Personal and Family Life
Jami Gertz was born on October 28, 1965, in Chicago, Illinois, the United States to Jewish parents. Her father is Walter Gertz, a former builder and contractor and mother is Sharyn. She has two siblings named Michael and Scott.
She completed her high school from Maine East High School and later joined NYU for studying drama after meeting Norman Lear during a nationwide talent search. Before that, she aimed to be a figure skater.
Gertz married Antony Ressler, a businessman as well as co-founder of Apollo Management, in 1987. The couple has three sons named Oliver, Theo and Nicholas Simon. She is living along with her family in the elite Beverly Park society and often visits their vacation house in Malibu, California.
Lifestyle and Measurements
Jami Gertz is blessed with an enticing beautiful figure. Her refined hourglass body shape measures 37-28-38 inches followed by the weight of 153 lbs.
she has got the cute height of 5 feet 5 inches. Her tantalizing brown eyes and dark hair give her foxy appearance. Despite being the mother of three children, she still flaunts her ‘babe’ look. She is experimental and keeps on trying various fashion, hairstyle, and makeup as well.
While talking about her interest, she spends her spare time in reading, family holidays, and in the gym. Her gentle attitude helps her in handling her personal and professional life.
Jami Gertz started her acting career as a child actress in an episode of Diff’rent Strokes with Andrew Dice Clay. She also got a recurring role as Blair’s pal and schoolmate Boots St. Clair on The Facts of Life.
Her first movie was Endless Love in 1981 and later co-starred in television series Square Pegs since 1982-83. She got fair popularity from the movie Less Than Zero along with Robert Downey, Jr. and Andrew McCarthy in 1987 and in the same year, she starred in horror comedy movie The Lost Boys.
Apart from that, she has also starred in blockbuster movie Twister in the main supporting role after returning from Paris where she worked as scent designer. She has done several movies including Solarbabies, Crossroads, Listen to Me, Jersey Girl, Silence like Glass, Renegades, Sibling Rivalry, Seven Girlfriends, and Keeping up with the Steins and Dealin’ with Idiots.
Jami has also auditioned for the role of Rachel Green for Friends. She has appeared in an episode family Ties, Sibs, ‘The Stall’ episode of Seinfeld, Dream On, Hudson Street, Shark, Modern Family and This Is Us as well.
She played the recurring role in the series like The Facts of Life, ER, Entourage, and Fox’s Ally McBeal for which she got a nomination for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series.
Additionally, she was cast in a lead role in the ABC’s TV series The Neighbors in its 2nd season as Debbie Weaver. She also appeared in the 4th seasons of Still Standing for which she nominated for Young Artist Award. She has also done some TV films such as This Can’t Be Love, True Love, Undercover Christmas and others.
Net Worth and Salary
Jami Gertz estimated net worth is around $2 billion. However, her annual salary is yet to be revealed. She has earned all of her fortunes through her acting career, business venture and promoting various brands.
She is named as one of the wealthiest women in U.S. She is a co-owners of Milwaukee Brewers along with her husband. Gertz and her husband are also engaged in charity works. In 2010, Giving Back Fund named the couple as No. 1 donor of the year.