|Jewel Staite Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||June 2, 1982|
Jewel Staite is a Canadian actress who rose to fame with her portrayal of Kaylee Frye in Firefly (2002–2003) and its spin-off theatrical film Serenity (2005). On the other hand, she is also recognized for appearing as Jennifer Keller in Stargate Atlantis (2007–2009).
Jewel Belair Staite
White Rock, British Columbia, Canada
Jewel attended Vancouver Film School where she developed her stage presence at the Vancouver Youth Theatre.
- Siblings – Jewel has seven older siblings.
Jewel is represented by Play Management, Inc.
Jewel Staite’s net worth was ‘$1 million’ according to ‘Celebrity Net Worth’.
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
59 kg or 130 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Jewel Staite has dated –
- Matt Anderson (2003-2011) – Jewel had previously been in a relationship with Matt Anderson from 2003 to 2011.
- Charlie Ritchie (2015-Present) – Jewel became engaged to Charlie Ritchie in 2015. The couple announced that they were pregnant with their first child in May 2015, who is named Wilder Cathcart Ritchie (b. December 9, 2015). Later, the couple tied the knot on July 23, 2016. Jewel was 33 years old when she had her first child.
Race / Ethnicity
Jewel Staite has French-Canadian, English, Irish, and Iroquois First Nations ancestry.
Through her social media, Jewel has either endorsed or promoted various brands including Angara.
Jewel appeared in commercials for several brands such as Girl Talk.
Jewel Staite Favorite Things
- Food – “Cheeseburgers from Apple Pan in Los Angeles, lobster pot pie from Michael Mina in Las Vegas, and Voodoo donuts”
- Superhero – Iron Man
Source – Geek Girl Authority
Jewel Staite Facts
- Initially, Jewel started off her career as a model. Later, at the mere age of 6, she began working as an actor.
- She made her debut TV show appearance as Labelia in The Odyssey in 1992. Later, in 1995, she was cast in her first theatrical film Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain as Samantha.
- Jewel got her first big break as a child actor with her portrayal of Dorianna in Liar, Liar, in 1993.
- As of March 2023, Jewel had more than 1.8 million likes and more than 188.5K followers on her TikTok account titled jewelstaite.
- She has a pet dog named Charlotte.
- Her television credits include Catalina in Space Cases (1996), “Becca” Fisher in Flash Forward (1996–1997), Raquel Westbrook in The L.A. Complex (2012), Caroline Swift in The Killing (2013–2014), and Abigail Bianchi in Family Law.
- She is close friends with actress Chelan Simmons.
Featured Image By Jewel Staite / Instagram