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Jurnee Smollett net worth:
$2 Million


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Jurnee Smollett Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Jurnee Diana Smollett is a New York-born American actress best known for her portrayal of Merriweather in the series “Friday Night Lights”. Born on 1 October 1986, Jurnee was raised in a Jewish family and boasts African-American, Polish and Russian ancestry. A well-known actress on American television, Jurnee has been actively entertaining us since 1991.

One of the most popular actresses on television, one may wonder how rich is Jurnee at the present? As of early 2016, Jurnee counts her net worth at the amount of $2 million. Obviously, she has amassed most of her wealth from being involved in the film industry for more than two decades. Starting out as a child actress, Jurnee’s successful journey on television as an actress has been the most significant in making her a multi-millionaire as of now.


Jurnee Smollett Net Worth $2 Million

Raised in New York, Jurnee started acting at the very young age of five. She and her siblings appeared in the series “On Our Own” between 1994 and 1995. Since then, she has appeared in several successful television series, including “House”, “Full House”, “Cosby”, “ER”, “Wanda At Large” and more. More recently, Jurnee is popular for performing in television series like “Friday Night Lights”, “The Defenders”, “True Blood” and “Parenthood” among others. Needless to say, all of these projects have been significant in adding to Jurnee’s net worth over the years.

Alongside television, Jurnee has also managed to become prominent in Hollywood. Until today, she has been a part of eight movies including “Beautiful Joe”, “Roll Bounce”, “The Great Debaters”, “Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor” and several others. Jurnee has also been a part of successful movies like “Jack” and “Hands of Stone” and starred as Eve Batiste in the movie “Eve’s Bayou”. All of these movies have not only helped Jurnee become a multi-millionaire actress, but have also helped her become more prominent and successful in the industry.

During her career, Jurnee has been rewarded with several prestigious awards including a Critic’s Choice Awards for Best Young Performance for her role in the movie “Eve’s Bayou”, and a San Diego Film Critics Society award for Best Supporting Actress for the same role. In 2008, she also won NAACP Image Awards in the category of Outstanding Actress in a Motion picture for her performance in “The Great Debaters”. In addition to these, she has also been nominated several times for prestigious awards including Teen Choice Awards and Young Artist Awards. More recently, Jurnee is active on television as a main cast of the series “Underground”.

As for her personal life, Jurnee Smollett has been married to musician Joshua Bell since 2010. She is active in HIV/AIDS causes and research, and is on the Board of Directors for Children’s Defense Fund. As of now, she enjoys her career as a successful actress on television as well as in Hollywood while also being an activist. Moreover, the actress’s present net worth of $2 million caters to her daily life in every way possible.

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Audrey's Run 2017 announced Sonia
One Last Thing 2017 completed Lucy
Underground 2016-2017 TV Series Rosalee
Hands of Stone 2016 Juanita Leonard
True Blood 2013-2014 TV Series Nicole Wright
Parenthood 2013 TV Series Heather Hall
Do No Harm 2013 TV Series Abby Young
Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor 2013 Judith
The Mob Doctor 2012-2013 TV Series Traci Coolidge
Captain Planet 4 2012 Short Gaia
Bad Girls 2012 TV Movie Gwen Delfino (as Jurnee Smollett)
The Defenders 2010-2011 TV Series Lisa Tyler
Friday Night Lights 2009-2011 TV Series Jess Merriweather
Grey's Anatomy 2008 TV Series Beth Monroe
The Great Debaters 2007 Samantha Booke (as Jurnee Smollett)
House M.D. 2006 TV Series Tracy
Gridiron Gang 2006 Danyelle Rollins (as Jurnee Smollett)
Roll Bounce 2005 Tori (as Jurnee Smollett)
Wanda at Large 2003 TV Series Holly Hawkins
ER 2002 TV Series Romy
Strong Medicine 2002 TV Series
Ruby's Bucket of Blood 2001 TV Movie Emerald Delacroix (as Jurnee Smollett)
Beautiful Joe 2000 Vivien Mason (as Jurnee Smollett)
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child 1999 TV Series Ali Baba
Cosby 1998-1999 TV Series Jurnee
The Wonderful World of Disney 1999 TV Series Sheyann Webb
Eve's Bayou 1997 Eve Batiste (as Jurnee Smollett)
NYPD Blue 1996 TV Series Hanna
Jack 1996 Phoebe (as Jurnee Smollett)
On Our Own 1994-1995 TV Series Jordee Jerrico
Full House 1992-1994 TV Series Denise Denise Frazer
Martin 1992 TV Series Little Girl #1
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper 1992 TV Series Denise Frazer / Denise
Out All Night 1992 TV Series Laquita
Sunday in Paris 1991 TV Short Alison Chase (as Jurnee Smollett)



Smollett Eats 2016 TV Series executive producer



Smollett Eats 2016 TV Series Herself
The Chew 2016 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest
The Talk 2016 TV Series Herself - Guest Co-Hostess / Herself - Guest
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2016 TV Series Herself
Conan 2016 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore 2016 TV Series Herself - Panelist
Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition 2016 TV Series Herself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2016 TV Series Herself
The 47th NAACP Image Awards 2016 TV Movie Herself - Presenter
Black Women Run Hollywood 2014 TV Short Herself
Made in Hollywood 2013 TV Series Herself
Good Day L.A. 2013 TV Series Herself
The 2012 Billboard Music Awards 2012 TV Special Herself (as Jurnee Smollett)
41st NAACP Image Awards 2010 TV Special Herself (as Jurnee Smollett)
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List 2008 TV Series Herself
Road to Ingwavuma 2008 Documentary short as Jurnee Smollett
39th NAACP Image Awards 2008 TV Special Herself (as Jurnee Smollett)
Entertainment Tonight 2007 TV Series Herself
The Oprah Winfrey Show 2007 TV Series Herself
Starz Special: Gridiron Gang 2006 TV Movie Herself (as Jurnee Smollett)
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1998 TV Series Herself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture The Great Debaters (2007)
2000 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Youth Actor/Actress Cosby (1996)
1999 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Youth Actor/Actress Cosby (1996)
1998 Critics Choice Award Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Best Child Performance Eve's Bayou (1997)
1997 SDFCS Award San Diego Film Critics Society Awards Best Supporting Actress Eve's Bayou (1997)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010 Gold Derby TV Award Gold Derby Awards Ensemble of the Year Friday Night Lights (2006) · Connie Britton
· Dora Madison
· Kyle Chandler
· Zach Gilford
· Michael B. Jordan
· Taylor Kitsch
· Matt Lauria
· Brad Leland
· Jesse Plemons
· Jeremy Sumpter
· Aimee Teegarden
2010 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Friday Night Lights (2006)
2008 Gold Derby TV Award Gold Derby Awards Drama Guest Actress Grey's Anatomy (2005)
2008 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Breakout Female The Great Debaters (2007)
2002 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Network/Cable - Best Supporting Actress Ruby's Bucket of Blood (2001)
2000 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Network/Cable - Best Supporting Actress Selma, Lord, Selma (1999)
1998 CFCA Award Chicago Film Critics Association Awards Most Promising Actress Eve's Bayou (1997)
1998 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Youth Actor/Actress Eve's Bayou (1997)
1998 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actress Eve's Bayou (1997)
1998 YoungStar Award YoungStar Awards Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Drama Film Eve's Bayou (1997)
1995 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Performance by an Actress Under Ten in a TV Series On Our Own (1994)

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1 Due to her unusual ethnic mix, she describes herself as "blewish": black+Jewish (Jewish dad and African-American mom).
2 Gave birth to her 1st child at age 30, a son named Hunter Zion Bell in November 2016. Child's father is her husband, Josiah Bell.
3 Has starred in two movies with Meagan Good; Eve's Bayou (1997) and Roll Bounce (2005).
4 Her father was Ashkenazi Jewish (from a family from Poland and Russia) and her mother is African-American.
5 Sister of Jojo Smollett, Jazz Smollett, Jussie Smollett, Jake Smollett, and Jocqui Smollett. They all starred together as siblings on the TV series On Our Own (1994).

1 "There is crying and pain going on. There's a whole population screaming out and no one is listening. It's neglect". (a&u magazine)

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