Jennifer Jason Leigh Net Worth
Jennifer Jason Leigh’s Biography
Jennifer Leigh Morrow, widely recognized with her professional name Jennifer Jason Leigh, is an actress based in America. The actress came into prominence for portraying the role of Stacy Hamilton in 1982 film, Fast Time at Ridgemont High. Besides, the actress is famous for playing the roles of Tralala in Last Exit to Brooklyn and Susie Waggoner in Miami Blues.
Jennifer Jason Leigh was born on 5th February, 1962 in Hollywood California to actor Vic Morrow and screenwriter Barbara Turner. When the actress was of two, her parents separated from each other. She has two siblings; an older sister, Carrie Ann Morrow who died in 2017 and a half-sister Mina Badie who is an actress. Her mother married to director Reza Badiyi and Mina Badie is her stepsister.
Career Debut and Early Works
Jennifer made her acting debut in year 1977 through one episode of Baretta and had a minor role of Marcie in the television series. Subsequently, the actress had minor roles in television series like Family, and Disneyland. Later in 1981, Leigh did her first film Eyes of a Stranger. She played the role of Tracy Harris in the particular film. Besides, she starred as Casey Powell in film, The Best Little Girl in the World in the same year. Further, she made appearances in television series CBS Schoolbreak Special and The Waltons. All these works contributed in her net worth.
In the year 1982, Jennifer Jason Leigh appeared in two films; Wrong Is Right and Fast Times at Ridgemont High. The film Fast Times at Ridgemont High helped her the actress to earn wide attention, and also paid with good sum of money which helped her in the increment of her net worth. She too had small roles in television series; St. Elsewhere and Trapper John, M.D. in the same year.
Eventually, Jennifer worked in different movies like Easy Money (1983), Grandview, U.S.A. (1984), Flesh + Blood (1985), The Hitcher (1986), Sister, Sister (1987), Heart of Midnight (1988), The Big Picture (1989), Miami Blues (1990), Backdraft (1991), Crooked Hearts (1991), Short Cuts (1993), Georgia (1995), Washington Square (1997), etc. Moreover, the actress made appearances in television series like ABC Afterschool Special (1983), King of the Hill (1998), etc.
Works from 1999 to Present
In the year 1999, Jennifer Jason Leigh starred as Allegra Geller in David Cronenberg’s film Existenz. The following year, she appeared as Gina in film The King Is Alive. Later in 2001, the actress made appearances in four; Skipped Parts, The Man Who Wasn’t There, The Anniversary Party, and The Quickie. She earned good sum of money through these films which helped the actress to raise her net worth.
Likewise, the actress, Jennifer Jason Leigh acted in various movies like Road to Perdition (2002), Crossed Over (2002), In the Cut (2003), The Machinist (2004), Childstar (2004), The Jacket (2005), Margot at the Wedding (2007), Synecdoche, New York (2008), Greenberg (2010), Kill Your Darlings (2013), Jake Squared (2013), etc. All these works too contributed in her net worth.
Subsequently, in the year 2015, Jennifer Jason Leigh appeared as Daisy Domergue in film, The Hateful Eight directed by Quentin Tarantino. In 2016, the actress made appearance in two films; Morgan and LBJ. Recently in 2017, the actress played the roles of Corey, and Joan Walkers in films, Good Time and Amityville: The Awakening respectively. The actress, recently was seen as Dr. Ventress in film Annihilation. She is also playing the role of Elsa Gardner in Netflix’s television series Atypical. Besides, she soon will be seen in a new film, White Boy Rick.
Jennifer Jason Leigh is a talented actress who has worked in many films. All the films and television series she had acted in have helped her to earn a net worth of $6 million. Besides acting, she has also worked as a director and producer which have helped in the increment of her net worth.
Must Know Facts about Jennifer Jason Leigh
Real Name: Jennifer Leigh Morrow
Date of Birth: 5th February, 1962
Height: 5′ 3″
Husband: Noah Baumbach (m. 2005; div. 2013)
Net Worth: $6 Million