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Jessica Batten Welcomes Her First Child! Who is Her Husband? Estimated Age and Net Worth 2023

Jessica Batten Welcomes Her First Child! Who is Her Husband? Estimated Age and Net Worth 2023

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Jessica Batten, an American television personality is in the media spotlight after appearing in the first season of the Netflix reality tv show, Love is Blind. She became a chapter of discussion after giving birth to her first son in her late 30s.

She got the opportunity to appear on national television for the very first time in 2020. Her link with two guys in the show made her prominent in the tv industry. 

Early Life of Jessica Batten

Jessica Batten entered this universe on June 26, 1984, in Rockville, Illinois, USA. Her age is 39 and her horoscope is Cancer. Batten loves to celebrate her birthday every June 26 with her friends and family. Her parents are Jeff Batten (father) and Julie Batten (mother).

Jessica with her garndmother
Caption: Jessica with her grandmother (Sorce: Instagram)

Her father dumped her mother when Jessica was on her mother’s tummy. She spent her childhood with two siblings and one of them is Jeffrey Batten. Batten holds American nationality and belongs to a white ethnic background. She is Christianity religion. She graduated holding a degree in technology from Illinois State University. 

Jessica Batten’s Husband

Her husband is Benjamin McGrath, a foot and ankle surgeon. They met during covid pandemic and started dating each other. They got engaged at Akash Winery in Temecula, California in September 2021.

Jessica with her husband
Caption: Jessica with her husband (Source: Instagram)

Jessica and Ben exchanged their wedding vows in an intimate ceremony at a historic Santa Barbara courthouse on 24th August 2022.

Past Relationships of Jessica Batten

She was involved with a guy named, Mark Cuevas during her appearance at Love is Blind. Mark is a fitness trainer. She was 10 years elder than Mark and sued to bring up her age difference frequently in the show. After meeting Mark for the first time face to face she found him completely different than her love interest.

Jessica with her ex-boyfriend
Caption: Jessica with her ex-boyfriend (Source: TODAY)

Even though she wasn’t not interested in him she said yes to his marriage proposal in 2020. After visiting his apartment, Jessica revealed that Mark didn’t want to have a family but she lied about Mark’s views on it. During her appearance on a special episode of Love Is Blind: After The Altar, she left Mark at the altar because she felt like an idiot. Mark also found out that she likes another guy, Matt Barnett.

Jessica Batten Welcomes Her First Baby

Batten and her husband welcomed a son, Dax Batten on June 9, 2023. Jessica was also raising two children from her husband’s previous relationship. The names of her stepchildren are Ethan McGrath and Poppy McGrath.

Jessica with her son
Caption: Jessica with her son (Source: Instagram)

Jessica Batten’s Net Worth

As of 2023, Jessica has an estimated net worth of $400k which she earned as a television personality and model. She is endorsed with the Healthy Crunch band.

Jessica in her house
Caption: Jessica in her house (Source: Instagram)

Jessica Chastain accused of Hypocrisy

When Jessica was co-producing the movie Eve and worked with the director, Matthew Newton she earned the title of a hypocrite. Jessica always stands for gender equality and after working with Newton who has two charges of assault from his ex-fiance she was accused of hypocrisy. She said in an interview with The Feed:

“I’ve always made choices, in all the work that I’ve done, to make sure that on any film set that I’m working with people that there isn’t a question about whether or not abuse has taken place, It’s very important to me that I practise what I preach, and that my actions follow my words.”

Jessica Batten faced backlash on social media

When she said No, I don’t in an alter with mark, she started getting backlash from social sites. people started calling her an alcoholic, insured,  and desperate woman and in response, she talked with Refinery29 with tears:

“It’s been really rough, My dad’s actually on Instagram, which is the worst part. I am 35 years old. I don’t really care about people on social media, but someone told me to go kill myself and my dad saw. It’s the worst part.”

She continued:

“I was beside myself, devastated and all the while cameras were rolling, Fortunately, she made it through the surgery but they were certain she couldn’t overcome the post-trauma. Every night after working and filming my struggles with whether Love was blind or not, I would go lay with her in the ICU cage and every night I thought would be the last time I would see my pretty girl. This went on for ten days.”

Jessica Batten Hosted a Love Is Blind Emmys Party

After receiving a nomination two times at Emmy Awards, she invited all of her Love Is Blind colleagues to party in her home. She posted a few pictures of the party on her social sites saying:

“I never thought I’d be celebrating this show, As time goes on, I realize all of my experiences whether good or bad set me up to receive and appreciate what life has to offer down the line — at the right time.If something horrible happens to make you feel like your life is over, you’re finished, done, whatever it is…There is more, Memorialize it, throw it a damn party (responsibly of course) — and keep going.”

Professional Career of Jessica Batten

  • Jessica is working at Box’s IBM Alliance as a Sales Manager since 2019.
  • Then, she became a regional manager after promotion.
  • She became a part of the Netflix reality shows, Love Is Blind in 2020.
Jessica in the frame
Caption: Jessica in the frame (Source: Instagram)
  • Jessica also collaborated with Melinda Melrose and Harry Jowsey.
  • She appeared on Netflix’s YouTube channel, TUDUM.
  • She is a social media influencer and often posts about her personal life via Instagram.
  • Batten competed in the Chicago Bank of America Marathon in 2019.

TV Shows

She appeared in tv shows like IMDb Originals, Love Is Blind: After The Altar, and Love Is Blind.

FAQs of Jessica Batten

How tall is Jessica Batten?

Jessica has a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall. She has a body weight of 60kg. Jessica has a body measurement of 34-26-35 inches. Her eyes are hazel in color and her hair is blonde.

Does Jessica Batten have a podcast?

Yes, Jessica has a podcast. She runs a podcast on her youtube channel named, Unsettled.

Did Jessica Batten judge fellow contestant relationship?

Yes, she judged the relationship between Amber and Barnett. She had a love interest with Barnett so she used to address their relationship negatively and often told that they were in lust than in love.

Did Jessica Batten give wine to her dog?

Yes, she gave wine to her dog. Her dog Payton is a breed golden retriever. Her dog loves wine but when she was confronted about it she said:

“I have never done that. I won’t do that again. I love my dog more than anything, and that was not something I would ever recommend anyone to do.”