Rachel Bay Jones - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 16, 2022

Rachel Bay Jones
Profession: Actress, Singer
Best Known For: Pippin (Broadway play)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $3 million

Personal Details

Born on : November 8, 1969 (age 54)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Rachel Bay Jones
Birth Place: New York City, USA
Horoscope: Scorpio
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 1

Darren Jones (younger brother)

Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: Benim Foster
Children: 1

Miranda Jones (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: N/A
Weight: 55 kg (121.25 lb)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Green
Shoe Size: 6.5 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 25 inch
Hip Size: 34 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: B

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Who is Rachel Bay Jones?

Rachel Bay Jones is an actress, singer by profession, and American by nationality. She is well known for portraying Catherine in the revival of Pippin and Heidi Hansen in Dear Evan Hansen.

Rachel Bay Jones – Age, Parents, Siblings

Rachel Bay Jones’ birth took place on November 8, 1969, in New York City, USA, and was raised in Boca Raton, Florida. Although her parents were Shakespearean actors, the name of her mother and father is not known. She also has a sibling, a younger brother named Darren Jones.

Darren  and Rachel Bay Jones (Image: Instagram- posted July 2017)

Education, Ethnicity

Rachel Bay Jones dropped out of high school to focus on her career in theatre. Her ethnicity is Caucasian.

Rachel Bay Jones – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Jones is in a long-term relationship with actor Benim Foster. They are not yet married. Jones also has a daughter named Miranda Jones. The circumstances of Miranda’s father are not known.

The past relationship(s) of Rachel Bay Jones is not known. There is no evidence to claim that she had a husband, had been married, and since has divorced.

(from left) Miranda Jones, Benim Foster, Rachel Bay Jones (Image: Instagram- posted Sept 2017)

Rachel Bay Jones – Career


Having dropped out of high school to perform in a local play, Jones moved to New York City at the age of 19 to further pursue her career. In 1989, Rachel Bay Jones worked as an understudy in Broadway’s The Gershwin Theatre production of Meet Me in St. Louis. With a touring company, she had a national tour of Grand Hotel (1990), and Fiddler on the Roof (2000). 

Other theatre credits include in Broadway production of Hair (2009), Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (2010), Off Broadway’s Hello Again, etc.

Her role as Catherine in the 2013 revival of Pippin at the American Repertory Theatre and Music Box Theatre gained her much recognition. Since then she has worked in a theatre production of First Daughter Suite (2015), Dear Evan Hansen (2015-2018), and Next to Normal (2020), among others.

Films, Series

Aside from her successful career on Broadway, Rachel Bay Jones has appeared in the films Ben Is Back (2018), Critical Thinking (2020) and episode(s) of the TV series Louie (2015), God Friended Me (2018), Modern Family (2019), Grey’s Anatomy (2019), Panic (2021), etc.

Rachel Bay Jones in the revival of Pippin  (Image: Instagram)


On the set of Panic, Rachel Bay Jones has worked with Ray Nicholson, Jessica Sula, Mike Faist, Nancy McKeon, and Olivia Welch.

Rachel Bay Jones – Awards, Nominations

For her work in Dear Evan Hansen, Jones has been nominated for six prestigious awards, among which she has won four- Tony Awards, Lucille Lortel Awards, Grammy Awards, and Emmy Awards. Other nominations include the Drama Desk Awards and Drama League Awards.

Rachel Bay Jones – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Jones is estimated at around $3 million while the figure on his annual salary is under review.

Rachel Bay Jones – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Rachel Bay Jones is followed by thousands of followers and counting.

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