Jasmine Guy Biography & Wiki 2017
Jasmine Guy was born on 10 March 1964 in Boston, Massachusetts USA, of African- American (father) and Portuguese-American (mother) descent. Jasmine is an actress, singer, dancer, television director and producer, best known thanks to the popular TV situation comedy called “A Different World”, in which she played Whitley Gilbert. Not only did she become famous after starring in this show, it also helped her in making her way to becoming a millionaire.
So just how rich is Jasmine Guy? According to recent estimations, the overall amount of her net worth reaches $2 million, with her wealth having been accumulated mainly from acting, bus also singing and producing.
Jasmine Guy Net Worth $2 Million
Jasmine, born in Massachusetts, but raised in Atlanta, Georgia, is a daughter of Jaye Rudolph and Reverend William Guy, an ordinary family that had nothing to do with the entertainment industry. Her farther was a pastor, while her mother was working as a teacher in a high school. Guy attended Northside Performing Arts High School (now known as North Atlanta High School) ‘til she moved to New York being seventeen years old. She continued her studies by attending
Alvin Ailey American Dance Center, and it was then that she found herself operating in the entertainment industry.
Jasmine started her acting career in the year 1982, when she was given a non-speaking role in the famous TV series “Fame”. Appearing as a dancer, she took part in ten episodes of the show. Her next stop was another TV series called “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air”, in which she appeared once playing Kayla, a girlfriend of
Guy has a long list of achievements in the industry, performing in many famous TV shows year by year. To mention some of them, she starred in “The
Cosby Show”, “The Vampire Diaries”, “Drop Dead Diva” and others. Not to forget her appearance in such films as “Harlem Nights”, “October Baby”, “Scary Movie” and many more. Such an impressive resume has played a major role in accumulating revenues to her net worth.
Another interesting fact to mention, in the year 1990 her self-titled debut album was released by the artist herself. Later on, in the year 2004 Guy tried herself as a writer by publishing a book entitled Evolution of a Revolutionary,
Afeni Shakur’s biography. Afeni is still Jasmine’s close friend. The book contributed a little to Jasmine’s net worth.
Being 51 years old, Jasmine Guy continues to surprise everyone with her talents. Nowadays, Guy lives in her hometown Atlanta, and is involved in working at Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theater Company, where she holds the position of an executive director. Not only does she do administrative work in the company, but she also continues to perform on stage. These activities are now contributing to her net worth.
Speaking about her personal life, Jasmine Guy married Terrence Duckett in 1998, but after living together for ten years and giving birth to a girl called Imani Duckett, the famous couple eventually divorced in 2008. Among the close friends of Guy we can find
Tupac Shakur, one of the world’s most famous rappers, as well as Kadeem Hardison and O.J. Simpson. People also search for Charnele Brown Debbie Allen Callum Blue Laura Harris Della Reese
Jasmine Guy Quick Facts
Birth date: , March 10 1962 Birth place: , Boston , Massachusetts United States Height: 5 ft 1 in (1.57 m) Profession: , Actor , Singer , Dancer , Television Director , Screenwriter , Voice Actor , Film Producer Film director Nationality: United States of America Spouse: Terrence Duckett (m. 1998–2008) Children: Imani Duckett Parents: , Jaye Rudolph William Guy Siblings: Monica Guy imdb.com/name/nm0004982 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jasmine_Guy
Jasmine Guy Interesting Facts
# Fact 1 Starring as Velma Kelly in 'Chicago' at the Shubert Theatre, New York, NY. [November 2000] 2 (10 December 1996 - 5 January 1997) Touring with Grease! 3 Currently starring in the musical Chicago in Las Vegas, Nevada [December 1999] 4 Jasmine Guy is not a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. This has been confirmed by Ms. Guy and the national HQ of the sorority. 5 Has an African American father and a Cape Verdean American mother. 6 Wrote a book called "Evolution of a Revolutionary," which is the biography of Afeni Shakur, mother of late actor/hip-hop MC Tupac Shakur. 7 Enjoyed chart and radio play in the 1990s for her R&B single "Try Me." 8 Became a member of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 1981, at the age of seventeen. 9 Was good friends with slain hip-hop MC Tupac Shakur and remains close friends with his mother, Afeni Shakur. 10 Teaches dance to underprivileged children. 11 Her sister, Monica Guy, was often her stand-in on the set of A Different World (1987). 12 Although born in Boston, Massachusetts, Guy was raised in Atlanta, Georgia. 13 Her father is the Reverend William Guy, pastor of the historic Friendship Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. Her mother is Jaye Rudolph of New Bedford, MA. 14 Daughter, Imani Duckett. born 28 March 1999. 15 Named daughter Imani after the name was used on A Different World (1987) as the daughter of the Taylors (played by Dawnn Lewis and Glynn Turman).
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Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie Award shared with 1995 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series A Different World (1987) 1994 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series A Different World (1987) 1993 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series A Different World (1987) 1992 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series A Different World (1987) 1991 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series A Different World (1987) 1990 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series A Different World (1987) Jasmine Guy Nominated Awards Nominated awards Nominated awards
Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie Award shared with 2005 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Dead Like Me (2003) 1997 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Television Movie or Mini-Series America's Dream (1996) 1996 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Melrose Place (1992)
Jasmine Guy Filmography Actress Actress
Title Year Status Character Sick People 2016 completed Beatrice The Yard 2016/I TV Series pre-production K.C. Undercover 2016-2017 TV Series Erica Martin / Erica King The Substitute Spy 2016 G11 Chasing Waterfalls 2016 TV Movie Salma Zoe Ever After 2016 TV Series Barbara Jean Johnson If Loving You Is Wrong 2014-2015 TV Series Mattaline Ir/Reconcilable 2014 Short Robye Big Stone Gap 2014 Leah Grimes My Other Mother 2014 TV Movie Evelyn The Vampire Diaries 2009-2014 TV Series Sheila 'Grams' Bennett Scary Movie 5 2013 Kendra's Mom What About Us? 2012 Short Arlene Gomez Kasha and the Zulu King 2012 TV Movie Ngazi Let's Stay Together 2012 TV Series Jasmine Guy October Baby 2011 Nurse Mary Blossoms for Clara 2011 Short Clara Dukes Change in the Wind 2010 Bessie Jordan (voice) Drop Dead Diva 2010 TV Series Judge Nona Daniels Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming 2010 Janice My Parents, My Sister & Me 2009 TV Series Keela Goldman Dead Like Me: Life After Death 2009 Video Roxy Harvey Tru Loved 2008 Cynthia The Heart Specialist 2006 That's So Raven 2006 TV Series Pistáche Dead Like Me 2003-2004 TV Series Roxy Harvey The Parkers 2002 TV Series Delilah Cyberchase 2002 TV Series Ava, Queen of Symmetria Dying on the Edge 2001 Micki Feast of All Saints 2001 TV Movie Juliet Mercier Diamond Men 2000 Tina The Law of Enclosures 2000 Linc's 1998-2000 TV Series Courtney Goode / Courtney Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child 1995-2000 TV Series Frog Princess Lylah / Jonae Lillie 1999 Sylvia Ladies Man 1999 TV Series Allegra Any Day Now 1999 TV Series Guinevere 1999 Linda Partners 1999 TV Series Amanda Madeline 1998 Malcolm & Eddie 1997 TV Series Paige Perfect Crime 1997 TV Movie Capt. Darnell Russell Cats Don't Dance 1997 Sawyer (voice) Touched by an Angel 1995-1997 TV Series Kathleen Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman 1996 TV Series Angela Winters The Outer Limits 1996 TV Series Captain Teri Washington America's Dream 1996 TV Movie Elna Du Vaul (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black") Living Single 1996 TV Series Dr. Jessica Bryce Going, Going, Almost Gone! Animals in Danger 1995 TV Movie voice Klash 1995 Blossom NYPD Blue 1995 TV Series LaVonna Runnels Melrose Place 1995 TV Series Caitlin Mills Boy Meets Girl 1993 TV Movie Lena A Different World 1987-1993 TV Series Whitley Gilbert Queen 1993 TV Mini-Series Easter Stompin' at the Savoy 1992 TV Movie Alice The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 1991 TV Series Kayla Samuels A Killer Among Us 1990 TV Movie Theresa Hopkins Harlem Nights 1989 Dominique La Rue Runaway 1989 TV Movie Charlene 'Charlie' Michael Jackson: Liberian Girl 1989 Video short Jasmine Guy (uncredited) School Daze 1988 Dina At Mother's Request 1987 TV Mini-Series Bank Teller The Equalizer 1986 TV Series Gloria Fame 1982 TV Series Fame Dancer Writer Writer
Title Year Status Character A Different World 1990-1992 TV Series writer - 3 episodes Soundtrack Soundtrack
Title Year Status Character Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child 2000 TV Series performer - 1 episode Gremlins 2: The New Batch 1990 performer: "Tuff Boy" School Daze 1988 performer: "Be Alone Tonight" Director Director
Title Year Status Character A Different World 1992 TV Series 1 episode Producer Producer
Title Year Status Character What About Us? 2012 Short executive producer Self Self
Title Year Status Character To Her Own Rhythm 2015 Documentary short post-production Herself Unsung Hollywood 2015-2016 TV Series documentary Herself Steve Harvey 2016 TV Series Herself Being 2016 TV Mini-Series Herself Oprah: Where Are They Now? 2014 TV Series Herself Kiss and Tell: The History of Black Romance in Movie 2012 Documentary 33rd Annual Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards 2011 TV Special Herself - Performer Way Black When: Primetime 2011 TV Series Herself Andrew Young Presents 2010 TV Series documentary Bessie Jordan The Mo'Nique Show 2009-2010 TV Series Herself The People Speak 2009 Documentary Herself Back from the Dead: Resurrecting 'Dead Like Me' 2009 Video documentary short Herself 11th Annual Ribbon of Hope Celebration 2008 TV Movie Herself America's Ballroom Challenge 2008 TV Series Herself 2007 Trumpet Awards 2007 TV Special Herself Angels Can't Help But Laugh 2007 Documentary Herself Rwanda Rising 2007 Documentary Ephigenie Mukanyandwi (voice) In the Cutz 2006 TV Series Guest I Was a Network Star 2006 TV Movie documentary TV Land Confidential 2005 TV Series documentary Herself Dead Like Me... Again 2005 Video documentary short Herself 2005 Trumpet Awards 2005 TV Special Herself Dennis Miller 2005 TV Series Herself Birth of a Nation: The Making of 'School Daze' 2005 Video documentary short Herself College Daze 2005 Video documentary short Herself The 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2004 TV Special Herself Tavis Smiley 2004 TV Series Herself The Wayne Brady Show 2004 TV Series Herself TV in Black: The First Fifty Years 2004 Video documentary Herself Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty 2003 TV Movie documentary Herself TV's Most Memorable Weddings 2003 TV Movie documentary Herself Intimate Portrait 2001-2003 TV Series documentary Herself Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives 2003 Documentary Reader Inside TV Land: Taboo TV 2002 TV Movie documentary Herself It's Black Entertainment 2002 TV Special documentary Herself Between the Lions 2001 TV Series Herself Broadway on Broadway 2000 TV Movie Herself - Performer "My Own Best Friend" (Chicago) Celebrity Profile 1998 TV Series documentary Herself Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II 1997 Video documentary Herself (segment "Liberian Girl") The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1997 TV Series Herself Soul Train's 25th Anniversary 1995 TV Movie documentary Herself Reggae Sumfest '95 1995 TV Series Herself - Host 26th NAACP Image Awards 1994 TV Special Herself A Century of Women 1994 TV Mini-Series documentary Family Member Soul Train Comedy Awards 1993 TV Special Herself - Presenter 25th NAACP Image Awards 1993 TV Special Herself - Presenter The 14th Annual CableACE Awards 1993 TV Special Herself Ebony/Jet Showcase 1988-1992 TV Series Herself Time Out: The Truth About HIV, AIDS, and You 1992 Video short Herself Japan Gold Disk Awards 1992 TV Special Herself The 13th Annual American Black Achievement Awards 1992 TV Special Herself Funny Women of Television 1991 TV Movie documentary Herself Soul Train 1990 TV Series documentary Herself El show de Paul Rodriguez 1990 TV Series Herself 22nd NAACP Image Awards 1990 TV Special Herself The 5th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards 1990 TV Special Herself The More You Know 1989 TV Series Herself The 1989 Annual MTV Video Music Awards 1989 TV Special Herself The 3rd Annual American Comedy Awards 1989 TV Special Herself The Arsenio Hall Show 1989 TV Series Herself The 3rd Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1989 TV Special Herself - Presenter The Pat Sajak Show 1989 TV Series Herself 21st NAACP Image Awards 1989 TV Special Herself - Presenter Lou Rawls Parade of Stars 1988 TV Series Herself The 14th Annual People's Choice Awards 1988 TV Special documentary Herself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Television Comedy The New Hollywood Squares 1988 TV Series Guest Appearance Uptown Comedy Express 1987 TV Special Herself (uncredited) Archive Footage Archive Footage