Jill Hennessy Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 20 Dec, 2020
Facts of Jill Hennessy
Date of Birth: 1968 , November-25
Age: 52 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Jill Hennessy
Birth Name Jillian Noel Hennessy
Father John Hennessy
Mother Maxine Hennessy
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Profession Actress, Musician
Net Worth $12 Million
Married Yes
Married to Paolo Mastropietro (October 1, 2000 - present)
Children 2
Education Stanley Park Senior Public School, Grand River Collegiate Institute
Awards Gracie Allen Award, Satellite Award
Online Presence Twitter, Instagram, Official Site
Movies Dead Ringers, RoboCop 3, The Paper, I Shot Andy Warhol, A Smile Like Yours. Most Wanted. The Florentine, The Acting Class, Exit Wounds, Pipe Dream, Wild Hogs, Small Town Murder Songs, Roadie, Dawn Rider, Don't Sleep, Crypto, Standing Up, Falling Down
TV Show Friday the 13th: The Series, Law & Order, Crossing Jordan, The Good Wife, Madam Secretary, Crawford, Bull, City on a Hill
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Jill Hennessy is a Canadian actress and musician most known for playing Assistant District Attorney Claire Kincaid in the NBC police procedural and legal drama series Law & Order and Dr. Jordan Cavanaugh in the NBC crime-drama series Crossing Jordan

How Old is Jill Hennessy? What is her Height?

Jill Hennessy was born Jillian Noel Hennessy on November 25, 1968, one of two identical daughters, to a sales/marketing executive John Hennessy, and his wife, Maxine Hennessy, a secretary. She is 52 years old as of the time of this writing and stands at 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 meters).

A native of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Hennessy attended and graduated from Stanley Park Senior Public School and later, Grand River Collegiate Institute in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. Her identical twin sister, Jacqueline Hennessy, is a journalist and TV host. Their younger brother is John Paul "J.P." Hennessy, Jr.

Mother of Two Sons with Husband, Paolo Mastropietro 

Jill Hennessy has been married for over two decades to her husband, the American actor Paolo Mastropietro -- of Kiss & Tell, Exit Wounds, and Cradle 2 the Grave fame.

Jill Hennessy with husband Paolo Mastropietro and their two sons SOURCE: Getty Images

They tied the knot on October 1, 2000, and renewed their wedding vows on January 11, 2001, at New York City Hall. Hennessy has two children with Paolo: sons Marco Mastropietro (born on September 17, 2003) and Gianni Mastropietro (born on November 21, 2007).       

Career and Net Worth  

Jill Hennessy is a thirty-two-year veteran of acting, making her debut alongside her real-life twin sister as twin escorts in the 1988 horror thriller feature Dead Ringer.

 Since that time, Hennessy has carved a lucrative career for herself as a prominent movie actress with roles in movies like RoboCop 3, The Paper, I Shot Andy Warhol, A Smile Like Yours. Most Wanted. The Florentine, The Acting Class, Exit Wounds, Pipe Dream, Wild Hogs, Small Town Murder Songs, Roadie, Dawn Rider, Don't Sleep, Crypto, and Standing Up, Falling Down

Jill Hennessy as Assistant District Attorney Claire Kincaid on NBC's Law & Order SOURCE: IMDb

On television, Hennessy is most known for playing Assistant District Attorney Claire Kincaid in the NBC police procedural and legal drama series Law & Order. Additionally, she also plays the titular character of the forensic pathologist, Dr. Jordan Cavanaugh, in the NBC crime-drama series Crossing Jordan

Besides that, she has had notable roles in TV series like Friday the 13th: The Series, The Good Wife, Madam Secretary, Crawford, Bull, and City on a Hill.    

According to celebritynetworth.com, Jill Hennessy has a net worth of $12 million, courtesy of her long-standing career as an actress and musician.

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