The Truth Behind Jamie Foxx’s Height And Health Controversy

jamie foxx height
jamie foxx height

Eric Marlon Bishop, better known by his stage name Jamie Foxx, is tall and handsome. He is an actor, comedian, and singer who has won an Academy Award.

Jamie Foxx was born on December 13, 1969, which makes him 53 years old. When he was younger, Jamie Foxx wanted to become a professional American football player, but he didn’t have the height to do so. Instead, he chose to focus on other things. But if that were true, Foxx would not have chosen to work in Hollywood, where the average star is 5 feet 10 inches tall.

Foxx is shorter than most of the people he has worked with, but that hasn’t stopped him from getting major awards for his work. In this article, you will read all the interesting facts about Jamie Foxx, such as height, health updates, height comparison with other celebrities and many more. So read the article till the end.

Jamie Foxx Height And Recent Health Update

Jamie Foxx is 1.75 m tall, or 5 feet 9 inches. His height (or lack of it) hasn’t hurt his job in any way since many people have praised his work.

There hasn’t been much information about Jamie Foxx’s health, but some people are now saying that a COVID shot has left him “paralyzed and blind.”

Early in April, it came out that Foxx, who is 55 years old, had been admitted because of an unnamed “medical complication.” In May, his daughter Corinne Foxx said he was out of the hospital and “recovering,” but we still don’t know how his health is.

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Jamie Foxx Health

Since so little is known about the Oscar winner’s health and what made him sick, many people have made guesses about what caused this “complication.”

The conservative comedy team The Hodgetwins, who have 2 million Twitter followers, said that he was “paralyzed and blind” after “the COVID shot.” Their tweet was seen 2.5 million times, and about 20,000 people liked it, retweeted it, or commented on it. A Twitter account with 1.7 million followers called @catturd2 also retweeted the Hodgetwins post and said, “I hope people will finally wake up to the evil demons who forced this BS on everyone.”

A.J. Benza, a gossip columnist and podcast host, said these things for the first time on May 30 on the Ask Dr. Drew podcast, which is held by Dr. Drew Pinsky, a well-known media figure and doctor.

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Quick Info About Jamie Fox

Information Jamie Foxx
Stage Name Jamie Foxx
Birth Name Eric Marlon Bishop
Date of Birth December 13, 1969
Age 53 years old
Height 1.75 m / 5 feet 9 inches
Occupation Actor, Comedian, Singer
Awards Academy Award Winner
Recent Health Update Unknown
Weight 85 kg / 186 lbs

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Kevin Hart V/s Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx Height
Jamie Foxx Height

Kevin Hart is 5 feet 2 1/2 inches tall and is about 7 inches shorter than Jamie Foxx.

Kevin Hart has been the best-known comic in the world for the past ten years. He is also a triple-threat entertainer like Jamie Foxx. He has tried his hand at acting and singing but has had more success with acting. In the 2000s, Hart got his start as a comedian. After working on his comedy style for a while, he got more fans and started going on comedy trips. Later, these trips were filmed and turned into either documentaries or full-length movies.

I’m a Grown Little Man was the name of the first one, which came out in 2009. Then, in 2010, 2011, and 2015, he released Seriously Funny, Laugh at My Pain, Let Me Explain, and Kevin Hart: What Now? Kevin Hart has been in a number of movies that were big hits at the box office. Think Like a Man (2012) and its sequel, Grudge Match (2013), Ride Along (2014) and its sequel, Central Intelligence (2016), and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) are among them.

Hart hasn’t had as much success as a singer as he would have liked. He has put out a few songs with Trey Songz and T.I. on them, but his work in that area has not really taken off. Hart has had a very good career, so it’s clear that his height has had nothing to do with it. He is about 7 inches shorter than Jamie Foxx at 5 feet 2 12 inches (158.8 cm).

Jamie Foxx V/s Dwayne Johnson 

Jamie Foxx Height
Jamie Foxx Height

Jamie Fox and Dwayne Johnson have never worked together on a project. But if they ever get to work together and be in the same scene, Foxx would need more than just camera settings and boxes to look as tall as his coworker. Johnson, who used to wrestle and is known as “The Rock,” is 7 inches taller than Foxx at 6 feet 5 inches (196 cm).

But when it comes to their jobs, there isn’t as much of a difference as there is between their heights. Even though Johnson’s movies do well at the box office and make him one of the highest-grossing and highest-paid stars in the world, he hasn’t won any major awards or been recognized by his peers for his work. On the other hand, Foxx has won all the big awards from the organizations that give them out.

 Denzel Washington V/s Jamie Foxx 

jamie foxx height
jamie foxx height


Denzel Washington is about four inches bigger than Jamie Foxx, but not by much. He is said to be 185 cm (or 6 feet 1 inch) tall. Since the 1970s, Denzel has been working in movies. Before the TV show St. Elsewhere from 1982 to 1988 made him famous, he worked in the theater. Since then, Washington has been in many movies that critics liked, such as Glory (1989), Malcolm X (1992), Training Day (2001), American Gangster (2007), and Flight (2012).

He has won many awards for his work in these and other projects that aren’t on this list, including two Oscars, three Golden Globes, and a Tony Award. In 2020, the New York Times said that he was the best actor of the 21st century. As was already said, Foxx has won a few awards that will make him known for a long time as one of the best actors of his time. But he still has a few things to do before he can be compared to Denzel.

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Jamie Foxx V/s Kanye

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Jamie Foxx Height

Jamie Foxx and Kanye West, whose official name is now Ye, have worked together many times. Both artists and the rapper Twista had their first number-one hit in 2004 with the song “Slow Jamz.” The song was nominated for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration at the Grammy Awards in 2005 and Best Collaboration at the BET Awards in 2004. It was released as Ye’s second single from his debut album, The College Dropout and as the lead single from Twista’s fourth studio album Kamikaze.

Slow Jamz did so well in the market that Ye and Foxx said they would work together again in a few years to make another huge hit. “Gold Digger,” their next song, was the second single from Ye’s second studio album, Late Registration, which came out in 2005. Gold Digger topped lists all over the world and won several awards, including the Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance and the BET Award for Best Collaboration.

Foxx and Ye have worked on many songs over the years. One gives melodic singing and the other rhymes words. Who has had the better job between the two is a coin flip. But when it comes to height, Ye is one inch shorter than Foxx, who is 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Jamie Foxx’s Weight

Jamie Foxx weighs about 85 kg (186 lbs). He worked very hard to get there. Foxx watches what he eats and works out a lot.

In conclusion

Jamie Foxx, the talented actor, comedian, and singer, stands at a height of 1.75 meters or 5 feet 9 inches. Despite being shorter than some of his counterparts in Hollywood, his height hasn’t hindered his success. At 53 years old, Foxx has achieved remarkable milestones in his career, including winning an Academy Award.

Regarding recent health updates, limited information is available about Foxx’s health condition and the undisclosed medical complication he faced. Speculations and rumors have circulated, including claims that a COVID shot left him paralyzed and blind. However, these claims lack substantial evidence.

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Maria Gasper is a 'The Current' intern. She is a Journalism student at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. In June of last year, she was a reporting intern at Financial Planning magazine. She enjoys eating pasta, reading books by her favourite journalists, and playing with her three dogs when she is not writing finance articles. Words from Maria: “Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant.”