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Jamie Foxx Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Early Life, Career, Net Worth And More

Posted By: Ejaz Abbasi | June 8, 2018

Introduction:

Eric Marlon Bishop was born on 13th of December, 1967. He professionally recognized as Jamie Foxx. He is known as an American actor, singer, songwriter, producer, as well as a comedian. Jamie Foxx honored with an Academy Award for being the Best Actor, BAFTA Award for being the Best Actor in a supporting character, and a Golden Globe Award for being the Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, for his role of Ray Charles in the year 2004 biographical movie titled as Ray. The following year, Foxx was also selected in the nominations for the Academy Award for being the Best Supporting Actor for his character in the crime movie titled as Collateral.

Jamie Foxx

He has also worked on the acting projects which include Staff Sergeant Sykes in Jarhead released in 2005, record executive Curtis Taylor, Jr. in Dreamgirls on-aired in 2006, Detective Ricardo Tubbs in the 2006 movie adaptation of TV series titled as Miami Vice, the labeled character in the movie titled as Django Unchained released in 2012, the supervillain Electro in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 released in 2014, and gangster Bats / Leon Jefferson III in Baby Driver released in 2017. He has also performed his roles in the sketch comedy show titled as In Living Color and his own television show from the year 1996 to 2001, which was the sitcom The Jamie Foxx Show, in which he performed his role as Jamie King.

Jamie Foxx Early life

Eric Marlon Bishop was born to his parents in Terrell, Texas on 13th December 1967. He is known as the son of Darrell Bishop.

Foxx started to play the piano at the age of five. He suffered a strict Baptist upbringing and used to work as a pianist when he was a teenager. Foxx went to Terrell High School for his elementary education where he got top grades and used to play basketball and football (as the quarterback). He also released his song which was in a band labeled as Leather and Lace. When he completed his high school, he obtained a scholarship to United States International University, where he completed his study in classical music and composition.

Jamie Foxx Career

Jamie Foxx

1989–2010:

Foxx started telling jokes at a comedy club’s open mic night in the year 1989 when he accepted his girlfriend dare. He also performed his supporting character in the comedy-drama sitcom titled as Roc, Foxx was also featured to perform in his own sitcom labeled as The Jamie Foxx Show, from the year  1996 to 2001.

Foxx also produced his movie debut in the year 1992 comedy titled as Toys. He was also featured to perform his appearance in Oliver Stone’s 1999 movie Any Given Sunday, where he directed as a hard-partying American football player. In the year 2001, he was also highlighted to perform opposite Will Smith in Michael Mann’s biographical drama titled as Ali. After three years, he performed his role as a taxi driver named Max Durocher in the movie titled as Collateral along with Tom Cruise.

In the year 1994, he also launched and released an album labeled as Peep This. In the year 2003, he also produced a cameo in Benzino’s music, a movie for “Would You,” which highlighted LisaRaye McCoy and Mario Winans.

He also highlighted on the rapper Twista’s song, titled as “Slow Jamz” in the year 2003.

Foxx will also perform his appearance as Ray Charles in the biographical movie titled as Ray released in 2004.

2005-2007

Foxx launched and released his second studio album, titled as Unpredictable, in December 2005.

Foxx also performed his acting in the box-office hits Jarhead, Miami Vice, and Dreamgirls.

In the year 2007, he seen portraying the supporting character in the action thriller movie titled as The Kingdom. In the year 2009, he discovered portraying the supporting character in the dramatic movie titled as The Soloist.

Jamie Foxx

Foxx then launched and released his third album labeled as Intuition in the year 2008, which highlighted Kanye West, T.I., Ne-Yo, Lil’ Kim and T-Pain.

In the year 2007, he made a record of the song “She Goes All the Way” along with the country superstar known as Rascal Flatts for their Still Feels Good album. Foxx appeared performing backing vocals for artist/songwriter known as Tank. He highlighted along with The-Dream on Plies’ “Please Excuse My Hands.” He also performed his appearance along with Fabolous on the remix of Ne-Yo’s “Miss Independent.”

2010–2018: Best Night of My Life and Django Unchained

In the year 2011, he presented his voice to Nico, a canary in the film titled as Rio. In the mid of 2011, he involved as being a producer in In the Flow with Affion Crockett on Fox.

Foxx launched his fourth album, titled as Best Night of My Life, on 21st December 2010, which highlighted the singles “Winner,” “Living Better Now” and “Fall for Your Type.” In the year 2011, he also highlighted on the rapper Pitbull’s album titled as Planet Pit, in the song “Where Do We Go.”

In the year 2012, he also performed his appearance starred in the labeled character of the Quentin Tarantino composed and cast Django Unchained. He performed along with his Ray co-star known as Kerry Washington, and Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio and Samuel L. Jackson as well.

In the year 2013, he directed as President James Sawyer in White House Down along with Channing Tatum. The same year, he performed his appearance in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 as being the villain Electro and performed his appearance with Quvenzhané Wallis in Annie, Sony’s Will Smith.

Foxx launched his fifth studio album, titled as Hollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses, on 18th of May, 2015. In the year 2015, he presented his voice which highlighted in the chorus on the Ariana Grande song, titled as “Focus.”

Jamie Foxx Personal life

Foxx blessed with two daughters: named Corinne who was born in 1994 and Annalise who was born in August 2009. Corinne produced her formal debut at the Bal des débutantes in the year 2014. And honored with the name of Miss Golden Globe 2016 on 18th of November, 2015.

Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx Net Worth:

Jamie Foxx known as an American actor, producer, singer as well as a comedian. Who earns an estimated amount of net worth of $100 million approximately. He honored with an Academy Award for being the Best Actor, BAFTA Award for being the Best Actor in a supporting character, and a Golden Globe Award for being the Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, for his role of Ray Charles in the year 2004 biographical movie titled as Ray. The following year, Foxx also selected in the nominations for the Academy Award for being the Best Supporting Actor for his character in the crime movie titled as Collateral.

He has also worked on the acting projects which include Staff Sergeant Sykes in Jarhead released in 2005, record executive Curtis Taylor, Jr. in Dreamgirls on-aired in 2006, Detective Ricardo Tubbs in the 2006 movie adaptation of TV series titled as Miami Vice, the labeled character in the movie titled as Django Unchained released in 2012, the supervillain Electro in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 released in 2014, and gangster Bats / Leon Jefferson III in Baby Driver released in 2017.

He has also performed his roles in the sketch comedy show titled as In Living Color. And his own television show from the year 1996 to 2001. Which was the sitcom The Jamie Foxx Show, in which he performed his role as Jamie King. All of his services have raised his net worth high.

Jamie Foxx Age, Height, Weight And Body Measurements:

Jamie Foxx is a handsome American television personality with a well-shaped body. Having an average height of 5 ft 9 in or 175 cm. He weighs 82 kg or 181 lbs. His ethnicity is Black. He has got Black hairs while his eyes are dark brown. His measurements of chest-arms-waist are of 43.5 in or 110.5 cm-15.5 in or 39.5 cm-33 in or 84 cm respectively. He is 50 years old according to his date of birth in Dec 1967.

Conclusion:

Jamie Foxx who was born in Terrell, Texas, known as an American actor, singer, songwriter, and producer. He has done many projects of singing and acting. By which he is earning a respectable amount of net worth. He has two daughters.

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