Jessica Biel is a respected Hollywood actress who began her career as a musician before transitioning to steal the hearts of people in her very first role in 7th Heaven, the longest-running family drama series in the history of television. Some of her other works include The Illusionist (2006), The A-Team (2010) and Total Recall (2012).
Biel was named the sexiest woman alive by Esquire magazine in 2005, she also works as a model and producer. Read on to find out more about her early life, net worth, and marriage.
Jessica Biel Bio (Age)
Jessica Biel was born on the 3rd of March, 1982, in Ely, Minnesota. She is the daughter of Kimberly (née Conroe) and Jonathan Biel and has a younger brother named Justin. Her family is of German, French, English, and Scandinavian ancestry.
While growing up, the Biel family moved around a lot. They lived in Texas, Connecticut, and Illinois, before later settling down in Colorado, the town of Boulder to be exact. Here, their daughter attended Fairview High School where she played soccer and was also a part of the school’s gymnastics team. During this time, Jessica Biel also trained to become a vocalist and appeared in several musical productions of The Sound of Music and Beauty and the Beast in a local theatre. By the time she was 11, she kicked off her career in modeling, appearing in magazines and commercials for Dulux Paint and Pringles.
Biel then transitioned to film, making her first appearance in the Paul Greenberg-directed musical film, It’s a Digital World (1994). Two years later, after having auditioned for a variety of roles, the young actress caught her big break when she was cast in 7th Heaven. A year later, she put in a Young Artist Award-winning performance in Ulee’s Gold (1997) to further put herself on the map. She subsequently starred in films like I’ll Be Home for Christmas (1998), Summer Catch (2001), and The Rules of Attraction (2002).
While taking on all those projects, Biel made sure to further her education as she attended Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. While taking classes, Biel was also starring in a number of Hollywood blockbuster hits such as The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) and Blade: Trinity (2004) although both movies received negative reviews. She further appeared alongside Jamie Foxx and Josh Lucas in Stealth (2005) and the romantic comedy Elizabethtown (2005).
In recent times, Jessica Biel has starred in a number of independent movies such as Bleeding Heart (2015) The Book of Love (2016), and A Kind of Murder (2016) as she has also delved into production. She is notably producing and starring in the crime drama mystery series on the USA Network titled The Sinner.
Jessica Biel is said to have a net worth estimated to be at around $18 million. The Golden Globe Award-nominated actress made most of her wealth through acting ever since she broke onto the scene in 1996 as Mary Camden in 7th Heaven. She has also earned quite a good amount from other jobs that she has done as a model and producer.
Jessica Biel’s Husband – Justin Timberlake and Son
In January 2007, Jessica Biel began dating award-winning singer and actor, Justin Timberlake after the pair had met each other for the first time at the 2007 Golden Globes. Like every other Hollywood romance, their relationship was full of ups and downs due to their conflicting schedules and work that saw them spend a lot of time away from each other. The turbulence later resulted in them calling quits on their relationship for a three month period in 2011 before later patching things up, this time for good.
Timberlake went on to propose to Biel in December that year, and a few months later, they were married. The couple exchanged vows on the 19th of October, 2012 at a star-studded ceremony which featured guests like Jimmy Fallon, Andy Samberg, and Timbaland at the Borgo Egnazia resort in Fasano, Italy. Biel wore a pink Giambattista Valli wedding dress while Timberlake wore a tuxedo. Together the couple has a son named Silas Randall Timberlake who was born in April 2015.
Height, Weight, and Other Facts
Birth Name: Jessica Claire Biel
Date of Birth: March 03, 1982
Place of Birth: Ely, Minnesota, United States
Occupation(s): Actress, Singer, and Model
Height: 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm)
Weight: 55 kg (121 pounds)
Body Measurements: 36-26-36 inches (91.5-66-91.5 cm)
Shoe Size: 9 US (39.5 EU)
Zodiac Sign: Pisces