Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx

Who is Jamie Foxx?

Eric Marlon Bishop is known as Jamie Foxx. He is an American actor, singer, songwriter, record producer, and comedian. His portrayal of Ray Charles in 2004 biographical film Ray for which he won an Academy Award for Best Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor-Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.

What is Jamie Foxx Famous for?

Jamie Foxx is famous for an actor. He became famous for his portrayal of Ray Charles in 2004 biographical film Ray.

Where did Jamie Foxx Grow Up?

Jamie Foxx was born on December 13, 1967, in Terrell, Texas. He holds American nationality and belongs to black ethnicity. He was born to a father named Darrell Bishop and a mother named Louise Annette Talley Dixon. His father worked as a stockbroker. Jamie was adopted and raised by his mother's adoptive parents, Esther Marie and Mark Talley. He was grown up in a strict Baptist family. He began playing the piano when he was five years old and as a teenager, he was a part-time pianist and choir leader in Terrell's New Hope Baptist Church. He attended Terrell High School, where he received top grades. He received a scholarship to United States International University, where he studied musical and performing arts composition.

How is Jamie Foxx's Career?

Jamie Foxx told jokes at a comedy club's open mic night in 1989. Then, he joined the cast of In Living Color in 1991, where his recurrent character Wanda also shared a name with Redd's friend and co-worker, LaWanda Page. He went on to star in his own sitcom The Jamie Foxx Show, from 1996 to 2001 following a recurring role in the comedy-drama sitcom Roc. He made his film debut in 1992 comedy Toys. His first dramatic role came in Oliver Stone's 1999 film Any Given Sunday, where he was cast as a hard-partying American football player. In 2001, he starred opposite Will Smith in Michael Mann's biographical drama Ali. In 2004, he played taxi driver Max Durocher in the Mann film Collateral alongside Tom Cruise. He featured on the rapper Twista's song Slow Jamz, together with Kanya West, which reached #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 singles chart and #3 on the UK Singles Chart. He portrays Ray Charles in the biographical film Ray, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor and the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. He released his second studio album, Unpredictable in 2005, which debuted at #2 selling 598,000 copies in its first week rising to #1. In 2006, he received four Grammy Award nominations. In 2007, he starred the lead role in the action thriller film The Kingdom opposite Chris Cooper, Jason Bateman, Jennifer Garner, and Ashraf Barhom. In 2011, he voiced the carton canary Nico in the movie Rio. In 2012, he starred in the title of the Quentin Tarantino written and directed by Django Unchained. In 2013, he was cast as President James Sawyer in White House Down alongside Channing Tatum. He appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 as the villain Electro. In 2017, he starred as Bats, a trigger-happy gang member, in Baby Driver. On May 18, 2015, he released his fifth studio album, Hollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses. In 2018, he was cast as Al Simmons in a reboot of the Spawn film franchise. On May 22, 2019, he appeared as George Jefferson in Live in front of a studio Audience: Norman Lear's All in the Family and The Jeffersons on ABC.

What is Jamie Foxx Body Features?

Jamie Foxx has an athletic body build. His height of 5 feet 7 inches tall and body weight is unknown. He has black hair and dark brown eyes.

Is Jamie Foxx Married?

Jamie Foxx keeps his private from the public. He was in a relationship with Katie Holmes, an actress since 2013 but they officially broke up their six-year-long romance recently in August 2019. He has two daughters named Corinne and Anelise.

How much is Jamie Foxx's Net Worth?

Jamie Foxx estimated net worth of $100 million and his salary is unknown. He earns a good amount of money from his career.

Jamie Foxx
Quick Facts of Eric Bishop
Celebrated Name Jamie Foxx
Age 52 years old
Nick Name Jamie Foxx
Birth Name Eric Marlon Bishop
Birth Date 1967-12-13
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Place of Birth Terrell, Texas
Horoscope Sagittarius
Ethnicity Black
Education United States International University
Father Darrell Bishop, Mark Talley
Mother Louise Annette Talley Dixon, Esther Marie
Height 5 ft 7 in
Body Build/Type Athletic
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Net Worth $ 100 million
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