In January 2019, Jussie Smollett was accused of staging a racist attack against himself. And, he got 6 counts for disorderly conduct for that incident. But, all the charges went away by the attorney’s office of the Cook County State. So, if you want to know about this actor, just keep scrolling!
Net worth and career of Jussie Smollett
Currently, Jussie Smollett’s net worth is around 1.5 million dollars. Obviously, all of this came from his acting career. In fact, he was a part of the Fox hit series, Empire where he brought the character, Jamal Lyon, to life. Yes, it was a role that brought him much fame because he gave a positive picture of a black gay man in a TV series. Of course, he did parts in Hollywood even as a child. Surely, his roles in Rob Reiner’s North and the Mighty Ducks was a huge boost to the child actor Jussie at the start.
The case involving Jussie Smollett
The grand jury of special Cook County gave back the 6 count charges which accused of him lying to the Police offices. Well, this all took place in February of 2020. But, on 14th July of this year, another new judge renewed the whole case. However, Jussie Smollett did not plead guilty. In fact, he kept his innocence to the new turn of events. On the other hand, the old charges came back after a special prosecutor took a look at the case. Yes, he found many irregularities when the case was under the previous authorities.
Meanwhile, as Jussie Smollett entered the courthouse, Fox News told the public that he was going to a dog and pony show. His trial will begin on 29th November 2021. Of course, the lawyers of the actor did their best to dismiss this case. Still, the judge denied it.
So, what’s all this staged incident is about?
Jussie Smollett came forward to complain about the incident where he claimed that 2 masked people attacked him. Yes, he gave his statement stating about his attack that happened on 29th January 2019. And, it happened as he was walking home in the early hours. According to his statement, the masked men made homophobic and racist insults towards Jussie. Then, they started to beat him up. Finally, they put a noose around his neck before running away.
Furthermore, the actor told that one of his attackers told him that he is in a MAGA country. Well, he was referring to the campaign slogan of former President Trump. In fact, Jussie told that one of his attackers was a white man. But, this is where things get weirder. That’s right, brothers Ola and Abel Osundario came forward after this incident. And, they told the police that Jussie Smollett paid 3.5K dollars to do it on him.
Well, Jussie Smollett knows the 2 men because they are also a part of the Fox series. On the other hand, the actor denied all of their allegations and claimed they are lying.
A Quick Wikis/ Bio Review
|Full Name||Jussie Smollett|
American actor and singer
|Birth Year||June 21, 1982|
|How old is?||40 years (as of 2022)|
|How tall is?||6′ 0″ (in feet inches- 6′ 0″)|
|Birthplace (Native)||Santa Rosa, CA|
Jurnee Smollett, Jazz Smollett, Jake Smollett, Jocqui Smollett, Jojo Smollett
|Net Worth||$300 Thousand|
|Parents||Joel Smollett, Janet Smollett|
The early life of Jussie Smollett
Jussie Smollett came into this world on 21st June 1983. He was born in Santa Rosa, California. His mother is an Afro-American and his father is Jewish. Also, he has 3 brothers and 2 sisters.
Well, that’s all there is about Jussie Smollett. Stay tuned for more future updates!