Jessica Biel is a multi-talented American entertainer who has amassed a $250 million fortune in her career thus far. That’s how much she and her husband, singer Justin Timberlake, are worth collectively. The majority of the couple’s wealth, between $200 and $230 million, can be attributed to Justin.
Famous for her role as preacher’s daughter Mary Camden on the popular WB series “7th Heaven,” Biel has also been seen in films like “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” (2003), “Blade: Trinity” (2004), “The Illusionist” (2006), and “Total Recall” (2010). (2012).
The first season of Jessica’s limited series “The Sinner” on the USA was nominated for acting awards at the Primetime Emmys, the Golden Globes, and the Critics’ Choice Television Awards in 2017. In 2005, “Esquire” declared Biel the Sexiest Woman Alive, and in 2007, “Stuff” magazine voted her the sexiest woman in the world.
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Jessica Biel Early Life
Jessica Biel’s birth date is March 3, 1982, in Ely, Minnesota. Her full name is Jessica Claire Biel. Kimberly’s mother practices holistic medicine, and Jonathan was a business consultant at General Electric before becoming her parent’s full-time caregiver.
Justin Biel, Biel’s younger brother, founded the eco-friendly accessory line BARE; Biel’s sister Jessica was a partner in the business. Biel spent time as a child in several different states, including Connecticut, Texas, Illinois, and Colorado.
Jessica played soccer and gymnastics as a kid and started appearing in community theatre productions of shows like “Beauty and the Beast” and “The Sound of Music” when she was just 9 years old.
In order to attend Young Actor’s Space in Los Angeles, she entered a competition hosted by the International Modeling and Talent Association, where she placed first and was subsequently signed with her first agent. Biel quickly became a fixture on television and in print ads. Her first campaign was for Pringles.
In addition to her time at Fairview High School and Le Lycee Francais De Los Angeles, Jessica spent 2000-2002 as a student at Tufts University before deciding to focus on acting instead.
Jessica Biel Career
At the age of 14, Biel earned the role of Mary Camden on “7th Heaven” after starring in the short film “It’s a Digital World” in 1994. Seasons of the show aired from 1996-2006, however, Jessica quit the cast in 2003 and only made cameo appearances after that.
First appearing in “Ulee’s Gold” as Peter Fonda’s granddaughter in 1997, Biel went on to co-star with Jonathan Taylor Thomas in “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” the following year.
The producers of “7th Heaven” sued “Gear” magazine in 2000 after Jessica appeared in a risqué picture shoot for the publication, and Biel later admitted she regretted participating in the assignment.
Jessica starred in the 2003 version of “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” which grossed $107 million at the box office against a $9.5 million budget, and appeared in “Summer Catch” (2001) and “The Rules of Attraction” (2002) during her final years as a regular on “7th Heaven.” As of 2005,
she had appeared in three films: “Stealth,” “London,” and “Elizabethtown.” In 2004, she hunted vampires in “Blade: Trinity,” which earned $150 million worldwide.
Alongside Edward Norton and Paul Giamatti, Biel starred in 2006’s “The Illusionist,” which was a critical and commercial success and earned her an award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival.
She went on to star in other films after her breakthrough performance, including Home of the Brave (2006), I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007), Easy Virtue (2008), and Valentine’s Day (2010), and New Year’s Eve (2010). (2011). Playing for Keeps,” “Hitchcock,” and “The Tall Man” were all released in 2012, and Jessica starred in all four of them.
She played Cora Tannetti, a mother who murders a man on a busy beach and then doesn’t understand why she did it in the 2017 TV series The Sinner. Despite only appearing in the pilot episode, Biel has been involved in the production of the entire series.
In addition to “Planet 51” (2009) and “Johnny Bravo” (2004), Jessica has also provided her voice for “Family Guy” (2005 and 2013) and “BoJack Horseman” (2016-2018).
Additionally, she has performed in two music videos (Aerosmith’s “Fly Away from Here” (2001) and Justin Timberlake’s “Man of the Woods”) and has had an appearance on an episode of “New Girl” in 2014. (2018).
Jessica Biel Personal Relationships
From 1998 to 2001, Jessica dated her “7th Heaven” and “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” co-star Adam LaVorgna, and from 2001 to 2006, she was on and off with her “Star Trek” co-star Chris Evans.
After meeting at a birthday party in 2007, Jessica began dating Justin Timberlake, and the two became engaged in December 2011. The pair tied the knot in Italy on October 19th, 2012, and had their first child, Silas, on April 11th, 2015.
Biel, who has a deep commitment to helping others, established the Make the Difference Network in 2007. During the Summit on the Summit expedition in 2010, Jessica climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to bring attention to the worldwide water problem, and in 2006,
she participated in a charity auction to collect money for Molly Bloom’s medical bills after the teenager lost her leg in a limo accident. Other charities she has sponsored include WomanCare Global and charity: water.
Jessica Biel Awards and Honors
A Young Artist Award was given to Biel in 1998 for her performance in “Ulee’s Gold,” and in 2005 she was named Female Star of Tomorrow at the ShoWest Film Festival in California. At the 2006 Newport Beach Film Festival, she won the Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking Acting award for her work in “The Illusionist,” and in 2007, she took home the Palm Springs International Film Festival’s Rising Star Award.
In 2013, Jessica and the cast of “The Truth About Emanuel” won the Ashland Independent Film Festival award for Best Acting Ensemble: Feature. Jessica Biel received the Impact Award at Variety’s Power of Women luncheon in 2012 for her work with charity: water, and she and Justin Timberlake received the Inspiration Award at the GLSEN Respect Awards in 2015 for their support of the LGBT community and dedication to improving the lives of LGBT youth.
Jessica Biel Actual Property
Jessica and Justin purchased a 2,600-square-foot penthouse in the Soho area of New York City for $6.6 million in 2010. They had asked $8 million for the home in 2018 but ended up selling it in January 2019 for just under the original purchase price.
Just before selling their Soho apartment and buying a duplex penthouse in Tribecca with a rooftop deck in 2017, Jessica and Justin spent $20.2 million. Monthly condo fees, upkeep, and taxes on this $27.5 million property are $15,000.
In addition to Harry Styles, Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds, and Formula One racer Lewis Hamilton all have apartments in the same building. It was Hamilton who paid $44 million for the penthouse.
In addition to their home in New York, they also have a mansion in the Hollywood Hills that Justin bought from Helen Hunt for $8.3 million in 2002. Soon after, Justin expanded his property to a stunning 10+ acres by purchasing the vacant lot next door.
On the market since October of 2021, the asking price for Justin and Jessica’s home is $35,000,000.
An undeveloped estate on 130 acres was purchased by them for $4 million in 2015, and they also have an undisclosed piece of real estate in Montana’s exclusive Yellowstone Club.
In order to become a member of the Yellowstone Club, you must pay $300,000 upfront and $30,000. Approximately 2,200 of the club’s 13,600 total acres are groomed for skiing. Bill Gates and Jack Kemp are also Yellowstone property owners.
It has been rumored that Justin and Jessica intend to raise their children here, away from the glare of the Hollywood spotlight.