Kidada Jones Biography
Kidada Ann Jones is an actress, fashion designer, and model from America. She has a line known as Kidada for Disney Couture and works for The Walt Disney Company as a designer.
Kidada Jones Age|Birthday
Jones was born in Los Angeles, California, in the United States on 22nd, March 1974. Therefore, she is 47 years old as of 2021 and celebrates her birthday on 22nd March every year.
Kidada Jones Height|Weight
Jones height is 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 60 kilograms.
Kidada Jones Family
Jones is the daughter of Quincy (father, composer/musician record, and film producer) and Peggy Lipton (mother – former model). Also, the actress together with her younger sister, Rashida, were born in Los Angeles and raised in Bel-Air. Her sister is a screenwriter and actress. Additionally, her father is African, and her mother is Jewish. Moreover, she is Robert Lipton’s niece and in addition has a half-brother, Quincy Delight Jones III (author, film and music producer), and half-sisters Kenya Kinski, Martina, and Jolie.
Kidada Jones Husband
From 1992 to 1994, Jones dated rapper and actor LL Cool J. Cool J stated in his autobiography that their relationship with her ended because of her spiritual beliefs.
Prior to Tupac Shakur’s (actor and rapper) death, she was his girlfriend. She was in their Las Vegas hotel room waiting for him when he was shot dead on 7th September 1996. Moreover, six days later, she was at the hospital when he untimely died from his injuries.
Moreover, from 2003 she married Jeffrey Nash till they divorced in 2006.
Kidada Jones Education|Career
Jones attended Fairfax High School in Hollywood California. Prior to accepting the offer to work with “Tommy Hilfiger Corporation”, she was a student of the California-based for-profit college ‘Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising” (FIDM). An ad campaign launched by Hilfiger focused on Kidada and some of her friends including Kate Hudson, Aaliyah, Tamia, and Oliver Hudson. In addition, for eight years Kidada worked as a muse for the fashion designer.
Moreover, Jones was a celebrity stylist for the ‘Vibe’ Magazine (founded by her father in September 1993) due to her initial endeavors in fashion designing. Additionally, in 1995, she dressed Michael Jackson in hip hop clothing for the cover of “Vibe” which garnered her attention.
In addition, for three years, she designed a clothing line for famous American singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, TV personality, and actor Snoop Dogg. Moreover, she also modeled for fashion magazines including; ‘Vogue’, ‘Elle’ and ‘Harper’s Bazaar’. However, she has also featured in several advertisements and commercials.
Moreover, she made her debut in acting with science fiction teen horror film, “The Faculty”. The character of Venus in the film was portrayed by Kidada. Josh Hartnett and Elijah Wood among others were stars. Her role was chopped off before the release of the film on 25th December 1998 although her scenes were shown in TV previews for the film.
Additionally, in the Robert Downey Jr. starer film, ‘Black & White’ she essayed the role of Jesse. On September 4, 199, it was first shown at the ‘Telluride Film Festival’. Later screened at the ‘Toronto International Film Festival’ on September 15, 1999. In addition, it was released on April 5, 2000. Furthermore, in 1999, she played the role of Brandy in the film ‘Thicker Than Water’. It had urban entertainers and rappers like Ice Cube, MC Eiht, Fat Joe, Big Pun, and Mark 10, in starring roles.
In addition, in 2005, she started working with ‘The Walt Disney Company,’ commonly referred to as Disney or Walt Disney. She also offers consultation on various Disney projects and as well as designs the line kidada for Disney couture.
Furthermore, in 2017 she published her book on empowerment of young girls titled “School of Awake’. In addition, on October 22, 2017, she featured in additional segment in the Oprah Winfrey hosted American daytime self-help talk show “Super Soul Sunday”.
Kidada Jones Net Worth
Jones net worth ranges from $1 million to $4 million.