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Paula Jai Parker Biography:
Paula Jai Parker is an American actress and comedian. She was born on 19th August 1969. The 52-year-old actress was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, US. Paula Jai Parker Net Worth later moved to Washington D.C. in 1987 to study at Howard University. She is a Howard graduate with a BFA degree. Paula soon moved to New York City and played in a number of clubs there. In 2004 she married Forrest Martin who was also her co-star. They have a son together.
Paula Jai Parker Wiki:
|Birth Name||Paula Jai Parker|
|Familiar name||Paula Parker|
|Profession||Actor, Director, Songwriter, Comedian|
|Birth Location||Cleveland, Ohio, United States|
|Age||53 years old|
|Heights||In Centimetres 158cm|
In Feet and Inches 52
|Weight||In Kilograms 58kg|
In Pounds 128lbs
|College||Howard University, California|
|Brother-Sister||Will be Updated|
|Affairs||No data found|
|In relation with||Forrest Martin (m. 2004)|
|Kids||Onederful Vanglorious Jaxon NKrumah Martin|
|Net Worths||$150 thousand|
Paula Jai Parker Career:
Paula Jai Parker is popularly known for her roles in Friday, Sprung, Why Do Fools Fall In Love, Phone Booth, Hustle & Flow, and Idlewild. She is widely recognized for her role as Monique on the WB sitcom The Wayans Bros. too. She was a part of the sitcom from 1995 to 1996. Paula has also given her voice to Trudy Proud in the Disney Channel animated comedy series The Proud Family which ran from 2001 to 2005 and its reboot in 2022 The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder.
From 1992 to 1993, Paula performed on the FOX comedy program The Apollo Comedy Hour which was filmed live at the legendary Apollo Theatre. Paula later was a cast member on the short-lived sketch show Townsend Television.
Paula made her film debut in urban comedy Friday, in 1995. She also received a Cable ACE Award for her role in the HBO anthology presentation Cosmic Slop in 1995. She returned to TV in the WB sitcom The Wayans Bros, that same year as well.
Paula Jai Parker Professional Life:
Throughout the 90s, she appeared in several short-lived shows- CBS sitcom The Weird Al Show  and ABC comedy-drama Snoops . She also has a few supporting roles in films like Tales From The Hood, a horror anthology released in 1995; Get On the Bus, Sprung, Woo which was a rom-com released in 1997, and the Biography Why Do Fools Fall In Love, that released in 1998.
Additionally, she co-starred in numerous films like 30 Years To Life, High Crimes, Phone Booth, and My Baby Ads Daddy. In the LGBT comedy-drama She Hates Me, she played the role of a lesbian woman. It was released in 2004. She also appeared as Ruth Brown in the biographical film Ray and then in the musical film Idlewild. Paula played Billie Holiday on the episode of Touched By an Angel in 2000.
She was a guest star on The Sheild, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, My Name Is Earl, and The Mentalist and co-star in the 2007 thriller film Cover. Likewise, she had a recurring role in the HBO series True Blood during the show’s 7th and final season, cast as one of the five leads on the TV One reality series Hollywood Divas, and another recurring role in Hand of God and Recovery Road.
Paula has also released an extended play entitled “Paula Jai & Friends”. It was released in 2016, and it featured the single “Going Down”.
Paula Jai Parker Filmography:
|Tales From The Hood|
|1996||Don’t Be A Menace To South Central|
|Get On The Bus|
|Why Do Fools Fall In Love|
|2001||30 Years To Life|
|2004||My Baby’s Daddy|
|She Hate Me|
|2005||Hustle & Flow|
|The Proud Family Movie|
|The Genius Club|
|2011||King Of The Underground|
|2013||When A Woman’s Fed Up|
|Life Of A King|
|Patterns Of Attraction|
|Act Of Faith|
|You Me & Her|
|2016||Last Call At Murray’s|
|She’s Got A Plan|
|Echo Park Blues|
|2017||The White Sistas|
|Hey, Mr. Postman!|
Paula Jai Parker Television:
|1992-1993||The Apollo Comedy Hour|
|1995-1996||The Wayans Bros.|
|The Weird Al Show|
|2000||Touched By An Angel|
|2001-2005||The Proud Family|
|2005||Lilo & Stitch: The Series|
|2006||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation|
|2007||Side Order Of Life|
|2008||My Name Is Earl|
|2012||Let’s Stay Together|
|2013||The Soul Man|
|2014||Front Seat Chronicles|
|2015||Hand Of God|
|How To Get Away With Murder|
|2017||NCIS: Los Angeles|
|2019-2022||A House Divided|
|Colin In Black & White|
|2022||The Proud Family: Louder And Prouder|
Paula Jai Parker Achievements:
|1995||CableACE Award||CableACE Award for Best Actress in a Drama||Won|
|2006||Women Film Critics Circle||Women Film Critics Circle Award for Best Comedic Performance||Won|
|2006||Screen Actors Guild Award||Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture||Nominated|
|2020||Indie Series Awards||Indie Series Award for Best lead Actress- Drama||Nominated|
Paula Jai Parker Income & Salary:
Paula Jai Parker has an estimated net worth of $150 Thousand that she has garnered from her acting career.
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Paula Jai Parker Famous Quotes:
“The negative side would be in dating situations. It was the fact that people expected me to be this ‘loud ghetto girl’ and I am an actress, that’s not who I am in real life.”
FAQs about Paula Jai Parker:
Who is Paula Jai Parker?
Paula Jai Parker is an American actress and comedian.
When was Paula Jai Parker born?
Paula Jai Parker was born on 19th August 1969.
How old is Paula Jai Parker?
Paula Jai Parker is 52 yrs old.
Is Paula Jai Parker married?
Paula Jai Parker is married to Forrest Martin.
Where was Paula Jai Parker born?
Paula Jai Parker was born in Cleveland, Ohio, US.
Who is Paula Jai Parker related to?
In 2004 she married Forrest Martin, whom she met on the set of Hustle and Flow. They have one son, Onederful.
How much is Paula Jai Parker?
Paula Jai Parker is an American actress and comedian who has a net worth of $150 thousand dollars. Paula Jai Parker was born in Cleveland, Ohio in August 1969.
What is the Nationality of Paula Jai Parker?
Paula Jai Parker Nationality is American.
Paula Jai Parker is an American actress and comedian. She was born on 19th August 1969. The 52 yrs old actress was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, US. She later moved to Washington D.C. in 1987 to study at Howard University. She is a Howard graduate with a BFA degree. Paula soon moved to New York City and played in a number of clubs there.