Jamie Foxx

By | December 26, 2015

Named Eric Marlon Bishop by her parents, Jamie Fox is an American actor, comedian singer rapper and producer. He took his professional name when he started comedy at a comedy club in 1989 so that his identity will remain ambiguous as he noticed that female comedians were given more chance to perform.

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Ethnicity: African-American

Name Jamie Foxx
Date of Birth December 13, 1967
Birth Place Terrell, Texas, United States
Occupation Acting, Producer, Rapper
Parents Darrell Bishop and Louise Annette Talley Dixon (Biologically)
Mark Talley and Esther Marie Talley (Adopted)
Sibling Sister : Deidra Dixon
Sister : Diondra Dixon
Education United States International University
Languages English
Religion Christian
Children’s Daughter : Corinne Bishop
Daughter : Annalise Bishop
Relationship Status Currently Single
Girlfriend Cristy Rice (2013)
Dominique Simone (2010)
Sky Nellor (2009)
Lil’ Kim (2007-2008)
Sun Sign Sagittarius

Both of his parents, Darrel Bishop and Louise Annette Talley Dixon, were African American. He was not raised by his biological parents but rather adopted and raised by his maternal grandmother, Esther Marie Nelson who had earlier adopted his mother too.

Jamie fox, who now has two daughters, started with making jokes with his mates at school and playing piano when he was still a kid before joining a comedy club. He has gone on to act in many films and TV shows, such as In Living Color, When I Was 17, Rio (voice), The Amazing Spider 2, Django Unchained, and Collateral.


He has received numerous awards for his contributions to acting in America; some of these awards are Academy Awards, BET Awards, Hollywood Film Festival Awards, People’s Choice Awards and Prism Awards.

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