Jasmine Guy Biography

Updated On Jul 16, 2019 Published On Apr 30, 2016
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Date of Birth: 1962 , March-10
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 2 Inch
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Winner of Image Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, Jasmine Guy is an actress from the United States who is also popular in the film industry as a director. She is mainly popular for starring the role of Whitley Marion Gilbert–Wayne on The Cosby Show A Different World. She is also a talented singer and dancer.

Jasmine Guy's early life

Jasmine Guy was born on 10th March 1962 in Boston, Massachusetts, the United States of America to Jaye Rudolph and William Guy. She was born and raised in a wealthy family. Her parents were so loving and caring for her when she was young.

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She is an American and is of African American and white American descent.

When Jasmine was aged 17, she joined the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center. There she studied dance.

Jasmine Guy's married life

On 22nd of August 1998, Jasmine got married to Terrence Duckette. As a married couple, they welcomed a lovely daughter Imani in early 1999. This married life lasted only for a decade as they got divorced in 2008.

Her height is five feet and two inches. 

Jasmine Guy's career and net worth

Jasmine Guy has been active as an actress since the early 1980s. She made her acting debut in 1982 by appearing in the TV series Fame, starring Debbie Allen.

She appeared in this TV series as a dancer. Four years later she appeared in the TV series The Equalizer where she starred the role of Gloria.

Guy made her feature film debut in 1988 by starring the role of Dina in the movie School Daze, featuring Giancarlo Esposito and Ossie Davis.

She got her rise in fame in the late 1980s by portraying the role of Whitley Marion Gilbert Wayne in the TV series A Different World, alongside Lisa Bonet.

Till date, Jasmine Guy has appeared in more than 50 movies and TV shows. She is also gifted with a loving voice and her debut album Jasmine Guy was released on 16th of October 1990.

Jasmine Guy's net worth

Her net worth is $2 Million. She was cast in the Scary Movie which had a total box office earnings of $78.4 million.

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Born in Boston, Massachusetts

March 10 , 1962

 Jasmine Guy was born in the early 1960s in Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America to Jaye Rudolph and William Guy. She was born and raised in wealthy family. She is an American and is of African American and white American descent.

Joined Alvin Ailey American Dance Center

1979

Though both of her parents were not associated with acing and dancing, Jasmine Guy induced her interest in dramas since her childhood days. When Jasmine was aged 17, she joined Alvin Ailey American Dance Center. There she studied dance.

Began her acting career

1982

Jasmine Guy made her acting debut in 1982 by appearing in the TV series Fame. She appeared in this TV series as a dancer. Four years later she appeared in the TV series The Equalizer where she starred the role of Gloria.

First feature film, School Daze

1988

Jasmine Guy made her feature film debut in 1988 by starring the role of Dina in the movie School Daze. The following year she appeared in the movies like Runaway and Harlem Nights. In 1997, she voice acted the role of Sawyer in the movie Cats Don't Dance. 

Appeared in the television series, A Different World

1987

Jasmine Guy is an actress from United States who is also popular in the film industry as a director. She got her rise in fame in the late 1980s by portraying the role of Whitley Marion Gilbert Wayne in the TV series A Different World.

Released her debut album, Jasmine Guy

October 16 , 1990

Jasmine Guy is also gifted with a loving voice and her debut album Jasmine Guy was released on 16th of October 1990. Her hit song Try Me was released on 28th of September 1990. She is also known for the song Another Like My Lover. 

Married to Terrence Duckette

August 22 , 1998

On 22nd of August 1998, Jasmine Guy got married to Terrence Duckette. As a married couple, they welcomed a lovely daughter Imani in the early 1999. This married life lasted only for a decade as they got divorced in 2008.

First child, Imani Duckett

March 28 , 1999

Jasmine Guy became mother for the first time in her life in 1999. She and her ex husband Terrence Duckette welcomed their first child together on 28th of March and that time it was a baby girl and they named her Imani Duckett.

Won Image Awards

1990

Jasmine Guy is mainly popular for starring the role of Whitley Marion Gilbert–Wayne on The Cosby Show A Different World. For this she has been honored with Image Awards several times in her life. She won this award for the first time in 1990 for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.