What Is Jennie Garth’s Net Worth and Salary?
Jennie Garth is an actress from the United States who has an estimated net worth of $8 million. Garth is most known for his roles as Kelly Taylor and Valerie Tyler on Fox’s “Beverly Hills, 90210” (1990–2000) and “What I Like About You” (2002–2006). Jennie was paid $50,000 per episode to play the character that made her a celebrity on The CW’s “90210” (2008–2010). She also appeared on “Dancing with the Stars” in 2007, finishing fourth, and she starred in “Jennie Garth: A Little Bit Country,” a CMT reality show, in 2012. Garth is also a published author, with his memoir “Deep Thoughts From a Hollywood Blonde” being released in 2014.
Jennie Garth Early Life
Jennie Garth was born Jennifer Eve Garth in Urbana, Illinois, on April 3, 1972. Carolyn and John, her parents, each had three children from previous marriages before she was born, and Jennie was their only child together. She spent part of her life on an Illinois horse ranch before moving to Glendale, Arizona, with her family when she was 13 years old. Jennie attended dance classes and began modeling, and she was spotted at a talent competition by Hollywood scout and manager Randy James. She attended Greenway and Apollo High Schools before dropping out in her junior year to pursue an acting career in Los Angeles (however, she did eventually receive her diploma in California).
Jennie Garth Career
In 1989, Garth appeared in all six episodes of NBC’s “Brand New Life,” starring Barbara Eden and Don Murray. The next year, she was cast as Kelly Taylor in “Beverly Hills, 90210,” which ran for ten seasons and spawned 292 episodes. “Parker Lewis Can’t Lose” (1992) and “The Larry Sanders Show” (1995) as herself, and starred in several made-for-TV movies, including “Danielle Steel’s Star” (1993), “Lies of the Heart: The Story of Laurie Kellogg” (1994), and “An Unfinished Affair” (1995). (1996). Then in 1997, she co-starred with James Brolin in “My Brother’s War.”
After “Beverly Hills, 90210” finished in 2000, Garth appeared in eight episodes of “The $treet” on Fox. In 2000 and 2001, “FHM” magazine named Jennie one of the 100 sexiest women. In 2002, she joined Amanda Bynes on the WB’s “What I Like About You,” which ran for four seasons and 86 episodes. Jennie featured in the TV movies “The Last Cowboy” and “Secret Santa” (2003), and voiced characters in the Fox animated series “American Dad!” and the direct-to-DVD animated film “Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story”. In 2007, she competed in “Dancing with the Stars” with Derek Hough, reaching the semi-finals. In the next year’s “90210” relaunch, Jennie reprised her role in 20 episodes. Garth won $100,000 for the American Heart Association in November 2008 on “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?”
In 2011, Jennie starred in “Accidentally in Love” and “A Christmas Wedding Tail,” followed by “Village People,” “The Eleventh Victim,” “Holidaze,” and “April’s Flowers” (2019). In 2014, she returned with “Beverly Hills, 90210” co-star Tori Spelling for ABC Family’s “Mystery Girls” and in 2016, she appeared in “Cupcake Wars” alongside Tori Spelling. Garth debuted the Mom Gift Box in 2017 and the Travelling Heart Collection with Dune Jewelry in 2018.
Jennie Garth’s Personal Life
They divorced in 1996 after Jennie married musician, Daniel B. Clark. She married actor Peter Facinelli on January 20, 2001. They had three children: Luca (born June 1997), Lola (born December 2002), and Fiona (born September 2006) before separating in 2013. Garth became a Catholic before marrying Facinelli, but she is no longer a Catholic. He filed for divorce in 2018, but the couple reconciled, and he petitioned the court to dismiss the divorce case in February 2019. Garth was diagnosed with a leaking heart valve in 2002.
Jennie Garth Awards and Honors
Jennie was nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress Supporting or Re-occurring Role in a TV Series in 1991 and won the award for Best Young Actress Co-starring in a TV Series in 1992. Aside from the Kids’ Choice Award, the show earned her three Bravo Otto nominations (1994 winner). Garth also shared a Camie with her “Secret Santa” co-stars at the Character and Morality in Entertainment Awards in 2005.
Jennie Garth Real Estate
For her 2014 HGTV show, “The Jennie Garth Project,” Jennie bought Kathy Najimy’s 4,100 square foot Los Angeles property for $2 million in 2013. A 4-bedroom home in Pasadena was rumored to have cost her $3.3 million in 2019.