Jennifer Morrison is an American actress, producer, director and former child model. She is known for her roles as Dr. Allison Cameron in the medical-drama series House an Emma Swan in the ABC adventure-fantasy series Once Upon a Time. She has also portrayed Zoey Pierson, one of Ted Mosby’s love interests on the comedy series How I Met Your Mother; Winona Kirk, mother of James T. Kirk in the 2009 science-fiction film Star Trek; and Tess Conlon in the 2011 sports drama film Warrior. She made her feature film directorial debut with Sun Dogs.

Birth Name

Jennifer Marie Morrison


Jen, Jenny, J-Mo


Actress, Model, Film Producer

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Jennifer Morrison was born on April 12, 1979 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


She is currently 39 years old.

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Jennifer went to South Middle School. In 1997, she graduated from Prospect High School in Mt. Prospect, Illinois. In 2000, she graduated from Loyola University Chicago in Chicago, Illinois and majored in Theatre and minored in English. She also went to Steppenwolf Theatre Company.

Family Details

  • Father – David L. Morrison (Retired music teacher)
  • Mother – Judy Morrison (Retired teacher)
  • Siblings – Julia Morrison (Younger Sister), Daniel Morrison (Younger Brother)


John Carrabino Management

Marital Status



Boyfriend / Spouse

Jennifer Morrison dated –

  • Jesse Spencer (2004-2007) – She started dating Australian actor, Jesse Spencer in July 2004 after meeting him on the set of House M.D. The duo engaged on December 23, 2006. she was proposed by him at Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. They separated in August 2007.

  • Amaury Nolasco (2009-2012) – Puerto Rican actor, Amaury Nolasco and Morrison were an item from January 2009 to May 2012.
  • Sebastian Stan (2012-2013) – This time, it is a Romanian actor, Sebastian Stan. They met on the set of Once Upon a Time and commenced dating in May 2012. The relationship ended after a year in July 2013.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 5½ inches
  • In centimeters – 166 cm
  • In meters – 1.66 m


  • In Kilograms – 52 kg
  • In Pounds – 115 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-24-33
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 33 inches
  • Bra Size – 32A

Body Build


Hair Color


Eye Color


Dress Size

Her dress size is 3 (US).

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.

Professional Statistics

Best Known For

Playing the lead role as Emma Swan in the ABC’s fairy tale drama TV series Once Upon a Time since 2011, and Dr. Allison Cameron in Fox’s medical drama TV series House from 2004 to 2012.

Film Debut

Jennifer appeared in the 1994 movie Intersection for her role as Meaghan Eastman.

Television Debut

In 2001, Morrison played the role as Gwen in the science fiction TV series The Chronicle in an episode entitled “Let Sleeping Dogs Fry”.

Brand Endorsements

She was a child model and appeared in several commercials such as Kellogg’s Rice Krispies, Mondo, Verizon, Bengay, ADT and others. Morrison also appeared in print adverts such as for JCPenney and Montgomery Ward.

Distinctive Features

High Cheekbones

Jennifer Morrison Favorite

  • Favorite Ice Cream – Ben and Jerry’s Half Baked
  • Favorite Cuisine – Italian
  • Favorite TV Shows – Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (2003-2012), Battlestar Galactica (2004-2009), The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986-2011), Planet Earth (2006-)
  • Favorite Vacation Location – Lake Como in Italy
  • Favorite Pet – Her dog, Ava
  • Favorite Movie – Bicycle Thieves (1948)
  • Favorite Books – The Great Gatsby (By F. Scott Fitzgerald), East of Eden (By John Steinbeck)
  • Favorite Color – Changes daily
  • Favorite Restaurant – Italian Kitchen in Vancouver, Madeo in LA, Pace in LA

Jennifer Morrison Net Worth

Jennifer Morrison’s net worth has accumulated to approximately $9 million dollars.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jennifer Morrison

  • Her parents had worked in the same high school from where she graduated.
  • She was a cheerleader in her high school.
  • In 2003, her dad was named as “Teacher of the Year” by Illinois State Board of Education.
  • She had done 13 episodes in the famous sitcom “How I Met Your Mother”.
  • In 2007, she voiced the role of Kirce James in the video game “Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars”.
  • If she weren’t into acting, she would have been into teaching line, just because both of her parents were into that field and Jennifer, herself has taught dancing, theater, and acting.
  • Her favorite way to relax is to clean the things. She feels less stressed if her fridge is organized.
  • If allowed, she can eat a cold pizza every day in the breakfast.
  • She had played musical instruments such as clarinet and piano in her high school.
  • She had also made herself to Sports Illustrated for Kids in May 1992. She was featured along with basketball player Michael Jordan.
  • Morrison was featured in the music video of Nick Lachey‘s “Shut Up”.
  • In 2011, Morrison appeared in Warrior, a film about two estranged brothers who enter a mixed martial arts tournament and are forced to confront their struggling relationship with each other and with their father.
  • In April 2016, Morrison launched her own film production company, Apartment 3C Productions, named after the apartment she shared with her friends during her time at Loyola University Chicago.
  •  In 2017, she made her feature film directorial debut with Sun Dogs, starring Michael Angarano, Melissa Benoist and Allison Janney.


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