Quick Facts of Joel Smollett
- Full NameJoel Smollett
- Marital StatusMarried
- NationalityRussia & Poland
- SpouseJanet Smollett
“Everyone can be a father but it takes a lot to be a Dad”. Keeping this in mind the father of famous actress Jurnee Smollett is someone who did his best to uplift his children’s career. Also, he is the father of six children who all belong to the celebrity categories. And he is none other than Joel Smollett.
Well, he was a cable splicer and lost his life at the age of 58. So, here we have brought some information about his struggling professional life as well as his personal life. If you are interested then stay tuned with this page and read the full biography.
Joel Smollett’s Bio & Wiki
Joel Smollett was born in the year 1958. He belonged to a family migrated from Russia & Poland and had a Jewish ethnicity. However, there is no information about his family background and early life.
Joel Smollett with her daughter Jurnee
Joel Smollett’s Family
Well, he is the father of famous American actress Jurnee Smollett who is known for the tv series like Full House and Hagin with Mr. Copper. Similarly, she also co-starred in the short-lived ABC sitcom ON Our Own alongside her siblings from 1994 to 1995.
Similarly, Joel’s other celebrity daughter Jazz who is best known for the movies like ‘All alone‘, ‘I need you‘ and many more. Also his son, Jussie is an actor. Even more, his other children including Jojo, Jake and Jocqui are also involved in the acting field.
How Rich is Joel Smollett? Know all about his Wealth
Being a father of celebrity children, Joel Smollett collects a decent amount.
Joel Smollett’s Net Worth
However, he has not disclosed the exact figure of his net worth to the media.
Joel Smollett’s Daughter Bank balance
As far as concern, his celebrity daughter has an estimated net worth of $2 Million from her successful acting career.
Besides this, he is considered as one of the struggling father who did his best for his children’s career. In addition, his other children also earn an impressive amount from their acting career.
Joel Smollett’s Personal Life (Wife, Married & Children)
Joel was a married man. He tied a knot the Afro-American wife Janet Smollett. However, the exact date of their wedding is not disclosed. He along with his spouse shares six children. All of them are involved in the Film industry. Moreover, they had two girls named Jurnee and Jazz and four boys named Jussie, Jake, Jocqu, and Jojo.
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✨Legendary night for a legendary woman. ✨ Happy 65th bday Mommy!! _______________________________________ S/o to my people who made this night so epic. Bravo to @jussiesmollett @jakesmollett And @jocquismollett For turning Jussie’s house into a jazz club 🤪. We danced to the amazing sounds of @lemarcarter, @cmuzic, @alexkyhn, and beautiful @maiyasykes. (@jstereoofficial you are a g for putting them all together). We ate gumbo and food for our soul by @CastlesCatering. And mommy’s 65 candles almost burned down the epic cake by @sweetbakeshop. 😂😂 EPIC!! #happybirthdaymommy 🎊🎉🎊🎉🎊🎊🎀❤️❤️❤️💝💝❤️🎈🎁🎊🎉
Well, he used to spend his good days with his children while he was alive. Joel was not only remembered for being a supportive father but also a good husband. He made his family one of the best-known families in the United States. Besides, his death was a huge loss for the Smollett kids. As per the reliable sources, it stated that his widow wife is living a single life along with her six children in the United States.
Death At The Age Of 58
The proud father of the six children, Smollett had a sad death at the age of 58 on 7 January 2015. He was battling against cancer which led him to death. His son, Jussie shared a tribute towards his father and wrote the emotionally-stirring message on Instagram confirming Joel’s death news.
He captioned his post saying:
“My family lost our king. You showed deepest strength and dignity until your last breath. DAD .. You are not just a fighter. You are a Champ!”
“I love and honor you and will continue to work hard to make you proud. I will always and forever be your son. You Live on. Fly High Daddy.”
Well, the death of his father has touched him a lot. Neither, Joel’s wife tried to get involved in the other relationships, nor his family members have forgotten him. May his soul rest in peace.