Jane Krakowski is a prominent American singer and actress. Jane Krakowski is best known for her roles as Jenna Maroney on NBC’s satirical comedy series 30 Rock. Similarly, she earned four Emmy awards for her lead role in 30 Rock.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
On October 11, 1968, Jane Krakowski was born in the United States, in the town of Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey. As of the year now, her age is 52 years old. She holds American nationality and her astrological sign is Libra. She was born to Ed Krajkowski, a father, and Barbara Benoit, a mother. Moreover, her other sibling is an older brother.
In her father’s line, she has Polish ancestors. Her mother’s ancestors are half French-Canadian, half Polish, and half Scottish. Similarly, she began ballet lessons at a young age but had to discontinue due to her body form. She started dancing on Broadway. Her parents were also interested in the local theater scene, so she grew up in it.
Moreover, regarding her education, she went to Parsippany High School and the Professional Children’s School for her studies. She then attended Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Jane Karkowski began her acting career in the theatre. She appeared in a number of Broadway and Off-Broadway plays. She was a trained singer who appeared in a number of musical theatre productions.
Her performance in the Broadway musical Grand Hotel in 1989 won her a Tony Award nomination. In 2003, she received the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance as Carla in the Broadway revival of Nine.
She won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical in 2006 for her performance as Miss Adelaide in Guys and Dolls’ West End revival. Similarly, She received the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Award for Outstanding Female Dancer in a Broadway Show, the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical, and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance in the Broadway revival of She Loves Me.
For the same performance, she was nominated for a Tony Award for Featured Actress in a Musical. She made her television debut in the 1983 film No Big Deal. In the same year, she made her film debut in National Lampoon’s Vacation, a road comedy. Likewise, in 1984, she landed her first major part in the soap opera Quest For Tomorrow. In the episode, she portrayed Theresa Rebecca “T.R.” Kendall.
Career after 1984
In 1986 and 1987, she was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for her performance. She starred in a number of television shows before securing a main role in the legal comedy-drama series Ally McBeal in 1997. She played Elaine Vassal in the series from 1997 to 2002 and was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in 1999.
In 2006, she landed one of the lead roles in the sitcom 30 Rock. She portrayed Jenna Maroney from 2006 to 2013, and she is set to return to the series in 2020. Moreover, she earned four Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her appearance in 30 Rock in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2013.
Since 2019, she has portrayed Emily Norcross Dickinson in the Apple TV+ comedy-drama series Dickinson. In 2021, she took over as host of the music game show Name The Tune. From 2017 to 2020, she appeared as a guest panelist on the panel game show Match Game. Similarly, she has appeared in Catdog, Rocket Power, The Simpsons, American Dad!, Robot Chicken, Sofia the First, Tangled: The Movie, and BoJack Horseman as a voice actress.
More about her career
Another World, Alex Haley’s Queen, The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, Due South, Early Edition, Everwood, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Hack, Sex, Love, Power, and Politics, Modern Family, Younger, Dead Boss, Difficult People, Drunk History, AJ and the Queen, and Curb Your Enthusiasm was among the shows in which Jane Krakowski starred as a guest star.
In the forthcoming musical comedy series Schmigadoon!, she plays The Countess. Likewise, she has appeared in a number of films. Additionally, she has also provided voice work in a number of films, including Ice Age, the Open Season film series, Henchmen, and The Willoughbys.
Moreover, Pixels, Big Stone Gap, Adult Beginners, Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant, Kit Kittredge: An American Girl, The Rocker, Pretty Persuasion, Alfie, When Zachary Beaver Came to Town, Marci X, The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, Go, Dance With Me, Hudson River Blues, Mrs. Winterbourne, Stepping Down, and Fatal Attraction are some of the films Krakowski appeared in.
Jane Krakowski makes a living from her acting work. She has appeared in a number of films and television shows. She appeared in a number of musical theatre plays as an actor. Her acting career provides the bulk of her revenue.
Similarly, she has also appeared in a number of tv advertisements, including those for Clairol Herbal Essence Shampoo, the Atari 2600 Solar Fox video game, Tropicana Trop50 (Orange Juice), and Pampers. Moreover, her current net worth is projected to be $14 million.
Jane Krakowski is allegedly single right now. Regarding her marital status, she has had a private life. Any changes to her dating history will be posted online.
Previously, she was engaged to Robert Godley in 2009. They divorced in 2013 without ever marrying. Moreover, Bennett Robert Godley, their son, was born in April 2011. She previously dated Julian Ovenden. Similarly, he is an actor, and musician, and was also linked to Aaron Sorkin and Marc Singer.
Body Measurement and Social Media
Jane Krakowski has a height of 1.64 m, or 5 feet and 4 inches. She weighs 121 pounds or 55 kilograms. Likewise, she has a slender physique. Her body dimensions are 34-27-35 inches. Her bra size is 32, her dress size is 8, and her shoe size is 8. (US). Her eyes are blue, and her hair is blonde.
Similarly, she is not active on social media including Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.