Eric Marlon Bishop
Terrell, Texas, USA
Hidden Valley, California, United States
Foxx went to Terrell High School in Texas and was part of the basketball and football teams.
After he finished his high school studies, Jamie was offered a scholarship by United States International University (aka Alliant International University) which he accepted. At college, Foxx studied classical music and composition.
Actor, singer, songwriter, comedian
- Father – Darrell Bishop (Changed his name to Shahid Abdula after he converted to Islam) (Stockbroker)
- Mother – Louise Annette Talley Dixon
- Siblings – Diondra Dixon (Sister), Deidra Dixon (Sister)
- Others – Esther Marie (Nelson) (Grandmother) (Domestic Worker and Nursery Operator), Mark Talley (Grandfather) (Yard Worker)
Foxx has been signed with –
- LBI Entertainment
- The Gersh Agency, Inc.
Pop, R&B, soul, hip hop
20th Century Fox, J, RCA Records
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
82 kg or 181 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jamie Foxx dated –
- Olivia Munn – Jamie was RUMORed to have an encounter with American actress Olivia Munn.
- Debbie Allen – Foxx had a fling with the American movie producer Debbie Allen in the past.
- Vivica A. Fox (1997) – In 1997, Jamie was in a short-lived romance with American actress Vivica A. Fox.
- Adriane Kelly (2000) – In 2000, Foxx dated with American author and writer Adriane Kelly for a short period of time.
- Iliana Fischer (2002-2004) – In the period from 2002 until 2004, Foxx was in a relationship with American model Iliana Fischer.
- Leila Arcieri (2004-2005) – Jamie began dating Leila Arcieri in June 2004. Their romance lasted for a year until July 2005, when they parted ways.
- Christina Milian (2005) – American singer Christina Milian was seen romancing with Jamie Foxx in 2005.
- Meagan Good (2006) – In 2006, Jamie was linked with American actress Meagan Good.
- Eva Marcille (2006) – Foxx was in a brief romance with American model Eva Marcille in 2006.
- Fantasia Barrino (2006) – In 2006, Jamie had a fling with American singer Fantasia Barrino.
- Lil’ Kim (2007-2008) – Lil’ Kim, the American female rapper commenced dating Foxx in 2007. The couple split in 2008.
- Stacy Keibler (2008) – In 2008, Jamie was RUMORed to have had a fling with American actress and retired professional wrestler Stacy Keibler.
- Claudia Jordan (2008) – Foxx dated Claudia Jordan for a short period of time in 2008.
- Ashley Scott (2008) – American actress Ashley Scott was linked with Jamie in 2008.
- Dollicia Bryant (2009) – In 2009, Jamie was romantically connected with American model Dollicia Bryant.
- Nikki Giavasis (2009) – In 2009, Foxx was romancing with American actress Nikki Giavasis.
- Sky Nellor (2009) – Jamie was linked with the Australian model Sky Nellor in 2009.
- Dominique Simone (2010) – African-American p*rnstar Dominique Simone hooked up with Jamie in 2010.
- Stacey Dash (2010) – In 2010, Foxx dated American actress Stacey Dash.
- Cristy Rice (2013) – American TV personality Cristy Rice had a fling with Jamie in the summer of 2013.
- Katie Holmes (2014-2019) – In August 2014, Jamie began dating the American actress Katie Holmes. In November 2018, rumors spread that the two had got engaged as Katie was seen with a diamond ring on her left hand. They split in May 2019 after remaining together for many years. They never officially confirmed their relationship during this time.
Jamie is the father of two daughters Corinne Bishop (b. 1994) and Annalise (b. August 2009) from his previous relationships.
Race / Ethnicity
- Small mustache
- Ear piercing
- Muscular body
- Freckles on nose
Jamie has appeared in TV commercials for Coors Light Beer (2000), Public Service Announcement for The One Campaign (2005), Verizon wireless telephone service (2016), Under Armor, Canon, etc.
Jamie was raised Baptist.
Best Known For
Winning numerous prestigious awards such as an Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor and others.
He is also known for his acts in the movies Ray (2004), Miami Vice (2006), Django Unchained (2012), and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014).
In 1992, Jamie had his movie debut when he acted as Baker in fantasy comedy film Toys.
First TV Show
Foxx played various roles on the American sketch comedy TV series In Living Color from 1991 to 1994.
First Music Album
Jamie’s debut album goes by the name of Peep This. The album was released on July 19, 1994, by Fox Records and it consists 13 tracks with a total running time of 55 minutes and 28 seconds.
Jamie is known for his muscular body. He definitely spends some time in the gym working out.
Jamie Foxx Favorite Things
- Top 5 Songs – Do Me, Baby – Prince, Sexual Healing – Marvin Gaye, Always and Forever – Heatwave, It’s All About the Benjamins – Sean Combs, Lady – Lionel Richie
- Comics – Red Foxx
Source – IMDb
Jamie Foxx Facts
- Jamie’s parents divorced a few months after his birth. His mother’s parents by whom she was adopted, took care and raised Jamie.
- He was raised in the black part of Terrell which was known as the racial community.
- Foxx stated that his mother has been the most influential person in his life and she is the biggest reason for his success.
- As a kid, he was naturally talented for telling jokes. In school, he would tell jokes to the class if the students in the class behaved properly (as a form of reward to the class).
- His teenage dream was to play for the NFL team Dallas Cowboys.
- Jamie served as a member of the music band Leather and Lace for a short time.
- He supports the NBA’s Miami Heat.
- Jamie and his former co-star Garcelle Beauvais made a pact to not get romantically involved with each other.
- Jamie was listed in the 50 Most Beautiful People by People Magazine in 2005.
- One of his idols is R. Kelly.
- In 2006, Foxx was selected as one of the Hottest Bachelors by People Magazine.
- He is a fan of professional wrestling.
- Ray achieved a total of 22 awards for his role as Ray Charles in the movie Ray (2004).
- When it comes to comedy movies, Jamie idolizes Richard Pryor. Denzel Washington is his idol in acting and Steve Hardin is his role model in music.
- As a kid, Foxx attended piano classes.
- He first used to perform as a stand-up comedian.
- Jamie has played as a quarterback in the high school’s football team.
- On January 18, 2016, Jamie saved a young man from his truck after he crashed near Foxx’s home. After the incident, the driver Brett Kyle was charged with driving under the influence.
- His daughter Corinne was selected as the Miss Golden Globe 2016 on November 18, 2015.
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