Janet Smollett Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 06 May, 2020
Facts of Janet Smollett
Date of Birth: 1952 , November-27
Age: 67 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Janet Smollett
Birth Name Janet Smollett
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New Orleans, the United States of America.
Ethnicity Afro-American
Net Worth $250 thousand
Married Widow
Married to Joel Smollett
Children Jussie Smollett, Jojo Smollett, Jake Smollett, Jocqui Smollett, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, and Jazz Smollett
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Janet Smollett is an American citizen who came into the spotlight after her celebrity children published a cookbook named The Family Table Cook Book that has incorporated her recipes. She is known for being the mother of Jussie Smollett, Jojo Smollett, Jake SmollettJocqui Smollett, Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Jazz Smollett.

Born in New Orleans

Janet Smollett was born on 27th November 1952, in New Orleans, the United States of America. She is currently 67 years old, as of 2020.  She is of American nationality and belongs to the American-African ethnicity.

She is the Mother Six Stars

As Janet came into the spotlight, being the mother of celebrity children. She is the mother of Hollywood stars Jocqui SmollettJazz SmollettJussie SmollettJurnee Smollett-BellJojo Smollett and Jake Smollett

Her son Jussie Smollett is an American actor and singer known for appearing as a child actor in movies like The Mighty Ducks and Rob Reiner’s North whereas Jurnee Smollett-Bell is also a well-known American actress known for appearing in On Our Own.

CAPTION: Janet Smollett SOURCE: Twitter

Her son Jake Smollett is an American actor and cooking personality whereas daughter Jazz Smollett is also involved in an acting career. Likewise, her other offsprings Jojo and Jocqui are also rising actors. 

Estimated Net Worth of $250 Million

Though the celebrity mother has not disclosed information regarding her professional career and work life, she has collected a decent figure of net worth and enjoys a lavish lifestyle. 

As of 2020, Janet Smollett has an estimated net worth of $250 thousand which she has earned from being involved in numerous works. Actually, incorporating the book The Family Table with her kids is the primary source of her income.

The book, which consists of her cuisine recipes with the blend of incredible culture, costs $20.14 in Amazon.

Married Life and Children With Husband Joel Smollet

Talking about Janet Smollett’s current relationship status, she is now a widow. She was previously married to Russian-Polish Jew, Joel Smollet. The couple was together until the last breathe of her husband.

Her partner died on 7th January 2015 at the age of 58 after a long battle with cancer. He was considered the King and Guardian of the Smollett family. 

Now, her children are the reason behind her happiness. The pair welcomed six children; Jussie, Jazz, Jurnee, Jojo, Jake, and Jocqui.

CAPTION: Joel Smollett and Janet Smollett with their six children SOURCE: Spock and Christine

The pair’s daughter Jurnee is married to Josiah Bell. 

Back in December 2018, Janet enjoyed a trip to London, the United Kingdom with her son Jussie. He even shared pictures on Instagram. In the caption, he mentioned that he had promised his mom to take a trip to London like sixteen years ago.


SOURCE: Jussie Smollett's Instagram

Prior, her son, Jussie was once the victim of a violent and unprovoked attack for which he was suspended from the final two episodes of Empire.

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