Jenna Fischer is considered one of the most talented Hollywood actresses who bring in exceptional wits to the films. She has proved worthy of this title as her career success has continued to rise higher with every passing year. The actress who is widely recognized for her portrayal of a receptionist, Pam Beesly on the sitcom The Office has also been one of the most in-demand actresses in Hollywood in recent years, featuring in movies like Brad’s Status (2017) and many others.
Here’s all you need to know about the stunner, her age, filmography in TV and television and more.
Who is Jenna Fischer and How Old is She?
Beautiful Fischer was born on March 7, 1974, to Anne and James E. Jim Fischer. Her birthplace is Fort Wayne Indiana but she grew up in St. Louis Missouri. She had her elementary education in Pierremont Elementary school and for high school, she joined a private Catholic school for girls named Nerinx Hall High School. She joined Truman State University to major in a history course that will prepare her to study at a law school but later changed her mind to major in theatre. She now has a Bachelor of Arts in theatre and also a minor in Journalism.
Fischer started acting as a child but turned pro in 1998 after she relocated to Los Angeles. However, she spent a lot of time trying to gain fame and it was all unsuccessful until 2013 when she landed the role of a receptionist in the TV series The Office which was co-produced by Daniels’s Deedle-Dee Productions and Reveille Productions. Having worked as a receptionist in the past, Fischer drew on her real-life experience to stand out in the show.
As expected, the show gave her career the push she had always longed for and since then, she has appeared in numerous big films and has also enjoyed success in the directing and writing circles, making her directorial debut in the fictional documentary LolliLove. Even though this has been her only directorial credit, the actress won a Screen Actors Guild Emerging Actor Award for an exceptional role in the work.
Her recent TV and film appearances include Brad’s Status, The 15:17 to Paris, The Guest Book and still ongoing Splitting Up Together.
On top of that, she has a number of nominations and wins for prestigious accolades. Some of them include the Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, among others.
Fischer draws her huge net worth from her relatively longtime acting career and TV projects. With her extensive filmography, it is compensating to know that her net worth is estimated at $15 million.
Jenna Fischer’s Family
Fischer comes from a small family of average income earners; her mother is a History teacher and her dad is an engineer. She is the first child and has just one sibling- her younger sister Emily who is following in her mother’s footstep as a teacher. Other family members include both her maternal and paternal grandparents (Edward Michael Fischer, her grand-dad, and Georgia Louise Crone, her grandmother. From her maternal side, her grandfather is Harold William “Bill” Miller, and Helen J. Bruns was her Maternal Grandmother.
Husband & Kids
Fischer fell in love with the brother of her childhood friend Sean Gunn, James Gunn. She met the multitalented Hollywood star through Sean who introduced her to him when she moved to Los Angeles in search of an opportunity to put her talent on display. James is famous for writing Scooby-Doo and Dawn of the Dead; he helped get her in a showcase and that small favour led to the actress getting her first manager.
She married James Gunn in 2000 but seven years into their relationship, they announced their divorce which was finalized the following year. After the divorce, Fischer focused on her career and stayed away from relationship controversies for some years. Later on, she decided to give love a second chance and in 2009, Fischer got engaged to screenwriter Lee Kirk. Their wedding was held the following year and since it seems Fischer has finally found the man of her dream. The couple welcomed their first child, a son named Weston Lee Kirk in 2011. In 2014, they were blessed with their second child, a girl named Harper Mariee Kirk.
Height & Body Measurement
Fischer has an admirable slim body. Her height is 5ft6 inches or 167.5cm. She weighs 56kg or 123.5lbs. Other body measurements include;
Bust Size: 35 inches (89 cm)
Waist Size: 26 inches (66 cm)
Hips Size: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 34C
Feet/Shoe Size: 8 (US)
Dress Size: 6 (US)