Jessica Dominique Marais is the renowned name in Hollywood as an Australian actress. She is notable for her performance on Australian television Packed to the Rafters and Love Child. The actress also got the opportunity to appear on the popular American drama series Magic City. Through IMDb, it is known that she is the only female nominee who was nominated for the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Television in 2017.
Early Life and Education
Her biography explains her wonderful childhood days and how she recovered from the grief of her father’s death.
Marais’s childhood memories
According to IMDb, she was born on 29th January 1985 in Johannesburg, South Africa making her present age of 33. Then her family lived in Canada and New Zealand. At the age of nine, she moved to Perth, Western Australia with her parents where she spent most of her childhood. Six months later, her father died of a heart attack while returning from the family picnic due to which her mother Karen had to fulfill the responsibility to raise Marais and her sister Clara.
About her education, the beauty completed her schooling in 2002 from John XXII College in Claremont and St. Hilda’s Anglican School for Girls. In 2007, she graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art and in the final year, Jessica won the role in Packed to the Rafters.
Career and Professional Life
Jessica was interested in acting from her early childhood and studied to pursue her dream in drama.
Jessica’s journey in the field of drama
Marais was lucky enough as she got to portray the role of Rachel Rafter on the TV series Packed to the Rafters while attending NIDA. The series became a success and she came into the limelight. She was featured in the series from Season One to Season Four i.e. from 2008-2012 and the actress left the series in July 2013. Then, she went to the United States and was cast in the American drama Magic City. After that, the lady returned back to Australia and had the role in the drama Love Child in 2014. From 2016 onwards she is appearing in Channel’s Ten’s drama The Wrong Girl.
She had a love affair with the actor James Stewart which couldn’t last long. However, the actress is leading her life with her daughter.
The actress’s love life and husband
This celebrity fell in love with the former Packed to the Rafters co-star James Stewart and the couple was engaged in 1009. They were blessed with a daughter named Scout Edie Stewart who was born on 9 May 2012. But their relationship came to the end after five years and James Stewart missed the chance to be the husband of the beautiful actress.
Marais has maintained her figure and personality through workouts and healthy diet.
Some of Jessica’s physical features
She is slim with the body measurement of 36-24-36 in. 5 ft 7 in tall actress weighs 55 kg. The Aquarius lady has blue colored eyes and blonde hair. Her dress size is 4 (US), feet size is 9.5 (US) and bra size is 34 with cup B.
Salary and Net worth
Jessica has her own identity in the film industry which is gained through her hard work and dedication.
Her earnings and lifestyle
She sustained in the field of drama and became able to earn both name and fame. She is paid with good salary and her net worth is estimated to be $1.2 million which describes her lavish lifestyle.
Wiki and Facts
The actress is active on many social sites including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
The unknown facts about this actress
Her biography states that she has won many awards including Logie for “Most Popular New Female Talent” and Graham Kennedy Award for “Most Outstanding New Talent” plus was nominated for the Gold Logie in 2017.