Jamie Lynn Sigler is an actress and passionate performer born on May 15, 1981, in Jericho, New York to parents Steve and Connie Sigler and has two brothers, Brian and Adam. Jamie started singing and acting when she was seven years old. She went to Jericho High School and later on studied at the Cultural Arts Playhouse in Old Bethpage. Jamie is an American actress famous for her role as Meadow Soprano on the HBO series The Sopranos.
Jamie Lynn Sigler Quick Facts
Birth name: Jamie Lynn Sigler
Birth date: May 15, 1981
Birth place: Jericho, New York
Parents: Steve and Connie Sigler
Siblings:Â Brian Sigler, Adam Sigler
Husband: Cutter DykstraÂ (m. 2016), AJ Discala (m. 2003â2005)
Child: Beau Kyle Dykstra
Occupation: actress, musician
Let us look at some 7 interesting facts about Jamie Lynn Sigler
Jamie Lynn Sigler acting career
Jamie began her film career in New York City regional theater.Â In 1997 Jamie-Lynn Sigler was part of the cast of the bright Meadow Soprano, as the daughter of New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano. She has also starred in more than two dozen theatrical productions. Another of her major works appearing as Belle in Disney’s Broadway production of Beauty and the Beast which was done between October 2002 and February 2003. She was among the cast until the series finale in 2007.
Jamie has battled anorexia
In the past, Jamie Sigler battled seriously with anorexia which is an eating disorder. She sought treatment and has since been using her experience with the disease to help others who have gone through something similar. Jamie has been the spokesperson for the National Eating Disorders Association and also established the Jamie-Lynn Sigler Foundation meant to assist people with eating disorders. She also raises awareness about how devastating this disease is. In 2002, through her memoir Wise Girl, she shared her story with the world and received a lot of reviews. Jamie still speaks to people about experiences, challenges, and dangers of eating disorders.
Jamie affairs and marriage
When Jamie was 19, she met A.J. DiScala who later became her manager. The two started dating before Jamie turned 21, and got married on July 11, 2003. Sadly the two got divorced in September 2005. 3 years later in 2008, Jamie was in a romantic relationship with fellow actor Jerry Ferrara. Jamie and Jerry met while guest-starring on TV show Entourage but broke up a year later. Jamie got into another relationship with football player Mark Sanchez and split up. She then dating baseball player Cutter Dykstra in 2012 and got engaged on January 28, 2013. The two have since gotten married and have a son together called Beau Kyle Dykstra, born on August 28, 2013.
Jamie was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) at age 20
When she was only 20 years of age, Jamie Sigler was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis a condition that makes her feel weak and cause difficulty when walking.
She has a pop album called Here to Heaven
In 2001, Jamie together with the single Cry Baby released a pop album called Here to Heaven. She has also done a song with Romeo Santos in the single You.
Jamie lost her brother
Jamie has gone through so much not mentioning the medical challenges but also the death of her brother Adam Sigler. Adam died at the age of 41 due to a brain hemorrhage. He slipped into a coma and never regained consciousness. Adam was older than Jamie by eight years and his death caused a lot of grief in Jamieâs life.
Jamieâs estimated net worth
Jamie has made appearances in notable movies and TV shows. Her current net worth is estimated to around 25 million USD.