Finding success both on stage and on screen, Tony-nominated actress, screenwriter, and film director Jennifer Westfeldt has proven herself to be one of the most multifaceted artists in show business.
She has managed to perform in dozens of off-Broadway and regional productions. She is popular for the 2001 independent film Kissing Jessica Stein. She has also appeared in 2011 film Friends with Kids.
Jennifer Westfeldt’s Age & Career
Jennifer Westfeldt was born on February 2, 1970, in Guilford, Connecticut, U.S.A under the constellations sign Aquarius. She is 49 years on age as of 2019. She holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethical society.
Regarding her education, Jennifer graduated from Guilford High School and attended Yale University. At Yale, she sang with the a cappella group Redhot & Blue.
She started her professional career as a New York-based theater actor and has starred in over 25 Off-Broadway and regional productions.
In 2001, Jennifer Westfeldt starred as Jessica in Kissing Jessica Stein. Similarly, she wrote, produced, starred and made her directorial debut in Friends with Kids in the year 2011.
Some of her films and television credits include Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place, Holding the Baby, Private Practice, Martha Speaks, Younger, See Jane Run, Kissing Jessica Stein, 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover, Lemon, and so on.
Jennifer Westfeldt’s Height & Net Worth
The popular actress has a slim body figure with a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 54 Kg. Her hair is Blond whereas her eyes are Blue in colors.
Working as an actress, she is enjoying a good salary and her net worth is also calculated in millions. As of 2019, her net worth is estimated to be $5 million.
Jennifer Westfeldt’s Family: Parents, Married & Husband
Jennifer Westfeldt first landed in Guilford, Connecticut. She was born to her parents, Constance “Connie” (née Meyers) and Patrick McLoskey Westfeldt Jr. He father is an electrical engineer whereas her mother is a therapist. Her mother is Jewish. She has a sister named, Amy Westfeldt.
Since 1997, Jennifer Westfeldt was in a relationship with Jon Hamm. In an interview, while asked about his relationship with Westfeldt, Hamm said,
“We may not have a piece of paper that says we’re husband and wife, but after 10 years, Jennifer is more than just a girlfriend. What we have is much deeper and we both know that. To me, people [should] get married when they’re ready to have kids, which I’m not ruling out.”
The duo shared homes in Los Angeles and the Upper West Side in New York. Similarly, they also had formed their own production company, Points West Pictures.
But, in 2015, after being together for 18 years, the couple announced their separation. Hamm wanted a family and she didn’t. Thus, their shocking split may have had nothing to do with Jon’s recent trouble with alcohol addiction.
After their breakups, the couple said in a joint statement,
“With great sadness, we have decided to separate, after 18 years of love and shared history.”
They further added,
“We will continue to be supportive of each other in every way possible moving forward.”
Jennifer and her ex-partner, both are advocates of animal rescue and have adopted a mixed breed dog named Cora from the Much Love Animal Shelter in California.