Jodie Turner-Smith - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 2, 2022

Jodie Turner-Smith
Profession: Actress, Model
Best Known For: Queen & Slim (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $500K

Personal Details

Born on : September 7, 1986 (age 36)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Jodie Stephanie D. Turner-Smith
Birth Place: Peterborough, England
Horoscope: Virgo
Father's Name: Eron Smith
Mother's Name: Hilda Smith
Siblings: 2

Brandon Antonino Giovanni Smith (older brother)
Toni Gasson-Smith (older sister)

High School: Gaithersburg High School
University: University of Pittsburgh
Ethnicity: Jamaican
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: August 2, 2019
Husband's Name: Joshua Jackson
Children: 1

Janie Jackson (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.76 meter (5 feet 9 inch)
Weight: 56 kg (123.46 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 10 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 26 inch
Hip Size: 35 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: A

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Who is Jodie Turner-Smith?

Jodie Turner-Smith is a model, actress by profession, and British by nationality. She is well known for starring in The Last Ship, Nightflyers, Queen & Slim.

Jodie Turner-Smith – Age, Parents, Siblings

Jodie Turner-Smith’s birth took place on 7 September 1986 in Peterborough, England. She was born as Jodie Stephanie D. Turner-Smith to father Eron Smith and mother Hilda Smith.

She is not the only child of her Jamaican parents and has two siblings – older brother Brandon Antonino Giovanni Smith and older sister Toni Gasson-Smith, who were both born in Jamaica.

Jodie Turner-Smith with her father and older siblings (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education Jodie Turner-Smith attended Gaithersburg High School, graduating from the same. She went on to study at the University of Pittsburgh and graduated in 2008.

Her ethnicity is Jamaican.

Jodie Turner-Smith – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Jodie Turner-Smith has been dating actor Joshua Jackson since October 2018. She married her longtime boyfriend in early 2019, which was confirmed by Daily Mail when the couple appeared in Beverly Hills to pick up a marriage license on August 2, 2019.

In December 2019 it was confirmed that Turner-Smith and her husband are pregnant and expecting their first child together. Their daughter Janie Jackson was born in August 2020.

Currently, the newlyweds are in a blissful marriage without rumors of extra-marital affairs or divorce.

Jodie Turner-Smith, Joshua Jackson attend the premiere of Queen & Slim (Image: Getty Images)

Jodie Turner-Smith – Career

Early Career

After completing her Bachelor's level Jodie Turner-Smith began to work as a banker in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. A mutual friend introduced her to musician Pharrell Williams after a N.E.R.D. concert, who convinced her to move to Los Angeles to become a model.

 She then moved to Los Angeles in 2009 where she began to model for numerous brands.

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Movies, TV series

Turner-Smith made her debut as an actress in a 2013’s episode of the fantasy horror drama TV series True Blood as Siren #2. Her next role was in two episodes of Mad Dogs (2015-2016) as Angel. 

Since then she has had appearances in numerous TV series including Ice (2016), in The Last Ship (2017-2018) as Sgt. Azima Kandie, in Nightflyers (2018) as Melantha Jhirl and in Jett (2019) as Josie.

Jodie Turner-Smith has also portrayed roles in films such as The Neon Demon (2016), Lemon (2017), Queen & Slim (2019) as Angela "Queen" Johnson and in upcoming films Without Remorse (2020) as Karen Greer and in After Yang as Kyra.

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Jodie Turner-Smith starred with Daniel Kaluuya in Queen & Slim (Image: Hollywood reporter)

Music Videos

Turner-Smith has also made appearances in music videos of MGMT’s Cool Song No.2, Zayn Malik’s Pillowtalk, and Noah Cyrus feat. Labrinth’s Make Me (Cry).


Jodie Turner-Smith’s fellow Queen & Slim cast includes Daniel Kaluuya, Chloe Sevigny, Indya Moore, Bokeem Woodbine, etc.

Jodie Turner-Smith – Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth has been estimated at around $500,000 while the figure on her annual salary is under review.

Jodie Turner-Smith – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handle such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook Jodie Turner-Smith is active with several hundred thousand followers and counting.

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