Jill Schoelen Bio, Affair, Single, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Salary, Age, Nationality

(Actress, Singer)

Renown as Stephanie Maine of the movie, 1987- The Stepfather. 

Relationship Facts of Jill Schoelen

  • Jill Schoelen is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Jill Schoelen’s relationship status is single.

Previously, she was married to Anthony Marinelli. He is a composer by profession. They married in 1993 and got separated after 9 years of marriage.  Together, they have two children, Dante Marinelli and Zachariah Marinelli.

Prior to that, the actress was engaged to Brad Pitt, an actor. They started seeing each other during filming Cutting Class in 1989. Their engagement lasted only for three months only.

She also dated the actor, Keanu Reeves. They first met on the set of Babes in Toyland. After the movie, they started dating each other.

Who is Jill Schoelen?

Jill Schoelen is an American actress and singer. Jill is renown as Stephanie Maine of the movie, 1987- The Stepfather. 

She is famous for her husky-voice and referred to scream queen heroine of ’80s. Next, she is appearing in the TV series, Fault as Shelley.

Jill Schoelen- Birth Age, Family

Jill Schoelen was born Jill Marie Schoelen on the 21st of March 1963 in Burbank, California, the U.S. Her mother, Dorothy Schoelen is a fashion designer by profession. Dorothy is of Swedish-Mexican ancestry.

Her father celebrates his birthday on the 10th of September. He is of Germanic ancestry.

Jill Schoelen’s Career

– Jill studied acting at Life Theatre in Burbank. After that in 1981, she started her career as an actress with the TV movie, Best of Times. After the movie, she was featured in the TV series like 1982– Little House on the Prairie, 1983- T.J. Hooker and D.C.Cab. However, she appeared in those series for only one episode.

– In 1983, she was cast in the TV movie, Happy Endings which is her second movie. Later, she appeared in many TV movies. However, she earned fame only after the movie 1987- The Stepfather. The horror thriller is based on the life of the man who killed his entire family and married a widow with a daughter in the search of the ideal family. Jill characterized the role of Stephanie Maine who happens to be the daughter.

-After the successful movie, she was featured in horror movies 1989- Curse II: The Bite and The Phantom of the Opera. In 1992, she played the character of Julie Converse in the movie, Adventures in Spying which was based on comedy. The movie stated that she is a very versatile actress.

Jill Schoelen
Caption: Jill Schoelen and Brad Pitt (Source: Superstars Bio )

Some of her TV series along with the year and the character name are-

YearTV seriesCharacter
1944Diagnosis Murder Becky Garfield
1989Murder, She Wrote Flora Gerakaris
1985Hell Town Shelley

– In 2009, she released her debut album Kelly’s Smile which is based on her childhood in her hometown.

Jill’s Awards, Nomination

  • 1987- Best Actress award in Catalonian International Film Festival.
  • 1985, 1988- nominated for Young Artist Award for Happy Endings and The Stepfather. 

Schoelen’s Net Worth, Salary

She has an estimated net worth of $1.1 million US. As an actress, her earnings are $19k-$210k US.

Her earnings as a singer is around $21,518 – $207,085 US.

Box Office Collection

Some of her movie’s box office collection along with the year is-

YearMovie Box Office Collection (USD)
1967Thunder Alley1.25m
1987The Stepfather2.4m
1994There Goes My Baby123k

Jill Schoelen- Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

She has 596 followers on Twitter, 1.2k on Facebook, and 1.7k on Instagram.


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