Jussie Smollett is an enthusiastic American singer, actor, and a songwriter as well. Jussie acquired fame as a child artist from the films ‘The Mighty Duck’, and the ‘North’. Jussie was profoundly accepted by a large number of audiences irrespective of age. Jussie’s enthusiasm towards his singing and acting made him a successful man across the globe.
Eventually, Jussie got a major response from the international audience and received countless reviews for his great energy as a singer. The portrayal of his music has been best given out so far. Therefore, let’s find out more about how much Jussie Smollett’s net worth in 2018.
Jussie Smollett Early Life
Jussie Smollett was born (21 June 1982) and brought up in California, the United States, thereby making him an American citizen by birth. Jussie was born to father Joel Smollett and mother Janet Smollett. Jussie was not the only child of his parents; he had two sisters Jazz and Jurnee and three brothers Jojo, Jocqui, and Jake.
Jussie belongs to a mixed ethnicity as he was half Jewish and half Afro-American. It was not much known about Jussie’s education life. Later, Jussie along with his siblings all grew up to be artists and actors. Perhaps, Jussie Smollett belonged from a show business family in the United States of America.
Jussie Smollett Career
At an early age of five, Jussie got his first major role in a TV show as a child actor.
In the year 1992, Jussie appeared for a movie project which was a sports-comedy film ‘The Mighty Ducks’. This film was a huge opportunity for Jussie as this film was under the giant banner of Walt Disney Picture.
Later in the year 1993, Jussie was featured in Alex Haley’s novel based TV series ‘Queen: The Story of an American Family’.
In 1994, Jussie also got the opportunity to work with his siblings in ‘On Our Own’. This whole project was under the banner of ABC’s Sitcom.
Jussie got featured in another comedy film as ‘North’ which was also a novel based American movie.
Jussie took some break from the film industry and switched over to music, singing, and acting as well. Meanwhile, Jussie was getting offers for more films one after the other. He has given some major hit films like ‘Pitch This’, ‘The Mindy Project’, ‘The Skinny’, ‘Ask Me Anything’, ‘Born to Race: Fast Track’ and various others.
In the year 2012, Jussie first tried his luck and talent in the field of music and released his debut EP ‘Poisoned Hearts Club’.
In 2016, Jussie appeared in the American Drama Series ‘Underground’.
Presently, Jussie is working under the banner of 20th Century Fox which will be a Sci-fi horror film ‘Alien: Covenant’.
Jussie’s appearance in the ‘Empire’ was his all-time successful hit TV series. The New York Times places this TV show amongst the top 50 television show.
Awards and Achievements
In the year 1993, Jussie was awarded the ‘BET Award’ in the category of ‘Best Actor’ for the film ‘The Mighty Duck’.
Jussie was also nominated for the ‘The Mighty Duck’ in the ‘Young Artist Award’.
In 2016, Jussie succeeded in getting his first major award with the ‘NAACP Image Award’.
In 2017, Jussie won the ‘NAACP Image Award’ for his excellent performance in the TV show ‘Empire’.
Net Worth of Jussie Smollett
The fame, success, and name have given much popularity to him at a very young age of only five. Jussie with his other siblings made his acting journey immensely successful with the support of his family. Therefore, he became a very popular face in various television series and movies as well. Therefore, the total net worth of Jussie Smollett is about $1 million approximately.
Jussie Smollett has made a dynamic expansion in his acting and music career as a showstopper. Being from a show business family, he has never given up on his hopes and dreams as he was born to succeed more and more.