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Net Worth:
$8 Million
Apr 12, 1979 (45 years old)
5 ft 5 in (1.66 m)
Actor, Model, Television producer, Film Producer
United States of America
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Jennifer Morrison is an American actress, director, and producer who has a net worth of $8 million. Jennifer Morrison is best known for playing Dr. Allison Cameron on Fox's "House" (2004–2010; 2012) and Emma Swan on ABC's "Once Upon a Time" (2011–2018). Jennifer knew from an early age that she intended to pursue a performance career and began her professional career working as a child model. She has more than 60 acting credits to her name, including the films "Miracle on 34th Street" (1994), "Stir of Echoes" (1999), "Urban Legends: Final Cut" (2000), "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" (2005), "Star Trek" (2009), "Sun Dogs" (2017), and "Bombshell" (2019) and the television series "How I Met Your Mother" (2010–2014) and "This Is Us" (2019–2022). Morrison directed and produced "Sun Dogs" and the 2021 "One of Us Is Lying" pilot, and she has also directed the 2017 short film "Warning Labels" and episodes of "Euphoria" (2019), "Dr. Death" (2021), "Joe Pickett" (2021), and "Surface" (2022). She served as an associate producer on "Glee" from 2009 to 2010, and she produced the films "Flourish" (2006) and "Albion: The Enchanted Stallion" (2016). Jennifer made her Broadway debut in 2010 when she played Kate Keller in William Gibson's "The Miracle Worker." Morrison launched the production company Apartment 3C Productions in 2016.

Early Life

Jennifer Morrison was born Jennifer Marie Morrison on April 12, 1979, in Chicago, Illinois. She is the daughter of teachers Judy and David Morrison, and she grew up with younger siblings Julia and David in Arlington Heights. Jennifer's father is a retired high-school band director and music teacher, and her brother is also a high-school band director. Morrison's sister is a music band therapist and singer-songwriter. Jennifer attended South Middle School and Prospect High School, and as a high school student, she was a member of the cheerleading squad and choir as well as being an All-State clarinet player in the marching band. After graduating in 1997, Morrison enrolled at Loyola University Chicago, earning her degree in 2000 with a major in theatre and a minor in English. Before moving to Los Angeles, she studied acting at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company.


As a child, Jennifer appeared in print ads for companies such as Montgomery Ward and JCPenney, starred in TV commercials for Mondo and Rice Krispies, and graced the cover of the May 1992 issue of "Sports Illustrated for Kids" alongside Michael Jordan. Morrison made her film debut in 1994, appearing in "Intersection" and "Miracle on 34th Street," and in 1999, she co-starred with Kevin Bacon in the supernatural horror film "Stir of Echoes." In 2000, she played the lead role in the slasher "Urban Legends: Final Cut," then she appeared in the films "The Zeros" (2001), "Design" (2002), "Nantucket" (2002), "100 Women" (2002), "Grind" (2003), "Mall Cop" (2004), "The Sure Hand of God" (2004), and "Surviving Christmas" (2004). Jennifer guest-starred on "The Chronicle" (2001), "Touched by an Angel" (2001), "Dawson's Creek" (2001–2002), "Any Day Now" (2002), and "The Random Years" (2002), and she appeared in the 2002 TV movie "Big Shot: Confessions of a Campus Bookie." From 2004 to 2010, she played Dr. Allison Cameron during the first six seasons of the Fox medical drama "House," and she returned for the series finale in 2012. "House" earned four Primetime Emmy nominations for Outstanding Drama Series and three Golden Globe nominations for Best Television Series – Drama.

While starring on "House," Morrison appeared in the films "Flourish" (2006), "Big Stan" (2007), and "Table for Three" (2009) and the 2007 TV movie "The Murder of Princess Diana." She also co-starred with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in 2005's "Mr. & Mrs. Smith," which grossed $487.3 million at the box office. Jennifer played Winona Kirk, the mother of James T. Kirk, in 2009's "Star Trek" and voiced the character in 2013's "Star Trek Into Darkness." Both films were hits, earning $385.7 million and $467.4 million, respectively. From 2010 to 2014, Morrison had a recurring role as Zoey Pierson on the CBS sitcom "How I Met Your Mother," and from 2011 to 2018, she starred as Emma Swan on the ABC fantasy series "Once Upon a Time." She was a series regular during the first six seasons of "Once Upon a Time," and she appeared in three episodes during the show's seventh and final season. Jennifer appeared in the films "Warrior" (2011), "Knife Fight" (2012), "Some Girl(s)" (2012), "Alpha Alert" (2013), "The Darkness" (2016), "Amityville: The Awakening" (2017), "Assassination Nation" (2018), "Back Roads" (2018), "Alex & the List" (2018), "Superfly" (2018), "The Report" (2019), "All Creatures Here Below" (2019), and "Bombshell" (2019), and she starred in, directed, and produced 2017's "Sun Dogs." From 2019 to 2022, she played Cassidy Sharp in four episodes of the NBC series "This Is Us," and in 2023, she appeared in two episodes of the ABC police procedural "Will Trent."


Personal Life

Jennifer began dating her "House" castmate Jesse Spencer in 2004, and they got engaged at the Eiffel Tower in December 2006. They split up in August 2007, then Morrison began a relationship with "Prison Break" star Amaury Nolasco in 2009. Jennifer and Amaury were reportedly together for three years. Morrison dated Sebastian Stan, who had a recurring role as Jefferson / The Mad Hatter on "Once Upon a Time," from 2012 to 2013. In 2019, Morrison began a relationship with actor Gerardo Celasco, who played Miguel Lopez-Fitzgerald on the soap opera "Passions" from 2000 to 2007. In April 2022, Jennifer wished Gerardo a happy birthday in an Instagram Story, writing, "Happy birthday husband!! You make every day brighter!! Cheers to another year filled with great adventures!"

Awards and Nominations

Morrison earned five Teen Choice Award nominations for "Once Upon a Time," winning Choice TV: Liplock (shared with Colin O'Donoghue) in 2016. The duo was also nominated in that category in 2015 and 2017, and both years Jennifer received a Choice TV Actress: Fantasy/Sci-Fi nomination. The series also earned Morrison Kids' Choice Award nominations for Favorite TV Actress (2015) and Favorite Family TV Actress (2016) and People's Choice Award nominations for Favorite On-Screen Chemistry (shared with O'Donoghue, 2014) and Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress (2015, 2016, and 2017). In 2008, Jennifer received an Online Film & Television Association Award nomination for Best Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries for "The Murder of Princess Diana," and in 2009, she shared a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series with her "House" castmates and a Boston Society of Film Critics Award nomination for Best Ensemble Cast with her "Star Trek" co-stars.

In 2012, Morrison won a Prism Award for Performance in a TV Movie or Miniseries for "Bringing Ashley Home," and in 2015, "Warning Labels" earned her an Excellence in Directing Award at the San Jose International Short Film Festival and a Jury Award nomination for Best Narrative Short at the Tribeca Film Festival. She was honored with the Trailblazer Award at the 2016 HollyShorts Film Festival, and she was named Best Actress for "Alex & The List" at the 2017 Burbank International Film Festival. For "Sun Dogs," Jennifer won a Best Narrative Feature award at the 2017 Savannah Film Festival and a Best Picture award and Grand Jury Award at the 2018 Mammoth Film Festival. In 2019, she earned Best Actress nominations for "The Tattooed Heart" at the Northeast Film Festival, Oniros Film Awards, and Pitch to Screen Film Awards, and in 2022, she received a Gold Derby Award nomination for Drama Guest Actress for "This Is Us."

Real Estate

In 2012, Morrison paid $2.150 million for a 2,210 square foot home in West Hollywood, California. When she bought the three-bedroom, two-bathroom home, she also owned a home in Encino, which she purchased for $1.059 million in 2005. In 2016, Jennifer paid $4.2 million for a 5,296 square foot home in Toluca Lake. She purchased the five-bedroom, 5.5-bathroom home from producer/screenwriter Dan Fogelman, who has created TV shows such as "Galavant" and "This Is Us."

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