Jamie Foxx is an American comedian, musician and actor who became famous for his appearance on the sketch comedy show In Living Color and later turned out to be a versatile film actor, especially known for his Oscar.
Weight – 82 kg
Born – 13 December 1967
Birthplace -Terrell, Texas, United States
Occupation – actor, Producer, Director, Singer-Songwriter
Spouse — Never Married
Nationality – American
Children – Corinne Foxx
Jamie Foxx is the son of Darrell Bishop (renamed Shahid Abdula following his conversion to Islam), who sometimes worked as a stockbroker, and Mother Louise Annette Talley Dixon.
Jamie Foxx had a difficult relationship with his mother, who turned 80 on New Year’s Day. Shortly after the “Unpredictable” singer was born, he was abandoned by his mother and adopted and raised by his grandparents, Estelle Marie Nelson, and Mark Talley, who have both passed away.
In May 2022, he was photographed kissing a mystery woman on a yacht. He is on holiday in the south of France and was seen getting cozy with a woman. However, he never revealed the identity of his mystery lady or commented on fan speculation about their relationship. By 2022, the actor was in contact with several famous people. He has publicly dated Katie Holmes, Kristin Grannis, Leila Arcier and Connie Kline. He has also been linked to Megan Good, Christina Milian, rapper Lil Kim, singer Fantasia, Eva Marcille, Sky Nellor and Stacy Keibler. However, he never confirmed his relationship with these women.
Foxx is currently not engaged in limelight as his long-term partnership with Katie Holmes ends in 2019. However, her family is not pressuring her to get married, as she clearly understands that this is how he wants to live his life.
Jamie is also the proud father of two children, Corinne Foxx, and Anelise Bishop, who he has with ex-girlfriend Connie Kline.
In 2013, Foxx was cast as President James Sawyer in the White House alongside Channing Tatum. The following year, Foxx appeared as the villain Electro in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and co-starred with Quvenzhané Wallis in Annie, Sony’s Will Smith and Jay-Z made an update of the comic book musical.
In 2017, Foxx played Bats, a trigger-happy gang member in Edgar Wright’s action film Baby Driver.
Foxx’s October 2014 Deja Vu duet with Dionne Warwick appears on Warwick’s Feels So Good album.
In 2015, Foxx’s voice was featured in Ariana Grande’s song “Focus” in the chorus.
Since its debut in 2017, Foxx has hosted and produced the Fox game show Beat Shazam, which has a similar premise to the once popular game show Name That Tune.
In the show, three sets of two partners try to outdo the Shazam software at correctly identifying the names of popular songs for increasing amounts of money, with one team ultimately competing for a potential $1 million prize.
Foxx’s daughter Corinne began co-hosting the show in its second season in 2018, replacing DJ October Gonzalez. The show has aired four seasons so far.
Foxx co-executive produced the 2017 Showtime sitcom White Famous, which starred Jay Pharaoh as a young aspiring African American comic and was based on Foxx’s own early career.
Foxx also occasionally appeared on the show as himself. White Famous got middling reviews and ratings and was cancelled after one season.
On May 22, 2019, Foxx appeared as George Jefferson in Live in Front of a Studio Audience
Norman Lear’s All in the Family and The Jeffersons on ABC. That year, he played wrongly convicted death row prisoner Walter McMillan in the drama film Just Mercy, for which he received significant critical acclaim.
Foxx starred in Project Power, directed by Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost, opposite Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Dominique Fish back, which was released on August 14, 2020, by Netflix.
That September, Foxx signed an overall deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment. Foxx then voiced the main character, jazz pianist and music teacher Joe Gardner, in the Pixar animated film Soul (2020).
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Soul was released direct-to-streaming on Disney in most countries, including the United States, though it did get a theatrical release in some countries. USA Today’s Brian Truitt commended Foxx’s performance, saying he brought “warmth, humor and an occasional touch of exasperation” to the role.
Foxx co-created, executive produced and starred in the 2021 Netflix sitcom Dad Stop Embarrassing Me, in which he played the single father of two teenage girls.
The series marked Foxx’s return to the sitcom format after The Jamie Foxx Show ended in 2001. The entire eight-episode series premiered April 14, 2021, on Netflix. It was cancelled after one season.
He reprised his role as Electro in Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021), set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
In 2021, Foxx released the memoir Act Like You Got Some Sense: And Other Things My Daughters Taught Me, which focused on his family life, both as a child and as an adult.
Jamie achieves so many awards in his career, some awards listed are here
- NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture in 2020, 2002
- BET Award for Best Actor in 2013, 2005!
- BET Award for Video of the Year in 2006
- NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture in 2005
- Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals in 2010
- BET Award for Best Collaboration in 2009, 2006
- MTV Movie Award for Best Gut-Wrenching Performance in 2012
- National Board of Review Award for Best in 2005
Health Update of Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx is still recovering and doing well after being hospitalized on April 11, 2023. His 29-year-old daughter Corinne Foxx revealed on her Instagram Story that she has been in the hospital since April 11, 2023. The 55-year-old year-old Oscar-winning actor is at home and well enough to engage in physical activity. Realizing that Jamie was “preparing for the worst”, she wrote: “Family update: Sad to see the media going crazy. My dad has been out of hospital for weeks and is on the mend.” He added: “Actually, he played salt ball yesterday! Thanks everyone for the prayers and support!”
Net Worth 2023
As reported by Celebrity Net Worth, Jamie Foxx’s net worth comes in at a staggering $170 million.
In April 2003, Foxx was involved in an incident with two police officers who were attempting to escort him and his sister out of Harrah’s casino in New Orleans. Employees Finding Mike; in 2020, he began to exercise to gain muscle for the role. In 2021, the project turned into a miniseries, to be directed by Antoine Fuqua.
Claimed that Foxx’s staff did not provide identification upon entry. Foxx, who was originally charged with trespassing, disturbing the peace, assaulting a police officer, and resisting arrest, pleaded no contest in exchange for the other charges being dismissed and was sentenced to six months’ probation and two years’ probation. And a fine of $1,500.
In 2018, a woman reported to the Las Vegas Police Department that Foxx sexually assaulted her in 2002.