The dream girl of millions of heart during the late 1900s, Jennifer Grey is an actress who is notably known for her jaw-breaking acting in the films ‘Houseman’ and ‘Dirty Dancing’. Other than these movies, she appeared in numerous other hit movies. Today, let’s learn all about her, like her career, achievements, love life, and net worth in 2018.
Jennifer Grey early life
The America actress was born on March 26, 1960, in New York. She was born with a silver spoon in her mouth and had a well experience of the glitter of glamour world as a child itself. Her father, Joel Grey, is an Oscar award-winning actor while her mother, Jo Wilder, is a singer. She also has a brother named James Katz. Though Jennifer was born in a showbiz family, her father didn’t want her to be in the glamour world. However, in front of her daughter’s dreams, he gave in. She attended Dalton School in Manhattan and studied acting and dancing. After completing her high school from here, she wanted to learn acting professionally, so she enrolled at Neighbourhood Playhouse’ in Manhattan and excelled her acting skills for next two years.
Jennifer is a daughter of an acclaimed actor and is a ravishing actress too, so she always remained a popping name during the late 1900s when it came to love relationship. She first dated Mathew Broderick around 1980s but their relationship ended within a few years. Then, she came into the relationship with American actor Johnny Depp and next with a journalist George Stephanopoulos. Eventually, she married the actor and director Clark Gregg in 2001. The couple welcomed their only daughter the same year.
Jennifer Grey career, awards & achievements
Even after being the daughter of an actor father, Jennifer took the time to learn acting and started her career at 17 when she was capable enough to kick-start her career on her own. She first got a chance to appear on the big screen with a commercial of soft drink brand Dr. Pepper. However, this was enough to get her noticed. She made his film debut in 1984 with the film ‘Reckless’ with a minor role, though. In next three years, she starred in 3-4 films but none of them could bring her a smash success.
Finally, in 1987, she came together with actor Patrick Swayze in the film ‘Dirty Dancing’ and achieved a record-breaking success. Thereafter, she started appearing as a lead actress and got featured in a number of films. ‘Lover’s Knot’, ‘Outrage’, ‘Redbelt’, and ‘Road to Christmas’ are some of the notable films featuring Jennifer. Along with the films, she also garnered a decent fame as a TV actress. ‘Friends’, ‘John from Cincinnati’, ‘It’s Like, you Know…’, and ‘House’ are the most popular TV shows of Jennifer among others.
In 2013, she also lent her voice for a Japanese animated drama film ‘The Wind Rise’.
Award & achievements
The 58-year-old actress has won the significant number of awards and nominations. She has won 6 nominations including Golden Globe Award nomination. She also won ‘Bravo Otto Germany’ award for the best actress. Moreover, in 2010, she participated in the 11th season of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ and bagged the title too.
Net worth of Jennifer Grey
Jennifer Grey has a four-decade-long career and she has achieved a fair success too. Considering the fact, she must be having a huge net worth even though she is not much active at present. So, let’s disclose it. As of now, the beautiful lady is having an astounding net worth of $12.5 million. She has racked up this huge net worth through the show business from many sources such as acting and dancing. Her film ‘Dancing Dirty’ had earned more than $63.9 million alone at the box office which garnered a huge money and success for Jennifer too. Presently, she is out of glamour world and enjoying her family time.
Just after the initial success of ‘Dirty Dancing’, Jennifer Grey met a fatal accident in which she was severely injured. But soon, she made a comeback and gave hits after hits. This is called confidence.