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.

Birth Name

Jessica Lynn Capogna







Personal Life

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

Sun Sign




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.


Family Details

  • 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)

Marital Status


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.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 170 cm
  • In meters – 1.7 m


  • In Kilograms – 58 kg
  • In Pounds – 127 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 35-26-36
  • Bust – 35 inches
  • Waist – 26 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 34B

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

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).

Film Debut

In 1996, Jessica made her theatrical film debut as Dr. Tina Reeves in the film, Leprechaun 4: In Space.

Television Debut

In 1991, Collins landed her first role in television by appearing as Dinah Lee Mayberry in ABC daytime soap opera Loving.

Jessica Collins Favorites

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.


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