Jami Gertz Net Worth: Jami Beth Gertz is an American actress and investor. Gertz is known for her early roles in the films Crossroads, The Lost Boys, Less Than Zero and Quicksilver, the 1980s TV series Square Pegs and 1996’s Twister, as well as for her roles as Judy Miller in the CBS sitcom Still Standing and as Debbie Weaver in the ABC sitcom The Neighbors.
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Along with her husband Tony Ressler, she is a part-owner of the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association.
- Jami Gertz birthday:- 28 October 1965
- Jami Gertz Father:- Walter Gertz
- Jami Gertz Mother:- Sharon Gertz
- Jami Gertz Marital status:- Married to Antony Ressler
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- Jami Gertz net worth:- 3 billion dollars
- Jami Gertz age:- 55
- Jami Gertz height:- 1.65m
- Jami Gertz zodiac sign:- Scorpio
- Jami Gertz favorite food:- Not available
- Jami Gertz favorite:- Dark Brown
- Jami Gertz body type:- Hourglass
Gertz was born in Chicago, Illinois, and lived in the suburb of Glenview. She attended public schools, graduating from Maine East High School. Her parents are Sharyn and Walter Gertz, a builder and contractor, and she has two brothers, Michael and Scott. Gertz, who is Jewish, was raised in Conservative Judaism.
Jami Gertz Famous Movies
- 1981:-Endless Love Patty 1984 Sixteen Candles Robin
- 1984:-Alphabet City Sophia
- 1985:- Mischief Rosalie
- 1986:- Quicksilver Terri
- 1986:- Crossroads Frances
- 1986:- Solarbabies Terra
- 1987:- The Lost Boys
Jami Gertz Beginning Days in Career
She was discovered in a nationwide talent search by Norman Lear and studied drama at NYU. As a child actor, Gertz was in one episode of Different Strokes along with Andrew Dice Clay. She also had a recurring role on The Facts of Life as Blair’s friend and fellow schoolmate Boots St. Clair. Gertz made her film debut in the 1981 romance film Endless Love, followed by a co-starring role in the 1982–83 TV sitcom series Square Pegs. She gained more significant attention with a starring role in 1987’s Less Than Zero, as the friend of a doomed drug addict played by Robert Downey Jr. She also starred in the 1987 film The Lost Boys as Star, the “half-vampire” girlfriend, with Kiefer Sutherland and Jason Patric. After working in Paris as a scent designer for Lanvin, Gertz returned to the United States and landed a key supporting role in the 1996 blockbuster Twister after other films, including 1986’s Solarbabies and Crossroads, the 1989 film Listen to Me with Kirk Cameron, The Boyfriend School, and Jersey Girl. In the 1994 episode of Seinfeld, “The Stall,” she appeared as one of Jerry’s girlfriends who works as a phone sex operator and can’t “spare a square” of toilet paper to Elaine in the restroom. Also, in 1994, she played Sarah in the TV movie This Can’t Be Love starring Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Quinn, and Jason Bateman. Gertz later played the recurring character, Dr. Nina Pomerantz, during the 1997 season of ER. She reportedly was offered but declined the role of Rachel Green during the pre-production of Friends.
Jami Gertz’s Admired Phase
In 2000, Gertz took up a recurring role on the Fox hit Ally McBeal as Kimmy Bishop, John Cage’s love interest. Gertz was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series. She returned to this role in one more episode as a guest star in the show’s final season in 2002. Also, in 2002, she portrayed comedian Gilda Radner in the television movie Gilda Radner: It’s Always Something. Gertz’s character on Still Standing, Judy Miller, is named after a character Radner portrayed on Saturday Night Live. Still Standing, a television sitcom in which Gertz co-starred with Mark Addy and originally aired from 2002 to 2006, was her longest-running and most successful television show. In 2003, Gertz starred as Brandy, a wanted criminal’s girlfriend, in Undercover Christmas, and in 2005 Gertz played the lead role in the TV film Fighting the Odds: The Marilyn Gambrell Story. In 2009–10, she had a recurring role as Marlo Klein, wife of Ari Gold’s newest business partner Andrew Klein, an agent at Miller-Gold Talent Agency, on HBO’s Entourage. In 2011, she returned to broadcast television with a guest role in the Modern Family episode “Slow Down Your Neighbors.” In 2011, she earned a producers’ credit on the Academy Award-nominated film A Better Life, which was put in limited release throughout June and early July before arriving on DVD in October. From 2012 to 2014, Gertz starred in the ABC sitcom The Neighbors, in which she played the mother of a human family that moves into a neighborhood populated by residents from another planet.
Jami Gertz’s Personal Life
Gertz has been married to business executive Tony Ressler since 1989. They have three sons. Gertz and her husband are members of the investment group led by Mark Attanasio which purchased the MLB franchise Milwaukee Brewers. Gertz-Ressler High Academy, a member of The Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools, is named for Gertz and her husband. They also became owners of the NBA team Atlanta Hawks in 2015. Gertz represented the Hawks in the NBA Draft Lottery for 2018, 2019, and 2020 NBA drafts. The Giving Back Fund named Gertz and her husband the number-one donor to the charity of any celebrity in 2010. Gertz serves as a board director for the Melanoma Research Alliance, the largest nonprofit funder of melanoma research.