Kidada Jones Biography
|Date of Birth:||1974 , March-22|
|Age:||45 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 7 Inch|
|Birth Name||Kidada Ann Jones|
|Nick Name||Kidada Jones|
|Birth Place/City||Los Angeles|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
|Eye Color||Drack brown|
|Hair Color||Drack brown|
|Married to||Jeffrey Nash (m. 2003)|
|Divorce||Jeffrey Nash (Div.2006)|
|Siblings||Rashida Jones, Quincy Jones III, Jolie Jones Levine, Kenya Julia Miambi Sarah Jones, Martina Jones, Rachel Jones|
|Books||School of Awake|
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 And Education Of Kidada Jones
Kidada Jones was born as Kidada Ann Jones on March 22, 1974, in Los Angeles, California, U.S to a corporate lawyer Harold Lipton and artist Rita Benson. She belongs to African-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality. She has more than one-third European ancestry & two-thirds of her ancestry is African.
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Jones was born to arranger/ composer, Quincy Jones, and famous actress & a 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 passionate about acting and designing as well. She went to Fairfax High School and later, she joined Fashion Institute of Designer and Merchandising in Los Angeles.
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 the 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 Wood, Jordana Brewster, Shawn Hatosy, Clea DuVall, Josh Hartnett, and many others.
Jones published School of Awake, a 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 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 than 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' Personal Life 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 America 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.
Jones is also quite active on social media like Facebook and Instagram with thousands of followers.
Kidada Jones' Body Measurement
- Kidada Jones' Height: she stands at the height of 5 feet 7 inches or 170 cm.
- Hair Color: Brown
- Eye Color: Brown
- Ethnicity: Mixed (African-American, English, Scottish, Welsh, Jewish)