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Beauty attracts the eye but talent captures the heart, this line is well proved by the ‘Jeannette Dubois’ renowned with the name of ‘Ja’Net DuBois’, an American actress, singer-songwriter as well as a dancer who was best known for her portrayal of a friend of the Evans family on the sitcom Good Times, which originally aired from the year 1974 to 1979 and of Willona Woods, the neighborhood gossip maven.
Moreover, she sang as well as co-wrote the theme song “Movin’ on Up” for The Jeffersons. Unfortunately, she passed away on February 18th, the year 2020 and she died unexpectedly in her sleep.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 5 August 1945, this gorgeous lady died at the age of 74 years old on February 18th, 2020. This lady had a good height of 168 in Centimetres and 5’6” in Feet & Inches. Her black eyes and shiny brown hair enhance her beauty.
She seems fit with the weight of 59 in kilograms and 130 lbs in pounds. Her figure measures 34 inches breast, 27 inches waist, and 35 inches hips. Her shoe size is 6 (UK).
She earns a decent amount of money and fame through her profession as a TV and film actress. Her net worth at the time of her death is $2 million approx.
Education / Family
DuBois was born and raised up in Brooklyn, New York, the U.S, and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. She is born to her father Gordon Dubois and her mother Lillian Gouedy. She also has a lovely sister named Lilian DuBois. As for her education, she didn’t reveal any information with regards to her education and educational qualifications.
|Real Name||Jeannette Dubois|
|Birth Place||Brooklyn, New York, the U.S|
|Date Of Birth||5 August 1945|
|Age||74 years old (at the time of her death)|
|Height||In centimeters – 168 cm
In feet inches – 5’6”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 59 kg
In Pounds – 130 lbs
|Profession||Actress, Dancer, Singer, and Songwriter|
|Home Town||Brooklyn, New York, the U.S|
|Fathers Name||Gordon Dubois|
|Mothers Name||Lillian Gouedy|
Career / Fashion And Style
As of her career, she started her career in the 1960s in theatre after appearing in Broadway’s Golden Boy with Sammy Davis Jr. and Louis Gossett Jr. In 1969, she has been appearing in a movie J.T. She played the role of Vera in Diary of a Mad Housewife in 1970. She operated the Ja’net DuBois Academy of Theater Arts and Sciences during the 1980s.
She co-starred with Clifton Davis in And I Still Rise in 1992. In 1988, she co-starred in the film I’m Gonna Git You Sucka and Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle in 2003. She also appeared on television in several shows such as The Steve Harvey Show, A Different World, Moesha, and The Wayans Bros.
At the 2006 TV Land Awards, she received The Impact Icon Award along with the cast of Good Times. In 1999 and 2001, she won Emmy Awards for her voice-over work on the animated program The PJs. She served as Grand Marshal for the North Amityville Community Parade and Festival Day in 2000 in Amityville, New York.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More
Reflecting on her personal life, she was a married woman who tied the marriage knot with Sajit Krishna Gupta in 1950 but the relationship ended in 1959. The couple has been blessed with children named Provat Gupta, Rani Gupta, Kesha Gupta-Fields, and Raj Kristo Gupta. In 1959, she was rumored to be in a relationship with actor Brock Peters.
|Husband||Sajit Krishna Gupta|
|Children||Provat Gupta, Rani Gupta, Kesha Gupta-Fields, and Raj Kristo Gupta
Here we are providing you a list of her favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Ja’Net DuBois
- DuBois’s first assignment as a professional model was the cover of 1959 “Porgy and Bess” LP.
- DuBois is considered as the first African-American lady who appears daily on a daytime show, Love of Life.
- At the 2006 TV Land Awards, she received The Impact Icon Award along with the cast of Good Times.
- For her role in the Lifetime movie Other Women’s Children, she won a CableACE award for Best Supporting Actress in 1995.
- She operated the Ja’net DuBois Academy of Theater Arts and Sciences during the 1980s.
- According to her family, she died unexpectedly in her sleep.
- She lent her voice for the character of Mrs. Avery in claymation comedy The P.J.s and Mrs. Patterson in animated As Told by Ginger.
- She co-founded the non-profit event, Pan African Film & Arts Festival in 1992.
Social Media Profile(s)
- Instagram – Not Known
- Twitter – @janetdubois106
- Facebook – Not Known