|Real Name/Full Name||Jacqueline Yvonne Harry|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Jackée Harry|
|Birth Place:||Winston-Salem, North Carolina|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||14 August 1956|
|Age/How Old:||66 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
|School:||High School of the Performing Art|
|College:||Long Island University|
|Husband/Spouse Name:||Jerry Jemmott (m. 1980; div. 1984)
Elgin Charles Williams(m. 1996; div. 2003)
|Profession:||Comedian, actress, singer, director, and television personality|
|Net Worth:||$8 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
It is all about the choices we make in life. Our choices should at the same time agree with what we are good at and the talents we have as a person. An actor knows no limits and is always ready to give their all to excel in their career. The good thing about it is that all an actor needs to do is read a script, memorize and give their best.
Things are however very different when it comes to comedians because it is not all about giving their best. A comedian needs to understand their audience and know exactly what they are expecting from them for them to be able to meet their expectations. Jackée is not only an actress but also a comedian, television personality, director and singer.
Well, how well do you know about Jackée Harry? If not much, here is what we know about Jackée Harry to date.
Biography and Early Life
It was on 14th of August in 1956 when Jackée Harry was born. This beautiful girl was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina in the United States of America to her Black American father and Afro-Trinidadian mother. Harry is one person who is very secretive when it comes to discussing matters about her early life and her background. For this reason, it is very small information about her family that is known to the public. We are still investigating to find out the names of her parents and their occupation as well as her siblings in case she has any.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Jackée Harry in 2023 and what is her height and weight? Well, Jackée Harry’s age is 66 years old as of today’s date 20th March 2023 having been born on 14 August 1956. Though, she is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 119 lbs in Pound and 54 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Brown and hair color is Black.
Although Jackée was born in Winston-Salem in North Carolina, United States, the family moved when she was still young and settled in Harlem, New York. This is where Jackée was raised and it’s still in the same neighborhood where she studied. She started her schooling at High School of the Performing Art which is located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
After her graduation from high school, she decided to join Long Island University from where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in education. Jackée later joined Brooklyn Technical High School where she worked as a History teacher for two years. Later, she felt that’s not what she was meant to do and she, therefore, quit teaching and went on the New York stage to start her acting career.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
Jackée is not secretive but at the same time, she doesn’t talk much when it comes to discussing issues concerning her personal life. There are however a few things known about her including the fat that she was married to Jerry Jemmott who is an arranger and a conductor. The details of their marriage are however not known to the public.
She later got married to Elgin Charles Williams and they both agreed to adopt a son whom they named Frank one year after their wedding. Their marriage however didn’t last long as they later parted ways in 2003. After her second divorce, she decided to remain single and she assumed to be single to date.
Is Jackée Harry Lesbian?
Jackée Harry is not a lesbian and her marriage to Elgin Charles and Jerry Jemmott is enough to prove this.
Jackée made her Broadway debut in the film industry in 1978 in a Broadway Musical. This marked the beginning of her successful career getting opportunities of appearing in different projects on and off-Broadway. She also appeared in different national touring productions. She returned back to theatre in 1994 by appearing on Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill as Billie Holiday.
Apart from the above-mentioned projects, she has also been featured in projects like; Another World, The Boys from Syracuse, The Clean Up Woman and A Christmas Carol among many others. In 1991, she joined The Royal Family and in 2000, she appeared in To Tell The Truth just to mention a few.
Being in her position means working hard to make her dreams come true. Luckily, her hard work has borne some fruits since she is named the first African-American to receive an Emmy Award in the category of the outstanding actress in a comedy series.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jackée Harry in 2023
Jackée Harry is a successful woman who has been named as one of the best Black American actresses in the world. Her expertise has not only won her awards and fame but also great net worth. As of 2023, she has a net worth of $8 million which she has won through her hard work in the film industry.
When we talk about believing in yourself and working hard to make your dreams come true, that is exactly what Jackée portrays. She has earned a lot within a very short time and many upcoming actresses emulate her.