Grace Jones

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Full Name Grace Jones
Age 72 Years Old
Nick Name Grace Mendoza, The Queen of Gay Discos
Gender Female
Famous As Singer
Birth Date May 19, 1948
Birth Place Spanish Town, St. Catherine, British Jamaica

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Grace Beverly Jones famed as Grace Jones is a talented singer and actress in Hollywood. She is also a supermodel, songwriter, and a record producer. She won a number of awards as well as nominated for over five awards. With a successful career, she managed to accumulate a massive fortune. Grace worked with photographers such as Jean-Paul Goude, Helmut Newton, Guy Bourdin, and Hans Feurer, and became known for her distinctive androgynous appearance and bold features. She is a very talented singer.

Grace Jones Rocks Zendaya Show as Valentino Gets Ovation

A one-off itinerant extravaganza courtesy of American designer Tommy Hilfiger’s “buy-now” collaboration with actress-singer Zendaya gave Paris Fashion Week a case of Saturday night fever. On Sunday, Valentino’s Pierpaolo Piccioli yet again received a standing ovation, and Thom Browne blurred the gender lines. For Hilfiger’s disco-inspired show, the Champs-Elysees Theatre flashed with Pac-Man and Space Invaders arcade games while excited guests, including British race car driver Lewis Hamilton and model Gigi Hadid, snacked on popcorn and candy jawbreakers. American actress and singer Zendaya, 22, became the latest in a long line of celebrities to try their hand at fashion design in Paris. The “Spider-Man: Homecoming” star spoke to The Associated Press about receiving a phone call from Hilfiger to discuss a collaboration. “I got a call from Tommy Hilfiger himself, which was pretty crazy. I was not expecting that,” she said.

Grace Jones stuns at Zendaya and Tommy Hilfiger's diverse Paris Fashion Week show

  • After a month of controversial designs from high-end houses and fast-fashion brands, Tommy Hilfiger's collaboration with Zendaya finally got it right. The Tommy Hilfiger x Zendaya show celebrated diversity at Paris Fashion Week, casting only African-American models to showcase the '70s-inspired line, including the iconic Grace Jones. 
  • While jamming to her hit song "Pull Up to the Bumper," the ageless supermodel and singer, 70, strutted and danced her way down the runway to close Saturday's show in a shimmery gold bodysuit and metallic striped blazer. 
  • The catwalk queens did not stop there. Pioneering models Beverly Johnson, 66, the first African-American model to cover American Vogue; Pat Cleveland, 68, often described as the world's first black supermodel; and Veronica Webb, 54, the first African-American woman to have a major cosmetics contract, all walked the runway.
  • Zendaya, who said Hilfiger gave her full control of the designs, drew inspiration from "iconic women" of the late 1970s and early 1980s. The collection featured Breton stripes, flared denim and leather pants, torso-hugging jumpsuits and a shimmering pleated silken gown with a cape.
  • At the end of the show, the entire cast of African-American models marched down the runway to Sister Sledge's "We Are Family," prompting the audience to playfully sing along. 

Why is Grace Jones famous for?

Grace is famous for being the successful modelling career during which she posed for popular magazines like Elle and Vogue and worked with esteemed designers such as Giorgio Armani and Karl Lagerfeld and for the success of her studio albums such as Nightclubbing and Slave to the Rhythm, which made her a central figure in the new wave style music culture. Also, she is famous for appearing in popular and successful movies such as Conan the Destroyer and A View to a Kill. She won a Saturn Award nomination for supporting actress for her work in both the movies.

Early Life, Family, Birthday, Education, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Wikipedia, Bio of Grace Jones 

Grace Jones was born on 19th May 1948 as Grace Beverly Jones in Jamaica to Robert W. Jones and Marjorie Jones. She has a brother named Noel Jones. She is American and belongs to black ethnicity. Her zodiac sign is Taurus. Her religion is Christian. At present, her age is 70 but her age will be 71 on her upcoming birthday in May as of 2019. She was shy and skinny during her childhood days and was often teased by her classmates. 

Regarding her education, she moved to New York at 13 and joined Syracuse University after completing her schooling. She was studying Spanish but she left the college in halfway to accompany a drama professor to Philadelphia.

Height, Weight and Other Body Measurement

Grace has an average height and a perfect body. She is right-handed and covers a sexy body structure. She has very attractive body measurements, her Bra size (Cup size) is 34A (US) and height, weight is 6 feet and 59 kgs respectively while her figure measurement is 35-32-36 and shoe, dress size is 9 (US) and 6 (US) respectively. She has black hair color and brown eye color. She has maintained her athletic body build even after going through maternity once. Her other body measurement will be updated soon.

How Grace Jones Began Her Career? 

  • Grace Jones signed with the Wilhelmina Modelling agency when she was 18. 
  • During 1975-1976, she released a number of singles but unfortunately, none of them was a big success. 
  • In 1977, she released her debut album, 'Portfolio' which contained her first big hit single, 'La Vie en rose.'
  • After the success of her first album, she released her second album 'Fame' in 1978.
  • The album's lead single, 'Do or Die' became a huge club hit on U.S. and Canadian dance chart.
  • The most successful album of her career, 'Nightclubbing' was out in 1981. 
  • It spawned the hits 'Pull Up to the Bumper' and 'I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango)'.
  • After the success of her previous album, she brought out in quick succession in 1982, Living My Life which was a commercial success and reached Top 20 in several countries.
  • Apart from the music industry, she also appeared in a number of small budget movies in minor roles for so long and after which she landed her first substantial role as Zula in 'Conan the Destroyer' in 1984.
  • In 1986, she made her first foray into production with her album 'Inside Story'. 
  • She explored several elements of jazz, gospel and Caribbean sounds in the album.
  • She did not release any album during the 1990s. 
  • In 2008, after a period of almost 20 years, her album 'Hurricane' was released which includes. 
  • This Is, William's Blood, and Love You to Life.
  • Universal Music Group released a deluxe edition of her Nightclubbing album as a two-disc set and Blu-ray audio on 28th April 2014. 
  • The set contains most of the 12" mixes of singles from that album, plus two previously unreleased tracks from the Nightclubbing sessions, including a cover of the Gary Numan track "Me! I Disconnect from You". 
  • Similarly, In December 2016, Billboard magazine ranked her as "the 40th most successful dance artist of all the time."
  • In 2017, She collaborated with British virtual band Gorillaz, appearing on the song "Charger" from their fifth studio album Humanz. 
  • In October 2018, Jones received the Order of Jamaica from the Jamaican government.

Know About Grace's Awards And Achievement:

  • Grace was nominated for the Saturn Awards for Best Supporting Actress thrice: Conan the Destroyer (1984), A View to a Kill (1985), and ‘Vamp’ (1986). 
  • She even won multiple awards for her performance as an actress and a musician. 
  • Some of them include Bravo Otto Awards for Best Female Actor in 1985, The Voice of a Woman Award for Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017 and Bahamas International Flim Festival for Career Achievement Award in 2017.
  • She also received the Order of Jamaica from the Jamaican government in the month of October of 2018. 

Net Worth, Salary and Source of Income

According to some online sources, she has an estimated net worth of $ 7 Million at present. The majority of her income comes from her career as a model, singer, and songwriter. She also owns a house in Somerset, London. She also owns a McLaren 650s Spider which costs around $ 280,255.

Marital Status, Affairs, Children's, Sexual Orientation

The very successful singer and actress Grace Jones tied the knot with her boyfriend Atila Altaunbay in 1996. Although she remains married to him for over two decades, they haven’t brought a baby together in their wedlock. Moreover, her husband is a Muslim from Turkey and nothing else is known about his yet. But the lovey-dovey couple is free from any rumors of extramarital affairs as of 2019.

Moving on to her other relationships, most of her past affairs are pretty hazy but she was in a loving relationship with Jean-Paul Goude. Furthermore, the ex-lovers even welcomed a son together. Paulo Goude, her only son who was born out of her romance with Jean.

She was also once rumored to be married with her past boyfriend, Chirs Stanley. However, she later cleared that story on the 2015 memoir, 'I’ll Never Write My Memoirs' stating she only ever married one of her boyfriends.

Back in the 80s, she spent four years together with the Swedish actor Dolph Lundgren. Moreover, she provided him with the role of KGB officer in A View to a Kill James Bond movie. After that, she started dating the Danish actor and stuntman Sven-Ole Thorsen in 1990 which shortly ended in the mid-90s. 

She has straight sexual orientation and she is an expert in keeping professional life and private life in a harmonious condition without harming each other.

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