Facts of Jamie Foxx
|Full Name:||Jamie Foxx|
|Age:||52 years 1 months|
|Birth Date:||December 13, 1967|
|Birth Place:||Terrell, Texas, United States|
|Net Worth:||$ 100 million|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 8 inches (1.75m)|
|Profession:||actor, producer, songwriter, singer, and comedian|
|Father's Name:||Darrell Bishop, Mark Talley|
|Mother's Name:||Louise Annette Talley Dixon, Esther Marie Talley|
|Education:||Terrell High School, United States International University|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo, Aquarius|
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This is probably going to be the toughest part of this speech. My daughter shares my grandmother's name, "Marie." My grandmother's name is Estelle Marie Talley. She's not here tonight. And this is going to be the toughest part. But she was my first acting teacher. She told me to stand up straight. Put your shoulders back. Act like you got some sense.
You know what? I never really factor Hollywood into anything. I'm a black actor, so I can't really control what Hollywood thinks. I gotta go do my thing, and my jokes have got to be funny. Whatever I do has got to be great.
I come from Tyler, Texas, where the railroad tracks separated us. On one side it was all black. On the other side it was all white. Whenever there were white people on our side of town, either somebody was going to jail or somebody was coming for the insurance. It's a different flow. So when I got to L.A., I know it sounds funny, but I was like "Man, we free." It was amazing to me what I had been missing.
When a project becomes magic and special it means that at certain points in the script it parallels your story.
Relationship Statistics of Jamie Foxx
|What is Jamie Foxx marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||In Relation|
|How many children does Jamie Foxx have ? (name):||2 (Corinne Foxx, Annalise Bishop)|
|Is Jamie Foxx having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Jamie Foxx gay ?:||No|
More about the relationship
Jamie Foxx was initially in a relationship with Debbie Allen for a brief amount of time. In 1997, he dated American author and writer Adriane Kelly. He also dated Haitian-American actress Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon in 2001.
Foxx was in a relationship with American model Iliana Fischer from 2002 to 2004. He also had a short-lived relationship with Leila Arcieri during 2004. Some other personalities that Foxx has dated are Christina Milian, Meagan Good, Eva Marcille, Fantasia Barrino, Lil’ Kim, Claudia Jordan, Ashley Scott, Dollicia Bryant, Nikki Giavasis, Sky Nellor, Dominique Simone, Stacey Dash, Cristy Rice. At present, he is in a relationship with Katie Holmes. The pair began dating in August 2014.
Foxx has two daughters, Corinne Bishop and Annalise from his previous relationships.
Who is Jamie Foxx?
Eric Marlon Bishop (Jamie Foxx) is an American actor, producer, songwriter, singer, and comedian. He has appeared in several movies in his career and has won an Academy Award for Best Actor, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
Jamie Foxx’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Foxx was born in Terrell, Texas on December 13, 1967, to parents Darrell Bishop and Louise Annette Talley Dixon. Later, his mother’s adoptive parents Esther Marie and Mark Talley adopted him.
He became interested in the world of music since his childhood years and he began playing the piano at an early age. He is of American nationality.
Furthermore, he belongs to African-American ethnic background. He was a part-time pianist and choir leader in Terrell’s New Hope Baptist Church in his teenage years. His siblings are Deidra Dixon and Diondra Dixon.
Talking about his education, Foxx graduated from Terrell High School. There, he played basketball and football. After high school, he achieved a scholarship to United States International University, where he studied classical music and composition.
Jamie Foxx’s Career, Salary and Net Worth
Foxx initially began his career as a comedian. He appeared as a baker in 1992’s ‘Toys’. From 1992 to 1993, he played the role of George in the TV series ‘Roc’. From 1991 to 1994, he appeared in ‘In Living Color’. Additionally, he portrayed the role of Coach Armstrong in ‘Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper’.
Since then, he has appeared in numerous other movies and television series. All in all, he has over 55 credits as an actor.
Some other movies and television series that Foxx has appeared in are ‘White Famous’, ‘Baby Driver’, ‘Sleepless’, ‘Annie’, ‘Horrible Bosses 2’, ‘A Million Ways to Die in the West’, ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’, ‘White House Down’, ‘Django Unchained’, ‘I’m Still Here’, ‘Valentine’s Day’, ‘Law Abiding Citizen’, ‘The Soloist’, ‘The Kingdom’, ‘Dreamgirls’, ‘Jarhead’, ‘Stealth’, ‘Breakin’ All the Rules’, ‘The Jamie Foxx Show’, ‘The Players Club’ and ‘The Truth About Cats & Dogs’ among others. Additionally, he also has 19 credits as a producer and 12 credits as a writer. Furthermore, he also has credits as director and composer. Foxx released an album titled ‘Unpredictable’ in 2006. He released his third album ‘Intuition’ in 2008.
Foxx won the prestigious Academy Awards in 2005 for ‘Ray‘. Additionally, he has also won Golden Globes, BAFTA Film Award, Special Achievement Award, BET Award, and Black Reel Awards among others. All in all, he has 46 wins and 78 nominations to his name.
Foxx has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $ 100 million at present.
Jamie Foxx’s Rumors and Controversy
Foxx’s comments about Bruce Jenner at the iHeartRadio Music Awards attracted numerous controversies along his way. Additionally, he was also criticized for making up sign language on ‘The Tonight Show’.
At present, there are no rumors concerning his life and career.
Jamie Foxx’s Body Measurements
Talking about his body measurement, Foxx has a height of 5 feet 9 inches or 175 cm. Additionally, he weighs around 82 kg or 181 lbs. Furthermore, his hair color is black and eye color is dark brown.
Jamie Foxx’s Social Media
Foxx is active over the social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram. He has more than 4.8M followers on Twitter.
In addition, he has more than 4.8M followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 9M followers.
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