Joel Smollett Biography: Is he married? Find out his biography, married, dating, family life, body measurement, career, net worth

Late Joel Smollett was the king and the guardian of the Smollett family who was of Jewish descent and migrated from Russia and Poland to America. The handsome hunk was a cable splicer who managed his family with ease and lots of love. Let’s explore more about hi in the below articles.

Biography of Joel Smollett

The handsome American actor Joel Smollett celebrates his birthday every year on October 8. In 1956, he had opened his eyes. Belonging to the  Jewish ethnicity while he holds a Dual Nationality of American and Jewish Nationality. He had grown up with his parents and sibling at his hometown and birthplace. While there are nod details on his family background incusing his parent’s name and their profession.

It seems that he loves to keep his private life far from social media and fan-followers. Further, he does not reveal his birthplace as well.  While it is known that his parents were migrants from Russia and Poland.  Moreover, there are no details on his educational background including his academic qualification and his University name.

Joel Smollett Death

Smollett family lose their king and the pillar of their family on January 7, 2015. When Joel was 58 years old he left his family. The proud father of six children Joe was battling aginst cancer when led him to death.  After the demise of the father his daughter, Jurnee posted a heartful post on Instagram on Fathers’ Day.

Love You Dad. Keep flying high up there. Till we meet again.. Love your little girl. (Credit: Instagram)

Married or Dating? Find out his relationship

The handsome hunk was married to his beautiful wife, Janet Smollett who was African.  Further, the duo has six children Jojo, Jake, Jussie, and Jocqui are his son and Jurnee Smollett-bell, Jazz Smollett, whom the couple loved more than anything. Interestingly all of their children are popular and well known in the entertainment industry.

Jojo is the first son of Joel and Janet. He had opened his eyes on August 28, 1977, in California. He has three brothers and 2 sisters. He is an American actor and Producer. The handsome hunk is famous for his movies like City of Hope (1991), The Practice (1991), and Roseanne (1988) further he had also worked in the show  ‘On Our Own’ with his siblings.

The beautiful Jazz is the daughter of Joel and Janet. She was born on  April 1, 1980, is an actress from Northern California. She is an actor and a producer. In 1994, she made her debut in the entertainment world with a role in the family sitcom, ‘On Our Own’. Being the eldest sister in her well- known family further she had tied her knot with producer Troy Wardwell since 2012. Further, the duo shares a baby daughter whose all details are kept secret.

Jussie is an American actor, photographer, and a singer by profession and he was born on June 21, 1982. He is famous for his work on movies like Empire (2015), The Mighty Ducks (1992) and Allen Covenant (2017). The handsome hunk has been nominated 11 times and has been awarded 12 times in his career.

Joel Smollett (Sr) wife and children. (

Jurnee is the second daughter and fourth child of Joel and Janet. She began her career with the comedy show “On Our Own” along with her siblings.  Further, she had also worked for the campaigns that help prevent HIV AIDS from the age of 11 years, inspired by a girl named Hydeia Broadbent, a survivor of full flown AIDS back in 1989.

Jake is an American actor who is famous for his acting talent in movies like Eve’s Bayou (1997), The Middleman (2008) and On Our Own (1994). Further, he is also famous in the social media where he has 78.3k followers on Instagram, more than 9k followers on Twitter and more than 5k followers on Facebook.

He is the youngest sibling of the Smollett family who is known for playing the role of ‘Jarreau Jerrico in On Our Own.  He had opened his eyes on August 2, 1993. Further, the handsome hunk is also a technologist, founder of Hosted Incorporation.

Family life of Joel Smollett

Joel Smollett was the son of Molly Hirschenson and Peter Smollett. His father worked for the film industry as a film editor and later was known as the union organizer. While his grandparents hailed from Eastern Europe.

Body Measurement

Joel Smollet Sr. has not disclosed his body measurement. However, he seems to be tall and lanky while he was alive. Before attaining seniorhood he seems to have curly hair and white skin.

Career & Net worth

Joel Smollett worked as a cable splicer. He was not a media personality or actress to gain fame. But his children are known faces of Hollywood which bought his name on fame.

How much is his Net Worth?

Joel Smollett is said to have left a net worth of $2 million to his children. While his daughter Jurnee Smollett earns a whopping net worth of $2 million every year. Joel Smollett Sr is no longer with us, however, despite his death, he has received recognition through his children which once surely made him proud.

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