Jennifer Tilly Biography, Career, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

How often do you play poker? Now you are probably thinking “Poker? Really?” but here is the World Series of Poker Ladies’ Event bracelet winner who in fact is a well-known actress. This is a biographical article on Jennifer Tilly where you can find facts regarding her career, age, heights, and several amazing facts.


Jennifer Tilly was born on 16 September 1958, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. She is an American-Canadian actress and professional poker player. Her full name is Jennifer Ellen Chan whereas she is known as Jennifer Tilly. She is well-known for her acting in Bullets over Broadway, Bound, etc.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements

As per her date of birth, she is 62 years old in 2021. In addition, she stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 65 Kg. She has a well-maintained body with 35 inches of bust, 27 inches of waist, and 35 inches of hips. Likewise, she has a beautiful look with hazel eyes and black hair.

Relationship Status?

Talking about her relationship status, she is currently in a relationship with Phil Laak, a pro poker player. Previously, she was in a relationship with the producer of The Simpsons, Sam Simon. Sam and Jennifer got married in 1984 but divorced in 1991. After almost a decade of divorce, Sam was diagnosed with cancer where Jennifer went to see him one day every week and even went with him for his treatments (Chemotherapy). But he died in 2015 leaving her completely devastating. 


Regarding her family background, she is the daughter of Harry Chan and Patricia née Tilly. Additionally, she has an older brother Steve Tilly, and two younger sisters, Meg and Rebecca. Moreover, her sister Meg and her brother Steve are actors and actresses where Rebecca is a painter.

Education, School/College University

Addressing her education profile, she studied at Belmont High School. She then enrolled in Stephens College.


The American actress started her acting career in the year 1983 y playing the role of Laurie in an episode of Oh Madeline and Sonia in an episode in Boone. Similarly, she then played the role of Mona in the American comedy-drama film, No Small Affair. Likewise, she has played in several movies, shows, and TV series such as Moving Violations, Johnny Be Good, The Fabulous Baker Boys, Bullets over Broadway, The Pompatus of Love, Music from Another Room, The Civilization of Maxwell Bright, Rebel With a Cause, the Sam Simon Story, At Home with the Webbers, etc. 

Jennifer Tilly Biography
Jennifer Tilly Biography [Image Source: Instagram @jennifertilly]

Besides, she also is a professional poker player and has a World Series of Poker Ladies’ Event bracelet. Moreover, her journey in Poker has gone too far and professional that she has a WPT Ladies Night Champion title, WPT Bellagio Cup 5K with $ 124,455 in cash, CardPlayer Best Celebrity Player of the Year award, and not to miss the Bracelet from the World series. Furthermore, she also has been honored with several awards and nominations such as San Diego Film Festival Award for the Besty Actress, TheWIFTS Foundation International Visionary Award’s Barbara Tipple Award, etc,  

Jennifer Tilly‘s Social Media

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Jennifer Tilly‘s Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no known controversies about Jennifer Tilly.

Net Worth

What is the earning of Jennifer Tilly? How much is her net worth and How rich is she in 2021? Jennifer Tilly has accumulated a huge amount of net worth of $ 25 million, which she has earned from her successful acting career.


  • Full Name: Jennifer Ellen Chan
  • Known Name: Jennifer Tilly
  • Profession: Actress & Poker Player
  • Age: 62
  • Date of Birth: 16 September 1958
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • Nationality: American-Canadian
  • Height: 5 feet 7 inches
  • Weight: 65 Kg
  • Eye Color: Hazel
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Ethnicity: Chinese-Irish
  • School: Belmont High School
  • College/University: Stephens College
  • Father: Harry Chan
  • Mother: Patricia née Tilly
  • Sibling: Steve Tilly (Older Brother), Meg Tilly (Younger Sister) & Rebecca Tilly (Younger Sister) 
  • Spouse/Boyfriend: Phil Laak
  • Net Worth 2021: $ 25 million
  • Source of Income: Acting 

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