Jenny Lumet Bio

(Screenwriter, actress)

Relationship Statistics of Jenny Lumet

What is Jenny Lumet marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Jenny Lumet get married ? (married date):, 2008
How many children does Jenny Lumet have ? (name):Two
Is Jenny Lumet having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Jenny Lumet lesbian ?: No
Who is Jenny Lumet husband ? (name):Alex Weinstein

More about the relationship

Jenny Lumet is a married woman. She exchanged her vows with Alex Weinstein in 2008. This couple together has a daughter.

Previously, she was married to an actor Bobby Cannavale in 1994, but this couple later, divorced in 2003. They have a son Jake Cannavale, an actor born on 1 May 1995.

Who is Jenny Lumet?

Jenny Lumet is an American screenwriter and actress. She is best known as the original screenplay writer of the 2008 movie Rachel Getting Married.

Jenny Lumet: Age, Parents, Education, Ethnicity

This actress was born on 2 January 1967, in New York, the United States. Her father‘s name is Sidney Lumet, who was a legendary director, and her mother‘s name is Gail Buckley.

She is the granddaughter of Baruch Lumet (paternal), and Lena Horne (maternal). She has an elder sister named Amy, who is a sound editor.

Jenny graduated from The Dalton School in 1984.

She is of Polish-Jewish descent from her paternal side and African America, Native American, and European from her maternal side.

Jenny Lumet: Career, Professional Life

Earlier, Jenny Lumet made her professional debut as an actress. She appeared small roles in her father’s movie Deathtrap and Running on Empty. Afterward, in 1990, Jenny played Nancy Bosch in the movie Q&A, from where she gained huge popularity.

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Caption: Jenny Lumet and husband Bobby Cannavale (Source: Celebrities)

She also made appearances in movies like Assassination and Dodgeball. Lumet made her debut as a writer in the 2008 film Rachel Getting Married. This movie garnered three awards for best screenplay and outstanding writing. She worked as a screenplay writer in the 2017 action-adventure film The Mummy.

Jenny also worked as a drama teacher at the Manhattan Country School. Later in 2018, she worked as a co-executive producer in Star Trek: Discovery. She also co-wrote Star Treks mini-episode ‘Runaway’.

Earlier, in 1975, Lumet worked as a voice artist in an animated film Everybody Rides the Carousel.


  • Best Screenplay for Rachel Getting Married (Toronto Film Critics Association Awards, and Film Independent Spirit Awards)
  • Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (NAACP Image Awards)

Jenny Lumet: Salary, Net Worth

The salary of this actress is under review. Meanwhile, according to some sources, she has an estimated net worth of $1.2 million.

Jenny Lumet: Rumor, Controversy

In 2017, Jenny accused entrepreneur Russell Simmons of sexual misconduct and forcing her into sex and locking her in his car in 1991. After this allegation, Russell quits his business empire.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Jenny Lumet stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 56 kg. Likely, she has blonde hair and brown eyes. Her body measurement is 32-26-32 inches.

Social Media Profile

She is not active on social networking sites like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.


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