Jasmine Guy is an American actress, singer, and dancer, who has a net worth of $2 million. Jasmine Guy has earned her net worth from starring in the television sitcom A Different World in the role of Whitley Gilbert. Guy was born on March 10, 1962 in Boston, Massachusetts; she is of both African American and Portuguese American descent. She was raised in the affluent historic Collier Heights neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia; she was educated at Northside Performing Arts High School (now known as North Atlanta High School). He mother Jaye Rudolph is a former high school teacher, and her father, the Reverend William Guy was a pastor at the historic Friendship Baptist Church of Atlanta. Jasmine attended the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center after moving to New York City at the young age of 17. She was married to Terrence Duckett from August 1998 until 2008 they have one daughter currently Jasmine works at Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company in Atlanta, Georgia as the Executive Director. Some of Guy's close personal friends include the late rapper Tupac Shakur, O. J. Simpson, and Kadeem Hardison. Her first role on television was a non-speaking part in the 1982 television series Fame, in which she starred in 10 episodes. She played one Will Smith's girlfriends Kayla in one episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air in 1991. She has appeared as a judge on Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva, a recurring role in The CW's series The Vampire Diaries, and The Cosby Show. Some of her film credits include Spike Lee's musical-drama film School Daze in 1988 and in 1989 she appeared in the role of Dominique La Rue in the movie Harlem Nights which starred both Eddie Murphy and Richard Pryor. On stage Guy starred in the 1987 off-Broadway hit musical Beehive. On Broadway she starred The Wiz, Leader of the Pack, Grease, and Chicago.