Jaime Pressly Biography

Updated On Jul 17, 2018 Published On Oct 14, 2015
Facts of Jaime Pressly
Date of Birth: 1977 , July-30
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Jaime Pressly
Birth Name Jaime Elizabeth Pressly
Father James Liston Pressly
Mother Brenda Sue Pressly
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Kinston, North Carolina, United States
Profession Acting, Modeling
Working For Actress and model
Net Worth $20 Million USD
Body Measurements 34-25-32 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Breast Size 34
Waist size 25 in
Hip Size 32 in
Neck Size 8.8
Shoe Size 9
Weight in KG 55 kg
Famous for Actress and model
Boyfriend Hamzi Hijazi since 2011
Married Yes
Married to Simran Singh (m. 2009)
Children Dezi James Calvo, Twins: Leo and Lenon
Divorce Simran Singh (m.2011)
Education Costa Mesa High School
Awards Screen Actors Guild Award
Movies DOA: Dead or Alive
TV Show My Name Is Earl
Siblings Jessica Pressly, James Liston Pressly, Jr.
View moreless Facts of Jaime Pressly

Jaime Pressly, a renowned actress and model from the United States is best known for her work as Joy Turner on the NBC sitcom My Name Is Earl.  Pressly who appeared in films such as Poison Ivy: The New Seduction,  Joe Dirt, The Oogieloves, DOA: Dead or Alive, and I Love You, Man is a one time Emmy Awards winner, currently a cast in CBS sitcom, MOM.

Jaime Pressly was in a middle-class family born in Kinston, North Carolina, the United States of America. Her mother is Brenda Sue, a dance instructor, and her father James Liston Pressly, a car salesman. She is of white ethnicity.

As her mother was a dance instructor, Jamie got interested in dancing and gymnastics since her childhood days. She began her career as a model when she was just 14 years old.  She made her first appearances as the model from Teen Magazine.

After gaining massive name and fame from her modeling career, she made her entry in acting career and debut in Poison Ivy: The New Seduction 1997. After making several guest appearances in the films and TV shows like  Mortal Kombat: Conquest, Not Another Teen Movie, and WB series Charmed, Jammie was a cast member in the NBC sitcom My Name Is Earl, as Joy Turner, in 2005.

For her work that NBC sitcom, she won an Emmy Award in 2007 for  Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. The producer of 2005 movie Death to the Supermodels, Pressly hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live on October 7, 2006, and portrayed Hilary Clinton in the parody of My Name is Earl. 

Having played in Rules of Engagement (Series 4, episode 10) and Jennifer Fall (2014), Jamie Pressly currently is a cast in the CBS's Mom since 2014 alongside the cast members like Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Sadie Calvano, Nate Corddry, Matt Jones and others.

Talking about her personal life, Jaime Pressly was in a relationship with DJ Eric Calvo (DJ Eric Cubeechee). The two met back in 1996 and started dating in 2004 and in October 2006, they were engaged. With Eric, Jamie welcomed a son Dezi James Calvo on May 17, 2007, however, the duos later split in November 2008.

Then in 2009, she got married to an actor as well as an entertainment lawyer, Simran Singh. But their married life didn't last that long as they dissolved their married life after 2 years. 

Besides this, Jamie is reported to have hooked up with Kid Rock (2004), Cris Judd (2002 - 2003), Carson Daly (2002), Simon Rex (2000 - 2001) and Mario Lopez (1997 - 1998).

Currenlty, Jamie is in a long-term relationship with Hamzi Hijazi since 2011 and was expecting a twin in late 2017. The couple living together is the parents of their twin sons, Leo and Lenon, born on October 16, 2017.

 Her net worth is rumored to be around $20 million as of 2018, and furthermore, it is stated that she owns a house in Sherman Oaks.

Jaime Pressly facts on timeline

Born in Kinston, North Carolina

July 30 , 1977

Jaime Pressly was from the middle class family born in Kinston, North Carolina, United States of America to Brenda Sue Pressly and James Liston Pressly. She is an Americana and is white. She is of average height and weight. 

Won Primetime Emmy Awards


Primetime Emmy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and everyone really feels honored if they win this award for the first time in their life. She has also been honored with this award once in her life and that was in 2007 for Outstanding Supporting Actress.

Won Online Film & Television Association


She is popular for her role in the television series, My Name Is Earl. For her role in this television series she has been honored several times in her life. In 2006, she won Online Film & Television Association for Best Supporting Actress from this series. 

Won Monte-Carlo TV Festival


She has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and she has also won some of them. In 2007, she was honored by the Monte-Carlo TV Festival for Outstanding Actress in the Comedy Series. She was nominated in this award for her role in My Name Is Earl.

Married to Simran Singh

September 26 , 2009

Jaime Pressly was married to Simran Singh in 2009. Simran Singh is an actor. He has also established himself as an entertainment lawyer. It is said that they got engaged in July of 2009. In their wedding her two years old son was also her guest. 

Divorced with Simran Singh

November 10 , 2011

Jaime Pressly was once married with Simran Singh. But this married life didn't last that long as they dissolved their married life after two years. The reason for their divorce was said to be irreconcilable differences. 

Began dating Eric Calvo


Before this married life she was involved in romantic love affairs with Eric Calvo with whom she also had a child. It is also said they have known each other from the mid 1990s but they began seeing each other only from 2004.

Called off her engagement


After dating Eric Calvo for about two years, she decided to enter new stage of her relationship. They finally got engaged in 2006. She gave birth to her only child together the following year but this engagement was called off in 2008. 

First child, Dezi James Calvo

May 11 , 2007

She became mother for the first time in her life in 2007. After being engaged with Eric Calvo, the couple announced that they were expecting their first child together and she gave birth to her first child, a son on 11th may and they named him, Dezi James Calvo. 

Began her modeling career


As her mother was a dance instructor, she was also good at dancing and gymnastics since her childhood days. She began her career as a model when she was just fourteen years old.  She made her first appearances as the model from   Teen Magazine.

Began her acting career


After gaining massive name and fame from her modeling career, she also desired to enter into acting career. She played her first acting role in 1997 and that was in Poison Ivy: The New Seduction. 

Rose to prominence


Though she began her acting career since 1977, she didn't receive any fame as an actress till 2005. Her early acting role was minor roles in the television series. In 2005, she got a chance to appear in the famous television series, My Name Is Earl and after playing in this series she received massive fame as an actress. 

Started dating Hamzi Hijazi


In 2011, Jamie stared dating her boyfriend named Hamzi Hijazi and is still in good terms in their relationship. They are not married yet.

Became mother for second time welcoming Twins

October 16 , 2017

With the pregnancy news arising in 2017, Jamie and her boyfriend Hamiz welcomed their twin sons: Leo and Lenon on October 16, 2017.