his breakthrough role in ‘Everybody Hates Chris’ (2007-2008).

Likewise, he appeared in the TV series ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ (2007-present), ‘The Gong Show with Dave Attell’ (2008), ‘Til Death’ (2008-2010), ‘Bent’ (2012), ‘The Millers’ (2013-2015), ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014-2017), etc.

His other notable appearances include ‘Hall Pass’ (2011), ‘Think Like a Man’ (2012), ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ (2019), and ‘And going Places’. Furthermore, he lent his voice in ‘The Smurfs 2’ (2013), and ‘Hell and Back (2015).

J.B. Smoove: Awards, Nominations

He has been nominated for 2017’s Screen Actors Guild Awards in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ in 2018.

Also, he won WGA Award in the category Comedy/Variety – (Including Talk) Series for ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 2007.

J.B. Smoove: Net Worth, Income, Salary

He has an estimated net worth of around $5 million and he has earned that sum of money from his professional career.

J.B. Smoove: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There was a rumor that Smoove might be playing J. Jonah Jameson or a villain, producer Pete Caroll has revealed that Smoove will be a high school teacher named Mr. Dell, who chaperones the European trip.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

J.B. Smoove has a height of 6 ft. 2 inches and weighs 95 kg. He has dark brown eyes and he is bald.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

J.B. Smoove has around 199k followers on Instagram, about 138.9k followers on Twitter, and around 239k followers on Facebook.

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