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Jenifer Jeanette Lewis is a well-known American actress, singer and activist best known for her different roles in various popular films, Jenifer began her career appearing in Broadway musicals and worked as a backup singer for Bette Midler, She has appeared in films such as Beaches 1988, Sister Act 1992, What’s Love Got To Do With It 1993, Poetic Justice 1993, The Preachers Wife 1996, The Brothers 2001, Think to Lie a man And In The Sequel Think Like a Man Too 2014, The Wedding Ringer 2015, The Temptation TV Miniseries 1998, among others
Here is a short summary of Jenifer Lewis' career:
Jenifer Lewis debuted on Broadway in a small role in Eubie in 1979, the musical, based on the work of Eubie Blake soon after she arrived in New York. She has since starred in many films including; Beaches 1988, Body Wars 1989, Frozen Assets 1992, What’s Love Got To Do With It 1993, Poetic Justice 1993, Sister Act 2 Back In The Habit 1993, Shake, Rattle And Rock 1994, Dead Presidents 1995, Girl 6 1996, The Preachers Wife 1996, The Temptations 1998, Blast From The Past 1999, The Ponder Heart 2001, Nora’s Hair Salon 2004, Not Early Broken 2009, The Princess And The Frog 2009, Hereafter 2010, Think Like A man 2012, Secrets Of The Magic City 2014, The Wedding Ringer 2015, Cars 3 2017, The Addams Family 2019 among many others.
Family and Personal Life
Jenifer Lewis has never been married. However, she has been engaged four times and has an adopted daughter named Charmaine Lewis. Jenifer Lewis was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1990; she, however, hid her disorder at first because she was ashamed of it. She now embraces her mental illness after 17 years of therapy and ten years of being medicated for the disorder. ‘’you have to look in the mirror before you can go or grow into anything, you have to say you love yourself’ ’she says.
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Arnold Byrd (m. 2012)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (d. Charmaine Lewis)|
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Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Jenifer Jeanette Lewis|
|Age (as of today)||66 years|
|Date of Birth||January 25, 1957|
|Place of Birth||Kinloch, Missouri, US|
|Height||1.66 m, 5 feet 5 inches|
|Weight||60 kg, 132 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$3 million|
|Occupation||Activist, Actress, Singer|
Height, Weight, and Age
Jenifer Lewis' height is pretty average measuring 1.66 m. The activist weighs 60 kg. As of today, November 23, 2023, Jenifer Lewis is 66 years old.
"If you just want to be a star, go away."Jenifer Lewis
"You don't want to wait until something horrible happens to get help. Admit that something's not right. You might not know exactly what, but you still want to go get it checked out."Jenifer Lewis
"I did 'Eubie!' on Broadway with the Hines brothers, 'Comin' Uptown' with Gregory Hines, and then 'Hairspray.'"Jenifer Lewis
"I never thought I'd be using this phrase, but the pursuit of happiness - that's my right."Jenifer Lewis
"It's important to e alive in those moment, especially when you're doing something you love to do."Jenifer Lewis