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Jillian Noel Hennessy net worth:
$12 Million

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Jill Hennessy Net Worth, Wiki & Biography in 2017

Jillian Noel Hennessy was born on 25 November 1968, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, of very mixed Italian, Swedish, Irish, Austrian, Ukrainian Roma and French ancestry. Jill is a musician and actress, best known for being part of the television series “Law & Order” as prosecutor Claire Kincaid. She was also the lead another TV series “Crossing Jordan”, and all of her efforts have helped put her net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Jill Hennessy? As of late-2016, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $12 million, mostly earned through her numerous acting endeavors. She has also appeared in several films, including “Robocop 3” and “Most Wanted”. She has also done independent film work, and as she continues her career it is expected that her wealth will increase.

Jill Hennessy Net Worth $12 million

At a young age, Jill’s family moved around a lot because of the demands of her father’s work in sales. She attended Stanley Park Senior Public School and after matriculating went to Grand River Collegiate Institute. To earn extra money she would often busk in the Toronto subway.

Jill made her debut alongside her twin sister in the 1988 film “Dead Ringers”, in which they played twin call girls. She was short listed for “The X-Files” in the role of Dana Scully but it was eventually given to Gillain Anderson. In 1990, she appeared in the Broadway musical “Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story” and three years later would be cast in “RoboCop 3” as Dr. Marie Lazarus. In the same year, she was cast in the crime drama “Law & Order” as assistant district attorney Claire Kincaid, a role she would play for three seasons until leaving the show with her character dying via a car crash.

In 1999, she then appeared in “Chutney Popcorn”, and the following year became part of the mockumentary “The Acting Class” – which she produced, wrote, and co-directed – about a dysfunctional acting class. She co-starred in the film alongside her twin sister, which also featured several cameo appearances. She then starred in the film “Nuremberg”, and two years later, she was cast in the film “Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot”, portraying ex-first lady Jackie Kennedy. A cameo appearance followed in the film “Abby Singer”, all of which added to her net worth.

Her next long-term role would be in the television show “Crossing Jordan”, playing the lead Jordan Cavanaugh from 2001 to 2007, and would then appear as the wife of Tim Allen in the film “Wild Hogs”. She also received a star on the Canada’s Walk of Fame in 2007.

Hennessy is also known to do music work, recording the album “Ghost in My Head” which was released in 2009. She performed numerous times in the same year, including at the Village Stage of the 2010 Lilith Fair. In the same year, she starred in the independent film “Small Town Murder Songs”, and would appear in the HBO series “Luck”. One of her latest projects is her second album “I Do” released in 2015, so her net worth is still growing.

For her personal life, it is known that Jill has been married to Paolo Mastropietro since 2000. They had a second marriage ceremony in 2001, and now have two sons. Hennessy is multi-lingual, speaking German, French, Italian, Spanish, and English. She also enjoys riding motorcycles, singing, and playing the guitar.

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Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shots Fired2017TV Series post-productionAlicia Carr
Lost in Time2016/IIIpost-productionDoctor Katherine James
The Other2016/IcompletedCindy Bradford
Confidential2016Doctor Katherine James
Madam Secretary2015-2016TV SeriesJane Fellows
The Good Wife2014TV SeriesRayna Hecht
If I Had Wings2013Sandy Taylor
Jo2013TV SeriesKaryn
Dawn Rider2012Alice Gordon
Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town2012TV MovieAgnes Leacock
Luck2011-2012TV SeriesJo
Roadie2011Nikki
Small Town Murder Songs2010Rita
Lymelife2008Brenda Bartlett
Crossing Jordan2001-2007TV SeriesDr. Jordan Cavanaugh
Game of Life2007/IIBrenda
Wild Hogs2007Kelly Madsen
Las Vegas2004-2006TV SeriesDr. Jordan Cavanaugh
Pipe Dream2002Marina Peck
Love in the Time of Money2002Ellen Walker
Exit Wounds2001Annette Mulcahy
Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot2001TV MovieJackie Kennedy
Autumn in New York2000Lynn McCale
Nuremberg2000TV Mini-SeriesElsie Douglas
The Acting Class2000Amanda Smythe / Jill / Anonymous
Komodo1999Victoria
Chutney Popcorn1999Lisa
Molly1999Susan Brookes
Two Ninas1999Mike the Bartender
The Florentine1999Brenda
Row Your Boat1999Patti
Weekend Getaway1998ShortLily
Dead Broke1998Kate
Kiss & Tell1997Interrogator Angela Pierce
Most Wanted1997Dr. Victoria Constantini
A Smile Like Yours1997Lindsay Hamilton
Law & Order1993-1996TV SeriesClaire Kincaid
Homicide: Life on the Street1996TV SeriesClaire Kincaid
I Shot Andy Warhol1996Laura
The Paper1994Deanne White
Trip nach Tunis1993Kathryn Darby
RoboCop 31993Dr. Marie Lazarus
Flying Blind1992TV SeriesLauren Benjamin
Counterstrike1990TV SeriesLex
War of the Worlds1988-1990TV SeriesScott / Patty
Friday the 13th: The Series1989-1990TV SeriesLifeguard / Secretary / Vampire Woman / ...
E.N.G.1990TV SeriesWoman #2
C.B.C.'s Magic Hour1990TV SeriesHooker
The Hitchhiker1989TV SeriesElisabeth / Marla
Dead Ringers1988Escort Twin (as Jillian Hennessy)

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
JoTV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 2013 music - 1 episode, 2013
Crossing Jordan2001-2003TV Series performer - 3 episodes

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Crossing Jordan2007TV Series 1 episode
The Acting Class2000co-director

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Acting Class2000executive producer / producer

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Acting Class2000

Camera Department

Camera Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Acting Class2000camera operator

Production Designer

Production Designer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Acting Class2000

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Today2005-2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf2012TV SeriesHerself
The Hour2011-2012TV SeriesHerself
Canadian Country Music Awards2010TV SpecialHerself
Sundance Skippy2010DocumentaryHerself
Rachael Ray2009TV SeriesHerself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2009TV SeriesHerself
Deep Inside2007TV SeriesHerself
Last Call with Carson Daly2004-2007TV SeriesHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2007TV SeriesHerself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1996-2007TV SeriesHerself
Live with Kelly and Michael2004-2007TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest Host
The 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards2006TV Movie documentaryHerself - Presenter: Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy
The View2005TV SeriesHerself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2005TV SeriesHerself
Inside Dish with Rachael Ray2004TV Series documentaryHerself
The Apprentice2004TV SeriesHerself
The Tony Danza Show2004TV SeriesHerself
Abby Singer2003Herself
The 2003 IFP Independent Spirit Awards2003TV Movie documentaryHerself
The 60th Annual Golden Globe Awards2003TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
VH1 Big in 2002 Awards2002TV SpecialHerself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2002TV SpecialHerself
MADtv2001-2002TV SeriesHerself
The Daily Show2002TV SeriesHerself
The 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2002TV SpecialHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1995-2002TV SeriesHerself
Seitenblicke2002TV Series documentaryHerself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show2002TV SeriesHerself
The 28th Annual People's Choice Awards2002TV SpecialHerself
75th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2001TV MovieHerself
7th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
HBO First Look2001TV Series documentaryHerself
3rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards1997TV SpecialHerself
The Best of Ed's Night Party1996VideoHerself
2nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards1996TV SpecialHerself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007GracieGracie Allen AwardsOutstanding Female Lead in a Drama SeriesCrossing Jordan (2001)
2001Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for TelevisionNuremberg (2000)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013Canadian Screen AwardCanadian Screen Awards, CABest Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-SeriesSunshine Sketches of a Little Town (2012)
2012VFCC AwardVancouver Film Critics CircleBest Supporting Actress in a Canadian FilmSmall Town Murder Songs (2010)
2002Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for TelevisionJackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot (2001)
1997ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesLaw & Order (1990)· Benjamin Bratt
· Steven Hill
· Carey Lowell
· S. Epatha Merkerson
· Jerry Orbach
· Sam Waterston
1996ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesLaw & Order (1990)· Benjamin Bratt
· Steven Hill
· S. Epatha Merkerson
· Chris Noth
· Jerry Orbach
· Sam Waterston
1995ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesLaw & Order (1990)· Steven Hill
· S. Epatha Merkerson
· Chris Noth
· Jerry Orbach
· Sam Waterston


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#Fact
1Surrogate granddaughter of Steven Hill.
2Credits Steven Hill as her favorite acting mentor/best friend.
3Her acting mentor was: Steven Hill.
4Best known by the public for her role as A.D.A. Claire Kincaid on Law & Order (1990) and for her starring role as the title character in Crossing Jordan (2001).
5She has worked with Kyle Secor on three different series: Law & Order (1990), Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) and Crossing Jordan (2001).
6Mother, with Paolo Mastropietro, of second son, Gianni Mastropietro, who was born on November 21, 2007 in New York.
7Has a twin sister, named Jacqueline Hennessy, with whom she used to perform in an act named (what else?) "Jack and Jill".
8She loves to cook, and opened Hennessy's Tavern in Northvale, New Jersey in 1999. The Tavern served "comfort food." Hennessy's Tavern Closed in 2011.
9Has Irish, Italian, Swedish, French and Ukrainian ancestry.
10Loves riding motorcycles with her husband.
11Her mother, Maxine, is a secretary in Montreal and a fantastic cook. Jill's father, John Paul Sr., is a meat salesman and a sales & marketing executive in Canada. She has a twin sister, Jacqueline Hennessy, who is an actress and a journalist, and a younger brother, John Paul Jr.
12Barely graduated from Kitchener, Ontario, Canada's Grand River Collegiate (high school), while her twin sister, Jacqueline Hennessy, has a Master's degree in French Literature.
13Has a song named after her: "The Ballad of Jill Hennessy" by Mollycuddle.
14Speaks Italian, French, Spanish and German
15Finalist for role of Dana Scully on The X-Files (1993).
16She and Paolo Mastropietro welcomed a son, Marco Mastropietro, on 17 September 2003.
17She is such a fan of the folk duo Indigo Girls that a poster of the act hangs in the kitchen set of her character in Crossing Jordan (2001).
18Sometimes makes appearances at music events as a guest guitarist where she usually performs barefoot.
19She used to busk (play the guitar and sing for money) in the New York City subway.
20Had a second marriage ceremony in January 2001 at New York City Hall with Rudy Giuliani officiating.
21Voted one of the "Fun and Fearless Females" by Cosmopolitan Magazine (2002.)
22Described by Miguel Ferrer as being a non-angry version of her Crossing Jordan (2001) character Jordan Cavanaugh.
23Her father, John, was a meat salesman, which required considerable travel and resulted in frequent moves. Her mother, Maxine, left the family when Jill was small. She also has a younger brother, John Jr.
24Her grandmother, Eleanor Hennessy, was a huge influence in her early life. At fifteen, Jill began modeling in Toronto. Her grandmother drove her all over town.

#Quote
1When you're an actor working in the theater, you would never say anything to the writer, never alter the dialogue, never dream to ask for changes.

#Trademark
1Canadian accent
2Brown hair

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