|Jamie Foxx Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||December 13, 1967|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Jamie Foxx is an American actor, comedian, singer, songwriter, and record producer who has gained acclaim with his portrayal of Ray Charles in the 2004 biographical musical drama film Ray, for which he won the Academy Award, BAFTA, Screen Actors Guild Award, Critics’ Choice Movie Award, and Golden Globe Award for “Best Actor in a Leading Role”. With this, he became the second actor to win all 5 major lead actor awards for the same performance and became the first one to win the Golden Globe in the Musical or Comedy category, rather than in Drama. He is also known for his roles in Collateral, Robin Hood, Just Mercy, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, The Soloist, Ali, Due Date, and Django Unchained. Moreover, his performance as Max Durocher in the 2004 neo-noir action thriller film titled Collateral got him nominated for the Academy Award for “Best Supporting Actor”. Apart from that, Jamie Foxx has released albums including Peep This, Hollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses, Best Night of My Life, Intuition, and Unpredictable.
Eric Marlon Bishop
Terrell, Texas, United States
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, Record Producer
- 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) (Maternal Grandmother) (Domestic Worker and Nursery Operator), Mark Talley (Maternal Grandfather) (Yard Worker)
Foxx has been signed with –
- LBI Entertainment, Talent Management Company, Century City, California, United States
- The Gersh Agency, Inc.
Pop, R&B, soul, hip hop
20th Century Fox, J, RCA Records
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth was $150 Million in 2020.
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
82 kg or 181 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jamie Foxx has dated –
- Olivia Munn – Jamie was RUMORed to have an encounter with American actress Olivia Munn.
- Kristin Grannis – He previously had a short-termed romance with Kristin Grannis and their daughter Annalise was born in August 2009.
- Debbie Allen – Foxx had a fling with the American movie producer Debbie Allen in the past.
- Connie Kline (1993) – Jamie started going out with Connie Kline in January 1993 but the duo parted ways only after a few months in June.
- 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 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 the 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 the 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.
- Sela Vave (2019) – It is RUMORed that he had a fling with singer Sela Vave in August 2019.
- Natalie Friedman (2019-Present) – He started going out with actor Natalie Friedman in the year 2019.
Note – Jamie is the father of another daughter, named Corinne Bishop (b. 1994), from a previous relationship.
Race / Ethnicity
Jamie Foxx is of African-American descent.
- 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 the 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 of 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 of 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 at 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.
- In March 2021, Jamie and his producing partner Datari Turner signed a deal with MTV Studios wherein the duo would develop and executive produce some original movies with a focus on biopic filmmakers.