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Kidada Jones
Born March 22, 1974 (1974-03-22) (age 35)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Model
Actress
Fashion Designer
Stylist

Kidada Ann Jones (born March 22, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.) is an American actress, model, and fashion designer who is best known for appearing in Tommy Hilfiger advertisements and for dating Tupac Shakur at the time of his death in 1996.

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Early life

Kidada Jones is the elder daughter of composer/arranger Quincy Jones and actress Peggy Lipton. She was raised in Bel-Air, California, with her younger sister, actress Rashida Jones. When her parents divorced during her adolescence, Kidada went to live with her father.

She began working as a celebrity stylist for one of her father's publications, Vibe Magazine. Kidada gained attention when she styled Michael Jackson for the cover of VIBE in 1995, which led her to be subsequently recruited by designer Tommy Hilfiger. Hilfiger launched a successful ad campaign centered around Kidada, her friends (including Aaliyah, Tamia, Kate Hudson, Nicole Richie and Oliver Hudson) and their lifestyles as celebrity kids.

Career

Kidada enjoyed a successful career as a model and appeared in a number of fashion magazines including Elle, Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. She has often been referred to by the fashion press as an 'It Girl' or 'style icon'. She has also worked as an actress. Over the years, she has worked with Robert Downey Jr., Brooke Shields, Ron Silver, Ben Stiller, James Toback, Ossie Davis, Gina Gershon and Ice Cube.

In 2005 Disney hired Jones to design a line of jewelry, cashmere throws and pillows, and to dress her celebrity friends in the posh items. The line was inspired by Alice in Wonderland.

Personal life

Kidada was dating Tupac Shakur at the time of his death in 1996.

In 2003, Kidada married and divorced actor Jeffrey Nash, brother-in-law to Forest Whitaker.[1]

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Kidada Jones
Born March 22, 1974 (1974-03-22) (age 36)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Model
Actress
Fashion Designer
Stylist

Kidada Ann Jones (born March 22, 1974, Los Angeles, California) is an American actress, model, and fashion designer.

Early life

Kidada Jones is the elder daughter of composer/arranger Quincy Jones and actress Peggy Lipton. She was raised in Bel-Air, California, with her younger sister, actress Rashida Jones.

She began working as a celebrity stylist for one of her father's publications, Vibe Magazine. Kidada gained attention when she styled Michael Jackson for the cover of VIBE in 1995, which led her to be subsequently recruited by designer Tommy Hilfiger. Hilfiger launched a successful ad campaign centered around Kidada, her friends (including Aaliyah, Tamia, Kate Hudson, Nicole Richie and Oliver Hudson) and their lifestyles as celebrity kids. Prior to her work with Vibe, she was the fiancee of rapper Tupac Shakur at the time of his death.

Career

Kidada enjoyed a successful career as a model and appeared in a such fashion magazines as Elle, Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. She has also worked as an actress. Over the years, she has worked with Robert Downey Jr., Brooke Shields, Ron Silver, Ben Stiller, James Toback, Ossie Davis, Gina Gershon and Ice Cube.

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