Celebrity: Jamie Foxx
Date of Birth
Jamie Foxx Net Worth: $100 million
Award-winning recording artist, American actor, producer, singer and comedian, Jamie Foxx who has a net worth of $100 million was born Eric Bishop in Texas where he was brought up by his grandparents.
Foxx who began performing as a stand-up comedian in 1989 after two years became a cast member of the hit sketch comedy show, In Living Color, where he stayed for its last three seasons till its end that he was then given his own show,The Jamie Foxx Show, that kept running from 1996 to 2001, with five seasons, 100 episodes and was nominated for a many awards, including Kid’s Choice and NAACP Awards. While he also at the same time starred in movies including Toys, The Great White Hype, and Any Given Sunday, that earned him his very first award nominations for his film work. Foxx was additionally nominated for his character in Ali, Breakin’ All the Rules and Collateral, that earned $217.7 million around the world. Also for his performance in the titular role Ray, Foxx won nineteen awards, including the Academy Award for best actor.
Other more recent movies Foxx has also starred in includes Stealth, Jarhead, Miami Vice, the award-winning film adaptation of the stage show Dreamgirls, the biopic The Soloist, Law Abiding Citizen, Valentine’s Day, I’m Still Here, Due Date, Horrible Bosses, Django Unchained, White House Down, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Horrible Bosses 2, Annie, Sleepless, and Baby Driver.
Foxx has also released five studio albums including “Unpredictable” that was the most successful with a double platinum certification from the RIAA. The album additionally reached #1 on both the Billboard 200 and US R&B charts. His hit singles includes “Unpredictable” (featuring Ludacris), “Blame It” (featuring T-Pain), and “Fall for Your Type” (featuring Drake). Foxx was in addition featured on the #1 singles “Slow Jamz” by Twista (featuring Kanye West) and “Gold Digger” by Kanye West. He has also release three stand-up specials onto DVD, including his HBO exceptional, Straight from the Foxxhole, Unleashed and I Might Need Security.