American actress, screenwriter, director, and DJ Jessica Banks was born on February 18, 1986. Professionally, she is better known as Banks. She was born in Jamaica Queens and is well known for her acting skills as well as her work as a professional DJ and an outspoken supporter of the LGBTQ community. She is the daughter of Joanne Davis and Edward Banks, both of New York.
Banks has always been drawn to a line of work that will enable her to make a more creative and constructive contribution to society. At the age of 12, Banks started her career as a professional DJ to follow in her father’s footsteps and live out her goals. After releasing her debut mixed tape at the age of 15, she became well-known. While pursuing her goals, Banks participated in a play and production course at Flushing High School.
Banks got a degree in Thurgood Marshall Law and graduated from the university in 2005, in addition to the play and production course. The course produced Banks’ debut theatrical performance, “Westside Story.” Banks continued to hone her acting skills while working in a range of TV shows, movies, webcam shows, and advertisements. While employed by the Central Casting Agency, Banks had the chance to work on a variety of roles, including the 2005 GAP Kids commercial and episodes 15 and 19 of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in seasons 20, 21, and 22.
Additionally, Banks has made appearances in a number of TV programs, such as Pose, Power, The Last O.G., and Orange is the New Black. She additionally had an appearance in the webcast show Southern Belles. Her total wealth as of December 2022 is $300,000. DavisBanks Production, the name of her production firm, is a combination of the names of her parents.
In addition, Banks has written, directed, and performed in films like When the Tables Turn. She is currently in production on When the Table Turns Reservation for 2 which is also being released in the winter of 2023. Through the establishment of her own production company, Banks intends to produce, direct, and star in her own films in the future.