Grace Jones is a very famous actress and a singer. She is also a songwriter, a supermodel and a record producer. Her place of birth was in Jamaica before she moved to New York in the United States of America. Grace Jones has been able to model both in New York and in Paris France. She has also been able to appear in several fashion magazines. She got signed the several record productions including Island Records. She has a very successful career as a musician. Here is a quick summary of Grace Jones’ net worth in 2018, early life, career, awards and achievements.
Grace Jones Early Life
Grace Jones was born in the year 1948 on May 19th in Spanish Town, Jamaica. Her parents were Marjorie and Robert W. Jones. Her father was a politician and a clergyman in the church. She had five siblings. After some time, Grace Jones together with the family moved to East Coast in the United States of America. Here, Grace Jones father, Robert, did work as an agricultural labourer. He later went on to become a gospel minister after his attempted suicide failed. Grace Jones was brought up in the Pentecostal faith. She regularly had to read the bible and at the same time had to pray.
When Grace Jones started school, her first school was Pentecostal All Saints School. After some time, she did transfer to a nearby school that was a public school. When she was very young, she was timid and had only one friend. At school, other pupils could make fun of her ‘skinny frame’. Grace Jones was very excellent at sports, and she fell in love like Jamaica. After she completed her schooling, she went ahead to join Onondaga Community College. Here, Jones did major in Spanish. While in college, she began being rebellious. She did everything she could to annoy her parents. Among the activities, she engaged in include drinking alcohol, frequent visits to gay clubs and wearing makeup. While in college she enrolled in theatre.
She has dated Jean-Paul Goude, and together they have a son by the name Paulo. Jones did wed Atila Altaunbay. Their marriage got held in the year 1996.
Grace Jones Career, Awards & Achievement
Grace Jones began her modelling career at a very young age of seventeen. Her career started in New York before moving to Paris France. In France, her career has a huge success as she went to be the cover of very high profile magazines. Among the magazines that she was the face of included ‘En Vogue’ and ‘Elle’.
In the year 1973, she decided to pursue her music interest. She released her debut album ‘Portfolio’ that was later followed by an album that made her a household name ‘Nightclubbing’.
Later, in the year 1973, she joined the film industry where she first featured in a movie by the name ‘Gordon’s War’. She has appeared in many other films.
Awards and Achievements
Grace Jones has been able to have a very successful career both in music and in the film. Among the nominations she has been able to receive include: MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video, NME Award for Best Book, UK Festival Award for Headline Performance Of The Year, and UK Festival Award for Most Memorable Moment. Her career modelling life has in equal measure received has had success has been the face of many prestigious magazines.
Net Worth of Grace Jones
Grace Jones has an estimated net worth of over $8 million. One of the sources of her wealth is her acting career. She has had a very successful career as an actress. She did feature in very many successful movies meant more money. Also, her modelling career has given her huge financial success. Her musical career has also contributed to her current net worth.
Grace Jones has been an inspiration to many people. That is because of her resilience to fight for what she wants. Even up to today, her performances have received high ratings.