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Jackee Harry Biography

Updated On 21 Mar, 2019 Published On 05 Jan, 2015
Jackee Harry

Facts of Jackee Harry

Date of Birth :
Age : 67 years old
Family Name : Harry
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Leo
Height : 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Jackee Harry
Birth Name Jacqueline Yvonne Harry
Nick Name Jackée
Father Harry began
Birth Place/City Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Profession Actress, television personality
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Religion Baptist
Nationality American
Net Worth $6.5 million
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown Dark
Weight in KG 54 kg
Famous for Actress
Married Yes
Married to Elgin Charles Williams (m. 1996)
Divorce Yes
Education Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School
Awards Primetime Emmy Award
Online Presence Wikipedia,Twitter,instagram
TV Show Another World

Relationship short Statistics of Jackee Harry

What is Jackee Harry marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Jackee Harry have ? (name): 1 Children
Is Jackee Harry having any relationship affair ?: Yes1 affair
Is Jackee Harry Lesbian ? No

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 TogetherGirl Meets Crazy HatGirl 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

  1. 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.

Jackee Harry Married

Marriage with Elgin Charles Williams

Jackee and Elgin had been married for seven years. While married, they adopted a son, Frank.

Jackee Harry Children

SON : Frank

Father: Elgin Charles Williams

Frank, at the age of one was adopted when Jackee was married to Elgin Williams.

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