Grammy Awards winner Jamie is an American actor, singer, songwriter, comedian, and record producer. He portrayed as Ray Charles in 2004 biographical movie Ray. Jamie has released a total of 5 albums and starred in several movies and TV series like The Amazing Spiderman 2, Baby Driver, Robin Hood, Annie, Sleepless, Roc, When I Was 17, Moesha and many more.
Since 2017, Foxx has been serving as the host, and executive producer of the Fox game show Beat Shazam. Eric Marlon Bishop was born on December 13, 1967, in Terrall, Texas. He is the son of Louise Annette Talley and Darrell Bishop who worked as stockbroker sometimes.
When he was young, his parents were separated, and he was brought up with his maternal grandparents, Esther Marie, and Mark Telly.
Education And Early Life
Eric Marlon attended Terrell High School where he received the top grades.
During his school days, he played basketball and football. Besides sports, he had a keen interest in music and began to play piano at the age of five. Foxx played music with a band named Leather and Lace. After completion of his high school, James studied musical and performing arts composition at the United States International University.
Jamie Foxx started his career by performing as a stand-up comedian in 1989. In 1992, he made his first debut in the movie Texas. Previously, he was cast on the Fox television series In Living Color where he played in 95 episodes.
Jamie starred in his television show, The Jamie Foxx which aired on TV from 1996 to 2001. Jamie acted as Ray Charles in musical biographical Ray in 2004 and also received an Academy Award for Best Actor. He featured along with Josh Lucas and Jessica Biel in 2005 military action film Stealth.
The following year, he received some critical praise for his turn as a marine serving in the Middle East in Jarhead, but the movie was not successful. In 2006, Jamie played the lead role as Curtis Taylor in the romantic musical drama film Dreamgirls.
Foxx has starred in several movies like Miami Vice, The Soloist, Rio, Django Unchained and, White House Down. On May 29, 2018, Jamie Foxx was cast as AI Simmons in a Spawn reboot which directed by Todd McFarlane.
Albums And Songs
Jamie Foxx released his first EP titled Peep This in 1994 which debuted at number 78 on the Billboard 200.
He released his second album Unpredictable in 2005. The album debuted at number 2 on Billboard 200 and certified double platinum by RIAA. To date, it has sold over 1.98 million copies in the US. After three years, Foxx released his third studio album Intuition in 2008, featuring T.I., Lil Wayne, Ne-Yo, Kanye West, Fabolous, T-Pain, The-Dream, Lil' Kim and Marsha Ambrosius.
The album peaked at the top three on the US Billboard 200 chart and number 1 on the Top US R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Charts. He collaborated with T.I. a lead single Just Like Me, which debuted at No. 48 on Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.
His fourth album Best Night of My life released in December 2010 and debuted at number six. As of January 2015, the album has sold over 409,000 copies including his fourth singles; "Winner" featuring Justin Timberlake and T.I., "Living Better Now" featuring Rick Ross, "Fall for Your Type" featuring Drake and "Best Night of My Life" featuring Wiz Khalifa.
House And Cars
Jamie listed his Beverly Hills home for sale with a $3.3 million asking price in 2018.
The 2,200 square feet home has two bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. In 2008, Jamie sold his 5,428 square foot California home for 2.32 million. The house was built in 1949 and situated on a 0.70 acre including three and a half bathroom, soundproofed rooms, a game room, orchestral wiring, a sports court, a pool, a pool house, a great room, and an outdoor living deck.
The house had a master suite sanctuary with a private entrance, an extended living and dining area with an aquarium, a media theater with a wine case and a powder room, and a gourmet kitchen with a breakfast area, bar, and a butler's cabinet, all with granite and marble counters and floors, plus sub-zero and wolf appliances.
Foxx has been spotted driving is brand new 6.4 liter 500bhp V8 Rezvani Tank in January 2018. He also shared pictures on is social media.
Jamie Foxx is one of the most prominent actors in the Hollywood Industry, but millions of his fans are wondering who his wife is? Foxx has not disclosed his wife on camera.
When it comes to his personal life, he doesn't utter a word.
Jamie Foxx Romance With Katie Holmes
Currently, Jamie is romantically involved with Tom Cruise’s ex-wife, Katie Holmes. They have been dating each other for almost five years.
Back in 2016, Jamie and Katia seemed to confirm their relationship after Claudia Jordan told the Allegedly podcast he was delighted with Homes. The duo has been spotted together in many public places and events. There was a rumor that Jamie and the forty years old actress were having a baby.
However, the news is not real. After divorcing Tom, Holmes got the sole custody of her daughter named Suri, and currently, Jamie is living a luxurious life with his kids and girlfriend.
The actor and singer, Foxx has two daughters named Corinne, born in 1994, and Annalise, born in 2009.
His oldest daughter, Corinne is an actress and model. Corinne was entitled Miss Golden Globe in 2016. She made a cameo in her father’s show The Jamie Foxx Show at the age of six. Corinne made her formal modeling debut at the Bal des debutantes in November 2014.
She has walked for several fashion shows including New York Fashion Week. Jamie Foxx's Daughters
The actor was accused of a lawsuit after a woman accused Jamie Foxx of se*ual misconduct. The woman claims that Foxx allegedly ‘stuck her in the face with his pen*s’ after she refused to give him oral s*x at a party in 2002.
Jamie has issued a statement saying her accusation ‘absurd.’ He also said that he would file a police report against the woman for it. In 2003, Jamie Foxx was arrested for an altercation with security guards at a New Orleans casino, ultimately drawing two years' probation.
Jamie Foxx earns a tremendous amount of money through various sources. Foxx is a multi-talented person and tried his hands in different fields like music and entertainment industry. Jamie Foxx Net Worth is $100 million.