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Halle Berry’s Father Jerome Jesse Berry Bio; What is the Cause of Death?

Halle Berry’s Father Jerome Jesse Berry Bio; What is the Cause of Death?

Facts of Jerome Jesse Berry

Full Name: Jerome Jesse Berry
Birth Date: August 7, 1934
Age: 88 years
Gender: Male
Country: America
Horoscope: Leo
WifeJudith Ann Hawkins
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceClarksdale, Coahoma County, Mississippi
FatherRobert Kester Berry
MotherCora Lee Berry
KidsHeidi, Halle, Renee
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Late Jerome Jesse Berry is the father of Academy Award-winning actress Halle Berry.

Early Life of Jerome Jesse Berry

Jerome Jesse Berry was born on August 7, 1934, in Clarksdale, Mississippi, in the United States. Jerome held American nationality and belonged to a mixed ethnic group. He was the son of Bob Berry and Cora Lee Powell. Similarly, he used to follow the Christianity religion.

Death of Jerome Jesse Berry

Jerome Jesse Berry died in the year 2003. He was remaining around Cleveland, Ohio shortly before his death but later he moved nearby Euclid, Ohio. At the time of his death, he was receiving care for Parkinson’s disease. He was at the age of 68 when he died and was buried in Cleveland Memorial Gardens in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

Further, his daughter Halle said that her father Jerome was estranged from her before his death. After the divorce of her parents, her mother took responsibility for their care.

Who is Jerome Jesse Berry Wife?

Talking about his personal life, he was married to Judith Ann Hawkins in the year March 3, 1964. At that time, he was employed as a porter/hospital attendant at a Cleveland psychiatric hospital where he met Judith Ann Hawkins who was a nurse. Further, the couple also shared two daughters Heidi Berry and Halle Berry. 

Before this, Jerome was in a relationship with Edwina Taylor who apparently broke up with him shortly before he married. Then after he got a divorce from the mother of Halle and he married secondly to his old girlfriend Edwina Taylor and they had a daughter, Renee Berry.

Halley mentioned that he was very abusive with his mother. As Jerome was abusive to his wife, he got a divorce with Judith in the year 1970. And with his second wife, he might have divorced shortly before his death.

What is Jerome Jesse Berry’s Net Worth and Salary?

Since Jerome is just famous as the father of Halle Berry, it is very difficult to assume his net worth and salary. However, as we guess he might have worked well enough to make his life easy and luxurious.

Talking about his daughter Halle’s net worth, she has an estimated net worth of around $70 million. Halle made this whopping net worth from her career in acting. As she is one of the prominent actresses of the Hollywood entertainment industry, this much of net worth is not a matter of surprise.


  • Moving towards his career, Jerome was once in the US Air Force. But later on, he became a bus driver.
  • As he changed his profession time and again, once he also worked as the porter/hospital attendant at a Cleveland psychiatric hospital where he met the mother of Halle Berry.
  • Talking about his daughter, Halle Berry is an award-winning actress.
  • Halle had portrayed the first black woman to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress.
  • Moreover,  she had also acted in the movie Swordfish, which featured her first topless scene in 2001.
  • Later on, in 2005, she had also awarded a Worst Actress Razzie Award. likewise, she is also the 1st runner-up in the Miss USA Pageant and coming in 6th place in the Miss World Pageant in 1986.