Jessica Chastain

Birth Day March 24th, 1977
Birth Place Sonoma, California
Age 44 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Aries

Jessica Michelle Chastain, professionally known as Jessica Chastain is an American actress, Voice Artist, and producer. She is famous for being the founder of the production company "Freckle Films" in 2016, and also known as starring in several films & TV series such as "Take Shelter", "Coriolanus", "The Tree of Life", "The Help", "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted", "Zero Dark Thirty", "Mama", "Interstellar", "A Most Violent Year", "The Martian", "Miss Sloane", "Molly's Game", "It Chapter Two", "Blackbeard", "Animals", "Saturday Night Live", "Close to Home", "Law & Order: Trial by Jury", "Til Death", "ER", "Scenes from a Marriage", and more.


Jessica Chastain signed a contract to a talent holding deal by the television producer John Well and she featured in the many stage production including "Romeo and Juliet", "The Heiress, "Salome", "Othello", "The Cherry Orchard". She has produced several of her films such as "The Zookeeper's Wife", "Ava", "I am Jane Doe", "The Disappearance of Eleanor". She has won the different types of Awards 50 (Total win) and nominated 122 Awards such as AACTA Awards, Academy Awards, Critics' Choice Movie Awards, Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association, Golden Globe Awards, Georgia Film Critics Association, and much more. Her film "The Help" grossed $216 million at the box office to became her most widely seen film to that point, "Madagascar" grossed $747 million, the film ranked as her highest-grossing release, "Interstellar" grossed over $701 million worldwide with a budget of $165 million to rank as her highest-grossing live-action film to date, and "The Martian" gross over $600 million. She hosted an episode of "Saturday Night Live and voiced the virtual reality production "Spheres: Songs of Spacetime.


Additionally, Jessica Chastain is a vocal advocate for equal pay in the workplace and turns down offers of work whose salaries she finds unfair. She spoke out in support of actress Michelle Williams, who was paid less than her co-star Mark Wahlberg for the film All the Money in the World. In 2016, she became an advisory board member to the organization We Do It Together which produces films and television shows to promote women empowerment and she featured alongside man Hollywood celebrities in a theatrical production of The Children's Monologues which performed a monologue. The event raised funds for Dramatic Need which helps African children pursue a career in the arts. She supports charitable organizations that promote mental health with the nonprofit organization To Write Love on Her Arms to help high-school students of alternate sexual and gender identities overcome insecurities where she takes a stand against bullying and body shaming. She has campaigned for access to affordable reproductive health care for women. She was named the sexiest vegetarian actress in a poll conducted by PETA in 2012, and she was featured in AskMen's listing of the most desirable women from 2012 to 2014. In 2015, Glamour magazine ranked her as one of the best-dressed women and was named one of the 100 most influential people in the World in 2012. She became the global ambassador for the Swiss jewelry and watchmaking company Piaget SA in 2015 and was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science as well as she was made the face of Ralph Lauren's Fragrance campaign named Woman and endorsed a Yves Saint Laurent fragrance call Manifesto. She has more than 3.6 million followers on her Instagram account @jessicachastain and 832K follower on her Twitter account @Jes_chastain.


As a Feminist, Jessica Chastain has often spoken out against the discrimination faced by women and minorities in Hollywood. She advocates for greater gender balance on sets including more representative of women of film crews and in positions of power and collaborated with 300 women in Hollywood to set the Time's Up initiative to protect women from harassment and discrimination. She aims to "amplify the voices" of victims of Sexual harassment in the industry on social media.

In 2021, Jessica Chastain will star alongside Eddie Redmayne in "The Good Nurse", and portray country singer-songwriter Rammy Wynette in the biographical miniseries "George and Tammy" as well as she will star as the televangelist's Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker in the drama "The Eyes of Tammy Faye", and reunite wi with Ralph Fiennes in "The Forgiven", & "The 355". As a producer, she will reunite with Octavia Spencer in a comedy film, for which she negotiated a higher salary for Spencer and also serve as executive producer on a television adaptation of Alice Feeney's thriller novel His and Hers. On 4 September 2021, she and Oscar are playing the role of a couple in the HBO drama miniseries "Scenes From a Marriage" as they posed for pictures with their arms wrapped around each other while on the carpet at the Venice Film Festival premiere of "Scenes from a Marriage".

Early Life

Born with the real name of Jessica Michelle Chastain on 24 March 1977. She grabs American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity as she is of French, Dutch, English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Welsh, and Irish descent on her mother's side and Basque, Castilian/Spanish, Greek, English, and German on her father's side. She was conceived in Sacramento, California, the United States which is her birthplace as well as hometown. Likewise, Christian is her religion and white is her race. As per her birth date, her zodiac sign is Aries. She celebrated her 44th birthday on 14 March 2021 which is her present age.
Jessica Chastain is the daughter of her mother, Jerri Renee Hastey (nee Chastain), a vegan chef, and her father, Michael Monasterio, a rock musician. At the age of 55, her father died of complications from bronchitis on 5 February 2013. Later, her mother got married to a fire-fighter Michael Hastey and she has said that her stepfather was the first person to make her feel secure. She has four siblings: two sisters and two brothers. Her sister Juliet died by suicide in 2003 following years of drug addiction.  
Moving towards Jessica Chastain's education, she graduated from EI Camino High School in 1995. Later, she enrolled in Sacramento City College from 1996 to 1997, during which she was a member of the institution's debate team. In 1998, she finished her education at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts as well as she graduated from the Juilliard School with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2003 and attended as a member of the Drama Division's Group 32.

Married Life

At the age of 44, Jessica Chastain is currently a married, lady. She tied the knot to Gian Luca Passi De Preposulo, who works as a fashion executive for the French clothing company Moncler, which specializes in high-end down jackets and sportswear as well as He began his career as the director of public relations at the Italian fashion house Armani and worked under Roberta Armani. He is also a co-founder of a brand of premium Prosecco named FIOL which was created with the goal of changing the culture surrounding Prosecco and other sparkling wines. He has collaborated with famous stars of Hollywood like George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, etc. She met him on the day she was nominated for an Oscar and she started dating him in 2013. She got married on 10 June 2017 at his family's estate in Carbonera, Italy. The couple had a daughter named Giulietta Passi Chastain through surrogacy in 2018 and their second child was born in 2020. By sexuality, she is straight.


Moreover, Jessica Chastain was in a long-term relationship with writer-director, Ned Benson that ended in the year 2011. She had an affair with Megan Ellison in 2011. In 2012, she was rumored to be dating Edgar Ramirez during the filming of "Zero Dark Thirty" and also was rumored to be dating an actor Tom Hiddleston in 2012 but they separated in January 2013.

Net Worth

As of 2021, Jessica Chastain has an estimated net worth of $50 million whereas her major source of income is from her acting career. She got $700000 for her role in Woman Walks Ahead and her film "Interstellar" grossed over $701 million worldwide to emerge as her highest-grossing live-action film. Her exact salary has not been disclosed yet but she possibly earns millions of dollars salary income. However, she also earns from her brand endorsements, sponsors, and her own production company. She has done several products most notably the Woman by Ralph Lauren Perfume and Yves Sint Laurent Manifesto Perfume. In 2020, she is an investor in the forthcoming National Women's Soccer team Angel City Football Club. Her husband's Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo has an estimated net worth of around $12 million US Dollars as of 2021 by profession of fashion executive and business ventures too.

Body Measurement

The multi-talented lady, Jessica Chastain stands at the height of 5 feet 4 inches (162.5 cm) with a slim body builds. She has a well maintain bodyweight of 56 Kg (123 Ibs). She has a pair of gorgeous green eyes and her hair color is dark brown. Furthermore, her body measurement is 36-25-35 inches, and used to wears 8 US dress size, 7 US shoe size.

Filmography

Movies

  • 2008- "Jolene"
  • 2009- "Stolen"
  • 2010- "The Westerner", "The Debt"
  • 2011- "Take Shelter", "Coriolanus", "The Tree of Life", "The Help", "Wilde Salome", "Texas Killing Fields"
  • 2012- "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted", "Lawless", "The Color of Time", "Zero Dark Thirty"
  • 2013- "Mama", "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby"
  • 2014- "Miss Julie", "Interstellar", "A Most Violent Year"
  • 2015- "Unity", "The Martian", "Crimson Peak"
  • 2016- "The Huntsman: Winter's War", "Miss Sloane"
  • 2017- "I Am Jane Doe", "The Zookeeper's Wife", "Molly's Game", "Woman Walks Ahead"
  • 2018- "This Changes Everything"
  • 2019- "Dark Phoenix", "It Chapter Two"
  • 2020- "Creating a Character: The Moni Yakim Legacy", "Ava"
  • 2021- "The Forgiven", "The Eyes of Tammy Faye", "The 355"

TV Shows

  • 2004- "Dark Shadows", "ER", "Veronica Mars"
  • 2005-2006- "Law & Order: Trial by Jury"
  • 2006- "Close to Home", "The Evidence", "Blackbeard"
  • 2007- "Til Death", "Journeyman"
  • 2010- "Agatha Christie's Poirot"
  • 2016- "Animals"
  • 2018- "Saturday Night Live"
  • 2021- "Scenes from a Marriage"

Stage

  • 1998- "Romeo and Juliet"
  • 2004- "The Cherry Orchard", "Rodney's Wife"
  • 2006- "Salome"
  • 2009- "Othello"
  • 2012- "The Heiress"
  • 2017- "The Children's Monologues"

Music Video

  • 2017- "Family Feud"

Virtual Reality

  • 2018- "Spheres: Songs of Spacetime"

Awards and Nominations

  • 2013- AACTA Awards for "Zero Dark Thirty"
  • 2012, & 2013- Academy Awards for "The Help" & "Zero Dark Thirty"
  • 2012- Alliance of Women Film Journalists for "The Help", "The Tree of Life"
  • 2013- Alliance of Women Film Journalists for "Zero Dark Thirty"
  • 2016- Alliance of Women Film Journalists for "Miss Sloane"
  • 2011- Austin Film Critics Association for "Take Shelter", "Coriolanus", "The Debt", "The Help", "Texas Killing Fields", "The Tree of Life"
  • 2012- Black Reel Awards for "The Help"
  • 2012, & 2013- British Academy Film Awards for "The Help" & "Zero Dark Thirty"
  • 2011- Chicago Film Critics Association for "The Tree of Life"
  • 2012, & 2014- Chicago Film Critics Association for "Zero Dark Thirty" & "A Most Violent Year"
  • 2012, & 2013- Critics' Choice Movie Awards for "The Help" & "Zero Dark Thirty"
  • 2015- Critics' Choice Movie Awards for "The Disappearance of Eleanor", "Rigby", "Interstellar", "Miss Julie", "A Most Violent Year"
  • 2018- Critics' Choice Movie Awards for "Molly's Game"
  • 2012, & 2014- Dallas- Fort Worth Film Critics Association for "Zero Dark Thirty" & "A Most Violent Year"
  • 2011, & 2014- Deauville American Film Festival
  • 2011- Detroit Film Critics Society for "Take Shelter", "The Help", "The Tree of Life"
  • 2012, & 2017- Detroit Film Critics Society for "Zero Dark Thirty", "Molly's Game"
  • 2012, & 2013- Dorian Awards for "Zero Dark Thirty"
  • 2011- Dublin Film Critics Circle for "The Tree of Life", "The Help", "The Shelter"
  • 2013- Empire Awards for "Zero Dark Thirty"
  • 2016- Fangoria Chainsaw Awards for "Crimson Peak"
  • 2012, & 2014- Florida Film Critics Circle for "Zero Dark Thirty" & "A Most Violent Year"
  • 2012, & 2013- Golden Globe Awards for "The Help" & "Zero Dark Thirty"
  • 2015, & 2017- Golden Globe Awards for "A Most Violent Year" & "Miss Sloane"
  • 2018- Golden Globe Awards for "Molly's Game"
  • 2012, & 2013- Georgia Film Critics Association for "The Tree of Life" & "Zero Dark Thirty"
  • 2015, & 2018- Georgia Film Critics Association for "A Most Violent Year" & "Molly's Game"
  • 2020- Golden Raspberry Awards for "Dark Phoenix"
  • 2011- Gotham Awards for "Take Shelter"
  • 2011- Hollywood Film Awards for "The Help"
  • 2011, & 2012- Houston Film Critics Society for "The Help" & "Zero Dark Thirty"
  • 2014- Houston Film Critics Society for "A Most Violent Year"
  • 2012, & 2015- Independent Spirit Awards for "Tale Shelter" & "A Most Violent Year"
  • 2015- Irish Film & Television Academy for "Miss Julie"
  • 2011, & 2012- London Film Critics Circle for "The Help" & "Zero Dark Thirty"
  • 2014- London Film Critics Circle for "A Most Violent Year"
  • 2011- Los Angeles Film Critics Association for "Coriolanus", "The Debt", "The Help", "Take Shelter", "Texas Killing Fields", "The Tree of Life"
  • 2012, & 2013- MTV Movie Awards for "The Help" & "Zero Dark Thirty"
  • 2014- MTV Movie Awards for "Mama"
  • 2011, 2012, & 2014- National Board of Review for "The Help", "Zero Dark Thirty" & "A Most Violent Year"
  • 2012- National Society of Film Critics for "The Help", "Take Shelter", "The Tree of Life"
  • 2013- National Society of Film Critics for "Zero Dark Thirty"
  • 2011- New York Film Critics Circle for "The Help", "Take Shelter", "The Tree of Life"
  • 2011- New York Film Critics Online for "The Debt", "The Help", "Take Shelter", "The Tree of Life"
  • 2012- Online Film Critics Society for "The Tree of Life"
  • 2013, & 2014- Online Film Critics Society for "Zero Dark Thirty" & "A Most Violent Year"
  • 2011- Palm Springs International Film Festival for "Coriolanus", "The Debt", "The Help", "Take Shelter", "The Tree of Life"
  • 2018- Chairman's Award for "Molly's Game"
  • 2011, & 2012- San Diego Film Critics Society for "The Help" & "Zero Dark Thirty"
  • 2014- San Francisco Film Critics Circle for "A Most Violent Year"
  • 2011- Satellite Awards for "The Tree of Life", "The Help"
  • 2012, & 2018- Satellite Awards for "Zero Dark Thirty" & "Molly's Game"
  • 2012, & 2013- Saturn Awards for "Take Shelter" & "Zero Dark Thirty"
  • 2015, & 2016- Saturn Awards for "Interstellar" & "The Martian", "Crimson Peak"
  • 2012, & 2013- Screen Actors Guild Awards for "The Help" & "Zero Dark Thirty"
  • 2008- Seattle International Film Festival for "Jolene"
  • 2011, 2012, & 2014- St. Louis Film Critics Association for "The Tree of Life", "Zero Dark Thirty", & "A Most Violent Year"
  • 2016- Teen Choice Awards for "The Martian", "The Huntsman: Winter's War"
  • 2011, 2012- Toronto Film Critics Association for "Take Shelter", "The Tree of Life", & "Zero Dark Thirty"
  • 2012- Vancouver Film Critics Circle for "The Help", "Take Shelter", "The Tree of Life"
  • 2013, & 2015- Vancouver Film Critics Circle for "Zero Dark Thirty", & "A Most Violent Year"
  • 2011- Venice Film Festival for "The Tree of Life"
  • 2011, & 2012- Village Voice Film Poll for "Take Shelter", & "Zero Dark Thirty"
  • 2011- Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association for "The Help"
  • 2012, & 2014- Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association for "Zero Dark Thirty", & "A Most Violent Year"
  • 2011- Women Film Critics Circle for "The Help", & "The Debt"
  • 2014, & 2017- Women Film Critics Circle for "Interstellar", & "The Zookeeper's Wife"

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