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Grace Beverly Jones

19 May 1948 (1948-05-19) (age 73)
Spanish Town, St. Catherine, Jamaica
Other names Grace Mendoza
Alma mater Onondaga Community College
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • model
  • record producer
  • actress
Years active 1973–present
Home town Syracuse, New York, U.S.
  • Chris Stanley (m. 1989–1991)
  • Atila Altaunbay (m. 1996–2002)
Children 1
Relatives Noel Jones (brother)
Musical career
Instruments Vocals

Grace Beverly Jones (born 19 May 1948) is a Jamaican singer, songwriter, supermodel, record producer, and actress. She was born in Spanish Town, Jamaica. She was raised by her grandparents. She released her first album, Portfolio, in 1977. Her music is a mixture of R&B, disco, reggae, electronica and funk. She is also known for her unusual album covers.

2015: I'll Never Write My Memoirs

In 2015, Jones wrote an autobiography called I'll Never Write My Memoirs. In the book, she wrote her opinion on Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj, Madonna, Miley Cyrus and Beyoncé. She wrote that she felt that they were copying her style.


  • Portfolio (1977)
  • Fame (1978)
  • Muse (1979)
  • Warm Leatherette (1980)
  • Nightclubbing (1981)
  • Living My Life (1982)
  • Slave to the Rhythm (1985)
  • Inside Story (1986)
  • Bulletproof Heart (1989)
  • Hurricane (2008)

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