Jessica Szohr Biography, Age, Parents, Sister, Partner, Movies

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Jessica Szohr Biography

Jessica Szohr (Karen) is an American actress. Szohr started her screen career appearing on television shows such as My Wife and Kids (2003), Joan of Arcadia (2004), What About Brian (2007) and also CSI: Miami (2007). She is a talented actress and humanitarian who has made a name for herself in the entertainment industry.

Jessica Szohr Age

Szohr was born Karen on March 31, 1985, in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, U.S. She is [agecalc birthdate=1985-03-31]

Jessica Szohr Nationality |  Ethnicity

Szohr is an American citizen of Hungarian and African-American ancestry.

Karen Roach Jessica Szohr | Jessica Karen | Jessica Szohr Parents

Szohr was born to Karen Roach, an actress known for Paternity Leave (2015) and What’s the Matter with Gerald? (2016). She has described her birthplace as a “family-oriented small town”. Szohr is of Hungarian and African-American ancestry.

Jessica Szohr Siblings | Jessica Szohr Sister

Szohr was born the oldest of five children, her siblings being Megan, Danielle, Nick, and Sadie. She played soccer, served on the student council, and was also part of the cheerleading squad while in school. Szohr started a cleaning company with a friend, cleaning their teachers’ houses.

One of Jessica’s sisters is an artist while another plays guitar and piano. Her brother is a talented drummer. According to some sources, Jessica and her siblings get their artistic skills from their mother.

Jessica Szohr Dating History | Dating |  Partner

Szohr has previously dated top celebrities such as English actor Raji Garvin and Green Bay Packers quarterback, Aaron Rodgers. She has also dated her Gossip Girl co-star, Ed Westwick.

Ed Westwick And Jessica Szohr | Ed Westwick |  Et Ed Westwick

Jessica dated her fellow Gossip Girl star Ed Westwick from 2008 to 2010. Despite their split, she revealed that she was left taken aback after he was accused of sexual misconduct by three women, Rachel Eck, Kristina Cohen, and Aurélie Wynn.

She also admitted that she found the accusations ‘shocking’, adding that she’s ‘praying’ that the allegations are ‘untrue’.

Jessica Scotty McKnight Split

Jessica is reportedly dating former American football wide receiver, Scotty McKnight. Despite rumors of their split, the couple has not confirmed it yet.

Jessica Szohr Husband

Szohr is not yet married. There is no current information on her getting married.

Jessica Szohr My Wife And Kids

She made her debut as an actress in 2003 in an episode of the third season of My Wife and Kids, titled “Not So Hostile Takeover”. Her first film role was in Uncle Nino (2003), playing a minor role as the MC.

She also appeared in numerous guest teens television series such as That’s So Raven, Drake & Josh, What I Like About You, and Joan of Arcadia. Szohr then appeared in three episodes of CSI: Miami as Samantha Barrish.

Jessica appeared in a major recurring role as Laura for six episodes in the ABC dramedy series What About Brian in 2007. Alongside Stacy Keibler, she also played a neighbor to the leading role, Brian O’Hara (Barry Watson).

She then appeared in the music videos for “Best Days” by Matt White and “Over You” by Daughter, in which she then played Sarah.

Jessica Szohr Gossip Girl

She earned her breakthrough role on the hit CW teen drama series Gossip Girl in the same year where she plays Vanessa Abrams. Jessica described her character to Ocean Drive magazine, “Vanessa doesn’t change for other people. She says what she thinks. […] she’s just a badass girl from Brooklyn”.

Her portrayal of Vanessa has drawn criticism from Ziegesar. Initially cast as a recurring role, she was promoted to series regular after the season one episode “The Blair Bitch Project” in April 2008.

It was then confirmed Szohr would not be returning for the fifth season in May 2011. Szohr returned in for a cameo appearance on the series finale, “New York, I Love You XOXO”, on December 17, 2012.

Jessica Szohr Orville

Szohr was a regular cast for the second season of the science fiction comedy-drama series The Orville on February 12, 2018.

Jessica Szohr Net Worth

The Gossip Girl star has an estimated net worth of $4 million.

Jessica Szohr Movies and TV Shows

Here are some of her notable works:

Movies:

  • Uncle Nino (2003)
  • Fired Up! (2009)
  • Piranha 3D (2010)
  • Love, Wedding, Marriage (2011)
  • The Internship (2013)
  • Two Night Stand (2014)
  • Club Life (2015)
  • Ted 2 (2015)
  • The Orville (2018)

TV Shows:

  • My Wife and Kids (2003)
  • What I Like About You (2004-2005)
  • CSI: Miami (2007)
  • Gossip Girl (2007-2012)
  • Complications (2015)
  • Kingdom (2015-2017)
  • Twin Peaks (2017)
  • Shameless (2017-2018)
  • The Passage (2019)

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