Jennifer Ellen Chan

Jennifer Tilly was born Jennifer Ellen Chan, and she is an American actress and a poker player. She has been known as an “icon’ in the horror film industry for one of her works. She has done a lot of acting roles that made her famous, she is also known as the very first woman to make such wide-ranged fame in poker.

Well, how well do you know about Jennifer Tilly? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Jennifer Tilly’s net worth in 2021, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Jennifer Tilly to date.

Biography and Early Life

Jennifer Tilly was born to Harry Chan, a Canadian school teacher, and Patricia Tilly, a former stage actress in Harbor City, Los Angeles. Her parents are known to be of Chinese and Irish heritage respectively She was the eldest sister among the four siblings of her siblings being Steve Tilly, Meg Tilly, and Rebecca Tilly.

She faced an early separation from her parents while she was just 5, then she was brought up by her mother and stepfather. She has been a student of Belmont High School dis her master’s from Stephen’s college in Missouri.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jennifer Tilly in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Jennifer Tilly’s age is 62 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 16 September 1958. Though, she is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 169 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 150 lbs in Pound and 64kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Hazel and hair color is Black.


After her mother had a divorce again with Tilly’s stepdad, she moved to Victoria with her mother and did her schooling at a school in Victoria, Belmont High School. She then pursued the degree of Bachelor of Arts from a prestigious college in Missouri.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Jennifer had been married once to Sam Simon, but they got divorced, the tenure of their marriage being from 1984 to 1991. After that, she had been seen to keep her relationship statuses a secret until 2004, when she started dating Phil Laak, and they have been together since then now.

Phil Laak has been a well-known poker player, and her relationship with him has been very beneficial behind her interest in the poker world and this made her win a lot of awards in the game of poker. She is known to have a bad childhood, full of tiffs, and struggles.

Is Jennifer Tilly Lesbian?

Jennifer Tilly has maintained quite long terms relationship with men for quite a long time, and she had also been married to a man, she hasn’t been found to develop homosexual relationships. She has remained a straight woman in the eyes of the media.

Professional Career

Jennifer had been quite actively taking part in her acting career where she gained the first spotlight when she acted on “Shaping Up”, a sitcom that used to be available in 1984. Tilly has been known for her comedic timing and unique voice. She has also remained a voice artist in her career and has been the voice behind “Family Guy”. Alongside this, she also became a very prominent poker player in the world and won a lot of awards and recognition. Eventually, she confessed her love for her poker career more than her acting career.


She won the award for “Best Actress” at Fantasporto Fan Festival in 1996 and Fanta Festival in 1998, also at San Diego Film Festival in 2007. She won Barbara Tipple Award in 2010 and Best Actress in a DVD Premiere Movie in 2011 in her acting career as well.

In poker, she won in World Series of Poker Bracelet n 2005, Tilly won the $1,000 Ladies’ No-Limit Hold’em; the prize was $158,335. She also won CardPlayer Best Celebrity Player of the year, WPT Ladies Night Champion, and WPT Bellagio Cup 5K.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jennifer Tilly in 2021

Jennifer Tilly being an actress, voice artist, and poker player has owned quite a life for herself and has been even benefiting from all her career choices., equally goodly. She has a net worth of $30 Million as of 2021, making her life quite mysterious and interesting.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • She was blessed with talent in both dramatic and comedic fare.
  • Her stepfather, whom she spends a lot of time with in her childhood was accused to be a sadistic pedophile by one of her sisters.
  • Jennifer Tilly has a complicated voice.

Jennifer Tilly has been known to have a bad childhood and a very tough life when she started to know the world better, but she took a pickup and made all her strong passions a career choice and did all of it in the best way possible, and she gained a lot of fame and money to lead a happy and luxurious life evermore. We should look forward to such broken characters who end up tying themselves up in a yet more beautiful way, their journeys are an inspiration.

  1. Christina Ford April 13, 2021 at 7:48 pm

Facts of Jennifer Tilly

  • Gender Female
  • full nameJennifer Tilly
  • birthplaceHarbor City, Los Angeles
  • Date of Birth September 16, 1958
  • Age 65 years 5 months
  • Horoscope Virgo
  • Lucky Number 12
  • Lucky Stone Sapphire
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Capricorn
  • nationalityAmerican-Canadian
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$30 Million
  • professionActress, voice artist, poker player
  • weightIn Kilograms – 64 Kg, In Pounds – 150 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 169 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorHazel
  • high schoolBelmont High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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