Jamie Foxx Net Worth: Eric Morlon Bishop, who is popularly known as Jamies Foxx is an American actor, singer, and comedian. He has appeared in hit films like Ray as well The Amazing Spider-Man 2 portraying the antagonist Electro. As of 2016, Foxx has an estimated net worth of $85 million.
Foxx was born on December 13, 1967, in Terrell, Texas. He was adopted and went to Terrell High School where he was interested in football. His first career choice was to become a quarterback and was also involved with the band Leather and Lace in his high school days. He then continued his studies at the United States International University. Foxx was good at telling jokes from a young age and made his first notable appearance as a cast in ‘In Living Color’ in 1991. The next year, he made his debut with the comedy film Toys.
After some years where he was grinding to establish himself in the industry, he went on to have his own sitcom called The Jamie Foxx Show in 1996 which was a big hit. Eventually, the show finished in 2001 but it was a big hit. During this time, Foxx also appeared in Any Given Sunday in 1999. He was also a singer and some of his early performances include his contribution to the song Slow Jamz.
In 2004, Foxx reached one of the big moments in his career when he won the Academy Award for Best Actor as well as winning the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. He followed this success by releasing his second album Unpredictable in 2005 which debuted the charts at number 2. All of a sudden, Fox started to received many offers and got involved with big budget films like Jarhead and Miami Vice which were financially very successful.
Jamie Foxx Net Worth in years
|Jamie Foxx Net Worth in 2012||$43 million|
|Jamie Foxx Net Worth in 2013||$58 million|
|Jamie Foxx Net Worth in 2014||$70 million|
|Jamie Foxx Net Worth in 2015||$82 million|
|Jamie Foxx Net Worth in 2016||$90 million|
Foxx, who received a Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions in 2007, released his third album called Intuition the following year. He also started the radio channel The Foxxhole which is a platform for talks about the industry. His fourth album called Best Night of My Lide was released in 2010. He also did a voice-over for the character Nico in the hit animated film Rio and went on to play in the film Django Unchained.
In recent years, Foxx has portrayed older roles. He played the lead role in the hit film White House Down and in 2014 was cast as the villain the film The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Foxx’s performance was critically acclaimed in these roles. He has also been the host of Saturday Night Live and released his fifth studio album called Hollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses which unsurprisingly debuted atop the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts. Foxx has also had involvements in philanthropical activities and was involved with the organization Do Something to promote food drives. The coming year is going to be big for him as he is set to play Martin Luther King Jr. in his biopic.