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How Old Is Jamie Foxx the Singer

How Old Is Jamie Foxx the Singer

How Old Is Jamie Foxx
 
  • Birth Name: Eric Morlon Bishop
  • Birth Place: Terrell, TX
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/13/1967, Sagittarius
  • Profession:  Actor; comedian; singer; composer; producer
Jamie Foxx Fast Facts:
  • Was a high-school quarterback in Texas.
  • Studied classical piano at the Juilliard School.
  • Began doing stand-up in 1989 after a girlfriend prodded him to perform at an L.A. comedy club.
  • For his Oscar-winning performance as Ray Charles, he lost 30 lbs., attended Braille classes and wore a prosthetic device over his eyes during filming.
  • In 2005, he became the first person to be nominated for three acting awards at the Golden Globes in the same year, for his performances in Ray , Collateral  and Redemption .
  • Was the fourth person to win an Oscar for acting and have a No. 1 record, after Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby and Barbra Streisand.
  • Jamie Foxx Relationships:
  • Corinne Bishop - Daughter
  • Deidra Dixon - Half Sister
  • Diondra - Half Sister
  • Esther Marie Talley - Grandmother
  • Louise Annette Talley Dixon - Mother
  • Mark Talley - Grandfather
  • Shaheed Abdullah - Father
  • Jamie Foxx Awards:
  • 2005 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 2005 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 2005 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2004 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 2004 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended United States International University, San Diego, CA; attended The Juilliard School, New York, NY