Who is Simone Joy Jones?
American social media star and actress Simone Joy Jones was born in San Antonio, Texas USA, on 22 March 1999, meaning that Aries is her zodiac sign. She’s had roles in two movies and three TV series, and is probably known best for playing Lisa in the popular drama series “Bel-Air”, created by T. J. Brady, Susan Borowitz and Andy Borowitz, and which stars Jimmy Akingbola, Cassandra Freeman and Jabari Banks. It follows the life of a street-smart teenager who’s moved from West Philadelphia to Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, the series has been airing since 2022 and has won two of its 13 award nominations.
Education and early life
Simone was raised in San Antonio by her mother and father who prefer to stay away from media, thus not a lot about them has been disclosed; it’s believed that they are both high school teachers, but this hasn’t been confirmed by Simone. She hasn’t spoken about having siblings, and some of Simone’s fans believe that she has none.
She fell in love with acting at the age of seven, when she started watching movies and TV series with her parents on a daily basis; Simone was 12 when she made her debut film appearance, playing Young Vicky in the hit 2011 crime action “The Son of No One”, written and directed by Dito Montiel, and which starred Channing Tatum, Al Pacino and Juliette Binoche. It follows a young man who’s just become a police officer, while a secret from his earlier life is now threatening to destroy his career; the film was nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actor, for Brian Gilbert.
Simone then focused on her education, and had no roles in the following 10 years. She studied at a local high school and was into various activities during her time there, as she ran track, took dance lessons and practiced creative writing.
Upon matriculating in 2017, Simone enrolled at Carnegie Mellon University, from which she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in musical theatre in 2021.
Roles in TV series
Simone’s debut TV series role was playing Joy in the episodes “Brilliant Mistake” and “The Chair” of the critically acclaimed 2021 comedy “The Chair”, created by Amanda Peet and Annie Julia Wyman, and which starred Sandra Oh, Jay Duplass and Bob Balaban. The series follows the first woman of color to become the director of a major university, and it won two of its 10 award nominations.
Simone’s only other TV series role has been playing Coed in the 2021 episode “Blue Mountains” of the crime drama “American Rust”, created by Dan Futterman, and which starred Rob Yang, Jeff Daniels and Maura Tierney. It follows the life of Chief of Police Del Harris, and the series won one of its two award nominations.
Roles in movies
Simone’s only film role besides in “The Son of No One” has been playing Megan in the 2022 romantic drama “Anything’s Possible”, directed by Billy Porter, and which starred Eva Reign, Abubakr Ali and Courtnee Carter. It follows the life of transgender teenager Kelsa, and the film won one of its four award nominations.
Simone’s steadily building herself a fanbase on the internet; her Instagram account’s followed by more than 100,000 people today, and she’s posted close to 130 pictures and videos, with most of these showing her shooting for her movies and TV series.
She’s tweeted over 8,000 times since she launched her Twitter account in May 2012, and there are today close to 8,000 people following her on this social media network; Simone mostly uses Twitter to promote her upcoming projects.
She’s also active on Facebook, but doesn’t interact with her fans on this social media network, as she’s using her account to stay in touch with her friends.
Simone’s TikTok account is followed by close to 40,000 people, while all of her videos together have amassed nearly 500,000 likes; most feature her speaking about her everyday life, lip syncing and dancing.
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Love life and relationships
Simone rarely writes about her love life on the internet, but it’s still widely known that she’s today taken.
She’s in a relationship with American producer, music composer and melody architect Dan Sully, but Dan’s been successful at staying away from the media’s attention; Simone’s still managed to convince Dan to pose with her for a couple of her Instagram pictures.
It’s widely believed that Dan and Simone have been together since the first half of 2022, while it’s rumored that Simone was previously in a three-year relationship with her high school sweetheart; the two split when they chose to enroll at different colleges.
Simone’s in a relationship with Dan Sully as of March 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Simone’s passionate about both dancing and singing, and has been taking dance lessons since she was five years old; her favorite singer is Lady Gaga, while some of her favorite songs include “Bad Romance”, “Judas” and “Bloody Mary”.
Simone likes to show off her attractive body at the beach and play beach sports, which are only two reasons why summer’s her favorite season; she also loves to go yachting and swim in the ocean.
Simone’s a huge lover of animals, while rabbits and dogs are her favorites.
She’s done a couple of modelling photoshoots, but considers modelling a hobby rather than a job.
Simone moved to Los Angeles after graduation, believing that she had better chances at succeeding as an actress there.
She has her own favorite actresses and actors, some of whom are Julia Roberts, Anne Hathaway and Matt Damon, while some of her favorite movies include “Ticket to Paradise”, “Monster Monster” and “Erin Brockovich”.
Age, height and net worth
Simone’s age is 24. Her hair and eyes are brown, she’s 5ft 10ins (1.8m) tall and weighs around 165lbs (75kgs).
Simone’s net worth’s been estimated at over $1 million, as of March 2023.