Early Life: Jamie Foxx was born Eric Marlon Bishop in Terrell, Texas on December 13, 1967. Shortly after he was born, Foxx was adopted and raised by his grandparents Esther Marie and Mark Talley. His birth parents were not part of his upbringing, and he had little-to-no contact with them growing up. Despite a very strict Baptist upbringing, Jamie credits his grandmother’s influence on his life for his career success. He began playing piano at age five and was already popular for telling creative jokes to his class in elementary school. Foxx received stellar grades, played basketball, and was the quarterback for the football team at Terrell High School. He got a scholarship to United States International University and studied musical and performing art composition.
Wealth Stats and More
What’s Jamie Foxx's net worth? How wealthy is he? Below are all stats like net worth, salary, profession, and more!
|Net Worth||$150 Million|
|Date of Birth||December 13, 1967 (age 55 years)||Gender||Male|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)|
|Profession||Actor, Film Producer, Musician, Pianist, Radio personality, Screenwriter, Singer-songwriter, Stand-up comedian, Television Director, Television producer|
|Nationality||United States of America|
Net Worth of Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx net worth: Jamie Foxx is an American actor, producer, singer and comedian who has a net worth of $150 million. Jamie is one of Hollywood’s most sought-after and highly paid actors. He is a multi-talented actor, singer, writer and producer.
Jamie Foxx Quotes
How is it that Jamie Foxx has a net worth of $150 Million? These quotes by the actor may indicate the character traits that led to his financial situation:
When you sing R&B songs in front of an audience, you look out and there's 85% women. I think R&B music is sort of designed for a man singing to a woman. I don't sing it like the sexy thing, but sort of pseudo-sexy. We rally the women together because it's about being independent and things like that.Jamie Foxx
I went to college on a classical piano scholarship. My grandmother made me practice one full hour a day. Every day. Man. I thought all she wanted was for me not to have any fun. Next thing you know, you have a career in music. Now, not everybody's going to go on and be Mozart or Michael Jackson. But music makes you smarter.Jamie Foxx
Then I was playing the piano at eight, and that helps you learn about women because most of the people I was playing for were women.Jamie Foxx
Nobody wants to hear R&B. It's sad. If you want to be on the radio you got to stay young.Jamie Foxx
I'm bad on Valentine's Day, but even worse on Christmas. I go shopping at nine o'clock on December 24th every year. Nobody else is there. I'm in Toys'R'Us all by myself. I get there five minutes before closing.Jamie Foxx