Kidada Jones

Inside Biography

Kidada Jones is a model, actress, and fashion designer, known for her work as a designer & has a line called Kidadad for Disney Couture. She is a designer for the Walt Disney Company. She is the daughter of a famous composer, Quincy Jones, and American actress, Peggy Lipton. Jones began working as a celebrity stylist for her father’s publication Vibe magazine. She rose to fame when she styled Michael Jackson for the cover of Vibe in 1995. She later worked for Snoop Dogg’s clothing line for three years. Jones also appeared in various fashion magazines including Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, and Vogue. In 2014, she appeared in a music video of Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s song On the Run.

Early Life, Siblings, Parents, And Education Of Kidada Jones

Kidada Jones was born as Kidada Ann Jones on March 22, 1974, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. She belongs to the African-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality. She has more than one-third of European ancestry & two-thirds of her ancestry is African.

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Jones was born to arranger/ composer, Quincy Jones, and a famous actress & former model, Peggy Lipton who got divorced in 1990. She raised her younger sister, Rashida Jones who is an actress as well as a screenwriter in Bel-Air.

Jones also has four half-sisters, Jolie Jones Levine, Martina Jones, Kenya Julia Miambi Sarah Jones, Rachel Jones, and one half-brother, Quincy Jones.

From childhood, Jones was pa s sionate about acting and designing as well. She went to Fairfax High School and later, she joined the Fashion Institute of Designer and Merchandising in Los Angeles and graduated from there. 

Kidada Jones' Professional Career

Jones Kidada began her career as a fashion designer with her father’s publication, Vibe magazine. During the period, she designed different stylish dresses for celebrities and gained attention after she styled Michael Jackson in 1995 for the cover of Vibe.

Kidada‘s fashion work includes designing clothing lines for Snoop Dogg for three years. She then appeared as a model in fashion magazines such as Vogue, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, and many others. From 2005, she started working for Walt Disney Company, where she designed for Kidada’s Disney Couture.

Apart from fashion, Kidada Jones also played in movies and made her debut with The Faculty, directed by Robert Rodriguez, in 1998. The movie starred Elijah WoodJordana BrewsterShawn HatosyClea DuVallJosh Hartnett, and many others.

Jones published School of Awakea book meant to empower young girls in the year 2017. She made an appearance on Oprah Winfrey's OWN Super Soul Sundays

Kidada Jones' Net Worth And Salary 

As per celebrity net worth, Jones Kidada's estimated net worth of $3 million, as of 2018. Jones's net worth is lesser than her youngest sister's net worth, who has a net worth of $5 million. She has earned a huge amount of money from her acting career as an actress and fashion designer as well. 

Jones worked as Tommy Hilfiger's muse for almost ten years and has since gone on to design clothing for Snoop Dogg, and to model for editorials in such publications as Elle, Vogue, and Harper's Bazaar. 

Jones has been working with The Walt Disney Company since 2005, designing for Kidada for Disney Couture. W magazine described this as "a line of clothing and jewelry for adults sold at boutiques" and said that Jones acts "as a conduit to hip tastemakers the brand might otherwise miss."

According to a source, Walt Disney’s designer’s average salary is $70K per annum. But, her salary is definitely above this though she is working there for a long time. 

Kidada is also an author of School of Awake: A Girl's Guide to the Universe which is available on Amazon for $12.88 for the paperback edition and $9.48 for the or kindle edition. 

Kidada Jones' Husband, Affair, Boyfriend, And Relationship 

Currently, Kidada Jones is single. She married the actor, Jeffrey Nash in February 2003. However, after living for nearly three years, she and her ex-husband divorced in 2006. 

Previously, Jones was linked with a famous American rapper as well as actor, LL Cool J, for two years until 1994. After that, Jones had an affair with Tupac Shakur, a former American rapper/ actor. The pair first met at a club and eventually began dating in 1995.

In the year 1996, the pair got engaged. Unfortunately, on September 7, 1996, Shakur was murdered. That day, Kidada and Shakur were in Los Vegas. He left Kidada in the hotel and went for the Bruce Seldon vs Mike Tyson boxing match at the MGM Grand.

While Shakur was returning to the hotel around 11 p.m., He was a victim of a drive-by shooting. He died at the hospital at the age of 25.  

His death was highly controversial and many claimed that it was a hate crime against African-Americans. Before this incident on November 30, 1994, he was shot 5 times and robbed in the lobby of a recording studio, and later he was shot at the intersection of a road which would cause his eventual death. 

After, recovering from the loss of her fiance's. Kidada again had an affair with Leonardo DiCaprio in 1999. However, their affair did not long last, and the same year the duo broke up. She is currently dating Ezra Koenig. The couple a few months ago also became the parents of their newly born daughter, Us Weekly can exclusively confirm. 

It is hard to pin down that two are when met and started dating as they have kept the details of their personal relationship pretty much entirely under wraps. But the couple is enjoying their parenthood together. 

The actress is also a close friend of Usher Raymond as well as with the singer Aliyah

Jones is also quite active on social media like Facebook and Instagram with thousands of followers. 

Kidada Jones' Age, Height, And Other Facts 

  • Kidada Jones' Height: she stands at the height of 5 feet 7 inches or 170 cm.
  • As of 2019, Jones is aged 45 years. 
  • Hair Color: Brown 
  • Eye Color: Brown 
  • Ethnicity: Mixed (African-American, English, Scottish, Welsh, Jewish)


by Bchrome, 29 Sep, 2017

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