Jessica Chastain is a well-known actress and producer in the film industry. She has been nominated for two Oscars in addition to the Golden Globe she received for Best Actress. She decided to pursue a career in acting after seeing Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, a play performed in her home state of California.
Jessica Chastain: Age, Net Worth, Husband, Films, And More
With roles in these two plays, she made her professional stage debut in “Romeo and Juliet” and her film debut in “Jolene”. Her popularity rose with her roles in films such as “Take Shelter”, “The Help”, “Mamma” and “Interstellar”, all of which are outstanding. She is known for portraying strong character female characters in films about feminism. Her professional career began in the 1970s.
Quick Fact About Jessica Chastain
|Date Of Birth||24 March 1977|
Jessica Chastain Education and Family :
Her real father is her mother’s new husband, Michael Hastey, a firefighter, and her stepfather. Her biological father’s name is not on her birth certificate and she has never had a good relationship with him. Jessica claims her stepfather was the first person in her life who made her feel like she belonged.
Marilyn, her maternal grandmother, owes the close bond between them to her mother’s mother. Her mother, she said, “never stopped believing in me”. In time, she stopped talking to her half-sisters.
Interesting Facts About Jessica Chastain
- In 2012, Jessica Chastain was named on Victoria’s Secret’s “What Is Sexy” list as the one with the sexiest smile.
- Jessica’s dog Chaplin is a three-legged creature.
- Jessica Chastain appeared in a theatre production of Oscar Wilde’s Salome opposite Al Pacino, who played the lead character. She also appeared in Al Pacino’s docu-drama Wilde Salome (2011).
- For her role in The Debt (2010), she had to master German and be an expert in Krav Maga.
- In the film Iron Man 3 (2013), Chastain was supposed to play the role of Maya Hansen. However, she had to give up this role due to scheduling reasons.
- As a feminist, she has spoken out against sexism and racism in the entertainment industry in Hollywood.
- She practices yoga.
- She stated that one of her professional goals is to work alongside Marion Cotillard, whom she admires and considers a role model.
- She taught herself to play the piano to prepare for her role in the 2015 film Crimson Peak and was responsible for all musical performances in the film.
Jessica Chastain Personal life:
Jessica Chastain made it her mission to educate others about depression and mental health after her sister Juliet Chastain made a commitment to do so in 2003 at the age of 24. To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit organization that aims to help people struggling with mental health issues such as despair, addiction or thoughts of self-harm or suicide.
Chastain was the driving force behind the creation of the female-led production company Freckle Films in 2016, as a prominent advocate for the advancement of women’s rights in the entertainment industry. When it was revealed that Michelle Williams was paid only a fraction of what her co-star Mark Wahlberg received for the 2017 reshoot of All the Money in the World, Chastain helped draw attention to the pay gap. Wahlberg received a much higher salary than Williams.
It was later revealed that when Chastain proposed a project with Octavia Spencer, she insisted on equal pay, resulting in Spencer receiving five times her usual salary.
First appearance in a feature film :
She made her acting debut in the US drama Jolene, in which she starred and which was released in 2008.
Her first appearance on television.
Jessica played the role of Dahlia Taslitz in the fourth season of the US medical drama series ER.
The Love Life and Husband of Jessica Chastain
The actress celebrated her recent wedding to Gian Luca Passi De Preposulo, an Italian-born Moncler employee, with a reception on June 10, 2017.
Jessica Chastain’s net worth
Jessica Chastain is a multi-millionaire with a reported net worth of US$45 million.