Things You Didn’t Know About Jami Gertz

Jami Gertz is an American actress famous for her roles in the movies such as The Lost Boys, Crossroads, Less than Zero, and many other TV series and sitcoms. She was also nominated for an Emmy award for Outstanding Guest Actress. Besides that, she is famous as the wife of the sports team owner Antony Ressler 

Jami Gertz Studied Drama at New York University

Born on October 28, 1965, in Chicago, Illinois, Jami is the daughter of Walter and Sharon. Her parents also gave birth to two other children named Scotta and Michael. Jami and her family come from a Jewish Background.

Talking about her studies she completed her schooling at East High School and took drama as her major at New York University.

Jami Gertz with her husband Antony
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Jami Made Her Film Debut in the Movie Endless Love

Passionate about acting from a very early age, she decided to pursue acting as her career. Her path to her dream came true after she met her first lover Norman Lear her first boyfriend. He recognized the talent in the young lady and offered her the first role in Diff’rent Strokes when she portrayed a recurring role. However, after her small part, she later made her official film debut with the movie Endless Love. After that, she has appeared in various other television shows and movies, Pegs. The Lost Boys, Seinfeld.

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In one of the popular series, Friend, Jami was offered the role of Rachel Green, but she declined. Later on, she also made an appearance in the sitcom Still Standing, and in the movies and shows such as Ally McBeal, Fighting the Odds: Marilyn Gambrell Story, Modern Family, Entourage, The neighbor as Debbie Weaver. Throughout her acting career, she has also been nominated for one of the prestigious awards, the Emmy for the Outstanding guest series in one of the comedy series she played in.

Jami Gertz during her early days
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Jami Gertz Married to the Billionnaire, Antony Ressler

The actress shared her vows with the successful financier, Antony Ressler. Together they have three beautiful children and they are living a happy life in Malibu, California.  Her husband, Antony co-founded the firm Apollo FGlobal in 1990 . Later on, in 1997 he also launched another business Ares Management.

The power couple is also a philanthropist and founding member of an organization named Painted Turtle Camp. This organization looks after the children suffering from severe illnesses during camping.

Jami is also one of the investors who have made contributions to many businesses such as the MLB franchise baseball team. Additionally, she is a board of directors of Melanoma Research Alliance. Also, Jamie and her husband are the founder of the school; Gertz-Ressler High Academy in Los Angeles.

Jami Gertz Net Worth

The multitalented, actress, businesswoman, and philanthropist is living a quality life with her husband and children. She acted in the Big Screen movies such as The Lost Boys, Less than Zero, and as an investor of many businesses her net worth is estimated to be around $3 billion.

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