Jenn Lyon - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 10, 2022

Jenn Lyon
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: Claws (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $1.6 million

Personal Details

Born on : April 29, 1985 (age 38)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Jenn Lyon
Birth Place: High Point, North Carolina, USA
Horoscope: Taurus
Father's Name: Ken Lyon
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 1

Josh Lyon (older brother)

High School: High Point Central High School
University: University of North Carolina School
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: October 19, 2019
Husband's Name: Taige Jensen

Body Measurements

Height: 1.68 meter (5 feet 6 inch)
Weight: 60 kg (132.28 lb)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: 7 US
Dress Size: 8 US
Breast Size: 36 inch
Waist Size: 29 inch
Hip Size: 37 inch
Bra Size: 36
Cup Size: C

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Who is Jenn Lyon?

Jenn Lyon is an actress by profession and American by nationality. She is best known for starring in the TNT series Claws as Jennifer Husser, Saint George as Mackenzie Bradford-Lopez, and Justified as Lindsey Salazar. 

Not to be confused with Jennifer Lyon, "Survivor: Palau" contestant, who died in January 2010 due to breast cancer.

Jenn Lyon – Age, Parents, Siblings

Jenn Lyon’s birth took place on April 29, 1985, in High Point, North Carolina, USA. She was born to her father Reverend Ken Lyon, a former pastor of First United Methodist Church in High Point while the identity of her mother is not revealed. She is not the only child of her parents and has a sibling, an older brother named Josh Lyon.

young Jenn Lyon, Josh Lyon (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Jenn Lyon attended Ferndale Middle School and High Point Central High School. Following graduation, she went on to study at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. She graduated from the same in 2003. 

Her ethnicity is Caucasian.

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Jenn Lyon – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Jenn Lyon married her longtime boyfriend Taige Jensen on 19 October 2019 after years of dating.  Jensen is a New York-based writer, director, and founding member of the comedy group POYKPAC. He currently works for The New York Times where he edits and designs videos. 

She and her husband have no children together and are living without rumors of extra-marital affairs and divorce.

Jenn Lyon, Taige Jensen (Image: Instagram - posted Oct 2019)

Jenn Lyon – Career

Early Days

Following college graduation, Lyon moved to New York where she worked in theatre. There she formed her own comedy sketch troupe POYKPAC which led to her being cast in the IFC web comedy TV series Good Morning, Internet!. This was followed by guest roles in the TV series Army Wives and Louie, both in the year 2011.

Finally, in 2012, Jenn Lyon was cast as the recurring character Lindsey Salazar in the crime drama TV series Justified (2012-2013). The role gained her recognition in Hollywood.

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TV Series, Films

Over the years Jenn Lyon has starred in the biographical drama film Blaze (2018) as Cinnamon and in Lifetime’s TV film The Neighbor in the Window (2020) as Lisa Beasley. Moreover, she has guest-starred in an episode of Suburgatory (2014) and was cast as the main character in Saint George (2014) as Mackenzie Bradford-Lopez and in Claws (2017-present) as Jennifer Husser.

Jenn Lyon in Claws (Image: The Advocate)


On the set of Claws, Jenn Lyon has worked with Jack Kesy, Harold Perrineau, Harold Perrineau, Kevin Rankin, and Suleka Mathew.

Jenn Lyon – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Jenn Lyon is estimated at around $1.6 million while the figure for her annual salary is unknown.

Jenn Lyon – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Jenn Lyon is followed by thousands of followers. She also has an official website -

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