Jennifer Lewis
Jenifer Lewis
Celebrated Name: Jenifer Lewis
Real Name/Full Name: Jenifer Jeanette Lewis
Gender: Female
Age: 67 years old
Birth Date: January 25, 1957
Birth Place: Kinloch, Missouri, US
Nationality: American
Height: 1.66m
Weight: 60kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): Arnold Byrd (m. 2012)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (d. Charmaine Lewis)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Jenifer Lewis Lesbian? No
Profession: Actress, Singer, Activist
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $3 million
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Jenifer Jeanette Lewis is a well-known American actress, singer and activist best known for her different roles in various popular films, Jenifer began her career appearing in Broadway musicals and worked as a backup singer for Bette Midler, She has appeared in films such as Beaches 1988, Sister Act 1992, What’s Love Got To Do With It 1993, Poetic Justice 1993, The Preachers Wife 1996, The Brothers 2001, Think to Lie a man And In The Sequel Think Like a Man Too 2014, The Wedding Ringer 2015, The Temptation TV Miniseries 1998, among others

Maybe you know about Jenifer Lewis very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Jenifer Lewis’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

On January 25, 1957, Jenifer Jeanette Lewis was born to Dorothy and Lewis in Kinloch, Missouri, united states. Her mother was a nurse aid while her father was a factory worker; she was the youngest of the seven children. Jenifer sang in her church choir at the age of five years. She attended Kinloch high school and later college at Webster University in Webster Groves. Jenifer later received an honorary degree from Webster in 2015 and later moved to New York to focus on her career in performing.

Personal Life

Jenifer Lewis has never been married. However, she has been engaged four times and has an adopted daughter named Charmaine Lewis. Jenifer Lewis was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1990; she, however, hid her disorder at first because she was ashamed of it. She now embraces her mental illness after 17 years of therapy and ten years of being medicated for the disorder. ‘’you have to look in the mirror before you can go or grow into anything, you have to say you love yourself’ ’she says.

Bipolar disorder is a condition where the person affected switch from feeling energetic, high, or irritable to feeling sad or irritable and then back again. The ups and downs are feelings called mania and depression, and if left untreated, bipolar disorder can result in damaged relationships, poor job/school performance, and even suicide.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on January 25th, 1957, Jenifer Lewis is 67 years old as of today’s date 22nd April 2024. Her height is 1.66m tall, and her weight is 60 kg.


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.

Jenifer Lewis has also featured in various television series such as; A Different World 1990-1993,  The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air 1991-1996, Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper 1993-1994, Touched By An Angel 1996, Happily Ever After Fairy Tales For Every Child 1997-1999, For Your Love 1998-2000, The Jamie Foxx Show 1998-2000, Strong Medicine 2000-2006, Family Affair 2002, The Boondocks 2014, Black-Ish 2014-Present, Big Hero 6: The Series 2017-Present, Elena Of Avalor 2019, Tuca & Bertie 2019 among many others. She has also featured in video games such as; cars 2006, Cars Mater-National Championship 2007, And Cars Race-O-Rama as a voice actress. Jenifer Lewis published a book about her life and career entitled The Mother of Black Hollywood in 2017

Awards & Achievements

On awards and achievements, Jenifer Lewis hasn’t been able to win any. However, she has been nominated for several awards, including; Screen Actors Guild Awards In 2017, Critics Choice Awards In 2017, And Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2016.

Net Worth & Salary of Jenifer Lewis in 2024

Jennifer Lewis Net Worth
Jenifer Lewis Net Worth

As of April 2024, Jenifer Lewis is estimated to have a net worth of $3 million. She has made her wealth through her acting and singing career. She was a cast in the musical broadway musical Eubie which led to an offer to work on the workshop production of dream girls she has since featured in several films such as murphy brown, a different world, new York undercover, happily ever after fairy tales for every child among many others.

Jenifer Lewis is one of the most popular black actresses, singers, and authors in the United States. She started her career at a young age and has been able to make a name for herself through her hard work and dedication. She has been humble and nice throughout her career and always portrayed her better side.



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