|Jenna Ushkowitz Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4½ in|
|Date of Birth||April 28, 1986|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Jenna Ushkowitz is a Korean-born American actor, singer, producer, and podcast host who has gained popularity with her performances in Broadway musicals such as The King and I and Waitress. She is also known for having been cast in roles like Tina Cohen-Chang in the Fox comedy-drama series Glee as well as in the 3D concert documentary film Glee: The 3D Concert Movie, Hannah in the comedy film 1 Night in San Diego, and Marie (The Nurse) in the musical film Hello Again. Some of the other projects she has worked on are Celebrity Name Game, Yellow Fever, When I Was 17, This Is How I Made It, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, Little Bill, MasterChef, and The Right Girl. Moreover, Jenna Ushkowitz received a Tony Award as a producer of the Broadway musical Once on This Island.
Jenna Noelle Ushkowitz
Crispy, Panda (Glee co-stars call her so), Ju, Jujube (high school nickname)
Seoul, South Korea
Los Angeles, California, United States
Ushkowitz attended Parkway Elementary School and Holy Trinity Diocesan High School in Hicksville, New York in Long Island. She completed her schooling in 2004.
Later, Jenna enrolled herself at the Marymount Manhattan College in Manhattan to major in Theatre Arts. In 2007, she completed her B.A. in Theatre Arts, concentrating in Performance and minoring in Musical Theater.
Actor, Singer, Dancer, Writer
Adopted when she was 3 months old.
Jenna Ushkowitz has been signed with Paradigm Talent Agency, Talent and Literary Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.
Her music has been released via TV show soundtrack albums.
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, her net worth had been $4 Million.
5 ft 4½ in or 163 cm
56 kg or 123.5 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Jenna Ushkowitz has dated –
- Kevin McHale (2010) – From April to October 2010, Glee co-stars Kevin McHale and Jenna were RUMORed to be dating. They just say that they are good friends. She is approx 2 years older than him.
- Michael Trevino (2011-2014) – The Vampire Diaries‘ Michael Trevino met Jenna in 2010 at the Comic-Con. The duo started dating in January 2011 and remained an item for more than 3 years. In May 2014, Jenna revealed that they weren’t dating anymore, but have separated amicably.
- David Stanley (2018-Present) – In 2018, she started dating David Stanley. In August 2020, she had announced her engagement to David. The couple tied the knot on July 24, 2021, in an outdoor ceremony in Los Angeles. In January 2022, the couple revealed that they were expecting their first child together. In June 2022, Jenna announced through a social media post that she and David had welcomed their first child, a daughter named Emma.
Race / Ethnicity
Jenna Ushkowitz is of Korean descent.
Has at least 6 tattoos on her body
35-26-37 in or 89-66-94 cm
8 (US) or 40 (EU)
6 (US) or 36.5 (EU)
She was raised Catholic, but her last name “Ushkowitz” comes from her Jewish paternal grandfather.
Best Known For
Playing Tina Cohen-Chang on Fox network’s Glee since 2009.
Jenna is also known for her performances in Broadway musicals.
As a Singer
Her singing and dancing performances can be seen in Glee’s Live concerts and Glee’s singles, compilation albums, and soundtracks.
Jenna has appeared in the 2011 American 3-D concert film Glee: The 3D Concert Movie for her role as Tina Cohen-Chang. The movie is based on the TV series Glee.
First TV Show
In 1988, she appeared in the American children’s television series Sesame Street as herself. At that time, she was under three years.
Jenna likes to do the workout. In this video, she shows the correct moves for some of the exercises. Check it out –
Jenna Ushkowitz Favorite Things
- Color – Green
Source – Wikia.com
Jenna Ushkowitz Facts
- Jenna uses she/her pronouns.
- Though she was born in South Korea but was raised in East Meadow, New York. When she was three months old, Jenna was adopted by an American resident.
- Jenna’s career started, when she was three.
- She has also worked at a bagel shop when she was 17 years old.
- Like Rachel Berry (the character played by Lea Michele in Glee), she was good at school.
- She initially thought to become a veterinarian, but after turning 17, she changed her mind. (We all know, what she is).
- She has a celebrity crush on Kevin Richardson (from the Backstreet Boys) and Orlando Bloom.
- In 2007, she appeared as a Violin Player in an episode titled Orchestra of the Disney Channel teen sitcom The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.
- Jenna used to collect quotes from magazines and made a collage from the various images during her time in high school.
- Ushkowitz can imitate a crying baby.
- She has various tattoos (at least 6) on her body.
- Her mother’s birthday is the same as that of Lea Michele, which is August 29.
- It is believed that she organizes her clothes according to color.
- She has also appeared in the music videos for songs like Marry the Night by Lady Gaga and Swish Swish by Katy Perry (ft. Nicki Minaj).
- She co-starred as a former reality star named Hannah in the comedy film, 1 Night in San Diego, in 2020.
- Jenna had a dog named Bear in the past. Sadly, Bear passed away in September 2023 at the age of 9.