Who is Jennifer Tilly?
Jennifer Tilly is an American-Canadian actress. Born on September 16, 1958. Jennifer has been nominated for Academy Awards and two Saturn Awards. She was born in Harbor City, Los Angeles but was raised in Canada. Jennifer is known for her distinctive voice and comedic timing in her movies. She started her acting career in the early 1980s. Besides, she is a professional poker player.
Jennifer Tilly’s Acting Career and Movies
Jennifer is best known for her distinctive voice and she rose to fame in the movie called Child’s Play. She also provide a voice in the animated series Family Guy which was successive series. Jennifer Tilly appeared in many films including Let It Ride (1989), The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989), etc. Her recent movie Cult of Chucky is a well-reviewed movie and it’s a sequel to the horror movie Child’s Play, Bride of Chucky, and Seed of Chucky.
Jennifer Tilly Husband and Divorce
Jennifer Tilly was married to Sam Simon and divorced after 7 years of relationship. Her ex-husband Sam Simon is a producer, director, and writer known as the co-director of the famous television series The Simpsons.
Later she fell in love with Phil Laak and they have been together since 2004. Her current husband Phil Laak is also a famous Poker Player. The couple is often taken as one of the hottest couples in the poker world.
They first had an encounter at the World Poker Tour Invitational tournament at the Commerce Casino where they spent a long time together.
Family and Childhood
Jennifer’s younger sister Meg Tilly is also a famous actress and their parents’ name was Harry Chan and Patricia Tilly. Her father was of Chinese descent and her mother was from Canada.
After her parents’ divorce, she was raised by her mother and stepfather on rural Texada Island, British Columbia, Canada. Later she moved to America and attended high school eventually completing her Bachelor’s degree.
Jennifer Tilly’s Net Worth and Earnings
Jennifer Tilly was also a professional poker player so we can estimate that her net worth is impressive. She started her acting career with a promising future and was portrayed in many movies where she was nicely paid.
Tilly has won many poker tournaments where she won hefty prizes. She has now won over $400,000 in poker tournaments, including 1st place at the World Series of Poker Ladies No Limit Hold’em tournament and another win at the World Poker Tour Ladies Invitational. Her partner Phil has made more than $1 million in prize money from poker.
Jennifer is estimated to have a net worth of $25 million dollars in 2022.
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