Corinne Foxx is the professional moniker of American model and upcoming actor Corinne Marie Bishop. Being the daughter of popular actor and singer Jamie Foxx, Corinne Foxx joined the entertainment industry at a tender age. She was a high-school cheerleader, and that earned her the opportunity to get featured on the cover of a popular teen magazine. Foxx then ventured into modeling. She has graced the ramp for several fashion labels. She has also walked at the prestigious 'New York Fashion Week' twice. Foxx has attended various acting schools and has a few projects lined up. She is all set to establish her identity as an actor, just like her father. Foxx has, however, already made a couple of TV appearances and has been featured in a music video, too.
Childhood & Early Life
Corinne Foxx was born Corinne Marie Bishop, on February 15, 1994, in Los Angeles, U.S., to American actor, singer, comedian, songwriter, TV host, and producer Eric Marlon Bishop, better known as Jamie Foxx, and his ex-girlfriend, Connie Kline. She has a younger half-sister named Anelise, born to Kristin Grannis and Jamie Foxx in August 2009.
For a long time, the identity of Foxx's mother was not revealed, because the family wanted to keep their personal lives away from the media.
Corinne Foxx attended high school at the 'Sierra Canyon School' and was a cheerleader there. In 2016, Foxx joined the 'University of Southern California,' where she studied public relations. She was a 'Pi Beta Phi' sorority member.
Foxx was trained in acting at the 'Howard Fine Acting Studio' and the 'American Academy of Dramatic Arts.'
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Corinne Foxx was 6 when she made her first TV appearance, in a cameo in 'The WB' sitcom 'The Jamie Foxx Show.' Since then, she has regularly accompanied her father at red carpet events.
Since Corinne Foxx was a cheerleader in high school, she caught the attention of the teen magazine 'American Cheerleader' and was featured on the journal's cover in 2011.
She had an uncredited part as a dancer in the music video of the song 'Happy' by Pharrell Williams in 2013. That year, she appeared as herself in the TV special 'David Blaine: Real or Magic.'
In November the following year, Foxx made her debut as a model, appearing at the ball and fashion event 'Bal des débutantes.' She has been part of campaigns for fashion labels such as 'Ralph Lauren,' 'Dolce & Gabbana,' 'Kenneth Cole,' and 'Wet 'n' Wild' cosmetics. She was named the “Golden Globe Ambassador” (now known as “Miss Golden Globe”) in 2016.
Corinne Foxx walked the ramp for Kanye West's label 'Yeezy' at the 'New York Fashion Week,' making her debut at the event in 2016.
In 2016, she was seen as 'Rachel Abrams' in an episode of the ‘MTV’ comedy–drama 'Sweet/Vicious,' titled 'All Eyez on Me.' In September 2017, she made her second appearance at the 'New York Fashion Week,' walking for Sherri Hill's “Spring 2018” line.
The following year, Corinne Foxx was declared as the DJ for the second season of the 'Fox' game show 'Beat Shazam.' Her father hosted the show. In May the following year, she appeared in the third season of 'Beat Shazam.'
In 2019, she appeared in her first prominent movie role, as 'Sasha' in the American–British survival horror '47 Meters Down: Uncaged,' the sequel to the 2017 original. She will be seen as 'Suyin' in her father's directorial debut, a sports comedy–drama film titled 'All-Star Weekend.' She is also set to appear as 'Kaycee' in the Jay Reeves-starrer biographical sports–drama film 'Safety,' a 'Walt Disney Pictures' production.
Foxx has also launched the online magazine called 'Foxxtales' and now serves as its CEO.
Family & Personal Life
Foxx is not Corinne's real surname. She adopted the last name in 2014 or 2015, after her father (born Eric Marlon Bishop) adopted the surname. The main reason behind her decision was to make sure people in the industry recognized her.
Foxx is an avid supporter of charitable organizations such as the 'United Nations Foundations,' 'Girl Up,' and the 'National Alliance of Mental Illness.'