A native of Columbia, Missouri, Jessica Capshaw was born on 9th of August 1976. Regarding her nationality, Capshaw is an American and is of white ethnicity. Her birth sign is Leo.
Jessica Capshaw 's mother Kate Capshaw is an actress and producer whereas her father Robert Capshaw is a sales manager, marketing director, business executive, and high school principal. Later her parents divorced and Kate married director Steven Spielberg.
She grew up alongside her step-siblings: Sasha Spielberg, Max Spielberg, Theo Spielberg, Sawyer Avery Spielberg, Destry Allyn Spielberg, and Mikaele George Spielberg.
Upon graduation from Harvard-Westlake School Capshaw attended Brown University where she earned an English degree. After that, she attended acting classes at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.
Her professional acting journey in Hollywood started with her debut role, Pasty in the movie “The Locusts” along with her co-stars Vince Vaughn and Ashley Judd. She then made her appearance in movies including “Denial," “The Love Letter," “Killing Cinderella," “Big Time," and her breakthrough movie was slasher movie “Valentine” where she appeared portraying the character, Dorothy Wheeler.
Her debut TV role Sally McKenna in “ER” received huge praise from critics. Further, she became a regular on the medical drama Grey’s Anatomy. So far, she featured in 10 TV series and 1 TV movie.
41 years of age, Jessica Capshaw is a married woman. She exchanged the wedding vows with her long-time boyfriend Christopher Gavigan at her family’s East Hampton estate. The wedding ceremony was royal and attended by their family members, close friends and some of the prominent faces from Hollywood.
The duo shares 4 children together: Josephine Kate Gavigan, Poppy Augusta Gavigan, Eve Augusta Gavigan, and Luke Hudson Gavigan.
Together with her husband, she owns a house in California which worth $1.6 million and consists gaming room, sports room, as well as a parking lot. She has a list of world’s luxury cars. As of 2018, she has an estimated net worth of $20 million. Currently, she is featuring in the TV series Grey’s Anatomy as Dr. Arizona Robbins, from where she definitely earns a huge salary.