Facts of Jackee Harry
|Date of Birth :|
|Age :||63 years old|
|Family Name :||Harry|
|Birth Country :||United States|
|Birth Sign :||Leo|
|Height :||5 Feet 7 Inch|
|Birth Name||Jacqueline Yvonne Harry|
|Birth Place/City||Winston-Salem, North Carolina|
|Profession||Actress, television personality|
|Net Worth||$6.5 million|
|Eye Color||Brown Dark|
|Weight in KG||54 kg|
|Married to||Elgin Charles Williams (m. 1996)|
|Education||Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School|
|Awards||Primetime Emmy Award|
|TV Show||Another World|
Jacqueline Yvonne Harry better known as Jackée, is an American actress and a television personality. Born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, she was raised by her Trindian mother Flossie from the age of nine in in Harlem, New York.Her father was an African-american. She was an American History teacher at Brooklyn Technical High School before beginning her career as an actress. After studying acting at the Henry Street Settlement , she made her professional acting debut in 1973 in Richard Wesley's Goin' Through Changes and Broadway debut in A Broadway Musical as Melinda Bernard playing a chorine. In 1987,she became the first African American to win an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for 227.
Early Life of Jackee Harry
Jackée Harry was born on August 14, 1956, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Her birth name is Jacqueline Yvonne Harry. She is American and as far as ethnicity she is Afro-Trinidadian from her mother side and African-American from her father side.
Harry attends High School of the Performing Arts in Midtown Manhattan in New York City and learned acting. She worked as a teacher at Brooklyn Technical High School before beginning a career on the New York stage.
Jackee Harry's Career
Jackée Harry made her acting debut with Broadway play, A Broadway Musical. Throughout her 1980s she acts in the numerous productions both on and off Broadway.
In 1983, she began her television career and debutant in Another World as Lily Mason, a role she continued until 1986. Harry appeared in numbers of movies, The Royal Family, Let's Stay Together, Girl Meets Crazy Hat, Girl Meets Demolition.
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Harry was awarded Emmy's in 1987 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for 227. She also receives NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Sister.
Jackee Harry's Personal Life
Harry, 62, has been married four times but due to her secretive nature, she hasn't revealed the personal details of her husbands. However, once she was married to Elgin Charles Williams in 1996 and divorced in 2003.
In 1997, Harry and her then-husband, Williams adopted a son, Frank who lives with her after her divorce.
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Harry and her former 227 series' lead, Marla Gibbs attends the funeral of Natalie Cole at the West Angeles Church of God in Christ in Los Angeles.
Jackee Harry's Net Worth
Jackee Harry estimated net worth is $6.5 million. She is one of the successful Hollywood stars who succeed to set her own benchmark in the industry. She has earned thousands of dollar from her appearance in movies and TV series.
Check out the video of Jackee Harry in The Real where she plays a game of Yay or Nay,
Jackee Harry Affairs
First Affair with Ray J
The famous Jackee and American singer dated for four years. They were even rumored to be married but no such records have been posted in the media.