Jamie Foxx Overview

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Born: December 13, 1967

This Terrell, Texas native was only seven months old when his parents split up, so his grandparents stepped in and adopted him. As a boy, Jamie Foxx was a member of the Boy Scouts of America and sang with the church choir. During high school, his interests turned towards athletics and he became quarterback for his high school team. Though he studied music in college, his life changed in 1989 when a girlfriend challenged him to get up onstage at the Comedy Club. Foxx's career was launched... See All


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