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Overview (4)

Born in Santa Rosa, California, USA
Birth NameJustin Smollett
Nicknames J-boogie
Juicebox
Smitty
Jussie
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jussie Smollett was born on June 21, 1982 in Santa Rosa, California, USA as Justin Smollett. He is an actor, known for Empire (2015), The Mighty Ducks (1992) and Alien: Covenant (2017).

Trivia (4)

Brother of Jojo Smollett, Jazz Smollett, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Jake Smollett, and Jocqui Smollett. They all starred together as siblings on the TV series On Our Own (1994).
He is the son of Janet and Joel Smollett. His father was Ashkenazi Jewish (from a family from Poland and Russia) and his mother is African-American.
Friends with Naomi Campbell.
Brother-in-law of Josiah Bell. Uncle of Hunter Zion Bell.

Personal Quotes (1)

My family is from Elmhurst, Queens, 54th Avenue, but I was born in Northern California. It's really funny, you know, [my bio] says 'Brazil' making me feel really exotic and cultured, but actually, I was born in Santa Rosa, California. I'm from Sonoma County, and they're saying 'Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.'

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