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By | April 27, 2021

Jamie Foxx Biography

Jamie Foxx ( Eric Marlon Bishop) an American actor, singer, songwriter, producer, and comedian. He was born to Darrell Bishop and Louise Annette Talley Dixon. Soon after his birth, Foxx was adopted and raised by his mother’s adoptive parents, Esther Marie (Nelson), and Mark Talley.

Jamie Foxx Age

Jamie was born on December 13, 1967, in the tiny town of Terrell, Texas.

Jamie Foxx Career

Foxx’s talents began when he was still a young boy in school. At five years old, he was already playing the piano and when he became a teenager, he joined Terrell New Hope Baptist Church as a choir leader and pianist. He was also a funny student such that his teacher would tell him to tell jokes to his class when they behaved.

In his high school life, he used to play football as a quarterback and basketball for his school Terrell High School and a participant in a band called Leather and Lace. Jamie later joined United States International University through a scholarship to study music and performing arts composition.

Jamie joined the comedy world through a dare from his then-girlfriend at around 1989 in a comedy club open mic night event. Through his experience, he learned that those female comedians were given the first chance to perform and he, therefore, changed his name to Jamie Foxx, a name which to him sounded like a gender-neutral name.

Jamie Foxx Acting

His first play to star in was called In Living Color in 1991 then The Jamie Foxx Show which was his own sitcom from 1996 to 2001. His first film was the comedy film Toys in 1992 followed by Any Given Sunday in 1999. Since then, he was acting non-stop appearing in more than 20 films and television shows between the period of 2000 and 2019.

Foxx’s memorable films are when he starred alongside Will Smith in Ali, a biographical film of Michael Mann and in Collateral as a taxi driver alongside Tom Cruise. For this, he was nominated for the American Award for Best Supporting Actor. In 1994 he joined music and released his debut album, Peep This in 1994.

In 2004, Foxx starred in the Biographical film of Ray Charles called Ray. His acting skills made him win the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a leading role and the American Award for Best Actor.

Jamie Foxx Music

As if it wasn’t enough, Foxx’s album which he released in 2005 was certified double Platinum by RIAA after reaching #1 after one week of its debut. He received four Grammy Award nominations in 2006 December 8th for Best Rap/Sung collaboration for Unpredictable featuring Ludacris, Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for Georgia by Ludacris & Field Mob, Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals for Love Changes featuring Mary J. Blige, and Best R&B Album for Unpredictable.

With all this success, he proceeded to star in a lead role in The Kingdom alongside Jason Bateman. Chris Cooper, Ashraf Barhom, and Jenniffer Garner. His hard work eventually paid in 2007 when he was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in September 2007.

Jamie Foxx Movies

  • Toys (1992)
  • The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996)
  • The Great White Hype (1996)
  • Booty Call (1997)
  • The Players Club (1998)
  • Held Up (1999)
  • Any Given Sunday (1999)
  • Bait (2000)
  • Ali (2001)
  • Shade (2003)
  • Breakin’ All the Rules (2004)
  • Collateral (2004)
  • Ray (2004)
  • Stealth (2005)
  • Jarhead (2005)
  • Miami Vice (2006)
  • Dreamgirls (2006)
  • The Kingdom (2007)
  • The Soloist (2009)
  • Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
  • Valentine’s Day (2010)
  • Due Date (2010)
  • I’m Still Here (2010)
  • Rio (2011)
  • Horrible Bosses (2011)
  • Django Unchained (2012)
  • White House Down (2013)
  • Rio 2 (2014)
  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
  • A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)
  • Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)
  • Annie (2014)
  • Sleepless (2017)
  • Baby Driver (2017)
  • Robin Hood (2018)
  • All-Star Weekend (2018)

Jamie Foxx TV Shows

  • 1991–94 – In Living Color
  • 1992–93 – Roc
  • 1996 – Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper
  • 1996–97 – 3rd Rock from the Sun
  • 1996–2001 – The Jamie Foxx Show
  • 2000, 2012 – Saturday Night Live
  • 2001 – 2001 MTV Video Music

Jamie Foxx Awards

  • 2004 – Chappelle’s Show
  • 2004 – Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story
  • 2011 – When I Was 17
  • 2013 – David Blaine: Real or Magic
  • 2016 – Jackie Robinson
  • 2017–present – Beat Shazam
  • 2017–present – White Famous

Jamie Foxx Songs

  • Blame It
  • You Changed Me
  • Just Like Me
  • Fall for Your Type
  • DJ Play a Love Song
  • Unpredictable
  • Extravaganza
  • Fly Love
  • Hot Wings
  • I Don’t Need It
  • Freak’in Me
  • Winner
  • Digital Girl
  • In Love by Now
  • Can I Take You Home
  • When I First Saw You
  • The City’s Yours
  • Living Better Now
  • Do What It Do
  • Weekend Lover
  • Storm
  • It’s All Over
  • She Got Her Own
  • I Don’t Need Anything but You – 2014 Film Version
  • Baby’s In Love
  • Love Changes
  • Warm Bed
  • Love Brings Change
  • Wish U Were Here
  • Best Night of My Life
  • What Is Love
  • Intuition Interlude
  • Jamie Foxx Albums And Tours
  • Studio albums
  • Peep This (1994)
  • Unpredictable (2005)
  • Intuition (2008)
  • Best Night of My Life (2010)
  • Hollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses (2015)

Jamie Foxx Height and Weight

Foxx stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 meters) and weighs 216 pounds (97.9 kg).

Jamie Foxx Education

Jamie Foxx went to Terrell High School, where he earned top grades and played basketball and football. After graduating high school, he received a scholarship to United States International University (USIU), where he studied classical music and composition.

Jamie Foxx Family

Jamie Foxx was born to Darrell Bishop and Louise Annette Talley Dixon in Terrell, Texas. When he was seven years old, his birth parents abandoned him leaving him in the care of his maternal grandparents. His grandparents; Esther Marie Talley and Mark Talley eventually adopted him and raised him as their own until he was older.

Jamie Foxx Siblings

Foxx has two sisters; Diedra Dixon and Diondra Dixon. He plays the role of a big brother especially to her sister Diondra who has down syndrome.

Jamie Foxx Wife

Foxx was in a longtime relationship with actress Katie Holmes and they broke up in 2019. He is private about his relationships and always leaves his followers guessing his relationship status.

Jamie Foxx New Girlfriend

Since early 2020, Jamie was rumored to be dating Dana Caprio, a fitness model signed by Wilhelmina Models.

Jamie Foxx Baby Mama

The mother of Jamie Foxx’s daughter Corinne is Connie Kline. To commemorate Kline’s five years served in the U.S. Air Force, her daughter Corinne wished her ‘hero’ a happy Veteran’s Day on November 11. Annalise’s mother is called Kristin Grannis.

Jamie Foxx Kids, Daughters

Foxx has two daughters: Corinne Foxx born in 1994 and Annalise Bishop born in August 2009.

Jamie Foxx Net Worth

Foxx has an estimated net worth of $150 million.


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