Smollett is an American actor and a singer who is most well-known for creating an alleged hate crime that he committed against himself. Jussie Smollett net worth is estimated at $1 million. Jussie Smollett’s net worth is estimated at one million dollars as of 2022.
Jussie Smollett was born on June 1982. He was born in Santa Rosa, California to parents Joel and Janet (nee Harris). He was without his father for the majority of his home throughout his early years.
In addition, Smollett has five siblings all in all. The names of his three brothers include Jake, Jocqui, and Jojo. In addition, his sisters have names like Jurnee as well as Jazz. In reality, some of them also act.
Smollett is an African-American of Jewish descent. Indeed, the father of Smollett declared that he’d “kill you if you call Smollett white”.
Furthermore, the family moved to the Elmhurst neighborhood in The New York City borough of Queens at the age of two when Jussie was just two. After that, they relocated to the west when he turned seven years old, but the second time, moving to Los Angeles.
In a strange twist, Smollett ended up moving back to New York to complete his graduation of Paramus Catholic High School in New Jersey. When he was 19 years old, Jussie revealed to his parents that he was gay.
Jussie Smollett Career
Smollett had roles as an actor in films based on New York such as Mo Better Blues (1990) and New Jack City (1991). He then went on to play on the screen in The Mighty Ducks(1992) and North(1994).
His biggest break came in 2014 , when the actor was cast as Jamal Lyon, a gay musician who is struggling to win the trust by his father Lucious and his father Lucious, who are opposite Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard on the Fox drama show Empire.
The following year after that, he signed an agreement to record to record with Columbia Records. Since then, he’s released an extended play (EP) as well as an album called the Sum of My Music, which included Swizz Beatz , who sang on “Catch Your Eye”.
Based on Business Insider, Smollett earned an average of $65,000 per show as a member of Empire. He was featured in 64 episodes in more than four seasons.
Jussie Smollett Wife
Despite the term “Jussie Smollett’s wife” is one of the top searches for the actor but it doesn’t make any sense considering that he’s homosexual and is not married.
In fact, Smollett publicly came out as gay during a telecast interview on Ellen DeGeneres in March 2015. Before the interview there was speculation that he was in a relationship with another actor Raven Symone.
People who were connected with Smollett in the past as potential boyfriends were Abimbola Osundairo as well as Tawan Davis.
Jussie Smollett Hate Crime Hoax
In the year 2019, Smollett told police that he was slain outside of his apartment by two men wearing ski masks. The actor later claimed that the suspects “poured an unidentified liquid” on him , and tied a noose to his neck.
Then, Smollett was later charged by a grand juror with an felony class 4 for making a false police report following the staged attack.
In the final verdict the judge sentenced him to 150 days in jail , along thirty months probation for felonies.
Jussie Smollett Net Worth
A Jussie Smollett’s net worth of $1 million was attained mainly by his acting career but also from his limited music collection. But legal costs and a slowing of his career have led to the net worth of his to stagnate and then decrease over the last few years.