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Jen Lilley

Jen Lilley is a prominent American actress, singer, producer, and advocate. Jen Lilley has been active in the industry since the year 2007. So far, the actress has appeared in numerous films and TV series in lead and cameo roles.

Early Life and Childhood

Jen Lilley was born on August 4, 1984, and she is 37 years old at present. Her hometown is Roanoke, Virginia, U.S., and her zodiac sign is Leo. Likewise, her full name is Jennifer Elizabeth Lilley. Regarding her family, Jen’s parents are her mother Ellen, and her father Vincent Lilley.

Her father is a judge whereas her mother is a Jill-of-all-trades. Likewise, she has three siblings namely elder brothers – Michael and Ryan – and a younger sister named Katherine.


Talking about her educational journey, Jen is a graduate of Cave Spring High School. Later on, Lilley graduated early from the University of Virginia with magna cum laude honors.

Jen Lilley – Career and Professional Life

Jen Lilley is a remarkable actress, singer, advocate, and producer. Jen is famous for playing a supporting role in The Artist in 2011. She also gained fame by temporarily portraying the role of Maxie Jones on the soap opera General Hospital. Before her successful career in the entertainment industry, Jen owned and operated a wedding cake business. This was when Jen was in high school and she did her business out of her parents’ kitchen.

Likewise, as an actress, Jen has portrayed the role of the character Theresa Donovan on Days of Our Lives. She starred in this role from July 2013 to November 2016. Jen left the show due to her schedule conflicts and to focus on other commitments and opportunities. However, the actress reprised this role again in the year 2018 from May to July.

Moreover, the actress has appeared in several TV films on Hallmark Channel. Jen’s debut film is the 2007 film Suburban Skies playing the role of Janey Richardson. She then portrayed the switchboard operator in the 2008 film Changeling. She also had a cameo role in Two and a Half Men in the same year, and played the lead role of Sirena/Mandy in Ingles Ya! 

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Caption: Jen and John DeGarmo meeting Congressman Jody Hice in July 2020 to advocate for foster care and human trafficking awareness reform. Source: Instagram

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Additionally, Jen appeared as the character Monie in the iCarly TV movie titled iParty with Victorious. Then in November 2016, actress Jen starred in the movie A Dash of Love. 

Besides being an actress, Jen is also a singer. She hosted and sang in a benefit concert with SOWEGA Art Performance in the summer of 2014. This was when the actress-singer traveled to Georgia. Further, this benefit concert aimed to raise funds for ONEless Ministries.

Likewise, on 24 November 2015, actress/singer Jen Lilley released her first Christmas album titled Tinsel Time. This album’s title track premiered on TV Insider. Then on 5 October 2018, she debuted her studio single titled King of Hearts. This single is a part of her forthcoming album titled Lilley.

Furthermore, the actress is also dedicated to water projects including Charity: Water and Generosity Water. She is represented by the TV/FILM AGENT from Los Angeles. Jen’s commercial agent is Hugh Leon whereas Debby O’Connor manages her fan relations. On the other hand, her manager is Mitch Clem ([email protected]).

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Caption: Jen appears on the cover of the movie Snowkissed alongside co-star Chris McNally. Source: Instagram

Jen Lilley – Relationship Status

Jen Lilley is married to Jason Wayne. The lovers tied the knot on 26 May 2007. Then in the year 2016, the couple became foster parents through the organization called “Childhelp”. Later, in the year 2019, Lilley and Wayne adopted their two foster sons. The elder one’s name is Kayden Wayne and he was born in 2016. The younger son’s name is Jeffrey and he was born in April 2018. Kayden and Jeffrey are half-brothers.

The couple adopted Kayden on June 10, 2019. He was adopted after spending 984 days in foster care. Likewise, Jen and Jason adopted Jeffrey on October 30, 2019, and he spent 846 days in foster care. The family then welcomed a biological daughter named Julie Evangeline Wayne on July 30, 2019. Sadly, there is information that Jen suffered a miscarriage at 12 weeks in the year 2018.

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Caption: Jen posing for a photo with her family. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Jen Lilley’s height is around 1.57 meters or 5 feet 3 inches whereas her body weight is around 53 kgs. Likewise, the actress has a chest-waist-hip measurement of approximately 35-25-36 inches respectively. Jen has beautiful hazel eyes and brown hair color.

Social Media

Actress Jen Lilley is available on Instagram under the username @jen_lilley. Jen has garnered over 185k followers on her official account. Likewise, the actress joined Twitter in August 2009 and so far has over 71.2K followers on her @jen_lilley account. The actress also has an official account on Facebook with more than 121K followers.

Jen Lilley – Net Worth 2023

The multi-talented personality then created her official “TheJenlilley” YouTube channel on June 28, 2009. So far, this channel has accumulated over 854.6k views and 7.05K subscribers. To contact her for social media collaborations, Jen lists Alejandra ([email protected]) as her contact person. Talking about her net worth and earnings, Jen has a net worth of around $5 million US dollars as of 2019.