Full Name: Rashida Leah Jones
Date of Birth: February 25, 1976
Profession: Actress & Writer & Producer
Rashida Jones was born on February 25, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of actress Peggy Lipton and musician / producer Quincy Jones. His father was of Afro-American descent and his mother was Ashkenazi Jew (a descendant of Jewish immigrants from Russia and Latvia). Jones had musical talent from an early age and could play classical piano. His mother told Entertainment Tonight that Jones is also a great singer and songwriter. Sherman Oaks attended The Buckley School in California and became interested in theater in Buckley. Jones’ parents divorced when he was 14 years old, while Rashida moved to Brentwood with their mother while his sister stayed with his father. In 1994, Jones caught attention with an open letter responding to rapper Tupac Shakur’s harsh remarks about his family’s interracial marriage. They managed to overcome their differences, and Shakur eventually became friends with Rashida and his family. Rashida’s sister, Kidada Jones, was dating Tupac at the time of her death.
Jones began his professional acting career in the 1997 miniseries The Last Don, based on Mario Puzo’s novel. She later appeared in Myth America, East of A, and If These Walls Could Talk 2. She portrayed the character Karen Scarfolli in the TV series Freaks and Geeks before playing Louisa Fenn in Boston Public in 2000. He appeared in 26 episodes between 2000 and 2002 and was nominated for the NAACP Image Award in its final year. After leaving Boston Public, Jones appeared in the movie Death of a Dynasty, directed by Damon Dash, and in two episodes of Chappelle’s show at Comedy Central. In 2004, she starred in Strip Search, an HBO movie directed by Sidney Lumet, but her scenes were cut from the final release version. The same year, in the Little Black Book, Dr. He played Rachel Keyes and played the character of Edie Miller in the British drama series NY-LON.
Despite his upbringing as Jewish, Jones began believing in Hinduism in his youth with his mother after visiting an ashram in India. Jones got engaged to music producer Mark Ronson in February 2003. On his 27th birthday, he proposed. In 2018, Jones’ boyfriend had a son from musician Ezra Koenig.
Height: 5ft 4inc (163 Cm)
Weight: 119lbs (54 Kg)
Body Measurements: 34-24-35 inches (86-61-89 Cm)