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Jennifer Beals is an American actress and producer.

Relationship Facts of Jennifer Beals

Jennifer Beals is married to Ken Dixon.
Jennifer Beals married on June 14, 1998.
💑 Anniversary in 17 days 💑
She is mother of One (Ella Dixon).
Jennifer Beals is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Jennifer Beals?

Jennifer Beals got married two times. Her present husband’s name is Ken Dixon and they exchanged vows on 14 June 1998. Ken is an Entrepreneur.

From their wedding, they are blessed with a daughter. Her name is Ella Dixon and she was born in 2005. Plus, Ken has two children of his own from his previous affair.

First Spouse

Jennifer was first married to Alexandre Rockwell who is a director and producer. They walked the aisle on 20 February 1986 but divorced in 1996.

Past Affair

She was also having an affair with a film executive named Robert Simonds during her college days.

Relationship History With?

Jennifer Beals was previously married to Alexandre Rockwell (1986 – 1996).


  • Lauren Lee Smith (2010),
  • Alexandra Hedison (2008 – 2010),
  • Mia Kirshner (2004),
  • Rupert Everett (1984),
  • Jodie Foster (1983 – 1986),
  • Robert Simonds

Relationship Timeline

TypeTotalTime Duration
Married226 years, 7 months
Dating63 years


Jennifer Beals: Biography in Details

Who is Jennifer Beals?

Jennifer Beals is an American actress and producer. The public noticed her for appearing in movies like My Bodyguard, Flashdance, and more.

In addition, she also appeared in TV shows like Swamp Thing, Taken, The Night Shift, etc.

How many siblings does Jennifer Beals have?

She was born Jennifer Sue Beals on 19 Dec 1963 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The name of her father and her mother’s name was Alfred Beals and Jeanne Anderson respectively.

Her dad was an owner of a grocery store while her mom was a school teacher. After Alfred died in 1972, Jeanne married Edward Cohen.

Jennifer’s ancestry is All-American-Irish and has two brothers (Bobby & Gregory) with 4 half-siblings.

Talking about her academics, Jennifer Beals attended Francis W. Parker School and Yale University. From the latter, she achieved a bachelor’s degree in 1987 in Arts in American Literature.

Jennifer Beals- Professional Life, Career

Jennifer Beals is popular for her acting as she has appeared in several projects. Her first appearance was in the movie My Bodyguard (1980).

Then she was seen in Flashdance in 1983. For this, she received a nomination for Golden Globe Award and won the NAACP Image Award.

Jennifer Beals then appeared in The M (1990), Day of Atonement (1992), Devil in a Blue Dress (1995), The Anniversary Party (2001), Desolation Sound (2005), Fall Out (2015), After (2019), etc.

Jennifer also appeared in several TV series. At present, she is playing the character of Bette in The L Word: Generation Q. Some of her notable TV acting credits are,

19922000 Malibu RoadPerry
2004-09The L WordBette Porter
2011The Chicago CodeTeresa Colvin
2017-18TakenChristina Hart
2019Swamp ThingLucilia Cable

Jennifer Beals- Net Worth, Salary

At present, her estimated net worth is around $8 million. However, her salary and other earnings are unknown.

For her acting in the movies Flashdance (1983) and The Bride (1985), Jennifer Beals received an amount of $25,000 and $500,000 respectively.

Some of the top actress’s financial worth is,

Is Jennifer Beals involved in any rumors and controversies?

This Swamp Thing actress is keeping herself away from rumors and is also not surrounded by any desperate scandals.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Regarding Jennifer Beals’s body features, her height is 5 ft 8 inches and her body weight is average.

Moreover, her eyes are dark brown and she also has long black hair.

Her wide bright smile can attract anyone.

Is Jennifer Beals active on social media?

Jennifer Beals is available on social sites. She has Instagram and Twitter accounts with more than 436k and 191k followers respectively.

However, she is not active on the Facebook platform.


  • Jennifer Beals is 59 years old as of 2023.
  • Her birth sign is Sagittarius.
  • Her Twitter account was made in June 2012.
  • Jennifer Beals got her first job at an ice cream store, Baskin-Robbins.
  • Jennifer Beals also loves ballet, salsa, and belly.
  • Her close friends are Jon Stewart and Marlee Matlin.
  • Jennifer Beals supports the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Jennifer Beals is trained in kung fu, sanshou, and kickboxing.

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