Jessica Biel Net Worth, Wiki, Background, Education, Career Highlights, Songs, Popularity, Philanthropy and Personal Life

Published Date   31st Aug. 2017, 22:43 pm
Jessica Biel Net Worth, Wiki, Background, Education, Career Highlights, Songs, Popularity, Philanthropy and Personal Life
Quick Info
Birth Name:Jessica Claire Biel
Nationality:American
Net Worth:$18 million




Jessica Biel net worth escalated as she became a renowned actress, model and producer through her works at popular movies and award-winning performances.

Synopsis

Jessica Biel started her career as a vocalist appearing in musical productions. She later became the cast of drama series 7th Heaven. Jessica Biel net worth rose as she gained fame through the The WB Channel longest series 7th Heaven. Biel has won Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actress for Ulee’s Gold. Currently, she is working as executive producer and title character of The Sinner.

Background and Education

Jessica Biel was born Jessica Claire Biel on March 3, 1982 in Ely, Minnesota in the United States. Her father Jonathan Biel is a business consultant and General Electric worker, while her mother Kimberly is a spiritual leader. Biel learned that her paternal great-grandfather was the son of Hungarian Jewish immigrant on the show Who Do You Think You Are? She is an American and has German, French, English and Irish ancestry.

Biel grew up with her three years’ younger brother, Justin. He launched and runs eco-accessory line BARE. When she was a child, her family relocated a lot living in Texas, Illinois and Connecticut. Finally, they settled in Boulder, Colorado. She then went to Fairview High School. As a child, she played soccer and trained as gymnast. She later attended Tufts University in Massachusetts.

Early Career Highlights

Jessica Biel initially received vocal training. When she was 9 nine years old, she appeared in a number of musical productions and played lead roles. At 11, Biel participated in a competition in Los Angeles, sponsored by The International Modeling and Talent Association. Consequently, Jessica Biel net worth grew as she got an agent and professional talent manager.

Soon, Biel started modeling for print ads and commercials for products like Pringles and Dulux Paint. Later, Jessica Biel net worth increased after acquiring lead role in musical film It’s a Digital World. It did not take her long to land the role as Mary Camden in family drama 7th Heaven.

She then appeared as Peter Fonda’s granddaughter in drama Ulee’s Gold (1997). The drama earned critical acclamation and Jessica Biel earned Young Artist Award. The following year, she co-starred in I’ll Be Home for Christmas with Jonathan Taylor Thomas. She starred in film The Rules of Attraction (2002), which became a box office hit.

Prominence in Acting

As the time passed, Jessica Biel net worth increased. She is the cast of her first top-billing role in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. It gained mixed review but successfully grossed $80 million in the US. Her another high grossing movie is Blade: Trinity. Until 2005, she appeared in a number of movies like Cellular, London, Stealth and Elizabethtown.

In 2006, Biel played duchess in The Illusionist with Edward Norton and Paul Giamatti, where she earned praise for her performance. She played Iraq War veteran in Home of the Brave (2006) and a stripper in Powder Blue (2007). Similarly, in 2008, she was working on political satire Nailed which released in 2015 only. Biel says it was an experience worth having for playing the role of a woman who travels to Washington D.C. to fight for better health care.

Jessica Biel net worth hiked as critics praised her for her performance in Easy Virtue (2008). In 2010, Biel starred in Valentine’s Day and The A-Team, as Capt. Charissa Sosa. The following year, she appeared in New Year’s Eve and starred in Total Recall in 2012.

Recent Projects

She starred in 2013 thriller film Emanuel and the Truth About Fishes. In 2015, she landed a role of yoga instructor in independent drama Bleeding Heart. Further, she starred in The A-Team (2014), The Blunderer and animated film Spark (2016). She demonstrated her versatility playing emotionally unstable wife in A Kind of Murder (2016) and introverted architect in The Book of Love (2016).

In 2017, she appeared in USA Network’s The Sinner in the lead role, Cora Tannetti. Biel herself is the executive producer of the murder mystery.

Photo Shoot and Songs

Jessica Biel net worth accelerated as she got an offer from Gear to pose for a risqué photo. She was 17 at the time. The photo appeared in March, 2000. After seeing the photo, producers of 7th Heaven got outraged and brought up legal action against Gear. Biel also claimed that Gear posted different photo than they showed her. She expressed her regret for the shoot and felt used.

Biel performed a couple of songs for her film Easy Virtue. The songs are “Mad About the Boy” and “When the Going Gets Tough”. She has voiced in animated film Planet 51 and performed in Guys and Dolls during 2008 season.

Recognition and Popularity

The magazine Esquire named her “Sexiest Woman Alive” in 2005. Similarly, Todd McCarthy of Variety praised Biel as “entirely stunning enough to fight to the death over”. Stuff magazine ranked her #1 in their “100 Sexiest Women” list. Jessica Biel net worth elevated along with her recognition and popularity through her performance.

Moreover, Richard Lawson of Vanity Fair commented positively about Biel. He stated, “Biel plays May with appealing nuance, creating a low-key, bliss-based Angeleno, all light and airy and gentle and poised”. Clayton Davis of AwardsCircuit.com wrote in appraisal of Biel, “Biel excels in her ability to find the very motivation of May”.

Philanthropy and Advocacy

In 2006, Jessica Biel participated in fundraising event for Colorado teen, Molly Bloom, who was injured in a limousine accident. She had lunch with John Schiffner who bid $30,000 which went to fund. In 2010, Biel with the United Nations Foundation members climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro with a motive of raising awareness of global water crisis. Additionally, she worked with WomanCare Global to educate girls on sexual education.

Personal Life and Relationships

She started off-screen relationship with her cast mate of 7th Heaven, Adam LaVorgna from 1998 to 2001. Later, she dated actor Chris Evans from 2001 to 2006, however, they went off and on throughout the duration of their dating.

From the beginning of 2007, she dated actor and singer Justin Timberlake. The couple worked perfectly fine. Therefore, they engaged in December of 2011 and married on October 19, 2012 at Borgo Egnazia resort in Fasano, Italy. The couple is still together and has a son, Silas Randall Timberlake, born in 2015.

Salary and Net Worth

The versatile and promiscuous actress, Jessica Biel net worth raised due to her brilliance in acting career. She has amassed good amount through her work as a model, actress and a producer. According to the sources, Jessica Biel net worth is $18 million.

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