Jamie Foxx net worth: Jamie Foxx is an American actor, producer, singer and comedian who has a net worth of $85 million. Jamie Foxx was born Eric Bishop in Texas where he was raised by his grandparents. Foxx started performing stand-up comedy in 1989 and within two years became a cast member of the hit sketch comedy show, In Living Color, where he remained for its last three seasons. After its end, Foxx was given his own show,The Jamie Foxx Show, which ran from 1996 until 2001, garnering five seasons, 100 episodes and was nominated for several Images, Kid's Choice and NAACP Awards. Films that Foxx appeared in during this time include Toys, The Great White Hype, and Any Given Sunday, which earned Foxx his first award nominations for his film work. He was further nominated for his role in Ali, Breakin' All the Rules and Collateral, which grossed $217.7 million worldwide. For his performance in the titular role Ray, Foxx won nineteen awards, including the Academy Award for best actor. His most recent films include Stealth, Jarhead, Miami Vice, the award-wining film adaptation of the stage show Dreamgirls, and the biopic The Soloist. An award-winning recording artist, Foxx has released four studio albums. His album "Unpredictable" was the most successful with a double platinum certification from the RIAA. He has released three stand-up specials onto DVD, including his HBO special, Straight from the Foxxhole, Unleashed and I Might need Security.