Eric Marlon Bishop, popularly known to his audience as Jamie Foxx, is an American singer, actor, comedian, producer, and songwriter. Foxx has a Grammy award to his credit along with an Academy Award, a Bafta and Globe Award for his movie roles. Keep reading to know more about Jamie Foxx’s net worth in 2018.
Born on December 13th, 1967 in the city of Terrell, Texas, U.S., Foxx was raised by his adoptive parents, Esther Marie and Mark Talley, He has had little to do with his biological parents.
Eric has had a natural talent for comedy from an early age. While studying at Terrell High School, he concentrated mostly on football and basketball.
He received a scholarship to attend United States International University where he studied composition and classical music.
Jami Foxx has two daughters, Corinne Bishop, and Annalise. He is rumored to be dating Tom Cruise’s ex-wife Katie Holmes.
Before starring in his own sitcom, The Jami Foxx Show, he was part of the cast of In Living Color and Roc.
In 1992, Foxx made his film debut Toys. In 1999, he was a part of the cast of Any Given Sunday.
In 1994, he released an album called Peep This which was not commercially successful.
In 2001, he and Will Smith co-starred in the biography, Ali.
His role in Collateral in 2004 received a lot of critical acclaims.
2003 saw him being featured on Twista’s song, “Slow Jamz,” along with Kanye West. The song hit the top spot on the US Billboard Charts.
He collaborated with Kanye West yet again on the song, “Gold Digger,” which stayed on the top spot in Billboard Hot 100 for 10 weeks.
In 2004, he starred in Ray for which he won an Academy Award.
In the following year, he was asked to become a part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
His second studio album, Unpredictable, released in 2005, was an enormous success both in the US and the UK.
Foxx appeared in the hit movies, Dreamgirls, Miami Vice, and Jarhead.
In 2007, he starred in The Soloist, Law Abiding Citizen, and The Kingdom.
In the same year, he launched his own channel, The Foxxhole, which airs his own programme, The Jamie Foxx Show.
2008 saw the release of Jamie’s third studio album, Intuition.
He has also collaborated with the likes of the Rascal Flatts, Tank, The Dream, Fabolous, and The Game.
In 2010, he released his fourth studio album, Best Night of My Life.
In 2012, Foxx starred in Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained.
In 2013, Jamie and Channing Tatum starred in White House Down.
He also appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
Foxx is currently the host of Beat Shazam on Fox channel.
Awards and Achievements
Jamie Foxx is the recipient of an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actor’s Guild Award for his role in Ray.
He has been nominated multiple times for a Grammy award and won an award in 2010, for Blame it.
He is also the recipient of multiple NAACP Awards and MTV awards for his acting roles.
Net Worth of Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx has an estimated net worth of $85 million. Foxx’s revenue comes from his career as a singer, producer and as an actor.
Jamie Foxx is extremely well known in the entertainment industry for his superb acting chops and also his musical voice. The number of awards that he has won is a testament to this fact. His music frequently hits the charts at the number one position. He is one of Hollywood’s most bankable faces.