Jussie Smollet Wiki, Biography, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Career, Awards and More.
Jussie Smollet Wiki Biography
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 Name||Jussie Smollet|
|Nick Name||Jussie, Smitty|
|Date of birth||21st June, 1982|
|Birth place||California, United States|
|Fathers name||Joel Smollet|
|Mother name||Janet Smollet|
Brothers: Jake,Jocqui,& jojo
|Home town||Paramus, New Jersey|
|Caste||African –American ethnicity|
|Schooling||Paramus Catholic High School|
|Profession||Actor, Singer, Director, Photographer|
|Debut||The Mighty Ducks|
JUSSIE SMOLLET PHYSICAL APPEARANCE: Age, Height, Weight
|Height||1.85 m (6ft 1 in)|
|Weight(in approx)||In Kilograms- 79kgIn pounds-174lbs|
|Age as in 2020||38 years|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Hair Colour||Dark Brown|
|Body Measurement||-chest:43 inches-waist:33 inches-biceps: 15 inches|
JUSSIE SMOLLET GIRLFRIEND &AFFAIRS
|Wife / Spouse||N/A|
NET WORTH &SALARY
|Salary||Will 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).
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- 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.
- In 1991, he first debuted as a television actor in A little Piece Of Heaven and played the role of Salem Bordeaux.
- In 1993, played the role of Simon in Alex Haley’s Queen.
- In 1993, he did Coach and acted as Billy in it.
- In 1994, he acted in On Our Own Series as Jesse Jerrico.
- In the same year, he acted as Mike in Cro.
- In 2012, he did The Mindy Project as Barry Stassen.
- In 2014 he played the role of Jamie in Revenge.
- From 2015-2019 he did Empire and played the role of Jamal Lyon.
- In 2016 he did Underground as Josey.
- In the same year, he did Live! With Kelly as a guest host himself.
- In 2017 he again played the role of Jamal Lyon in Star Episode: “The Winner Takes It All”.
- In 2018 he did America Divided himself in episode:” Whose History”.
Jussie Smollet Wiki Biography
- In 2015 , he casted himself in music video titled INFINITY.
- In 2016, he did F.U.W.
He has many singles in his name.Some of them are:
- In 2015
- Good Enough
- Keep Your Money
- No Apologies
- I wanna love You
- Money For Nothing
- You’re so Beautiful
- Nothing to lose
- Ain’t about the money
- No doubt
- In 2016
- Chasing The sky
- Good people
- Need Freedom
- In 2018
- Catch your eye
- Hurt people
- Ha Ha( i love you)
SOME UNKNOWN FACTS ABOUT JUSSIE SMOLLET
- In January 2019, Smollet claimed that he was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who poured a chemical substance on him, put a rope around his neck and made homophobic comments.
- He has been an activist since his childhood.
- When he was ten he lost one of his co-actors to HIV.
- At the age of 16, he began volunteering at the “Black AIDS Institute” Under the mentorship of Phill Wilson.
- While appearing on the ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’, Jussie Told Ellen that he is a gay and this wasn’t coming out of the closet for him as he had never hidden the truth. He also said that he is proud of his sexuality.
- Jussie Smollet Performed The song ‘I Got a Woman’ In February 2016 at the White House.