Jas Waters Wiki – Biography
Jas Waters, also known as Jas Fly, was an American writer, former journalist, and television personality. She wrote for Jim Carrey’s new Showtime comedy, Kidding, the NBC drama, This Is Us, the late-night sketch comedy, The James David Show (Comedy Central) and the 1 hour ‘90’s Hip Hop drama, The Breaks (Vh1).
In 2013, Waters co-starred in the Vh1 reality series, Gossip Game, chronicling the lives of seven women in Hip Hop media. She also co-starred in a popular YouTube webseries, JumpOff TV’s Debate Lounge with over 2 million subscribers and 20 million views.
Waters spent 9 years working in Film Production and Television Development, on everything from Spiderman 1 & 2, Hardball, Save The Last Dance, MTV’s Real World, Barbershop 1 & 2 and the NBC’s ER. Her music video production credits include R. Kelly, Jermaine Dupri, Bow Wow, Jagged Edge and Common. She’s produced videos for Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs and directed music videos for Motown artists BJ The Chicago Kid, Kevin Ross. In 2010 Waters wrote and directed, “Everybody’s Haitian,” a PSA supporting Haiti’s earthquake relief, Executive Produced by Jay Z.
In 2007, Waters created her own entertainment blog, FlyStyleLife.com, which ran for three years averaging 700,000 views a day. In 2012, Waters landed her own column in VIBE Magazine and has interviewed everyone from Jay-Z, Warren Buffett, Joan Rivers, Drake, Common, Spike Lee, DMX, Ava DuVernay, Will Packer and many more.
Waters also Executive Produced The #DREAMmix, an inspirational mixtape featuring Kendrick Lamar, Common, Swizz Beatz and Mona Scott-Young.
Jas Waters Age
She was born on October 21, 1981. She died in June 2020, at the age of 39.
Cause of Death
Jas Waters died at the age of 39. Fellow-writer, Jas Waters’ cause of death was not revealed. Sade Sellers, confirmed her death in a tweet. Sellers tweeted: “Absolutely devastated to confirm @JasFly‘s passing. She was such a light. Offered me advice about writing so many times— prayers to her family.”
NBC series This Is Us tweeted: “The entire #ThisIsUs family was devastated to learn of Jas Waters passing. In our time together, Jas left her mark on us and ALL over the show. She was a brilliant storyteller and a force of nature. We send our deepest sympathies to her loved ones. She was one of us. RIP @JasFly.”
The entire #ThisIsUs family was devastated to learn of Jas Waters passing. In our time together, Jas left her mark on us and ALL over the show. She was a brilliant storyteller and a force of nature. We send our deepest sympathies to her loved ones. She was one of us. RIP @JasFly. pic.twitter.com/cmrh2OO8of
— ThisIsUsWriters (@ThisIsUsWriters) June 10, 2020
This Is Us” creator Dan Fogelman paid tribute to Waters in a tweet: “This news took my breath away. Jas was absolutely brilliant and had so many stories still to tell. She made an indelible mark on our show and my heart breaks for her loved ones. RIP @JasFly.”
Jas Waters’ net worth was estimated to be $1 million.