Jennifer Beals is an American actress and a former teen model. She came to fame after debuting in the film My Bodyguard and received critical acclaim for her role in Flashdance. Beals has starred in several films like Devil in a Blue Dress, The Last Days of Disco, Roger Dodger, The Book of Eli, and Before I Fall. She has appeared in several television series like The L Word and also in a series The Chicago Code, Proof, and Taken. She has also been an advocate for gay rights with outstanding support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and the transgender community.
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Early Life & Biography
Jennifer Beals was born in Chicago, Illinois. Her mother is Jeanne Anderson, an Irish American who was an elementary school teacher and her father Alfred Beal, an African American who owned a store dealing with grocery. She has two brothers as a sibling, Bobby, and Gregory. Unfortunately, at the age of 9 years, her father died, and her mother moved on and got married to Edward Cohen. Having the idea of standing on her own, she managed to acquire her first job at an ice cream at the age of 13, where her height favored her to convince the boss she was already 16 at the time.
At a progressive Francis W., Parker School is where Beal graduated and managed to attend the elite Goodman Theatre young people’s Drama Workshop. Later on, she graduated from Yale University, where she was a resident of Morse College with a Bachelor in American literature in the year 1987, but she deferred a term so that she could take a role in the film Flashdance.
She got married to Alexandre Rockwell, and after ten years of marriage, they divorced. In 1998 she got married to Ken Dixon, a Canadian entrepreneur, and had a child together. She has expressed her spiritual interest in the Bible and Catholicism, as well as Judaism. She has practiced as a vocal advocate for gay rights. Beals practices Kungfu, Sanshou, kickboxing, a triathlete, and also a photographer.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 19 December 1963, Jennifer Beals is 56 years old as of today’s date 8th October 2020. Her height is 1.73m tall, and her weight is 55 kg.
Beal earned her fame after starring in Flashdance, where she was cast for her key role while still a student at Yale, which was ranked as the 3rd highest-grossing U.S film of 1983 after her minor role in the film My bodyguard in 1980. During her summer break, she shot and starred in a gothic horror film playing the titular character The Bride alongside singer-actor Sting. She also appeared in an episode of Faerie Tale Theatre alongside Matthew Broderick as Cinderella.
She was featured in the boxing film plot Decisions opposite Craige Sheffer and also opposite Nicholas Cage in Vampire’ Kiss after her graduation. In 1995 she co-starred in Devil in a Blue Dress and also opposite Tim Roth in two segments of the four-story anthology Four Rooms and also an independent film in the Soup and adaptation of Runaway Jury.
In 2006, she made her leading role in The Grudge 2, and two years later, together with Denzel Washington, she appeared in the post-apocalyptic action drama The Book of Eli. In 2017, she played a role in the film version of Before 1 Fall.
She made her first television appearance in 2000 Malibu in 1992 and made a brief cameo in the final episode of Frasier and also appeared in the small TV drama My Name is Sarah Wiston, Showtime Networks The L Word which ran for six seasons. Alongside Tim Roth, she appeared in Lie to a lead female and Me in Fox’s TV drama The Chicago Code.
In 2013 she signed on for the main role of ABC drama Pilot, and after a year, she starred in Prof, a TNT supernatural medical drama. In 2017 played for the new series Taken, and after a year, she was cast in the role of Sheriff Lucilia cable for the Swamp Thing series.
Awards & Achievements
Beals was nominated for a Golden Globe, and the film received an academy award for best song and a grand prize winner at the Sundance Film Festival. She has received the Human Rights Campaigns Ally For quality Award for her outstanding support for the LGBT community.
Net Worth & Salary of Jennifer Beals in 2020
As of October 2020, Jennifer has an estimated net worth of $10 million. She had acquired her major earning from her famous and numerous films, which have made her be worth a fortune. Her appearance in several drama series and television series has contributed to her inlet and an extra additional earning. As a human rights advocate, Jennifer has made it by even winning numerous awards, which brought her to another level financially.
Jennifer is such a model and a real influencer to the community by her outstanding support with courage and no fear. Despite being an actress, she has always fought for gay rights and also supporting them.