Joy Bryant is an American actress and former fashion model, who is best known for her role as Jasmine Trussell in the NBC family drama ‘Parenthood’. She has been married to stuntman Dave Pope.
More about the relationship
Joy Bryant is a married woman. She has been married to stuntman Dave Pope since June 28, 2008.
The duo met for the first tie on the set of ‘Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins’ and they got engaged in October 2007. She is currently living with her husband in Glendale and the couple is spending their quality time with each other.
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Joy Bryant is an American actress and former fashion model, who is best known for her role as Jasmine Trussell in the NBC family drama ‘Parenthood’.
She is also well known for her performances in ‘Bobby’, ‘Antwone Fisher’, ‘Spider-Man 2’, ‘Get Rich or Die Tryin’, etc.
Joy Bryant: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity
Joe was born on October 19, 1974, in The Bronx in Glendale, California, USA. She has not disclosed her parent’s name but she revealed that she was raised by her grandmother.
She used to real encyclopedias all day and watched TVand her grandmother emphasized the importance of education to her.
Joy holds American citizenship and her ethnicity is African-American.
Education, School/College University
She graduated from CJHS 145x and later joined Westminster School, which is a boarding school in Connecticut, and graduated from there.
After that, she joined Yale University with a full scholarship and studied for two years and left the university to pursue her modeling career.
Joy Bryant: Professional Life and Career
Joy Bryant began dancing at the age of 3 and showed her interest in the entertainment industry. While she grew up, she took part in an inner-city outreach organization called ‘A Better Chance’ which was established to encourage minority talent.
She started her modeling career when she was at Yale University and she was discovered by modeling scouts from Next Models Management. Then, she was signed to them and she began her career in modeling professionally.
Joy began her acting career from the movie ‘Carmen: A Hip Hopera’ in 2001 in which she portrayed the role of Nikki. She made her breakthrough fro the film ‘Antwone Fisher’ in 2002 which was Denzel Washington’s directorial debut. She portrayed the character of the supportive girlfriend of the titular character Antwone played by Derek Luke.
After that, she appeared in the films ‘Honey’, ‘Spider-Man 2’, ‘Three Way’, ‘Haven’, etc. She appeared in a series of high profile films like ‘London’ and ‘The Skeleton Key’ and received critical acclaim from both of her movies.
Her other remarkable roles include as Charlene in ‘Get Rich or Die Tryin’ in 2005, Bianca Kittles in ‘Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins’ in 2008, Debbie Sullivan in ‘About Last Night’ in 2014, Jayda Crawford in ‘Ballers’ in 2018, Lori Foster in ‘Trinkets’ in 2019, and many more.
She won Hollywood Film Awards in the category Ensemble of the Year for ‘Bobby’ in 2006, won Young Hollywood Award for Breakthrough Performance-Female in 2003, and nominated several other times in her career.
Net Worth, Salary
She has an estimated net worth of around $2 million as of 2022, which she earned from her professional career.
Joy Bryant: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
She stated that she was conceived from a sexual assault against her mother by an older adult male. At that time, her mother was only 15 years old and she hides her pregnancy from Joy’s grandmother for six months.
Also, she stated that her mother gave birth to her in shame and she described herself as a nerd.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
Joy Bryant has a height of 5 ft. 9 inches and she weighs 53 kg. Also, Joy has got black eyes and dark brown hair. Her body measurement is 32-23-33 inches.
She has around 79.2k followers on Instagram, about 20.7k followers on Twitter, and around 17.2k followers on Facebook.