What is Jennifer Beals Net Worth?

Jennifer Beals Net Worth is US$ 8 Million as of 2022.

Net WorthUS$ 8 Mn
Born:December 19, 1963 (59 Years)
Full NameJennifer Alfred Beals
GenderFemale
Height5′ 8”
EducationYale University
Country of OriginThe United States
Source of WealthActress, Model
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse (s)Alexandre Rockwell (Married, 1986; Divorced, 1996)
Ken Dixon (Married, 1998)
ChildrenElla Dixon
Famous ForFlashdance, The Last Days of Disco, Roger Dodger.

Biography

Jennifer Beal is an American Actress and Model born on December 19, 1963. She started her career with the film “My Bodyguard”, which was released in the year 1980. Her career got a boon in 1983 from the movie “Flashdance”. She won the NAACP Image Award for the Outstanding Actress in Motion Pictures category and was Nominated in Golden Globe Award for Best Actress-Motion Picture Comedy or Musical. She was also featured in Showtime Drama Series “The L Word,” “Proof,” “The Chicago Code,” “Taken” and The Book of Boba Fett.” Jennifer Beals Net Worth is US$ 8 Million as of 2022.

Timeline

1984

She won NAACP Image Awards for Flashdance in the Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture category.

1985

Debut Television career with Faerie Tale Theatre, Starring as Cinderella.

1989

As Beal is a Photographer, she spent some time in Haiti Photographing the election.

2006

Beal was a Celebrity Grand Marshal at the San Francisco Pride Parade.

2010

Beal served as the Grand Marshal of McDonald’s.

2017

She was starred in Before I fall, portrayed as Mrs. Kingston.

2019

  • She sas co-producer of The L Word: Generation Q.
  • One of her famous characters was Bette Porter for The L Word & The L Word: Generation Q.

2021

In The Book of Boba Fett, she was featured as Garsa Flip.

2022

Law & Order: Organized Crime starred Cassandra Webb.

Early Life

Bales was born and raised on the south side of Chicago, her father, Alfred (African-American), was the owner of grocery stores, and her mother, Jeanne (Irish-American), was an elementary school teacher. She lost her father when she was 9. Taking advantage of her extended height (5’8″), she convinced her boss that she was 16 and started doing work at the age of 13 at an Ice-cream parlor. She attended Francis W. Parker School and took part in the Young People’s Drama Workshop at the Goodman Theatre. In 1987, she earned her B.A. in American Literature from Yale University. She says that she got inspired to become an actress due to two events:

While working as a volunteer usher at the Steppenwolf Theatre, Joan Allen and I saw Balm in Gilead and worked on a high school production of Fiddler on the Roof.

Career

Films

Featuring in the film “My Bodyguard (1980)”, Beals’ got fame with her featuring part in “Flashdance”. It was the third-highest-grossing U.S. film in 1983, mainly focused on the character ‘Alex’, who was 18 years old, a welder by day and a sensual dancer by night, dreaming of being accepted someday at an illustrious school of dance. The film received an Academy Award for Best Song also Jennifer was nominated for a Golden Globe Award. Jennifer was a student at Yale University when she was cast for the role.

After “Flashdance” was finished filming, Beals returned to her studies. She worked on “The Bride,” a gothic horror movie based on the 1935 classic Bride of Frankenstein, during her summer break because it was the only movie available at the time. She was also chosen to play Cinderella in the “Faerie Tale Theatre” episode of the same name opposite Matthew Broderick.

After graduating from Yale in 1987, she restarted her career as an actor by costarring with Craig Sheffer as the love interest in the boxing movie Split Decisions. She had appeared in different movies, playing different roles. Some of the famous characters she featured are Lusty and thirsty Vampire in “Vampire Kiss,” as well as Blind Woman in The “Book of Eli.”

Television

“My name is Sarah,” in which she played the role of Sarah Winston in 2007, a sober woman who joins Alcoholics Anonymous to conduct analysis for her book but finds herself falling in love with a recovering alcoholic and, as a result have to deal with her original deception in joining the group. Her debut in television was in 1992 as attorney Perry Quinn in “2000 Malibu Road.”

She has appeared in numerous T.V. series right from 2000 to 2022, including series “ABC”, “The Chicago Code,” “Dancing with Stars,” “Taken,” and “The L Word: Generation Q.”

Beals played Bette Porter, an Ivy League-educated lesbian character in “The L Word.” Beals was featured in Fox’s T.V. drama The Chicago Code as Teresa Colvin, who is Chicago’s first female police superintendent. Bale was the female lead in the series that was canceled after its first season.

Web Series

In August 2012, she appeared in Lauren on a YouTube channel, ‘WIGS,’ featuring the stories of army women being abused, mainly by higher authorities. The story is based on sexual harassment of women, their unreported cases, and why cases went unreported and unsettled. Lauren made a come-back on May 3, 2013, with the second season of 12 episodes.

Highlights

Here are some of the best highlights of Jennifer Beals’ career:

Film

YearTitleRole
1980My BodyguardClifford’s Friend
1983FlashdanceAlex Owens
1985The BrideEva
1988The GambleLady Olivia Candioni
1988Split DecisionsBarbara Uribe
1989Vampire’s KissRachel
1989SonsTransgender
1990Dr. MSonja Vogler
1991Blood and ConcreteMona
1992In the SoupAngelica Pena
1992Day of AtonementJoyce Ferranti
1993The Princess and the CobblerPrincess YumYum (voice)
1993Caro diarioHerself
1994Mrs. Parker and the Vicious CircleGertrude Benchley
1994Dead on SightRebecca Darcy
1994The Search for One-eye JimmyEllen
1995Four RoomsAngela
1995Devil in a Blue DressDaphne Monet
1995Let It Be MeEmily Taylor
1996The Twilight of the GoldsSuzanne Stein
1997Wishful ThinkingElizabeth
1998The Prophecy IIValerie Rosales
1998The Last Days of DiscoNina
1999Turbulence 2: Fear of FlyingJessica
1999Something MoreLisa
2000MilitiaJulie Sanders
2001The Anniversary PartyGina Taylor
2001Out of LineParole Officer Jenny Capitanas
200213 MoonsSuzi
2002Roger DodgerSophie
2003Runaway JuryVanessa Lembeck
2004Catch That KidMolly
2005Break a LegJuliet
2005Desolation SoundElizabeth Storey
2006The Grudge 2Trish Kimble
2006Troubled WatersSpecial Agent Jennifer Beck
2009Queen to PlayL’Américaine
2010The Book of EliClaudia
2010A Night for Dying TigersMelanie
2012Cop-Puter 
2013CinemanovelsClementine
2015Full OutCoach Valorie Kondos-Field
2015The Laws of the Universe Part 0Inkar (voice)
2016Manhattan NightLisa Wren
2017Before I FallMrs. Kingston
2018The White OrchidVivian
2019AfterKaren Scott
2020Ali’s RealmPrincipal Dawson
2022Luckiest Girl AliveLolo Vincent

Television

YearTitleRole
1985Faerie Tale TheatreCinderella
1990The Madonna and the DragonPatty Meredith
1992Terror Stalks the Class ReunionVirginia
19922000 Malibu RoadPerry Quinn
1992IndecencyEllie Shaw
1993Night OwlJulia
1997The Outer LimitsRobin Dysart
1998Nothing SacredJustine Madsen Judd
1998The SpreeXinia Kelly
1999Body and SoulGina
1999The HungerJane
2000A House DividedAmanda Dickson
2001The Big HouseLorraine Brewster
2001After the StormMrs. Gavotte
2001The Feast of All SaintsDolly Rose
2002They Shoot Divas, Don’t They?Sloan McBride
2003Without MaliceSamantha Wilkes
2004FrasierDr. Anne Ranberg
2004–2009The L WordBette Porter
2007Law & OrderSofia Archer
2007My Name Is SarahSarah Winston
2009–2010Lie to MeZoe Landau
2010The Night Before the Night Before ChristmasAngela Fox
2011The Chicago CodeTeresa Colvin
2012CastleCIA Agent Sophia Turner
2012Widow DetectiveLainey
2012–2013The Mob DoctorCeleste LaPree
2013LaurenMajor Jo Stone
2013WestsideLisa Carver
2014MotiveSophia Balfur
2014A Wife’s NightmareLiz Michaels
2015ProofDr. Carolyn “Cat” Tyler
2016–2017The Night ShiftDr. Sydney “Syd” Jennings
2017The Last TycoonMargo Taft
2017–2018TakenChristina Hart
2019Swamp ThingLucilia Cable
2019–presentThe L Word: Generation QBette Porter
2021–2022The Book of Boba FettGarsa Fwip[60]
2022Law & Order: Organized CrimeCassandra Webb

Favorite Quotes from Jennifer Beal

Favorite Quote 1 from Jennifer Beal

“You automatically are trusting because not only is the person a friend, they are so incredibly gifted that you know someone is going to be able to hit the ball back to you across the net.” 

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Favorite Quote 2 from Jennifer Beal

“Making sure that when my child went to school, people were enlighted enough not to torture them, you know?” 

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Favorite Quote 3 from Jennifer Beal

“I knew there was something I had to do yesterday. I can’t figure it out. I know it’s a holiday. I know I don’t have a meeting. It’s very confusing.”

– Jennifer Beals
Favorite Quote 4 from Jennifer Beal

“Often what happens is that the writer understands one character, but they don’t understand the other one, and the other one ends up not being written as well.”

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Favorite Quote 5 from Jennifer Beal

When you have to play a character that seems to be like yourself, I think the trick in that kind of character, so that you don’t become a cliche, is to find where their weaknesses are.”

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Keys Life Lessons from Jennifer Beals

We now know everything about Jennifer Beals and his net worth. Let’s look at some of his lessons.

Focus

If you are focused on your goal, you achieve it, no matter the circumstances.

Stand for the cause

Take a stand for things, situations, or people who are not right.

Frequently Asked Questions

Jennifer Beals Debut Film?

Jennifer had a minor role in the 1980 film My Bodyguard, then came to fame with her starring part in Flashdance.

At what age Jennifer Beals started her film career?

Jennifer started her film career at the age of 17.

Summary

Jennifer has a long film career debuting at 17 with “My Bodyguard.” She has done various famous Films, T.V. shows, and Web series. Not only in the film industry, but she has also served society and raised some social issues in her career.