Jessica Chastain’s BiographyJessica Chastain is a talented and versatile actress who has made an amazing career in Hollywood and has taken her due place among world-famous movie stars by the age of 40. She has played in 40 movies; she was also the producer of three of them. She was nominated a few times for an Academy Award as well as a Golden Globe Award. Net worth: $50 million.
Early YearsThe future actress was born on March 24, 1977, in Sacramento, California’s capital. Chastain is the maiden name of her mother Jerri. Jessica keeps her biological father’s name a secret. It is only known that she was born when her parents were both teenagers. There is a rumor that her father may be the rock musician Michael Monasterio, although the actress herself hasn’t confirmed this information. The only person Jessica considers to be her father is the firefighter Michael Hastey, who became Jerri Chastain’s official husband and raised Jess as his own daughter.
Acting CareerAccording to Zoomboola.com, in 2003 Jessica graduated from Julliard and started looking for a job. No one took the young actress seriously, as is often the case, and the roles she was offered didn’t live up to her expectations, but the girl had a strong character and wouldn’t give up. She worked as an animator, participated in different shows, and didn’t lose hope that one day she would catch a break as a big-screen actress. Her acting career started in 2004 with episodic roles in TV-series. However, she only made her movie debut four years later, in «Jolene» (2008). She got the leading role as an orphaned girl, which brought her a prestigious award in Seattle.
Jessica Chastain’s Personal LifeDespite her high ambitions, busy schedule, and feminist views, Jessica never suffered from a lack of attention from the opposite sex. Jessica dated the director Ned Benson for a couple of years; they even worked together on the trilogy of «The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby», although by that time their relationship was over. This was followed by an affair with the actor Tom Hiddleston. After their split, Jessica stated that she had no desire to have another relationship with one of her colleagues.
Jessica Chastain NowIn 2019, several major premieres took place with the participation of Chastain. So, viewers saw a new film from the X-Men series The Dark Phoenix, where Jessica's partners in the film were Sophie Turner and Jennifer Lawrence. In the autumn of the same year, Chastain appeared in the continuation of the heartbreaking horror "This" based on the novel by Stephen King.
In September 2021, Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac came together on the red carpet of the Venice Film Festival, and behaved like a couple in love. They almost managed to convince the audience and the tabloids that they had a stormy affair, but it turned out that this was part of the PR campaign of their joint project "Scenes from Married Life".