Ja’Net Dubois Biography, Age, Death, Husband, Net Worth

Yet another veteran actress died and this time it was 74 years old Ja’Net Dubois, a star from Good Times. She was born on 5th August 1945 in Brooklyn, New York and gained so much love and fane through her role of Willona Woods in sitcom Good Times. After her birth her family moved to Amityville, New York where she commenced her acting journey from Broadway productions. Working in 1960s broadways for several years, she appeared in television roles which include J.T. and then soap opeta Love of Life. She remained in the role of Loretta Allen from 1970-1972 as an important and regular role which also made him the first ever African-American female to be casted on a daytime serial.

Apart from television she had contributed in the film industry and music industry as well. Her film credits includes I’m Gonna Git You Sucka in the role of tough and caring mother and co starred in action comedy Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle as Jimmy’s mother. In addition to acting, she was also featured in a music video of her good friend and co-star from Good Times, Janet Jackson’s “Control”. She has also done voice over jobs which garnered her two Emmy awards as well. Dubois was also a talented singer and released an album “Again” under Peanuts and Cavier Label in 1983.

Ja’Net Dubois Family & Cause of Death:

According to her family members, she died in her sleep unexpectedly and naturally. Police officials in Glendale said that due to natural cause of death, no further investigation is done. She had two children Rani Dubois and Raj Kristo Gupta and they both died due to cancer at age of 36.

Ja’Net Dubois Biography

Real Name Jeannette Dubois
Birth Date  5, 1945
Age 74 Years
Death February 18, 2020
Birth Place Brooklyn, New York, U.S
Nationality American
Profession TV Actress
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Leo

Ja’Net Dubois Height, Weight and Body Measurement

Height in feet inches – 5’ 5” – in centimeters – 165 cm  
Weight in Kilograms – 65 kg  –  in Pounds –  143 lbs
Breast Size 36 Inches
Waist Size 30 Inches
Hip Size 34 Inches
Shoe Size Not Known
Dress Size Not Known
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Black
Body Type Average
Sexual Orientation Straight


School Not Known
College Not Known


Father Not Known
Mother Lillian Dubois
Sister Not Known
Brother Not Known

Ja’Net Dubois Affairs (Relationship Status)

What was Ja’net Dubois marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorce) Divorce
How many children does Ja’net Dubois had? (name) Four (Rani DuBois, Burghardt Dubois, Yovanne Dubois)
Who is Ja’net Dubois Husband? Sajit Gupta (Ex-husband)

Film and television

  • A Man Called Adam (1966) as in Martha
  • J.T. (1969) as in Rodeen Gamble
  • Love of Life (unknown episodes) (1970–72) as in Loretta Allen
  • Sanford and Son (1 episode) (1972) as in Juanita Grismore
  • Five on the Black Hand Side (1973) as in Stormy Monday
  • Shaft (1 episode) (1973) as in Diana Richie
  • The Blue Knight (1973) as in Celia Louise
  • Good Times (133 episodes) (1974–79) as in Willona Woods
  • Kojak (1 episode) (1974) as in Paula Thomas
  • Caribe (1 episode) (1975) as in Melinda Jameson
  • A Piece of the Action (1977) as in Nellie Bond
  • Roots: The Next Generations (1979) as in Sally Harvey
  • The Love Boat (1 episode) (1980) as in Evelyn Hopkins
  • Hellinger’s Law (1981) as in Dottie Singer
  • The Facts of Life (1 episode) (1981) as in Ethel (Tootie’s grandmother)
  • The Sophisticated Gents (1981) as in Onetha Wiggins
  • The Tom Swift and Linda Craig Mystery Hour (1983) as in Mrs. Gorman
  • Stranded (1986) as in Bettina
  • Kids Like These (1987) as in Mrs. Page
  • I’m Gonna Git You Sucka (1988) as in Ma Bell
  • Nearly Departed (1 episode) (1989) as in Clerk
  • Penny Ante: The Motion Picture (1990) as in Aunt
  • Heart Condition (1990) as in Mrs. Stone
  • New Attitude (1 episode) (1990) as in Irma
  • Doctor Doctor (1 episode) (1990) as in Ella Wilkes
  • Hammer, Slammer, & Slade (1990) as in Joanne Wilson
  • A Different World (1 episode) (1991) as in Brenda Hanes
  • True Colors (1 episode) (1991) as in May Freeman
  • Dream On (1 episode) (1991) as in June
  • Beverly Hills, 90210 (1 episode) (1992) as in Arlene
  • The Golden Palace (2 episodes) (1992-93) as in Louise Wilson
  • Harlan & Merleen (1993) as in Maxine
  • Sister, Sister (1 episode) (1994) as in Mom O’Danielle
  • Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper (1 episode) (1994) as in Dorothy Cooper
  • Martin (1 episode) (1995) as in Herself
  • Home Improvement (2 episodes) (1991/1995) as in Carol
  • ER (1 episode) (1995) as in Macy Chamberlain
  • Magic Island (1995) as in Lucretia
  • Sophie & the Moonhanger (1996) as in Agnes
  • Don’t Look Back (1996) as in Mrs. Lawson
  • Moesha (1 episode) (1997) as in Mrs. Moss
  • Touched by an Angel (1 episode) (1997) as in Esther Hamilton
  • The Wayans Bros. (10 episodes) (1996–1998) as in Grandma Ellington
  • Best Friends for Life (1998) as in Katie Pegues
  • Hard Time (1998) as in Lefty
  • Clueless (1 episode) (1999) as in Aunt Liddy
  • Hard Time: Hostage Hotel (1999) as in Lefty, Logan’s Assistant
  • The PJs (42 episodes) (1999–2001) as in Mrs. Florence Avery
  • Waterproof (2000) as in Viola Battle
  • The Steve Harvey Show (1 episode) (2000) as in Delores
  • Everybody Loves Raymond (1 episode) (2000) as in Dottie
  • As Told by Ginger (2 episodes) (2000/2002) as in Mrs. Patterson
  • Boomtown (1 episode) (2003) as in Denise Smith
  • One on One (1 episode) (2003) as in Queen Esther
  • Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (2003) as in Momma Bosley
  • Crossing Jordan (1 episode) (2006) as in Mrs. Jones
  • Random! Cartoons (1 episode) (2007) as in Mom
  • Cold Case (1 episode) (2007) as in Edna Johnson
  • G.I. Joe: Renegades (2011) as in Grams Hinton
  • She’s Got a Plan (2016) as in Betty Angelo

Favorite Things

Known for Willona Woods – Good Times
Ma Bell – I’m Gonna Git You Sucka
Ms. Avery – The PJs
Actress Not Known
Films Not Known

Ja’net Dubois Net Worth:

Working as an American regular television as well film actress, she had earned lot of love and respect. Not only this, she has co-write and sang the iconic “Movin on Up” in the “The Jeffersons” that quite often recognized as greatest TV theme songs of all time. Her net worth is estimated to be around $2 million.

Trivia: Important Facts about Ja’net Dubois

  • She was born in Brooklyn, New York while raised in Amityville.
  • Dubios was living in Glendale, California and died naturally on 18th February 2020.
  • In March 1960, she was included as a centerfold in Jet Magazine’s issue.
  • Her daughter Rani Dubois was also an actress and appeared on several television series.
  • She was a honourable member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.

3 thoughts on “Ja’Net Dubois Biography, Age, Death, Husband, Net Worth”

  1. She was my grandmother, and I will miss her dearly, my father is raj gupta her son, may she touch the heavens. We are moving on up…love always, Kaseem k Gupta..


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