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Does Jamie Foxx Have Any Pets?

Jamie Foxx has four dogs with two Cane Corsos and two French Bulldogs. He also has a pet horse named Cheetah, who starred alongside him in "Django Unchained".

King and Kong (Dog)

Breed: Cane Corso

Jamie Foxx has two Cane Corso dogs named King and Kong.

Apollo and Hercules (Dog)

Breed: French Bulldog | Adopted Sep 2022

Jamie Foxx got two French Bulldogs named Apollo and Hercules in September 2022.

Reggie and Bug - Dogs from "Strays" movie (Dog)

The 2023 movie Strays stars Will Ferrell and Jamie Foxx as the voices of two stray dogs. Will Farrell voices Reggie, a Border Terrier played by a canine actor named Sophie and also a doggy stand-in named Boy. Jamie Fox voices Bug, a Boston Terrier, who is played by canine actor Benny and a doggy stand-in named Fly.

Related: Strays Movie – Meet the Pets of the Cast!

Cheetah (Tony from 'Django Unchained') (Horse)

Adopted Dec 2008

Jamie Foxx has a pet horse named Cheetah that he got in 2008 as a birthday present. In a clear case of Hollywood nepotism, Cheetah played Foxx’s horse named Tony in Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained. Nepotism aside, with Django’s horse playing such a large role in the film, their relationship made filming that much smoother.

About four and a half years ago, I got a horse for my birthday and I started riding. And the next thing you know, I run into this cinematic genius, I call him, ‘Quentin Tarantino.’ He says he has a Western and I said, “Well, I happen to have my own horse.” And then, what even became more magical is that I was practicing on my horse, and now my horse is actually in the movie, so my horse, Cheetah, is who I ride.

Jamie Foxx, Games Radar, July 2012

Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx Pets

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December 13, 1967 (56)

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Jamie Foxx is an acclaimed American actor, singer, comedian, and songwriter, best known for his movie roles, such as his portrayal of Ray Charles in the film Ray and his work on the sketch comedy television series In Living Color.

Foxx’s career began in the realm of comedy, where he made his mark on In Living Color in the early 1990s. His transition to film was marked by notable performances in Any Given Sunday and Collateral, and his versatility has been seen in a wide array of roles. His starring role as Ray Charles in the biographical film Ray elevated his career to new heights. Furthermore, Foxx’s contributions as a musician include the release of several albums, such as “Unpredictable,” with hit singles like “Blame It.” His diverse talent allowed him to excel in various genres, both in film, such as action movies like Django Unchained, and animated films like Soul.

Jamie Foxx’s collaborations with other artists and industry figures are a notable aspect of his career. He has worked with filmmakers like Quentin Tarantino in Django Unchained, costarring Christoph Waltz, and Michael Mann in Collateral, co-starring with Tom Cruise. In music, Foxx has collaborated with Kanye West on the hit single “Gold Digger” and T-Pain on “Blame It.” He also acted alongside Gerard Butler in Law Abiding Citizen, and sharing the screen with Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Project Power.

His awards and distinctions form an essential part of his professional story. Jamie Foxx won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Ray Charles in Ray. He has also won a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and a Golden Globe for the same film. Foxx’s musical achievements include a Grammy Award for his collaboration with Kanye West on “Gold Digger.” Beyond these, he has been recognized with several BET Awards and NAACP Image Awards, reflecting his significant influence across both the acting and musical fields.