He adopted the surname Foxx as a tribute to legendary comic Redd Foxx (1922-1991) and used the ambiguous spelling "Jamie" to trick comedy emcees into picking him, not knowing by his name if he was male or female.
The Jamie Foxx show starred Jamie Foxx as a musician who moved to Los Angeles from Texas to pursue a career in music. While doing so he works in his family business, King's Tower. The show stopped airing in 2001.
Favorite color: pink Favorite food: crawfish Favorite movie: The Ring Favorite singer(s): Kelly Clarkson and Lindsay Lohan Favorite sports: cheerleading and softball The Jamie Lynn Spears fansite below has compiled a list of Jamie Lynn's favorite things.