Is Jenna Fischer married? Yes, she is. Her husband’s name is Lee Kirk who is a screenwriter/ director by profession. They got engaged in June 2009 and celebrated their wedding on July 3, 2010. In May 2011, she made an announcement about her pregnancy. The couple welcomed their first child as a son named Weston Lee Kirk on September 24, 2011.
On May 25, 2014, the duo welcomed their second child as a daughter named Harper Marie Kirk. The family of four is living happily in Los Angeles, the United States of America. Lee Kirk isn’t the first husband of Fisher. While exploring her past dating history, we found that she was earlier married to James Gunn on October 7, 2000. They divorced in 2008 but were separated in September 2007. Continue reading more to explore more interesting personal facts and bio of Fischer below:
Who is Jenna Fischer?
Born as Regina Marie Fischer, she is an American actress who is widely known for her role on the NBC sitcom The Office as Pam Beesly for which she earned the nomination in 2007 for the category “Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.” The American actress was born on March 7, 1974, which makes Jenna Fischer age be 36 years old as of 2020.
She is also known for appearing in films like The Giant Mechanical Man (2012), The Promotion (2008), Hall Pass (2011), Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007) and Blades of Glory (2007). In addition to the movies, she has made her appealing performances on the television series like You, Me and the Apocalypse. As of now, she is the part of the ABC sitcom Splitting Up Together which has started airing this year. Besides acting, she has also proven to be a successful author by publishing her first book entitled The Actor’s Life in November 2017.
Early Life and Education
Fischer was born in 1974 as Regina Marie Fischer and her place of birth is in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She grew up in St. Louis, Missouri with her parents named Anne Miller (mother) and James E. Fischer (father). Her mother was a history teacher whereas her father was an engineer by profession. Talking more about her family, she has a younger sister named Emily who is a third-grade teacher by profession. Fischer started performing from the age of six by participating in an acting workshop which was also attended by actor Sean Gunn as a child.
She went to the Missouri based Pierremont Elementary School and later attended the private all-girls Catholic school named Nerinx Hall High School. For her higher education, she was enrolled at Truman State University where she started being enrolled as a pre-law history major but later switched her study to theatre and minor in journalism. The actress is the holder of a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree from the University.
Career and Professional Life
Fischer started performing from her childhood days but was noticed while she performed for the tour of Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre group during her college days at Truman State in Missouri. In 1998, she moved to Los Angeles and started performing Commedia dell’arte. While appearing with Zoo District Theatre company in the musical theater adaptation of the 1922’s film Nosferatu, she was noticed by a talent agent who offered a signing deal for more performance.
The actress struggled hard to pursue her career in films and television and has employed her all dedication and efforts for her career. Eventually, she received a paying role in a film which was for psychiatric patients about sex education. In 2001, she appeared in the television sitcom Spin City as a waitress.
In 2004, Fischer became the director and c-writer of the film Lollilove where she herself appeared as Jenna Gunn. The following year, she made a small role in the sex comedy film named The 40-Year-Old Virgin. In 2006, she played in the science fiction comedy horror film Slither as Shelby. The year of 2007, she made her appearance in three movies named Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, the Brothers Solomon and Blades of Glory as Darlene Madison, Michelle and Katie Van Waldenberg respectively.
As Jen Stauber, she appeared in the 2008’s comedy film The Promotion. From 2009 to 2014, she appeared in a single movie each year. In 2017, she played the role of Melanie Sloan in comedy-drama film Brad’s Status. Her latest film The 15:17 to Paris was released on February 9, 2018, which made a total of $57.1 million collections in the Box Office.
Talking about her television role, she made her debut in 2001 by appearing as Betty & Sorority Girl in two episodes of Undeclared. She is better known for her role as Pam Beesly in the television sitcom The Office (2005–2013) where she is the producer playing the main cast. The series went for a total of 188 episodes.
She is also recognized for her role as Katharine Wright in educational comedy television comedy series Drunk History which was produced by Comedy Central. She has been the part of the comedy series Splitting Up Together which premiered on March 27, 2018, on NBC where she appears in the main cast as Lena.
Fischer moved to Los Angeles where her childhood friend named Sean Gunn supported and introduced to his brother James Gunn. Jenna and James fell in love with each other and eventually married on October 7, 2000. After seven years of their conjugal life, they announced their separation in late 2007. They didn’t have any children from their conjugal life and divorced in 2008. Later, Fischer started dating film director screenwriter Lee Kirk. They announced their engagement in June 2009 and tied their knot a year later on July 3, 2010. They have two children named Weston Lee Kirk and Harper Marie Kirk.
Talking more about her personal life, Fischer is interested in working for animal rescue and has been contributing to Kitten Rescue and Rescue Rover, a Los Angeles based organization. While being the part of an event organized at DePauw University where she was invited as a guest, the students interrupted the event by protesting against homophobic, racist and anti-Semitic slurs found on the University.
The interesting part about Hollywood actresses is their body measurement statistics which are normally jaw-dropping. Jenna Fischer stands at the height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs about 57 kilograms. From her regular workout, diet and nutritional chart, she has been able to maintain her physical fitness. She has a perfect appealing body statistics of 35-26-35 inches.
Salary and Net worth
According to the Celebrity Net Worth, actress Jenna Fischer has an estimated net worth of 15 million USD. It has been about two decades if her presence in the industry which in return has provided a good amount of fortune. In addition to her net worth, she has also garnered numbers of awards in her name including Screen Actors Guild Emerging Actor Award[ (2004), Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series[ (2008) and Outstanding Achievement in Film (2010).
Wiki and Facts
The biography of actress Jenna Fischer is available on Wikipedia and some other popular wiki sites. She is also active on social networking sites where her Instagram profile is reachable @msjennafischer. Similarly, she is also active on Twitter @jennafischer. She has retained more than 977k and 1.7 million followers on her Twitter and Instagram profile respectively as of now.