Jennifer Esposito: biography
The ex-wife of Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Esposito is famous for her roles in TV series. However, she also participates in movies, one of which won the Academy Award in three categories.
Jennifer was born in spring 1973 into the family of Italian migrants. The mother, Phyllis, was a designer; the father, Robert, worked as a consultant in an office equipment store. The girl grew up with a sister, Suzanne. She attended a Catholic school and a drama studio; later, the future celebrity worked part-time as a waitress.
The artist debuted in an episode of the series The City in 1995. Three years later, she had a memorable part of Nancy in the youth horror I Still Know What You Did Last Summer.
Paul Haggis’s Crash became the most celebrated project in Jennifer’s career; the movie defeated Brokeback Mountain and received the Academy Awards in 2005. The woman played Ria, the girlfriend of the police officer Graham Waters (Don Cheadle).
In the 2001 thriller Don’t Say a Word, Esposito was a detective herself: she got the role of Sandra Cassidy and played it convincingly. The investigation movie Summer of Sam based on a true story brought the role of the singer Ruby.
Since the mid-2000s, Esposito has been working on series mostly: the detective Taxi Brooklyn, the drama Mistresses, and the 14th season of NCIS where the actress personified the former Special Agent Alexandra Quinn.
The first marriage to Bradley Cooper was short-term. Soon, Jennifer got engaged to the tennis player Mark Philippoussis, but they broke up eventually.
Esposito’s ex-husband was dating the Russian model Irina Shayk for five years, but the couple announced their split-up in June 2019; even the daughter Lea De Seine could not save the relationship.
In November 2014, the actress married Kate Winslet’s ex-boyfriend, the British model Louis Dowler. In 2016, the media reported their divorce. Today, one can see some photos with a blue-eyed blond on Jennifer’s Instagram. The woman has no children.
The artist has gluten-sensitive enteropathy. Esposito was removed from the movie set of the detective Blue Bloods during an aggravation period and accused the CBS channel of inappropriate behavior. In 2013, the celebrity opened the café Jennifer’s Way with a non-gluten menu; she published the book under the same title the next year, and it proved to be a New York Times bestseller.
Although the actress is slim and beautiful, she prefers to share photos of her Labradoodle dogs rather than pictures in a swimsuit on Instagram.
On July 26, 2019, Amazon Prime Video premiered the series The Boys. The actress personifies Susan Raynor, the deputy director of the CIA. The story is based on the comics under the same title and portrays the opposition between the CIA and rowdy superheroes. The second season will have been filmed by November 2019.
Jennifer Esposito’s net worth is $4 million in 2019.
- 1995 – The City
- 1998 - I Still Know What You Did Last Summer
- 1999 - Summer of Sam
- 2001 – Don’t Say a Word
- 2004 – Crash
- 2007-2009 - Samantha Who?
- 2010-2012 – Blue Bloods
- 2014 - Taxi Brooklyn
- 2015 - Mistresses
- 2016-2017 - NCIS
- 2019 – The Boys