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.
Regina Marie Fischer
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
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.
- 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)
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).
- In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
- In centimeters – 168 cm
- In meters – 1.68 m
- In Kilograms – 56 kg
- In Pounds – 124 lbs
- Measurements – 34-25-35
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 25 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 32D
She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 5 (US).
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.
In 1998, Jenna made her theatrical film debut as Rane in the movie Channel 493.
In 2001, Jenna made her television show debut on the comedy series Spin City as a waitress.
Jenna has done endorsement work for the following brands Puma (2006), Proactiv (2009), Wisconsin Milk Board & Make a Wish.
Awards & Nominations
|2004||St. Louis International Film Festival||Screen Actors Guild Emerging Actor Award||LolliLove||Won|
|2005||TromaDance Film Festival||Independent Soul Award (as director)||Won|
|2007||Primetime Emmy Award||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series||The Office||Nominated|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series||Won|
|2009||Teen Choice Award||Choice TV Actress – Comedy||Nominated|
|Screen Actors Guild Award||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series||Nominated|
|St. Louis International Film Festival||Outstanding Achievement in Film||N/A||Won|
|2011||Screen Actors Guild Award||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series||The Office||Nominated|
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Her favorite things aren’t known.
Jenna Fischer Net worth
Jenna Fischer has a estimated net worth of $5 million dollars as of 2019.
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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.