Paula Jai Parker Biography

(Actress, Comedian)

Paula Jai Parker is an American comedian, actress, and singer-songwriter.

More about the relationship

Paula Jai Parker is married to Forrest Martin in 2004. The duo met on the set of Hustle & Flow, where her husband worked as an intern.

The lovely couple has also welcomed a son.

Relationship Facts of Paula Jai Parker

  • Paula Jai Parker is married to Forrest Martin.
  • She is mother of One Son.
  • Paula Jai Parker is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Paula Jai Parker?

Paula Jai Parker is an American comedian, actress, and singer-songwriter. Further, she is recognized for her appearances in Friday(1995), Sprung (1997), Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998), Phone Booth (2002), Hustle &Flow (2005), and Idle wild (2006).

Moreover, she is best-known for Monique in The Wayans Bros (1995-1996).

Paula Jai Parker: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

She was born on 19 August 1969 in Cleveland, Ohio. Likewise, she holds an American nationality.

There is no information regarding her father and mother at the moment.

Talking about her education, she studied at Howard University in 1987.  She has completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and shifted to New York City and played a number of clubs.

Paula Jai Parker: Career, Professional life

Initially, she made her film debut in the F. Gary Gray urban comedy Friday in 1995. Following the year, she returned to television in the WB sitcom, The Wayans Bros.

Likewise, she had supporting roles in a number of films and has appeared in the 1995 horror anthology Tales from the Hood, Jada Pinkett Smith starring romantic comedy Woo (1997).

Furthermore, she played the lesbian woman in the LGBT comedy-drama, She Hates Me and appeared as Ruth Brown in the biographical film Ray.

Apart from that, she has appearances on comedy series voiced the matriarch, Trudy Proud, in the Disney Channel, animated comedy series, The Proud Family. She has performed her role in the 2005 film The Proud family Movie and she also played on The Shield, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, My Name Is Earl, and The Mentalist. She co-starred in the thriller film cover starring Aunjanue Ellis in 2007.

Besides that, she had a recurring role in the HBO series, True Blood during the show’s seventh and final season. Similarly, she was cast in the recurring roles on the Amazon drama Hand of God, and freeform series, Recovery Road. Later on, she released an extended play entitled “Paula Jai &Friends”, which featured the single “Going Down”.

Paula Jai Parker: Net worth, Salary

This comedian has an estimated net worth of $150,000, a sum gained through her acting career. Other information regarding her salary is not updated at the moment.

Body measurements: Height, Weight

She has a decent height of 5 feet 2 inches and her body weight is of 60Kg. Furthermore, her eye color and hair color are black.

Social media

Focusing on her social media, she has 15.9K followers on her Twitter account and has 4.5K followers on Facebook.

However, she is not active on Instagram.


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