Jennifer Jason Leigh is a popular actress from the USA. She is known for her role in the 1982 movie ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’. Some of her popular films include ‘Last Exit to Brooklynn’, ‘Miami Blues’, ‘Single White Female’, ‘Backdraft’, ‘The Hudsucker Proxy’, The Anniversary Party’, and ‘Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle’. Jason Leigh has starred on many TV shows and won many awards. Here is a quick summary of Jennifer Jason Leigh’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Jennifer Jason Leigh Early Life
Jennifer Jason Leigh was born as Jennifer Leigh Morrow to Vic Morrow and Barbara Turner. She was born on 5 February 1962, in Hollywood, California.
She went to Palisades Charter High School. Later, she adopted the name “Jason” for honoring Jason Robards.
In 2005, Jennifer Jason Leigh got married to Noah Baumbach. They have a son named Rohmer Emmanuel. She filed for divorce in 2010. She is known as a shy person and has avoided scandals.
In 2000, she served as the jury of 57th Venice International Film Festival. In 1989, Harper’s Bazaar magazine listed her in ‘America’s 10 Most Beautiful Women’. Jason Leigh has appeared in the music video of “Last Cup of Sorrow” by Faith No More.
Jennifer Jason Leigh Career, Awards & Achievement
In 1973, Jennifer Jason Leigh was seen in the movie ‘Death of a Stranger’. She then starred in ‘The Young Runaways’ in 1978. In 1981, she acted in ‘Eyes of a Stranger’. Throughout the ‘80s, her film roles included ‘The Men’s Club’, ‘Last Exit to Brooklynn’, ‘Wrong Is Right’, ‘Easy Money’, ‘The Hitcher’, ‘Under Cover’, and ‘The Big Picture’.
In 1994, Jason Leigh was seen in ‘Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle’. Her movie credits from the ’90s are ‘Dolores Claiborne’, ‘Bastard Out of Carolina’, ‘A Thousand Acres’, ‘Kansas City’, and ‘eXistenZ’.
Jason Leigh has voiced in the 2002 film ‘Hey Arnold! The Movie’. In 2015, she voiced for the film ‘Anomalisa’. In the same year, the actress starred in the movie ‘The Hateful Eight’. She also starred in the 2017 horror film ‘Amityville: The Awakening’. In 2018, her film ‘Annihilation’ was released.
In television, she has guest appeared in a number of TV shows. She has acted in series like ‘Weeds’, ‘Twin Peaks’, ‘Revenge’, and ‘Open’. She is currently the star and producer of the television series ‘Atypical’. Jason Leigh has voiced in the TV shows ‘Hercules’, ‘Superman: The Animated Series’, and ‘Todd McFarlene’s Spawn’.
Awards & Achievements
In 2016, Jennifer Jason Leigh was nominated for the Academy Awards for her role in ‘The Hateful Eight’. In 1994, she won the Golden Globe Award for ‘Short Cuts’. She has received a nomination for the BAFTA Film Award in 2016 and is the winner of the 2015 Capri Supporting Actress Award. At the 2009 Film Independent Spirit Awards, she won the Robert Altman Award. Other awards won her include Gotham Independent Film Award, Hollywood Film Award, Taormina Arte Award, and Special Volpi Cup.
Net Worth of Jennifer Jason Leigh
The estimated net worth of Jennifer Jason Leigh is more than $6.5 million. The actress made this money by starring in many television shows and movies. She has starred in the TV movies ‘Buried Alive’, ‘The Love Letter’, ‘Girls of the White Orchid’, Thanks of a Grateful Nation’, and ‘Angel City’. She will be next seen in the movies ‘White Boy Rick’ and ‘Vox Lux’. In 2010, Jason Leigh was the writer, producer, and star of the film ‘Greenberg’. She has also acted and produced the films ‘Georgia’ and ‘Skipped Parts’.
Jennifer Jason Leigh is one of the most famous actresses in the world. She has also done many theater roles like ‘Cabaret’, ‘Proof’, ‘Abigail’s Party’, ‘The House of Blue Leaves’, and ‘Anomalisa’. She is an actress who is still active in her profession and continues to come up with new roles.