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Grace Jones

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Birthday ***, 1948
Place of Birth Spanish Town, Jamaica
Age 73 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
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Grace Jones

Grace Beverly Jones is a Jamaican model, singer, songwriter, record producer and actress. In 1999, Jones ranked 82nd on VH1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock and Roll, and in 2008, she was honored with a Q Idol Award. Jones influenced the cross-dressing movement of the 1980s and has been an inspiration for artists including Annie Lennox, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Solange, Lorde, Róisín Murphy, Brazilian Girls, Nile Rodgers, Santigold, and Basement Jaxx. In 2016, Billboard magazine ranked her as the 40th greatest dance club artist of all time. Born in British Jamaica, she and her family moved to Syracuse, New York, when she was 13. Jones began her modelling career in New York state, then in Paris, working for fashion houses such as Yves St. Laurent and Kenzo, and appearing on the covers of Elle and Vogue. She worked with photographers such as Jean-Paul Goude, Helmut Newton, Guy Bourdin, and Hans Feurer, and became known for her distinctive androgynous appearance and bold features.

Born May 19, 1948, Spanish Town, St. Catherine, British Jamaica
Other names Grace Mendoza
Alma mater Onondaga Community College
Occupation Singer, songwriter, lyricist, model, record producer, actress
Years active 1973–present
Children 1
Relatives Noel Jones (brother)
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About Grace Jones

Actress, model, and singer who released "Pull Up to the Bumper," which reached #2 on the U.S. Dance Chart and other singles like "I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango)," "Private Life," and "Slave to the Rhythm."

Grace Jones before fame

She attended church three times a week while being raised by her grandparents, and studied theater at Syracuse University before becoming a model.

Achievement of Grace Jones

She played the villain May Day in the James Bond film A View to a Kill.

Grace Jones family life

She married producer Chris Stanley in 1989, and after their divorce, married her bodyguard Atila Altaunbay in 1996. She had a son named Paulo with graphic designer and longtime collaborator Jean-Paul Goude.

Associations of Grace Jones

She was once a muse to Andy Warhol, and appeared in his 1990 documentary, Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol.

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Latest information about Grace Jones updated on June 15 2021.

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