Jennifer Westfeldt Biography
Jennifer Westfeldt is an American actress and screenwriter known for independent film Kissing Jessica Stein, Friends with Kids, and Wonderful Town. She is also known for her long-term relationship with former beau Jon Hamm.
Early Life, Parents, Bio, And Education of Jennifer Westfeldt
Jennifer Westfeldt was born on February 2, 1970, in Guilford, CT under the birth sign of Aquarius. As per her nationality, she holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group.
She was born to her parents Patrick McLoskey Westfeldt, Jr. (father), an electrical engineer and Constance Meyers (mother), a therapist.
Talking about her education, Westfeldt graduated from Guilford High School and attended Yale University, where she sang with the a cappella group Redhot & Blue.
Jennifer Westfeldt's Professional Career
Jennifer started her career as a New York-based theater actor and has starred in over 25 Off-Broadway and regional productions. Besides acting, she co-wrote and starred in an Off-Broadway play with Heather Juergensen called Lipschtick": The Story of Two Women Seeking the Perfect Shade.
In 2011, she starred as Jessica in Kissing Jessica Stein. In 1998, her debut television series was as Melissa in Two Guys, a Girl, and a Pizza Place. She portrayed the role of Kelly O’Malley in “Holding the Baby” from 1998-2001.
Overall, she has appeared in numerous television series including, Number3rs, Wainy Days, 24, Martha Speaks, Judging Amy, Children’s Hospital, Snoops and many more.
In 2001, she made her movie debut with See Jane Run and later appeared as Jessica Stein on Kissing Jessica Stein. Some of her top films include 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover, Keep Your Distance, Ira & Abby, 10 Crosby, Lemon, and Circus Kids.
Jennifer Westfeldt's Net Worth, Salary, And Earnings
As of May 2019, Jennifer Westfeldt's net worth is reported to be around $5 million. She earned her worth from her career in the entertainment industry and being a screenwriter as well.
The average salary of an actor is around $55,364 with a median bonus of $1,015. Their salaries can be affected by their acting skills.
Jennifer Westfeldt's Partner And Relationship
The beautiful actress, Westfeldt is possibly single and unmarried at the moment. Despite being regularly followed, she has kept everything about her love life, spouse or boyfriend secret from the media. She seems to be busy with her career and spending her time with friends and family.
Previously, she was in a relationship with actor Jon Hamm in 1997. The couple owned homes in Los Angeles and the Upper West Side in New York City.
Also, they formed their own production company Points West Pictures. While everyone thought that the couple might get married soon, they announce their break up in 2015. The pair has not revealed the reason behind their separation.
Jennifer Westfeldt's Age, Height, And Other Facts
- Height: She stands 5 feet 7 inches or 170 cm.
- Birth Sign: Aquarius
- Body Measurement: N/A
- Eyes Color: Blue
- Hair Color: Blonde
- Weight: 54 kg or 119 lbs
- Westfeldt is 49 years old, as of 2019.