Who is Grace Jones and what is her net worth 2019? Grace Jones is a Jamaican singer, songwriter, supermodel, record producer, and actress. It was her drama teacher in college that motivated her into the theatre which she slowly began liking and decided to pursue her career in it. Grace Jones or Grace Beverly Jones was born on 19 May 1948, in a Spanish town of Jamaica. Initially, with her sibling, she stayed with her grandparents in Jamaica and attended Pentecostal All Saints School.
As she entered her teenage she came to live with her parents, Marjorie and Robert W. Jone, in Syracuse, New York. With the age, she began rebelling against the cultural norms and participated in theatre in her Onondaga Community College. From there she developed the interest in singing and acting.
Grace Jones was in relationship with her longtime partner and collaborator, Jean-Paul Goude. The two is said to have a son Paulo. In 1966, she married Atila Altaunbay and later in 2004 both took divorced. Presently, she is single.
At the age of eighteen, Grace Jones began her career with modelling in New York and pursued it further in Paris where she modelled for fashion brands like Yves St. Laurent and Kenzo. During her modelling, she had been photographed by Jean-Paul Goude, Helmut Newton, and Hans Feurer. She also got featured on cover pages of Elle and Vogue, the fashion magazines.
Thereon, in 1977, she got associated with Island Records and released the album ‘Portfolio’ with “I’ve Seen That Face Before (Libertango)”, “Pull Up to the Bumper”, and “Slave to the Rhythm”. In the early 1980s, she stopped recording disco album and started releasing funk, pop, and post-punk music in collaboration with Jean-Paul Goude and the musical duo Sly & Robbie. She got established as a successful artist with her studio albums, Nightclubbing (1981), and Slave to the Rhythm (1985).
During this time, she also acted in few movies like Conan the Destroyer, A View to a Kill, Vamp, Boomerang and Wolf Girl.Recently she has released the song ‘Charger'(2017) in association with British virtual band Gorillaz.
Jones had been nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her debuted movie ‘Conan the Destroyer’ by Saturn Award. In 1983, she got the nomination in Grammy Award for the music video “One Man Show”. Thereafter, in 2008, she was given Q Idol Award.
She is known to attained 82nd rank on VH1’s 100 Greatest Women of Rock and Roll and 40th position on Billboard Magazine, most successful dance artist of all time.
Net Worth of Grace Jones
Grace Jones is a multi-talented artist. She had been actively involved in US entertainment industry since 1973 by way of modelling, singing and acting. She has earned a net worth of $7.5 million in her career.
Grace Jones features, appearance and style contributed to the movement towards the cross-dressing. She is an inspiration for artists like Lady Gaga, Stanka Brljevic, and many other. Still, today she performs with the same zeal, with no plans of summing up in near future.