The film industry, especially Hollywood, is a great lure for people of all ages who want to build a career in the entertainment industry, and they come from all corners of the world to try to make their dreams come true. Although most people, when they enter the industry, realize that things are not what they thought they would be. Because the industry is really hard to break through, it causes most of them to abandon their activities in favor of more realistic dreams, but a few of them end up staying strong despite the chances of making a name for themselves in the film and television scene. Jessica Rothe is an actress who belongs to the latter category. She left her small town in Colorado to seek fame and success in Los Angeles, and she succeeded in doing so.
Jessica has earned dozens of credits in film and television where she has played a variety of small and prominent characters. She is best known for the characters she impersonated in Happy Death Day, La La Land, Mary + Jane, and Utopia.
Who is Jessica Rothe and How Old is She?
Jessica Anne Rothenberg was born on May 28, 1987, in Denver. She was interested in performance at an early age and started taking dance lessons at the age of 8. During the summer holidays, she went to drama camps all over the city where she began to deepen her love for acting.
She graduated from Cherry Creek High School in Greenwood Village. After graduating high school, she enrolled at Boston University where she studied fine arts. During her studies, Jessica Rothe explored many aspects of art, from pottery to tap dancing to violin playing.
Her acting career began in 2009, shortly after she graduated from Boston University. She moved to California and started auditioning for roles, and after many months she got her first break with a supporting role in the show America’s Most Wanted: America Fights Back. This was followed by a series of supporting roles on The Onion News Network as Katie Clements and Happy Ending, where she played a teenage girl.
The soul she puts into her characters soon caught the attention of the industry’s key players, who informed her about auditions and cast her in the movies and television series they shot.
Movies & TV Shows
Jessica Rothe got her first feature film in a short film called Promised Land. It followed the full-length movie “The Last Keepers” in which she played a small part. Her portfolio was supported by roles in Hot Flashes, Jack Jules Esther and Me, Lily & Kat, Bastards of Young, Dissocia, Parallels, Juveniles, and The Preppie Connection.
Over the years, Jessica has landed more roles, each more complex, and career-defining than the last. She starred in Wolves, Trust Fund, Tater Tot & Patton, Summertime, Better Off Single, The Tribe, and the Academy Award-winning La La Land, where she played the character of Alexis. Her other film appearances include roles in Happy Death Day, Forever My Girl, Please Stand By, Valley Girl, and Happy Death Day 2U.
The city girl from Colorado did not give up the small screen while she pursued her career on the big screen. She was lucky enough to land roles in series like Blue Bloods, Gossip Girl, Happy Endings, High Maintenance, Futurestates, and Next Time on Lonny. Jessica Rothe has been involved with roles in several other television series, including Chicago P.D., Mary + Jane, and Utopia.
Family Facts About The Actress
1. Her parents are Steve and Susan Rothenberg.
2. Jessica’s father is Polish and Jewish and her mother is Scottish, which means that the actress has mixed roots.
3. Although her family is not exceptionally artistic, she inherited her love of acting from her mother. Her maternal grandmother was a popular actress in her day, while Jessica’s mother was also a stage actress.
4. Jessica Rothe has a sister named Cate Rothenberg.
5. The actress is not married, but she got engaged on Valentine’s Day 2019 to Eric Clem, who is also an actor.
Jessica Rothe’s Height
Although she has a great personality, Jessica Rothe is not a very great person in real life. She is 1.63 meters tall and weighs about 55 kg. The actress has a slim figure that fills every outfit she wears in the right places. Her body measurements are 32-24-34 inches for her chest, waist, and hips.