Jennifer Love Hewitt Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Adekunle Olanrewaju Jason
Oct 12, 2022 By Adekunle Olanrewaju Jason
Originally Published on Jun 27, 2022
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About Jennifer Love Hewitt

Jennifer Love Hewitt is a popular actress, singer, and producer from the United States who is known for her films and series from the ’90s like 'The Client List' and 'The Ghost Whisperer'.

Jennifer Love Hewitt was born on February 21, 1979 in Waco, Texas, in the U.S. She was born to Herbert Daniel Hewitt and Patricia Mae.

Herbert Daniel Hewitt was a medical technician, while Patricia Mae was a speech-language pathologist. From a very young age, Jennifer Love Hewitt loved music. It was because of her fondness for music that Jennifer Love Hewitt chose a career in the music industry. At just the age of three, she sang 'The Greatest Love Of All' at a livestock show. She also sang 'Help Me Make It Through The Night' at a restaurant dance hall. She became a part of the Texas Show Team at the age of nine. At the age of 10, Jennifer Love Hewitt received the crown of 'Texas Our Little Miss Talent Winner'. She later moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in music and acting. While in Los Angeles, Jennifer Love Hewitt attended Lincoln High School. There, she met Jonathan Neville, who became a talent scout, and recommended Hewitt for a role in 'Party Of Five'. During high school, Jennifer Love Hewitt appeared in many TV commercials. She was also a part of 'Kids Incorporated' on the Disney Channel. She got her first role in 'Little Miss Millions'. She was also seen in the film 'Sister Act 2: Back In The Habit' and in series like 'McKenna', 'Shaky Ground', and 'The Byrds Of Paradise'.

Jennifer Love Hewitt's character as Sara Reeves Merrin in 'Party Of Five' on Fox Network propelled her to fame in 1995. Until the show's last season in 1999, she played the character of Sara. She also received a lot of nominations as Sara, such as a Young Star award, a Kids' Choice award, and a Teen Choice award. She also got a lot of recognition for her role in the 1997 film 'I Know What You Did Last Summer'. She also played a character in the 1998 sequel named 'I Still Know What You Did Last Summer'. This film brought her a lot of success and fame. Jennifer Love Hewitt also had a starring role in 'Can't Hardly Wait', a teen comedy, in 1998 where she played Amanda Beckett. In 1999, she produced and acted in 'Time Of Your Life', a spin-off of 'Party Of Five'.

Jennifer Love Hewitt got a lot of leading roles throughout the early 2000s. She also got the lead role in 'The Ghost Whisperer' from 2005-2010. And she played the main character in a series called 'The Client List' from 2012-2013. She played Kate Callahan in 'Criminal Minds' from 2014-2015. In 2018, she starred in '9-1-1', a Fox series. In 1992, Jennifer Love Hewitt released her debut album called 'Love Songs'. She has had many successful albums, which will be discussed in the coming sections.

Jennifer Love Hewitt has been married to Brian Hallisay since 2013, and they have three children. Atticus James was born in June 2015, while Autumn James was born in November 2013. Aidan was born in September 2021.

Jennifer Love Hewitt Net Worth, Earnings, & Spending Habits

What is Jennifer Love Hewitt’s net worth?

It is estimated that Jennifer Love Hewitt has a net worth of $22 million. When Hewitt was at her peak, she lived in LA in the neighborhood named Toluca Lake where she had three homes. She sold one of the homes to Hillary Duff for $1.7 million in 2006. She purchased one more lake house in the region for $5.5 million in 2006 but sold it in 2014.

How much does Jennifer Love Hewitt earn per year?

It is not known how much Jennifer Love Hewitt earns per year. Her net worth is high due to the various TV shows and movies she has acted in and produced. She also has a lot of successful music albums.

Height, Age, & Physical Attributes

How tall is Jennifer Love Hewitt?

Jennifer Love Hewitt is 5 ft 2 in (157 cm) tall.

How old is Jennifer Love Hewitt?

Jennifer Love Hewitt was born on February 21, 1979. As of May 2022, she is 43 years old.

Childhood And Education

Jennifer Love Hewitt was born in February 1979 in Waco, Texas. She was born to Patricia Mae and Herbert Daniel Hewitt. Jennifer Love Hewitt was raised in the Central Texas locality of Nolanville. When she was young, her parents divorced each other, and Jennifer Love Hewitt was single-handedly raised by her mother along with her older brother. Her brother's name is Todd Hewitt. When she was young, she started appearing in various TV commercials. From a young age, she was attracted to music and sang 'The Greatest Love Of All' at a local livestock show. At the age of five, she was already a dancer. Hewitt and her mother moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in singing and acting. She went to Lincoln High School, where her classmate, who became a talent scout, recommended her for a role in 'Party Of Five'.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Jennifer Love Hewitt’s partner?

Jennifer Love Hewitt dated many high-profile figures between the ’90s and the 2000s like Joey Lawrence, Will Friedle, Patrick Wilson, Carson Daly, John Mayer, Rich Cronin, and Jamie Kennedy. She started dating Ross McCall, the Scottish actor, in 2005 when he made an appearance in 'The Ghost Whisperer'. They got engaged in November 2007 but separated in late 2008.

Jennifer Love Hewitt married Brian Hallisay, the actor, on November 20, 2013. She met Hallisay on the set of 'The Client List'. In November 2013, their daughter Autumn James was born. In June 2015, their son Atticus James was born. Their third child, Aidan James, was born in September 2021.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

When she was in high school, Jennifer Love Hewitt appeared in many TV commercials. She later landed a role on Disney Chanel's variety show 'Kids Incorporated'. Her performances were so good that she was awarded three Young Artist award nominations. After just a year, she landed a starring film role in 'Little Miss Millions'. She was also seen in 'Sister Act 2: Back In The Habit'. She was also seen in some TV series like 'The Byrds Of Paradise', 'Shaky Ground', and 'McKenna'.

She propelled to stardom a few years later with her role as Sara Reeves Merrin in 'Party Of Five' in 1995 on Fox Network. She was initially just cast for nine episodes, but due to the success of the character, Sara became a series regular. Until the show's sixth and final season in 1999, Jennifer Love Hewitt continued playing the character. In 1997, she appeared in the hit film named 'I Know What You Did Last Summer'. She played the character of Julie James. The film also had the superb cast members Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, and Freddie Prinze Jr. The film made $125 million all over the world. She was also part of the sequel in 1999 named 'I Still Know What You Did Last Summer'.

In 1998, she starred as Amanda Beckett in 'Can't Hardly Wait', a hit teen comedy that is loved all over the world. Jennifer Love Hewitt also produced and acted in the spin-off of 'Party Of Five' named 'Time Of Your Life' in 1999. The show did not do well and was canceled midway through the first season.

Throughout the early 2000s, Hewitt did a lot of films and was applauded for each and every character. She got great reviews in movies like 'Garfield' and 'The Audrey Hepburn Story'. Next, she got the main role of Melinda Gordon in 'The Ghost Whisperer' and played the character from 2005-2010. She played the character of Riley Parks on 'The Client List' from 2012-2013. She played Kate Callahan on 'Criminal Minds', the TV series. Since 2018, she has also starred in '9-1-1', the Fox series.

Aside from being an actress and producer, Jennifer Love Hewitt has also won fame as a vocalist. Her debut studio album was released in 1992 under the name 'Love Songs'. 'Let's Go Bang' was released in 1995. Her self-titled album was released in 1996. In 1999, her album 'How Do I Deal' was released, and this album reached Number 59 on the Billboard Hot 100. The single from this album was also featured in 'I Still Know What You Did Last Summer'. She was formerly signed to Jive Records. In 2002, she released the album 'BareNaked'.

She also has a lot of followers on her Instagram account.

What awards has Jennifer Love Hewitt won?

  • Jennifer Love Hewitt won the Texas 'Our Little Miss Talent' pageant when she was 10.
  • Jennifer Love Hewitt was nominated for her character in 'Party Of Five' for a Kids' Choice award, a Teen Choice award, and a Young Star award.
  • She has won many awards throughout her career and has appeared in several publications' lists of 'The World's Most Beautiful Women'.
  • She won the Blockbuster Entertainment award in the category of 'Favorite Actress - Horror' for 'I Still Know What You Did Last Summer' (1998). In 2011, she was also nominated for a Golden Globe award in the category of 'Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television' for her role in 'The Client List.'
  • In 2007 and 2008, Jennifer Love Hewitt also won the Saturn award for 'The Best Actress on TV'.

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Jennifer Love Hewitt Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

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Actress, Singer, Producer


Lincoln High School

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Brian Hallisay


Patricia Mae, Herbert Daniel Hewitt


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