Jennifer Jason Leigh Bio, Affair, Divorce, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Age, Nationality, Height


Relationship Facts of Jennifer Jason Leigh

  • Jennifer Jason Leigh is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Jennifer Jason Leigh is currently divorced. She was previously married to Noah Baumbach, an American writer for 5 years. They first dated for 4 years after getting together in 2001 and married on 2nd September 2005. The divorce was finalized in September 2013. The pair has a son from this marriage, Rohmer Emmanuel.

Jennifer was previously involved in a number of relationships in her career. She was in a relationship with the famous American actor Robert Downey Jr. she was later involved in a 2-year relationship with American actor David Dukes from 1982 to 1984. Jennifer then dated another American actor Eric Stoltz from 1985 to 1987. She was also involved in another 2-year relationship with Jason Patric from 1992 to August 1994.

Who is Jennifer Jason Leigh?

Jennifer Jason Leigh is an American actress who has become a recurring face in show business. Having appeared in more than 90 movies and television series in her career, she is mostly praised for her role as Daisy Domergue in Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight and for her part in Charlie Kaufman’s Anomalisa as Lisa.

Jennifer Jason Leigh: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Jennifer was born on 5 February 1962 in Los Angeles, California. As of 2021, she is 59 years old. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is Ashkenazi Jewish.

She was born to Vic Morrow, her father, and her mother, Barbara Turner. Her parents were Jewish and she changed her surname early in her acting career, taking the middle name “Jason” in honor of actor Jason Robards who was a family friend. Her parents divorced when she was just 2 years old.


Jennifer attended Pacific Palisades High School but dropped out from there six weeks short of graduation for her major role in the film Eyes of a Stranger.

Jennifer Jason Leigh: Professional Life and Career

Jennifer worked in her first film at the age of nine, in a non-speaking role for the film Death of a Stranger the Spy Who Never Was in 1976. She later attended summer acting workshops given by Lee Strasberg and landed a role in the Disney TV movie Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color: The Young Runaways at age 14. She was given Screen Actors Guild membership in an episode of the TV series Baretta at age 16.

She has since then appeared in several movies and television series and has more than 90 credits to her name as an actor. Some of the movies and television series that she has been part of include The Waltons, Wrong Is Right, Buried Alive, The Big Picture, Rush, Adventures from the Book of Virtues, Hercules, Revenge, Weeds, Twin Peaks among others.

Jennifer Jason Leigh
Caption: Jennifer Jason Leigh and her Ex-husband (Source: Eonline)

Jennifer was selected as one of “America’s 10 Most Beautiful Women” by Harper’s Bazaar Magazine in 1989. She is well-known in Hollywood for the exhausting research she performs for each of her portrayals and for her affinity for playing lurid roles in different movies and television series.

She was nominated for the prestigious Academy Awards in 2016 for her performance in The Hateful Eight. She has been nominated for the Golden Globe Awards several times and has a total of 26 wins and 60 nominations to her name for various awards.

Jennifer Jason LeighSalary and Net Worth

Although the exact figure of salary that this American actress makes is not known, her net worth is estimated to be around $5 million.

Jennifer Jason Leigh: Rumors and Controversy

Rumors were that Jennifer Jason Leigh and Kevin Spacey had an affair long time back.

Jennifer was involved in a minor controversy over her use of language in the movie The Hateful Eight. She has not been involved in any other notable controversies to date.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Jennifer has a height of 5 feet 3 inches (1.6 m). She weighs 110lbs or 52 kg. Additionally, she has a body measurement of 34-23-34 and the color of her eyes is brown. Her hair is light brown in color.

Social Media

Jennifer is currently inactive on social sites. She does not hold the account on any of the social sites including Facebook and Twitter. However, she has more than 26.5k followers on her Instagram account.

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