Jennifer Connelly

Jennifer Connelly

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Updated On June 21, 2022

Jennifer Connelly is an American Actress. Jennifer Connelly is known for appearing in famous movies such as Once upon a time in America, A Beautiful Mind, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Stuck in Love, Shelter, Hulk, Dark Water, etc. Moreover, she started her career as a child model associated with Ford Modeling Agency.

Early life

Jennifer Connelly was born on 12 December 1970, in Cairo, New York, United State of America. As of 2020, she is 51 years old. Likewise, she is an American actress. She is known by the name of Jennifer Lynn Connelly. Her father’s name is Gerard Karl Connelly and her mother’s name is Ilene. She follows the Jewish religion and belongs to the Irish-Norgewian ethnicity. Her Zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

She studied at a yeshiva and later attended Saint Ann’s private school of Arts in Brooklyn. She studied at the School of Rock. Moreover, she could be in high school according to her age. Then, she enrolled at Yale University to study English Literature. After, studying for two years she transferred to Stanford University to study drama. She trained with Roy London, Howard Fine, and Harold Guskin there.

Professional Life

Before, acting she worked as a model in her early teen. Her father’s friend who was an advertising executive suggested she should audition as a model. Then, her father sent a picture to the Ford Modeling Agency after selecting she was added to its roster. Jennifer began modeling and later worked for television commercials. Her debut movie was Once Upon a Time in America in the role of Sergio Leone in 1984. Her mother took her to audition while she was just twelve years and got selected for the role.

Since then she went to work on lots of movies as Seven Minutes in Heaven and Phenomena in 1985, Some Girls in 1988, The Hot Spot in 1990, Of Love and Shadows in 1994, Dark City in 1998, Walking the Dead, Pollock in 2000, A Beautiful Mind in 2001, Hulk in 2003, The Day The Earth Stood Still in 2008, Virginia in 2010, Stuck in Love in 2012, Noah and Shelter in 2014, Spider-Man Homecoming, Only the Brave in 2017 and Alita: Battle Angel in 2019.

Some of the TV series she appeared in are Tales of the Unexpected in 1982 (1982), The Heart of Justice (1992), The Street (2000-2001), and Snowpiercer (2020). Moreover, she worked on Music videos such as Duran Duran Union of the Snake in 1983, Joe Satriani Always with Me, Always with You in 1987, and Roy Orbison I Drove All Night in 1992.

Awards and Net Worth

As of her awards, Jennifer Connelly has got nominated for lots of awards. In 2001 she won Awards Circuit Community Awards for Beat Supporting Actress, Golden Schmoes Awards for Best Supporting Actress, and Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress for the movie A Beautiful Mind.

Again, for the same movie in 2002 she won American Film Institute Awards for feature Actor for year female, BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress.

In 2003 she won Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress for the movie House of Sand and Fog and the Hollywood Film Festival Awards for Best Supporting Actress in 2007 for the movie Reservation Road.

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Caption: Jennifer Connelly with actress Dakota Fanning on awards show (Sources: Instagram)

Similarly, she has an estimated net worth of around $20 million net worth. Moreover, her net worth is influenced by being an Actress, model, and internet personality. There is no information about her car, house, or salary.

Personal Life

Jennifer Connelly is straight and married the actor and co-star in the movie A Beautiful Mind Paul Bettany on January 1, 2003. Together, they have two children son Stellan and daughter Agnes. Moreover, she was in a relationship with photographer David Dugan who had a son named Kai who was born in 1997. Before, that she was in a relationship with actor Billy Campbell for five years before breaking up in 1996. She has been involved in charity work too working as an ambassador for Amnesty International Ambassador for Human Rights Education and Save the Children.

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Caption: Jennifer Connelly with husband Paul Bettany(Sources: Instagram)

She keeps her personal life private and doesn’t let the information outside. So she doesn’t have any rumors or controversy regarding her. She doesn’t like to surround controversy and focuses on a career. However, he is a charming and peace-loving person.

Body Measurements and Social Media

Jennifer Connelly has dark brown hair which she often colors into blonde, black, etc, and has brown color eyes. Likewise, she stands a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.73m) tall and has 54 kg (119 lbs) body weight. However, her body measurement is 38A- 26 – 37 inches and has got a well-maintained hourglass type body type.

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Caption: Jennifer Connelly Body Measurement (Sources: Instagram)

The talented star is active on social media. Her Instagram account jenniferconnelly_ has more than 305 k followers. Other than that she is not active on any other social media such as Twitter, or Facebook.