Jasmine Guy

Jasmine Guy Wiki/Biography

Jasmine Guy is a renowned and skilled director, singer, dancer, and actor. Jasmine Guy is most known for her roles as Whitley Gilbert-Wayne on the NBC The Cosby Show spin-off A Different World, which aired from 1987 to 1993, and as Dina in the 1988 film School Daze. For her work on the program from 1990 to 1995, Guy earned six consecutive NAACP Image Awards for Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. She goes by the names Kayla Samuels on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Roxy Harvey on Dead Like Me.

She was born on 10 March 1962. Her age is 61 years as of 2023.

A Portuguese-American mother and an African-American father gave birth to Jasmine Guy in Boston, Massachusetts. She was raised in the affluent Collier Heights neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia, and went to North Atlanta High School, which was once known as the Northside Liberal Arts High School.

Her father, Reverend William Guy (born 1928), was the pastor of the historic Friendship Baptists of Atlanta, which served as an early home for Spelman College. He was also a university instructor in philosophy and theology. Her mother, Jaye Rudolph, was a former high-school teacher. When she was 17, she relocated to New York City to attend the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center to study dance.

What is the net worth of Jasmine Guy?

As of 2023, Jasmine Guy’s estimated net worth is $4 million. She amassed this wealth via acting in several box office successes. She was recognized as one of her era’s leading actresses. She had signed up for several endorsement arrangements, for which she received generous pay.

Because of Jasmine Guy’s talent and hard work, the world has amply rewarded her. She is one of the richest women in the entertainment industry right now, and her performances still have a big influence.

Quick facts about Jasmine Guy

Celebrated Name: Jasmine Guy
Real Name/Full Name: Jasmine Guy
Gender: Female
Age: 60 years old
Birth Date: 10 March 1962
Birth Place:  Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Nationality: American
Height:  5 ft 1 inch
Weight: 59 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Husband/Spouse (Name): Terrence Duckett (m. 1998–2008)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Imani Duckett)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Jasmine Guy Lesbian/Gay?: No
Profession: Actress
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2023: $4 Million


She appeared as a dancer in seven episodes of the television program Fame in 1982. She then played Kayla in a 1991 episode of “The French Prince of Bel-Air” after that.

She portrayed Dr. Jessica Bryce in “Living Single” in 1996, Captain Teri Washington in “The Outer Limits,” Delilah in “The Parkers,” Halle Berry’s character’s mother in the 1993 TV miniseries “Queen,” and most recently Sawyer in “OK K.O! Let’s Be Heroes” in 2019.

In addition, Jasmine Guy provided the voices for several other characters, including Sawyer in the 1997 film Cats Don’t Dance, Linda in the 1999 film Guinevere, Tina in the 2000 film Diamond Men, Janice in the 2010 film Stomp the Yard: Homecoming, Nurse Mary in the 2011 film October Baby, and Leah Grimes in the 2014 film Big Stone Gap.

Together with her acting career, she also pursues a musical career. She launched her debut album with the same name in 1990. Three singles from her album—”Try Me,” “Someone Like My Lover,” and “Just Want to Carry You”—were released as a result, and the album peaked at #143 on the US Top 200 Album Chart.

Achievements and Awards for Jasmine Guy

She won an Image Award for Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for “A Different World” in 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, and 1995. She has had numerous nominations throughout her career, including one for an Image Award in 2005 for “Dead Like Me” in the category of Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

Family, Husband, Relationship

Guy wed Terrence Duckett in August 1998, and the two welcomed Imani into the world in 1999. On April 8, 2008, Guy and Duckett split after ten years of marriage. Then Guy and her child moved to Atlanta, where Guy was born. Guy voted for Senator Bernie Sanders in the 2016 presidential contest in the United States.

Physical Appearance (Height, Weight)

Jasmine Guy is 59 kg in weight and 5 ft 1 inch tall.