December 3, 1980
40 years old
5 ft 2 in | 157 cm
33-26-34 in | 84-66-86 cm
52 kg | 115 lbs
8 US | 38.5 EU
Jenna Lee Dewan was born in Hartford, Connecticut, United States, on December 3, 1980, is an American actress.
Young Jenna Dewan first started dancing at the age of five.
She began her professional career as a backup dancer for Janet Jackson.
She made her big screen debut in drama film Waterborne (2005) in role as Devi Smith.
She got her television acting debut in Fox sitcom Quintuplets (2004) in episode "Little Man on Campus", in role as Haley.
Her breakthrough performance came as Nora Clark in romantic dance movie Step Up (2006).
The Wedding Year (2019) romantic comedy in role as Jessica, opposite Sarah Hyland and Tyler James Williams
Berlin, I Love You (2019) romantic drama in role as Mandy, with Keira Knightley, Helen Mirren and Luke Wilson
She won the Teen Choice Awards for Choice Movie: Dance Scene (with Channing Tatum) for her role as Nora Clark in romantic dance film Step Up (2006).
Tamara (2005) horror opposite Katie Stuart, Chad Faust and Claudette Mink
Take the Lead (2006) drama dance with Alfre Woodard, John Ortiz and Rob Brown
The Grudge 2 (2006) supernatural horror opposite Amber Tamblyn, Arielle Kebbel and Jennifer Beals
Love Lies Bleeding (2008) thriller with Christian Slater and Brian Geraghty
Falling Awake (2009) musical drama opposite Andrew Cisneros and Nestor Serrano
The Six Wives of Henry Lefay (2009) comedy with Elisha Cuthbert and Tim Allen
American Virgin (2009) comedy opposite Brianne Davis, Rob Schneider and Chase Ryan Jeffery
Balls to the Wall (2011) comedy with Joe Hursley, Mimi Rogers and Christopher McDonald
10 Years (2011) romantic comedy opposite Channing Tatum, Justin Long and Kate Mara
Setup (2011) action thriller heist with 50 Cent, Bruce Willis and Ryan Phillippe
Slightly Single in L.A. (2012) romantic comedy opposite Lacey Chabert, Kip Pardue and Haylie Duff
The Young and the Restless (2004) CBS soap opera in role as Donna
Melrose Place (2009) The CW drama series in role as Kendra Wilson
American Horror Story: Asylum (2012-2013) FX horror anthology television series in role as Teresa Morrison
Witches of East End (2013-2014) Lifetime drama series in role as Freya Beauchamp / Ambrose Bancroft
Supergirl (2015-2016) CBS superhero television series in role as Lucy Lane
Man with a Plan (2017-2018) CBS sitcom in role as Jen
The Resident (2018-2019) Fox medical drama series in role as Julian Booth
Soundtrack (2019) Netflix musical drama series in role as Joanna
Graduated from the Grapevine High School (1999) in Grapevine, Texas.
Studied at the University of Southern California.
Has one sister, Missy and three brothers: Nathan, Shane and Daniel.
Has Polish, Lebanese, German and English ancestry.
She owns a production company "33andOut Productions".
She co-founded "Iron Horse Entertainment".
She is an animal rights activist and a vegan.
Featured in music videos for:
Mandy Moore "So Real" (1999)
Toni Braxton "He Wasn't Man Enough" (2000)
A-Teens "Upside Down" (2000)
Janet Jackson "Doesn't Really Matter" (2000)
Belle Perez "Honey Bee" (2000)
Janet Jackson "All for You" (2001)
Ellie Campbell "You're No Good" (2001)
Missy Elliott "Gossip Folks" (2002)
Celine Dion "One Heart" (2003)
Ricky Martin "Juramento" (2003)
Sean Paul featuring Keyshia Cole "(When You Gonna) Give It Up to Me" (2006)
Ciara featuring Chamillionaire "Get Up" (2006)
Christina Aguilera "Not Myself Tonight" (2010)
Mariah Carey "Happy Anniversary, All I Want for Christmas Is You!" (2019)
She dated Shane West (2003-2005) and Justin Timberlake (2002).
She was married to actor Channing Tatum (2009-2019) they have one daughter Everly Elizabeth Maiselle Tatum.
She started dating actor Steve Kazee in 2018, the couple got engaged in 2020, they have one son, Callum Michael Rebel.