Jodie Turner-Smith is known as a British actress, model, and producer. Jodie was born on September 7, 1986, in Peterborough, England, United Kingdom. She was born to Jamaican parents and has two siblings, one brother, and one sister. Jodie’s parents divorced at an early age; after her parent’s separation, she immigrated to Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States of America.
Jodie completed her early education at Gaithersburg High School. Jodie graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Pittsburgh in 2008. Moreover, she didn’t disclose more about her early life publically.
Jodie Turner-Smith is a Black British and belongs to the African ethnicity. Jodie Turner follows Christianity. She is 5 ft and 8 inches tall and weighs around 56 kg. Jodie is famous for having a unique fashion sense. Her unforgettable look stunned the Critics’ Choice Awards red carpet in 2022.
Jodie Turner-Smith is published on the list of the most famous movie actress. Jodie has earned a decent amount from her career; she gained most of her wealth from TV shows and movies.
Jodie’s primary source of income is modeling and acting for various brands. She collaborated with famous brands, which helped her to increase her revenue.
According to the survey, Jodie’s net worth in 2023 is approximately $500,000 US Dollars. Jodie has enough money to live a fancy and luxurious life. She lives a happy and prosperous life with her husband, Joshua Jackson, and her daughter Janie Jackson in Jamaica.
Jodie Turner-Smith moved to Los Angeles from Pittsburgh after completing her degree in her early twenties to work as a banker in a corporate firm in 2008. In 2009 was introduced to Pharrell Williams by a mutual; Pharrell is a musician and fashion designer, and he convinced Jodie to become a model.
Jodie started her first job as a model for Levi’s clothing campaign. She worked as a model in various music videos. Jodie gained popularity by appearing in the music video for The Dreams’ “Walking on the Moon.”
Jodie started her acting career officially by debuting in 2013 in a series called ‘True Blood.’ Jodie is famous for her role in ‘The Last Ship’ as Sgt. Azima Kandie played this role from 2017 to 2018.
Jodie played minor roles in music videos, TV series, and films until 2017. Jodie Turner-Smith got her breakthrough in 2017 after appearing as Azima Kandie in ‘The Last Ship’ of the TNT series; she played a significant role in the series and attracted her captive audience towards herself.
In 2018, Jodie got a lead role in the Netflix series ‘Nightflyer’ as Melantha Jhirl. She starred in two more series, including the crime drama ‘Queen and Slim’ as a Queen and Jodie in’ Jett Cinemax Series.’ She has been featured in Zayn Malik’s music video ‘Pillowtalk.’
In 2020 Jodie was supposed to play the role of Queen Anne Boleyn in the drama series ‘Anne Boleyn,’ but due to her busy schedule, the series ‘Queen Anne Boleyn,’ was released in 2021. She has also shown her acting skills in movies.
Jodie played the role of a challenging and ruthless military person in Michael B. Jordan’s action movie ‘Without Remorse.’ She also appeared in ‘After Yang’ in 2021. Moreover, Jodie has worked in several blockbuster movies like The Neon Demon, Acolyte, The Witches, and many more.
Jodie shows her comedy skills in the upcoming rom-com ‘Murder Mystery2’, released in summer 2023. Jodie Turner-Smith has been nominated for receiving awards nine times, and Jodie managed to win one prize during her career.
Personal & Married Life
Jodie Turner-Smith was born to Jamaican parents, her father’s name is Eron Smith, and her mother’s name is Hilda Smith. Jodie has two siblings, her sister’s name is Toni Garsson-Smith, and her brother’s name is Brandon Antonino Giovanni Smith.
Jodie was the youngest child in her house. She was raised in a poor household. Jodie once stated that her family was better than the family in which her mother was raised. She also said that she got everything she ever wished for.
Jodie always loved and admired her family. She spent an unforgettable time with her parents and siblings before immigrating to the UK after her parent’s divorce.
After completing her studies, Jodie moved to Los Angeles for her career. She pursued her career as a model and actress. She was doing well in her career when she met Joshua Jackson; he is a Canadian actor.
Jodie met Joshua Jackson for the first time at the 40th birthday party of Usher. She revealed that she noticed Joshua before he noticed her, but excitingly she still played hard to get. In 2021 Jodie disclosed on ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers,’ when Jodie and Joshua first met in 2018, they had a one-night stand.
Rumors were created from the premiere of Jodie’s movie ‘Queen and Slim’ in 2019 when they got engaged and were seen wearing rings on their left hand. The couple was also spotted in LA’s streets having a coffee date, and they started dating each other in 2018.
However, Jodie was not involved in past relationships, but Joshua dated many personalities. Joshua dated Diane for almost ten years and broke up in 2016, and he was also linked with TV host Alyssa and Model Shafia West.
Jodie is now a married woman; she married Joshua Jackson in 2019. She gave birth to her first daughter in 2020 and named her Janie Jackson. Jodie says she never wants to forget the feeling of being a mother. The couple calls their daughter the joy of their life.