Jurnee Smollett-Bell is an American actress who started acting from a very young age. She is well known for her astounding acting skills and appealing personality. Jurnee’s popularity widened even more after she first appeared as the DC Comics superheroine Black Canary in the film Birds of prey.
Along with her prolific career, her love life with her hubby was also adored by many. Nevertheless, despite being a much-loved pair, their relationship was recently ended.
Here is an insight into the love and family life of Jurnee.
Jurnee Smollett Wedding & Divorce
Having a best friend as a life partner is definitely a blessing. 33 years old actress Jurnee Smollett tied the knot with her best friend and musician Josiah Bell on 24 October 2010.
Jurnee Smollett with her former husband, Josiah Bell. (Photo: Jurnee's Instagram)
They had a private wedding ceremony conducted in Los Angeles Botanical Garden surrounded by family and close friends. The couple planned every detail for the wedding themselves and the ceremony was performed by Jurnee’s pastor's father-in-law.
Although transferring their friendship into a marriage made their relationship stronger, their married life couldn't last long. Recently, Jurnee parted ways with her spouse, Josiah. The picture-perfect couple called an end to their married life almost after 10 years of their marriage. The couple filed the divorce in March of 2020.
The duo last posted about each other on their Instagram in October of 2019.
Children Of Jurnee Smollett
Experiencing the joy of being a mother at the age of 30, Jurnee Smollett shares a son together with her former husband Josiah Bell.
Their son, Hunter Zion Bell, was born on 31 October 2016. The announcement of this joyful news regarding the child’s arrival was made by Jurnee and her ex-husband through their Instagram accounts in November 2016 which wrote: “So in love with this little man”.
Net Worth Of Jurnee Smollet
Appearing in various films and TV movies like Eve's Bayou, The Great Debaters, True Blood, Cosby, Underground, Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor, Friday Night Lights, and many more, Jurnee has been able to mark her place in Hollywood.
With her inclining career in the acting industry, she has been nominated in various awards and also won some of them. Jurnee, who stands tall at the height of 5 feet 6 inches, has bagged awards like Critics' Choice Movie Awards, San Diego Film Critics Society, and NAACP Image Awards for her outstanding performances.
With all her acting credits, her net worth and earnings are estimated to range in millions. However, her net worth in actual figures is kept under wraps for now.
Jurnee’s Family And Siblings
Jurnee Smollett was born in New York City as the daughter of Janet and Joel Smollett on 1 October 1986. She has a sister named Jazz Smollett and four brothers named Jojo Smollett, Jussie Smollett, Jake Smollett, and Jocqui Smollett.
Family Of Jurnee Smollett. (Photo: Jurnee's Instagram)
All the siblings even starred together in the American sitcom On Our Own which aired from 13 September 1994 to 14 April 1995 on ABC. Along with that, they also used to showcase siblings' cooking skills on a Food Network’s show called Smollett Eats.