Jennifer Westfeldt Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Jennifer Westfeldt was born on 2 February 1970, in Guilford, Connecticut USA, and is an actress, writer and film producer who rose to the prominence with the 2001 film ‘Kissing Jessica Stein’, in which she has appeared as a film star, and produced and wrote it too.

So just how rich is Jennifer Westfeldt? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that  Jennifer’s net worth reaches $2 million as of mid-2016, accumulated during her career in the entertainment industry which began in the mid-’90s. Westfeldt has earned the net worth as

Jennifer Westfeldt Net Worth $2 Million

Jennifer’s mother, Constance Meyers, worked as a therapist, whereas her father, Patrick McLoskey Westfeldt, Jr., worked as an electrical engineer. She was educated at Guilford High School, and then attended Yale University, where she also joined the a cappella singing group Redhot & Blue. Jennifer Westfeldt began her career as an actress as well as the accumulation of her net worth in the theatre. She took part in over 25 different plays in the New York theatre. Jennifer made her Hollywood debut in a comedy film ‘Kissing Jessica Stein’ – which was based on the scene from the play ‘Lipschtick: The Story of Two Women Seeking The Perfect Shade’ –  together with Heather Juergensen, Scott Lee Cohen and Jackie Hoffman. Jennifer received a number of nominations and awards for her outstanding acting and writing including Golden Satellite Award, two Los Angeles Film Festival Awards, GLAAD Media Award and other awards.

Various honours, awards and nominations have increased Jennifer’s net worth and popularity. The actress has also appeared in the film ‘How to Lose Your Lover’ as the main star. Another successful film, where Jennifer was an actress, screenwriter and producer was the film ‘Ira and Abby’ directed by Robert Cary, and co-starring with actors including Chris Messina, Fred Willard, Frances Conroy, Jason Alexander, Robert Klein and Judith Light. Westfeldt added much to her net worth winning The HBO US Comedy Arts Festival Award for the Best Actress, the Los Angeles Film Festival Award and The Boston Jewish Film Festival.

Moreover, Jennifer wrote and starred in for the musical Wonderful Town’. After the musical’s run, Jennifer Westfeld was honoured by the Theater World for the Outstanding Broadway Debut, won the Drama League Award and Tony Award. Afterwards, Westfeld proved to be not only a great actress, creative screenwriter and ambitious producer but also good film director, with the film ‘Friends with Kids’, co-starring with Adam Scott, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Chris O’Dowd, Megan Fox and Edward Burns, co-produced by Riza Aziz, Joey McFarland, Joshua Astrachan, Jake Kasdan and Jon Hamm.

In addition to acting on the big screen Jennifer has also appeared on television. Westfeld starred in the television series ‘Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place’, ‘Notes from the Underbelly’ and ‘Grey’s Anatomy’, so Jennifer Westfeld increased her net worth too. Moreover, since 2004 Jennifer is a star on the Broadway stage. She is the winner of a long list theatre awards: a Drama League Award, Theatre World Award and Tony Award. As she is still very active, it is expected that Jennifer’s net worth will continue to rise.

In her personal life, for 17 years Jennifer Westfield was in a relationship with an actor Jon Hamm,  which ended in 2015.

Quick Facts

Birth date: February 2, 1970
Birth place: Guilford, Connecticut, United States
Height:5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)
Profession:Actor, Screenwriter, Film Producer
Nationality:United States of America
Partner:Jon Hamm (1997–)
Parents:Patrick McLoskey Westfeldt, Jr., Constance Meyers
Siblings:Cora Westfeldt
Awards:Theater World for the Outstanding Broadway Debut, Drama League Award, Tony Award, Los Angeles Film Festival – Special Jury Award (2001), Golden Satellite – Best Actress in a Comedy (2003), GLAAD Media Award (2003), Drama League Award (2003), Boston Jewish Film Festival – Audience Award, Best Feature (2006)
Nominations:Tony Award For Best Supporting Actress in a Musical, Deauville Film Festival – Grand Special Prize
Movies:Kissing Jessica Stein (2001), Wonderful Town (2004), Friends with Kids (2011), Before You Say I Do (2009)
TV shows:‘Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place’, ‘Notes from the Underbelly’, ‘Grey's Anatomy’
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Jennifer received the Golden Satellite Award for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy for her role as "Jessica Stein" in Kissing Jessica Stein (2001).
2Has a sister and a German Shepherd dog named Cora.
3Has been in a relationship with Mad Men (2007) lead actor Jon Hamm since 1997. They live together in Los Angeles. They split up in 2015.
4Starred in two pilot episodes for network TV series that did not get chosen to air the following season. One was written by Paul Reiser, the other was called "Dante" and she played the agent of a fictional pro football player.
5Won a 2004 Theater World Award for the Broadway revival of "Wonderful Town."
6Was nominated for Broadway's 2004 Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Musical) for a revival "Wonderful Town."
7Jennifer's mother is from a German Jewish and Russian Jewish family. Jennifer's father has English, and some Swedish, Irish, French, and Scottish, ancestry. Through her father, Jennifer is descended from a Swedish nobleman (whose surname was originally "Wästfeldt"), and she is therefore listed in the Swedish Book of Peerage.
8Attended Guilford High School in Guilford, CT, where she starred in several school theatrical productions. She attended Yale University.


Quotes

#Quote
1As an actor on sets, I've always clocked how hard the crew works, how much longer their days are, how much lesser their glory is - and the fact that their commitment to the work and project is unwavering, no matter the budget.
2I think film is collaboration, and I always want to hear everyone's input.
3I'm not a parent yet, but I feel like a kid needs to be loved.
4I'm pretty much honest to a fault. It's my best and my worst quality.
5My mom and my stepdad are both therapists.
6Well, you know, I'm quite a reluctant writer. I'm not someone who set out to be a writer or really wanted to be.
7Dogs just need you and love, that's all.
8As an actor, I've always been interested in making sure I can perform the role and the lines in the way the writer intended.
9I always cry at weddings; they're beautiful, and I'm always moved.
10I guess what I learned about myself is I'm a bit of a socialist; I want everyone on the set to get equal treatment and credit.
11I seem to only write New York stories because it's the only thing that inspires or interests me.


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007Film Discovery Jury AwardUS Comedy Arts FestivalBest ActressIra & Abby (2006)
2006Audience AwardBoston Jewish Film FestivalIra & Abby (2006)
2003Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or MusicalKissing Jessica Stein (2001)
2001Critics Special Jury AwardLos Angeles IFP/West Film FestivalKissing Jessica Stein (2001)· Heather Juergensen

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2003Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest First ScreenplayKissing Jessica Stein (2001)· Heather Juergensen


Filmography

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Can You Ever Forgive Me?2018filming
Lemon2016ShortPenelope
10 Crosby2016ShortElegant Woman
Girls2014TV SeriesAnnalise Pressler-Goings
Childrens Hospital2012TV SeriesJessica Meetcher
Martha Speaks2012TV SeriesSpecial Guest Appearance
Friends with Kids2011Julie Keller
Notes from the Underbelly2007-2010TV SeriesLauren Stone
242010TV SeriesMeredith Reed
Grey's Anatomy2009TV SeriesJen Harmon
Before You Say 'I Do'2009TV MovieJane Gardner
Private Practice2009TV SeriesJen Harmon
Wainy Days2007TV SeriesNora
Ira & Abby2006Abby Willoughby
Keep Your Distance2005Melody Carpenter
Numb3rs2005TV SeriesDr. Karen Fisher
Dante2005TV Movie
50 Ways to Leave Your Lover2004Val
Untitled New York Pilot2003TV MovieCatherine
Hack2003TV SeriesEmily Carson
Holding the Baby1998-2002TV SeriesKelly O'Malley
The Gene Pool2001TV MovieJane Anderson
Kissing Jessica Stein2001Jessica Stein
See Jane Run2001
Judging Amy2000TV SeriesLeisha Elden
Snoops1999TV SeriesIrene Hollis
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place1998TV SeriesMelissa

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Circus Kid2016Documentary producer post-production
Friends with Kids2011producer
Ira & Abby2006executive producer
Kissing Jessica Stein2001co-producer

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Friends with Kids2011written by
Ira & Abby2006
Kissing Jessica Stein2001written by

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Friends with Kids2011

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Before You Say 'I Do'2009TV Movie performer: "I Love You for Sentimental Reasons" - uncredited

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Diary of a Teenage Girl2015the director wishes to thank
The Greatest Event in Television History2012TV Series special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Inside Edition2014TV Series documentaryHerself
Show People with Paul Wontorek2013TV SeriesHerself
70th Golden Globe Awards2013TV SpecialHerself (uncredited)
The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards2012TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
Lorraine2012TV SeriesHerself
Chelsea Lately2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Talk2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Tavis Smiley2012TV SeriesHerself
The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards2011TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Conan O'Brien Can't Stop2011DocumentaryHerself
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards2010TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
Entertainment Tonight2007-2010TV SeriesHerself
The 2009 Independent Spirit Awards2009TV SpecialHerself
The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards2008TV SpecialHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2007TV SeriesHerself
Dancing with the Stars2007TV SeriesHerself
The 58th Annual Tony Awards2004TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Best Featured Actress in a Musical
The 2003 IFP Independent Spirit Awards2003TV Movie documentaryHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHerself
Extra2015TV SeriesHerself
Biography2011TV Series documentaryHerself
Sex at 24 Frames Per Second2003Video documentaryHerself

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