Jurnee Smollett Net Worth

Jurnee Smollett Net Worth 2022: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Jurnee Smollett net worth is
$2 Million

Jurnee Smollett Wiki Biography

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.

Full NameJurnee Smollett-Bell
Net Worth$2 Million
Date Of BirthOctober 1, 1986
Place Of BirthUnited States of America
Height5 ft 5 in (1.67 m)
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseJosiah Bell (m. 2010)
ChildrenHunter Zion Bell, Hunter Zion Bell
ParentsJoel Smollett, Janet Smollett
SiblingsJussie Smollett, Jake Smollett, Jocqui Smollett, Jazz Smollett, Jojo Smollett
NicknamesJurnee Diana Smollett , Jurnee Diana Smollett-Bell , Jurnee Smollett-Bell
Awardsa Critic’s Choice Awards for Best Young Performance, a San Diego Film Critics Society award, NAACP Image Awards in the category of Outstanding Actress,
NominationsTeen Choice Awards and Young Artist Awards,
MoviesHands of Stone, Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor, The Great Debaters, Gridiron Gang, Roll Bounce, Ruby's Bucket of Blood, Beautiful Joe, Selma, Lord, Selma, Eve's Bayou, Jack, Hands of Stone, Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor, The Great Debaters, Gridiron Gang, Roll Boun...
TV ShowsThe Defenders, Friday Night Lights, Wanda at Large, Cosby, On Our Own, Underground, The Defenders, Friday Night Lights, Wanda at Large, Cosby, On Our Own, Underground
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)
1Due to her unusual ethnic mix, she describes herself as "blewish": black+Jewish (Jewish dad and African-American mom).
2Gave 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.
3Has starred in two movies with Meagan Good; Eve's Bayou (1997) and Roll Bounce (2005).
4Her father was Ashkenazi Jewish (from a family from Poland and Russia) and her mother is African-American.
5Sister 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).


Audrey's Run2017announcedSonia
One Last Thing2017completedLucy
Underground2016-2017TV SeriesRosalee
Hands of Stone2016Juanita Leonard
True Blood2013-2014TV SeriesNicole Wright
Parenthood2013TV SeriesHeather Hall
Do No Harm2013TV SeriesAbby Young
Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor2013Judith
The Mob Doctor2012-2013TV SeriesTraci Coolidge
Captain Planet 42012ShortGaia
Bad Girls2012TV MovieGwen Delfino (as Jurnee Smollett)
The Defenders2010-2011TV SeriesLisa Tyler
Friday Night Lights2009-2011TV SeriesJess Merriweather
Grey's Anatomy2008TV SeriesBeth Monroe
The Great Debaters2007Samantha Booke (as Jurnee Smollett)
House M.D.2006TV SeriesTracy
Gridiron Gang2006Danyelle Rollins (as Jurnee Smollett)
Roll Bounce2005Tori (as Jurnee Smollett)
Wanda at Large2003TV SeriesHolly Hawkins
ER2002TV SeriesRomy
Strong Medicine2002TV Series
Ruby's Bucket of Blood2001TV MovieEmerald Delacroix (as Jurnee Smollett)
Beautiful Joe2000Vivien Mason (as Jurnee Smollett)
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child1999TV SeriesAli Baba
Cosby1998-1999TV SeriesJurnee
The Wonderful World of Disney1999TV SeriesSheyann Webb
Eve's Bayou1997Eve Batiste (as Jurnee Smollett)
NYPD Blue1996TV SeriesHanna
Jack1996Phoebe (as Jurnee Smollett)
On Our Own1994-1995TV SeriesJordee Jerrico
Full House1992-1994TV SeriesDenise Denise Frazer
Martin1992TV SeriesLittle Girl #1
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper1992TV SeriesDenise Frazer / Denise
Out All Night1992TV SeriesLaquita
Sunday in Paris1991TV ShortAlison Chase (as Jurnee Smollett)


Smollett Eats2016TV Series executive producer


Smollett Eats2016TV SeriesHerself
The Chew2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
The Talk2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest Co-Hostess / Herself - Guest
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2016TV SeriesHerself
Conan2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore2016TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition2016TV SeriesHerself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2016TV SeriesHerself
The 47th NAACP Image Awards2016TV MovieHerself - Presenter
Black Women Run Hollywood2014TV ShortHerself
Made in Hollywood2013TV SeriesHerself
Good Day L.A.2013TV SeriesHerself
The 2012 Billboard Music Awards2012TV SpecialHerself (as Jurnee Smollett)
41st NAACP Image Awards2010TV SpecialHerself (as Jurnee Smollett)
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List2008TV SeriesHerself
Road to Ingwavuma2008Documentary short as Jurnee Smollett
39th NAACP Image Awards2008TV SpecialHerself (as Jurnee Smollett)
Entertainment Tonight2007TV SeriesHerself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2007TV SeriesHerself
Starz Special: Gridiron Gang2006TV MovieHerself (as Jurnee Smollett)
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1998TV SeriesHerself

Won Awards

2008Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Motion PictureThe Great Debaters (2007)
2000Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Youth Actor/ActressCosby (1996)
1999Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Youth Actor/ActressCosby (1996)
1998Critics Choice AwardBroadcast Film Critics Association AwardsBest Child PerformanceEve's Bayou (1997)
1997SDFCS AwardSan Diego Film Critics Society AwardsBest Supporting ActressEve's Bayou (1997)

Nominated Awards

2010Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble of the YearFriday Night Lights (2006)
2010Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesFriday Night Lights (2006)
2008Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsDrama Guest ActressGrey's Anatomy (2005)
2008Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Breakout FemaleThe Great Debaters (2007)
2002Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsNetwork/Cable - Best Supporting ActressRuby's Bucket of Blood (2001)
2000Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsNetwork/Cable - Best Supporting ActressSelma, Lord, Selma (1999)
1998CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsMost Promising ActressEve's Bayou (1997)
1998Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Youth Actor/ActressEve's Bayou (1997)
1998Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young ActressEve's Bayou (1997)
1998YoungStar AwardYoungStar AwardsBest Performance by a Young Actress in a Drama FilmEve's Bayou (1997)
1995Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance by an Actress Under Ten in a TV SeriesOn Our Own (1994)

Known for movies

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