Facts of Jurnee Smollett Bell
|Full Name||Jurnee Smollett Bell|
|Birth City||New York|
|Date of Birth||October 1,1986|
Jurnee Smollett Bell is an award-winning American actress famous for her roles on TV like on 'On our Own,' NBC's 'Friday Night Lights,' HBO's 'True Blood.' She has got more limelight recently with her announcement as super-heroine Black Canary to make her first appearance in the movie 'Birds of Prey' inside the DC extended universe.
Jurnee Smollett-Bell :Wiki
Jurnee was born on October 1,1986 making her age 32 years as of 2019. She has got height of 167.5 cm and weight of 58 kg. She is multiracial and of mixed ethnicity. Due to her unusual ethnic mix, she describes herself as "blewish": black+Jewish (Jewish dad and African-American mom).
Jurnee Smollett-Bell : Childhood
Jurnee was born with the birth name of Jurnee Diana Smollett in New York city. Her father was Jewish whose family immigrated from Russia and Poland. She is the fourth child of the six siblings most of whom are in acting. She has a sister Jazz and four brothers : Jussie, JoJo, Jake, and Jocqui. She has light brown eyes and light brown hair.
Jurnee Smollett-Bell : Career
Smollet began her career working on ABC family sitcoms 'Full House' and 'Hangin' with Mr.Cooper' on the role of Denise Frazer. She also starred along with her siblings on the ABC family sitcom 'On Our Own'.
She entered the big screen in 1996 from the movie 'Jack'. She portrayed the character of 10-year-old Eve in the 1997 film Eve's Bayou for which she claimed multiple awards.She joined the cast of CBS sitcom Cosby the following year where she was awarded too.
She started her career from the historical film 'The Great Debaters' which also starred 'Denzel Washington'. She later played the lead role in the drama movie 'Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor ' which made a big name in box office collecting $53,125,354.
Perhaps,one of her most important role throughout her career came in 2015 when she portrayed the role of Rosalee in the WGN America period drama series Underground. She is set to make her entry in the DC universe in 2020 as Black canary. She has appeared in about a dozen movies and more number of series..
Jurnee Smollett-Bell : Personal Life and Relationships
Since she was 11, Jurnee has been raising voices and working for HIV/AIDS causes. Jurnee started dating singer Josiah Bell in 2009 who is now her husband as the couple eventually married in 2010 and they now have a son named Hunter Zion Bell who was born on October 31, 2016.
Jurnee Smollett-Bell : Net-worth and awards
Jurnee is expected to has an estimated net worth of $2 million according to Celebrity NetWorth which would not come as too surprising as most of her movies and series are a box office hit. Further, she has won Best supporting actress award for her work on Eve's Bayou in Critics' Choice Movie Awards and San Diego Film Critics Society.She also won 'Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture' Award on NAACP image awards for her work on 'The Great Debaters'.
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