- Name: Jussie Smollett
- Age: 33 years old
- Height: 5ft 11in (181 cm)
- Occupation: Actor
- Net Worth: US $500 Thousand
- Status: Alive
Jussie Langston Mikha Smollett is an American actor, singer and songwriter. He’s best known for his role of “Jamal” in the drama series, Empire. Smollett was born to parents Joel and Janet on June 21, 1983 in Santa Rosa, California. He has five siblings, Jake, Jocqui, Jojo, Jazz and Jurnee. He attended three different high schools including Calabasas High and Malibu High.
Smollett made his acting debut in the 1991 television film, A little Piece of Heaven. He followed up with supporting role in the films, The Mighty Ducks (1992) with Emilio Estevez, and North (1994) with Elijah Wood. Smollet and his real-life siblings starred in the ABC sitcom, On Our Own, from 1994 to 1995. He also did voice acting for the animated series ‘Cro’ from 1993 to 1994.
In 2012, Smollet starred as “Magnus” in LGBT-themed independent film, The Skinny. He was cast as “Jamal Lyon” in the series Empire in 2014. The show premiered on Fox in January 2015 and was renewed for a third season in January 2016. The series also stars Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson. Other notable roles by Smollet include the series The Mindy Project, Revenge, Underground and the upcoming film Alien: Covenant.
As a recording artist, Smollet released the EP, The Poisoned Hearts Club, in 2012. He was signed to Columbia Records in 2015. He’s contributed several songs to the Empire soundtrack including “I Wanna Love You” and “You’re So Beautiful”.
Jussie Smollett is 5ft 11in tall and has a net worth of $500 thousand. He revealed in a 2015 interview with Ellen DeGeneres that he’s gay.
Jussie Smollett Age, Birthday, Married
- Birth Name: Jussie Langston Mikha Smollett
- Birthday: June 21, 1983
- How Old : Age: 33 years old
- Place of Birth: Santa Rosa, California, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 11in (181 cm)
- Occupation: Actor, Singer, Songwriter
- Years Active: 1991-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $500 Thousand
- Death-O-Meter: Alive