Born and raised in New Jersey, Jessica Hecht is an American actress and singer who came into limelight for her portrayal of Gretchen Schwartz on the AMC series Breaking Bad. Also, she is widely popular as a Broadway actor and appeared in many theater shows. Currently, she is married to
The American actress was born on June 28, 1965, in Princeton, New Jersey, United States. She was born to physicist Robert Hecht and psychotherapist Lenore. As for siblings, she has an elder sister, Elizabeth Hecht, and stepbrothers; Andrea and Russell.
Hecht belongs to American nationality and white by ethnicity. Her birth sign is Cancer. She along with her parents moved to Bloomfield, Connecticut when she was three.
Her parents divorced shortly and she and her sister lived with their mother and step-father Howard Iger, a psychiatrist when she was twelve.
As for academic qualifications, she received a degree in Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama from NYU Tisch School of the Arts in 1987.
Jessica is a stunning and versatile actress with no less number of fan following. With such popularity, there are many people eyeing her however the gorgeous American actress married movie director Adam Bernstein.
The couple were dating before the marriage and later held the wedding ceremony in 1995. The couple was madly in love with each other. To make the happiness of family double, Jessica gave birth to two kids whose names are Stella Bernstein and Carlo Bernstein.
The pair are together for more than twenty-four years and there is no contradiction between them. The family is now residing in New Jersey and Los Angeles and living a prosperous life.
The 54-year-old charming actress has amassed an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2019, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Her wealth comes from acting in films and television series.
Some of her hit films with their budget and box office collection are given below:
|1||Fair Game||Sue||$22 million||$24.2 million|
|2||The Sitter||Sandy Griffith||$25 million||$34.9 million|
|3||J. Edgar||Emma Goldman||$35 million||$84.9 million|
Furthermore, the average salary of an American actor is a little over $50k. So we can guess that the wage of Jessica must be higher than that of average pay collecting hundreds of thousands of dollars annually. With the millions of dollars as net worth, she lives a lavish life.
Hecht started her professional career as a stage actor in the Classic Stage Company’s play, Othello, where she played the role of Biana in 1990. Since then, she worked in nineteen other theater shows like Stop Kiss (1998), After the Fall (2004), A View From the Bridge (2010), King Lear (2014) and many more.
Likewise, she made an on-screen debut with the TV series Seinfeld as Lindsay in 1994. Other TV series, she starred includes Friends (1994-2000), Century City (2004), The Good Wife (2010), Limitless (2015), Blindspot (2018), The Loudest Voice (2019) and so on.
Moreover, the gorgeous actress worked in one of the popular series Breaking Bad in 2008. She had a recurring role of Gretchen Schwartz in the series. She worked alongside other popular artists such as Aaron Paul, Bryan Cranston, Jonathan Banks, Kevin Rankin, Anna Gunn, and RJ Mitte.
In addition, Jessica made a film debut in Joe’s Rotten World where she played the role of Annie in 1995. Following then, she appeared in many films like Anarchy TV (1998), Saving Face (2004), Starting Out in the Evening (2007), My Soul to Take (2010), Northern Borders (2013), The Sunlit Night (2019) and others.
Jessica Hecht is an American actress and singer, widely popular for her exceptional works in Whatever Works, Friends, Stay and Breaking Bad.
Jessica Hecht is 54 years old as of 2019.
Jessica Hecht is 5 feet 8 inches or 173 cms.
Jessica Hecht has a net worth of $3 million as of 2019.