Corinne Foxx, daughter of Jamie Foxx, named Miss Golden Globe 2016
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has selected actress Corinne Foxx, daughter of Golden Globe winner and two-time Golden Globe nominee Jamie Foxx, as Miss Golden Globe 2016 for the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards.
Quickly establishing herself as one of the freshest new faces in Hollywood, Corinne recently shot a campaign for accessory line, The Icing and is a senior at the University of Southern California. HFPA President Lorenzo Soria made the announcement this evening at the first party of the 2016 Golden Globe Awards Season, hosted by the HFPA and InStyle. The star-studded event was held at Ysabel West Hollywood and was presented by FIJI Water.
“We are delighted to have Corinne Foxx continue the tradition and have her as our 2016 Miss Golden Globe,” said Soria. “Like her father, she leads a fine example of following her dreams and we can’t wait to see what she does next.”
“Throughout the years I’ve grown up watching my dad establish himself as a well-respected actor,” said Foxx. “I’m honored that HFPA has given me the opportunity to now share the same stage where he’s been recognized for some of his greatest accomplishments.”
Chosen by the HFPA, the honoree is traditionally the son or daughter of one of the industry’s most respected actors/actresses/directors/producers of our time and assists during the Golden Globe Awards ceremony. The 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards will air LIVE coast-to-coast on NBC from 8:00-11:00 p.m. (EST)/5:00-8:00 p.m. (PST) from the Beverly Hilton Hotel with host Ricky Gervais.
Previous Miss and Mister Golden Globe honorees include: Greer Grammer, daughter of Kelsey Grammer; Sosie Bacon, daughter of Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick; Francesca Eastwood, daughter of Clint Eastwood and Frances Fisher; Sam Fox, son of Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan; Rainey Qualley, daughter of Andie MacDowell; Gia Mantegna, daughter of Joe Mantegna; Rumer Willis, daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis; Laura Dern, daughter of Diane Ladd and Bruce Dern; Joely Fisher, daughter of Connie Stevens and Eddie Fisher; Melanie Griffith, daughter of Tippi Hedren; Freddie Prinze Jr., son of Freddie Prinze; and Mavis Spencer, daughter of Alfre Woodard and Roderick Spencer.
Produced by dick clark productions in association with the HFPA, the Golden Globe Awards are viewed in more than 210 countries worldwide and are one of the few awards ceremonies to include both motion picture and television achievements.
Lorenzo Soria is President of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Allen Shapiro, CEO of dick clark productions, Mike Mahan, President of dick clark productions and Barry Adelman, Executive VP of Television at dick clark productions, will serve as executive producers.