Jussie Smollett is an open gay. In an interview with Ellen DeGeneres in March 2015, Jussie revealed that he is gay and he does not have any interest in having girlfriends. He also announced that he is seeing some boys these days. In an interview with Out Magazine, Jussie Smollett gushed about his sexual orientation,
If I had to label myself, I would label myself as a gay man.
Jussie Smollett's childhood dream was acting. In the summer of 1987, he made his acting debut by appearing in national network commercials in NYC. He made his professional acting debut by starring the role of Salem Bordeaux in 1991, TV movie, A Little Piece of Heaven. Then he appeared in the movies like The Mighty Ducks, North, and The Skinny and finally kissed the pinnacle of his career after he appeared in the television series Empire.
His annual salary is said to be around $58,824 and his net worth is $500,000.