Jussie Smollett

Jussie Smollett

American actor, singer, director and photographer
Known as R&B artist Jamal Lyon on the musical drama Empire; signed a real-life recording contract with Columbia in 2015.
BornJune 21, 1982
HometownSanta Rosa, California, United States of America
Net worth$300 thousand
Height6'1" (1.85m)
ParentsJanet Smollett , Joel Smollett


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Jussie Smollett appeals felony disorderly conduct conviction for hate crime hoax

  • Jussie Smollett has filed to appeal his felony disorderly conduct conviction. According to court documents, the Empire star filed an appeal on Thursday to reverse his previous conviction of felony disorderly conduct. Smollett was convicted one year ago for five counts of felony disorderly conduct after allegedly staging a hate crime against himself in 2019. He was acquitted on one count. "The renewed prosecution of Mr Smollett violated his due process rights," the actor's attorney Heather Widell


Jussie Smollett lodges appeal seeking retrial

Disgraced 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett has lodged an appeal seeking a retrial in his convictions for allegedly staging a hate crime on himself.
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