Jessica Chastain is an American actress and producer best known for her appearances in films like The Help, Zero Dark Thirty, Interstellar, The Martian, Molly's Game and Miss Sloane. She has received Oscar nominations for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress for her roles in Zero Dark Thirty and The Help, respectively. She is known for her portrayals of resolute women in feminist-themed films.
Jessica Michelle Chastain
Actress, film producer
Anniversary / Date of birth
Jessica Chastain was born on March 24, 1977 in Sacramento, California, USA.
She is currently 41 years old.
New York City, New York, United States
Sign of the sun
Chastain graduated from El Camino High School in Sacramento in 1995. She attended Sacramento City College from 1996 to 1997, where she was a member of the college's discussion team.
Later, she was accepted to the Juilliard School in New York in 1999 and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in 2003.
- Father – Michael Monasterio (died February 5, 2013)
- Mother – Jerri Chastain (vegan chef)
- Brothers and sisters – Juliet Chastain (younger sister) (deceased in 2003), Nicole Monasterio (half-sister), Laci Smoot (half-sister). She has two brothers.
- Relatives – Michael Hastey (stepfather) (a fireman), Marilyn (grandmother)
Jessica Chastain married Gian Luca Passi De Preposulo, a leader of Italian origin who works for the French fashion house Moncler, on June 10, 2017 in Italy. Jess Weixler, Anne Hathaway and Emily Blunt attended their wedding.
- In feet – 5 feet 4 inches
- In centimeters – 163 cm
- In meters – 1.63 m
- In kilograms – 56 kg
- In pounds -123 lbs
- Measurements – 36-25-35
- Chest – 36 inches
- Cut – 25 inches
- hip – 36 inches
- Bra size – 34B
She is wearing a shoe size 7 (US).
The size of the dress
Her dress size is 4 (US).
Jessica Chastain made her debut in the 2008 American drama Jolene, in which she played the main character.
In 2004, Jessica appeared in an episode of the American TV series ER, in the role of Dahlia Taslitz.
In 1998, Chastain made her stage debut as Juliette in a production of Romeo and Juliet directed by TheaterWorks in San Francisco.
She plays Maya, a CIA intelligence analyst, in the political thriller "Zero Dark Thirty". Directed by Kathryn Bigelow, the film grossed about $ 130 million against a production budget of $ 40. Chastain's performance in the film received positive reviews, earning her the Golden Globe Award for best actress and also an Oscar nomination for best actress.
Her rendition of Celia Foote in the drama The Help, based on Kathryn Stockett's novel of the same name in 2009. The film had a casting of Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Allison Janney, Octavia Spencer and Emma Stone. The film was a critical and commercial success, receiving positive reviews and totaling $ 216 million at the global box office on a $ 25 million production budget. She received an Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
Her other notable works include her roles in the films Interstellar (2014), The Martian (2015), A Very Violent Year (2014), Miss Sloane (2016) and Molly's Game (2017).
Endorsements of the mark
Chastain was the face of Yves Saint Laurent's new women's perfume, Manifesto, in 2012.
Jessica Chastain Favorites
- Favorite Actor – Ralph Fiennes
- Favorite Movie – The English Patient (1996)
- Favorite program – The Sopranos (1999-2007)
Fortune of Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain has a net worth of $ 20 million.
Social media profiles
Jessica Chastain Facts
Chastain began playing at the age of seven, after her grandmother took her to a production of Joseph and Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
Her idols are Isabelle Huppert, Tilda Swinton, Cate Blanchett, Emily Watson, Julianne Moore and Marion Cotillard.
She was one of the 100 most influential personalities of Time Magazine in the world in 2012.
In 2012, Chastain was named "The Sexiest Smile" by Victoria Secret's "What Is Sexy" list.
Jessica has a dog with three legs named Chaplin.
She played the main character against Al Pacino in a Salome theatrical production by Oscar Wilde in 2006 and also participated in Pacino's dramatic documentary, Wilde Salome (2011). Pacino personally chose to launch it in the room.
She learned German and Krav Maga for her role in the movie Debt (2010).
Chastain had been chosen to play Maya Hansen in Iron Man 3 (2013), but had been dropped due to scheduling conflicts. Rebecca Hall was then thrown in the place.
Chastain is a feminist and has often denounced the discrimination faced by women and minorities in Hollywood.
It was ranked 77th on Vulture's list of the 100 most valuable stars in 2014.
She was selected for the role of Annabel Richter in A Most Wanted Man (2014), but she was later awarded to Rachel McAdams.
She practices yoga.
She can play ukulele.
She is a big fan of Marion Cotillard and has publicly expressed her desire to work with her.
She learned to play the piano for her role in the movie Crimson Peak (2015) and performed all the songs herself.