Know About Jaime Pressly; Husband, Kids, Family, Movies, Facts

Published Date: 14 Mar, 2020 Updated date: 14 Mar, 2020 By Celebs Podium

At an early age of 14, Jaime Pressly exposed to entertainment industry and is now a successful actress. Apart from her acting career, she is a proud mother of three kids from her relationships.

Jaime Pressly is an American actress and model, who is known for portraying the role of Joy Turner on the NBC sitcom My Name Is Earl. She now appears in the main role of Jill Kendall in the CBS comedy series Mom.

Jaime Pressly Family, Early Life

Jaime Elizabeth Pressly was born on 30 July 1977 to parents James Liston Pressly and Brenda Sue Pressly. Her father was a car salesman and her mother was a dance instructor. At the age of 15, she moved with her family to Costa Mesa, California. She has two siblings; a brother James Liston Pressly, Jr. and a sister named Jessica Pressly.

Jaime with a height of 5 feet 4 inches went to high school at Costa Mesa, California. Later, she dropped out of school and went to Japan on a modeling contract. Earlier, Pressly started modeling and appeared on her first cover, Teen Magazine at the age of 14. Meanwhile, she became the official spokesmodel for the International Cover Model Search.

Career; Movies, TV Shows

Jaime made her acting debut from the 1996 movie Mercenary. She gained massive attention from her 2001 movie Not Another Teen Movie. Moreover, she is both an actress and a producer of the 2005 movie Death to the Supermodels.

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Pressly has appeared in numerous movies such as I Love You, Man (2009), The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (2012), A Haunted House 2 (2014), and Austin Found (2017).


Jaime Pressly appears as Jill Kendall in the CBS’ comedy series Mom (Picture: Jamie’s Instagram)

In 1999, she made her television breakthrough after being cast in the comedy series Jack & Jill. Similarly, she appeared in a recurring role as Alex in the NBC sitcom Happy Family. She portrayed the main role as Joy Turner in the sitcom My Name Is Earl, appearing from 2005 to 2009. Furthermore, from 2011 to 2012, she appeared in the main role as Annie Watson in the sitcom I Hate My Teenage Daughter.

Relationship Status; Married Or Dating Now?

Jaime met DJ Eric Calvo in 1996 and started dating. They were engaged in October 2006 and later, she gave birth to a son named Dezi James Calvo on 11 May 2007. She and DJ Eric parted their ways in November 2008.

Afterward, she started dating entertainment lawyer Simran Singh and got engaged in July 2009. They got married on 26 September 2009. However, the two finalized their divorce on 10 November 2011, citing the irreconcilable differences. In the same year, she began dating a store owner Hamzi Hijazi. In June 2017, she announced that she is expecting twin boys with her boyfriend. They welcomed twin sons Leo and Lenon Hijazi on 16 October 2017.

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Some Interesting Facts About Jaime Pressly

  • Jaime was nominated twice and won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in My Name Is Earl in 2007.
  • She has English, remote Welsh and French ancestry from her family side.
  • In 2006, she ranked #17 in FHM magazine’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006” supplement.
  • In 2013, she appeared in a music video of a Canadian singer Michael Bublé’s “It’s a Beautiful Day“.
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