Grace Jones is a Jamaican-American singer, lyricist, actress, record producer, and supermodel. She is the recipient of Q Idol Award 2008 for her outstanding contributions in music dropping the albums like ‘Portfolio”, “Nightclubbing”, “Bulletproof Heart”, and “Hurricane”.
A multi-talented artist, let’s go through her thrilling life story in brief.
- Birthday: 19 May 1948 (Age 70)
- Ethnicity: Jamaican
- Nationality: Jamaican and American
Grace Jones Husband – Son and Family
In 1996, Grace Jones married with Atila Altaunbay, ending a rocky marriage through a divorce in 2004. Known for having multiple partners, Grace Jones has a son name Paulo Goude along with French personality Jean-Paul Goude.
Rumored for marrying Chris Stanley in late 80s, she has stated that “The truth is, I only ever married one of my boyfriends, Atila Altaunbay, a Muslim from Turkey” on her memoir in 2015.
Equally, in the hype for her romantic affairs, she lived with her then-bodyguard, actor Dolph Lundgren, for four years.
As of 2007, she was in an open relationship with Danish actor Sven-Ole Thorsen whom she began dating in 1990.
Born in Spanish Town, Jamaica, Grace is the daughter of late Bishop Robert W. Jones and Marjorie.
At the age of 13, she traveled to live with her parents in New York with her siblings.
Her brother Bishop Noel Jones, a megachurch preacher, starred in former reality series “Preachers of LA” in 2013.
- Parents: Robert W. Jones and Marjorie
- Husband: Atila Altaunbay (1996-2004)
- Children: Paulo Goude
- Marital Status: Married
Grew up in strict discipline of her father, she used to participate in Bible reading each night and prayer meetings as well due to family’s Pentecostal faith. In 2015, she has stated that her childhood was all about Bible and beatings.
Prior to attending nearby public school, she shortly studied the Pentecostal All Saints School in Jamaica.
Moving to New York, she completed her high school and joined Onondaga Community College and majored in Spanish. While in college, she also enrolled at theatre class during which she attended summer stock tour in Philadelphia.
Landing in the city, she made a decision to live there and became a go-go dancer, plunged herself into hippie culture and taking drugs like LSD.
Grace Jones Age and Height
Grace Jones stands with the height of 5 Feet 8 Inches (1.73 m) whereas her weight is 55 kilos. Famous for her distinct androgynous looks and sharp features, Grace has body measurements of 34-24-35 inches.
An attractive banana figure and tall body frame, Grace has ruled over the glamour industry since the mid-60s.
Her strong facial bones and androgynous look has flooded her with numerous modeling contracts from prestigious fashion brands.
Her ample bust requires the bra size of 34A and a shoe size of 11 US.
- Height: 5 Feet 8 Inches (1.73 m)
- Body Measurements: 34-24-35 Inches
- Plastic Surgery: Yes
- Weight: 55 KG (121 lbs)
On her 70s, she has maintained her toned physique undergoing intense workout and other physical activities. She still appears unbelievably juvenile, displaying her archetypal quirky style with carefully done cosmetic surgeries.
As a singer, supermodel, artistic muse, Bond girl and artwork in her, Grace is a one-off that every artist enjoys working with her.
This brunette badass loves fun-filled adventures and is obsessed with experimenting peculiar fashions. She is fond of ornate alcohol drinks, intellectual writings, sports, and luxurious cars.
Perfect epitome of vibrancy, she creates an amusing atmosphere in her presence making people love her weirdness.
Grace Jones Movies and Career
Jones has measured long axis to get down her stardom as famous Hollywood persona. Began her career as a model with Wilhelmina Modelling agency at the age of 18, she has walked for fashion houses like Kenzo, Claude Montana, and Yves St. Laurent.
Dropped 10 consecutive hit albums; she debuted in a feature film with the movie “Gordon’s War” in 1973.
- 1977: Released her first studio album “Portfolio” followed by the second release “Fame” (1978) and “Muse” (1979)
- 1980: Dropped her fourth album “Warm Leatherette”, Nightclubbing (1981), “Living My Life” (1982), and “Slave to the Rhythm” (1985)
- 1981: Kicked off in a tour “A One Man Show” after which she completed two more music tours
- 1985: Appeared as May Day in the James Bond film “A View to a Kill”
- 1986: Publicized her eighth album “Inside Story” subsequently “Bulletproof Heart” (1989), and “Hurricane” in 2008
- 1997: Portrayed the role of Evillene in the musical “The Wiz” at US Touring Revival
- 2017: Produced a documentary film “Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami”
Grace Jones Net Worth and Salary
Grace Jones Net Worth: Grace Jones is a Jamaican model, actress, and musician who has a net worth of $7 million dollars.
Brags as the notorious pop singer of the era, Grace Jones has worked with multiple big record labels like Island, Manhattan, Capitol, and Wall of Sound/PIAS, giving hit series of albums.
A hustler and determined, Grace has graced her career in a marvelous way beginning as a model and later as singer and actress.
- Salary: N/A
- Net Worth: $7 Million
Inspiring legend to artists like Lady Gaga, Annie Lennox, Rihanna, Basement Jaxx, and Róisín Murphy, she is considered as an influencer of 198s cross-dressing movement.
Awarded and honored with numerous accolades, she garnered huge amount through her splendid career.