Who Is Jasmine Guy? Wiki, Age, Height, Husband, Net Worth, Ethnicity

Jasmine Guy

Jasmine Guy is a well-known and accomplished actor, director, singer, and dancer. The guy is best known for her roles as Dina in the 1988 film School Daze and Whitley Gilbert-Wayne on the NBC The Cosby Show spin-off A Different World, which aired from 1987 to 1993. Guy won six consecutive NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her role on the show from 1990 to 1995. On The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, she is known as Kayla Samuels, and on Dead Like Me, she is known as Roxy Harvey.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name:Jasmine Guy
Real Name/Full Name:Jasmine Guy
Age:60 years old
Birth Date:10 March 1962
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height:1.57 m
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
Net Worth in 2024:$4 Million

Jasmine Guy Biography

Jasmine Guy was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to an African-American father and a Portuguese-American mother. She grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, in the affluent historic Collier Heights neighborhood, where she attended what was then known as the Northside liberal arts high school, later renamed North Atlanta high school.

Her mother, Jaye Rudolph (born 1930), was a former high-school teacher, and 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 religion. She moved to New York City at 17 to study dance at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center.

Jasmine Guy Age, Height, Weight

Jasmine Guy was born on March 10, 1962; She is  60 years old as of 2024. Her height is 1.57 meters, and her weight is 59 kilograms.

Jasmine Guy
Jasmine Guy


In 1982, she made her television debut as a dancer in seven episodes of the show Fame.’ Following that, she played Kayla in an episode of ‘The French Prince of Bel-Air in 1991.

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

Jasmine Guy also voiced Sawyer in ‘Cats Don’t Dance’ in 1997, Linda in ‘Guinevere’ in 1999, Tina in ‘Diamond Men’ in 2000, Janice in ‘Stomp the Yard: Homecoming’ in 2010, Nurse Mary in ‘October Baby’ in 2011, Leah Grimes in ‘Big Stone Gap’ in 2014, and other characters.

She is also a musician in addition to her acting career. In 1990, she released her self-titled debut album. Her album reached #143 on the US Top 200 Album Chart and yielded three singles: “Try Me,” “Another Like My Lover,” and “Just Want to Carry You.”

Jasmine Guy Achievements and Awards

In 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, and 1995, she won an Image Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for ‘A Different World.’ She was also nominated for an Image Award in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for ‘Dead Like Me’ in 2005 and has been nominated several times throughout her career.

Jasmine Guy’s Net Worth In 2024

Jasmine Guy has an estimated net worth of around $4 million as of February 2024, which she accumulated after working in several successful films that were box office hits. She was regarded as one of the greatest actresses of her era. She had done several endorsement deals for which she was compensated handsomely.

Jasmine Guy excels at what she does, and the world has handsomely rewarded her efforts. She is one of the wealthiest women in show business today, and her performances continue to have a significant impact.

Jasmine Guy Husband, Marriage

Guy married Terrence Duckett in August 1998, and the couple had one child, Imani, in 1999. Guy and Duckett divorced after ten years of marriage on April 8, 2008. Guy and her child then relocated to Guy’s childhood hometown of Atlanta. Guy supported Senator Bernie Sanders in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.