Justin Smollett Net Worth 2020, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement
Justin Smollett Net Worth – Justin “Jussie” Smollett is an American actor and singer from California.
He began his career as a child actor. Smollett attracted attention and received a highly positive critical reception for his portrayal of musician Jamal Lyon in the drama series ‘Empire’.
As of 2019, Jussie Smollett’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $1 Million dollars.
Justin Smollett Net Worth
Early Life, Family and Education
Jussie Langston Mikha Smollett was born on the 21st of June, 1983, in Santa Rosa, California. His father is Ashkenazi Jewish and his mother is Afro-American.
Smollett grew up with his brothers Jake, Jojo, and Jocqui, and his sister’s Jazz and Jurnee. His siblings also grew up to be artists and actors.
Career and Achievement
Jussie began his career by starring in the short film ‘Pitch This’. In 2012, he took on the lead role of Magnus, in the LGBT comedy-drama film ‘The Skinny’
Jussie’s best performance is undoubtedly his role as ‘Jamal Lyon’ in Fox’s musical TV series ‘Empire’.
The show is based on a hip-hop music company called ‘Empire Entertainment’, and the rifts between the families of the founders to control the company.
The show aired in 2015, in which he plays the talented son of the Lyon family, who is also a spectacular singer-songwriter but at the same time bears a distaste for politics in the music industry and is ridiculed as the “black sheep of the family” by his father.
In 2016, he guest starred as Josey in the WGN American drama series ‘Underground’ as a slave. Jussie’s younger sister, Jurnee Smollett-Bell plays the lead role as Rosalee on the show.
His first major performance was in the short-lived sitcom ‘On Our Own’. The show ran for one season incorporating 20 episodes before the show was canceled. Yet the star cast including Jussie’s performance as a child artist was critically appraised.
As of 2020, Jussie Smollett’s net worth is $1 Million dollars.