Jennifer Grey Bio


Relationship Statistics of Jennifer Grey

What is Jennifer Grey marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce): Married
When did Jennifer Grey get married ? (married date): July 21, 2001
How many children does Jennifer Grey have ? (name): One (Stella)
Is Jennifer Grey having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Jennifer Grey lesbian ?: No
Who is Jennifer Grey husband ? (name): View Couple Comparison Clark Gregg
Clark Gregg

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Jennifer Grey married actor and director Clark Gregg on July 21, 2001. She has once shared the screen with him in the film, ‘The Road To Christmas’ in 2006.

The couplet has one daughter Stella who was born on December 3, 2001.

Furthermore, she was romantically linked with many stars such as, ‘George Stephanopoulos‘ (1992), Johnny Depp(1989),  William Baldwin (1988 – 1991), Matthew Broderick (1987 – 1988) and Michael J. Fox(1986).

Besides these linked up, now she is happily living with his husband and daughter in Venice, California.

Who is Jennifer Grey?

Jennifer Grey is an American actress best known for her roles in classic movies like, ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off‘ in 1986 and ‘Dirty Dancing‘ in 1987.

Furthermore, she is recently popular after becoming the winner of the dance reality show ‘Dancing With Stars‘ in 2010.

Car Crash with Matthew Broderick

On August 5, 1987, Grey was injured in a car collision in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland. There, she was on a vacation with actor Matthew Broderick, who she was dating at the time. The crash was the event that made their relationship became public. It happened on a rented BMW. They crossed into the wrong lane and collided with a Volvo driven by a local mother and daughter of 63 and 28 who were killed instantly.

Matthew was convicted for careless driving and fined. Dirty Dancing was released a few weeks after the collision which skyrocketed Grey’s fame. But, she has admitted that her grief and guilt over the crash did not let her enjoy the film’s success, and even led her away from acting for some time.

Jennifer Grey: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Jennifer Grey was born on 26 March 1960 in New York City, USA. Her parents are academy award winner actor, Joel Grey and actress, and singer, Jo Wilder. She has one sibling, her brother named James Katz.

Grey is of American nationality and of Jewish ethnicity.

She was enrolled at Dalton School where she studied dancing and acting. After, graduating in 1978, she took acting training in Neighbourhood Play House in Manhattan for two years.

Jennifer Grey: Professional Life, Career

Jennifer Grey made her big-screen debut with ‘Reckless’ followed by ‘The Cotton Club’ and Red Dawn’ in the same year of 1984. She rose to prominence from the commercially successful film, ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off in 1986 and as  Frances “Baby” Houseman in Dirty Dancing‘.  Later she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for the Best Actress for Dirty Dancing.

In 1987, Grey suffered a serious injury in a car accident with her boyfriend. Later, she came up strong with big hits like If The Shoe Fits(1990), Wind(1992), and Bounce (2010) among the others. Furthermore, she has appeared in many TV series such as Fallen Angels, House, The West Side Waltz, and Red Oaks.

 In the year 2010, she became the winner of the dancing reality show, Dancing With Stars (season 11). She also voiced Mrs. Kurokawa in the English dubbed version of the popular film, The Wind Rises.

From 2014 to 2017, Jennifer Grey portrayed Judy Meyers on Red Oaks. In 2018, she co-starred in the film Untogether. The movie released on February 8, 2019.

Awards, Nominations

Jennifer Grey’s work has not gone unnoticed as she has won an award and received nominations for different categories. In 1988, she won the Bravo Otto Germany Best Actress Award. Moreover, she has also been nominated for another three times.

Furthermore, she has also been nominated for a Golden Globe Award. Also, she has been nominated for Behind the Voice Actors Awards and CableACE Award.

Salary, Net Worth, Income

This actress has an estimated net worth of $10.5 million. Moreover, she earns around $1.7 million annually. Her primary source of income is acting.

Jennifer Grey: Rumors and Controversy/Scandals

Her decision to get plastic surgery on her nose was unnecessarily criticized by some people.

There were rumors that she did not get along with Patrick Swayze. Patrick and Jennifer shared some of the hottest movie scenes of all-time in Dirty Dancing. However, there were rumors that the pair did not get along off-screen. After the death of Patrick, she revealed that Patrick was fearless and very attractive in some ways.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Jennifer Grey has 34-24-32 inches of body measurements. Her hair and eyes both are dark-brown in color. Besides that, she stands with a height of 5 feet 3 inches tall and has a weight of around 59 kg.

She fits in 34B bra size, 7 US shoe size, and 4 US dress size.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Jennifer is highly active on social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has over 115k followers on Twitter, over 153k followers on Instagram, and over 93k followers on Facebook.


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