Jami Gertz is an actress with incredible performances on TV, whose combined net worth is estimated to be billion dollars. She is considered an actress with a near perfect personal life and career. Best known for her movie, crossroads she is still active in the glamorous industry. She is never active on any social networking site. Here is a quick summary of Jami Gertz’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Jami Gertz Early Life
Jami Gertz was born on 28 October 1965 in Chicago, Illinois, America. Her is known as Walter Gertz and her mother, Sharon Gertz. Her father was a builder and contractor. She has two siblings-Michael and Scott.
She attended Maine East High School before joining NYU to study drama. Initially, she aimed at skating. She, however, switched to acting after a nationwide talent search by Norman Lear.
Jami Gertz is married to Antony Ressler, a Los Angeles billionaire. The couple got married in 1989. She is blessed with three sons, Oliver Jordan Ressler, Theo Ressler, and Nicholas Ressler. Up until now, Jami’s marriage is intact. She is always mindful of her health and therefore exercises regularly, also taking on a balanced diet into consideration.
She lives with her family in Beverly Park society. The family also owns a house in Malibu, California which they often visit during vacation.
Jami Gertz Career
Jami started as a child actor after her drama studies at NYU. She featured in one episode of ‘Different Strokes.’ She also acted as Blair’s friend in ‘The Facts of Life.’ Jami made her debut album ‘Endless Love’ a romance film.
1982 and 1983 she played a co-starring role in ‘Square Pegs’- a TV series. In 1987, Jami played a starring role as the friend of a drug addict in the movie ‘Less Than Zero.’ She also starred ‘The Lost Boys’ film in the same year with Jason Patric and Kiefer Sutherland.
After the 1987 movies’, Jami left for Paris and worked as a scene designer for Lanvin. However, she never stayed in Paris for long. Jami returned and landed key supporting roles in various movies including; Solar Babies, Crossroads and Listen to me. Later in 1992, she played a role in the movie ‘Jersey Girl.’
In 1994, she appeared as Jerry’s girlfriend in the ‘Seinfield’ episode as phone sex operator. She later offered to play as Dr. Nina Pomerantz during the ‘ER’ season of 1997.
In 2000, Jami took a recurring role as Kimmy Bishop on the Fox hit ‘Ally McBeal.’ In 2002 she co-starred ‘still Standing,’ a television sitcom which aired from 2002 to 2006. It is her longest-running television show to date.
In 2003, she starred as Brandy in ‘Undercover Christmas’ an in 2005 Jami played the lead role in ‘Fighting The Odds’ film.
Jami returned to broadcast in 2011 with a guest role in the episode “Slow Down Your Neighbors.” From 2012 to 2014 she starred in ‘The Neighbors’- the ABC sitcom.
Awards & Achievements
Jami Gertz received The Producers Credit of The Academy Award for her role in the ‘Better Life’ film. She also won the Emmy Award for The Outstanding Guest Actress. She received this award for her role in the comedy series- McBeal.
Net worth of Jami Gertz
Jami Gertz has an estimated net worth of $2 billion. She makes her fortune from her long and successful career. However, a significant portion of her money is attributed to her wealthy husband who is a billionaire businessman in Los Angeles.
Jami built her successful career through hard work and devotion. Her ability to stay away from controversy also contributes to the success she achieved. Jami also receives support from her husband with whom together they have successfully built a healthy family relationship. She donates to various charitable organizations.