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Jenna Kanell Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Family

Jenna Kanell Quick Info
Height 5 ft 4 in
Weight 54 kg
Date of Birth November 12, 1991
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Eye Color Dark Brown

Jenna Kanell is an American actor, director, writer, voice artist, and stunt performer who is known for having been cast as Tara Heyes in the slasher film Terrifier, Kim in the supernatural horror film The Bye Bye Man, Ginny Terzano in the political drama film The Front Runner, Carol in the action comedy horror film Renfield, and Nicole in the buddy cop action comedy film Bad Boys 4. In addition to that, she has also been a part of a variety of shows and movies which include the likes of The Wizard of Agni, Love Transcends, A Girl Named Clyde, Demonica’s ReignShots Fired, AloneDrop Dead DivaSassy PantsBlood Type: UnknownSuper SundayDating AviEMERGE, Dandelion, The Vampire DiariesThe Good Die Young, NCIS: New Orleans, Hindsight15 Things You Didn’t Know About Bigfoot (#1 Will Blow Your Mind), ZiggyMisfortuneViciHolden OnHome Auto LifeRoom for MurderPrincess Avengers: World Cleansers, Step Up: High Water, The Girl in the Trench Coat, Hot DateThe Resident, Miniature, The Silver Screen Scream Show, Jenna Misconstrues Everything, Your Worst Nightmare, The Yellow Woman, WandaVision, Queens, The First Lady, Young Rock, Abducted, Cipher, Terrifier 2, Tales, The Wild Man, The Last Black Dinosaur, Faceless After Dark, and Night of the Missing.

Born Name

Jenna Kanell

Nick Name


Jenna Kanell as seen in an Instagram post in April 2023
Jenna Kanell as seen in an Instagram post in April 2023 (Jenna Kanell / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Brookline, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States





Jenna Kanell has received training in Krav Maga (an Israeli martial art).


Actor, Director, Writer, Voice Artist, Stunt Performer


  • Siblings – Vance Kanell (Younger Brother)



Jenna Kanell as seen during her time in Costa Rica
Jenna Kanell as seen during her time in Costa Rica (Jenna Kanell / Instagram)


5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm


54 kg or 119 lbs

Race / Ethnicity


Jenna Kanell is of Ashkenazi descent.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

She identifies as a queer, gender non-conforming female.

Distinctive Features

Thin frame

Jenna Kanell as seen while posing for a picture at Mount Cook National Park in New Zealand in December 2019
Jenna Kanell as seen while posing for a picture at Mount Cook National Park in New Zealand in December 2019 (Jenna Kanell / Instagram)

Jenna Kanell Facts

  1. Jenna uses she/her and they/them pronouns.
  2. By the time she was 12 years old, she was able to speak, read, and write cursive, conversational Hebrew.
  3. Jenna Kanell appeared as Anna in the 2012 comedy-drama film Sassy Pants, starring Anna GunnAshley RickardsHaley Joel OsmentDiedrich Bader, and Jenny O’Hara.
  4. Along with Samantha Scaffidi, David Howard Thornton, and Catherine Corcoran, Jenna Kanell co-starred as Tara Heyes in the slasher film Terrifier in 2016.
  5. In 2017, she brought to life the character of Kim Hines in the supernatural horror film The Bye Bye Man. It is based on the chapter “The Bridge to Body Island” in Robert Damon Schneck’s book The President’s Vampire and Jenna’s co-stars for the film include Douglas Smith, Lucien Laviscount, Cressida Bonas, Doug Jones, Carrie-Anne Moss, and Faye Dunaway.
  6. She was cast as Ginny Terzano (deputy press secretary) in the 2018 political drama film The Front Runner, based on the 2014 book All the Truth Is Out: The Week Politics Went Tabloid by Matt Bai.
  7. In 2019, Jenna Kanell appeared as Erin in the comedy television series Hot Date.
  8. She played Med Tech in the superhero romantic mystery drama television miniseries WandaVision in 2021. The show’s lead cast consists of Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, Debra Jo Rupp, Fred Melamed, Kathryn Hahn, Teyonah Parris, and others.
  9. In 2022, she was seen as Jamie (the cameraperson on The Straight Line with Randall Park) in the television sitcom Young Rock. The show is based on the life of professional wrestler and actor Dwayne Johnson (also known by his ring name “The Rock”).
  10. As a director, Jenna Kanell has worked on various projects such as Bumblebees, Void, CivilThe RefugeSupport GroupProduce the VoteMax & the MonsterDussoBoy’s Club, #SLUT, Fear HausDeathlessBliss Is OrangeTrap Door in the Sun, and Dead by Midnight (Y2Kill).
  11. Jenna Kanell has practiced veganism for years and has cited environmental racism, animal welfare, and bodily health as the prime factors for her choice.

Featured Image by Jenna Kanell / Instagram

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