Born on the 21st of February 1979, the off-spring of Patricia Mae, speech-language pathologist and Herbert Daniel Hewitt, a medical technician, this damsel from Waco, Texas has left her imprints as an actor, producer, director, author and singer/songwriter. Her schooling happened in Los Angeles where she attended the Lincoln High School as she was raised by her mother post the divorce of her parents. Her sibling, Todd, too was raised by her mother who passed away owing to a battle with cancer at the age of 67.
Her first footsteps to the entertainment industry were mostly due to her fondness towards music as she performed at a livestock fair at the tender age of three. She followed it up with numerous such performances at restaurants. Not only was music her forte, but by the age of five this prodigy had mastered tap dance and the ballet too. After having moved to L.A., upon taking the advice of a boy-scout, the toddler frequently appeared in television commercials and also received adulation for her performance in the show Kids Incorporated. It was a show, based on music that perfectly matched with the skill sets of Hewitt. She also featured in the video, “Dance! Workout with Barbie” in 1991.
Later on, she also starred in movies like ‘Munchie’, House Arrest Story Coming Soon.. >> Read More... , Trojan War and many more television shows. But her big shot to fame came at the release of Party of Five as the character Sarah Reeves Merrin. Hewitt starred in The Audrey Hepburn Story in 2000. That same year, she was known to be the most popular actress according to a poll. The very same year she became the spokesperson for the mobile company Nokia as she became a household name. She has done over 30 television shows and 25 mainstream movies as an actor. But she also had her ups and downs as she too had to face the tide and be subject to severe criticism for her looks and acting, prime examples being her performance in The Tuxedo and ‘Garfield’.
Her music career initiated with being a background singer in Martika’s single “Toy Soldiers”. Post the success of Party of Five; she signed up for her second studio album, Let’s Go Bang, and has since then gone on to record two more studio albums named Jennifer Love Hewitt and Bare Naked that have received widespread admiration. She has also been a phenomenal director as she directed three episodes each of the shows Ghost Whisperer Ghost Whisperer is a prominent American supernatur >> Read More... and The Client List. Soon after her success in the entertainment industry she jumped to bamboozle the world of comic books as her venture of Jennifer Love Hewitt’s Music Box It is a show of music of olden days where music us >> Read More... was a huge hit amongst the masses.
Her experiences with love and dating were recorded in a book with the title The Day I Shot Cupid, also written by her, that ruled the New York Times Bestseller chart the very week of its release. Hewitt has had a very romantic life as she dated major celebrities like Joey Lawrence, Carlson Daly, and John Mayer amongst many others. In 2002, she was involved in a controversy where a former social worker named Dianna Napollis was arrested on the charges of stalking and passing threats to the actress soon after a verbal face-off at the 2002 Grammys. She was also spotted sporting a bikini in Hawaii that created a spur amongst her fans.
Soon after she addressed the media vehemently defending her looks and expressing her distaste for the scrutiny that most girls’ bodies are put through. Hewitt tied the knot with her The Client List co-star Brian Hallisay soon after they were expecting their first child, Autumn James, in 2013. Although they work on the same show, their story ages back to the sets of the television series in 2010. She went to have a second kid in 2015 named Atticus James. Recipient of various accolades namely the Young Artist Awards, People’s Choice Awards, she also received the Golden Globe Award for her role in The Client List in 2011.
As of today, she has a net worth of $18 million charging a minimum of $6 million per movie. What is lesser known is that she also dated the famous singer in 2001 and featured in his video music Hero. In spite of having myriad popularity on Twitter, she left the social media platform owing to negativity and threats. She is an actress who is always talked about in the media because of her awe striking looks.
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