Jen Lilley is an American actress and a singer who is best known for her roles on the soap opera Days of Our Lives and General Hospital. She has also appeared in a supporting role on the Academy award-winning 2011 French film named The Artist. She is also credited for Changeling and The Artist. Prior to acting and singing, she has a pa s sion for humanity and belongs to several charity organizations like Be Your Own You, a lifestyle brand that empowers women and girls.
Early Life Of Jen Lilley
Jen Lilley was born Jennifer Elizabeth Lilley on 4 August 1988 in Roanoke, Virginia, the United States of America. She was born to parents Ellen who is a Jill-of-all-trades and Vincent Lilley; a Judge. She has three siblings, two brothers named Michael Lilley and Ryan Lilley and one younger sister named Katherine Lilley.
Lilley completed her schooling from Cave Spring High School and went on to attend the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States and graduated early with magna c u m laude honors.
Jen Lilley's Career
Lilley's career began at the Univesity of Virginia. She got her first role in a film called The Loss of Life. After this, in 2011 she appeared in a supporting role in the silent movie The Artist which was directed by Michel Hazanavicius starring James Cromwell, John Goodman, Penelope Ann Miller, Bérénice Bejo, and Jean Dujardin.
In the same year, Lilley played several characters on MTV's Disaster Date, alongside Jason Karasev, Lauren Zima, Hasan Minhaj, Russell Pitts, Cale Hartmann, and Kara Luiz. She then appeared in the iCarly TV movie, iParty with Victorious as Monie which is her highly appreciated role.
Similarly, she played a character named Maxie Jones as a temporary recast for Kristen Storms on General Hospital while she was on her medical leave. Later on 3 July 2013, she made her first on-screen debut as Theresa Donovan on Days of Our Lives as a newly created character. She has also appeared alongside James Wolk in The Crazy Ones.
In addition, Lilley also appeared as Kara in Gery's Anatomy in a guest role. As of 2018, she worked in the TV series like The Wedding Do Over, Evil Doctor, Twin Betrayal and Yes, I do. She was nominated in Indie Series Awards under the category of Best Lead Actress- Drama for Youthful Daze.
She began her singing career at the age of 16. She had also done musical performances in the past, Lilley released her first Christmas album named Tinsel Time on 24 November 2015. The album's title track premiered on TV Guide Magazine's TV Insider.
The album was number one on the Amazon Swing charts which was consequently released on Amazon .com and CD.
Jen Lilley's Net Worth And Charity
Lilley's career in movies, television as well as music is doing well in terms of finance as well. According to online sources, Lilley has a net worth of $5 hundred thousand dollars. In the year 2011, she was a cast in the movie The Artist which was turned out to be a commercially successful grossing over $133 million on a $15 million movie.
Lilley is also involved in the children's rights and supports charities mainly to protect children against sexual and physical abuse, homelessness, trafficking, and the world water crisis. In 2011, she became a celebrity amba s sador for Childhelp, a charity which focuses in the prevention of child abuse. Along with Cynthia Steele Vance, she also hosted the Childhelp Wings Fashion Show in Washington D.C in 2012.
In 2013, Lilley cooperated with lifestyle brand named Be Your Own You that empowers girls and women and designed her own Signature Series clothes and apparel line to help Childhelp. She also workes to serve the homeless people and also performed in a benefit concert in New York in 2014 in terms of helping wounded veterans.
Jen Lilley's Personal Life-Husband And Dating
She is already married. Lilley tied the knot to her longtime boyfriend Jason Wayne who is also an actor. They married on 26 May 2007, and the couple celebrated their 10 years of marriage in the year 2017. The pair is actively involved in charity projects.
The duo became a foster parent in 2016 after adopting a baby boy in 2016 from foster care. They don't have their own biological children yet.
Lilley is active on social media and has more than 88.9K followers on her Instagram account as of November 2018.
Jen Lilley's Body Measurements
Jen Lilley's Height- She stands at the height of 5 feet 3 inches (1.60 m)
Weight- As of 2018, she weighs 50 kg.
Body Measurements- 34-24-33 inches.
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Brown
by rabina, 27 Jul, 2018