About Jessica Capshaw

Jessica Capshaw is a well-known actress of an America where she was popularly known for her role in the drama like “The Practice” and “Grey’s Anatomy.” She has been seen working actively since the year 1997.

Quick Info
Full NameJessica Brooke Capshaw
Date of BirthAugust 9, 1976
Birth PlaceColumbia, Missouri, U.S.
Parent(s)Kate Capshaw, and Robert Capshaw
Spouse(s)Christopher Gavigan ​(m. 2004)
Net worthUS $20 million

Personal Life and Relationship

Jessica Capshaw was born on August 9, 1976, in Columbia, Missouri, the U.S. as a daughter mother Kate Capshaw and father, Robert Capshaw. Her mother is an actress and producer where his father is a sales manager, marketing director, business executive, and high school principal. Later, her mother got married to Steven Spielberg, and she was known as a stepdaughter of Steven Spielberg. She has six siblings, where three were sisters, and three were brothers.

On May 22, 2004, Capshaw married Christopher Gavigan, an American entrepreneur, author, and co-founder & chief product officer of The Honest Company. Later, they gave birth to their one son and three daughters.

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Nationality and Physical Stats

 Jessica Capshaw holds an American nationality and belongs to English, German, Scottish, Belgian, and French ethnic group. He is currently 44 years old, with a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m) and 57 kg. She had got the body measurements of 35-25-36 inches and had got blonde hair with blue eyes. As she was born on August 9, her zodiac sign is Leo.

Early Life and Education

When Jessica Capshaw was fifteen, her mother got married to Steven Spielberg, and she lived with her mother. She attended Harvard-Westlake School, located in Los Angeles, and graduated from the school in 1994. After that, she went to Brown University, where she used to appear in the play “Arcadia” and the three-act play “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.” In 1998, she graduated with a B.A. in English. She also attended classes at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) while in summer, which is located in London. She was seen playing as Punk in the comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

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Film Career

Jessica Capshaw started her acting career when she was nineteen, where she was cast in a minor role in an American drama movie “The Locusts” in 1997, where her mother had been seen co-starring in a film. After that, she was seen playMarcia’s rcia in an American drama movie “Danial” in the year 1998, which was written and directed by Adam Rifkin. In 1990, she was cast as Kelly in an American romantic movie, “The Love Letter,” where the film was directed by Peter Chan, where her mother was seen starring in the film.

In the year 2000, she was seen playing Beth’s role in the movie “Killing Cinderella,” In the same year, she also appeared in the short film “Big Time.” Further, she was seen in an American slasher movie “Valentine,” where she was seen in the role of Dorothy Wheeler, and the film was released in the year 2001. After in the year 2002, she was cast as Daisy Valdemar in the movie “The Mesmerist”.

In that year, Jessica Capshaw was seen playing Evanna’s role in an American science fiction action movie “Minority Report,” where Steven Spielberg directed the film. The movie was based on the 1956 short story “The Minority Report,” written by Philip K. Dick.  

Further, she played an uncredited role as Royal International Flight Attendant in an American romantic comedy movie “View from the Top,” where Bruno Barreto directed the film. Further, she was seen playing the role of Jen in the comedy movie “The Groomsmen,” which was written and directed by Edward Burns in 2006.

After that, Jessica Capshaw appeared as Cassie Stewart in a Canadian movie “Blind Trust” in 2007. Later, she was cast in truck’sDuck’s Rolin, an American computer-animated film “The Hero of Color City” in the year 2014, wherFrank Gladstone directed the movies.

Also, she was cast as Abby in an American romantic comedy holiday movie “Holidate,” directed by John Whitesell. She will also be seen in an upcoming film, “Dear Zoe,” which was based on the novel of the same name, where she was cast into the role of Elly Gladstone.

Television Career

Jessica Capshaw started television career in 1999 after she was cast as Sally McKenna in the 1st episode of an American medical drama television series “ER,” which was created by novelist and medical doctor Michael Crichton. After that, she was seen playing as the main cast, Aunt Jordan, in an American sitcom “Odd Man Out,” where it was aired from 1999 to 2000. Later, she was seen in a TV Movie “The Back” in the year 2001 and then she was seen playing as the main cast, Jamie Stringer in an American legal drama “The Practice, which was created by David E. Kelley and the drama was aired from the year 2002 to 2004. 

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Further, Jessica Capshaw was cast as Rachel Wheeler in the first episode of the miniseries “Into the West,” where Steven Spielberg and DreamWorks produced it. In 2006, she was cast as Mary in “Thick and Thin,” but it was not aired yet. In the same year, she was seen playing the role of Rebecca Stinson in an American crime procedural comedy-drama television series “Bones.” Also, Nadia Karella was seen in 3 episodes of an American-Canadian production drama “The L Word” in 2007.

Likewise, in 2009, she appeared in the 1st episode “Trying the Not” of a comedy movie “Head Case” and, after that, seen playing the role of Dr. Arizona Robbins in a medical drama television series, “Grey’s Anatomy.” In 2010, she was seen playing in the TV movie “One Angry Juror” as Sarah Walsh.

Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Jessica Capshaw is $20 million.