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Jamie Foxx is a comedian, actor, singer, and producer, and his work ethic hasn’t lagged ever since his first TV appearance on In Living Color in 1991. Born Eric Marlon Bishop, Foxx started doing stand-up after a girlfriend dared him to get up on stage.
Almost 30 years later, Foxx has released multiple comedy specials and albums, and he’s starred in a multitude of films and TV shows. His most recent movie, Just Mercy, was released on Christmas, and Foxx’s role in the film as Walter McMillian has already earned him a SAG nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role.
And of course, all of Foxx’s hard work has fans curious about his bank account. Here’s what we know about the actor’s net worth.
Jamie Foxx’s net worth is an estimated $ 100 million, according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
Foxx has appeared in box office hits like Dreamgirls, Horrible Bosses, Django Unchained, White House Down, and The Amazing Spider-Man 2. His roles in Ray and Collateral led to Oscar, Golden Globe, and SAG nominations in the same year, and he ended up winning all three awards for his role as Ray Charles in Ray.
Foxx starred in his own sitcom, The Jamie Foxx Show, from 1996-2001, and he was executive producer and composer of the show’s theme song. He also directed a couple of the show’s episodes in 2000. Currently, Foxx is the host and executive producer of the Fox game show Beat Shazam. He’s also credited as producer on his comedy specials and Dennis Rodman’s 30 for 30 episode.
And if all of that wasn’t enough, Foxx has released five albums, with four of those albums reaching the top ten of the U.S. Billboard 200. Foxx was also the featured artist on Twista’s “Slow Jamz” and Kanye West’s “Gold Digger,” and both of those songs reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. In 2010, Foxx won the Grammy award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals for “Blame It,” his collaboration with T-Pain.