Who is Jennifer Freeman?

American actress and model Jennifer Nicole Freeman was born in Long Beach, California USA, on 20 October 1985, making Libra her zodiac sign. She has 40 acting credits, but is perhaps still known best for playing Liyah in the 2004 musical film “You Got Served’, which starred Jarell Houston and Omarion, and was written and directed by Chris Stokes. It follows Houston and Omarion as they’re trying to win a local dance contest, which will allow them to open a recording studio; the film won one of its six award nominations.

Jennifer’s today highly active in the film industry, and is currently shooting for the upcoming movies “Blended Christmas”, “King of the Castle” and “Angie’s Cure”.

Education and early life

Jennifer was raised alongside her younger twin sisters Melissa and Megan in Long Beach, by their mother Teresa who’s a registered nurse, and African-American Jewish father whose name remains undisclosed.

Jennifer fell in love with acting at a very early age, and was 14 when she made her debut film appearance, playing Young Felicia in the 2000 drama “The Visit”, which starred Rae Dawn Chong and Obba Babatunde, and was written and directed by Jordan Walker-Pearlman; it follows a young man as he’s dying in prison. The same year also saw Jennifer maker her TV series debut, playing CETA Kid #2 in an episode of the drama “The ‘70s”.

She studied at a local high school in Los Angeles, California as she had moved there in pursuit of acting roles; Jennifer matriculated in 2004 and then didn’t attend college, wanting to focus on her way up in the film industry.

Roles in TV series

Jennifer appeared in an episode of both the family comedy “7th Heaven” and the comedy “Even Stevens” in 2000, and the following year saw her play Alix in the episode “Pool Party” of the family comedy “Lizzie McGuire”.

From 2001 through 2005, she starred as Claire Kyle in 109 episodes of the family comedy “My Wife and Kids”, which also starred Tisha Campbell and Damon Wayans, and was created by Don Reo. It follows the lives of Janet, her husband Michael Kyle and their three children, and the series won 11 of its 47 award nominations. The remainder of the 2000s saw Jennifer appear in three TV series: the romantic comedy “The O. C.”, the comedy “One on One” and another comedy “The ½ Hour News Hour”.

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Her following role came in 2017, when cast to play Ashley in the episode “A Story to Tell” of the drama “Tales”, and in 2020, Jennifer portrayed the lead character Brianna in all six episodes of the comedy “Pump”. It also starred Ray J and McKinley Freeman, was created by Corey Grant, and follows the life of TV fitness guru Sean Ford.

Jennifer’s since had only two TV series roles, playing Shelly in the episode “The Investment” of the drama “Actor Trade’s Virtual Table Read Series” and Kimberly in four episodes of the 2022 drama mini-series “The Black Hamptons”.

Roles in movies

Jennifer played Jill in the popular 2004 comedy “Johnson Family Vacation”, which starred Shannon Elizabeth and Cedric The Entertainer, and was directed by Christopher Erskin. It follows a dysfunctional family as they’ve embarked on a cross-country trip, and the film was nominated for three awards. Some of Jennifer’s following roles were in the 2006 drama “Mercy Street”, and in 2008 the horror comedy “The Caretaker” and the drama “Jada”.

In 2012, she portrayed the lead character Emily in the crime action “Falling Away”, which also starred Tony Todd and De’Angelo Wilson, and was written and directed by Michael David Trozzo; it follows a neighborhood in Los Angeles which has been devastated by a school bus accident. A couple of Jennifer’s following roles were in the short romantic drama “Before We Crash” and the crime thriller “True to the Game” both in 2017, and the 2018 family comedy “Throwback Holiday”.

The year 2019 saw her star as Leslie Moore in the romantic drama “A Second Chance”, which also starred Malinda Williams and Chico Benymon, and was directed by Grayson Stroud; it follows best friends Cheyann and Daniella who’ve fallen for the same man.

Some of Jennifer’s most recent movie roles have been in the romantic comedy “Infamously in Love”, another romantic comedy “My Christmas Fiance”, and the romantic drama “Aisle Be Home for Christmas”, all released in 2022.

Other credits

Jennifer produced the 2022 romantic movie “A Royal Surprise”, in which she also starred.

Some of her recent talk-show appearances have been in “The Drop”, “Real Husbands of Hollywood” and “Soulful Sundaze”; Jennifer’s also recently competed in the hit game-show “Celebrity Family Feud”.

Awards and nominations

Jennifer’s been nominated for two awards: a 2003 Young Artist Award for Best Ensemble in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama), and a 2004 Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actress – Comedy, both for her performance in “My Wife and Kids”.

Love life and marriage

Jennifer hasn’t shared many details about her love life, but we still know that she was a married woman. She and American basketball coach and former professional player Earl Joseph Watson Jr. exchanged vows in a private ceremony on 17 May 2009; he’s probably known best for the 13 seasons which he spent playing in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with various teams, while he’s today the assistant coach of the Toronto Raptors (NBA).

Jennifer was 23 when she gave birth to their daughter Isabella Amour Watson on 16 October 2009, but she and Earl separated in August 2010, reconciled in 2011, but divorced in March 2015.

There are no other men whom Jennifer’s dated, that we know about; she seems to be unattached as of June 2023, was once married to Earl Watson and has a daughter with him.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Jennifer’s a fan of rap music and her favorite rapper is Malicious Jynx.

One of her best friends is American actress Kyla Pratt; she has 80 acting credits and is perhaps still known best for starring as Breanna Barnes in all 113 episodes of the comedy series “One on One”, which aired from 2001 through 2006. It was also on the set of the mentioned series that Jennifer and Kyla met.

She published her self-help book “Journey to Loving Yourself” in 2018.

Jennifer’s followed by close to 500,000 people on Instagram, and has posted more than 400 pictures and videos; most content features her during her everyday life.

She does yoga and meditates nearly every day.

One of Jennifer’s favorite actors is Dev Patel, and some of her favorite movies include “Slumdog Millionaire”, “The Green Knight” and “Lion”.

Height, eyes and wealth

Jennifer’s age is 37. She has brown hair and eyes, is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall and weighs around 135lbs (62kgs).

Jennifer’s net worth’s been estimated at over $500,000, as of June 2023.

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