Jussie Smollett : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Partner, Children and Salary
Jussie Smollett is an American actor and singer know all about him as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Partner, Children and Salary in this article
|Birthdate||21 June 1982|
|Age (as of 2021)||39 years|
|Place of Birth||Santa Rosa, California, United States|
|Marital Status||Not Married|
|Parents||Joel Smollett, Janet Smollett|
|Last Update||Nonember 2021|
Jussie Smollett is an American actor and singer. He began his career as a child actor in 1991, acting in films such as The Mighty Ducks (1992) and Rob Reiner's North (1994). In 2015, Smollett portrayed musician Jamal Lyon in the Fox drama series Empire, a role that was hailed as groundbreaking for its positive depiction of a black gay man on television.
Smollett was indicted in February 2019 for disorderly conduct for allegedly staging a hate crime assault.The charges were dropped the following month,but in February 2020 he was reindicted on similar charges relating to the same incident.
Early Life and Family
Jussie Smollett is the son of Joel and Janet Smollett, was born in Santa Rosa, California. Jake, Jocqui, Jojo, Jurnee, and Jazz are his three brothers and two sisters, all of whom are performers. Smollett is of mixed race. His father is Jewish and his mother is African-American.
His father would "kill you if you labelled him white," he has declared. For a large part of his boyhood, his father was missing from his life. When he was two years old, his family relocated to the Elmhurst area of Queens, New York City, and subsequently to Los Angeles when he was about seven. Smollett attended Paramus Catholic High School in Paramus, New Jersey, and graduated with honours. Smollett revealed his parents he was gay when he was 19 years old.
Jussie Smollett Wife, Is Jussie Smollett Married
Jussie Smollett is not Married yet.Smollett came out as gay during a televised interview with Ellen DeGeneres in March 2015.In a 2016 interview with Out, he clarified his sexual orientation by stating, "If I had to label myself, I would label myself as a gay man." However, he stated his belief that openness to love is more important than gender, revealing that "If I fall in love down the road with a woman, I'm going to love that woman."
Jussie Smollett Net Worth
Jussie Smollett is an American actor and singer has an estimated Net Worth around $1 Million - $2 Million in 2021.All earnings comes from his acting and singing career.Smollett made $65,000 per episode for the Fox show, according to HuffPost reporter Yashar Ali, who cited a "well-placed source." But as per another source he is recently making as much as $125,000 an episode.
|Net Worth ( 2021 )||$1 Million - $2 Million|
|Income / Salary||$125,000 Per Episode|
|Income Source||Actor, Producer|
Smollett began his acting career as a child model in New York City, then went on to appear as an extra in the New York-set films Mo' Better Blues (1990) and New Jack City (1991). (1991) He went on to star in Rob Reiner's North and The Mighty Ducks (1992). (1994). In the short-lived ABC sitcom On Our Own in 1994–1995, he starred with his five real-life siblings.Smollett made his acting comeback in 2012, starring in Patrik-Ian Polk's LGBT comedy-drama The Skinny. In the same year, he published The Poisoned Hearts Club, an EP. Later, he appeared in The Mindy Project (2012) and Revenge as a guest star (2014).
In 2014, Smollett was cast as Jamal Lyon—a gay musician struggling to gain the approval of his father Lucious—opposite Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard in the Fox drama series Empire. His role was hailed as "groundbreaking" for its positive depiction of a black gay man on television.Smollett reprised his role in subsequent seasons,and directed an episode of the fourth season in 2017.
Smollett's character was removed from the final two episodes of season five because of the assault controversy.In February 2015, Smollett confirmed that he had signed a recording contract with Columbia Records and would be releasing an album in the future.Smollett co-wrote the songs "I Wanna Love You" and "You're So Beautiful" on the Original Soundtrack from Season 1 of Empire album, which was released in March 2015.
In June 2015, it was announced that Smollett would guest-star alongside his younger sister Jurnee in Underground, which aired in 2016.Smollett released his debut album, Sum of My Music, in March 2018.Sum of My Music is an R&B album that features elements of electronic music and hip hop. Smollett self-released it through his own label, Music of Sound.On April 30, 2019, Fox Entertainment announced that though Smollett's contract had been extended for the sixth season of Empire, there were no plans for the character to appear during it.
FAQs of Jussie Smollett
Does Jussie Smollett have a child?
No Jussie Smollett is not Married yet and he has no any kid.
What is Jussie Smollett Net Worth 2021 ?
He has an estimated Net Worth around $1 Million - $2 Million.