Jenifer Lewis Height Weight Body Measurements Age Net Worth

Jenifer Lewis

Jenifer Lewis
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Birth Date

January 25, 1957


67 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color

Dark Brown


5 ft 5½ in | 166.5 cm

Net Worth

$2 Million

Body Measurements

39-29-39 in | 99-73.5-99 cm


64 kg | 141 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

8 US | 38.5 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Jenifer Jeanette Lewis was born in Kinloch, Missouri, United States, on January 25, 1957, is an American actress.

Young Jenifer Lewis first started her acting career in Broadway production of revue "Eubie!" (1978).

She made her big screen debut in comedy drama film Beaches (1988) in role as Diva.

She got her television debut in CBS sitcom Murphy Brown (1990-1991) in role as Sales Person.

Jenifer's breakthrough performance came as Zelma Bullock in biographical musical drama movie What's Love Got to Do With It (1993).

Jenifer Lewis Height and Weight

How tall is Jenifer Lewis and what is her weight? Jenifer Lewis's height is 5' 5½" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 166.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight is 141 іn pоunds or 64 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Jenifer Lewis Age

Jenifer Lewis is 67 years old.

Jenifer Lewis Net Worth

Jenifer Lewis net worth is around 2 million dollars.

Jenifer Lewis Body Measurements

Jenifer Lewis body measurements are bust-waist-hip 39-29-39 in inches or 99-73.5-99 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size is 38C with cup size C.

Best Movies

She was nominated for the NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her roles in films:

What's Love Got to Do With It (1993) biographical musical drama as Zelma Bullock

The Preacher's Wife (1996) comedy drama as Marguerite Coleman

She played Michelle in comedy movies:

Sister Act (1992)

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)

She was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Best Actress for her performance as Jackie Washington in comedy mockumentary movie Jackie's Back (1999).

She voiced Flo in Pixar's Cars film series:

Cars (2006)

Cars 2 (2011)

Cars 3 (2017), for which she was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Outstanding Voice Performance

She was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Best Actress in a Television Miniseries or Movie and the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special for her role as Maggie in Lifetime comedy drama anthology film Five (2011).

She was nominated for the Annie Award for Voice Acting in a Feature Production for her voice role as Mama Odie in animated musical fantasy romantic comedy film The Princess and the Frog (2009).

She was nominated for the Acapulco Black Film Festival Award for Best Ensemble Cast for her role as Catherine Moore in romantic comedy film Baggage Claim (2013).

Corrina, Corrina (1994) romantic drama as Jevina Washington

Girl 6 (1996) romantic thriller comedy as Boss #1 — Lil

She voiced Motown Turtle in animated comedy film Shark Tale (2004).

She voiced Gogo in animated adventure movie Zambezia (2012).

Playin' for Love (2013) comedy as Alize Gates

She voiced Great Auntie Sloom in animated supernatural black comedy film The Addams Family (2019).

Christmas on the Square (2020) musical as Margeline

She voiced Minister Nazara Prone in animated musical fantasy film Spellbound (2023).

Best TV Shows

She won the Black Reel Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and was nominated for two Critics' Choice Television Awards for Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series and Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Ruby Johnson in ABC sitcom Black-ish (2014-2022).

She was nominated for the NAMIC Vision Award for Best Performance – Drama for her role as Receptionist Lana Hawkins in Lifetime medical drama series Strong Medicine (2000-2006).

She had recurring role as Dean Dorothy Dandridge Davenport in NBC sitcom A Different World (1990-1993).

She had recurring role as Aunt Helen Smith in NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1991-1996).

Courthouse (1995) CBS drama series as Judge Rosetta Reide

She voiced Bebe Ho in animated stop-motion black sitcom The PJs (1999-2001).

She had recurring role as Veretta Childs in UPN/The CW sitcom Girlfriends (2002-2006).

Meet the Browns (2009-2010) TBS sitcom as Vera Brown

The Playboy Club (2011) NBC historical crime drama series as Pearl

She voiced Professor Granville in Disney's superhero comedy drama animated series Big Hero 6: The Series (2017-2021).

I Love That for You (2022) Showtime comedy show as Patricia Cochran


Attended Kinloch High School.

Studied at the Webster University in Webster Groves, Missouri.

She received an honorary degree from Webster in 2015.

Has six older siblings.

She sang in her church choir at the age of five.

She also worked as a back-up singer for Bette Midler.

She was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1990.

She co-wrote and starred in a one-woman show "The Diva is Dismissed" (1994), at the Public Theatre in New York, for which won two NAACP Theater Awards.

Published a book "The Mother of Black Hollywood" in 2017.

Featured in music videos for:

Todrick Hall "What's Going On", "Ring-a-Ling" and "Apple Pie" (2018)

Erykah Badu "On & On" (1997)

She voiced Flo in video games:

Cars (2006)

Cars Mater-National Championship (2007)

Cars Race-O-Rama (2009)

Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.


She married Arnold Byrd in 2012, they have one adopted daughter, Charmaine Lewis.