Biography - Jenna Fischer

Last Modified: 5th May, 2024
Jenna Fischer
Best Known For
The Office (TV series)
Net Worth
$12.00M Under Review
$ Under Review
Social Media Presence
Personal Detail
Birth Name / Full Name
Regina Marie Fischer N/A
Born on
March 7, 1974 (age 50)
Female N/A
Sexual Orientation
Marital Status
Married Date
James E. Fischer
James E. Fischer
Emily Fischer
Younger sister
Emily Fischer
Younger sister
Anne Fischer
Anne Fischer
Lee Kirk
James Gunn
2000-10-07 to 2008
Weston Lee Kirk
Weston Lee Kirk
Harper Marie Kirk
Harper Marie Kirk
Body Measurement
Hair Color
Auburn N/A
Eye Color
Green N/A
Shoe Size
8 US N/A
Bicep Size
inch N/A
Chest Size
inch N/A
Waist Size
Dress Size
6 US N/A
Bust Size
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Social Media Presence

Who is Jenna Fischer?

Jenna Fischer is an actress by profession and American by nationality. She is well known for starring in The Office as Pam Beesly.

Jenna Fischer – Age, Parents, Siblings

Jenna Fischer was born on March 7, 1974, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the U.S. Her full name/birth name is Regina Marie Fischer. She was born to her father James E. Fischer, an engineer, and her mother Anne Fischer, a history teacher.

She is not the only child of her parents and has a sibling - a younger sister named Emily Fischer, who currently works as a third-grade teacher.

Source: People (Jenna Fischer with her sister Emily Fischer)

Education, Ethnicity

Jenna Fischer attended Pierremont Elementary School, located in Manchester, Missouri, and later transferred to Nerinx Hall High School in Webster Groves, Missouri. After she graduated from high school, Fischer enrolled at Truman State University as a pre-law history major. But she changed her mind and changed her major to a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre.

Her ethnicity includes German, Swiss, Irish, Scottish, English, and Czech.

Jenna Fischer – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Jenna Fischer’s childhood friend Sean Gunn introduced her to his brother screenwriter James Gunn. Fischer was an aspiring actress back then. Soon Jenna Fischer and James Gunn started dating.

On October 7, 2000, Fischer got married to her longtime boyfriend Fischer. The couple's happiness lasted around 7 years, after which they announced their separation in September 2007. Their divorce was finalized in 2008 and they did not have any children together.

Jenna Fischer then moved on with screenwriter Lee Kirk. The two were happy together and in love. In June 2009, they announced their engagement. Next year on July 3, 2010, Fischer and Kirk tied the knot.

A year later, in May 2011 the couple shared the good news- Fischer was pregnant! She and her husband became parents for the first time when their son Weston Lee Kirk was born on September 24, 2011. Their second child, a daughter named Harper Marie Kirk was born on May 25, 2014.

As of now, Kirk and Fischer are happily married with no rumors of divorce or extramarital affairs.

Source: NY Daily News (Jenna Fischer with husband Lee Kirk)

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Jenna Fischer – Career

Early Days

Jenna Fischer’s early career started when she was still a University student. While there, she toured and performed with the Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre group. In 1998, she moved to Los Angeles. There she was a regular performer at the Zoo District Theatre, where Fischer was spotted by a talent scout. The agent gave her an opportunity to sign a signing contract with them.

Although she had a singing contract, Fischer had a hard time landing roles. It took her three years to land the role of a waitress in the sitcom Spin City in 2001. Gradually, she landed small roles in shows such as Employee of the Month, Lucky 13, and The Specials.

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LolliLove and thereafter

Tired of her slow-growing career, she started to take matters into her own hands. Jenna Fischer along with her then-husband James Gunn and some friends wrote, directed, and starred in their own documentary LolliLove in November 2004For this, she was awarded a Screen Actors Guild Emerging Actor Award.

Fischer in 2005 landed the role of Pam Beesly in the hit NBC series The Office. During her interview the same year, she shared, "Honestly it would be great to get to play Pam for a long, long time .... I don't have real big aspirations to be a movie star. I would love to be on a long-running hit TV show. You end up playing a defining role."

Over the years, she has appeared in Slither, The Brothers Solomon, Blades of Glory, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, The Promotion, Solitary Man, A Little Help, and Hall Pass.

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Source: Parade (Jenna Fischer in the set of The Office)


On the set of The Office, Jenna Fischer worked with Kate FlannerySteve CarellOscar NunezPhyllis Smith, and Greg Daniels.

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Jenna Fischer – Awards, Nominations

For her work in The Office, Fischer has been nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 2007. She has also been awarded the Screen Actors Guild Emerging Actor Award in 2004.

Jenna Fischer – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Fischer is estimated to be around $12 million while the figure on her annual salary is under review.

Jenna Fischer – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On  Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook Jenna Fischer is followed by thousands of followers.

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