- The young generation might recognize Jessica Lange from her various roles in American Horror Story. However, the actress has been in the industry for nearly five decades and is the 13th actress to achieve the Triple Crown of Acting, winning two Academy Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, and a Tony Award, along with a Screen Actors Guild Award and five Golden Globe Awards. Winning a Golden Globe from her debut role, Jessica is definitely one of the most renowned actresses.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Married, Husband, and Children
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurement: Height and Weight
The young generation might recognize Jessica Lange from her various roles in American Horror Story. However, the actress has been in the industry for nearly five decades and is the 13th actress to achieve the Triple Crown of Acting, winning two Academy Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, and a Tony Award, along with a Screen Actors Guild Award and five Golden Globe Awards. Winning a Golden Globe from her debut role, Jessica is definitely one of the most renowned actresses.
Jessica Phyllis Lange was born in 1949 in Cloquet, Minnesota. She celebrates her birthday on April 20, which makes her age 72. She holds American nationality and comes from mixed ethnicity of German, Dutch and Finnish. She attended the University of Minnesota.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Jessica made her debut in Dino De Laurentiis’s 1976 remake of King Kong. She won her first Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year. Later, she starred in the musical film All That Jazz. Likewise, her role in the Tootsie won the actress her second Golden Globe award in 1983 followed by her third Golden Globe Award and the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Blue Sky in 1994. In 2010, Jessica won her first Primetime Emmy Award for her role in Grey Gardens 2009.
Jessica earned huge success and won many awards for her performance in the FX’s horror series, American Horror Story. She won her first Screen Actors Guild Award, first Critics Choice Award, fifth Golden Globe Award, three Dorian Awards, and her second and third Emmy Awards for her performances. In 2016, she bagged her first Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play and other awards for her Broadway performance in Long Day’s Journey into Night. As of 2021, Jessica Lange holds a net worth of $20 million.
Married, Husband, and Children
Jessica’s relationship first came into the spotlight when she dated the Spanish photographer, Paco Grande, after first meeting him at the University of Minnesota. Because of her newfound love, the actress dropped out of college and tied the knot with Paco in 1971. However, the pair’s relationship did not last long as they separated in the mid-’70s but divorced in 1981. Likewise, Jessica was already dating Russian-American choreographer Mikhail Baryshnikov in 1976. The pair welcomed their first daughter, Aleksandra “Shura” Baryshnikov.
After her break up in 1982, Jessica crossed paths with the actor Sam Shepard while filming the movie, Frances. A year later, the pair were engaged but did not tie the knot. They split in 2009 and their relationship welcomed two children, a daughter, Hannah Jane, in 1985 and a son, Samuel Walker Shepard, in 1987. Jessica has not been dating anyone publicly since her separation from Sam.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
Jessica was born to her father, Albert John Lange, and mother, Dorothy Florence. Her father was a teacher and traveling salesman while her mother was a housewife. Her family also includes her two older sisters, Jane and Ann, and a younger brother, George.
Body Measurement: Height and Weight
Jessica stands at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches. The actress has maintained a flawless body throughout the years. Her facial features include her blonde hair and brown eye color.