Eric Marlon Bishop is most popularly known as Jamie Foxx іѕ аn Аmеrісаn ѕіngеr асtоr, соmеdіаn, entertainer, рrоduсеr, аnd ѕоngwrіtеr. He has won several awards and nominations throughout his career which helped solidify his name in the industries he ventured in. 

Aside from being a TV personality, he also garnered several awards from his studio albums and winning the Grammy award for Best R&B Performance for his track Blame It in collaboration with T-Pain.

If you want to know more about this notorious entertainer then keep reading as we will show you more details about his personal life, career, legal issues, net worth, and more. 

Personal Details

Full Name: Eric Marlon Bishop
Stage Name: Jamie Foxx
Gender: Male
Birthday: Dec 13, 1967
Place of Origin: Terrell, Texas, United States
Age: 52 years old
Height: 5’7” ft
Weight: 82 Kg
Nationality: American
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Status: Single
Wife: Not Applicable
Profession: Actor, Television producer, Screenwriter, Pianist, Musician, Television Director, Singer-songwriter, Stand-up comedian, Radio personality, Film Producer
Jamie Foxx Total Net  Worth: $150 million

Early Life

Jamie Foxx was born on December 13, 1967, in Terrell, Texas, born to Darrell Bishop and Louise Annette Talley Dixon. He was raised bу hіѕ аdорtіvе раrеntѕ, Еѕthеr Маrіе and Mark Таllеу who are his grandparents. 

He grew up in a strict environment under his adoptive parents regardless, he owes the success of his career to his grandmother who had been supportive since he was very young. He was five years old when he began playing the piano and this was also the beginning of how he got interested in comedy by entertaining his classmates.

As a teenager, he became the choir leader in Terrell’s New Hope Baptist Church and would play as a pianist there.

Foxx is a brilliant child excelling in his studies even in sports like basketball and football. With this, he became a recipient of a scholarship to United States International University and pursued performing arts.

Jamie Foxx Career

Foxx debuted on stage at the age of twenty–two when he was dared by his girlfriend which gradually improved his reputation receiving positive feedback from his performances in a local comedy club for two years. For those two years, he made sure that he would solidify his name and make it known across the country before indulging in a huge crowd.

Foxx auditioned for a television show titled In Living Color and was accepted to star in it. In 1996, he launched his own comedy show, The Jamie Foxx Show which ran for five years helping both his reputation and earnings to build up. His show also garnered several nominations like Kid’s Choice and NAACP Awards.

After a few years in entertainment, he was able to land roles in some films where he was nominated like The Great White Hype and Any Given Sunday. Some of his most notable works include Ali, The Soloist, The Amazing Spiderman, Annie, Baby Driver, and more. He also collaborated with other famous actors like Will Smith, Jarhead, Miami Vice, and Stealth to mention a few.

Aside from his entertainment career, he also ventured to the music industry and was able to release five studio albums which earned him several awards and nominations too.

Personal Life 

Jamie Foxx had his relationships and family affairs private with less information provided to the public. He has two beautiful daughters named Corinne Bishop, and Annalise. His recent relationship which ended in August 2019 was with Tom Cruise’s ex-wife Katie Holmes. 

Foxx was also involved in some legal disputes way back 2003 in New Orleans where he assaulted some police officers who were charging him for trespassing, battery, and obstruction of peace.

He was also involved in some feuds with other co-stars including LL Cool J. 

In 2016, he rescued a drunken man named Brett Kyle who was driving at a very high speed causing him to crash outside his house. Fox pulled him out from a burning vehicle and successfully saved him from further damage.

Achievement and Awards

As Jamie Foxx has managed to stockpile and earn his reputation throughout his career, he has also been a recipient of some awards and achievements. 

Foxx won a total of nineteen awards consisting of Асаdеmу Аwаrds, ВАFТА Аwаrd, Golden Globe Аwаrd, NААСР Аwаrdѕ, МТV аwаrdѕ аnd а Ѕсrееn Асtоr’ѕ Guіld Аwаrd fоr hіѕ rоlе іn the film Rау as well as getting nominated for a Grammy Awаrd multiple times.

His achievements never cease because Jamie Foxx is still not considering retirement thus, we can expect that there will be more awards that he can garner over the course of time.

Jamie Foxx Net worth

The multiple TV Shows, endorsement deals, film projects that Jamie Foxx has been eager to earn throughout his career managed him to have an approximate estimation of $150 million net worth. 

His net worth proves that Foxx is extremely notorious in the entertainment industry for his exceptional TV personality and voice.

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