J.B. Smoove
J.B. Smoove
Real Name/Full Name Jerry Angelo Brooks
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: J.B. Smoove
Birth Place: Plymouth, North Carolina
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 16 December 1965
Age/How Old: 58 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 187 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 95 Kg
In Pounds – 209.43 lbs
Eye Color: Dark brown
Hair Color: Bald headed
Parents Name: Father – Floyd Brooks
Mother – Elizabeth Brooks
Siblings: 2
School: Vernon High School
College: Norfolk State University, Virginia
Religion: Islam
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Shahidah Omar
Kids/Children Name: 1
Profession: Actor, Writer, Comedian
Net Worth: $6 million
Last Updated: July 2024

J.B. Smoove, with a complete name as Jerry Angelo Brooks, is an American actor. He is also a writer and voice actor. With this, he has also been a part of the comedy industry. He is well known for playing his roles on “Curb Your Enthusiasm” as well as CBS’s “The Millers.” He also has shown his best side by putting his thoughts through the art of writing.

Well, how well do you know about J.B. Smoove? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about J.B. Smoove’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about J.B. Smoove to date.

Biography and Early Life

J.B. Smoove was born on December 16, 1965. He was born in Plymouth, North Carolina. His father was Floyd Brooks, and mother, Elizabeth Brooks. When he turned three, he was shifted to Mount Vernon in New York and was raised there. He grew up with his two other younger brothers. He lost his father due to diabetes when he was fifteen.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is J.B. Smoove in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, J.B. Smoove’s age is 58 years old as of today’s date 15th July 2024 having been born on 16 December 1965. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 187 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 209.43 lbs in Pound and 95kg in Kilograms.


Talking about  J.B. Smoove’s schooling years, he completed his graduation from Vernon High School in 1983. He had shown interest in Acting from a very young age but couldn’t give much importance to that. He then went to Norfolk State University, Virginia. There he pursued engineering in graphic design.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

J.B. Smoove With Wife Shahidah Omar
J.B. Smoove With Wife Shahidah Omar

J.B. Smoove married Shahidah Omar in 2007, who was a singer. They both have a happy living in Los Angeles. Smoove also has a daughter but not from his wife. She is from one of Smoove’s former relationships. Smoove has changed his real name by shortening it to J. B. and adding “Snoove” to it instead of Brooks. He did this when he entered the field of stand-up comedy. Sources say that Smoove is a vegan.

Is J B Smoove Gay?

No, J.B. Smoove is not gay. He has a wife, Shahidah Omar, and they both are sharing a healthy living. He also has a daughter though not from his wife but from his earlier relation. So this indicates that he is not gay and his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

J.B. Smoove, started his initial days of earning by working as a perfume formulator. He moved door-to-door to sell fire extinguishers. He stepped into the career of acting and television in 1995. He had his first arrival in the HBO Television series “Def Comedy Jam.” This opened his way into several other T.V. shows, series, and movies. This includes “Law & Order,” “Tomorrow Night” of 1998, “With or Without You” of 2003, as well as “Curb Your Enthusiasm” of 2007, which is continuing.

After some years, he tried comedy along with acting. He has gained much fame in various stand-up comedy events. He is also a writer for such events and has contributed to “Saturday Night Live.” Voice acting has also been a talent of Smoove, which he showcased in well-known movies like “Hell and Back” and “The Smurfs 2”.


J.B. Smoove has earned many awards and recognition for his acting and as a comedian. In 2018, He was nominated for Screen Actors Guild Awards for contribution in “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” He is also the WGA Award winner for his comedy role in “Saturday Night Live.”

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of J B Smoove in 2024

J.B. Smoove Net Worth
J.B. Smoove Net Worth

As of 2024, J.B. has a net worth estimated at $6 million. This estimation is self-justified looking to his career and work. He has a promising career in the world of acting and comedy. With this, he has also been a writer for various comedy series. All this has earned him a significant net worth.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • J.B. Smoove is well into listening to music via headphones.
  • He loves to listen to Ghazalsand follows many Ghazal artists of the world.
  • He also keeps an immense interest in painting and art.

J.B. Smoove is a successful and well-known name today. His immense hard work and talent have paid him a huge amount of fame and respect. He has turned inspiration for those who want to live their life in the world of acting and fiction. His being faithful towards his work has made him achieve such a height.


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