Jodi Lyn O'Keefe Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 05 Aug, 2018
Facts of Jodi Lyn O'Keefe
Date of Birth: 1978 , October-10
Age: 43 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Jodi Lyn O’Keefe
Birth Name Jodi Lyn O’Keefe
Nick Name Jodi
Father Jack O’Keefe
Mother Noreen
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Cliffwood Beach, New Jersey, USA
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Actress
Net Worth $5 million
Body Measurements 36-25-34 inches
Breast Size 36 Inch
Waist size 25 inch
Hip Size 34 inch
Boyfriend Al Santos, Don Johnson, Jamie Gomez, John Cusack
Married No
Education Saint John Vianney High School
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
Movies She's All That, Out for Blood, Frozen Ground.
TV Show Dharma & Sreg, Two and a Half Men,The Big Bang Theory, Hit the floor.
Sisters Jenna and Heather.
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Jodi Lyn O'Keefe is an American actress, as well as model, who is active in the entertainment industry since 1995. She is best known for her performances on Prison Break as Gretchen Morgan a.k.a. Susan B. Anthony and as Josette "Jo" Laughlin in The Vampire Diaries. Besides this, she has been a part of various shows as a guest.      

Early Life And Education Of Jodi Lyn O'Keefe 

Jodi Lyn O'Keefe was born on 10 October 1978, New Jersey, USA. She is the youngest daughter of Jack O'Keefe who is a director of labor relations for Merck and Noreen who is a homemaker. She has two older sisters, Jeena and Heather. She was raised in a family of mixed Austrian, Czech, Polish, Irish, and Swedish descent.     

CAPTION: Jodi Lyn O'keefe childhood picture SOURCE: Dodoodad

She learned ballet and tap dance at a young age. O'Keefe went to Saint John Vianney High School in Holmdel, New Jersey but did not complete her education due to her interest in the entertainment sector.  

Jodi Lyn O'Keefe's Professional Bio

She started her modeling career at the age of 8, following her eldest sister Heather. She did some modeling work for a Jeans company. She left her high school to appear on the soap opera Another World. At the age of 17, O'Keefe portrayed a role of Cassidy Bridges-one of the main leads in Nash Bridges and made her film debut in the year 1998 when she played a role in Halloween H20: 20 Years Later. 

Then she appeared in the movies like The Crow, Whatever It Takes and Devil In The Flesh 2. In 1999 she co-starred in the teen film named She's All That as Taylor Vaughan alongside Rachael Leigh Cook and Freddie Prinze Jr. 


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Later she starred in Out for Blood where she played a vampire named Layla Simmons. After achieving a huge success in movies, she appeared in the various Television shows including Dharma & Greg, Boston Legal, Charmed, The Evidence,  Two and a Half Men, Charmed and Tru Calling. 

In 2007, she starred in a TV series Prison Break from seasons 3 to 4 as Gretchen Morgan. Describing her role in the series, she said it was one of her most challenging roles as Gretchen was the polar opposite of her and was badass.  

Again in 2009, she appeared in a video game Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3: Uprising. In 2014, she did a VH1's TV series Hit the Floor and a movie Merry ExMas. In the same year, she was cast in a recurring role of Jo in the sixth season of The CW series The Vampire Diaries. 

As of 2018, she is working in the tv series named Hit The Floor as Lionel Davenport from 2014. 

Jodi Lyn O'Keefe's Net Worth 

Beautiful and charming O'Keefe has not revealed the exact figure of her net worth, but some sites claim that she has earned around $5 million. 

Her acting and modeling career is her main sources of income. Besides, her other ventures include her own clothing line Queen George Clothing which she started on June 22, 2011.  And again in 2012, she launched her own jewelry line, Q

Some of her movies which made a huge box office collection are listed below.   

Year  Movie  Role  Box collection  Cast members
1998 Halloween H20: 20 Years Later Sarah Waintrope  $85 million  Jamie Lee Curtis, Adam Arkin Michelle Williams, Adam Hann-Byrd, Janet Leigh, Josh Hartnett
1999 She's All That Taylor Vaughan  $103.2 million Freddie Prinze Jr., Rachael Leigh Cook, Matthew Lillard, Paul Walker
2013 The Frozen Ground Chelle Ringell  $ 5.6 million Nicolas Cage, John Cusack

Jodi Lyn O'Keefe's Personal Life

Talking about O'Keefe's personal life she is unmarried and possibly single as of now. However, she has had few relationships in past. In 1995 she was linked to an American actor, AI Santos, and Don Johnson in 1997 but both relationships were never confirmed by her. In 1998, she dated Jamie Gomez, however, their affair did not last long. 

Similarly, she was in a relationship for six years with John Cusack who is an American actor, screenwriter as well as producer. The couple started dating in the year 2003. Unfortunately, they broke up after 6 years in 2009 and the reason was commitment issues. O'Keefe wanted to marry Cusack but Cusack was not ready to settle down. 

Besides this, there are no any rumors regarding her relationships with anyone else.  She is active on social media sites and uploads her pictures regularly.

She is a licensed bounty hunter together with her colleague Victoria Pratt. 

Body Measurements

  • Height- She stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m)
  • Weight: As of 2018, she weighs 57 kg (126 lbs).
  • Body Measurements: Breats-36" (91.5cm), Waist-25" (63.5cm), Hip-34" (86cm). 
  • Dress Size: 6 (USA)-38 (EU)-10 (UK). 

Here is an interview with O'Keefe and actor Robert Knepper