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Jenna von Oy

Jenna von Oy is a multi-talented actress, singer, and author from the United States. Jenna von Oy is known for playing the role of Dorothy “Six” LeMeure in the NBC sitcom “Blossom.”

Early Life

Jenna von Oy was born in Danbury, Connecticut, United States, on the 2nd of May 1977. According to the astrological chart, she has a birth sign Taurus and is currently 46 years old as of 2023.

Her full name is Jennifer Jean “Jenna” von Oÿ and she practices Christianity religion. Moreover, she holds a US nationality and belongs to Dutch ethnicity.

She was born to her parent Frank von Oy and Gloria von Oy. In an interview, she claimed that her guardian angel informed her in a dream when she was two years old that her name was intended to be Jenna.

Since then, she has insisted on being addressed as Jenna. Her parent is the one who supported her acting abilities. She received her first experience of theatrical performing at the age of five.

Caption: Jenna von Oy’s young photo (Source: People)

Jenna von Oy – Education

She went to Newtown High School, which is located in Newtown, Connecticut. Later she enrolled in the  University of Southern California’s film school. After 2 years, she dropped out of college to pursue a career in acting.

Professional Career

At the age of 5 years old, Jenna von Oy acted in a local stage production of Annie. She later landed in the famous Jell-O Pudding Pop commercial, which co-starred Bill Cosby when she was just six years old. Later, she appeared in several other commercials.

She made her television acting debut, appearing in an episode of “ABC Weekend Special” in the year 1986. After this, she made her big screen debut in the 1989 film “Born on the Fourth of July” playing the role of young Suzanne. Later, she co-starred in the short-lived CBS sitcom “Lenny” from 1990 to 1991.

Caption: The poster of the NBC sitcom, Blossom (Source: TV Wunschliste)

She got her breakthrough role as the super talkative Six Lemeure in the sitcom “Blossom.” In 1995, the show ended after completing more than 100 episodes. In 1995, she voiced Stacey in “A Goofy Movie.” That same year, she took a break from acting to attend film school at the University of Southern California.

Took a break from acting and later continued

She left after two years to return to acting in the successful drama “The Parkers” in 1999. She portrayed the main character, Nikki Parker’s, best friend. The show was a success, with the final episode airing in 2004.

While her television career was taking off, she began performing in films. She appeared in the television movies “She Cried No” (1996) and “Dying to Belong” (1997). In 1998, she was cast as Theresa in 7th Heaven, a family television drama centered on the Camden family.

Moreover, she visited Nashville to promote her play Blossom in the early 1990s and fell in love with the city. She relocated to Nashville in her early twenties to create music.

Musical Works

In the year 2000, she launched her demo album to launch a career in country music. “Breathing Room,” her debut album, was released in September 2007.

“Coffee & Men: An EP for Childish Adults,” her second album, was published in 2009. Moreover, she launched her blog, The Cradle Chronicles, after the birth of her first kid. Her site is full of amusing family stories, parenting advice, and other topics.

She also contributed to People magazine. Finally, her book, “Situation Momedy: A First Time Mom’s Guide to Laughing Your Way Through Pregnancy & Year One,” was released in 2015. In the year 2019, she appeared in the movie named “Cecil” where she played the role of Lorrie Stevens. Moreover, there is no current information available regarding her work.

Awards

von Oy has won a couple of awards and recognition in her career. In 1993 and 1994, she won two Young Artist Awards for her works in the NBC sitcom “Blossom.” Additionally, she has also been nominated for Young Artist Awards in 1991 and 1992.

Net Worth 2023

According to various online websites, her net worth is estimated at around $2 million while her salary and income have not yet been public. Moreover, she has been able to earn such a sum of money through her profession as an actress, singer, and author.

Relationship Status

On 10 October 2010, Jenna van Oy married computer data consultant Brad Bratcher in Newtown, Connecticut. With the marriage, the couple is blessed with two daughters; Gray Audrey Bratcher, and Marlowe Monroe Bratcher.

Caption: Jenna von Oy with her family (Source: People)

von Oy was formerly linked to Rikki Lee Travolta. But she never verified her contention. Now, the “Blossom” actress avoids any conflicts and lives in California with her husband and two kids.

Jenna von Oy – Body Measurements

Caption: Actress Danielle Harris and actress Jenna von Oy (Source: Sitcoms Online)

Jenna von Oy stands 4 feet 11 inches tall (1.52 m) and weighs around 45 kg (99 lbs). In addition, she has a pair of blue eyes with brown hair color and her body measurement is 33-24-33 inches.

Social Media

On her Instagram page ‘@jennavonoy’ there are over 53k followers. There are over 14.5k followers on her Twitter ‘@JennavonOy’ and she is not active on Facebook.