Paula Jai Parker – Bio, Husband, Net Worth, Siblings, Family

Do you need the motivation to excel at what you do or a mentor to keep you going? then you may not need to go for seminars paying dollars to inspirational speakers on the subject, you’ve got the perfect mentor in Paula Jai Parker, all you need to do is to read her story.

Still wondering who she is? let me refresh your memory a bit. Remember Trudy Proud in the Disney’s channel animated comedy series, ‘The proud family’? then you have met the queen of comedy loud and clear, she is the voice behind the character.

Paula perfectly combines her role as an actress,  singer,  songwriter,  director,  mother, and wife just perfectly okay. She’s a whole funny bunch who’ll leave you bursting at the rims with her humorous lifestyle on just a five minutes date with her. There is never a dull moment with her. Learn more about her in the following paragraphs:

Paula Jai Parker – Bio

The multi-talented actress was born in Cleveland, Ohio on August 16, 1969. She moved to Washington DC in 1987 to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Arts at the famous Howard University.

Paula tried out a whole lot of things as regards her career and that’s why her awards can fill a whole book. After graduating from Howard University, she moved to New York so she could perform in comedy clubs. Between 1992 and 1993 Paula performed at the famous Fox comedy titled the Apollo comedy hour, she also filmed live at the Apollo Theater and afterward was a cast member on the now extinct live show  Townsend Television.

She made her first Career debut in the movie Cosmic Shop where she played a role as Tang and afterward won herself the Cable ACE  award for best actress in a drama in 1994. As if on cue,  Paula was lucky again in the following year, when she made an appearance on the urban comedy movie called Friday playing the role of Joi.

Paula Jai Parker Subsequently became a sort out actress making appearances in a lot of movies and songs in the 1990s. Some of them include as Sissy Johnson in the horror anthology ‘Tales from the hood’ in 1995, as a Drunk Party girl in the movie ‘Don’t  be a menace to North Central’ in 1996; also in 1996 she featured in ‘Get on the bus’ acting as Jamila, then as Lisa in the movie ‘Riot’ in 1997, also as Adina in the urban comedy ‘Sprung’ in the same year.

In 1998, she featured in the movie ‘Always outnumbered’, as Claudette in the romantic comedy ‘Woo’i n 1998, as Paula King in ‘Why do fools fall in love’, as Ann in ‘The Break’ (1999). Paula was the girl Stephanie in ’30 years to life’ in 2001, she starred as Gracie in ‘High life’s in 2001, also as Felicia in ‘Phone Booth in 2002. When we thought we had seen enough of her, in 2003 Paula Jai Parker wowed us again as Sara in ‘Love Chronicles’, as Rolonda in ‘My baby’s  Daddy’s, as Evelyn in the comedy-drama ‘She hates me’ both in 2004. She also played Ruth Brown in the biological film ‘Ray’ in 2004.

She has starred in several other movies including ‘Animal’, ‘Idlewild’, ‘Genius Club’, ‘King of the Underground’, ‘Cover’, ‘Life of a King’ and lots more. In fact, Paula has featured in more movies than anyone can even remember.

Paula Jai Parker won the women film critic circle award for Best comedic performance in the movie ‘Hustle & Flow’ in 2005. Apart from acting, she also sings, directs and writes songs.

Net Worth

Just like other big Hollywood actresses,  Paula Jai Parker has amassed wealth for herself from her numerous acting roles as well as from singing. Her net worth is currently estimated between $150, 000  to $200, 000. This, of course, is an estimate and is most likely to be far more than this.

Also Read About: Georgia King – Biography And Profile Of The English Actress

Husband, Family, Siblings

There is no information about her parents and early childhood. Paula may have siblings she grew up with but right now there are no details about them

Paula Jai Parker
Parker with husband and son – Image Source

Paula Jai Parker doesn’t just make people laugh, there’s a man who’s been laughing the whole time with her since  2004 and that is non-other than her husband Forrest Martin. They met first on set during her acting in the award-winning movie Hustle & Flow.

Before then, Forrest had graduated with a Masters in Arts and was working as an intern. They went out together for a while before eventually tying the knot in a private ceremony in 2004.

She has successfully built her family alongside her husband  Forrest since 2004.  It is obvious that they are very much happy and successful too. Paula and Forrest have a son named Onederful Vanglorious Jaxon N’Krumah Martin whom they adore so much.

Recent

Sam Raimi Net Worth: How Much Is The Filmmaker Worth In 2019?

Samuel M. Raimi is a multi-talented filmmaker well known for creating the Evil Dead series that generated a cult following, he is also known...

Why Did CocoSori Disband and What are the Former Members Doing Now?

For a few years, the not so popular k-pop; J-pop duo CocoSori, created by MOL Entertainment, thrilled their fans with heartfelt music and stirred...

Sofia Coppola Net Worth And How Much She Made From Her Movies

If there was really anyone that fits the bill of Hollywood royalty, then Sofia Coppola wouldn't be too far off the mark. She is...

Kris Wolf – 5 Interesting Facts To Know About The Wrestler

Born in America but made in Japan, Kris Hernandez better known by her ring name Kris Wolf is a larger than life personality, an...

Where are The ‘Shahs of Sunset’ Cast Now and How Old are They? 

Shahs of Sunset is a documentary reality TV show which focused on the lifestyle of a group of wealthy Iranian-Americans living in Beverly Hills. When...

Recommended

Philip Mckeon Bio, Is He Married, Who is The Wife, Is He Gay? 

Like little stars, they dazzle on our screens and take our breath away with their undisputable talents. They are no other than child stars....

Juice Wrld Age, Height, Girlfriend, Net Worth, Is He Dead?

Juice Wrld is a popular American rapper, singer and songwriter whose breakout song All Girls Are the Same scored him a $3 million record deal. Known for...

Pat Sajak Wife, Daughter, Family, Married, Kids, Bio, Net Worth, Salary

To many people, nothing paints a better picture of how influential Pat Sajak is than the recent case of a man who killed his elderly...

Vanna White Salary, Net Worth, Married, Children, Husband, Family, Bio 

Vanna White is an American actress and television personality best known to the world as the hostess of Wheel Of Fortune. She has been Wheel...

Tyrus (George Murdoch) – Bio, Married, Wife, Parents, Net Worth

Today, wrestling has taken another dimension in our society and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has never failed in bringing us so much entertainment –...

Get the Latest Gist, Profiles and Trends Straight To Your in your inbox

Related Stories