Who is Terrence Duckett?
Terrence Duckett is an American celebrity, probably best known to the world as the ex-husband of the famous actress and singer Jasmine Guy.
Terrence Duckett Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Terrence Duckett was born in New York City, USA, of African-American ancestry – Terrence hasn’t shared the exact date of his birth, but it’s believed that he was born in the late ‘50s.
Terrence is very secretive about his upbringing and hasn’t revealed the names of his parents, and whether he has any siblings or not.
To speak of his educational background, after high school, he enrolled at the University of Iowa, however, there are no reports about his degree and which area he studied.
Terrence became famous thanks to his marriage to the prominent actress, but he does have a successful career behind him.
He worked as the director of strategic alliances at Soda and Lime for around nine years, before he joined the healthcare organization Opaceplus. He started at a lower position, and gradually moved up the ranks, to become a consultant for the company, a position he still holds.
As of early 2022, Terrence Duckett’s net worth has been estimated to be around $1.5 million, earned through his career in businesses.
Personal Life, Marriage, Wife, Children, Divorce
Terrence and Jasmine started dating in 1987, and married in just about a year on 22 August 1998, while their first and only child, Imani was born in 1999.
For years they lived in a balanced marriage, but in the second half of the 2000s, reports of their marriage dissolving started appearing in several tabloid magazines.
Rumors turned out to be true, as Duckett and Jasmine announced their divorce after 10 years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences.
Imani and Jasmine moved out from the couple’s house in New York, and settled in Jasmine’s hometown of Atlanta.
Terrence Ducket’s Ex-Wife Jasmine Guy Biography
Jasmine Guy was born on 10 March 1962, in Boston, Massachusetts USA, the daughter of an African-American father and a Portuguese-American mother.
Although born in Boston, she spent her childhood in the historic upper-class Collier Heights neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia, and went to Northside Performing Arts High School.
Jasmine moved to New York City when she was 17 years old, to study dance at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center.
She started her acting career with a non-speaking role as Fame Dancer in the TV series “Fame”, featuring in seven episodes of the popular series in 1982, then waited four years for her next role, as Gloria in the TB series “The Equalizer”.
The following year, Jasmine made her big breakthrough with the role of Whitley Gilbert in “The Cosby Show” spin-off entitled “A Different World” (1987-1993), starring in all but one episode of the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated comedy series, which launched her to stardom.
Concurrently, Jasmine featured in several other successful projects, including Spike Lee’s musical-drama film “School Daze” (1988), in which she portrayed Dina, then as Dominique La Rue in Eddie Murphy’s film “Harlem Nights” (1989).
She continued her career in stunning fashion in the ‘90s, appearing in such films and TV series as “Klash” (1995), “Guinevere” (1999), and “Ladies Man” (1999), among many others.
She started the new millennium with the role of Tina in the award-winning drama film “Diamond Men”, starring Robert Forster, Donnie Wahlberg and Bess Armstrong, while in 2001 she was featured in the Primetime Emmy Award-winning romantic drama movie “The Feast of All Saints”.
From 2003 to 2004, she portrayed Roxy Harvey, one of the lead roles in the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated fantasy comedy-drama series “Dead Like Me”, co-starring Ellen Muth and Callum Blue.
She didn’t have much success on-screen in the second half of the 2000s, appearing in minor roles only, but returned to the big screen with the role of Nurse Mary in the award-winning drama film “October Baby” in 2011.
Two years later, she featured in the comedy film “Scary Movie V”, and in 2014 appeared in the film “Big Stone Gap”, with Ashley Judd, Patrick Wilson and Whoopi Goldberg in the lead roles.
In 2016 she joined the cast of the TV series “K.C. Undercover”, and appeared in six episodes until 2017, and then from 2017 to 2018 portrayed Grace Caldwell in the TV series “The Quad”.
Jasmine continued with recurring roles, first as Gemma Larson in the TV series “Grey’s Anatomy” (2019), and as Patricia in the TV series “Harlem” in 2021.
She is working on the film “The Lady Makers”, which is now in post-production and scheduled for release later this year.
Jasmine is also known for her work on stage. Her debut was in the off-Broadway hit musical “Beehive” (1987), for which she received high praise, and was then recruited to star in the Broadway play “The Wiz” playing Crow, followed by her role as Mickey in the play “Leader of the Pack”, then the lead role in the play “Blues for an Alabama Sky”.
Despite having a successful on-screen career, it didn’t hinder her career on stage. Her debut as a stage director was the play “I Dream” in 2010, performed on the Alliance Stage of the Woodruff Arts Centre in Atlanta.
She co-starred with Kenny Leon in the play “Fool For Love”, after which she joined True Colors Theatre Company in an off-stage role as the company’s Producing Director, continuing to contribute to the company both off and on stage.
To speak further of her accomplishments, Jasmine is an acclaimed singer. Her self-titled debut studio album came out in 1990, and though the album was a success, spawning such hits as “Try Me”, “Another Like My Lover”, and “Just Want to Hold You”, she put a stop to her music career in 1993, after her negotiations with Warner Bros. music fell through, and the follow-up album never saw the light of day.
Jasmine was a close friend of Tupac Shakur; their friendship traced back to 1983 when they met on the set of “A Different World”, and after he was shot in 1994, he spent time at Jasmine’s home recovering. They worked together on his video “Temptations”, and she contributed to his mother’s biography – “Afeni Shakur: Evolution of a Revolutionary”.
She has been a vocal supporter of the Democratic Party, and in the 2016 US presidential election endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders.
According to sources, Jasmine Guy’s net worth has been estimated to be over $4 million, as of early 2022, earned through her successful career in the entertainment industry.