Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthOctober 20, 1985
SpouseEarl Watson
Fact(2-12 of August 2010) Was separated from her husband of 14 months Earl Watson.


Who is Jennifer Freeman?

Jennifer Freeman is an American actress, who is probably best known to the world as Claire Kyle in the TV comedy series “My Wife and Kids” (2001-2005), and also as Liyah in the film “You Got Served” (2004), in addition to a number of other roles she has had during her career.

Where is Jennifer Freeman Now? What Is She Doing Today?

Jennifer enjoyed fame in the 2000s, went on an hiatus from 2008 until 2012, and then until 2017. She is now active as an actress, and is currently working on several projects, including as Brianna in the TV comedy series “Pump” (2020), and portraying Cassandra in the TV crime series “Be Someone” (2020).

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Furthermore, she is working on a couple of films – “The Business of Christmas” starring next to Daphne Reid and Roger Guenveur Smith, now in post-production and will be released later this year, and on the thriller film “ATW”, which is now filming and will be released in 2021.

Jennifer Freeman Wiki- Age, Childhood, and Education

Jennifer Nicole Freeman was born on the 20th October 1985, in Los Angeles, California USA; she is of mixed ancestry, as her father is Jewish, while her mother is African-American. She is not the only child in the family, as she has twin sisters named Megan and Melissa.

Jennifer hasn’t shared where she had acting lessons and which schools she attended.

Career Beginnings

Jennifer’s career started in the early 2000s, making her first appearance in the television movie “The ‘70s” as CETA Kid #2. The same year she made several other minor appearances, including as Young Felicia in the film “The Visit”, starring Obba Babatunde, Rae Dawn Chong, and Charmin Lee White, and appearing in the TV family series “7th Heaven” (2000), and “Even Stevens”.

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She was hard working from the beginning, and her many credits in her first year made her more popular with casting directors, and as a result, Jennifer was selected for the role of Claire Kyle in the sitcom “My Wife and Kids” (2001-2005), replacing the original actress Jazz Raycole, who left the show feeling that she wasn’t on the same level with the directors and producers.

Rise to Prominence

The selection of Jennifer as Claire was on point for both, TV series and herself, as she became a loveable character and very popular with the public.

She featured in 109 episodes of the award-winning series, and was nominated for two awards, including the Teen Choice Award, however, she didn’t win either. She worked on other projects while in the series, which includes one of her most famous roles, as Liyah in the film “You Got Served”, and also as Jill in the comedy film “Johnson Family Vacation”, both in 2004.

Following the end of the series “My Wife and Kids” in 2005, Jennifer continued her career rather successfully until 2008, making appearances in the TV series “The O.C.” (2005), then playing Emily in the film “Mercy Street” (2006), while in 2008 she was Sonya in the horror-comedy film “The Caretaker”, in which she starred alongside Kira Verrastro and James Immekus.

Hiatus and Return, Other Projects

Once she married, Jennifer put acting aside; she was 24 years old and ready to focus on her husband and children. Her hiatus at first lasted until 2012, when she starred in Michael David Trozzo’s film “Falling Away”, next to Tony Todd and De’Angelo Wilson. However, after the initial return, she took up another break that lasted for five years. This time, she came back as Lita in the crime-thriller film “True to the Game” (2017), then worked on several other films, including the “Throwback Holiday” and “A Second Chance”, in 2018 and 2019 respectively.

In addition to her work as an actress, Jennifer is a model, and the face of the skincare brand Neutrogena. Jennifer is an author too, and published the book “Journey to Loving Yourself” in 2018.

Jennifer Freeman Net Worth, Height, Weight, and Appearance

Jennifer is an accomplished actress, model, and author, and all of her endeavors have contributed to her wealth. According to sources, Jennifer Freeman’s net worth is as high as $1 million, as of mid-2020.

Jennifer Freeman stands at 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall, while she weighs approximately 130lbs ~ 59kgs, and her vital statistics are 32-23-34, bra size 30C. She has dark brown hair and brown eyes.

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Jennifer Freeman Personal Life, Marriage, Children

Jennifer has hit the news a few times in the past, for hitting her husband, Earl Watson. Earl is a professional basketball coach and former National Basketball Association (NBA) player, for several teams in his 13 year-long career, including the Seattle Supersonics/Oklahoma City Thunder, Indiana Pacers, Memphis Grizzlies and Utah Jazz, among others. The two married in May 2009, but already in 2010 started experiencing problems. They reconciled in 2011, but eventually divorced in 2015. They have a daughter together, Isabella Amora Watson, who was born on the 1st October 2009.

Before marrying, Jennifer had several failed relationships, including with Lil’ Fiz and his bandmate Omarion. While she also dated the R&B singer, songwriter, and actor Marques Houston from June 2007 until January 2008, and even became engaged in November 2007.

Jennifer Freeman News

Jennifer has hit the media a few times, because hitting her ex-husband; the two were in an altercation that reached the media. Nevertheless, they aren’t married anymore, and up until 2017, Jennifer was hard on trust with guys, decidingd to go celibate and hasn’t dated anyone, now focused on raising her daughter, Isabella. Her ex-husband and Jennifer also argued on the alimony he was paying, as she felt it was too little.

General Info

Full NameJennifer Freeman
Date Of BirthOctober 20, 1985
Height1.7 m
ProfessionActor
NationalityAmerican

Family

SpouseEarl Watson
ChildrenIsabella Amora Watson
ParentsTeresa Freeman

Accomplishments

NominationsTeen Choice Award for Choice TV Actress: Comedy
MoviesFalling Away, Jada, The Caretaker, Johnson Family Vacation, You Got Served, The 70's, The Visit
TV ShowsThe 1/2 Hour News Hour, My Wife and Kids

Social profile links

Facts

#Fact
1(2-12 of August 2010) Was separated from her husband of 14 months Earl Watson.
2Gave birth to her 1st child at age 23, a daughter Isabella Amour Watson on October 16, 2009. Child's father is her ex-husband, Earl Watson.
3Big fan of rapper Malicious Jynx
4Best friends with Actress Kyla Pratt.

Pictures

Movies

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The '70s2000TV MovieCETA Kid #2
Before We Crash2017Short completedAva
True to the Game2016completedLita
Falling Away2012Emily
The Caretaker2008/ISonya
Jada2008Jasmine
The ½ Hour News Hour2007TV Series
Mercy Street2006Emily
One on One2006TV SeriesAlicia
The O.C.2005TV SeriesStudent
My Wife and Kids2001-2005TV SeriesClaire Kyle
Johnson Family Vacation2004Jill
You Got Served2004Liyah
Lizzie McGuire2001TV SeriesAlix
Even Stevens2000TV SeriesChloe
7th Heaven2000TV SeriesJoan
The Visit2000/IYoung Felicia (as Jennifer Nicole Freeman)

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Real Husbands of Hollywood2013-2016TV SeriesHerself
BET Awards 20142014TV SpecialHerself
The 2nd Annual Vibe Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
The Drop2004TV SeriesHerself
Switched!2003TV SeriesHerself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '032003TV SpecialHerself (uncredited)
2nd Annual BET Awards2002TV Movie documentaryHerself
Intimate Portrait2002TV Series documentaryHerself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Wife and Kids2004TV SeriesClaire Kyle

Awards

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2004Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actress - ComedyMy Wife and Kids (2001)
2003Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Ensemble in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama)My Wife and Kids (2001)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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