(born Grace Mendoza on May 19, 1948, in Spanish Town, Jamaica) is a model, singer and actress. Raised in Syracuse, New York, she found success in the 70s as a model, working in New York and Paris (where she shared an apartment with Jerry Hall
and Jessica Lange
), before rising to public prominence as a singer and personality. Jones secured a record deal with Island Records, which resulted in a string of club hits.