Net Worth: $2.5 Million
- Source of Wealth Acting, Screenwriting, Stand-up Comedy
- Birth Place Plymouth, North Carolina, U.S.
- Height 6' 4" (1.93 m)
- Marital Status Married Shahidah Omar (m. 2007)
- Full Name Jerry Brooks
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth December 16, 1966
- Ethnicity African American
- Occupation Actor, Screenwriter, Stand-up Comedian
About J.B. Smoove
J.B. Smoove is the stage name of Jerry Brooks. He is an American writer, actor and a famous stand-up comedian. His net worth is $2.5 millions. He began his TV comedy career in the early 1990s with Russell Simmons’s Def Comedy Jam.
J.B. was born in Plymouth, North Carolina and brought up in New York. He studied at Norfolk State University in Virginia. He shortened his name to J.B. and added Smoove to his last name when he started performing as a stand-up comedian.
J.B. Smoove is best remembered for his recurring roles on series like Everybody Hates Chris and Saturday Night Live. He became famous as an actor when he wrote for Saturday Night Live and received a Writers Guild of America Award in 2007. He has also recurred in hit series like Curb Your Enthusiasm and Til Death.
Besides these TV and stand-up shows, he has also featured in multiple films like With or Without You, Pootie Tang, We Bought a Zoo and more. His first comedy special J.B. Smoove: That’s How I Dooz It’ was produced by Comedy Central in 2012.