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He is a world famous, Academy Award winning actor, stand-up comedian and Grammy nominated several times singer. He is without a doubt, a triple threat in the truest meaning of the term. In 2001, he hosted the MTV Video Music Awards.
In 2004, he won the Academy Award for Best Actor in Ray. He also won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in 2004 for Ray. Jamie Foxx was awarded the Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series in 1998 for his show The Jamie Foxx Show.
Following this, Jamie Foxx Show was nominated for the Image Award in the category of Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series the next three consecutive years from 1999-2001. Apart from his acting, Jamie Foxx has also been nominated for and been awarded many awards for his singing career. In 2006, Jamie Foxx won the American Music Award for Favorite R&B/Soul Male Artist. He was also nominated the same year for the American Music Award for Favorite R&B/Soul Album for Unpredictable. He was nominated for Best Collaboration at the BET Awards in 2006 for his collaboration with Ludacris in the single “Unpredictable”.
Jamie Foxx has been nominated for six Grammy Awards including Best Rap/Sung Collaboration with Ludacris for “Unpredictable”, Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for “Georgia”, Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group for “Love Changes”, Best R&B Album for Unpredictable, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for “Slow Jamz” with Twista and Kanye West and Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for “Creepin”. All Grammy nominations were between 2006 and 2007.
Other noteworthy awards have been the four MTV Video Music Awards Jamie Foxx has been nominated for; Best Hip Hop Video “God Digger” with Kanye West in 2006; Best Ringtone for “Gold Digger” with Kanye West in 2006; Best R&B Video for “Unpredictable with Ludacris in 2006 and in 2004, earlier in his career, Jamie was nominated for the MTV Video Music Award: MTV2 Award for “Slow Jamz” with Twista and Kanye West.
Foxx’s career started after he accepted a dare from a girlfriend to make his name more ambiguous. He did so and that proved to work as he has risen up the celebrity ladder of fame and been such a triple threat he will be around for a very long time.
Born Eric Marlon Bishop in Terrell Texas in 1967, Jamie Foxx is the son of father Darrell Bishop and Louise Annette Talley Dixson. Foxx’s father converted to Islam changed and his name to Shahid Abdula. Foxx’s parents abandoned him and he was raised by adoptive parents Estelle and Mark Talley. Although Foxx had ambitions to play professional football for the Dallas Cowboys, he went to the United States International University on a full-ride scholarship where he studied classical music and composition. That may have been the best decision he ever made.