Jamal Woolard Biography

Jamal Woolard is an American actor best recognized for his role in the flick ‘Notorious.’ Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about him.

Quick Facts

Birthday: July 8, 1980

Nationality: American

Famous: Actors Rappers

Age: 39 Years, 39 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Cancer

Also Known As: Jamal Gravy Woolard

Born in: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States

Famous as: Actor, Comedian, Rapper

Height: 6'3" (190 cm), 6'3" Males

City: New York City

U.S. State: New Yorkers, African-American From New Yorkers

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Jamal Woolard is an American actor, comedian, and rapper. He is best recognized for playing the role of The Notorious B.I.G. in the flick ‘Notorious’ as well as in Tupac Shakur’s biopic ‘All Eyez On Me’. He has also acted in the movie ‘Barbershop: The Next Cut’. As a singer, Woolard has released several mixtapes, such as Mayor Goonberg Visits Africa, N.Y. Target, Notorious Classics, Gravy: Without A Doubt , Don't Think Its All Gravy’ and ‘Brooklyn Capo,’ to name a few. Coming to his awards and nominations, Woolard was once nominated for the prestigious BET Awards. He also earned a Black Reel Award nomination under the category Best Breakthrough Performance for his contribution to the flick ‘Notorious.’ Woolard, who is not much open to sharing details of his personal life to the media, likes to spend time with his family, especially his daughter. The American artiste is moderately active on Instagram where he posts snippets of his life to connect with his fans.

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  • Jamal Woolard, who raps under the name ‘Gravy,’ appeared on the ‘Pac's Life’ album for the song track ‘Untouchable’ by Tupac Shakur. He has worked on several mix tapes till date. Some of his popular mix tapes are ‘Mayor Goonberg Visits Africa,’ ‘The Come Up Mixtape,’ ‘THE COME UP Mixtape: In Da Trap,’ ‘N.Y. Target,’ ‘Brooklyn Capo,’ ‘Guess Who's Back,’ ‘Notorious Classics,’ ‘Gravy: Without A Doubt,’ ‘Notorious Gravy’ and ‘Don't Think Its All Gravy.’
  • According to some sources, Woolard has been linked with Diamantaire Management Inc. In 2006, he came into limelight for being shot near the radio station Hot 97 and giving an interview on Funkmaster Flex show directly afterwards! Later on, Woolard’s music was banned at the station as per a policy.
  • As an actor, Woolard played the role of The Notorious B.I.G. in the movie ‘The Notorious’ for which he gained over 50 pounds. In 2016, he starred as Marquese in the flick ‘Barbershop: The Next Cut’. The American actor then reprised his role of The Notorious B.I.G. in Tupac Shakur’s biopic ‘All Eyez on Me’ that was released in 2017.
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Personal Life
  • Jamal Woolard was born on July 8, 1980, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. The details regarding his family members and education are unavailable to the media. However, it is known that the actor has a daughter and a stepson. At one point, he took a break from his career to spend time with his child.
  • Similarly, no details regarding Woolard’s love life is available. One can still get to know more about the American artiste by following him on Instagram. Woolard keeps updating his Instagram profile in order to give a glimpse of his life to his fans and followers. Very few people know that the actor was once arrested on charges of battery, simple assault and cruelty to children in Snellville, Georgia. However, he was later released.

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