Vivica Anjanetta Fox was born on July 30, 1964, and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is the youngest of four children, growing up with her sister and two brothers. She attended the Golden West College in Huntington Beach, California, and graduated with an Associate Art degree in Social Sciences. Vivica Fox is a talented actress who started out on Days of Our Lives in 1988, but got her big break on the Hollywood scene with her feature film debut opposite Will Smith, in the blockbuster hit Independence Day (1996). She portrayed Jasmine Dubrow, the sexy and heroic girlfriend of pilot hero Smith. By the way, the dynamic and sexy couple won the MTV Award for Best Kiss.
Her credits started to grow from then on. Following her performance in ID4, Fox starred with Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah and Blair Underwood in the dramatic action feature Set It Off. After a stint in Booty Call, Vivica starred in the heavy cast movie Batman & Robin, co-starring opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger, Uma Thurman and George Clooney. She showed off her talent playing the dangerously seductive character, Ms. B Haven. Also in 1997, Vivica appeared as one of three sisters in the family drama Soul Food, co-starring Vanessa Williams and Nia Long. That role led her to receive an MTV Movie and Image Award Nomination for Best Actress. Vivica Fox was also voted one of the Most Beautiful People in the World by People magazine in 1997.
The ABC special Arsenio was yet another project the talented Fox took part in. Other television appearances, both old and recent, include The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Out All Night, Living Single, The Young and the Restless, The Hughleys, Mad TV, and Alias. She also co-starred with British actress Helen Mirren, as well as Molly Ringwald, Katie Holmes, and Barry Watson, as Miss Gold, in the feature about three students holding an unpopular teacher hostage, Teaching Mrs. Tingle.
In 2001, Vivica Fox ended up starring in a slew of box -office flops. First, she starred in Two Can Play That Game, with fellow beauty Gabrielle Union. Then, in 2002, she starred in Juwanna Mann, a movie about a guy (Miguel A. Nunez Jr.) who has to dress up like a woman to keep playing professional basketball. Finally in 2002, Vivica starred in Boat Trip, with co-stars Cuba Gooding Jr., Horatio Sanz and Roselyn Sanchez. However, 2003 marked Vivica's stunning return in the Quentin Tarantino vehicle, Kill Bill: Vol. 1, which was a huge hit at the box office. Also in 2003, Vivica starred alongside Duane Martin in Ride or Die.
As for her personal life, Vivica Fox married singer Christopher "Sixx-Nine" Harvest in 1998, only to file for divorce in 2002. And after a short-lived relationship with rapper 50 Cent in 2003, Vivica is single again.