Welcome to part two of our list of 15 things you probably didn’t know about Jamie Foxx. You can view part one here. Whether it’s music, comedy or acting Jamie Foxx has proven over and over he is a jack of all trades in the entertainment arena. Here are seven more interesting facts.
Number Seven: His Grade School Teacher Loved His Comedy
He was considered a comedian at an early age. His grade school teacher would use him as a comedic reward for the class from time to time.
Number Six: He Played In A Band Called Leather and Lace
He received his first record deal in 1994. Although his musical career didn’t hit the mainstream until he collaborated with Kanye West on his 2004 single “Gold Digger.” Since then he has partnered with numerous musicians like Ludacris, Chris Brown, T.I and Timbaland.
Number Five: Jamie Foxx Is A Real Life Hero
This past January, Jamie rescued a man from a burning car that had crashed by his home in California. Unfortunately for the driver, he was charged with driving under the influence.
Number Four: He Has Never Been Married
He has two daughters 21-year-old Corinne Bishop and 7-year-old Annalise Bishop. Both daughters are from two separate relationships.
Number Three: He Does Not Like To Date Celebrities
Although he is currently rumoured to be dating Katie Holmes. It is known that he does not like to date celebrities. He feels there desire for the spotlight is unattractive and distracting.
Number Two: He Was Raised In A Racially Segregated Town
It’s no secret that Jamie credits his grandmother as a huge positive influence. He also states that due to her strong religious beliefs, he was able to overcome harsh times like growing up in a racially segregated town. We hope you enjoyed our list.
Number One: He Thinks Jennifer Lopez Is Beautiful
Both Jennifer Lopez and Jamie had started their TV careers on the sketch show In Living Color. He was an actor and she was a dancer. He recalls telling Jennifer “I have a girlfriend, but you are one of the most beautiful people I have ever seen”.