Jussie Smollett is an American actor and singer. He began his career as a child actor in 1991, acting in films such as The Mighty Ducks and Rob Reiner’s North.

Born on June 21, 1982 (age 39 years), in Santa Rosa, California, in the  United States of America, Jussie is said to have siblings by the name of  Jurnee Smollett, Jake Smollett, Jojo Smollett, Jacqui Smollett and  Jazz Smollett.

Jussie was born to his parents; Joel Smollett and Janet Smollett.

Awards and nominations

Year Awards Category Recipient Outcome
1993 Young Artist Award Outstanding Young Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture The Mighty Ducks Nominated
2015 BET Awards Best Actor Empire Nominated
Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Actor Drama Nominated
Choice TV: Breakout Star Nominated
Choice TV: Chemistry Nominated
Choice Music: Song from a Movie or TV Show “You’re So Beautiful” Nominated
2016 NAACP Image Awards

What is Jussie Smollett Doing Now: When will Jussie Smollett Start Prison Terms?

In January 2019, Smollett staged a fake hate crime against himself in Chicago, later making false police reports.

In December 2021, Smollett was convicted of five felony counts of disorderly conduct, and he was sentenced in March 2022 to 150 days in county jail.

He is said to begin his jail term immediately.


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