Jessica Collins is an American actress. She is best known for portraying Dinah Lee Mayberry on the ABC soap opera Loving and Avery Bailey Clark on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless. Jessica also starred as Meredith Davies on Fox’s Tru Calling and appeared in recurring and guest roles in many other shows. In 2011, Collins returned to soaps with a role as Avery Bailey Clark on CBS’s The Young and the Restless.
Jessica Lynn Capogna
Birthday / Date of Birth
Jessica Collins was born on the 1st of April 1971, in Schenectady, New York, United States.
She’s currently 49 years old.
Los Angeles, California, United States
She has Italian, Irish, French, Polish and English ancestry.
Jessica attended Amsterdam High School in Amsterdam, New York. Collins later attended London’s Royal National Theatre Studio and the Howard Fine Acting Studio in Los Angeles. She has also done an honors from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts.
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – Eileen
- Siblings – Zachary Capogna (Younger Brother), Chad Capogna (Younger Brother), Justin Capogna (Younger Brother), Olivia Capogna (Younger Sister)
- Relatives – Ray Cooney (Father-In-Law), Linda Cooney (Mother-In-Law), Bob (Uncle)
Boyfriend / Spouse
Jessica Collins has dated –
- Robert Tyler (1996-2002) – Collins married Robert Tyler, her co-star from Loving, on November 11, 1996. The couple divorced February 15, 2002, citing irreconcilable differences.
- Michael Cooney (2014-Present) – Jessica and Michael married each other in 2016 and have a daughter together named Jemma Kate Collins Cooney.
- In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
- In centimeters – 170 cm
- In meters – 1.7 m
- In Kilograms – 58 kg
- In Pounds – 127 lbs
- Measurements – 35-26-36
- Bust – 35 inches
- Waist – 26 inches
- Hip – 36 inches
- Bra Size – 34B
She wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 6 (US).
Jessica is best known for portraying Dinah Lee Mayberry on the ABC soap opera Loving (1991–1994) and Avery Bailey Clark on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless (2011–2015).
In 1996, Jessica made her theatrical film debut as Dr. Tina Reeves in the film, Leprechaun 4: In Space.
In 1991, Collins landed her first role in television by appearing as Dinah Lee Mayberry in ABC daytime soap opera Loving.
Jessica Collins Favorites
- Favorite Actor – Christian Bale, Henry Cavill
- Favorite Actress – Julia Roberts
- Favorite Singer – Miley Cyrus
- Favorite TV Show – Game of Thrones
- Favorite Color – Pink
- Favorite Food – Spaghetti
Jessica Collins Net worth
Jessica Collins has an estimated net worth of $4 million dollars as of 2020.
Social Media Profiles
Some Lesser Known Facts About Jessica Collins
- Jessica studied acting at the prestigious Juilliard School for theatre, where she performed in productions of Macbeth and The Three Sisters.
- She was selected to attend an elite acting program at the British American Drama Academy in Oxford, England.
- In 1988, Jessica won the title Miss New York Teen USA and was the first runner-up for the Miss Teen USA Pageant in that same year.
- In 2011, Collins returned to soaps with a role as Avery Bailey Clark on CBS’s The Young and the Restless.
- Jessica is also a celebrity chef and runs her own cooking website.
- In February 2019, Collins joined the cast of the episode entitled Cracker Jack of the upcoming Netflix anthology series Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings.