J. B. Smoove is an actor, voice actor, comedian, writer and producer from the United States of America. He has gained most of his popularity for his work in the comedy TV series “Curb Your Enthusiasm”. Go on reading to know J. B. Smoove’s net worth in 2019, professional career and personal life below.
J. B. Smoove’s birth name is Jerry Angelo Brooks. He was born on December 16, 1965 in Plymouth town in North Carolina, United States. J. B. Smoove’s father name is Floyd Brooks and his mother’s is Elizabeth Brooks. He is the older brother of 2 brothers, and his father passed away around 1980 because of diabetes.
J. B. Smoove was mostly grown and raised in his hometown in North Carolina and in housing projects located in Mount Vernon City in New York called Levister Towers. He completed his schooling from the Mount Vernon High School, and then he went to study graphic design and engineering at the Norfolk State University but it’s not confirmed if he graduated from there or he had dropped out.
For his personal life, J. B. Smoove has been into marriage and has children that we know of and that is confirmed. He has been married to the singer and actress Shahidah Omar since 2007. J. B and Shahidah have 1 daughter together, her name is Jerrica Brooks. The family is currently living in Los Angeles in California.
J. B. Smoove worked in formulating perfumes and in selling fire extinguisher as well as in printing t-shirts for some time. His debut screen appearance was in the crime drama movie “Lesser Prophets”. J. B. Smoove began rising to prominence when he began working on “Saturday Night Live” as a writer around 2003.
J. B. Smoove has been starring in the comedy TV series “Curb Your Enthusiasm” since 2007, which is his most popular work. One of his most popular voice acting role in a movie was in the animated comedy “The Smurfs 2”.
J. B. Smoove’s 2018 plus acting roles so far including a comedy series named “The 5th Quarter”, a comedy drama movie titled “Going Places” starring John Turturro, Bobby Cannavale and others, and a sports comedy movie titled “Uncle Drew” starring him along with Kyrie Irving Tiffany Haddish, Nick Kroll and Erica Ash.
Awards & Achievements
The talented J. B. Smoove doesn’t really have many award winnings and nominations to mention. He only won the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Comedy Variety -Including Talk- Series Television for “Saturday Night Live” variety show and the Behind the Voice Actors Award for Best Vocal Cast in a Television Series for “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”, an award which he has recently received.
In 2018, J. B. Smoove was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for his role and performance in “Curb Your Enthusiasm”, the award is in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. He’s also expecting more award nominations and winnings for the same series.
Net Worth of J. B. Smoove
Talented comedian actor J. B. Smoove net worth is about to $6.5 million in and is expected to increase by time. He made his wealth of millions from the salary and earnings he received from acting in movies and series. J. B. Smoove’s most known series is “Curb Your Enthusiasm”.
J. B. Smoove is a very talented comedian who is an actor, voice actor as well as a writer. His early popular career work was as a writer for “Saturday Night Live” and then he made it to fame for acting in “Curb Your Enthusiasm”. J. B. Smoove is now happily living with his wife Shahidah Omar and their daughter in Los Angeles.