Jessica Capshaw Biography

    Updated On Feb 01, 2018 Published On Jan 09, 2018
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    Date of Birth: 1976 , August-9
    Birth Nation: United States
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    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.

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    Born in United States

    1976

    Jessica Brooke 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.

    Movie Debut

    1997

    Capshaw began her acting career with her debut role, Pasty in the movie “The Locusts." 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.

    TV Debut

    1999

    Her debut TV role Sally McKenna in “ER” received huge praises 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.

    Got Married

    2004

    After dating for years, Jessica and Christopher Gavigan decided to take their relationship to next level and tied their knot. The wedding ceremony was held in Jessica's family's East Hampton estate.  

    Their Children

    2007

    Jessica gave birth to son Luke Hudson Gavigan on September 8, 2007. The couple together has 3 children Josephine Kate Gavigan, Poppy Augusta Gavigan, and Eve Augusts Gavigan. 

    Current Net Worth

    2018

    As of 2018, Jessica Capshaw has an estimated net worth of $20 million. Currently, she is featured in the TV series Grey’s Anatomy as Dr. Arizona Robbins, from where she earns a good salary.