Jade Tailor is a fast-rising American actress known for her role in the TV fantasy series, “The Magician.” Although Jade has been in the industry for over fifteen years, she was not very popular until she was featured in “The Magicians” in 2015. Aside from being a talented actress, she is also a writer, director, singer, and dancer. If you wish to know more interesting facts about this pretty superstar, keep reading.
Jade Tailor was Born 37 Years Ago in Los Angeles, California
Jade Tailor was born on the 12th of August, 1985, and is currently 37 years old this year. She was born in Los Angeles, California to Josef Kravich and Sally Pansing. Her birth name is Jessica Lee Kravich, and she is also called by her nickname Jadie. Regarding the inspiration about her name, she was given the name Jade because of her eye color.
Her Family Members Are Remarkably Successful in Their Various Professions
Her father is an Israeli-born businessman who once worked at the Special Forces IDF, while her mother is a former actress and holistic nutritionist. Jade’s father and mother got divorced at some point and Sally got married to American singer, Tom Malone. He is also known as Bones of the Blues Brothers.
The actress has an older brother named Shawn Kravich, who is a lawyer. He was born on the 25th of March 1984, in Hollywood, California. Shawn studied International Relations at the University of Southern California and graduated in 2006. After that, he proceeded to the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law to obtain his doctor of jurisprudence degree in 2009.
He got admitted into the California state bar in 2010 and then went on to work for some time at Bet Tzedek Legal Services and the Disability Rights Legal Center. Currently, her brother is the executive director of Snap Foundation.
Her Mother’s Entertainment Career Influenced Jade’s Interest in Acting
Influenced by her mother’s career, Jade had already decided at a very young age that she wanted a career in the entertainment industry. At age three, she started gymnastic lessons and at four, she got enrolled in a ballet studio.
While she was still very young, she started studying performing arts. She soon started attending singing and acting classes too, and this made her love entertainment even more. After she graduated from high school, she left for New York City where she hoped to improve her skills. However, she later returned to Los Angeles. There are no further details about the schools she attended and the courses she studied.
Jade Tailor Made Her Professional Debut as an Actress in 2007
Although Jade Tailor was born into the craft but did not inherit fame from birth. She had to work her way through to the top, and it took her a couple of years to achieve that. Her journey in the industry is quite interesting and it looks like the best is yet to come. After spending so many years honing her skills, by the time she was twenty-two years old, Tailor was already a confident actress, and she went on to begin her acting career properly.
The first film she acted in was a horror-comedy titled “You Are So Dead” and it was released in 2007. In the same year, the talented actress featured in a number of films including “Rex Buster” and “A Perfect Day” which were both short films. She also landed a minor role in a TV show, “The Getaway.”
By 2008, she landed more roles in short films like “Letting Go” and “There Was a Girl.” Both were The Chronicles of Curtis Tucker’s films. By 2010, she was not relenting in growing her career, she made an appearance in an episode of “True Blood,” the Golden Globe Award-winning horror TV series. After that, she featured in “In My Sleep,” which was directed by Allen Wolf.
Jade Tailor continued to feature in several films and short films, and in 2011, she acted a role in a mystery drama “Karma” and another comedy film, “Losing control.” She continued to deliver her best in her roles and soon, she was becoming a familiar face on the screen.
She Had Her Big Break Playing the Character of Kady Orloff-Diaz in “The Magicians”
In 2014, Jade Tailor was the lead actor in “Cam2Cam”, a horror-thriller that also starred Tammin Sursok and Sarah Bonrepaux. By this time, she had become more popular, but it was not her big breakthrough. The passionate entertainer had her big breakthrough with the award-winning fantasy series, “The Magicians,” in which she has featured in 41 episodes as Kady Orloff-Diaz.
Before landing her role as Kady, she acted as Alyssa in another TV series, “Murder in the First.” which was also added to her fame. Since then, she has played more roles, including acting as Ivy in “48 hours to Live”, Kristina in “Altered Perception,” Heather Steadman in “Higher Power,” and a lot more. The best part about her growth in the industry is that Tailor has extended her talent into the area of directing.
Jade Tailor’s Selected Filmography
Since the beginning of her career, Tailor has featured in over thirty movies and TV shows. Some of them are;
- The Getaway as Angie – 2007
- True Blood as Anne – 2010
- The Invisible Bum as Alice Kinkade – 2012
- Vegas as Crystal Le Croix – 2013
- Aquarius as Rachel – 2015
- Murder in the First as Alyssa – 2015
- Raymond & Lane as Jade – 2015
- The Magicians as Kady Orloff-Diaz – 2015 – 2020
- A Perfect Day as Angel / Sister – 2007
- Rex Buster as Jennifer – 2007
- You’re So Dead as Nicole – 2007
- The Chronicles of Curtis Tucker: Letting Go as Angel – 2008
- The Chronicles of Curtis Tucker: There Was a Girl as Angel – 2008
- Dark Reel as Laura – 2008
- It’s a Long Ride Home as Kristine – 2009
- The Third Rule as Boa – 2010
- In My Sleep as Babysitter – 2010
- Karma as Padma – 2010
- Losing Control as Gypsy LaRue – 2011
- Wedding Day as Jasmine – 2012
- And Let God Do the Rest as Megan Cease – 2012
- Don’t Pass Me By as Dee Williams – 2013
- Cam2Cam as Lucy – 2014
- Heaven’s Renegade Angel as Tim Tam – 2015
- Wild for the Night as Ivy – 2016
- Higher Power as Heather Steadman – 2018
- Juke Box Hero as Kiva – 2018
Jade Tailor Delved Into Movie Directing and Production in 2015
In 2015, Jade Tailor decided to do more than just write and act stories. She wanted to start producing and directing them too. Hence, she established her production company, Eyeris Entertainment in that year. One of her goals for starting her company was so that she could make movies that tell positive and inspirational stories about women.
Under Eyeris, Jade has written, directed, and produced several movies including;
- But I love him
- Within the Silence
- The Shift
- Twisted Crown
She Equally Has a Knack for Singing and Has a Few Songs in Her Name
Everyone who has heard her sing, always attest to the fact that Jade Tailor is gifted with strong and unique vocals, a four-octave range. Apparently, singing is one of the many talents and skills she developed while growing up and she is putting her talent to good use now.
The talented young lady was only seven years old when she started her vocal training. She now sings from different genres of music, including classical, rock, and jazz. Like every other thing she does, her singing performances always leave her audience in awe.
- Karma Title Song
- All Blood Runs Red
- The Christmas Song
- Rising (instrumental)
Jade Tailor Kept Details of Her Personal Life Hidden for a Long Time
Tailor is one of those celebrities that like to keep their personal lives off the media by every means possible. Hence, nothing was known about her love life for a very long time. However, speculations went around that she is most likely a lesbian because of her advocacies for the LGBTQ community.
Some sources also assumed that she might be married to Radha Agrawal because of their very close relationship and the fact that they often refer to each other as “wife” or “wifey”. However, both women are straight and are not married to themselves. Radha’s Instagram page reveals that she has a husband, a man and Jade on the other hand has revealed who her boyfriend really is.
She Revealed Her Boyfriend After Valentine’s Day in 2022
On the 15th of February 2022, the writer finally decided to reveal who her secret lover is. She shared a photo on her Instagram account, where she was all loved up with a man she called Adam. In the post, she wrote that even though she would typically not share such information, she believes that love should be celebrated, so she was celebrating her lover. Apparently, she was acting in the spirit of the season, Valentine’s day.
Other Facts That Give Deeper Insight Into Jade Tailor’s Personality
Jade Tailor Loves Art and Beauty
Tailor seems to have a strong attraction for art and beauty. Two things the actress does that emphasize this are her love for painting and collecting gemstones. Although we do not know how extensive she is with her collections, she does collect varied types.
She Loves Pets Too
Jade loves pets so much that she has up to three of them to herself. She has two cats and a dog which she loves to play with and care for. She named her dog Suki while her cats are Lolli and Puppy. Lolli is the female cat while Puppy is the male cat. She has two Instagram pages (myduckythedog and mypuppythecat) where she occasionally shares pictures of her pets.
She is Big on Women Advocacy
Jade Tailor is not just a woman, but one who is ever ready to defend the rights of women. She believes in the power of womanhood. Her dedication to this course can be seen in her active participation in the “Women History Month” and “US of Women” campaigns.
The Actress is a Philanthropist
Tailor is also passionate about helping the less privileged and those in need. She has a site, “All-Star Team Global Build” where she raises funds to help children who are suffering academically. Currently, she is running a fundraising campaign to build a school in Senegal.
Her Body Measurement and How She Keep Fit
Jade’s body measurement is 33 – 28 – 35 inches. They represent her bra size, waist size, and hip size respectively. As you can almost tell from her measurements, she is well shaped and has a perfect height and weight of 5 feet 7 inches and 60 kg respectively.
Aside from being beautiful and having the shape of a model, the superstar is very fit and flexible which is good for her, especially because she dances. She most probably does a lot of workouts and healthy feeding to maintain such good shape, but she has not revealed the secret to her stunning physique yet.
Jade Tailor is Active on Social Media
While Jade Tailor loves to maintain a private lifestyle, she still makes sure to keep her fans engaged with her social media posts. She regularly makes posts on her work, trip, or any other detail she doesn’t mind the public knowing.
She is active on Instagram with over 152k followers and thousands of posts that cut across many of what goes on in her life. As of the time of writing this, her Twitter account also has over 33k followers while on Facebook, she has a page with 1.6k followers, but she has not made a post on her Facebook page since 2018.
Jade Tailor Can Only Get More Famous
The multitalented actress has been on a constant journey to the top since she started her gymnastic lessons at the tender age of three. Since then, Jade Tailor has not looked back as she has continued to explore different forms and sectors of entertainment from writing, to acting, to singing and dancing, to painting, and all she can think of. There is no doubt that as a director and producer, she has a lot more to unveil.