Jamie Foxx is an award-winning actor, singer and comedian.
In 2020, Foxx lent his vocal talents to the Academy Award-winning animated film “Soul.” Also that year, he won Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture at the NAACP Image Awards and received a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role for his riveting performance in “Just Mercy.”
His book, “Act Like You Got Some Sense,” shares the story of being raised by his no-nonsense grandmother, life in Hollywood and the lessons he took from both worlds to raise his two daughters. The memoir is currently available everywhere books are sold.
Foxx is executive-producing and is set to star in two upcoming streaming projects: “They Cloned Tyrone,” opposite John Boyega; and “Day Shift,” opposite Dave Franco. He has an overall deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment to develop and produce feature films. He also just inked a new TV producing deal with MTV Entertainment Group/ViacomCBS, where he and his producing partner, Datari Turner, will develop and executive-produce original movies with a focus on filmmakers who are Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC).
Corinne Foxx is following in the footsteps of her award-winning father, Jamie Foxx. In addition to BEAT SHAZAM, the California native recently appeared in the second season of the streaming comedy “Dollface.”
In 2021, Foxx executive-produced the streaming comedy series “Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!,” inspired by her father-daughter relationship. Prior to that, she starred in the streaming drama “Safety,” directed by Reginald Hudlin, released in December 2020. She also starred in the Emmy Award-winning “Live In Front Of A Studio Audience: Good Times,” as well as “47 Meters Down: Uncaged.”
In August 2020, she and her best friend launched their own podcast, “Am I Doing This Right?” The evergreen podcast acts as a guidebook for young people on how to kickstart their adulthood, and has listeners in more than 51 countries.
Foxx is an advocate for causes and organizations that are close to her heart. In November 2018, she was honored by the Women Economic Forum with the Young Leaders Creating A Better World For All Award – which she has dedicated towards promoting mental health awareness.
In 2017, Foxx became an ambassador for NAMI, National Alliance on Mental Illness, to promote legislative and cultural changes towards mental health in the United States. In addition to working with NAMI, she also works alongside Girl Up!, a United Nations foundation that works to cultivate young girls as leaders and advocates, and she was recently announced as an ambassador for the Endometriosis Foundation of America.
In July of 2017, she launched her own lifestyle website and online marketplace, Foxxtales, featuring interviews with influential women, personal essays and a shop featuring and promoting female-founded businesses.
In 2016, Foxx was honored as Miss Golden Globe by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. She held the responsibility of presenting Golden Globe winners with awards and carrying on the legacy of the prestigious title.
At the age of 19, Foxx was signed by modeling agency, LA Models. Since then, she has gained representation in New York and London. She has been shot in campaigns for Dolce & Gabbana, Kenneth Cole, Wet N Wild cosmetics and Nasty Gal. She has walked the runway for Kanye West’s Yeezy collection, D&G and Sherri Hill. Foxx also had features in various magazines, including Vogue, NYLON, ASOS and W.
In 2016, Foxx graduated from the University of Southern California, with a B.A. in public relations. She also has studied acting at the American Academy for Dramatic Arts and Anthony Meindl Acting Workshop.