Back-up singer who became a voice and screen actress, providing her voice for the Disney animated films Cars and The Princess and the Frog. Her roles in Dreamgirls and Beaches brought her additional fame. She’s also appeared in The Black-ish since 2014.
She made her acting debut in the Broadway musical Eubie in 1979.
She provided the voice for Mama Odie in The Princess and the Frog.
Jenifer Lewis Wealth Stats: Salary, Net Worth, and More
Jenifer Lewis' net worth, salary and other interesting facts:
|Net Worth||$3 Million|
|Date of Birth||January 25, 1957 (age 66 years)||Gender||Female|
|Height||5 Feet 5 Inches (1.66 m)|
Jenifer Lewis debuted on Broadway in a small role in Eubie in 1979, the musical, based on the work of Eubie Blake soon after she arrived in New York. She has since starred in many films including; Beaches 1988, Body Wars 1989, Frozen Assets 1992, What’s Love Got To Do With It 1993, Poetic Justice 1993, Sister Act 2 Back In The Habit 1993, Shake, Rattle And Rock 1994, Dead Presidents 1995, Girl 6 1996, The Preachers Wife 1996, The Temptations 1998, Blast From The Past 1999, The Ponder Heart 2001, Nora’s Hair Salon 2004, Not Early Broken 2009, The Princess And The Frog 2009, Hereafter 2010, Think Like A man 2012, Secrets Of The Magic City 2014, The Wedding Ringer 2015, Cars 3 2017, The Addams Family 2019 among many others.
She married Arnold Byrd in 2012 and she has a daughter named Charmaine.
In 2006, she starred opposite Meryl Streep in a performance of Shakespeare in the Park.
Inspirational Quotes by Jenifer Lewis
The biggest message I want to get out is that a lot of us live in a bubble, and we think things can't happen to us, but they do. When it does happen to you, take care of yourself, and then get up.Jenifer Lewis
Saturday night is when my hair would be fixed up and that was my memory.Jenifer Lewis
As you grow, you stretch. You become more, and you have more to give if you've lived and learned and experienced. And I try to stay healthy. I eat as healthy as I can. I drink lots of water, and I work out just about every day of my life.Jenifer Lewis
I think my performance in 'What's Love Got to Do With It' was powerful. I was so unafraid and confident. You know, it was the first mother of black Hollywood. I was Tina Turner's mama. That's what started it all. I had fallen in love right before that movie, and I had absolutely no fear in me.Jenifer Lewis
America has a relationship with Bobby and Whitney.Jenifer Lewis