Jessica Capshaw Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 26 Aug, 2020
Facts of Jessica Capshaw
Date of Birth: 1976 , August-8
Age: 45 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Birth Name Jessica Brooke Capshaw
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Columbia, Missouri
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $20 million
Married Yes
Married to Christopher Gavigan
Children 4
Education Brown University
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Jessica Capshaw is an American actress known for her role as Arizona Robbins on ABC’s medical drama, Grey’s Anatomy. She is also recognized as Jamie Stringer in the show, The Practice. Jessica has also starred in movies like The Love Letter, Valentine, Minority Report, View from the Top, The Groomsmen, and The Hero of Color City.

Short-Bio Of Jessica Capshaw

Jessica Brooke Capshaw was born on August 9, 1976, in Columbia, Missouri to mother Kate Capshaw and father Robert Capshaw. Her mother is an actress and producer and father, a sales manager and a high school principal. 

She grew up with Jewish parents. She has five stepsiblings from Kate’s marriage with Steven Spielberg. As for education, she completed her high school studies from Harvard-Westlake School and then attended Brown University. She graduated in 1998 with an English major.

She has an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnic community. Since she was born in early August, her zodiac sign is Leo.

Personal Life: Spouse, Kids

Jessica Capshaw is married to the American entrepreneur, author, and co-founder of The Honest Company, Christopher Gavigan. They got married in a beautiful wedding ceremony in Capshaw Estate on May 22, 2004. 

They have four children together. Their son is Luke Hudson Gavigan while their daughters are named, Eve Augusta Gavigan, Poppy James Gavigan, and Josephine Kate Gavigan.

CAPTION: Jessica Capshaw with her husband and kids SOURCE: Facebook

Jessica and Christopher have been married for 15 years, as of 2019. They currently reside in a mansion in Pacific Palisades with their large family. 

Body Stats

  • Height: She has a height of 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm).
  • Weight: Capshaw weighs 57 kgs or 126 lbs.
  • Body Measurements: Jessica’s body measurements are 35-25-36. Her shoe size and dress size are 8 and 6 respectively.

Find Her Net Worth, Career, and Earnings

Jessica Capshaw has amassed a net worth of $20 million from acting alone. She earned the majority of her wealth from her role in Grey’s Anatomy

The movie, The Love Letter in 1999 earned $8.3 million at the box office while her other movie Valentine did even better by earning $36.7 million at the box office.

Jessica’s net worth is also added from her husband, Christopher Gavigan’s net worth. His company founded with Jessica Alba is valued over $1.7 billion.

Jessica and Christopher's current mansion in Pacific Palisade was brought for $10 million in 2016.


Jessica Capshaw debuted as an actress in the movie, The Locusts as a minor character in 1997 with her mother, Kate Capshaw. A year later, she starred in another movie, Denial

She starred in several movies like The Love Letter, Big Time, Killing Cinderella, and Valentine before landing the role of Jamie Stringer in the series, The Practice. She acted in the show for two years from 2002 to 2004.

CAPTION: Jessica Capshaw has $20 million worth SOURCE: Entertainment Tonight

Jessica Capshaw landed her breakthrough role as Dr. Arizona Robbins in Grey’s Anatomy in 2009, alongside Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson, Patrick Dempsey, and Sandra Oh, among others. Though she entered the show as a recurring role, Jessica soon became the main cast from season six. She left the show after the fourteenth season in 2018. 

Capshaw has also starred in other movies like The Mesmerist, Minority Report, View from the Top, The Groomsmen, Blind Trust, and The Hero of Color City.

Currently, she is preparing for her role in the upcoming movie, Holidate alongside, Emma Roberts, Luke Bracey, Jake Manley, and Andrew Bachelor