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Jussie Smollet Wiki, Biography, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Career, Awards and More.

Jussie Smollet is an American actor, singer, photographer and director. He stepped into the entertainment industry in his early age and to be known he was the only child of his family to choose this field as his career at that point of time. He started his career as a child actor since 1987 in commercials and films. He gained his fame after he portrayed the character of musician JAMAL LYON  in the FOX DRAMA SERIES, EMPIRE.

Jussie Smollet was born on June 21, 1982, in Santa Rose, California, United States. He was born to Janet Smollet and Joel Smollet. He was the third child among six siblings of his parents. He has three brothers and two sisters. His mother is African- American and his father was a Jewish man whose family emigrated from Russia and Poland. Jussie Smollet graduated from Paramus Catholic High School In Paramus, New Jersey. Jussie’s parent came to know that he was gay when he was just 19 years old. He himself confessed this before his parents.

Full NameJussie Smollet
Nick NameJussie, Smitty
Date of birth 21st June, 1982
Birth placeCalifornia, United States
Fathers nameJoel Smollet
Mother nameJanet Smollet
SiblingsSisters:Jurnee Jazz
Brothers: Jake,Jocqui,& jojo               
Home townParamus, New Jersey
CasteAfrican –American ethnicity
SchoolingParamus Catholic High School
ProfessionActor, Singer, Director, Photographer
Zodiac signCancer
DebutThe Mighty Ducks

Jussie Smollet Age, Height, Weight

Height1.85 m (6ft 1 in)
Weight(in approx)In Kilograms- 79kg
In pounds-174lbs
Age as in 202038 years
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourDark Brown
Body Measurementchest:43 inches
waist:33 inches
biceps: 15 inches
Jussie Smollet
Jussie Smollet

Net Worth and salary

Net worth$500,000
SalaryWill update soon

Awards And Achievements

Jussie Smollet has received several awards and Nominations. Here are the list:

  • In 1993 he was nominated for the Outstanding Young Ensemble Cast In a Motion Picture for Young Artist Awards from The Mighty Ducks.
  • In 2015 he was nominated for Bet Awards, Teen Choice Awards.
  • In 2016 he won NAACP Image Awards for various categories such as Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration, Outstanding Song, Outstanding  New Artist, Outstanding Supporting Actors In a Drama Series.
  • In 2017 he was again nominated for Teen Choice Awards for Choice Tv Actor Drama (Empire).
  • Katharina Mazepa and Shaelah Mcgilton both are also popular celebrities.


  •  In 1992, he did The Mighty Duck and played the role of Terry Hall.
  •  In 1994, he played the role of Adam in North.
  •  In 2009, he acted as Mike for the film Pitch This.
  • In 2012 , he portrayed himself as Magnus in the film The Skinny.
  • In 2014 he did two movies i.e, Born To race: Fast Track and played the role of Tariq, & Ask Me Anything and played the role of Nico  Dempster.
  • In 2016 he played the role of John in The Tale of Four.
  • In 2017 he played himself in a short film(Alien Covenant) and in it played the role of Ricks and in the same year he played one more role as Langston Hughes in the film Marshall.

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