Jessica Michelle Chastain is a widely known American actress and film producer. She had developed a love for acting at the tender age of seven after her grandmother took her to watch a production of ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’. She made her debut in acting as Juliet in the Shakespeare’s drama ‘Romeo & Juliet’ in the year 1998.
After she graduated from the Julliard School, she was offered a deal with TV writer/producer John Wells and she ended up working in three of his TV shows. She got her first role in TV as Carolyn Stoddard on ‘Dark Shadows’, however, it was never aired on television. Then she was casted in several TV series in the following years. She started getting the attention of many casting directors after acting on Al Pacino’s new production of ‘Salome’. She made her debut in the movie named ‘Jolene’, where she played the lead role. Although it gained her some recognition, her true break came in 2011 when she was signed to seven films. Her incredible performance in the movie, ‘The Help’ not only earned her praises from the critics, but it also made her famous among the crowd. She was also nominated at the Oscars for the Best Supporting Actress award. The next few years, the red-haired actress could be seen starring in movies such as ‘Lawless’, ‘Mama’, ‘Zero Dark Thirty’, ‘Interstellar’, ‘Miss Julie’ and ‘A Most Violent Year’. She gave the voice to the animated character, Gia the Jaguar in the 2012 movie ‘Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted’.
Apart from acting, she is also the founder of the production company named Freckle Films, which was formed to encourage diversity in films. She protests against social issues like gender and racial inequality. She was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by the Time magazine in the year 2012.
Jessica Chastain Biography and Family –
Jessica Chastain was born on March 24, 1977, in Sacramento, California. Bother of her parents were in their teens when she was born. She was raised in a middle-class household by her mother, Jerri Chastain and her stepfather, Michael Hasty. Her mother was a vegan chef and her stepfather used to be a fireman. Michael Monasterio, her biological father, was a rock musician. She has four siblings, two brothers and two sisters. Her sister Juliet committed suicide in the year 2003, after years of battling drug addiction. She has a close relationship with her maternal grandmother, Marilyn.
She was in a relationship with writer-director Ned Benson for ten years, which ended in 2010. Jessica has been a relationship with Gian Luca Passi de Proposal since 2012 and she currently lives with him in New York City.
Jessica Chastain Total Net Worth in 2017 :- $12 Million
Jessica Chastain’s total net worth in 2017 is estimated at $12 Million.
Jessica Chastain Education –
Jessica Chastain did her schooling from El Camino Fundamental High School in Sacramento, California. Later she went to Sacramento City College from the year 1996 to 1997. Then she attended Juilliard School in New York City, from where she graduated in the year 2003, with a degree in Bachelor of Fine Arts.
Jessica Chastain Business Model –
Besides earning money from movies, Jessica is also makes money by doing brand endorsements. She is the brand ambassador of the Swiss luxury brand Piaget. She also does endorsements for the brand, Manifesto.
Jessica Chastain Assets –
Jessica Chastain owns a 3,200 square feet nine-room cooperative apartment in New York City which costs $5.1 million. She also has a two bedroom and two bathroom duplex worth of $1.2 million in Greenwich Village.
She is the owner of an Audi A7 which costs $90,000.
Jessica Chastain Latest news –
Jessica Chastain is all set to produce an event series project named Mercury 13 (working title) along with Sully writer Todd Komarnicki and TV producer Christina Wayne for, which is set at ITV Studios America. She is also going to be one of the presenters at the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards.
Jessica Chaste is undoubtedly one of the best female actors Hollywood has ever seen. With her trademark red hair and dimpled chin, she has worked her way up from the bottom to become a prominent name in the movie industry. Moreover, what makes her stand out from the crowd is her courage to protest against gender and racial inequality.