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Ethnicity of Jennifer Connelly, Bio, Age, Net Worth, Husband, Child, Height

Ethnicity of Jennifer Connelly, Bio, Age, Net Worth, Husband, Child, Height

Facts of Jennifer Connelly

Full Name:Jennifer Connelly
Birth Date:December 12, 1970
Age:53 years
Country:United States
Height: 5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)
HusbandPaul Bettany
MarriedPaul Bettany
Break UpBilly Campbell, David Dugan, Josh Charles, Billy Crudup, Dweezil Zappa, Russell Crowe, Don Johnson
Net Worth$50 million
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Birth PlaceNew York
GrandparentsJacob, Leah
EducationYale University, Yale University
FatherGerard Connelly
MotherEileen Connelly
SiblingsKevin, and Tim Connelly
KidsKai Dugan, Stellan Bettany, Agnes Lark Bettany
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American actress Jennifer Connelly rose to popularity after she did her acting debut in the 1984 crime film Once Upon a Time in America. Additionally, she has begun her career as a child model before her movie debut. 

How old is Jennifer Connelly?

Jennifer Connelly opened her eyes to this world on December 12, 1970, in Cairo, New York in the United States of America. This makes Jennifer 51 years old as of now. Jennifer celebrates her birthday every December 12 with her friends and family. By birth, the full name of Connelly is Jennifer Lynn Connelly. According to her date of birth, she falls under the Sagittarius sun sign. The name of her father is Gerard Connelly and the name of her mother is Eileen Connelly.

Childhood photo of Jennifer Connelly
Caption: Childhood photo of Jennifer Connelly (Photo: Zoombola)

Her father was a clothing manufacturer and her mother was an antique dealer. She has two brothers, Kevin, and Tim Connelly. One of her brothers is an actor while the other one is a police officer. The name of her maternal grandfather is Jacob and the name of her maternal grandmother is Leah. Jennifer holds the nationality of the American and belongs to the mixed ethnic background of Jewish, Irish, and Norwegian. Likewise, she has faith and belief in the Christian religion.

What ethnicity is Jennifer Connelly?

The father of Jennifer is Catholic of Irish descent. On the other hand, her mother of Jennifer is Jewish. She was educated at a yeshiva.

Where did Jennifer Connelly go to college?

Jennifer went to Yeshiva and later she enrolled herself at Saint Ann’s private school of Arts in Brooklyn. She has also got the knowledge from the School of Rock as well. For her university study, she enrolled herself at Yale University. She studied English literature there. After studying at Yale for two years she admitted herself to Stanford University.  She studied drama there.

Are Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany still married?

Jennifer is living a conjugal life currently. The name of her husband is Paul Bettany. The pair tier their marriage knot in January of the year 2003 in a secret family ceremony in Scotland. The couple met each other for the first time when Jennifer was working on A Beautiful Mind.

Jennifer Connelly with her husband
Caption: Jennifer Connelly with her husband (Photo: People)

The pairs together share two children with each other. They are the parents of one son and one daughter. As of now, they are living together. They are seen attending many events together with each other.

Past Relationships of Jennifer Connelly

Before tieing her marriage knot with Paul, Jennifer hs linked with many guys in her past days. The very first romantic relationship of her was with Billy Campbell who is an actor by his profession. They met each other while they were shooting The Rocketeer. The duo dated each other for 5 years long period of time and they broke up with each other in the year 1996.

Jennifer Connelly with David Dugan
Caption: Jennifer Connelly with David Dugan (Photo: Getty Image)

After that, she started dating photographer David Dugan. With the photographer, she shares one son as well. After that, she even dated Josh Charles in the year 1997 and eventually broke up in the year 2001. Additionally, she even dated Billy Crudup in the year 1996. In the year 1990, she was in a relationship with Dweezil Zappa as well. She was also rumored to have hooked up with Russell Crowe in the year 2002 and Don Johnson in the year 1989.

Is Jennifer Connelly a mother?

Jennifer is the mother of the two adorable children. She shares one daughter and one son with her beloved husband. The name of the children with her husband is Stellan Bettany and Agnes Lark Bettany. Her son of Jennifer was born in the year 2003.

Jennifer Connelly with her daughter
Caption: Jennifer Connelly with her daughter (Photo: Pinterest)

Likewise, her daughter of Connelly was born in the year 2011. From the past relationship with her boyfriend photographer David Dugan, she has one son named Kai Dugan who was born in the year 1997.

How much is Jennifer Connelly’s Net Worth?

As of 2022, Jennifer has an estimated net worth of $50 million approximately. The primary source of income for her net worth is her acting career. The production team plays a very handsome amount of money for her work on any projects. For the Hulk, she got a salary of $1.5 million for her role as Snowpiercer.

Jennifer Connelly with her car
Caption: Jennifer Connelly with her car (Photo: Twitter)

The average salary of a female actress in the United States is around $218,000. So, we can assume that Jennifer also makes the money near that average salary annually.

Where does Jennifer Connelly live?

Jennifer and her husband are currently living in Brooklyn, New York in the United States of America. The couple has bought an 1840s Greek Revival townhouse in Brooklyn Heights worth $15.5 million. From the year 2003 to 2008, the duo used to have a lavish Park Slope mansion at 17 Prospect Park West.

Are Kevin and Jennifer Connelly related?

No, Kevin Connolly and Jennifer are not related to each other. They have different surnames, Kevin has Connolly and Jennifer has Connelly. Besides that Jennifer is an American actress and Kevin is an actor. This is the only common thing they relate to each other.

What is the Height of Jennifer Connelly?

Jennifer stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall. She has a body weight of 54kgs. Moreover, she has an attractive pair of brown color eyes and dark brown color hair naturally. The body measurements of her body are 38-26-37 inches.

Is Jennifer Connelly a vegan?

Jennifer was a vegan for a long period of time. After she became pregnant she end her vegan diet. She said:

“I’d been vegan for many years, and then all of a sudden when I was pregnant with Kai, I wanted a turkey burger. That was the end of my being vegan.”

Is Jennifer Connelly involved in charity work?

Jennifer has involved herself in many charity works till now. She has joined Save the Children as an Artist Ambassador to support children in need in the United States and around the globe. The global humanitarian agency has revealed the news of Connelly joining this work at its fourth biennial Celebration of Hope charity event in Greenwich.

Additionally, she has also made her appearance in the advertisement highlighting the global need for clean water, and sought donations for Africans, and Indian as well.

Where is Jennifer Connelly today?

Jennifer is spending her most of time nowadays with her three children. After she got married she and her husband are taking off time from the projects. She said:

“I got to spend the whole year with my kids and my husband,”

Professional Career of Jennifer Connelly

  • Jennifer started to work in the modeling industry when she was in her early teen’s age.
  • After she worked as a model she started working for the television commercials s as well.
  • She played the role of Sergio Leone in her debut movie titled Once Upon a Time in America in the year 1984.
  • Since then she has made appearances in many movies in her career till now.
Jennifer Connelly in the poster
Caption: Jennifer Connelly in the poster (Photo: Celeb Mafia)
  • Some of the movies that she has paid are Seven Minutes in Heaven and Phenomena (1985), Some Girls (1988), The Hot Spot (1990), Walking the Dead, Pollock (2000), and so on.
  • Additionally, Connelly has also made her appearance in the TV Series a well.
  • Some of the TV Series that she has worked with are Tales of the Unexpected, The heart of Justice, The Street, and Snowpiercer. 

Awards of Jennifer Connelly

  • Jennifer has won many awards in her acting career.
  • In the year 2002, She got the award of the Academy Award for Best Actress in supporting.
  • Likewise, in the same year, she got  Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress.
  • She is also the winner of the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress as well.
  • Connelly also got the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting award in the year 2002.
  • Moreover, she is the winner of the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress award.