Quick Facts of Jodi Lyn O'Keefe

  • Full NameJodi Lyn O'Keefe
  • Date of Birth10 October, 1978
  • NicknameJodi O'Keefe
  • BirthplaceCliffwood Beach, New Jersey, United States
  • Ethnicity Irish, Czech, Austrian, Polish, Swedish
  • Religion Roman Catholic
  • ProfessionActress, Model, Fashion designer, Jewelry designer
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1995–present
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Dark Brown
  • BuildSlim
  • Height5 Feet 10 Inches
  • Weight 57kg
  • Body Measurement36-25-34
  • EducationSaint John Vianney High School
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Instagram, Twitter
  • Horoscope Libra
  • Net Worth$5 Million
Jodi Lyn

Short Description of Jodi Lyn

Jodi Lyn O’Keefe, professionally known as Jodi Lyn, is an American model and actress. Jodi Lyn hit the spotlight at the age of 17 when she started portraying Cassidy Bridges on “Nash Bridges.”

Also, she is best known for her incredible role as Gretchen Morgan on “Prison Break” and as Josette “Jo” Laughlin in “The Vampire Diaries.”

Early Life

Jodi Lyn O’Keefe was born in Cliffwood Beach, New Jersey, on October 10, 1978. She is the daughter of a homemaker Noreen and a director of labor relations of Merck, Jack O’Keefe. She has two sisters; Jenna and Heather.


Jodi Lyn O’Keefe began her professional career at the age of 8 and started modeling for a Jeans company. She left her junior high school to star on the soap opera “Another World” and appeared in the role of Marguerite “Maggie” Cory.

Later, she acted in the role of Cassidy on “Nash Bridges” which made her able to be in the spotlight. She then worked in the big screen debut in “Halloween H20: 20 Years Later”. She turned into the big star and appeared in numerous movies like “The Crow: Salvation,” “Devil In The Flesh 2” and “Whatever It Takes,” “She’s All That,” and “Out for Blood.”

Speaking of her small screen career, she appeared on numerous shows like “Two and a Half Men,” “Tru Calling,” “The Big Bang Theory,” “Dharma & Greg,” “Boston Legal” “The Evidence,” “Prison Break.” She appeared in the role of Gretchen Morgan on Prison Break.

Personal Life

Jodi Lyn’s dating life has both ups and downs. Back in 1995, she once dated American actor Al Santos. The couple did not make it out thus got separated. After two years, she started dating America actor Don Johnson. Johnson was around 29 years older than O’Keefe.

In the following year, she dated American actor Jaime Gomez. They both worked together for Nash Bridges together in 1996. After three relationship failures, she was in a long time relationship with American actor John Cusack. The couple started dating since 2003 and dated for around six years. They got separated in March 2009.

After these ups and downs in the personal life, o’Keefe seems to be out of the dating zone. After her breakup with longtime boyfriend Cusack, she is not dating anyone. She appears to be single and enjoying her life out of paparazzi. She shares numerous photos on her Instagram with Bobby Roth, Andy Mackenzie, and Matthew Davis.

Net Worth

Jodi Lyn started her professional career in 1995, and it’s been over two decades. She did not reveal the exact figure of her net worth, but some sites claim that she has earned around $5 Million throughout her career. O’Keefe collected such a huge net worth through her acting, modeling and fashion designing career. She owns a clothing line “Queen George Clothing” and is also the owner of her jewelry line.