Born and raised in Guildford, Connecticut, Jennifer Westfeldt is an American actress famous for her work on Kissing Jessica Stein and Friends with Kids. Besides, she also co-wrote and starred in an Off-Broadway play Lipschtick.
Jennifer Westfeldt was born on February 2, 1970, in Guilford, Connecticut, the United States under the birth sign Aquarius. As per her nationality, she is American and belongs to white ethnicity.
She was born to Constance “Connie” (née Meyers), a therapist, and Patrick McLoskey Westfeldt, Jr., an electrical engineer.
Furthermore, Jennifer attended and graduated from Guilford High School. Later she attended Yale University where she sang with a cappella group Redhot & Blue.
Jennifer Westfield is possibly single at the moment. She has kept her personal life secret from the media which made us difficult to keep track of her dating life. She is very busy with her career and spending her time with friends and family.
However, before she went to the single status she was in a relationship with actor Jon Hamm.
The duo even owned homes in Los Angeles and the Upper West Side in New York City. Furthermore, during an interview, Hamm stated:
“We may not be a piece of paper that says we’re husband and wife, but after 10 years, Jennifer is more than just a girlfriend. What we have is much deeper and we both know that. To me, people [should] get married when they’re ready to have kids, which I’m not ruling out”.
They also formed their own production company Points West Pictures. While everyone thought that the couple might get married soon, they all shocked the fans when they announce their break up in 2015. The reason behind their separation is still a mystery.
Westfield has not revealed any information about her net worth. However, as an actor, she has appeared in many television series and movies as per the sources, she has accumulated around $500,000 as her net worth.
According to the source, the average salary of an actress/actor is around $50,364 with a median bonus of $1,015. Their salaries can be affected by their acting skills.
Talking about her career, she began her acting journey as a New York-based theater actor and has starred in over 25 Off-Broadway and regional productions. Besides acting, she has also co-written and starred in an Off-Broadway play with Heather Juergensen called “Lipschtick“.
Later she landed in television series and movies. Her debut television series was as Melissa in 1998, “Two Guys, a Girl, and a Pizza Place“. On the same year, she portrayed the role as Kelly O’Malley in “Holding the Baby” from 1998-2001.
Until now she has played her role in numerous television series including, Number3rs, Wainy Days, 24, Martha Speaks, Children’s Hospital, Judging Amy, Snoops and many more.
Her debut movie was on “See Jane Run” in 2001. The same year she appeared on another movie as Jessica Stein on “Kissing Jessica Stein“. Some of her top movies include 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover, Keep Your Distance, Ira & Abby, 10 Crosby, Lemon, and Circus Kids.