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Jennifer Beals Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Jennifer Beals Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 57 kg
Date of Birth December 19, 1963
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Spouse Ken Dixon

Jennifer Beals is an American actress and former model whose notable film credits include Flashdance (1983), The Last Days of Disco (1998), Devil in a Blue Dress (1995), Roger Dodger (2002), Before I Fall (2017), The Book of Eli (2010), etc. Additionally, she has received acclaim for her work as Bette Porter on the television series, The L Word (2004–2009).

Born Name

Jennifer Sue Beals

Nick Name


Jennifer Beals as seen in 2008
Jennifer Beals as seen in 2008 (Eliška Vyhnánková / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Chicago, Illinois, United States





Actress, Former Model


  • Father – Alfred Leroy Beals
  • Mother – Jeanne Anderson
  • Siblings – Bobby Beals (Brother), Gregory Beals (Brother)


She has been represented by –

  • Creative Artists Agency
  • Industry Entertainment

Net Worth

Jennifer’s net worth was $8 million according to




5 ft 8 in or 173 cm


57 kg or 125.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Girlfriend / Spouse

Jennifer has dated –

  1. Robert Simonds
  2. Jodie Foster (1983-1986)
  3. Alexandre Rockwell (1986-1996) – She wed Alexandre Rockwell on February 20, 1986. However, the couple’s marriage ended in divorce in 1996.
  4. Ken Dixon (1997-Present) – The Book of Boba Fett (2021) actress is happily married to the Canadian entrepreneur Ken Dixon since June 14, 1998. Together, they share a daughter named Ella Dixon (b. October 18, 2005).
  5. Mia Kirshner
  6. Alexandra Hedison (2008-2010) – RUMOR
Jennifer Beals seen at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2018
Jennifer Beals as seen at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2018 (Rhododendrites / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Black and White)

She has African-American ancestry on her father’s side and is of Irish descent on her mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Bright smile

Jennifer Beals seen at the GLAAD Awards in 2008
Jennifer Beals seen at the GLAAD Awards in 2008 (Danny Batalla / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Jennifer Beals Facts

  1. She attended Yale University with actor David Duchovny. In fact, he had offered her the part of FBI Special Agent Dana Scully, which was eventually played by Gillian Anderson.
  2. Just like Jennifer’s real life, her character Bette Porter (on The L Word) also graduated from Yale University and had an African-American father and a Caucasian mother.
  3. Among her celebrity friends are Elizabeth Berkley, Steve Buscemi, Quentin Tarantino, Jon Stewart, Marlee Matlin, and Jennifer Jason Leigh.
  4. Jennifer was considered for prominent roles like that of Andie Walsh in Pretty in Pink (1986) (played by Molly Ringwald) and Trinity in The Matrix (1999) (played by Carrie-Anne Moss).
  5. She is a triathlete.

Featured Image by Eliška Vyhnánková / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0

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