Who is Connie Kline?
Born on March 29, 1972 in California, USA, Connie Kline is both an accountant and a veteran of the US Air Force, but is probably best recognized as the (now ex-)girlfriend of actor Jamie Foxx. Her former partner is known for his highly successful acting career, winning numerous awards. Some of his most notable projects include “Ray”, “Baby Driver”, “Django Unchained” and “Miami Vice”.
Connie Kline’s net worth
As of mid-2020, Connie Kline’s net worth is estimated to be approximately $1 million, earned through her service in the military and her accounting career. She is also likely to benefit from her ex-boyfriend’s constant support while they have a child together.
She is known to have a 5,000 square foot home in Los Angeles while also owning a black Mercedes given to her by Foxx.
Life and career
Connie’s life was mostly out of the spotlight – she served in the United States Air Force as a young adult and remained in the service for about five years. The Air Force, as the name implies, is responsible for numerous air-related missions, including surveillance, reconnaissance, and intelligence gathering, as well as the obvious combat missions. It is one of the youngest branches of the United States Armed Forces. Although the details of her service are unknown, she was eventually fired and started working as an accountant.
Connie settled in Simi Valley, California, where she worked for CK Financial. Around this time, she also became interested in acting and played a minor role in the movie “Fantastic Voyage”, which was released straight to video in 1998. She also did some modeling for “Score”, and it was during this time that she met Jamie Foxx.
Former partner – Jamie Foxx
Eric Marlon Bishop was born in Terrell, Texas, the son of a stockbroker. His parents were hardly involved in his upbringing as he grew up under the care of his mother’s adoptive parents.
At a young age, he developed a love for music and regularly attended church, playing the piano, which led him to join his church’s music team. He was also very athletic and played American football and basketball at Terrell High School. He initially did not envision an acting career as his dream was to become a professional American Football player.
After graduating from high school, he accepted a scholarship to US International University, a private university in California that offers numerous programs. During his time there, he began composing music and performing arts.
With a background in music and a knack for comedy, he began to consider a career in entertainment. He gave his first comedy performance at an open mic night, after being challenged to perform by a girlfriend. During this time he thought of the name, Jamie Foxx, which he thought was ambiguous enough. After that, he continued to pursue comedy projects, which led him to the world of acting.
Rise to Fame – Jamie Foxx
In 1991, Jamie became a cast member of “In living color”, a comedy sketch show created by Keenen Ivory Wayans. He gained a bit of fame during this time, leading to a recurring role on “Roc”. In 1996, he became the star of the sitcom “The Jamie Foxx Show” alongside Garcelle Beauvais and Christopher B. Duncan.
At the time, the show was broadcast over a recently established network, The WB, which struggled for the first few years due to competition.
In 1999, he worked on the movie “Any Given Sunday” after being chosen for his background in American Football. He then teamed up with Will Smith in the movie “Ali” before co-starring with Tom Cruise in “Security”, which tells the story of a taxi driver who becomes the hostage of an assassin, who uses him to travel while fulfilling his contract. It was very successful and Foxx received acclaim for his work and even earned him an Academy Award nomination.
Around this time, he also explored music interests, appearing in cameos for various artists such as Kanye West and Benzino.
The success of Jamie Foxx
In 2004, Jamie was cast in one of his most successful film projects, playing the late musician Ray Charles in the biographical film “Ray”, which won him the Academy Award for Best Actor. He also became the third man in history to receive two Oscar nominations from two film projects in the same year, the other being for “Collateral”. He started releasing music in 2005 and took this aspect of his career seriously. He has now released five studio albums, most of which have met with great success.
Foxx remained a mainstay in Hollywood and is considered a bankable star. In 2012, he collaborated with Quentin Tarantino in the movie “Django unleashed”, Starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Samuel L. Jackson. In 2017, he appeared as a criminal in the movie “Baby Driver”, portraying a mentally unstable and trigger-happy man – his performance was praised, as was the whole movie. One of his most recent projects is the game show “Beat Shazam”, which bears resemblance to music game shows such as “Name that Tune”. He is also working on a reboot of the “Spawn” franchise and is working with Pixar on a new animated movie “Soul”.
Connie’s relationship with Jamie Foxx was relatively brief, but resulted in the birth of daughter Corinne in 1994. Connie remains linked to Foxx because of their child despite the two not being together anymore, although they don’t speak often. She was once interviewed by the media and commented that she had her reasons for doing so stay away out of the spotlight. Since the end of their relationship, there is no news of her romantic endeavours, though she was seen in public with another child, indicating that she may have later married and started expanding her family. Her former partner has been linked to numerous high-profile celebrities throughout his career, including Katie Holmes, Olivia Munn, Dollicia Bryan, Ashley Scott, and Eva Marcille.