Quick Facts of Jessica Lange

  • Full NameJessica Lange
  • Net Worth$15 Million
  • Date of Birth1949 /04 /20
  • NicknameJessica
  • Marital StatusDivorced
  • BirthplaceAmerica
  • ProfessionActress
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Eye colourHazel
  • Hair colourBlonde
  • BuildSlim
  • Height5 feet 8 inches
  • Weight63 kg
  • Body Measurement36-25-35 inches
  • EducationUniversity of Minnesota
  • Online PresenceInstagram
  • Children3
  • HoroscopeTaurus

Today we are going to talk about the winner of the Best Actress Academy Award for portraying the role of Tootsie in 1983. Similarly, in 2009, she also won a Screen Actors Guild Award for her role in Grey Gardens. The actress is none other than Jessica Lange.

She has also gained popularity for her various roles on the FX series American Horror Story and as Joan Crawford on the FX series Feud: Bette and Joan. If you are one of her fans and want to know more about the star, we suggest you read the entire article as it includes everything about Lange’s biography.

Who is Jessica Lange? Her Bio & Wiki

Jessica Lange was born on 20th April 1949, in Cloquet, Minnesota, the USA as a Jessica Phyllis Lange. Her father is Albert John Lange, who is a teacher, and traveling salesman, and her mother is Dorthy Florance, who is a homemaker. As for siblings, she has a younger brother, George Lange and two older sisters Jane Lange and Ann Lange. Her family shifted over a dozen times from location to location and eventually settled in Cloquet.

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Image: Jessica Lange posing for the photoshoot in 1976

Jessica is a citizen of America, and he belongs to the Finnish, Dutch, and German ethnicity. Jessica attended Cloquet High school in Minnesota. After that, she graduated from the University of Minnesota in Minnesota, where she got an art scholarship to study art and photography. After graduation, she traveled to many locations and finished her education in Paris, where she studied mime theater and joined the Opera-Comique as a dancer.

Jessica Lange’s Professional Life

Jessica began her modeling after fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez discovered her for Wilhelmina modeling agency. Then, she returned to New York and worked as a waitress. She later began her film career from 1933 action-adventure classic King Kong remake of Dino De Laurentiis in 1976, which gave her enormous fame.

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Image: Jessica Lange during an award function

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Jessica Lange made her TV career debut as Maggie the Cat in a production of CBS Playhouse, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. In addition, she has also appeared in the 1985 biopic of Karel Reisz, Sweet Dreams.

She has also made her feature-film debut in the movie Suspect and also appeared in Men Don’t Leave with Hannibal Jackson. Lange is also a huge inspiration for Dahlia Salem, and that’s how she was into acting. Not to forget Lange has also worked with Ann Reinking.

Jessica Lange’s Age, Body Measurement (Height & Weight)

As of 2019, Jessica’s age is 70 years old. Likewise, Lange has a height of 5 ft. 8 inches and weighs 63 kg. She also has blonde, hazel eyes and hair. Lange’s body measurement is 36-25-35 inches, of bust, waist, and hips. She wears 8.5 US shoe size, and she has 6 (US) clothing size.

Jessica Lange’s Personal life: Husband & Children

At the moment, Jessica Lange Lange is single. She previously tied a knot with Spanish photographer Francisco Paco Grande, whom she met while studying art and photography in a university. In 1971, they exchanged their wedding vows, but soon in 1981 they separated.

While she was still married to Franciso, in 1976, she got romantically involved with Mikhail Baryshnikov, a Russian ballet dancer. The pair shares a daughter together, Aleksandra Lange “Shura” Baryshnikov.

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Image: Jessica Lange with her ex Sam Shephard

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Lange briefly dated Sam Shepard in 1982 as an American actor and playwright after splitting from Mikhail. Before breaking up in 2009, the couple lived together in New York City. The couple even shared two kids, a daughter, and a son.

Jessica Lange’s Net Worth

Jessica has an estimated net worth of around $15 million. As she ruled the entertainment industry during the 70s’ and 80s’. Her acting career solely aids her income. Jessica Lange is also Marc Jacobs Beauty’s face, which certainly led to her complete net worth.