Jayma Mays Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Jayma Mays Quick Info
Height5 ft 4 in
Weight55 kg
Date of BirthJuly 16, 1979
Zodiac SignCancer
SpouseAdam Campbell

Jayma Mays is an American actress who is best known for playing Emma Pillsbury in the musical TV series Glee (2009-2015) for which she was nominated in the category of ‘Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series’ at the prestigious Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards for 4 years in succession (2009-2012); winning in 2009. She is also known for her roles in films such as Lucy Pervertski in Epic Movie (2007), Amy Anderson in Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009), and Grace Winslow in The Smurfs (2011). Other than Glee, Jayma is well-recognized for her portrayal of Charlie Andrews in the drama TV series Heroes (2006-2010), Charlie in the comedy-drama TV series Ugly Betty (2007-2008), and Debbie in the sitcom The Millers (2013-2015).

Born Name

Jamia Suzette Mays

Nick Name

Jayma

Jayma Mays as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2015
Jayma Mays as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2015 (Jayma Mays / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Bristol, Sullivan County, Tennessee, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Jayma had graduated from Grundy High School in 1997 and then attained an associate degree from Southwest Virginia Community College. After this, she joined Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University where she studied for a year before getting a transfer to Radford University where she studied theatre and trained in performing arts.

Occupation

Actress

Jayma Mays as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2015
Jayma Mays as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2015 (Jayma Mays / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – James Edwin Mays (Retired High School Teacher, Former worker in the Coal Mining Industry)
  • Mother – Susan Paulette Mays (née Norris)
  • Siblings – Jonathan Mays (Older Brother), Julia Mays (Older Sister)
  • Others – Clarence Condal Mays, Sr. (Paternal Grandfather), Maude Dora Owens (Paternal Grandmother), John Paul Norris (Maternal Grandfather), Victoria Nebraska Burleson (Maternal Grandmother)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm

Weight

55 kg or 121 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Jayma has dated –

  1. Adam Campbell (2006–Present) – Jayma first met English actor Adam Campbell on the sets of the parody film titled Epic Movie where they were playing siblings. The couple began dating soon after and got married on October 28, 2007. They have a son together named Jude Jones (b. August 21, 2016).

Race / Ethnicity

White

She is of English, Scottish, Welsh, and German descent.

Jayma Mays as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2015
Jayma Mays as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2015 (Jayma Mays / Instagram)

Hair Color

Red

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Petite frame
  • Straight, neck-length hair
  • Charming smile
  • Gleaming face

Jayma Mays Favorite Things

  • School Subject – Mathematics
  • Hobby – Singing
  • TV Shows – The Golden Girls, The Smurfs

Source IMDb

Jayma Mays as seen in an Instagram Post in April 2015
Jayma Mays as seen in an Instagram Post in April 2015 (Jayma Mays / Instagram)

Jayma Mays Facts

  1. Born in Bristol, Tennessee, Jayma was brought up in Grundy, Virginia, where her family had relocated to when she was quite young. She completed all of her schooling and higher studies in the state of Virginia.
  2. When she was 15 years old, she was offered a job where she had to read obituaries for a local radio station.
  3. Her first acting role was a single-episode appearance in 2004 in the sitcom Joey which was a spin-off of the hit sitcom Friends, starring Matt LeBlanc in the lead role.
  4. She was featured in the music video for the American rock band Switchfoot‘s 2007 single titled Awakening.
  5. She made an appearance in a 2018 episode of the sitcom Great News with her husband Adam Campbell. The real-life couple played boyfriend-girlfriend in that episode.

Featured Image by Jayma Mays / Instagram

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