Keri Russell is an American actress and dancer. She came to fame for portraying the title role of Felicity Porter on the WB drama series, Felicity for which she won a  Golden Globe Award. Russell starred as KGB agent Elizabeth Jennings on the FX spy thriller series The Americans for which she was nominated for Primetime Emmy and  Golden Globe awards.

Birth Name

Keri Lynn Russell


Care Bear


Actress, Dancer



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Keri Russell was born on the 23rd of March 1976, in Fountain Valley, California, United States.


She’s currently 44 years old.

Sun Sign




She has English and little bit of German, Dutch, German-Swiss, Manx (Isle of Man), Northern Irish and Danish ancestry.




Keri went to Cypress Creek High School in Orlando, Florida. She finally attended  Highlands Ranch High School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.

Family Details

  • Father – David Russell (Nissan Motors executive)
  • Mother – Stephanie (née Stephens) (Homemaker)
  • Siblings – Todd Russell (Older Brother), Julie Russell (Younger Sister)

Marital Status



Boyfriend / Spouse

Keri Russell has dated –

  • Joseph Lawrence (1994) – In 1994, Keri, then dated actor Joseph Lawrence for couple of months. They started dating in August 1994 and called it quits in December 1994.
  • Scott Speedman (1999-2001) – In 1999,  Russell, then met Canadian actor Scott Speedman on the set of Felicity. They dated for two years until 2001.
  • Shane Deary (2005-2013) – In 2006, Russell became engaged to Shane Deary, a Brooklyn-based contractor she met through mutual friends. The couple married in New York on February 14, 2007. They have two children together: a son born in 2007 and a daughter born in 2011. Russell and Deary separated in mid-2013.

  • Matthew Rhys (2013-Present) – In 2014, Russell has been in a relationship with her co-star in The Americans, Matthew Rhys. They have a son, born in 2016.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 4 inches
  • In centimeters – 163 cm
  • In meters – 1.63 m


  • In Kilograms – 53 kg
  • In Pounds – 117 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 33-25-34
  • Bust – 33 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Keri known to fame for portraying the title role of Felicity Porter on the WB drama series,  Felicity, for which she won a Golden Globe Award. In 2017, she received a star on the  Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Film Debut

In 1992, Keri made her first debut with science-fiction family film Honey, I Blew Up the Kid, Directed by Randal Kleiser, for her role as Mandy Park.

Television Debut

In 1991 to 1993, Keri landed her first role in television by appearing as herself in variety television show The Mickey Mouse Club which aired on the Disney Channel.

Brand Endorsements

In 1994, she appeared in J.C. Penney TV commercial and later appeared in the print ad of CoverGirl cosmetics.

Keri Russell Favorites

Her favorite things are unknown.

Keri Russell Net worth

Keri Russell has an estimated net worth of $8 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

She doesn’t have any personal social media account.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Keri Russell

  • Keri was nominated for Primetime Emmy and Golden Globe awards.
  • Keri appeared as the other woman in Bon Jovi’s music video, Always.
  • In 1996, she had a role on the short-lived soap opera series, Malibu Shores that aired on Saturday Night.
  • In 1997, she appeared in fantasy adventure television series, Roar which aired on the Fox network.
  • In 1998, Keri starred as the title character on the successful WB Network series, Felicity.
  • In 2005, she had worked in romantic comedy and drama film, The Upside of Anger written and directed by Mike Binder and starring Joan Allen, Kevin Costner and Evan Rachel Wood.
  • In 2007, Keri played Melody on the NBC show in comedy television series, Scrubs in which she played the role of Melody O’Harra.
  • In 2010, She portrays role of Emmy Kadubic in comedy television series, Running Wilde.
  • In 2013, Keri starred in the science fiction horror film, Dark Skies written and directed by Scott Stewart
  • In 2014, Keri starred in the science fiction action film, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes directed by Matt Reeves.
  • In 2016, Keri made her acting debut with the film, Free State of Jones in which she played the role of Serena Knight.
  • In July 2018, it was announced Keri had joined the cast of the film, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker as Zorii Bliss.


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