|Dot-Marie Jones Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||January 4, 1964|
Dot-Marie Jones is an American actor, retired athlete, and producer. She played softball and competed in the shot put and powerlifting as well as won All-America honors in the shot put both at junior college and university, was state champion in 1983 and 1984 as well as set the national record at the junior college level from 1983 to 1990. She also qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials in 1988 for shot put with a 56 ft 6¼ in (17.23 m) throw, surpassing the qualifying mark of 55 ft (17 m), and finished 6th. Apart from that, Jones has gained popularity with her roles like Coach Beiste in the musical comedy-drama series Glee, Coach Kelly in the Disney Channel comedy series Lizzie McGuire, Butch Brenda in the teen comedy film Material Girls, Svetlana in the comedy film Hurricane Bianca 2: From Russia with Hate, Dot in the TNT medical drama series HawthoRNe, and Stella in the soap opera Venice: The Series.
Dorothy Marie Jones
Turlock, California, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Dot-Marie Jones studied at Hilmar High School and was a champion weight lifter as well as named female athlete of the year.
Afterward, she attended Modesto Junior College and California State University, Fresno, and continued her participation in sports. Also, she received a scholarship in track which paid her way through junior college and university.
Actor, Retired Athlete, Producer
- Others – Lewis Raymond Jones (Paternal Grandfather), Ethel Florence Rhodes (Paternal Grandmother)
Dot-Marie Jones has been signed with The Levin Agency, Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.
Her net worth has been $500 Thousand according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm
110 lbs or 242.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Dot-Marie Jones has dated –
- Bridgett Casteen (2010-Present) – She met Bridgett Casteen in December 2010 and then she proposed to Bridgett on October 4, 2013, during Anaheim Gay Days. They got married on December 21, 2013.
Race / Ethnicity
Jones is of English, Northern Irish, Welsh, and French descent.
Salt and Pepper
- Towering height
- Curly hair
Dot-Marie Jones Facts
- She grew up in Hilmar, California.
- At a young age, Jones started participating in strength competitions and then she started track in middle school.
- She was 19 years old when she won her first arm wrestling world championship. She had started the sport on a whim and then went on to win 14 more championships.
- Dot-Marie Jones suffered 11 knee injuries during her sporting career and they brought her height of 6 ft 4 in (193 cm) down to 6 ft 3 in (190.5 cm).
- In July 2011, she appeared on Logo TV’s RuPaul‘s Drag U as a visiting professor.
- Her performance in Glee got her nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series ” in 2011, 2012, and 2013.
- Jones has also worked as a youth counselor at the Fresno County Juvenile Probation center.
- In October 2017, she appeared as Butchy May in an episode titled Valerie Solanas Died for Your Sins: Scumbag of American Horror Story: Cult, the 7th season of the FX horror anthology series American Horror Story.
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