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Jussie Smollett Age, Height, Crime, Net Worth, Boyfriend and Bio

Who is Jussie Smollett?

Jussie Smollett (born 1982 June 21) is an American actor and singer. He started his career in the year 1991 as a child actor in films named The Mighty Ducks.

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Some of his popular projects are Tv show Empire, Rob Reiner’s North, Alien: Covenant, Marshall, and many more.

Jussie was also popular for being arrested for reporting fake crimes multiple times. He was released at first instance but later he was arrested again on the same grounds.

Jussie Smollett Facts

Quick Bio

Real Name Jussie Smollett
Nick Name N/A
Gender Female
Date of Birth born 1982 June 21
Birth Place Santa Rosa, California
Age 39 years old
Birth Sign Cancer
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Net Worth $1.5 Million

Early Life

Where was Jussie Smollett born?

Jussie Smollett was born and raised in Santa Rosa, California. Jessie’s father was not present in some important part of his childhood.

The family actually moved to the Elmhurst neighborhood of the New York City borough of Queens when he was only 2 years old, then again to Los Angeles when he was 7 years old.

Regarding education, Jussie graduated from Paramus Catholic High School which is located in Paramus, New Jersey. When he was 19 years old, he confronted in front of his parents that he was gay.


Why was Jussie Smollett?

Jussie first started his acting career when he was a small child. He was actually a child model in New York City and then later on in the future also worked as an extra on the New York-shot movies named Mo’ Better Blues and also in the New Jack City.

He also started to act in several films called The Mighty Ducks (in the year 1992) and also in the movie called Rob Reiner’s North (in the year 1994).

Also on television, he was starred with his five real-life siblings in one of the very short-lived ABC sitcoms called On Our Own in the year 1994-1995.

After that, Jussie came back to his acting and starred in a lead role in Patrik-Ian Polk’s LGBT-themed comedy-drama named The Skinny in the year 2012.

In the year 2014, Jussie was also cast as Jamal Lyon-who is actually a gay musician struggling to earn the approval of his strict father Lucious-starring opposite Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard on the Fox drama series called Empire.

His role was amazing and thrilling at the same time as a black gay man on television. He also directed the episode of the fourth season in the year 2017.

But after the assault controversy, his character got removed from the final two episodes of Season five.

Album and Music Deals

In the year 2015, Jussie confirmed that he is going to sign a recording contract with one of the popular Records Companies called Columbia Records and will also release an album in the coming future.

Not forgetting the fact that Jussie co-wrote the songs named ‘I Wanna Love You’ and You’re So Beautiful’ on the Original Soundtrack From the Season 1 of Empire album, which actually got released in the year 2015 during the month of March.

In the year 2015 June, there was an announcement that Jussie is going to star as a guest beside his younger sister Jurnee in Underground, which also got aired in the year 2016.

Jussie also released his own debut album called Sum of My Music, in the year March 2018.

Some of My Music is also an R&B album that actually features elements such as electronic music and hip hop. Jussie also self-released it through his own label known as Music of Sound.

On the year 2019, April 30, Fox Entertainment also announced that the Jussie contract has been expanded for the sixth season of Empire, and also there were no plans for the character to appear during the show.

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Legal Controversy

In the year 2007, he was subsequently pulled over a DUI in Los Angeles, and then he falsely gave the name of his brother as identification.

He is also known for the 2019 alleged hate crime hoax which sparked the outrage of the LGBTQ Community also led to removing his character from Empire.

Later on, he said that he was threatened by two White men with TRUMP slogan and MAGA hats on, also shouted homophobic slurs and many other things to torture him.

Later on, police found that Jussie paid people to stage a fake crime and again got arrested on February 30.

But the charges dropped in March again the City of Chicago filed a lawsuit against Jussie.

After a grand jury indicted Jussie indicted Jussie on six counts for making fake police reports. Jussie then claimed that his February charge violated his rights against double jeopardy.

Personal Information

What is the height of Jussie Smollett?

Jussie Smollett stands at the height of 5ft. 11 inches tall and weighs around 79Kg. She has dark brown hair color and her eye color is also dark brown. Jussie’s zodiac sign is Cancer.

Jussie Smollett has an American nationality and belongs to Biracial. Jussie’s religion is unknown for now. We will inform you as soon as we find something about his religion.

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Who is Jussie Smollett dating now?

Jussie Smollett actually came out as gay while doing a televised interview with Ellen DeGeneres in the year 2015 March.

Also, in the year 2016, with the interview with Out, he said that if he ever has to label himself then he would label himself as a gay man.

Also, we don’t have any information about any of his boyfriends, we will inform you as soon as we find something about his relationship with anyone.


Jussie Smollett’s father’s name is Joel and his mother’s name is Janet (née Harris) Smollett. He has five siblings named Jurnee, Jazz, Jake, Jacqui, and Jojo Smollett.

Social Media

Jussie Smollett has over 4.4 million Instagram followers, 1.2 million Twitter followers, and has no Facebook account.

Net Worth

What is the net worth of Jussie Smollett?

Jussie Smollett has a net worth estimated at around $1.5 million as of 2021. He earns such a good amount of money as his profession as an actor and singer.

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  • Jussie has over 4.4 million Instagram followers.
  • She has five siblings in total.
  • Jussie came out as gay to his parents when he was 19 years old.
  • Today, Jussie is a very successful singer and an actor with over $1.5 million net worth.


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