Jenna Fischer is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Pam Beeslyon the NBC sitcom The Office, for which she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 2007 and was a producer for its final season. Fischer’s first book, The Actor’s Life: A Survival Guide with an introduction by Steve Carell, was published in November 2017.

Birth Name

Regina Marie Fischer







Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Jenna Fischer was born on March 07, 1974, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States.


She’s currently 45 years old.


Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States

Sun Sign




She has Swiss-German, Scots-Irish, English and Bohemian ancestry.




Fischer attended Pierremont Elementary School in Manchester, Missouri and Nerinx Hall High School, a private all-girls Catholic school, in Webster Groves, Missouri. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in theatre, as well as a minor in journalism from Truman State University, where she originally enrolled as a pre-law history major.


Family Details

  • Father – James E. “Jim” Fischer (Engineer)
  • Mother – Anne (née Miller) (History Teacher)
  • Siblings – Emily (Younger Sister) (Teacher)
  • Others – Edward Michael Fischer (Paternal Grandfather), Georgia Louise Crone (Paternal Grandmother), Harold William “Bill” Miller (Maternal Grandfather), Helen J. Bruns (Maternal Grandmother)

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Jenna Fischer has dated –

  • James Gunn (1999-2008) – Actor James Gunn began dating Jenna in 1999. Jenna was introduced to James through her childhood friend and James’s brother Sean Gunn. The two tied the knot on October 7, 2000. They announced their separation in September 2007, and their divorce was finalized in 2008.

  • Lee Kirk (2008-Present) – Jenna and director Lee Kirk started dating in 2008. Jenna announced her engagement to Lee in June 2009 and the couple got hitched on July 3, 2010. They have two children, a son named Weston Lee Kirk (b. September 24, 2011), a daughter named Harper Marie Kirk (b. May 25, 2014).

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
  • In centimeters – 168 cm
  • In meters – 1.68 m


  • In Kilograms – 56 kg
  • In Pounds – 124 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-25-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 32D

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color

Light Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Portraying the character of Pam Beesly on the NBC sitcom The Office, for which she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 2007.

Film Debut

In 1998, Jenna made her theatrical film debut as Rane in the movie Channel 493.

Television Debut

In 2001, Jenna made her television show debut on the comedy series Spin City as a waitress.

Brand Endorsements

Jenna has done endorsement work for the following brands Puma (2006), Proactiv (2009), Wisconsin Milk Board & Make a Wish.

Awards & Nominations

YearAssociationCategoryNominated WorkResult
2004St. Louis International Film FestivalScreen Actors Guild Emerging Actor AwardLolliLoveWon
2005TromaDance Film FestivalIndependent Soul Award (as director)Won
2007Primetime Emmy AwardOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesThe OfficeNominated
Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesWon
2009Teen Choice AwardChoice TV Actress – ComedyNominated
Screen Actors Guild AwardOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesNominated
St. Louis International Film FestivalOutstanding Achievement in FilmN/AWon
2011Screen Actors Guild AwardOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesThe OfficeNominated

Jenna Fischer Favorites

Her favorite things aren’t known.

Jenna Fischer Net worth

Jenna Fischer has a estimated net worth of $5 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jenna Fischer

  • Jenna revealed that she was timid and not popular in school.
  • While growing up, she was raised very strictly by her parents.
  • At the age of six, Fischer attended an acting workshop conducted by her mother, who was a teacher at the Henry School in St. Louis.
  • She is friends with actor Sean Gunn. Jenna met him at an acting workshop conducted by her mother.
  • Her best friend on the show The Office was Angela who played the office accountant.
  • Jenna worked as a receptionist before starting her career as an actress and she could type at a speed of 85 words per minute.
  • Famous MLB manager Casey Stengel sold his house to Jenna for 1.9 million dollars.
  • She considers Kate Hudson, Olivia Munn and Olivia Wilde to be her fashion inspirations.
  • She has a pet cat named, Andy.
  • In 2000, Fischer played a college girl in the film, The Specials. It was a comic movie based on the daily lives of super-heroes.
  • In 2004, Jenna Fischer directed and starred in a mockumentary, LolliLove. Fischer and her husband, James Gunn, played the main characters in the movie.
  • In 2005, Fischer performed in the comedy sitcom, The Office, which was aired on NBC network.
  • In 2006, Fischer performed in the horror film, Slither.
  • In 2006, Fischer participated in the game show, Celebrity Poker Showdown, aired on Bravo network.
  • In 2007, she starred in the music video, Through Any Window, for the music composer, Willy Wisely.
  • In 2007, she appeared as Katie in the comedy movie, Blades of Glory, directed by Josh Gordon.
  • In 2009, she was named as the official spokeswoman for Proactiv Skincare Solutions.
  • In 2012, she played the lead role in The Giant Mechanical Man, directed by her husband Lee Kirk.
  •  In 2015, she played Rhonda McNeil in the comedy-drama miniseries, You, Me and the Apocalypse.


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