Jeanne Tripplehorn Biography
2009 Primetime Emmy Awards nominee, Jeanne Tripplehorn is a reputed actress from the United States and she is popular for portraying her role in "Basic Instinct", "The Firm", "Waterworld", and "Criminal Minds". Jeanne Tripplehorn was raised in a middle-class family born as Jeanne Marie Tripplehorn in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the United States of America to parents, Tom Tripplehorn and Suzanne Ferguson. She is an American and is of white ethnicity.
In 1990, Jeanne began dating Ben Stiller; an American actor and musician. He is popular for his featuring in the movies like the "Madagascar" series and "The Night at the Museum" trilogy. The couple dated each other for six years. They were in a relationship until 1996.
On the 14th of October 2000, Jeanne got married to Leland Orser. Leland Orser is also an American actor and he is mainly a character actor. Together they welcomed their only child August Tripplehorn Orser in 2002.
Graduating from Edison High School, Jeanne attended the University of Tulsa for one semester but she dropped out from there and began her acting career. During those days, she appeared on the television shows "Creature Feature" and "Night Shift". She then joined Juilliard School and studied dramas and acting. In 1990, she appeared in "The Big Funk" and then in 1992, she made her feature film debut in "Basic Instinct" as Dr. Beth Garner. Lately, she appeared in drama, Little Pink House, which was released on 3rd February 2017.
She charges a good amount of per projects, for her role in "Criminal Minds", she received a payment of $100,000 as salary per episode. She appeared in the series for two years from 2012-14. Her net worth is said to be around $12 million.Edit
Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Jeanne Tripplehorn was from the middle class family born as Jeanne Marie Tripplehorn in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America to Tom Tripplehorn and Suzanne Ferguson. She is an American and is of white ethnicity. She is five feet and seven inch tall.Edit
Her parents got divorced
Jeanne Tripplehorn was born to Tom Tripplehorn and Suzanne Ferguson. Her mother Suzanne Ferguson was a normal house wife and her father Tom Tripplehorn was a guitarist for Gary Lewis & the Playboys. Her parents got divorced when she was just two.Edit
Graduated from Edison High School
She received her formal education from Edison High School. As she was one of the brilliant students in her class she was finally able to graduate from there in 1981. She then attended University of Tulsa for one semester.Edit
Began her acting career
After she dropped out from University of Tulsa, she began her acting career. During those days, she appeared on the television shows Creature Feature and Night Shift. She then joined Juilliard School and studied dramas and acting.Edit
Began dating Ben Stiller
In 1990, Jeanne began dating Ben Stiller. Ben Stiller is an American actor and musician and he is popular for his role in the movies like the Madagascar series, and the Night at the Museum trilogy. Their love affairs continued till 1996.Edit
First feature film, Basic Instinct
Though she made her acting debut in 1982, those roles were the minor ones. In 1990, she appeared in The Big Funk and then in 1992, she made her feature film debut in Basic Instinct as Dr. Beth Garner.Edit
Married to Leland Orser
Suddenly on 14th of October 2000, Jeanne got married with Leland Orser. Leland Orser is also an American actor and he is mainly a character actor. He was previously married to actress, Roma Downey. However, that married life came to an end within two years.Edit
First child, August Tripplehorn Orser
She became mother for the first time in her life in 2002. She and her husband, Leland Orser welcomed their first child together in May of that year and that time it was a baby boy and they named him August Tripplehorn Orser.Edit
Nominated in Women's Image Network Awards
Till now, she has been nominated in Women's Image Network Awards twice and that was in 2010 and 2012 for Actress Drama Series and Best Actress in a Made for Television Movie. But the sad news is that she has not been honored both times.Edit
Appeared in Criminal Minds
Since 1992, she has been active in her acting profession and she has appeared in more than three dozens of movies and television series from that time on, but her role in the television series, "Criminal Minds" is the main role after which she rose to prominence. She appeared in the series until 2014.Edit
Current Net worth.
Jeanne Tripplehorn earns the good sum of an amount from her professional career. She earns around $100,000 per episode and it is estimated that her current Net worth is around $12 Million.Edit