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Janet Smollett Wiki, Age, Wedding, Husband, Family

Updated On: 25 Feb, 2019

Janet Smollett Wiki, Age, Wedding, Husband, Family

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Date of Birth November 27, 1952
Age 66 Years 8 Month(s)
Citizenship American
Profession Family Member
Marital Status Married
Husband/Spouse Joel Smollett
Divorced Not Yet
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Salary Under Review
Ethnicity African-American
Social Media N/A
Children/Kids Jussie Smollett, Jake Smollett, Jocqui Smollett, Jojo Smollett (Sons), Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Jazz Smollett (Daughters)
Height N/A
Parents Not Revealed

"For the woman growing older, nothing is better than a family's love." Janet Smollett, who lost her spouse in 2015, has been girdled by the warmth of her celebrity kids.

The mother of six, Janet Smollett rose to the fame after her children published a cookbook name The Family Table Cook Book incorporating her recipes. She builds the dining table with her own hands, and consolidate her family members mutually with her delicious and mouth-watering cuisine with a blend of incredible culture.

Janet Married Russian-Polish Jew; Residing With Six Kids!

Janet Smollett shared wedding vows with a Russian-Polish Jew, Joel Smollett, and was nurturing moments together with children. She lost her husband, Joel after his long battle with cancer on 7 January 2015 at the age 58. Joel was considered King and Guardian of Smollett family.

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The journey, which began in Bay Area In Oakland in a campaign for civil rights, ended in a tragic note but her spouse is survived by their six children, Jussie, Jazz, Jurnee, Jake, Jojo, and Jocqui Smollett, who all starred in the TV series, On Our Own.

Although she doesn't have the soothing arm of her loving husband, she has a reason to smile as her kids have become established celebrities in the industry. Her daughter named Jurnee is already married to a Josiah Bell, on 18 February 2016. Likewise, her son, Jocqui, has been praised by audiences for his on-screen gay relationship with Terrell Carter.

Besides that, Janet has started residing together with her kids. Her kids love toward her reflects on the photos shared on social media timeline.

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Jake shares the family photo of mom and siblings, on occasion of mom, Janet’s 65th birthday on 27 November 2017 (Photo: Instagram)

Janet, age 66, who has been a strength, and determination of her children, savors everlasting chain with her family. Recently on 24 April 2018, Janet's kids have launched a cookbook, The Family Table, in motive to let the world know about their mother, Janet. In the book, they have highlighted collections of childhood memories alongside the delicious meals by their mom.

Janet Smollett and her son, Jussie during their trip in London (Photo: Instagram)

Recently in December 2018, she and her son, Jussie went on a trip together in London, United Kingdom. Her son even shared their photo on Instagram on 18 December 2018. In the caption, Jussie told that he had promised his mom to take for a trip to London 16 years ago. However, he has now fulfilled his promise and the universe has allowed the plan. Similarly, he spoke that they were planning for their next trip to Ghana.

While Janet was rejoicing her fruitful time with her family, the news about her son Jussie's a racial and homophobic allegation disturbed the whole family.

She alongside her family members were worried by the incident. As per the Jazz's Instagram post in February 2019, his brother Jussie became the victim of a violent and unprovoked attack. But unfortunately, Jussie had to bear a loss for her false accusation. After the statement he made came out to be false, he was suspended from the final two episodes of Empire on 22 February 2019.

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Janet Smollett’s Wiki

Born in 1952, Janet Smollett celebrates the birthday every year on 27 November. As per wiki, her hometown is New Orleans, the USA, Janet is the only acting coach parents of her son Jussie and daughter Jurnee. Janet belongs to African-American ethnicity.