Paula Jai Parker Net Worth

Paula Jai Parker Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

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Paula Jai Parker Wiki Biography

Paula Jai Parker was born on the 9th August 1969 in Cleveland, Ohio USA. The world knows her as an actress, showing her skills and talents mostly in comedies like “Sprung” (1997), “30 Years to Life” (2001). She has also starred in drama films like “Why Do Fools Fall in Love” (1998) and “Hustle and Flow” (2005). Her career in the entertainment industry has been active since 1991.

Have you ever wondered how rich Paula Jai Parker is? According to sources it is estimated that Parker`s total net worth is $150,000, an amount acquired through her acting career, however, Paula is also known to be a comedian., and has also tried herself as a voice actress, which earned her the role as Trudy Proud in the animated TV series “The Proud Family” (2001-2005).

Paula Jai Parker Net Worth $150,000

Paula graduated from Howard University with a Bachelors degree in Arts, following which she moved to New York in pursuit of her career. Firstly she started as a comedian, performing in the comedy clubs of New York. She appeared notably in the Fox comedy program entitled “The Apollo Comedy Hour”, from 1992 to 1993. These were a good start to her net worth.

Her career on the big screen began in 1995 in the comedy film “Friday” directed by F. Gary Gray. In addition to her debut in that year, Paula also earned her first award, Cable ACE Award for her role in the anthology presentation of “Cosmic Shop” on HBO. The year of 1995 was quite successful for her, as she has also appeared in “The Wayans Brothers”, a sitcom aired on the Warner Bros Television. Her net worth and fame grew according to the number of these roles, as she appeared through the 1990s in several television series, including “The Weird Al Show” and “Snoops” produced by David E. Kelley.

Paula also made appearances in films, such as the horror anthology “Tales from the Hood” (1995) and “Get on the Bus” (1996), produced by Spike Lee, which tells a tale of the Million Man March. Her career extended further in the 2000s, and also her net worth, when she earned the role of Trudy Proud in the “Proud Family”, an animated comedy series aired on the Disney channel; she also gave voice to Trudy in the film “Proud Family” (2005).

Overall her career is rather successful, having appeared in more than 50 titles in the entertainment industry including the already mentioned “Hustle and Flow” and “High Crimes” (2002), “She Hate Me” (2004) – the LGBT comedy drama and many others. Recently, in 2014 she has become a star in reality TV program entitled “Hollywood Divas”, which also added to her net worth.

Regarding her personal life, she is married to actor Forrest Martin, whom she met in 2004 on the shooting of the film ”Hustle and Flow”; the couple has one child. Paula and Forrest are now collaborating on a TV series entitled “White Sisters”.

Full NamePaula Jai Parker
Net Worth$150,000
Date Of BirthAugust 19, 1969
Place Of BirthCleveland, Ohio, United States
Height5 ft 2 in (1.575 m)
ProfessionComedian, Actor, Voice Actor
EducationHoward University
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseForrest Martin (m. 2004)
ChildrenOnederful Vanglorious Jaxon N'Krumah Martin
NicknamesPaula Jai Parker-Martin
NominationsScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
MoviesHustle & Flow, Friday, She Hate Me, My Baby's Daddy, Phone Booth, Idlewild, Sprung, Tales from the Hood, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, High Crimes, 30 Years to Life, The Proud Family Movie, The Breaks, The Genius Club, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, Woo, Get o...
TV ShowsThe Proud Family, Snoops, The Weird Al Show, Townsend Television
1Gave birth to her 1st child, a son Onederful Vanglorious Jaxon N'Krumah Martin, with her husband Forrest Martin. [2009]


Taco Shop2017completedEve
Assistant MotivescompletedJoyce Miller
The White Sistaspost-productionJordan White
Family Time2012-2016TV SeriesLori
How to Get Away with Murder2016TV SeriesHair Stylist #2
She's Got a Plan2016Rhonda
Ray Donovan2016TV SeriesSylvie Starr
Echo Park Blues2016ShortCeCe McCoy
Recovery Road2016TV SeriesMargarita Jean-Baptiste
Last Call at Murray's2016Danice
Hand of God2015TV SeriesIda Congdon
The Summoning2015/IIAngela
True Blood2013-2014TV SeriesKaren
Act of Faith2014Shartruce
Patterns of Attraction2014Desiree Stewart
Front Seat Chronicles2014TV SeriesRachel
You Me & Her2014ShortKaren
Pastor Shirley2013Pastor Shirley
The Soul Man2013TV SeriesDrew
Life of a King2013Gina Sanders
When a Woman's Fed Up2013Laticious
The Exes2012TV SeriesAmelia
Let's Stay Together2012TV SeriesSherry Steele
King of the Underground2011Elizabeth Gayle
Funny or Die Presents...2011TV SeriesPaula (segment "The Burn Unit")
Fish Hooks2010TV SeriesYolanda
The Mentalist2010TV SeriesAstrid
Pastor Jones: The Complete First Season2010VideoRachel
Jessica Sinclaire Presents: Confessions of A Lonely Wife2010
Fear Itself2009TV SeriesPatty Orwell
My Name Is Earl2008TV SeriesSylvia
Cover2007Monica Wilson
Side Order of Life2007TV SeriesStargell Grant
The Genius Club2006Tatiana
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2006TV SeriesJulia Beltran
CSI: Miami2005TV SeriesDeana Walters / D-Nasty
The Proud Family2001-2005TV SeriesTrudy Proud
The Proud Family Movie2005TV MovieTrudy Parker-Proud (voice)
Lilo & Stitch: The Series2005TV SeriesTrudy Parker-Proud
Hustle & Flow2005Lexus
Ray2004/IRuth Brown (uncredited)
She Hate Me2004Evelyn
The Shield2004TV SeriesDesirae
My Baby's Daddy2004Rolonda
Love Chronicles2003Sara
Phone Booth2002Felicia
High Crimes2002Gracie
30 Years to Life2001Stephanie
Touched by an Angel2000TV SeriesBillie Holiday
Snoops1999-2000TV SeriesRoberta Young
The Breaks1999Ann
Why Do Fools Fall in Love1998Paula King
NYPD Blue1998TV SeriesCara Wilson
Always Outnumbered1998TV MovieMelodie
Cosby1997TV SeriesTanya
The Weird Al Show1997TV SeriesVal Brentwood - Gal Spy Val Brentwood-Gal Spy
The Parent 'Hood1997TV SeriesSabrina
Riot1997TV MovieLisa (segment "Homecoming Day")
Get on the Bus1996Jamilia
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood1996Drunk Party Girl
The Wayans Bros.1995-1996TV SeriesMonique / Mia
Tales from the Hood1995Sissy
Pointman1995TV SeriesUdia
Cosmic Slop1994TV MovieTang (segment "Tang")
Roc1994TV SeriesJill
Townsend Television1993TV Series
The Apollo Comedy Hour1992TV SeriesRegular Performer (1992-1993)


Sonshine ChurchShort attached post-production
Sonshine Church 2Short attached post-production
The White Sistaspost-production
Front Seat Chronicles2014TV Series 1 episode


Sonshine ChurchShort producer post-production
Sonshine Church 2Short producer post-production
The White Sistasexecutive producer post-production
She's Got a Plan2016associate producer


Ray Donovan2016TV Series performer - 3 episodes


Sonshine ChurchShort post-production
Sonshine Church 2Short post-production


Hollywood Divas2014TV SeriesHerself
4TH NAFCA: African Oscar2014TV MovieHerself - Presenter
The Real2014TV SeriesHerself
Kiss and Tell: The History of Black Romance in Movie2012Documentary
Mama & Me2011DocumentaryHerself
So You Want Michael Madsen?2008DocumentaryHerself
Baisden After Dark2007TV SeriesHerself
Angels Can't Help But Laugh2007DocumentaryHerself
HBO First Look2006TV Series documentaryHerself
12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2006TV SpecialHerself
Young Hollywood Awards2005TV SpecialHerself
My Coolest Years2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself - 'B-Boys & B-Girls'
Vibe Awards2003TV SpecialHerself
I Love the '80s Strikes Back2003TV Series documentaryHerself
34th NAACP Image Awards2003TV SpecialHerself
Express Yourself2001TV SeriesHerself
The 17th Annual CableACE Awards1995TV SpecialHerself
Soul Train1994TV Series documentaryHerself - Guest Host

Won Awards

2016Festival AwardLaughlin International Film FestivalBest Ensemble CastLast Call at Murray's (2016)
2005WFCC AwardWomen Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Comedic PerformanceHustle & Flow (2005)
1995CableACECableACE AwardsActress in a Dramatic SeriesCosmic Slop (1994)

Nominated Awards

2016Jury PrizeSmoky Mountain Film FestivalBest ActressLast Call at Murray's (2016)
2006ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureHustle & Flow (2005)
2004Vision AwardNAMIC Vision AwardsBest Comedic PerformanceThe Proud Family (2001)

Known for movies

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