Jennifer Jason Leigh a.k.a. Jennifer Jason is an American based Actress. She Began Doing TV shows during the 1970s. She has starred in several hit shows. But it was in 1982 when she got her first breakthrough in films. She portrayed Stacy Hamilton in Fast Times at Ridgemont High which was highly appreciated by the audiences, and that role brought an ocean of opportunities to her.
Afterward, she appeared in numerous films and television shows. She has been phenomenal with her work, and hence she has been nominated for various awards many times. Here are the details of the net worth, career, awards and nominations of Jennifer Jason Leigh in 2018.
Early Life and Biography
Jennifer Jason Leigh was born to a Jewish family on February 5, 1962, in Hollywood, California. She was taken to Vic Morrow, who was professionally an actor, and her beautiful mother, Barbara Turner, who was professionally a screenwriter. She did not have a happy childhood as her parents got separated after a couple of years or her birth. Her name was Jennifer Leigh Morrow, but she made some changes to her surname before beginning her acting career. She had one younger sister and had one older sister who died last year. It was very heartbreaking for Leigh as she was very close to her.
Leigh had an own tough life. In 1982, she lost her father in an accident during a helicopter shot for his upcoming film. She along with her sister filed a case against Warner Bros Entertainment Inc. She lost her loving sister in 2017. Leigh is very shy and introvert and likes to keep her secret within herself. There has been no information about her past relationships or current affairs. In 2001, she met Noah Baumbach, the couple dated for four years and eventually decided to get married in 2005. After five years, they were blessed with a baby boy and just after a few months, the couple got divorced.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
She began her career at an early age of nine. When she turned 14, she attended numerous workshops regarding acting and drama. In 1978, she received a role in a movie, and after that, she did several films throughout her career. She was outstanding with her work. Her acting skills were just perfect, and hence she made guest appearances on various shows as well. It was 1990 when she was awarded her very first awards which were New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress. Afterward, till date, she has been honoured with various awards.
Net worth and earnings
Jennifer Jason Leigh is a well-recognized face in Hollywood. Moreover, she is a very successful actress. She has most of her fortune as an actress. She has earned endless zeros to her bank book. Jennifer Jason Leigh has an estimated net worth of $6.5 million.
Jennifer Jason Leigh was born in Hollywood, California. She began her career at an early age. She has considerable stardom all around the world. She has earned an incredible net value. Leigh is very active on social media and has a vast fan following on social media.