Who Is Jennie Garth? Wiki, TV Show, Net Worth, 'Beverly Hills 9020' And Facts You Need To Know

Jennie Garth is a Hollywood actress who has appeared in several movies and on numerous television shows as well Find out more about her including her net worth.

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Who Is Jennie Garth? Wiki, TV Show, Net Worth, 'Beverly Hills 9020' And Facts You Need To Know

Who Is Jennie Garth?

Jennie Garth is an American actress who is famous for appearing in movies and on television series like 'Beverly Hills 90210,' 'What I Like About You,' 'Accidentally in Love,' and Mystery Girls.' All of these which have contributed to her net worth. She has also appeared on 'Dancing with the Stars,' and she has produced several movies and television shows. Garth is also an animal rights activist.

Garth’s Early Life and Education

Jennie Garth was born on April 3, 1972 in Urbana, Illinois. Her birth name is Jennifer Eve Garth and her parents are John and Carolyn Garth. They each had three children from their previous marriages and Jennie is the youngest of the seven children. She spent part of her childhood in Arcola and Sadorus, Illinois before her family finally decided to settle in Glendale, Arizona when she was thirteen years old. When Garth was young, she studied modeling and dancing. She attended Greenway High School her freshman year and but she later transferred to Apollo High School when she was in her sophomore year. Garth never graduated from high school because she dropped out to pursue her dream of becoming an actress.

Her acting career

Randy James was a manager and Hollywood scout who discovered Garth at a local talent competition when she was fifteen years old. He encouraged her to pursue her dream of becoming an actress and that's why she dropped out of school and moved to Los Angeles. Garth attended auditions and acting classes before she got her first chance to be on television. Her first TV series was 'Brand New Life,' which ran for only one season. Garth had breakthrough in her acting career when she appeared as Kelly Taylor on 'Beverly Hills 90210.' The show upon teen drama that often took place during that time in history. She played Kelly who was a teen growing up in America surrounded by fame, scandal, cocaine addiction, and nasty breakups. Garth was able to portray the role of America’s sweetheart in 'Beverly Hills 90210.' While acting in 'Beverly Hills, 90210' she also appeared in her first movie called 'Star,' which was based a novel written by Danielle Steele’s novel. In 1994, Garth appeared in the television show 'Lies of the Heart: The Story of Laurie Kellogg,' which touched upon domestic violence. In 1996, she appeared in a movie called 'An Unfinished Affair,' and it was during filming that she met fellow actor Peter Facinelli who was to become her future, second husband. Garth also appeared in a movie called 'Power 98' and another film called 'My Brother’s War,' which was a political drama. In 2000, she appeared in the final episode of 'Beverly Hills 90210' and she was lucky enough to land a part in another television show called 'The Street.' This show ran for only one season before it was canceled. She also appeared in movies like 'Secret Santa,' 'Watching the Detectives,' and 'The Last Cowboy.' In 2002, Garth appeared in a TV show called 'What I Like About You,' where she acted out the role of Valerie Taylor. 'What I Like About You' ran for four years before it came to an end but it was a huge stepping stone in her career. In 2011, Garth appeared in a movie called 'A Christmas Wedding Tail,' and in the same year, she appeared in another movie called 'Accidentally in Love.' Garth acted alongside Ethan Erickson in 'Accidentally in Love,' directed by David Burton Morris. The genre for 'Accidentally in Love' was both drama and comedy. In 2012, she appeared in movies like 'The Eleventh Victim' and 'Village People.' In 2013, Garth appeared in a movie called 'Holidaze.' In 2007, she made an appearance in season 5 of a famous dance competition show called Dancing with the Stars with her dance partner Derek Hough. The pair reached up the semifinals. In 2014, Garth appeared in her own reality home renovation show called 'The Jennie Garth Project,' which aired on HGTV. In the same year, she appeared in a sitcom called 'Mystery Girls, alongside '90201' alumnus Tori Spelling. Spelling and Shepard Boucher were the creators of 'Mystery Girls,' until September 8 2014 when ABC Family canceled the TV show after only one season. It has been posted on Instagram and Facebook that Garth and Tori Spelling are teaming up to create a series based the TV show that made them famous, 'Beverly Hills 90210' though the series is yet to be given a name. It has been reported on various social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram that the two are attending meetings in Los Angeles at the CBS lot. This was confirmed when Spelling posted photos on Instagram and Facebook hinting at the theme of the series.

Garth's Awards and Achievements

In 1991 and 1992, Jennie Garth received two Young Artistic Award nominations. She won the 1992 award for Best Young Actress for her role in the television show 'Beverly Hills 90210, and she was also nominated for a Teen Choice Award. She has also been involved in charities like the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

Jennie's Personal Life

Jennie Garth has been married three times and divorced twice. She was first married to Daniel Clark in April 1994. They were married for two years before they finally divorced in 1996. Garth's second husband was Peter Facinelli whom she met on set. It is rumored that Facinelli caused her first divorce. The two were married on January 20, 2001, at Garth's ranch in Santa Barbara, California after five years of dating. Together they have three daughters, Luca Bella who was born in 1997, Lola Ray who was born in 2002, and Fiona Eve who was born in 2006. Garth and Facinelli divorced in 2012. In 2014, she started dating Dave Abrams who is an actor and producer. Garth and Abrams got married in July 2015 at her home in California. Her daughters were her bridesmaids at the wedding.

Garth's Rumors and Controversies

There were rumors about Jennie Garth that she had disagreements with her former co-star Tiffany Thiessen. However, she was quick to shut down the rumors by calling them lies. It is reported that her on-screen boyfriend from 'Beverly Hills 90210 was attracted to her. There are rumors that 'Beverly Hills 90210' will be having a reunion and Garth, along with other cast members, are open to the idea.

Jennie Garth's Body Measurements

Jennie Garth's hair is blonde and her eyes are hazel. She has a height of 5 feet and 5 inches while her body measurements are 36-26-36 inches. Garth weighs 136 pounds, though her weight has changed since giving birth to her children.

Jennie Garth’s Social Media Profile

Jennie Garth is keen on her social media. She has a Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram account. Garth has 271 thousand followers on Instagram, 30000 followers on Facebook and 294 thousand followers on Twitter. She has hinted on her social media that she has relationship problems. It seems like she is going through a rough time with her husband Dave Abrams. Garth keeps posting messages on her social media reminding her followers to be strong in relationships. She also went to social media and congratulated her friend and former co-star Tori Spelling after she gave birth to her her fifth baby.

Facts to Know

1. Garth has a horse ranch in Santa Barbara, California. 2. In 2009, she appeared in Candace Bushnell’s Web series called 'The Boardroom' where she acted as Natasha. 3. In 2004, Jennie Garth and the cast of 'Secret Santa' won the CAMIE Award. 4. She appeared in a TV teen movie called 'Girl Positive' where she played the role of a teacher who was HIV positive. 5. Both Jennie Garth and her co-star Andrea Bowen, who is famous for her role in the series 'Desperate Housewives' got a Prism Award for their performance. 6. On 21 November 2008, she appeared on a Game Show called 'Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?' 7. Jennie Garth won $100,000 for her charity called American Heart Association where she is the spokesperson for the campaign called “Go Red for Women.” 8. She appeared in a cameo role in the children’s television show Sesame Street in an episode called “Mary Mary Quite Contrary.” 9. In January 2010, Garth appeared in an iVillage web series called 'Garden Party.' The series talked about fresh produce, life at the farm, and eating healthy. NBC Universal created it. 10. She appeared on her own reality show called 'The Jennie Garth Project' in February 2014. The reality show had ten episodes and it aired on HGTV. It showed Garth renovating her home in Hollywood Hills, California where she lived with her three children. 11. In 2005, Jennie appeared in a movie called 'Family Guy Presents Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story.' 12. In 2000, she was ranked number 59 on the FHM 100 Sexiest Women. 13. In 2001, she was number 93 in the 100 Sexiest Women magazine. 14. Jennie Garth was part of the production team on the television show 'Melrose Place.' 15. She also appeared in a television sitcom called 'Growing Pains.' 16. Garth is famous for her role on television shows like 'Beverly Hills 90210,' 'What I Like About You,' 'Accidentally in Love,' and 'Mystery Girls.'

Her net worth

Jennie Garth has a net worth of $5 million dollars. She has accumulated her net worth by being a film director and for her role in movies and TV shows like 'Beverly Hills 90210,' 'What I Like About You,' 'Mystery Girls,' 'Accidentally in Love,' 'Haven,' and 'The Eleventh Victim.' Her reality show 'The Jennie Garth Project' also contributed to her net worth. Garth’s horse ranch and her renovated house contribute to her net worth. Jennie Garth is one of the highly paid actresses who has come a long way to become a star in Hollywood. She is the best role model for any teenager who wants to become a star in Hollywood. She has faced all the failures that have come her way. She appears young, so full of energy and she makes the saying age is just a number to be true. Watch out for more coming from this amazing woman.

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