Jessica Lange Biography, Career, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth


Jessica Lange was born on April 20, 1949, in Cloquet, Minnesota, U.S. She is an Academy-award winning American actress. Her full name is Jessica Phyllis Lange. Similarly, she is well recognized for her performances in many productions, appearing in thirty-three feature films, seven TV movies, and two series in her 40 years of an acting career.
Jessica Lange Biography
Jessica Lange Biography

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements

As per her birth date, she is 71 years old as of 2020. She stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches and weighs around 63 Kg. Additionally, Lange has a well-toned body despite her age with 36 inches of the bust, 24 inches of waist, and 36 inches of hips. She has blonde hair and beautiful hazel eyes.

Relationship Status?

The actress was previously in a marital affair with photographer Francisco “Paco” Grande. They had tied the knot in 1970 after meeting in the University but separated in the mid-70s. However, they didn’t divorce until 1982. She had already started an affair with Russian ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov in 1976. Lange and Baryshnikov welcomed a daughter Aleksandra Lange “Shura” Baryshnikov, who is a dancer. They separated in 1982. Lange then started dating playwright Sam Shepard the same year and also welcomed two children: daughter Hannah Jane Shepard in 1986 and a son Samuel Walker Shepard in 1987. They split after a long affair in 2009.


Regarding her family, her father’s name is Albert John Lange whereas her mother’s name is Dorothy Florence (née Sahlman). In addition, she has two older sisters: Ann and Jane, and a younger brother named George.


Talking about her education, she graduated from Cloquet High School. She also studied art and photography at the University of Minnesota after earning a scholarship but left college.


Jessica Lange first started her career as an actress with a film debut in the monster movie King Kong (1976). Moreover, her performance in the same earned her first Golden Globe Award. Similarly, she gained wide recognition in the 1980s starring in ten major motion pictures including, Tootsie (1982), Frances (1982), Country (1984), Sweet Dreams (1985), and Music Box (1989). She also earned 5 Academy Award nominations in the period out of which she won in a category of Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Tootsie (1982). She earned her another Oscar in the film Blue Sky in 1994. Likewise, her other notable films include, Men Don’t Leave (1990), O Pioneers! (1992), A Thousand Acres (1997), Titus (1999), Normal (2003), Sybil (2007), The Vow (2012), In Secret (2013) and Wild Oats (2016).

Young Jessica Lange
Young Jessica Lange

Besides, she is well-recognized for her appearances in the American anthology horror series American Horror Story since 2011. Consequently, other than two Oscars, she has won three Primetime Emmy Awards, a Tony Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and five Golden Globe Awards.

Social Media

The actress is not available on social media.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no known controversies about Jessica Lange.

Net Worth

What is the earning of Jessica Lange? How much is her net worth and How rich is she in 2020? Jessica Lange has accumulated a huge amount of net worth of $ 15 million, which she has earned from his successful acting career.


  • Full Name: Jessica Phyllis Lange
  • Profession: Actress
  • Age: 71
  • Date of Birth: April 20, 1949
  • Birth Place: Cloquet, Minnesota, U.S.
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus
  • Nationality: American
  • Height: 5 feet 8 inches
  • Weight: 63 Kg
  • Eye Color: Hazel
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Bust Size: 36 inches
  • Waist Size: 24 inches
  • Hips Size: 36 inches
  • School: Cloquet High School
  • College/University: University of Minnesota
  • Father: Albert John Lange
  • Mother: Dorothy Florence (née Sahlman)
  • Sibling: Ann Lange (Older Sister), Jane Lange (Older Sister), George Lange (Younger Brother)
  • Net Worth 2020: $ 15 million
  • Source of Income: Acting