Grace Jones
Date of Birth
May 19, 1952
Birth Place:
Spanishtown, Jamaica

Biography

Born into a family of Jamaican ministers, statuesque and strikingly beautiful Grace Jones broke from family tradition when she moved to Syracuse, New York, and began seeking out work as a model. Gaining fame as the cover girl for such with-it publications as Vogue and Elle, Jones briefly moved into acting in 1973. She was far more successful as a "funk singer" on the pop-music scene, scoring the...