Grace Jones Biography


Grace Jones

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Birth Name: Grace Jones
Date of birth:
Birth Country: Jamaica
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Sign: taurus
Age:   69 Years
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Grammy-nominee, Grace Jones is a Jamaican singer, lyricist, supermodel, record producer, and actress. She is best known for her role as Zula in the fantasy-action film" Conan the Destroyer". She was born on May 19, 1948 in Spanish Town, Jamaica to parents Marjorie and Robert W. Jones. Her father was a local politician and Apostolic clergyman. She was raised by her grandparents in a very religious environment and at the age of 13, she and her siblings joined her parents in Syracuse, New York. She is five feet and eight inches and is of Afro- Jamaican ethnicity.

She had once in relationship with Jean-Paul Goude with him she has one son named Paulo Goude. She had in relationship with Swedish actor Dolph Lundgren. They lived for four year together. He is a former bodyguard of her also, but they never got engaged and split off after four years of their love affair. She got married to Atila Altaunbay in 1996. He is a Muslim from Turkey. In 2004, they got divorced. They had no child together. Previously, she got married to Chris Stanley and they called off their relationship in 1991. But she refused that fact and said that she only married once and that was with Atila. She started dating with Sven-Ole Thorsen in 1990 that is a Danish actor, stuntman and bodybuilder and was in an open relationship as of 2007.  Her net worth is 7 million dollars.

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Born in Spanish Town, Jamaica

1948 19th of May

She was born on May 19, 1948 in Spanish Town, Jamaica to parents Marjorie and Robert W. Jones. She was raised by her grandparents in a very religious environment and at the age of 13, she and her siblings joined her parents in Syracuse, New York. She has two siblings. 

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Began her career in Modeling

1966

She began her modeling career in 1966 when she was 18 by signing as a model with Wilhelmina Modeling agency in New York. She moved to Paris in 1970 and there she was hired for modeling by Yves St. Laurent, Claude Montana, and Kenzo Takada.

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Debut album Portfolio

1977

She was signed by Island Records and she released her first album "Portfolio" and that was in year 1977. That album reached number 52 on the Black Albums Chart in the U.S and 109 on Billboard's mainstream albums chart.

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Child Paulo Goude

1979 12th of November

She became mother for first time in her life in 1979. She gave birth to a son and named him Paulo Goude. The father of the child is Jean-Paul Goude who is the ex- boyfriend of her.

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Nominated for Grammy Award

1984

She was nominated for prestigious Grammy Award and that was in year 1984. She was nominated for that award for her album “A One Man Show” in the category of Best Long-Form Music Video.  It is 42 minute long.

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Nominated for Saturn Awards

1985

She has been nominated for Saturn Award in 1985, 1986 and 1987 for Conan the Destroyer, A View to a Kill, and Vamp respectively. She nominated for that award in the category of Best Supporting Actress for that three years.

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Married to Atila Altaunbay

1996

She got married for second time in her life in 1996. She got married to Atila Altaunbay. He is a Muslim from Turkey. Previously, she got married to Chris Stanley and they called off their relationship in 1991.

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Divorced with Atila Altaunbay

2004

Her personal life is not perfect as her career. She had different ups and downs in her love relationships. After having eight years of marriage relation, she got divorced with Atila Altaunbay and that was in year 2004.

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