Golden Globe Award-winning actress Jill Susan Eikenberry is popular for her appearances in film, stage, and television. Well, she is best known for her portrayal of lawyer Ann Kelsey on NBC’s L.A. Law for which she has been nominated for five Emmy Awards and four Golden Globe Awards, winning the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Drama series. Besides, she is also popular for her roles in Hide in Plain Sight, Arthur, and The Manhattan Project. Currently, the beautiful actress is married to actor and author, Michael Tucker and has 1 child.
Jill Eikenberry was born in New Haven, Connecticut, the U.S. on January 21, 1947. As per her nationality, Eikenberry is an American by birth and belongs to the White ethnic group. She was born under the star sign of Aquarius.
Regarding her high school and college days, she studied anthropology at Barnard College of Columbia University. While she was in her second year at Barnard College, she auditioned for admission and got enrolled at the Yale School of Drama.
Jill Eikenberry has been married to Michael Tucker since June 18, 1973. The couple met each other a few years back, at the Arena Stage in Washington D.C., during a play titled The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail and Moonchildren where they appeared together.
After a few years of meeting, they finally got married in 1973. They together have a son named Max and a step-daughter, actress Allison Tucker, from Michael’s previous marriage.
Currently, the couple is residing in New York City. As of now, there are no rumors or reports of any conflict in their relationship. They are living a happily married life together.
Jill Eikenberry’s net worth, as of April 2019, is estimated to be $2 million. Furthermore, she summoned the reported amount of net worth from her profession as a successful actress.
She also earns a decent sum of income from her career. Her exact income is not available but she earns on an average of $75,000 per annum from her undertakings in movies, series, and plays.
Her movie titled Something Borrowed did a box office collection of $60.1 million. Similarly, her movie Young Adult did a box office collection of $22.9 million.
Eikenberry started her career as a Broadway actress. Her early drama titles include The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail and Moonchildren. She did other broadways such as All Over Town, her first Broadway debut in 1974 and Uncommon Women and Others.
Eikenberry stepped in the film line with a small role in the movie titled They’ve Killed President Lincoln. She also appeared in other movies like Between the Lines, A Night Full of Rain, Manna From Heaven, and Something Borrowed.
She also acted in many series like Numb3rs, Law & Order, Body of Proof, and Roughing It. Also, her television movies include movies like Assault and Matrimony, The Secret Life of Archie’s Wife, A Town Torn Apart, and Gone in a Heartbeat.
Jill Eikenberry has been nominated for many awards. She won the Golden Globe award in 1989 for the Best Performance by an Actress in a TV series for her role in L.A. Law. Furthermore, she received nominations for other awards like Primetime Emmy and Golden Globe in different years.