Jennifer Finnigan Biography (Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career & More)

Jennifer Christina Finnigan, a Canadian actress best known for playing Bridget Forrester in the American soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful from 2000 to 2004, won three Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series for this performance.

She was born on August 22, 1979. The ABC comedy Better with You and the CBS legal drama Close to Home (2005–2007) both featured her (2010–2011). On the FX series Tyrant, Finnigan also had a starring role (2014–2016). She subsequently appeared in the CBS sci-fi drama Salvation (2017–2018).

Jennifer Finnigan Biography (Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career & More)

Personal Details

Full Name Jennifer Christina Finnigan
Nick Name Jennifer
Date of Birth August 22, 1979
Age 44 years as of October 2023
Birth Place Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Residence Los Angeles, California, United States
Zodiac Sign Leo
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Nationality Canadian
Occupations Actress
School The Sacred Heart School, Montreal
College/ University Not Known
Education Qualification Graduate
Net Worth $15 Million USD as of 2023
Marital Status Married
  • TV: My Hometown (1996)
  • Film: High Hopes (2006)
  • Hallmark Movie: Angel of Christmas (2015)

Physical Appearance

Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Figure 33-24-35
Height 5’7” Feet
Weight 55 kg
Dress Size 6 (US)
Shoe Size 8 (US)

Personal Life (Family, Friends, Boyfriends, Children)

Father Jack Finnigan
Mother Diane Rioux Finnigan
Sibling Not Known
Husband Jonathan Silverman ​(married in 2007- present)
Children Daughter: Ella Jack Silverman

Early Life, Family, and Relationship

Finnigan was born in Montreal, Quebec. She is the daughter of Jack Finnigan, a well-known radio host who was a regular on Montreal’s CJAD radio from 1972 until 2005, and Diane Rioux Finnigan. She completed her education in 1996 at the elite, Catholic Sacred Heart School in Montreal.

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Career, Struggle, Turning Point, and Success

In many Canadian performances between 1998 and 2000, Finnigan made an appearance. On “The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo,” she made a few cameos in 1998. She had an appearance in “Big Wolf on Campus seasons, and from early 1999 to the end of the year, she starred as Kim McCloud in the comedy Student Bodies, which was the last season of the programme. She appeared as “Tara” in “The Tale of the Last Dance” from Season 7 of Are You Afraid of the Dark? during the first half of 2000, and she also had a cameo appearance on La Femme Nikita.

The long-running soap series The Bold and the Beautiful cast Finnigan as Bridget Forrester when she relocated to the country in the middle of 2000. She also acted in the telefilm The Stalking of Laurie Show, which was released in December 2000, as a true tale about the murder of a young adolescent girl.

Between July 2000 until January 2004, Finnigan portrayed Bridget on The Bold and the Beautiful, for which she was nominated for three Oscars. As “Outstanding Younger Actress,” she is the first person to get three Daytime Emmy Awards in a row (the 29th, 30th, and 31st Awards). In January 2004 she quit the programme in order to explore other acting opportunities.

In 10 episodes of Crossing Jordan, Finnigan played pathologist Dr. Devan Maguire from March 2004 until November 2004. She played the role of Marni Fliss on the NBC series Committed after she left the programme, however the show was cancelled after only 13 episodes due to poor ratings. From January to March 2005, the programme was shown.

She appeared in the The Dead Zone episode “Double Vision” in mid-2005 as Alex Sinclair in a guest role. Finnigan played a deputy district attorney and served as the show’s lead starting in the autumn of 2005 on the CBS drama series Close to Home. She made a second guest appearance as Alex Sinclair in the episode “A Very Dead Zone Christmas” of The Dead Zone in December 2005 when she was still a cast member of Close to Home.

Before it was cancelled in May 2007, Close to Home ran for two seasons. Just before the series’ 2007-end, in the episode “Exile” from the August 2007 season of The Dead Zone, Finnigan made one more cameo appearance.

The most recent entry in the Beethoven movie series, Beethoven’s Big Break, which was released on direct-to-DVD in late 2008, included Finnigan and her actor husband Jonathan Silverman as co-stars. She also featured in Playing for Keeps, a CTV/Lifetime Original Film that was shown as What Color is Love? in the United States. Better with You, an ABC comedy that featured Finnigan and was cancelled after only one season, was her project.

In the sixth season of Psych, “Neil Simon’s Lover’s Retreat,” she appeared as Jason Priestley’s co-star. Additionally, she has written Shadow Island Mysteries: The Last Christmas and Shadow Island Mysteries: Wedding for One. Her real-life spouse Jonathan Silverman was a recurrent cast member of the TNT show Monday Mornings, which she appeared in as a star of. Following one season, the show was cancelled.

Tyrant, which premiered on June 24, 2014, featured her as a lead. On September 7, 2016, Tyrant’s third and final season came to an end. On the CBS action drama Salvation, she portrayed Grace Barrows, the Pentagon’s press secretary. When the Pentagon learnt that Earth would crash with an asteroid that has the potential to cause extinction-level catastrophe, Barrows was one of the few persons who were first briefed. For two seasons, the show was on the air.

Jennifer Finnigan Biography (Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career & More)


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