Jane Sibbett – The Actress Who Was Initially Chosen For the Role of Rachel on Friends

Jane Sibbett is an American actress renowned for her works in Herman’s Head and Friends. She has been in the showbiz industry for more than three decades. She was even the first choice for the role of Rachel in the American sitcom Friends. 

Furthermore, she has been an advocate for survivors of domestic violence. At present, runs the 1736 Family Crisis Center in Los Angeles.

Who is Jane Sibbett?

Young Jane on her first two regular gigs
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Jane was born on November 28, 1962, in Berkeley, California, USA. She was the youngest among five children of William Ryan Sibbett IV and Gaines Sibbett. 

The 58-year actress always dreamed of becoming a writer. However, she also loved the fact that she could lose her shy self in acting. 

So, eventually, she applied for the theatre program at UCLA. After being accepted into UCLA, she also became a member of the Pi Beta Phi sorority. 

Before entering the showbiz industry, she also used to work as a teenage DJ. Additionally, she worked as a station manager at K-RAT in Sacramento, California. 

Jane was the First Choice for the Role of Rachel in Friends

Jane’s career in the entertainment industry started as a teenage DJ. However, her acting career began with a theatrical debut at the Eagle Theater. Eventually, she also made her debut on the big screen as Jane Wilson on the NBC soap opera Santa Barbara in 1986. 

She played many roles in television, appearing in over 200 episodes. In addition, she has also appeared in many movies. Notably, she was originally offered the role of Rachel in the hit American sitcom Friends. However, she had to decline it as she was pregnant at the time. 

Jane Sibbet's daughters
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Jane Was Previously Married to a Producer

Meanwhile, Jane is not in a relationship with anyone. However, she was previously married to a TV writer and producer Karl Fink. They exchanged wedding vows in 1992 and were together for 24 years before getting a divorce in 2016. 

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She Has Three Children

Jane and Karl were married for 24 years during which they had three children; two daughters and a son. The elder child was born on June 9, 1992 (Ruby Fink). Then, she gave birth to son Kai Fink and second daughter Violet FInk in 1994 and 2000 respectively. 

Jane Sibbett Net Worth

The actress has been in the showbiz industry for over three decades. Throughout this time, she has been a part of numerous movies and TV shows, including her movie Snow Dogs which bagged a whopping $115 million at the box office. In addition, she also earns between $50k-$60k as a salary.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Jane Sibbett has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

Body Measurements

The Friends’ actress stands 5ft 7 inches tall and weighs around 60 kg.

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