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Jasmine Guy net worth:
$2 Million

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Jasmine Guy Net Worth, Wiki & Biography in 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 Will Smith.

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.

Jasmine Guy information

Jasmine Guy information

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

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Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sick People2016completedBeatrice
The Yard2016/ITV Series pre-production
K.C. Undercover2016-2017TV SeriesErica Martin / Erica King
The Substitute Spy2016G11
Chasing Waterfalls2016TV MovieSalma
Zoe Ever After2016TV SeriesBarbara Jean Johnson
If Loving You Is Wrong2014-2015TV SeriesMattaline
Ir/Reconcilable2014ShortRobye
Big Stone Gap2014Leah Grimes
My Other Mother2014TV MovieEvelyn
The Vampire Diaries2009-2014TV SeriesSheila 'Grams' Bennett
Scary Movie 52013Kendra's Mom
What About Us?2012ShortArlene Gomez
Kasha and the Zulu King2012TV MovieNgazi
Let's Stay Together2012TV SeriesJasmine Guy
October Baby2011Nurse Mary
Blossoms for Clara2011ShortClara Dukes
Change in the Wind2010Bessie Jordan (voice)
Drop Dead Diva2010TV SeriesJudge Nona Daniels
Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming2010Janice
My Parents, My Sister & Me2009TV SeriesKeela Goldman
Dead Like Me: Life After Death2009VideoRoxy Harvey
Tru Loved2008Cynthia
The Heart Specialist2006
That's So Raven2006TV SeriesPistáche
Dead Like Me2003-2004TV SeriesRoxy Harvey
The Parkers2002TV SeriesDelilah
Cyberchase2002TV SeriesAva, Queen of Symmetria
Dying on the Edge2001Micki
Feast of All Saints2001TV MovieJuliet Mercier
Diamond Men2000Tina
The Law of Enclosures2000
Linc's1998-2000TV SeriesCourtney Goode / Courtney
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child1995-2000TV SeriesFrog Princess Lylah / Jonae
Lillie1999Sylvia
Ladies Man1999TV SeriesAllegra
Any Day Now1999TV Series
Guinevere1999Linda
Partners1999TV SeriesAmanda
Madeline1998
Malcolm & Eddie1997TV SeriesPaige
Perfect Crime1997TV MovieCapt. Darnell Russell
Cats Don't Dance1997Sawyer (voice)
Touched by an Angel1995-1997TV SeriesKathleen
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman1996TV SeriesAngela Winters
The Outer Limits1996TV SeriesCaptain Teri Washington
America's Dream1996TV MovieElna Du Vaul (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
Living Single1996TV SeriesDr. Jessica Bryce
Going, Going, Almost Gone! Animals in Danger1995TV Movie voice
Klash1995Blossom
NYPD Blue1995TV SeriesLaVonna Runnels
Melrose Place1995TV SeriesCaitlin Mills
Boy Meets Girl1993TV MovieLena
A Different World1987-1993TV SeriesWhitley Gilbert
Queen1993TV Mini-SeriesEaster
Stompin' at the Savoy1992TV MovieAlice
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air1991TV SeriesKayla Samuels
A Killer Among Us1990TV MovieTheresa Hopkins
Harlem Nights1989Dominique La Rue
Runaway1989TV MovieCharlene 'Charlie'
Michael Jackson: Liberian Girl1989Video shortJasmine Guy (uncredited)
School Daze1988Dina
At Mother's Request1987TV Mini-SeriesBank Teller
The Equalizer1986TV SeriesGloria
Fame1982TV SeriesFame Dancer

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Different World1990-1992TV Series writer - 3 episodes

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child2000TV Series performer - 1 episode
Gremlins 2: The New Batch1990performer: "Tuff Boy"
School Daze1988performer: "Be Alone Tonight"

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Different World1992TV Series 1 episode

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
What About Us?2012Short executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
To Her Own Rhythm2015Documentary short post-productionHerself
Unsung Hollywood2015-2016TV Series documentaryHerself
Steve Harvey2016TV SeriesHerself
Being2016TV Mini-SeriesHerself
Oprah: Where Are They Now?2014TV SeriesHerself
Kiss and Tell: The History of Black Romance in Movie2012Documentary
33rd Annual Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards2011TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Way Black When: Primetime2011TV SeriesHerself
Andrew Young Presents2010TV Series documentaryBessie Jordan
The Mo'Nique Show2009-2010TV SeriesHerself
The People Speak2009DocumentaryHerself
Back from the Dead: Resurrecting 'Dead Like Me'2009Video documentary shortHerself
11th Annual Ribbon of Hope Celebration2008TV MovieHerself
America's Ballroom Challenge2008TV SeriesHerself
2007 Trumpet Awards2007TV SpecialHerself
Angels Can't Help But Laugh2007DocumentaryHerself
Rwanda Rising2007DocumentaryEphigenie Mukanyandwi (voice)
In the Cutz2006TV SeriesGuest
I Was a Network Star2006TV Movie documentary
TV Land Confidential2005TV Series documentaryHerself
Dead Like Me... Again2005Video documentary shortHerself
2005 Trumpet Awards2005TV SpecialHerself
Dennis Miller2005TV SeriesHerself
Birth of a Nation: The Making of 'School Daze'2005Video documentary shortHerself
College Daze2005Video documentary shortHerself
The 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
Tavis Smiley2004TV SeriesHerself
The Wayne Brady Show2004TV SeriesHerself
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years2004Video documentaryHerself
Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty2003TV Movie documentaryHerself
TV's Most Memorable Weddings2003TV Movie documentaryHerself
Intimate Portrait2001-2003TV Series documentaryHerself
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives2003DocumentaryReader
Inside TV Land: Taboo TV2002TV Movie documentaryHerself
It's Black Entertainment2002TV Special documentaryHerself
Between the Lions2001TV SeriesHerself
Broadway on Broadway2000TV MovieHerself - Performer "My Own Best Friend" (Chicago)
Celebrity Profile1998TV Series documentaryHerself
Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II1997Video documentaryHerself (segment "Liberian Girl")
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1997TV SeriesHerself
Soul Train's 25th Anniversary1995TV Movie documentaryHerself
Reggae Sumfest '951995TV SeriesHerself - Host
26th NAACP Image Awards1994TV SpecialHerself
A Century of Women1994TV Mini-Series documentaryFamily Member
Soul Train Comedy Awards1993TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
25th NAACP Image Awards1993TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The 14th Annual CableACE Awards1993TV SpecialHerself
Ebony/Jet Showcase1988-1992TV SeriesHerself
Time Out: The Truth About HIV, AIDS, and You1992Video shortHerself
Japan Gold Disk Awards1992TV SpecialHerself
The 13th Annual American Black Achievement Awards1992TV SpecialHerself
Funny Women of Television1991TV Movie documentaryHerself
Soul Train1990TV Series documentaryHerself
El show de Paul Rodriguez1990TV SeriesHerself
22nd NAACP Image Awards1990TV SpecialHerself
The 5th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards1990TV SpecialHerself
The More You Know1989TV SeriesHerself
The 1989 Annual MTV Video Music Awards1989TV SpecialHerself
The 3rd Annual American Comedy Awards1989TV SpecialHerself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989TV SeriesHerself
The 3rd Annual Soul Train Music Awards1989TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The Pat Sajak Show1989TV SeriesHerself
21st NAACP Image Awards1989TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Lou Rawls Parade of Stars1988TV SeriesHerself
The 14th Annual People's Choice Awards1988TV Special documentaryHerself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Television Comedy
The New Hollywood Squares1988TV SeriesGuest Appearance
Uptown Comedy Express1987TV SpecialHerself (uncredited)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
That's So Suite Life of Hannah Montana2007VideoPistache
50 Most Wicked Women of Primetime2004TV Movie documentaryWhitley Marion Gilbert Wayne - A Different World
Tupac: Resurrection2003DocumentaryHerself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1995Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesA Different World (1987)
1994Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesA Different World (1987)
1993Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesA Different World (1987)
1992Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesA Different World (1987)
1991Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesA Different World (1987)
1990Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesA Different World (1987)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesDead Like Me (2003)
1997Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Television Movie or Mini-SeriesAmerica's Dream (1996)
1996Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesMelrose Place (1992)


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#Fact
1Starring as Velma Kelly in 'Chicago' at the Shubert Theatre, New York, NY. [November 2000]
2(10 December 1996 - 5 January 1997) Touring with Grease!
3Currently starring in the musical Chicago in Las Vegas, Nevada [December 1999]
4Jasmine 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.
5Has an African American father and a Cape Verdean American mother.
6Wrote a book called "Evolution of a Revolutionary," which is the biography of Afeni Shakur, mother of late actor/hip-hop MC Tupac Shakur.
7Enjoyed chart and radio play in the 1990s for her R&B single "Try Me."
8Became a member of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 1981, at the age of seventeen.
9Was good friends with slain hip-hop MC Tupac Shakur and remains close friends with his mother, Afeni Shakur.
10Teaches dance to underprivileged children.
11Her sister, Monica Guy, was often her stand-in on the set of A Different World (1987).
12Although born in Boston, Massachusetts, Guy was raised in Atlanta, Georgia.
13Her 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.
14Daughter, Imani Duckett. born 28 March 1999.
15Named 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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