Jessica Chastain Biography, Height, Weight, Body Statistics

Jessica Chastain Height


In feet - 5 feet 4 inches
In meters - 1.62 m
In centimeters - 162.5 cm

Jessica Chastain Biography
Jessica Chastain Biography

Jessica Chastain Biography & Wiki

Born March March 24, 1977, in North Carolina, the United States, Jessica Chastain (real name Howard) has four siblings.

The daughter of a firefighter and a chef, she was not predisposed to succeed in the arts but built her dream through determination.


She began dancing at the age of nine, and joined a troupe until she was thirteen, before turning to the theater.

She then decides to adopt her mother's maiden name and enters the Juilliard School, the drama school in New York.

She is chosen to play Desdemona, in the play Othello, by William Shakespeare. It is then on the small screen, with secondary roles in Emergencies, New York Court of Justice, or Veronica Mars, that she does her classes.

From 2007, the cinema makes her eyes soft: she successively becomes Jolene in the eponymous film, by Dan Ireland, then Salomé in Wilde Salome, by Al Pacino, adapted from the novel by Oscar Wilde.

2011 is the year of his consecration. Chosen to play Mrs. O'Brien, the wife of Brad Pitt in Tree of Life, by Terrence Malick, she became known around the world when the film received the Palme d'Or at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.


The same year, she was the young heroine of The Rachel Singer Affair, alongside Sam Worthington and Helen Mirror. In January 2012, she appeared in the credits of Jeff Nichols' drama Take Shelter, which was very well received by critics.

Since September 2012, Jessica has appeared in the credits of Lawless Men, by John Hillcoat alongside Jason Clarke, Shia LaBeouf, and Tom Hardy. In 2013, the sublime redhead starred in the fantastic thriller, Mama, directed by Andres Muschietti and produced by Guillermo del Toro.

On the private side, Jessica Chastain married Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo, her companion since 2012, during a ceremony organized in Treviso, Italy, on June 10, 2017. In November 2018, they welcomed a baby girl, Giulietta, born by a surrogate mother. . On March 26, 2020, the actress is spotted strolling with a newborn baby in a baby carrier in Santa Monica.


Jessica Chastain information

  • Real Name - Jessica Michelle Chastain
  • Nickname - Jess
  • Nationality - American
  • Ethnicity - White
  • Profession - Actress (Theatre, Film, Television)
  • Religion - N/A
  • Debut Movie - Jolene (2008)
  • Debut Television - ER (2004)

Jessica Chastain Personal Life

  • Date of Birth - March 24, 1977
  • Age - 44 Years (According to 2021)
  • Birth Place - Sacramento, California, USA
  • Zodiac/Sun sign - Aries
  • Nationality - American
  • Occupation - Actress (Theatre, Film, Television)
  • Hometown - Unknown

Jessica Chastain Physical Stats, Weight & Age

  • Height - 5 feet 4 inches, 162.5 cm, 1.62 m
  • Weight - 56 kg, 123.5 pounds
  • Age - 44 years (According to 2021)
  • Measurements - 36-25-35 in or 91.5-63.5-89 cm
  • Shoe Size - 7 (US) or 37.5 (EU) or 4.5 (UK)
  • Dress Size - 8 (US) or 40 (EU) or 12 (UK)
  • Eye Color - Green
  • Hair Color - Red
  • Sexual Orientation - Straight

Jessica Chastain Educational Qualification

  • Qualification - Graduated 
  • School - El Camino High School, Juilliard School
  • College - Sacramento City College

Jessica Chastain Family

  • Father - Michael Monasterio
  • Father's Profession - Aspiring Rocker
  • Mother - Jerri Chastain
  • Mother's Profession - Vegan chef
  • Siblings - Juliet Chastain (Younger Sister)

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Jessica Chastain Net Worth

$40 million USD (Approx)

Jessica Chastain Films

  1. 2008 - Jolene
  2. 2009 - Stolen
  3. 2010 - The Westerner, The Debt
  4. 2011 - Take Shelter, Coriolanus, The Tree of Life
  5. 2011 - The Help, Wilde Salomé, Texas Killing Fields
  6. 2012 - Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, Lawless
  7. 2012 - The Color of Time, Zero Dark Thirty
  8. 2013 - Mama, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby
  9. 2014 - Miss Julie, Interstellar, A Most Violent Year
  10. 2015 - Unity, The Martian, Crimson Peak
  11. 2016 - The Huntsman: Winter's War, Miss Sloane
  12. 2017 - I Am Jane Doe, The Zookeeper's Wife
  13. 2017 - 2017 Molly's Game, Woman Walks Ahead
  14. 2018 - This Changes Everything, 2019 Dark Phoenix
  15. 2019 - It Chapter Two
  16. 2020 - Creating a Character: The Moni Yakim Legacy, Ava
  17. 2021 - The Eyes of Tammy Faye (Upcoming)

Jessica Chastain Television

  • 2004 - ER, Veronica Mars, Dark Shadows
  • 2005–06 - 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

Jessica Chastain Life & Career

Jessica Howard grew up in northern California. At the age of 9, she discovered dance and joined a troupe until she was 13. Subsequently, she takes her mother's maiden name and goes into the theater.

After high school, she entered the Juilliard School, a major drama school in New York. Her first steps as an actress are therefore on the stage where she plays among others, Desdemona, in the play by William Shakespeare, "Othello".

The young aspiring actress is also studying on television with small roles in Emergencies, Veronica Mars, or New York Court of Justice. In 2007, the cinema extended its arms to her and she played Jolenein Dan Ireland's eponymous film.

Then, in 2009, she played one of the main roles of Wilde Salome, the second feature film directed by Al Pacino, based on the work of Oscar Wilde. She then divided her time between New York and Los Angeles, between theater, cinema, and television.

In 2011, she starred in Terrence Malick's film The Tree of Life, in which she played Mrs. O'Brien, the wife of the character played by Brad Pitt. The film won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.

The same year, she is the young version of the heroine of The Rachel Singer Affair, then the wife of Michael Shannon (II)in tetanic Take Shelter by Jeff Nichols, another sensation at Cannes.

She finished 2011 in style as it is nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor by The Help by Tate Taylor. In demand, the actress then dubbed for her first animated film, Madagascar 3, Bons Baisers D'Europe.

Jessica Chastain returns in the flesh and alongside Shia LaBeouf and Tom Hardy in Lawless Men by John Hillcoat, a violent gangster film set during prohibition. She is also part of the team that tracks Osama Bin Laden in Zero Dark Thirty (2012) by Kathryn Bigelow.

Then changes register again with the Spanish horror film Mamá (2013), Andres Muschietti's first feature film. Jessica Chastain is on all fronts and her radiant hair does not go unnoticed. 

In 2014, she joined the ambitious  Interstellar of Christopher Nolan, before playing opposite James McAvoy in both parts of the romantic drama The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby. The same year, she embodies the tormented Miss Julie.

In yet another adaptation of Strindberg's play, this time directed by  Liv Ullmann. In the biopic The Great Game, Jessica Chastain slips into the shoes of Molly Bloom, a gifted young woman who has become the queen of a gigantic underground poker empire.

In 2019, after having played the villain of X-Men: Dark Phoenix, she plays the main female character of It Chapter 2, adapted from the famous Stephen King novel where a killer clown sows terror in a small town.





FAQs of Jessica Chastain

Q1. What is Jessica Chastain's height?
Ans. In feet - 5 feet 4 inches, in meters - 1.62 meter, in centimeters - 162 cm

Q2. What is Jessica Chastain's weight?
Ans. 56 kg, 123.5 pounds

Q3. What is Jessica Chastain's net worth?
Ans. $40 million USD (Approx)

Q4. What is Jessica Chastain's Age?
Ans. 44 years (According to 2021)

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