Jennifer Esposito Biography
Jennifer Esposito is an American actress and author, who is known for her roles in the feature films Crash, Summer of Sam, Don’t Say a Word, Taxi and Welcome to Collinwood.
She has also appeared in several Television series, most notably The Looney Tunes Show, Spin City, Related, Samantha Who?, Blue Bloods, and Mistresses.
Esposito played Special Agent Alexandra Quinn on the CBS series NCIS from 2016 to 2017.
Jennifer Esposito Age
Esposito was born on April 11, 1973, in New York City, New York, US. She is 46 years old as of 2019.
Jennifer Esposito Parents
Esposito’s parents are Phyllis and Robert Esposito. Her mother is an interior decorator while her father is a music producer. Jennifer is of Italian descent.
Jennifer Esposito Husband
Esposito has been married and divorced twice. She was first married to American actor Bradley Cooper. The couple got married on December 30, 2006, but they filed for divorce in May 2007 after five being married for five months. Their divorce was finalized in November that year.
Later in May 2014, Esposito made her engagement to British model Louis Dowler public. The two got married on November 16, 2014, in New York City. However, in March 2016, t was reported that Jennifer had filed for divorce from Louis.
She had also been engaged to Australian tennis player Mark Philippoussis but the couple separated in August 2010.
Jennifer Esposito Career
Esposito had her first television role in 1996 when she appeared on Law & Order. She later went on to appear on Spin City for two seasons. In 1999, Esposito had a notable role as “Ruby” in Spike Lee’s Summer of Sam.
Some of the films she has appeared in since then include Dracula 2000, Taxi, The Master of Disguise, Crash, Dinner for Five and she was also a regular cast on Related and Samantha Who.
In 2010, she joined the cast of the CBS drama Blue Bloods where she played the role of Detective Jackie Curatola. During the third season, Esposito collapsed on set and she was diagnosed with celiac disease. After her diagnosis, the producers of Blue Bloods chose to write her character out of the series in 2012 since her condition would limit her availability to work on the series.
Esposito joined the cast of the NBC series Taxi Brooklyn in 2014. Later in April 2014, her first book, Jennifer’s Way was published. The book is a detailed look into her struggle with celiac disease before and after she was diagnosed. Jennifer’s Way made The New York Times Best Sellers list on July 6, 2014.
It was announced in 2016, that Esposito would be joining the cast of NCIS as Special Agent Alexandra “Alex” Quinn. She was a cast of The Boys, in 2019.
Jennifer Esposito NCIS
In NCIS, Esposito plays the character special agent Alexandra Quinn. Quinn was formerly attached to the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC). She also served as a member of the main NCIS Major Case Response Team for a year. She had resigned from the team in 2017 in order to take care of her mother who had developed Alzheimer’s.
Jennifer Esposito Net Worth
Esposito has an estimated net worth of about $4 million.