|Real Name/Full Name||Grace Beverly Jones|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Grace Jones|
|Birth Place:||St. Catherine, Jamaica|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||19 May 1948|
|Age/How Old:||72 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 68 Kg
In Pounds – 150 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Bishop Robert W. Jones
Mother – Marjorie
|Siblings:||Noel Jones, Chris Jones|
|School:||Pentecostal All Saints School|
|College:||Onondaga Community College|
|Marital Status:||In an open relationship|
|Husband/Spouse Name:||Atila Altaunbay|
|Profession:||Singer, producer, actress, model|
|Net Worth:||$8 million|
|Last Updated:||April 2021|
Grace is one of the successful models of Jamaican origin a career she started in the early 1970s. Besides modeling, she is also a musician as well as an actress. She is credited with starting cross-dressing movement in 1980 which has gone a long way to inspire many people and celebrities worldwide. Celebrities like Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Nile Rodgers, Annie Lennox and others have all been inspired by Jones cross-dressing.
Her music career took off in 1977, 16 years after moving to the US. As mentioned, she is also an actor and appeared in supporting roles in 1970 and 1980s films before clinching her first mainstream appearance in Conan the Destroyer film in 1984 with Arnold Schwarzenegger.
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Biography and Early Life
Grace Jones was born on 19th May 1948 in st. Catherine Jamaica. Her father Robert W. Jones was a politician before jumping ship and became a bishop. Her mother was Marjorie and her work was to support her husband in her ministry work. Jones has six siblings but the only Noel Jones is known to many.
When she was still a kid, her parents moved to the US, and they were left under her grandmother’s care who by then had gotten married to her husband Peart. According to Jones, the man abused them by regularly betting on them which made her hate him.
Her parents brought her and her siblings to the US when she was 13 and settled in Lyncourt, New York. Having being raised in Pentecostal faith and by a Pentecostal pastor, she had to attend church services very Sunday and join family prayers every night. She found it tedious and she began rebelling by drinking alcohol, applying make-ups and even going to clubs which were associated with gay people.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Grace Jones in 2021, and what is her height and weight? Well, Grace Jones’s age is 72 years old as of today’s date 11th April 2021 having been born on 19 May 1948. Though, she is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 150 lbs in Pound and 68kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark Brown and hair color is Black.
Jones began her school life in her native country Jamaica before relocating to the US as a teenager. In Jamaica, she attended Pentecostal All Saints School before being transferred to a public. In school, she wasn’t a students’ favorite and had only friends and others used to tease her because she was skinny. Besides being average in her studies, she did well in sports.
After moving to US she attended Onondaga Community College where she majored in Spanish. At the age of 18, she got her first professional modeling contract with Wilhelmina modeling agency.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
Though not among the most controversial celebrities, her personal life has had its fair share of controversy. In her modeling work, she met Jean-Paul Goude who she started dating, and from this relationship, her only son Paulo was born in 1979. In 1996, she married a Turkish national Atila Altaunbay, and it’s not known when the pair separated.
She later met Dolph Lundgren who she had hire as her bodyguard and dated him for four years. After their breakup, she dated Sven-Ole Those in 1990, but again the affair didn’t last long. Currently, Jones states she is in an open relationship, but it’s not known with who.
Her father-daughter relationship was a strained one as she says her dad was very strict. According to her, her father was of the view her voice should only be used to glorify God something she differed with. On the other hand, her mother supported her though secretly as she never wanted to crush with her husband.
Is Grace Jones Lesbian?
Jones is known to be straight and has never been in a gay relationship. Though as a teenager she used to go to gay clubs, she never got herself in a gay relationship.
Jones has three careers associated with her. Her music career took off when she was signed by Island Records and she released her debut album Portfolio in 1077. In 1978, Jones released her second album with her third album Muse released in 1979. In total Jones has ten albums to her name with her last being Hurricane which she released in 2008.
Her professional modeling career started almost the same time her music career was kicking off and at the age of 18, she signed her first modeling contract Wilhelmina modeling agency. Since then, she has made covers of Vogue, Stem, and Elle besides doing runway modeling to many clothing brands. She has also been acting for many years and has featured in many prominent films including the 1985 James Bond movie.
With a career spanning for more than four decades, Jones has seen some of her best work being awarded different awards. Her first award nomination came in 1983 when she was nominated for Top Disco Artist in the female category in the Billboard Music Awards. One year later she was nominated for two awards the first being for Grammy Awards and the second Bravo Otto Awards winning the latter. In total, she has won four major awards and has been nominated fourteen times.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Grace Jones in 2021
Jones fortune has come from her career in music, modeling, and acting. Her current net worth is estimated to be around $8 million as of 2021.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Jones brother, Noel Jones is a preacher in Gardena California with a congregation of around 17,000 members.
- Due to her dad’s strictness in matters of faith, Jones resented Jamaican churches refused to attend any Jamaican church since then.
Though Jones was seen as rebellious when she was young, she believed matters of religion should not be forced to anyone. She believes faith is a personal decision and people should be left alone in choosing what to believe.