Jamia Suzette Mays who is also known as ‘Jayma Mays’ is an American actress and a singer.

Jayma is globally famous for a role as ‘Emma Pillsbury’ in the Fox musical series “Glee” and is renowned for portraying Charlie Andrews in the NBC sci-fi serial ‘Heroes’.

Quick Info
Full NameJayma Mays
Date of BirthJuly 16, 1979
Birth PlaceBristol, Tennessee
Parent(s)James Edwin Mays and Susan Paulette
OccupationAmerican actress and a singer
SpouseAdam Campbell
Height5.4 ft
Net Worth$3 million


Where was Jayma Mays born and raised?

Mays was born on 16 July 1979 in Bristol, Tennessee. Her father’s name is James Edwin Mays and her mother’s name is Susan Paulette. Her father was a high school teacher. She grew up with two siblings.

When Jayma was young, she was just a usual teen who didn’t have any plan of being an actress. But she finds her passion in acting. So when she turned 15, she started practicing drama and oral interpretation with one of her favorite teachers.


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She went to Southwest Virginia Community College. She went to Grundy Senior high school for her higher study. Then in 2000, she decided to pursue her time on acting. She joined Radford University and started to study theatre there. She belongs to the American ethnicity.

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Body Measurement

Mays is a 41-year-olds American girl, who has an average height of 5 feet and 4 inches. She has red hair and dark brown eyes. She has fair skin with a pretty smile. She has a weight of 54kg and her body measurement is 32-24-34. Her shoe size is 6.5US and her dress size is 4US.


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Jayma Mays: Personal life

Jayma Mays is a married woman. She tied her knot with her husband on October 08, 2007. Her husband’s name is Adam Campbell and they met on the set of an epic movie in 2007. She has one child named Jude Jones. She is also a friend to Tom Cruise.


Jayma Mays Social Media

She has 34.3k followers on Instagram. She posts pictures with her friends, co-workers, and family.  She doesn’t have a Twitter account.


How did Jayma Mays start her career?

In 2004, Jayma made her early debut in television with the sitcom named ‘Joey’ which was also the sequel of the super hit sitcom ‘Friends’. In that series, she portrayed the role of Molly in the third episode but her first performance was opposite actor Matthew Ashford in a 2000 production of ‘Arcadia’. She got her big-screen debut was with Rachel McAdams, Cillian Murphy, and Brian Cox in Wes Craven’s ‘Red Eye’.

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Movies and TV series

The year 2006 was her lucky year as she got the opportunity to portray so many characters in so many shows. She acted as a patient in an episode of Fox’s medical drama ‘House’. Besides this, she also played a nurse stationed in Hawaii in Clint Eastwood’s ‘Flags of our Fathers’.

She is also known for her role as Lucy Pervertski in ‘Epic Movie’. Jayma’s other iconic portrayals in movies and series are Trixie Von Stein in ‘The League’, Suzi Sasso in ‘Getting On’, Debbie in ‘The Millers’, Caron Anne Keane in ‘Trail & Error’, Lucy Pervertski in ‘Smiley Face’, Grace Winslow in ‘The Smurfs’ and ‘The Smurf 2’ and Hanna in “house”.

In 2009, she got a role in Glee. She portrayed Emma Pillsbury. She made her first appearance in episode 82. However, she was asked to leave the show in 2015. She said that it was not her decision to leave the show to the media.


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Jayma mays Award

Jayma is the finest American actress, she got nominated in many awards for her outstanding performance in the series and movies. In 2011, she got nominated for ’Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series’ for the series Glee.

She got nominated for the same award for two consecutive years. In 2014, Jayma Mays got nominated for the ‘kid’s Choice Award for Favourite movie Actress’ for The Smurfs 2.

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Jayma Mays Net worth

Mays has a good Net worth of $3 million. She earns by acting and singing. Detail about her salary isn’t specified. She brought a house in Grundy, Virginia, United States.


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