Celebrity: Jussie Smollett
Date of Birth
Jussie Smollett’s Net Worth: $800 thousand
Multi talented American actor, singer-songwriter and photographer, Jussie Smollett, who was born on 21st of June, 1983 in Santa Rosa, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, has a net worth of $800 thousand.
Jussie Smollett who is the third child among the six siblings in Smollett family’s father is a Russian who has relocated to America while his mother is an African. Jussie who has four brothers and two sisters who have also proved their talent in the entertainment industry, first appeared in the TV movie titled ‘A Little Piece of Heaven’ released in 1991. While in 1993 he starred as Terry Hall in the movie titled ‘The Mighty Ducks’. From 1993 to 1994 he also starred as Mike in the TV series Cro, while later starring as Jesse Jerrico in the TV series ‘On Our Own’ from 1994 to 1995.
In 2015, Jussie started starring as Jamal Lyon in the popular FOX TV series Empire, the most rated TV show in which he starred as a gay child of a great musician who works hard to attain his father’s approval. Jussie who his the first black man to become a spokesperson for a popular carbonated beverage has also starred in several movies including North, The Skinny, and Ask Me Anything. While also appearing in a few episodes of the TV series Coach, The Mindy Project, and Revenge.
Jussie whose singing debut started in 2012 has worked as both a singer and writer for a EP album, “The poisoned Hearts Club”. He signed a real recording contract with Columbia after the first season of The Empire series. He wrote and sang the original songs from Empire’s music like “Keep Your Money”, “You’re So Beautiful” that have reached Billboard’s Hot 100 chart, he also wrote ”No Doubt about It” and “Heavy”. He also served as executive producer for the upcoming 2015 short Sacred Heart.
Jussie Smollett who the Empire series has taken to a whole new level has received two awards ‘Outstanding New artist and Outstanding Supporting actor’ for his role in Empire series. In 1993 he was nominated for a Young Artist Award for Outstanding Young Ensemble Cast in a Motion picture for The Mighty Ducks. He has also been nominated for BET award for Best actor and also for the TEEN CHOICE Award as a choice TV actor.