Joel Smollett Children

Nadine Caridi

Joel Smollett is popular for Joel Smollett children and their achievements. He was a cable splicer and he died of cancer. Joel Smollett children tell an ample number of success stories. Joel Smollett children pursued their career in modeling, acting and music.


Joel Smollett Sr., a Russian-Polish Jew. He was a cable splicer by profession. Joel Smollett children contribute to his actual name and fame.


Joel Smollett is a Russian-Polish. Later, he became an American personality. Actually, He was Jewish and is believed to have moved to the United States He is no more among us and he died of cancer. He fought the disease bravely but eventually, he lost the battle.

Early life and education

Joel Smollett along with his wife has been successful to groove concrete family values onto their children.

Career and net worth

Joel raised six children and that might have demanded him to work hard. He and his wife worked together to provide for the huge family. His net worth has not been disclosed yet even after his death.

Personal life and spouse

Joel Smollett personal life did not have major ups and downs before he died. He married beautiful African- American woman from New Orleans, Janet Smollett. The couple was said to be happy together and even after Joel’s death, his wife Janet has not been involved in extra affairs.  At least there are no rumors regarding such news. Janet met  Joel Smollett Sr., a Russian-Polish Jew, in the Bay Area, where they campaigned for civil rights.

Joel is a father of six children. All of the children were born in New York except Jazz and Jussie, who was born in California and Joel's obituary is at Eden Memorial Park

Joel Smollett children are the major part of Joel Smollett personal life. Joel Smollett children are actually very successful and he is basically known as a father of successful kids. The names of six Joel Smollett children are Jussie Smollett, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Jake Smollett, Jocqui Smollett, Jazz Smollett, Jojo Smollett. Among them, Jazz Smollett and Jurnee Smollett-Bell are Joel Smollett daughters and rest of them is Joel Smollett sons. All of Joel Smollett sons and Joel Smollett daughters are popular and known for their fames.

Joel Smollett children namely Jussie Smollett, Jake Smollett, Jazz Smollett, and Jurnee Smollett-Bell are the popular actors.

Taking look at Joel Smollett children and their achievement, it gives a positive vibe to all of his well wishers. Jurnee Smollett Jurnee starred in the popular ABC sitcom On Our Own with all of her siblings for two seasons in 1994 and 1995. We could see her appearance in shows like House, Martin, and Grey’s Anatomy. In 1999 Jurnee starred in Disney’s Selma, Lord, Selma. Jussie Langston Smollet who is one of Joel Smollett sons is also an actor plus singer. He is also a photographer. He started acting right from his early age of 4. He starred as Jamal Lyon in Fox's primetime drama Empire.  Jake Smollett is his other son who is very popular. He is a professional actor who began his career as a diaper model in his first years of life. Jocqui Smollett Is yet another Joel’s son who is into acting who began acting with his very first appearance in On Our Own (1994).

All of the siblings were said to be very close when they were growing and bouncing their life between New York and Los Angeles. The members of the Smollett clan have made good on their childhood promise. The Smolletts have also been outspoken politically. They have devoted to causes like H.I.V./AIDS prevention and ending apartheid since their school years. They take her mother as their acting coach. Growing up they had their own world. Joel and wife Janet sure had provided a very good w=environment.

They were raised in the orbit of the Black Panthers and, lately, have lent their voices to the Black Lives Matter movement. Their trajectory, from child stars to successful adults, is born of their family and its history of activism.

Awards, achievements, and recognitions

Joel Smollett has died and he might have been into some form of social media because escaping from social media is kind of very unlikely thing in this modern world. Talking about his achievements, the major achievements that Joel has got before he lost his life is to see his children doing wonders in their field. He along with his wife was able to build a lot of family values and this is also one of his achievements. It is to be noted that all achievements are not measured in the number of awards and recognitions. Sometimes achievement of a person can also measured intrinsically and similar is the case of Joel.

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