Jody Watley

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association and InStyle Miss Golden Globe 2013 Party - Arrivals

Watley in 2012, photo by

Birth Name: Jody Vanessa Watley

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 30, 1959

Ethnicity: African-American

Jody Watley is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and artist. Her music style crosses pop, R&B, jazz, dance, and electronic soul. She was a member of R&B/funk band Shalamar.

Her sister is singer, dancer, and actress Midori. Jody has a daughter with her former fiancée, music producer Leon Sylvers III; and a son with her former husband, bassist, songwriter, and record producer André Cymone.

Jody’s paternal grandfather was Bishop J. E. Watley.

Source: Official website of Jody Watley –

2 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    Jody’s paternal grandfather was Bishop J. E. Watley.

  2. fuzzybear44 says:

    Was looking at this old video,and just had to add her to the site

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