Jennifer Connelly Bio, Career, Education, Age, Spouse, Kids and Net Worth

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  1. What does Jennifer Connellydo for a living?
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  5. Does Jennifer Connelly have any children?
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Who is Jennifer Connelly?

Jennifer Connelly ( Jennifer Lynn Connelly) is an American actress and model. Jennifer started her modeling career while she was still young, appearing in different magazines, newspapers, and television advertising. After that, she joined  acting career.


She began her career in 1984 with a crime film known as Once Upon a Time in America. Jennifer was modeling and at the same time acting, where she starred in numerous films including a horror film titled Phenomena created in 1985. After that, she was featured in a musical fantasy film Labyrinth in 1986. In 1991 she starred a romantic comedy titled Career Opportunity and the same year she starred in a superhero film, The Rocketeer. She garnered praises for her work in the science fiction film Dark City in 1998. She had a role as a drug addict in Darren Aronofsky’s 2000 drama Requiem for a dream.

In 2001, she won the 74th Academy Award for the Best Supporting Actress for her role as Alicia Nash in Ron Howard’s biopic A Beautiful Mind. Most of her credit came from different films such as the Marvel superhero film Hulk which she played in 2003. In the film Hulk, she was playing the role of Bruce Banner’s Love interest Betty Ross. She was featured in a horror film in 2005 titled Dark Water and after she the drama Blood diamond in 2006. Blood diamond and little children’s film was nominated for multiple Academy Awards. Moreover, in 2007 she was featured in a drama known as Reservation Road with Joaquin Phoenix and Mark Ruffalo.

In 2008 she portrayed astrobiologist Helen Benson together with Keanu Reeve a fiction film The Day The Stood Still which was a 1951 remake film. After that she got a role in aromatic comedy He’s Just Not That Into You. Furthermore, the film also featured Jenniffer Aniston and Ginnifer Goodwin. She received critical acclaim from different magazines for her portrayal. Still, in 2009, she was featured in a costume drama called Creation where she had a role as Emma Darwin Wife of Charles Darwin.

A Photo of Jennifer Connelly
A Photo of Jennifer Connelly

Recent Career

Connelly plays Virginia, a mentally ill woman who has a 20-year romance with the local sheriff. Connelly called the film “completely different” and “very intimate.”The film had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 15, 2010. It was revealed that it would be released in small quantities in May 2012. Connelly was asked for advice by the director.

In 2011, Connelly was featured in Ron Howard’s comedy The Dilemma with Vince Vaughn. However, a review by the Austin Chronicle stated that “Vaughn is a nail in the coffin, and his good performance on every guy is aided by Connelly’s ever-present thriller, the film is open to a negative review by Variety magazine.”

Connelly, despite being a relaxed and natural shadow, seems his next project, George Ratliff’s Salvation Boulevard, premiered during the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. That same year, Connelly recorded an audiobook version of Paul Bowles’ The Sheltering Sky, which included the A-List Collection of, released in March 2012

Jennifer Connelly’s Age

She was born on December 12, 1970, she currently 50 years and she will be turning 51 this coming December in 2021.

Jennifer Connelly’s Family


She was born in Cairo New York, in the Catskill Mountains to Ilene and Gerald Connelly. Her mother was an antique dealer while her father was a manufacturer. Her mother was Jewish while her father was Irish.


She doesn’t have any known sibling at the moment but we will update it sooner.

Jennifer Connelly’s Education

Having grown up in Brooklyn Height Jennifer attended Saint Ann’s which was a private school and specialized in art. After Highschool she joined Yale Unversity in 1998 where she majored in English literature.

Jennifer Connelly’s Spouse

Currently, she is married to Paul Bettany. The two tied the knot back in 2003 and they have been together for 18 years up to date.

Jennifer Connelly’s Children

The couple has been blessed with three kids, Kai Dugan, Agnes Lark Bettany Stellan Bettany.

Jennifer Connelly’s Height

She stands at 5ft and 7inches, she weighs 54kg(119 lbs)

Jennifer Connelly’s Net Worth

She has a net worth of $ 50 Million.