Who is Joel Smollet

Joel Smollett is not a popular fellow, but he earned the name “Smollett’ famous through his offspring. He infused in the film business through his offspring. One of his children, Jussie Smollett, also recognized as Jamal Lyon, following his significant role in the movie series, called Empire which becameed as  a multiple award-winning actor.

Joel Smollett was born on 8th of October in the year 1956. He is of Jewish origin that left from Russia to  Poland and then to America. He is the first Smollett emigrant.

While in America, Smollett tied the knot to a gorgeous African-American,  called Janeth Smollett. Janeth was born on the 27th of November in the year 1952 and is referred to as one of the originators of the famous Marvel movie Black Panther.

Joel and Janeth Smollett are blessesd with six (6) children. Amongst their children are actors, singers, producers, and models- all six kids are prosperous in their pursuits.


Joel Smollett was an affectionate father who invested in his household. His fatherly functions didn’t stop in attacking family issues as he played a key part in his kids’s pursuits as well. He was a role criterion for his children and coached them into the prosperous men and women they grew up to belve to be today.

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Joel is still recognized as a patriarch of the Smollett household, and even after his demise, his children still memorize him as the basis of their motivation. On one of the Fathers’ Day, one of his daughters, Jurnee, had taken to her Instagram platform to commemorate him with a profound tag that read thecordingly as; “Love you, father. Keep flying high up there. Till we see again. Love, your little girl.”

Quick fact about Joel Smollet

  • Real Name – Joel Smollett
  • Nickname – Joel
  • Date of Birth – 8 October 1956
  • Death Date – 7 January 2015
  • Birth Place – Unknown 
  • Zodiac sign – Not Known
  • Eye Color – Black
  • Hair Color – Black
  • Religion – Judaism
  • Nationality – American
  • Ethnicity – Not Known
  • School Name – Not Known
  • College Name – Not Known
  • Qualifications – Not Known
  • Father Name – Peter Smollett
  • Mother Name – Molly Hirschenson
  • Sibling Name – Not Known
  • Profession – Cable splicer
  • Age – 58 Years (Died)
  • Weight – (Approx.) 65 kg
  • Height – (Approx.) 5 feet 7 inches
  • Marital Status – Married
  • Wife Name – Janet Smollett
  • Children  – Jussie, Jake, Jojo, Jazz, Jacqui, , and Jurnee Smollett
  • Source Of Income – Cable splice career
  • Salary – Not Known
  • Net Worth – Not Known

Joel Smollet Educational Background

There’s no verified information regarding to his educational background.

Joel Smollet Career

He was a cable splicer when he was active in service. Further information on his update will be posted here in dailygam.

Joel Smollet Net Worth

Information regarding his net worth is unknown as the time of this publication being 2022. 

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Joel Smollet Relationship

Joel Smollett left from Russia and Poland to America, and it was there he came across his wife, called Janet Smollett.

The duo is endowed with six (6) kids. All of his children are prosperous in their respective profession. They are named as follows, Jojo Smollett, Jussie Smollet, Jazz Smollett,  Jurnee Smollett, Jake Smollett, and Jacqui Smollett.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Jojo Smollet father?

 Joel Smollet is the father of Jojo

How old is Joel Smollet before his death?

He is 33 years old.

Who is the father of Jussie Smollet?

Joel Smollet is the father of Jussie.


Joel Smollet was a loving father and his demise caused a lot of vacuum in the heart of the ones who loved him. 

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Last Updated 1 year by Ogbu

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