Jerry Angelo Brooks who is referred as JB Smoove is an American comedian, writer, voice actor and a writer. His career in acting started with a television series ’’Def Comedy Jam’’ in 1995. He has featured in an HBO series that is dubbed ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm.’ Also, he has featured in a sitcom that is dubbed ‘The Millers’ from the year 2013 to the year 2015. Here is a quick summary of the net worth of JB Smoove in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
J.B was born in 1965 on December 16th in Plymouth which is in North Carolina to Floyd Brooks and also Elizabeth Brooks. Since he was three years old, he has grown in Mount Vernon in New York. He has spent a large chunk of his time with the extended family from his mother side that is in the Plymouth area, which inspired his comedy career.
He attended Mount Vernon High School before proceeding to pursue his degree at Norfolk State University which is in Virginia while studying engineering and the graphic design. Smoove would later move to work as perfume formulator and sells fire extinguishers.
In the year 2007, Smoove got married to his longtime sweetheart, Shahindar Omar, who is a singer. The couple has a daughter, and the family is living in Los Angeles. When he started to perform comedy, he shortened his name to J.B Smoove to make it easy to pronounce for the audience.
Career, Awards & Nominations
JB Smoove has landed recurring roles on the ‘Everybody Hates Chris’ and ‘Saturday Night Live.’ On the SNL, he has worked as a writer and became a recipient of 2007 Writers Guild of the America award for the Best Comedy. He became part of the crew of ‘Saturday Night Live’ for three years. Smoove has been featuring on HBO comedy ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ since its sixth season. The role he landed was after he brought a stint on the SNL.
Despite being based in the east coast, he was in LA for his friend funeral, so he never attended the audition. He wrote a book ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ which was released in 2017. He landed a major role on a series that was aired on Fox network ‘Till Death’ together with Brad Garett. In 2008, he featured in several episodes of ‘The Gong Show with the Dave Attell.’
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of JB Smoove is over $6.5 million. The wealth has been created from several sources including his career as a comedian and actor. He has featured in several movies and sitcoms that has generated a large chunk of his wealth. Also, he has written several books that have achieved massive sales.
There has been no doubt that JB Smoove has created a name for himself. He has created himself as a brand, and this attracted several producers to want to work with him. The most recent comedy that he has featured in is a comedy parody by the name ‘Real Husbands of Hollywood.’