Quick Facts of Jennifer Mary Butala
- Full NameJennifer Mary Butala
- Net Worth$16 million
- Date of Birth1971 /09 /30
- NicknameJenna Elfman
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States
- EthnicityMixed (Croatian, English, Scottish, and German)
- Eye colourBlue
- Hair colourBlue
- SpouseBodhi Elfman
- Height5 feet 10 inches
- Weight55 kg
- EducationLos Angeles County High School, California State University, Westside School of Ballet
- Online Presencefacebook, twitter, instagram
Jenna Elfman is an American actress and dancer who debuted with a music video appearance in the Halo song of Depeche Mode in the entertainment industry back in 1990.
In 1994, she began her acting career with a TV show, The George Carlin Show, and in 1997 in the film Grosse Pointe Blank. She is a member of the Scientology Church and takes part in many fundraising activities. Read more about Jenna Elfman.
Jenna Elfman Bio
Jenna Elfman was born in Los Angeles, California on September 30, 1971. First, her name was Jennifer Mary Butala later she changed her name to Jenna Elfman. As per 2018, her age is 47 years old. Her birth sign is Libra. She is the daughter of Grace Butala and Richard Butala. Her mother was a homemaker and father was a Hughes Aircraft executive.
She is the youngest daughter of her family and she grew up in her hometown with her siblings. Jenna belongs to Croatian ancestry from her father and was brought up as Roman Catholic. Whereas her mother belonged to Scottish, German and English ancestry.
At the age of 5, she started doing ballet but because of her ankle injury, at the age of 16 she left ballet. For her higher studies, she went to Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. For her higher college studies, she entered a public university called California State University, Northridge.
Jenna Elfman Body Measurement (Height, Weight)
Taking about Elfman’s body, she has a height of 5 feet 10 inches. Additionally, she weighs around 55 kg. She has a body measurement of 34-24-34 inches. Furthermore, her hair color is blonde and eye color is blue.
Jenna Elfman Career
Jenna Elfman is both dancer and an actor. At first, Jenna Elfman her career as a dancer. She appeared in the Music Videos for Depeche Mode’s song Halo in 1990 and started doing more music videos. Jenna started her acting career after appearing in an episode of the 1994 American sitcom The George Carlin Show in the role of a psychedelic girl.
Back in 1997, she made her movie debut in Grosse Pointe Blank as Tanya. After her debut, she did multiple movies and series such as Looney Tunes: Back in Action, The Six Wives of Henry Lefay and Friends with Benefits.
Moreover, In 1997, she made her film debut as Tanya in Grosse Pointe Blank. After her debut, she has made several films and series like Looney Tunes: Back in Action, Henry Lefay’s Six Wives and Friends with Benefits. She was cast with popular actors Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis in the film Friends with Benefits 2011.
As for her television career, she has become a big name in the industry, as she has been involved in many large projects. In Two and a Half Men she appeared as, the main cast in purpose in the role of Billie.
Elfman was a major cast on an American TV sitcom Dharma & Greg featuring Dharma Freedom Finkelstein Montgomery in the 119 episodes. She won some prestigious awards, such as the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in 1999 and TV Guide Award for Favourite Actress in a Comedy.
As of 2018, together with popular actors like Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Frank Dillane, and Lorenzo James Henrie, Jenna cast in the ongoing series Fearing the Walking Dead as Naomi, whose fourth season premiered on 15 April 2018.
Jenna Elfman Personal Life
Jenna Elfman is married women. She got married to American actor Bodhi Elfman on February 18, 1995. The couple first met at an audition for a Sprite drink when Bodhi was a Scientologist practitioner.
Since 2003, both husband and wife are active Scientologists. She is a member of the Church of Scientology. In 2008, together with actor Charlie Sheen, she hosted the Scientology affiliated New York Rescue Workers Detoxification Project Charity Event. Later, Elfman gave birth to his first child, a son, Story Elias Elfman, on 23 July 2007, and a second son, Easton Quinn Monroe Elfman, on 2 March 2010.
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Moreover, she is highly involved in fundraising. She has contributed a lot to raising funds by hosting a comedy show, making fans donate charities to recognize her birthday and to raise awareness.
Jenna Elfman Net Worth
It estimated that Jenna Elfman has a net worth of 16 million dollars. Her main source of income is her career, followed by backing offers, advertisements, and video music. For her appearance in the Accidentally on Purpose series, she earned $125,000 per episode.
Elfman and her husband purchased a $ 4million 5,000 square feet house in 2000, once owned by the legendary singer Madonna.