Jennifer Grey Bio, Age, Height, Parents, Wife, Actress, Net Worth

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Jennifer Grey Biography

Jennifer Grey is an American actress. She made her acting debut with the film Reckless (1984). Also, she had her breakthrough with the teen comedy film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986).

Subsequently, she attained worldwide fame for starring as Frances “Baby” Houseman in the romantic drama film Dirty Dancing in 1987.

Jennifer Grey Age

Jennifer is 61 years old. She was born on 26 March 1960 in Manhattan, New York, United States.

Jennifer Grey Height

Gray height is 5 feet 2 inches tall.

Jennifer Grey Education

Grey attended Dalton School, a private school in Manhattan where she studied dance and acting, and where she met her best friend, actress Tracy Pollan.

After graduating in the year 1978, Grey studied at Manhattan’s Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre for two years of training as an actress. She supported herself waitressing while waiting for roles.

Jennifer Grey Parents

Jennifer is the daughter of Joel Grey, the stage and Academy Award-winning screen actor, and Jo Wilder (née Brower), a former actress/singer. Her paternal grandfather was comedian and musician Mickey Katz. Both of her parents came from Jewish families.

Jennifer Grey Wife

Jennifer was married to Clark Gregg. The couple married in 2001 and divorced in 2021.

Jennifer Grey Actress

Jennifer other feature films include Red Dawn in 1984, The Cotton Club in 1984, Bloodhounds of Broadway in 1989, Bounce in 2000, Redbelt (2008), The Wind Rises (2013), In Your Eyes (2014), Duck Duck Goose in 2018 as well a Bittersweet Symphony in 2019).

Grey’s early television work includes the made-for-TV films Murder in Mississippi (1990), Criminal Justice (1990), and If the Shoe Fits as Kelly Carter / Prudence (1990).


She appeared as herself in the series It’s Like, You Know… (1999–2001), won season eleven of the dancing competition series Dancing with the Stars (2010), and appeared as Judy Meyers in the Amazon Prime Video comedy Red Oaks (2014–2017). She has done voice work in film and television, providing her voice in the year 2018 film Duck Duck Goose as well as the 2008–2014 animated television series Phineas and Ferb.

Jennifer Grey Net Worth

Jennifer has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

Jennifer Grey Movies

  • Dirty Dancing 1987
  • Ferris Bueller’s Day Off 1986
  • Red Dawn 1984
  • I Am Patrick Swayze 2019
  • The Road to Christmas 2006
  • Dirty Dancing: 20th Anniversary Edition If the Shoe Fits 1990
  • Wind 1992
  • Reckless 1984
  • In Your Eyes 2014
  • Ritual 2002
  • Bittersweet Symphony 2019
  • Keith 2008
  • Since You’ve Been Gone 1998
  • Untogether 2018
  • American Flyers 1985
  • Bloodhounds of Broadway 1989
  • Duck Duck Goose 2018
  • The Cotton Club 1984
  • The Bling Ring 2011
  • Redbelt 2008
  • Outrage 1998
  • Murder in Mississippi 1990
  • The Wind Rises 2013
  • Tales from the Crypt Presents: Revelation Eyes of a Witness 1991
  • Lover’s Knot The West Side Waltz 1995
  • A Case For Murder Red Meat 1997
  • Gandahar 1987
  • Red Oaks Portraits Of A Killer 1996
  • Criminal Justice 1990 Důvod k vraždě Viaje a la Navidad Inside Story: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off The Player 1997
  • The Secrets of My Heart Enredos de amor The 69th Annual Tony Awards 2015 Milenecký uzel
  • Mein Baby gehört zu mir! Die Dirty Dancing Doku The 59th Annual Academy Awards

Why did Jennifer Grey stop acting?

Grey had begun secretly dating Matthew Broderick during the filming of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Meanwhile, she suffered severe whiplash and was in near-constant pain as a result of her injuries. Also, she felt survivor’s guilt from the accident and, eventually, withdrew from acting altogether.

Was Jennifer Grey in an accident?

Nine days prior to the premiere of Dirty Dancing, Grey was involved in a devastating head-on car crash while vacationing in Ireland with actor Matthew Broderick, her then-boyfriend. The occupants of the other car were killed, and Grey felt lucky to have survived.

What does Grey do now?

Previously, she had high-profile relationships with Johnny Depp, and with her Ferris Bueller co-star Matthew Broderick.

However, she is now settled with actor Clark Gregg, who has starred as Agent Coulson in multiple Marvel Avengers films and in Agents of Shield.

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