Jane Leeves Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Oluniyi Akande
Nov 22, 2022 By Oluniyi Akande
Originally Published on May 19, 2022
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Jane Leeves is an English actress who has starred in many movies and tv shows. Do you want to know more about her? Then read on to know more.
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About Jane Leeves

Jane Leeves Elizabeth is an English actress, producer, and model.
She started as a model until she made her film debut in the movie 'The Meaning Of Life.' Jane Leeves is most famous for playing the character on the television sitcom 'Frasier' as Daphne Moon from 1993-2004.
In 1983, she made her debut with a role on the British comedy show 'The Benny Hill Show,' and emerged as a dancer in Monty Python's 'The Meaning Of Life.' From 1986-1988, she starred in 'Pandora's Clock' as Rachel Sherwood. In 1996 she had her leading title role in the sitcom 'Throb,' then she obtained a part in the TV sitcom 'Murphy Brown.' From 2010-2015, Jane played the 40-something ex eyebrow artist to the stars, Joy Scroggs. She received recognition in films such as 'Miracle On 34th Street,' 'Music Of The Heart' in 1999, and 'The Event' in 2003. Jane began starring in the Fox medical drama 'The Resident' in the year 2018. She is an engineer and a nurse; she was raised with a brother and two sisters. She has a huge fan base for her acting skills in both the film and television industry.
Continue reading to out everything you need to know about Jane Leeves including her net worth, her childhood, and career accomplishments.

Jane Leeves' Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Jane Leeves' net worth?

The award-winning actress has an estimated net worth of $16 million which she has received throughout her successful career as an actress. She lives in Los Angeles now.

How much does Jane Leeves earn per year?

She was paid $367,500 for each episode of the television sitcom 'Frasier.' It is estimated that Jane Leeves earns $2.5 million per year thanks to her successful career as an actor.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Jane Leeves?

Jane Leeves stands at 5 ft 10 in (178 cm).

How old is Jane Leeves?

Jane is 61 years old as of 2022; she was born on April 18, 1961.

Childhood And Education

Jane Leeves graduated from Bush Davies School of Dance and studied ballet in East Grinstead. She was born in Ilford, Essex.

Jane moved to Crawley, West Sussex. Leeves was a trained ballet dancer, and she was trained at the Bush Davies School of Dance. She had an ankle injury which ruined the possibility of a career in ballet.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Jane Leeves' partner?

Jane has been married to Marshall Coben since December 21, 1996. Jane lives in a house in Malibu with her husband.
Jane Leeves has two children: Isabella Kathryn Coben born in 2001, and Finn William Coben born in 2003.
Jane's father's name is Collin Leeves, her mother's name is Ruth Leeves, and her siblings are Kathryn Leeves and Richard Leeves.

Career And Professional Highlights

Jane Leeves appeared as the troublesome Marla the virgin in four episodes of Seinfeld: 'The Virgin,' 'The Pilot,' 'The Finale: Part 2,' and 'The Contest.' During this time, Leeves was cast for the pilot of comedy series called 'Red Dwarf'. She had a role as a dancer in the 1985 film ‘To Live And Die In LA.’
In 1993, Jane joined the cast of the television series 'Frasier' as the forthright, eccentric, and psychic Mancunian Daphne Moon. By the eighth season, she was pregnant, and the writers included her pregnancy into the show by writing a storyline about weight gain due to her character's stress from her relationship with Niles. While she was on 'Frasier', she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 1998, and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress: Series, Miniseries, or Television Film in 1995.

Best Known For…

From 1993-2004, Jane Leeves was famous for playing the character Daphne Moon on the TV sitcom 'Frasier'. Leeves was nominated for an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe for her role on the 'Frasier' sitcom. Jane is currently a comedian, British actress, dancer, producer, model, and singer. Jane has made a remarkable name for herself in the entertainment world, in theater, television, and films over the last 20 years. In 1993, Jane became famous for her role as Daphne in the award-winning show called 'Frasier.' Leeves is well known for her role on Television Land's sitcom series 'Hot In Cleveland' as Joy Scroggs.

Charity Work

Jane Leeves has supported two charities: American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.
She has also supported Toys for Tots, which collects new, unopened and unwrapped gifts for less fortunate children and the Marines deliver the toys to the children. She has been proud of Sgt Eric's work and posted some pictures of him and his colleagues on Twitter. She said, 'These guys were the absolute best!'

What awards has Jane Leeves won?

In 1998, she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award. She got the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in 'Frasier' (1993) for playing Daphne Moon.
In 1995, she was a nominee for a Golden Globe. She received the Best Performance Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries, or Motion Picture Made for Television for her role in 'Frasier' (1993).
In 1995, she was awarded the Viewers for Quality Television award as a Best-Supporting Actress in a Quality Comedy Series.
In 2000, she was awarded the Screen Actors Guild Award in the category of an Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.

Jane Leeves' Hobbies And Interests

Jane's hobbies are modeling, singing, acting, and dancing. Her favorite actor is David Hyde Pierce, and her favorite actress is Helen Mirren. Her favorite destination is London.
Jane's favorite TV shows are 'Hot In Cleveland' and 'Frasier.'

Other Interesting Jane Leeves Facts And Trivia

Jane Leeves made a guest appearance as Lynette and Tom's therapist in the cast of ‘Desperate Housewives.’
Her nationality is British.
Jane's worst moment was during a break between an episode of 'Frasier,' when she developed an allergic reaction.
In 'The Benny Hill Show,' Jane became a member of the Hill's Angels, appearing in sketches as a flighty secretary and a maid.
She received recognition for a role in films such as 'Miracle On 34th Street' in 1994.
Her US acting credits include roles in 'Throb' and 'Murphy Brown'.
Jane Leeves has had roles in various movies and TV shows such as 'Blossom' (TV show), 'James And The Giant Peach' (movie), 'Miracle On 34th Street' (movie), 'Misconceptions' (TV show), 'Mr. Write' (movie), 'Crowded' (TV show), 'Desperate Housewives' (TV show), 'Frasier' (TV show), 'Garfield: A Tail Of Two Kitties' (movie), 'Hot In Cleveland' (TV show).
Leeves maintains good relationships with her co-stars, David Hyde Pierce and Peri Gilpin. Peri is Isabella's godmother and the late John Mahoney is Finn's godfather.

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Jane Leeves Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

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Place of Birth




178 cm

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Child Star?





Bush Davies School Of Theatre Arts

Net Worth



Marshall Coben


Collin Leeves, Ruth Leeves


Kathryn Leeves, Richard Leeves

Annual Earnings

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