Date of Birth:
December 13, 1967
Place of Birth:
How He Got His Start:
Jamie Foxx started out as a stand-up comedian and appeared in the series In Living Color with Keenan Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans and Jim Carrey.
Eric Marlon Bishop, or just Jamie Foxx, is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and comedian from Texas. Foxx gained recognition as a comedian in 1989. As of 2020, Jamie Foxx’s net worth is estimated to be $100 million.
How much does Jamie Foxx make on Shazam?
Jamie Foxx’s annual of just $3 million salary for Fox’s Beat Shazam took the last spot on the list of highest-paying TV salaries, this seems appropriate given that Beat Shazam is the lowest form of entertainment!
His Real Name Is:
Eric Bishop. He took the stage name Jamie Fox and added an extra ‘x’ as a tribute to Redd Foxx.
His Music Background:
Jamie Foxx went to U.S.I.U. in San Diego on a classical piano scholarship.
Foxx was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his performance in the 2004 Michael Mann movie Collateral. Foxx picked up his first Oscar as Best Actor for his portrayal of musical legend Ray Charles in 2004’s Ray. He also won a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe for his work in Ray.
Notable Movie Credits:
The Truth About Cats & Dogs, The Great White Hype, Booty Call, The Players Club, Any Given Sunday, Ali, Shade, Breakin’ All the Rules, Collateral, Ray, Stealth, Jarhead, Miami Vice, Dreamgirls, The Kingdom, The Soloist, Law Abiding Citizen, Valentine’s Day, Due Date, Rio, Horrible Bosses, and Django Unchained.