Orlando Jones Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Orlando Jones Quick Info
Height6 ft
Weight87 kg
Date of BirthApril 10, 1968
Zodiac SignAries
SpouseJacqueline Staph

Orlando Jones is an American actor, writer, producer, musician, and stand-up comedian who is best known for his portrayal of Anansi on American Gods and as 7 Up spokesman from 1999 to 2002. Besides that, he has starred in more than 2 dozen films and shows that include Evolution (2001), The Time Machine (2002), Drumline (2002), and The Replacements (2000). He has also amassed a huge fan base with more than 100k followers on Instagram, more than 200k followers on Twitter, and more than 250k followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Orlando Jones

Nick Name

Orlando

Orlando Jones as seen in a close up picture that was uploaded to his official Facebook account on February 7, 2016
Orlando Jones as seen in a close-up picture that was uploaded to his official Facebook account on February 7, 2016 (Orlando Jones / Facebook)

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Toulminville, Alabama, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Orlando completed his schooling from Mauldin High School in 1985. Later, he enrolled at the College of Charleston in South Carolina but decided to drop out in 1990.

Occupation

Actor, Stand-Up Comedian, Writer, Producer, Musician

Manager

Orlando is represented by ICM Partners.

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

87 kg or 192 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Orlando has dated –

  1. Brittany Daniel (1995)
  2. Angie Everhart (2003)
  3. Jacqueline Staph (2008-Present) – They have a daughter named Raquel.
Orlando Jones as seen in a selfie taken with the daughter of a fan at the Pensacon in 2019
Orlando Jones as seen in a selfie taken with the daughter of a fan at the Pensacon in 2019 (April Floyd / Facebook)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

He has African-American ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Tall and lean physique
  • Cropped afro hairstyle
  • Thick eyebrows

Brand Endorsements

Orlando has appeared in commercials for various brands such as –

  • 7 Up
  • Rainbow Bandages
Orlando Jones as seen in a picture taken at the Emerald City Comiccon in the past
Orlando Jones as seen in a picture taken at the Emerald City Comiccon in the past (Orlando Jones / Facebook)

Orlando Jones Favorite Things

  • Fabrics – Raw silk, linen, wool, dark woods, cashmere, and 70% bamboo, 30% organic cotton fabrics

SourceHGTV

Orlando Jones as seen in a picture taken from his Facebook profile picture which was uploaded to his account on March 9, 2019
Orlando Jones as seen in a picture taken from his Facebook profile picture which was uploaded to his account on March 9, 2019 (Orlando Jones / Facebook)

Orlando Jones Facts

  1. He spent the early years of his life in Alabama before moving to Mauldin, South Carolina along with his family.
  2. His first name was given to him after Puerto Rican baseball player Orlando Cepeda as his father also played baseball professionally for the Philadelphia Phillies organization.
  3. Orlando had once played the character of a werewolf at a haunted house in an effort to raise money for his high school prom.
  4. He gave up his studies at college in an effort to seek a career in the showbiz industry.
  5. In the past, comedian Michael Fechter and Orlando founded their very own production house under the title of Homeboy’s Production and Advertising. Part of their commercial work also featured an advertisement with basketball sensation Michael Jordan and McDonald’s sandwich McJordan.
  6. Orlando got his break into Hollywood as a writer for the show A Different World. Also, he was featured in a guest appearance in the season 5 finale.
  7. In 1993, he made his debut as a producer with the show The Sinbad Show.
  8. He hosted Fox’s music series Sound FX in 1994 before getting cast as a series regular on MADtv from 1995 to 1997.
  9. While on MADtv, Orlando brought to life various characters that included Cabana Chat band leader Dexter St. Croix and Reverend LaMont Nixon Fatback and also did impressions of Danny DeVitoMichael Jai White, Eddie Griffin, and Ice Cube.
  10. On August 25, 2011, Orlando started his eponymous YouTube channel to which he uploaded funny content.
  11. Orlando is a vegan but does not mind cooking meat for his friends.

Featured Image By Orlando Jones / Facebook

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