Who is Jussie Smollett?

Jussie Smollett is an American actor and singer. He started his career as a child actor in 1987 acting in films including The Mighty Ducks and Rob Reiner North. He rose to prominence after he portrayed the character of musician Jamal Lyon in the Fox drama series Empire.

What is Jussie Smollett Famous for?

Jussie Smollett was attacked in Chicago by two white men in ski masks as a possible hate crime on January 29, 2019. He stated he was leaving a fast-food restaurant by two white men who made racial and homophobic slurs. According to the Chicago Police Department released statement, the two suspects poured an unknown liquid on Smollett and put a noose around his neck. He stated he fought off the attackers and admitted himself to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He did not suffer serious injury and was released in good condition.

Where did Jussie Smollett grow up?

Jussie Smollett was born on June 21, 1982, in Santa Rosa, California in the United States. He holds American nationality and belongs to African-American ethnicity. His birth sign is Cancer. He attended Paramus Catholic High School in Paramus, NJ.

Who are Jussie Smollett's Family?

Jussie Smollett was born to a father named Joel Smollett and a mother named Janer Smollett. His father was Jewish and his mother is African-American. He has 5 siblings, 3 brothers, Jake Smollett, Jocqui Smollett, and Jojo Smollett, and 2 sisters, Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Jazz Smollett.

What is Jussie Smollett Body Features?

Jussie Smollett height is 1.85 m and a weight of 79 Kg. He has Athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and hair color is also dark brown. He has curly hair.

Is Jussie Smollett in Relationship?

Jussie Smollett came out as gay during a television interview with Ellen DeGeneres in March 2015. He had a romantic interest in girls. After coming out as a gay, he was romantically linked with Michael Sam and Anthony Hemingway.

How much is Jussie Smollett's Net Worth?

Jussie Smollett estimated net worth of $500 Thousand. His work in Empire took his popularity to the peak, signing a recording contract with Columbia Records.

How many Awards has Jussie Smollett won?

Jussie Smollett won NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration, Outstanding Song, Outstanding New Artist, and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2016 and 2017.