Who is Jennifer Tilly? 

Jennifer Tilly is a well-known American actress and poker player who has been seen working actively since the year of 1983.

Quick Info
Full NameJennifer Tilly
Date of Birth16 September 1958
Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California, the U.S.
ParentsHarry Chan, and Patricia
ProfessionActress and Poker player
Age62 years
Height5 feet 6 inches
Net Worth$25 million
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Biography, Family, and Age

Jennifer Tilly, whose real name is Jennifer Ellen Chan was born on 16 September 1958 in Los Angeles, California, the U.S. as a daughter of their father, Harry Chan, and mother, Patricia. Her father was a used car salesman where her mother was a Canadian school teacher and former stage actress. When she was five years old, her parents had divorced. She has three siblings and among them, one is the older brother, Steve, and two younger sisters whose names are Meg and Rebecca. She is 62 years old.


Personal Life

Ex-Husband and Relationships

Before she married Sam Simon in 1984 but later, they divorced in 1991. Since 2004, she is in a relationship with Phil Laak who is a professional poker player.



Jennifer Tilly holds both American and Canadian nationality and belongs to the ethnicity of Chinese, Finnish and Irish. As he was born on 16 September, her zodiac sign is Virgo.


Physical Features

She has got body Measurements of 40-28-38 inches and had black hair with dark brown eyes.


Jennifer Tilly’s height is 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).


Jennifer Tilly’s weight is 64 kg.


Early Life and Education

Earlier, after her parents divorced, she was raised by her mother and stepfather whose name is John Ward. Later, when she turned the age of 16, her mother and her stepfather decided to divorce. For her education, he went to attend Belmont High School after she moved to Victoria. Later, she completed her Bachelor of Arts degree from Stephens College.


Social Media: Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

Jennifer Tilly has an Instagram account with the tag name (“@jennifertilly”), where she has 303k followers. She also has a Twitter account with the tag name (“@JenniferTilly”), where she has 119.2 K followers.



Television Shows

Jennifer Tilly, started her career after she had been cast as Laurie on an American sitcom television series “Oh Madeline” in 1983. After that, she was seen appearing as Sonia on an American drama television series “Boone” in the same year. Later, she was seen playing the role of Shannon Winters on an American sitcom “Shaping Up” which was created by writer-producers Sam Simon where her performance was praised by everyone, and she was noticed and gained the attention of many people after her outstanding performance.

Further, he was seen as Gina Srignoli on an American serial police procedural television series “Hill Street Blues alongside Brie Larson from 1984 to 1985. Likewise, she was seen appearing in the role of Eva Wilson or Blitzen on an American crime drama television series “Remington Steele” in 1985. In the following year, she was also cast as Karen on an American sitcom “Stir Crazy”.

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In addition, she was cast on several movies including “Cheers”, “It’s Garry Shandling’s Show”, “Moonlighting” alongside Tim Robbins, “Dream On”, “At Home with the Webbers”, “Key West”, “Heads”, “Gun”, “Bella Mafia”, “Family Guy”, “Hey Arnold”, “Scruff”, “Sister Mary Explains It All”, “The Kid” as a voice actor, “The Magnificent Ambersons”, “Stage on Screen: The Women”, “Frasier”, “out of Practice”, “The Initiation of Sarah”, “The Cleveland Show” as a voice actor, “CIS: Crime Scene investigation, “Drop dead Diva”, “Modern Family” and “RuPaul’s Drag Race”.

In the year of 2012, she was seen providing her voice over an American animated sitcom “The Simpsons”. After that, from 2013 to 2014, she was seen voicing on an American-British-Irish animated television series “Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja”. Further, she was seen on several series like “Spun Out”, “SuperMansion” as a voice actor, “JJ Villard’s Fairy Tales” and “Monsters at Work” as a voice actor.

Besides this, Jennifer Tilly was also seen appearing on a weekly interview program “Kevin Pollak’s Chats show” in 2017.


Movies Career

Jennifer Tilly started her film career after she had been cast as Mona on an American comedy-drama movie “No Small Affair” in 1984. After that, she was seen appearing as Amy Hopkins in a comedy movie “Moving Violations” in 1985. In the following year, she was seen appearing as Amy in an American drama movie “Inside Out”.

Further, she was seen appearing in several movies like “He’s My Girl”, “Remote Control”, “Johnny Be Good”, “Rented Lips”, “High Spirits”, “Far From Home”, “Let It Ride”, “The Fabulous Baker Boys”, “The Doors”, “Scorchers”, “Shadow of the Wolf”, “Made in America”, “The Gateway”, “Double Cross”, “Bullets Over Broadway”, “Embrace of the Vampire”, “Bird of Prey”, “Man with a Gun”, “The Pompatus of Love”, “Edie & Pen”, “Bound”, “American Stays”, “House Arrest”, “Liar Liar”, “The Wrong Guy”, alongside John Goodman “Music from Another Room”, “Relax… It’s Just Sex” and “Hoods”.

In the year of 1998, she was cast into the role of Tiffany Valentine in an American black slasher movie “Bride of Chunky” which was written by Don Mancini and directed by Ronny Yu. Later, she was seen playing roles in the movies like “The Muse”, “Bartok the Magnificent” as a voice actor, “Goosed”, “Do not Disturb”, “Stuart Little” as a voice actor, “Play It to the Bone”, “Cord”, “ Bruno”, “The Crew”,

She was also seen in “Dancing at the Blue Iguana”, “Dirt”, “Fast Sofa”, “The Cat’s Meow”, “Ball in the House”, “Monsters, Inc” as a voice actor, “Hollywood North”, “Jericho Mansions”, “The Haunted Mansion”, “Happy End”, “Second Best”, “Perfect Opposites”, “Home on the Range”, “El Padrino”, “Saint Ralph”, “Love o the Side” and “Seed of Chucky” as a voice actor.

In addition, Jennifer Tilly was seen voicing over the character Miss De La Croix on a feature-length, black comedy animated movie “Lil’ Pimp” in 2005. After that, she was seen in the movies like “The Civilization of Maxwell Bright”, “Bailey’s Billion$”, “Tideland”, “The Poker Movie”, “Intervention”, “Deal”, “The Caretaker”, “Bart Got a Room”, “Inconceivable”, “An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong”,

She has also voice-over in  “Empire of Silver”, “Made in Romania”, “The Making of Plus One”, “30 Beats”, “Amelia’s 25th”, “Curse of Chucky”, “Return to Babylon”, “The Secret Lives of Dorks”, “Unity”, “Rebel With a Cause, the Sam Simon Story”, “A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits”, “Cult of Chucky”, “Ray Meets Helen”, “7 Days to Vegas”, “Poker Queens”, “Hollywood”, “High Holiday” and “Boom”. Further, she will be seen in an upcoming movie “Renaissance Girl”.

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Achievements, Awards, and Nominations

In Jennifer Tilly’s career, she had won several awards including Fantasporto Film Festival, Fantafestival, DVD Exclusive Award, GLAAD Media Award, San Diego Film Festival, and TheWIFTS Foundation International Visionary Award. She had also won Poker Awards.


Net Worth

Jennifer Tilly is a talented and beautiful actress who has earned success in her career with her hard work and best performance, has an estimated net worth of $25 million.


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