Jurnee Smollett Net Worth, Age, Height & Full Bio

What is Jurnee Smollett’s Net Worth?

As of 2021, The net worth of Jurnee Smollett is estimated to be $2 Million.

Net Worth$2 Million
Last Updated2022

Jurnee Smollett Wiki/Bio

Jurnee Smollett Bio

Jurnee Diana is an American actress best known for her role as Jess Merriweather on the television series Friday Night Lights. Her film credits include Eve’s Bayou, The Great Debaters, and Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor.

Quick Bio
Real NameJurnee Diana Smollett
Known asJurnee Smollett
Age36 Years
BirthplaceNew York City
Date of Birth1 October 1986
Birth SignLibra
CountryUnited States

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height5 feet 5 inches
Weight69 Kg or 152 lbs
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eye ColorBrown

Early Life, Family & Education

On October 1, 1986, Jurnee Diana Smollett was born in New York City to Janet Harris and Joel Smollett.

Her father was Jewish, descended from Romania, Russia, and Poland, and her mother is African American. She is the fourth of six siblings, all of whom are actors: Jazz Smollett is her sister, while Jussie, JoJo, Jake, and Jocqui are her brothers.

Jurnee Smollett Net Worth & Professional Career

Jurnee Smollett Career
Jurnee Smollett Net Worth & Professional Career

Smollett began her acting career in 1992 when she appeared on Martin and Out All Night.

She then appeared on the ABC family comedy Full House and Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper in recurring appearances as Denise Frazer.

She co-starred alongside her siblings in the short-lived ABC sitcom On Our Own from 1994 to 1995. In 1996, she made her feature film debut in Francis Ford Coppola’s Jack.

Smollett starred in the 1999 ABC television film Selma, Lord, Selma. In 2000, she co-starred in the movie Beautiful Joe alongside Sharon Stone and Billy Connolly.

In 2001, she portrayed Angela Bassett’s daughter Ruby in the television film Ruby’s Bucket of Blood.

In 2005, she co-starred in the roller skating film Roll Bounce alongside Bow Wow and Brandon T. Jackson. She made her film debut in 2006 with the movie Gridiron Gang.

In 2007, Smollett starred in the historical film The Great Debaters as Samantha Booke (loosely based on Henrietta Bell Wells), Wiley College’s sole female debater.

Oprah Winfrey and Harvey Weinstein produced the picture, which starred Denzel Washington, who also directed it. Smollett won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for her performance.

She returned to television the following year, appearing in two episodes of ABC’s medical drama Grey’s Anatomy. She was a regular cast member on the DirecTV drama series Friday Night Lights from 2009 to 2011, portraying Jess Merriweather.

She also co-starred alongside Jim Belushi and Jerry O’Connell on the CBS legal drama The Defenders from 2010 to 2011.

Julianne Moore and Jurnee Smollett during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival

Smollett starred in Tyler Perry’s 2013 drama film Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor. The film received mixed reviews from critics but was a box financial smash, making $53,125,354 at the box office.

It is Tyler Perry’s highest-grossing movie in which she did not star and his highest-grossing drama. She was a regular on HBO’s True Blood from 2013 to 2014.

She later starred alongside Usher and Robert De Niro in the 2016 biographical sports film Hands of Stone as Juanita Leonard, Sugar Ray Leonard’s wife.

Smollett was cast as the lead character in Underground, a WGN America period drama series, in 2015. Rosalee, a bashful house slave laboring on a plantation in 1857, was played by Smollett.

She starred as Black Canary in the upcoming film Birds of Prey and as Letitia “Leti” Lewis in the forthcoming HBO series Lovecraft Country. In August 2021, Warner Bros. announced that Smollett would appear in a solo Black Canary film.

Jurnee Smollett Net Worth Growth

Net Worth in 2021$2 Million
Net Worth in 2020$1.8 Million
Net Worth in 2019$1.5 Million

Favorites Quotes From Jurnee Smollett

"My best advice would be that you have to be vulnerable with each other. Like, everyone says you have to be honest, you have to communicate; like, yes, of course, but you gotta be willing to be vulnerable." -Jurnee Smollett-Bell Click To Tweet"Everyone has a past, but I try not to let that affect the way I see them; I want to get to know who they are today." -Jurnee Smollett-Bell Click To Tweet

Social Media Information

If you are a fan of Jurnee Smollett, you can follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *