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Jennifer Jason Leigh

Riddhi Published On Sun Apr 12 2020   Modified On Sun Apr 12 2020
Jennifer Jason Leigh

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Full NameJennifer Jason Leigh
First NameJennifer
Middle NameJason
Last NameLeigh
Birth NameJennifer Jason Leigh
Birth CityCalifornia
Birth CountryUSA
Father NameVic Morrow
Father Professionactor
Mother NameBarbara Turner
Mother Professionscreenwriter
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDating
SpouseNoah Baumbach
No Of Children1
AwardsGolden Globe Award,Independent Film Award
SibilingsCarrie Ann Morrow and Mina Badie
Filmography‘Last Exit to Brooklyn,Miami Blues,The Hateful Eight
Height160 cm
Weight58 kg
Networth$5 M
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Date of BirthFebruary 5,1962
Age58 years


    Body and Relation Status of Jennifer Jason Leigh

    What is Jennifer Jason Leigh marital status ?Dating
    How many children does Jennifer Jason Leigh have ?1
    Who is Jennifer Jason Leigh married with?Noah Baumbach
    What is the height of Jennifer Jason Leigh?160 cm
    What is the weight of Jennifer Jason Leigh?58 kg

    Jennifer Jason Leigh is an American actor and producer who is best known for his appearance in the movie Miami Blues, Last Exit to Brooklyn, and The Hateful Eight. The actress, who has been working for more than four decades, has 100 acting credits under her name.

    Early Life Information

    Jennifer Jason Leigh was born to Vic Morrow (actor) and Barbara Turner (screenwriter) on February 5, 1962, in Los Angeles, California. She is of American nationality, and her ethnicity is Ashkenazi Jewish. 

    Her parents separated when she was just two years old. She has two siblings: Carrie Ann Morrow and Mina Badie(actor).

    Talking about her education, she joined Palisades Charter High School but later on dropped out to focus on her acting career.

    Father's Accident

    Jennifer and her sister sued the director, Steven Spielberg, John Landis, and production company, Warner Bros. They sued them after their father was killed in a helicopter accident while shooting a movie.  

    What Is Her Current Relationship Status? 

    The 58 years old, Jennifer Jason Leigh is currently living a single life. But previously, she was married to an American writer, Noah Baumbach

    Jennifer Jason Leigh with her ex-husband Noah Baumbach
    Jennifer Jason Leigh with her ex-husband Noah Baumbach

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    The pair started their relationship in 2001 and dated for around four years before getting married on September 2, 2005. During the marriage, they also welcomed son, Rohmer Emmanuel. Unfortunately, their relationship ended after four years of marriage in 2009.

    Past Affairs  

    Before getting married, she was involved in several relationships. Firstly, she dated American actor Robert Downey Jr. for a brief period.

    In 1982, she started her relationship with actor David Dukes which lasted for only two years. Following year, she was found to be romantically linked with the actor Eric Stoltz, but they called off their relationship in 1987. From 1992 to 1994, she dated Jason Patric

    How Much Is Jennifer Jason Leigh's Net Worth?

    The actress who has spent more than four decades in the field of acting has earned a considerable amount of money. As of 2020, her net worth is $5 million.  

    Actress Jennifer Jason Leigh has $5 million fortune
    Actress Jennifer Jason Leigh has $5 million fortune

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    Here is a list of some of her movies box office collections, which has earned a huge amount at box office collection: 

    MoviesBox Office Collection 
    The Hateful Eight$155.8 million
    Morgan$8.8 million
    LBJ$2.5 million 
    Good Time$4.1 million


    Jennifer Jason Leigh made her debut in the year 1976 at the age of nine with a nonspeaking role in the movie, Death of a Stranger the Spy Who Never Was. Since then, she has appeared in several films and series and has more than 100 acting credits under her name.

    Some of her notable works include The Big Picture, Buried Alive, Rush, Revenge, WEeds, Adventures from the Book of Virtues, Twin Peaks, The Waltons, among others. 

    Awards And achievement

    • She was listed as America’s 10 Most Beautiful Women’by Harper’s Bazaar magazine in 1989.
    • For her role in the Short Cuts, she received the Golden Globe Award.
    • In 2015 she received Capri Supporting Actress Award.
    • Her other awards include Hollywood Film Award, Gotham Independent Film Award, and Robert Altman Award.