JAIME PRESSLY’S BIOGRAPHY, HISTORY, AND PHOTOGRAPH
Jaime Elizabeth Pressly (born July 30, 1977) is an acclaimed actress, fashion designer, and model from the United States.
She is well known for her portrayal as Joy Turner in NBC’s My Name Is Earl.
Jaime Pressly is currently starring in CBS’s smash comedy series “Mom” as Jill Kendall, alongside Anna Faris.
FACTS & INFORMATION
Full Name: Jaime Elizabeth Pressly
Stage Name: Jaime Pressly
Born: 30 July 1977 (age 44 years old)
Place of Birth: Kinston, North Carolina, United States
Parents: James Liston Pressly, Brenda Sue Pressly
Children: Dezi James Calvo, Lenon Hijazi, Leo Hijazi
Height: 1.65 m
Siblings: Jessica Pressly, James Liston Pressly Jr.
Husband • Spouse: Simran Singh (m. 2009–2011)
Boyfriend • Partner: Eric Calvo (ex.), Hamzi Hijazi (curr.)
Occupation: Actress • Model
Net Worth: US$25 million
JAime Pressly was born on July 30, 1977, in Kinston, North Carolina, to Brenda Sue (née Smith) and James Liston Pressly.
Her mother was a dancing instructor, while her father worked in the automobile industry.
When Jaime Pressly was 13 years old, her career took off. She began her career as a model in her hometown.
Her career took off so quickly that at the age of 14, she was already a Teen Magazine cover girl.
At the age of 15, she obtained formal emancipation from her parents in order to travel to Japan for modeling commitments when her parents were unable to join her.
Jessica Pressly and James Liston Pressly, Jr. are her siblings.
Jaime Pressly spent over 11 years training in dance and gymnastics. She began her education at Costa Mesa High School in California. She then dropped out of school in order to focus exclusively on her modeling profession.
Jaime Pressly’s beautiful physique contributed significantly to her successful modeling career. She was featured in Playboy Magazine’s March 1998 and February 2004 issues. She was also featured in the May 2006 issue of Allure magazine.
Jaime Pressly began her acting career in 1997 as an extra in the film Mercenary. She has since appeared in nearly 60 productions. In 2015, she landed the pivotal role of Joy Turner on NBC’s sitcom My Name Was Earl.
Jaime Pressly did not immediately switch from modeling to acting; she spent many years in both businesses. She was appointed spokesmodel for Liz Claiborne Cosmetics‘ Lucky You fragrance in 2001.
In 2003, she launched J’aime, a lingerie line that evolved into a full sleepwear and ready-to-wear collection.
Jaime Pressly is currently starring in the American sitcom Mom as an alcoholic socialite named Jill Kendall. Additionally, she has appeared in music videos and a video game.
Jaime Pressly is a social media user. She frequently updates her sites with images of her family and business.
She has over 168k Instagram followers and over 56k Twitter followers.
Jaime Pressly is the living embodiment of a superwoman. With grace and beauty, she juggles being a working actress with being a producer, an author, a mother, and a spouse.
Simran Singh, an entertainment lawyer, was Jaime Pressly’s husband. Jamie and Simran were engaged on September 26, 2009, on a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Malibu, California, on Richard Clark’s estate.
They had been married for more than a year when the actress asked for a divorce in 2011, citing irreconcilable differences.
Prior to marrying Simran Singh, the actress was in a relationship with celebrity DJ Eric Calvo for several years. The two met in 1996 and remained friends for seven years before beginning to date in 2004. They became engaged in 2006, following Jaime Pressly’s pregnancy.
In May 2007, she gave birth to her first child, Dezi James Calvo. In November 2008, the couple divorced.
Jaime Pressly is currently engaged to Hamzi Hijazi, with whom she has twin sons.
Jaime Pressly gave birth to her twins in October 2017.
Leo and Lenon Hijazi were the twins’ names. Jaime Pressly is the mother of three children.
Jaime Pressly is reported to have a net worth of US $25 million. She has amassed considerable wealth through her profession as an actor, model, and producer.
- 1996 Mercenary Pre-teen American Girl
- 1997 Poison Ivy: The New Seduction Violet
- The Journey: Absolution Allison
- Against the Law Sally
- 1998 Can’t Hardly Wait Beth Credited as “Jamie Pressly.”
- Ringmaster Angel Zorzak
- 1999 Inferno Dottie Matthews
- 2000 100 Girls Cynthia
- Poor White Trash Sandy Lake
- 2001 Not Another Teen Movie Priscilla
- Ticker Claire Manning
- Joe Dirt Jill
- Tomcats Tricia
- 2002 Demon Island Tina
- 2004 Torque China
- 2005 Death to the Supermodels Tiffany Courtney Producer
- 2006 Bachelor Party Vegas Herself
- DOA: Dead or Alive Tina Armstrong
- 2008 Horton Hears a Who! Mrs. Quilligan Voice
- 2009 I Love You, Man Denise McLean
- 2011 6 Month Rule Claire
- 2012 The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure Lola Sombrero
- 2014 A Haunted House 2 Megan
- Making the Rules Abby Executive producer
- 2017 Austin Found Crystal Clemens
- TBA The Re-Education of Molly Singer Filming
- 1998 Push Nikki Lang Main cast
- Silk Stalkings Kara Delaney Episode: “Teacher’s Pet”
- Night Man Yvette Episode: “Double Vision”
- 1998–99 Mortal Kombat: Conquest Mika 3 episodes
- 1999–01 Jack & Jill Audrey Griffin Main cast
- 2000 Best Actress Karen Kroll TV movie
- 2001 Going to California Kylie Quartz Episode: “This Year’s Model.”
- 2002 Charmed Mylie Episode: “A Witch’s Tail, Part 1.”
- The Twilight Zone Cindy Episode: “Sensuous Cindy”
- The Johnny Chronicles Charlie TV movie
- 2003 Fastlane Sara Matthews Episode: “Strap On.”
- Becker Grace Episode: “Sister Spoils the Turkey”
- 2004 Happy Family Alex Recurring
- The Karate Dog Ashley Wilkenson TV movie
- Evel Knievel Linda Bork TV movie
- 2005 Entourage Herself Episode: “My Maserati Does 185.”
- 2005–09 My Name Is Earl Joy Turner Main cast (96 episodes)
- 2006 Mad TV Herself Episode: “11.13”
- Las Vegas Kerry Kowalski Episode: “Coyote Ugly”
- Saturday Night Live Herself/Host Episode: “Jaime Pressly/Corrine Bailey Rae”
- 2009 Rex Jaime TV movie
- 2010 Beauty & the Briefcase Kate White TV movie
- Rules of Engagement  Pam Milton 2 episodes
- Smoke Screen Britt Shelley TV movie
- Livin’ on a Prayer Steph TV movie
- 2011–13 Raising Hope Donna 3 episodes
- 2011–12 I Hate My Teenage Daughter Annie Watson Main cast (13 episodes)
- 2012 Bad Girls Melinda TV movie
- The Greatest Footie Ads Ever Deneice TV movie
- 2013 Two and a Half Men Tammy 2 episodes
- Phineas and Ferb Rosie Voice, Episode: “Mind Share”
- Melissa & Joey Meredith Episode: “A New Kind of Christmas”
- 2014 Hollywood Game Night Herself Episode: “50 Charades of Grey”
- RuPaul’s Drag Race Herself (Guest Judge) Episode: “Drag Queens of Comedy”
- Hot in Cleveland Kelly Episode: “Surprise!”
- Jennifer Falls Jennifer Doyle Main cast
- Finders Keepers Alyson Simon TV movie
- 2014–21 Mom Jill Kendall 127 episodes
- Recurring role (season 2)
- Main cast (season 3–8)
- 2017 The Guest Book Christy Episode: “Story Four.”
- 2018 BoJack Horseman Sadie 2 episodes
- 2008 Saints Row 2 Jessica Parish Voice
- 2001 Dave Matthews Band The Space Between
- 2002 Aerosmith Girls of Summer
- Marilyn Manson Tainted Love
- 2003 Youngbloodz Lean Low
- 2010 Jaron Lowenstein Pray For You
- 2013 Michael Bublé It’s a Beautiful Day