Multitalented Jussie is an American singer, actor, and songwriter who rose his prominence after his portrayal of musician Jamal Lyon in the Fox drama series Empire. He is famous for his work in American sitcoms such as The Mighty Ducks Rob Reiner’s North, Alien: Covenant, Marshall, and many more.
Biography & Wiki of Jussie Smollett
Born with the Gemini zodiac sign while he celebrates his birthday every year on the 21st of June. The handsome American actor had opened his eyes in Santa Rosa, California, New York City, United States of America. Jussie, the son of Janet and Joel Smollett had celebrated his total 38 birthday to date. Belonging to the biracial ( African and Jewish) ethnicity while he holds an American Nationality.
He had grown up with his parents and siblings at his hometown and birthplace. He shares his parents with five siblings. Among them Jurnee, Jazz are sister and Jake, Jocqui, Jojo are his brother.
Regarding his education, he had done his high school from the Paramus Catholic High School. Besides this, there are no details on his further educational background including his University name and his academic qualification.
Similar to other celebrities, he is blessed with awesome physique statistics. The dashing Eric Trump stands up 6 feet and o inches. Whereas he maintains his weight around 80 Kg. Similarly, he has an athletic body along with a couple of beautiful eyes.
Jussie Smollett’s girlfriend, wedding and wife
In 2015, Jussie came out as gay during a televised interview with Ellen DeGeneres. Following year, while interviewing with Out, he said
“If I had to label myself, I would label myself as a gay man.” however, he shared the exciting fact along with the steamy cover shot. He said,
“If I fall in love down the road with a woman, I’m going to love that woman.”
Previous in 2015, he was linked with the football player, Michael Sam. Unfortunately, he claimed the news to be fake despite spending a lot of time together with Michael. Similarly, his name was also added with co-actor, Dustin Ross.
The duo meets for the first time on the set of an indie flick called The Skinny. Since the duo dated about three years on and off-screen till 2015.
Following year, the rumor of him dating with producer Lee Daniels got viral. The rumor began when the two openly kissed. However, they never confronted the dating news.
Career & Networth
Talking about the professional life of Jussie, he began his journey from a very young age. As a child actor he appeared in the films The Mighty Ducks, and Rob Reiner’s North. Later, along with his real-life siblings he appeared in the short-lived ABC sitcom On Our Own in 1994–1995. In the following year, he appeared as a guest in The Mindy Project and Revenge.
In 2014, his career took off when he was cast as Jamal Lyon in the Fox drama series Empire. Apart from that, he had also co-written the songs “I Wanna Love You” and “You’re So Beautiful” on the Original Soundtrack from Season 1 of the Empire album. In 2019, he had worked with Fox Entertainment.
Net worth and salary
As one of the renowned American actor and singer, he had earned a huge name and fame in his lifetime career. The total assist of the handsome hunk has been estimated at around $ 1.5 million US dollars. While he has not shared his exact annual salary. There is no doubt that his net wage and salary will sure increase in the upcoming years.