March 31, 1985
36 years old
5 ft 5 in | 165 cm
35-25-34 in | 89-63.5-86 cm
56 kg | 123.5 pounds
8 US | 38.5 EU
Jessica Karen Szohr was born in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, United States, on March 31, 1985, is an American actress.
Young Jessica Szohr first started her career as a model, at the age of six in 1991.
She made her big screen debut in comedy drama film Uncle Nino (2003) in role as The MC.
She got her television debut in ABC sitcom My Wife and Kids (2003) in episode "Not So Hostile Takeover", in role as Dee-Jay.
Her breakthrough performance came as Vanessa Abrams in The CW teen drama television series Gossip Girl (2007–2012).
All-Star Weekend (2021) sports comedy drama in role as Abby, opposite Jamie Foxx, Jeremy Piven and Eva Longoria
The Best Worst Christmas Ever (2021) comedy, with Jonathan Kite and Geoff Stults
Piranha 3D (2010) comedy horror with Elisabeth Shue, Adam Scott and Ving Rhames
Tower Heist (2011) heist comedy opposite Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy and Casey Affleck
Love, Wedding, Marriage (2011) romantic comedy with Mandy Moore, Kellan Lutz and James Brolin
Love Bite (2012) comedy horror opposite Ed Speleers, Luke Pasqualino and Timothy Spall
Hirokin (2012) action adventure with Wes Bentley, Angus MacFadyen and Laura Ramsey
Brightest Star (2013) romantic comedy opposite Chris Lowell, Clark Gregg and Allison Janney
Lucky in Love (2014) comedy drama with Ben Hollingsworth, Ryan Kennedy and Peter Benson
Two Night Stand (2014) romantic comedy opposite Miles Teller, Analeigh Tipton and Leven Rambin
Ted 2 (2015) comedy with Mark Wahlberg and Seth MacFarlane and Jason Clark
What About Brian (2007) ABC comedy drama television series in role as Laura
CSI: Miami (2007) CBS police procedural drama television series in role as Samantha Barrish
Complications (2015) USA Network drama series in role as Gretchen Polk
Kingdom (2015) Audience Network drama series in role as Laura Melvin
Twin Peaks (2017) Showtime mystery series in role as Renee
Shameless (2017-2018) Showtime comedy drama series in role as Nessa
The Orville (2019- ) science fiction comedy drama series in role as Talla Keyali
Attended the Menomonee Falls High School in Wisconsin.
Studied interior designing at the Columbia College Chicago.
She was a cheerleader in school.
Has three younger sisters: Megan, Danielle, Sadie and one younger brother, Nick.
Has African-American, Hungarian, German, English and Irish ancestry.
Fan of American football team Green Bay Packers.
Good friends with Dianna Agron, Taylor Swift, Jessica Stam and Nina Dobrev.
Her hobbies are yoga, snowboarding, hiking and football.
Featured in music videos for:
Matt White "Best Days" (2007)
Daughtry "Over You" (2007)
Hurts "Sunday" (2011)
Taylor Swift "22" (2013)
A Great Big World "Already Home" (2014)
The Black Eyed Peas featuring The World "Where's the Love?" (2016)
She dated Scotty McKnight (2014-2018), Daniel Grunwald (2012), Ricky Whittle (2012), Luke Pasqualino (2011-2012), Aaron Rodgers (2011-2014) and Ed Westwick (2008-2010).
She started dating Canadian ice-hockey player Brad Richardson in 2019, they have one daughter, Bowie Ella Richardson.