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Jessica Serfaty


Jessica Serfaty is an American model as well as an actress. Jessica Serfaty has appeared in movies like Ryde, FML, Blood Brothers, etc. She is also popular as the contestant in America’s Next Top Model Cycle 14. Moreover, she was also often romantically linked with prominent celebrities, hence, adding more popularity to her plate.

Early Life and Childhood

Jessica Serfaty was born on 4 April 1991 in Little Rock, Arkansas. She is currently 32 years old and her birth name is Jessica Ann Michel.

She has not shared much information regarding her parents and other family members. Nevertheless, she shares frequent posts mentioning her family members without disclosing their names.

Similarly, as mentioned/tagged on Instagram photos, her mother’s name is Sandy Michel and her youngest sister’s name is Skye Michel. In another Instagram post, she mentioned that she grew up with her dad always playing guitar, bass, and drums, and her sister on the piano and violin.

Also, they had a musical household that she believes brought so much joy to her childhood.

Talking about her ethnic background, she is of French descent and belongs to the American ethnic group Cajun. Likewise, she is an American by nationality.

She has also not mentioned much about her educational journey. Additionally, she used to have braces but not anymore.

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Caption: Jessica Serfaty with her mother and baby sister during her childhood. Source: Instagram

Career and Professional Life

Jessica Serfaty is an actress, model, and social media influencer. She was also a contestant on Cycle 14 of America’s Next Top Model.

In this show, she ended in the 5th position and was eliminated in the 9th episode. Moreover, when she took part in America’s Next Top Model, she was a stay-at-home mom.

Moreover, as an actress, she appeared in short films called Blood Brothers, Faith, and Axe: Dirtcathlon. She was also featured in a segment of the anthology horror film V/H/S: Viral.

During her time in the ANTM show, she was known for burning tacos, and hence her fans are called “Little Taco Burners”. As a teenager, she realized that she had talent in modeling and hence, in 2010, she got a career breakthrough and took part in cycle 14 of the model-hunt reality show America’s Next Top Model.

Her experience on the show turned out to be a game-changer.

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During the show, she emerged as a promising model with immense potential. She was brilliant in most of the runway challenges and photo shoots.

The judges’ panel was highly impressed by her photographs and the way she carried herself on the runway. After ANTM, there was no looking back for her.

Modeling offers started pouring in. She soon appeared in Dan Balan’s music video ‘Justify Sex.’

Similarly, in 2011, she appeared in the reality-style series Axe: Dirtcathlon. The following year, she made her acting debut with the short film Faith.

From 2014 to 2017, she also appeared in several projects such as V/H/S: Viral,’ ‘Blood Brothers,’ and ‘FML.’ Then in 2017, she played a prominent role in the horror movie ‘Ryde.’

She has appeared in numerous commercials for brands such as ‘Doritos,’ ‘Toyota,’ and ‘McDonald’s.’ Her career reached new heights when she participated in a few modeling campaigns for ‘Nous Model Management,’ which is listed as one of the top agencies in Los Angeles.

Further, she has gained fame on social media platforms too. She has worked with the famous YouTuber Logan Paul in some of his videos.

They also appeared in the music video ‘Paradise In You.’ She owns two Instagram accounts, which showcase captivating photographs of her posing with grace.

Her primary Instagram account has over 789 thousand subscribers to date.

Relationship Status

At present, Jessica is engaged to Kaan Gunay. Kaan is an entrepreneur who is also the CEO and Co-founder of Firefly. On 18 June 2019, Kaan shared a photo with her announcing their engagement.

He wrote on his Instagram, “SHE SAID YES!! We’re engaged! I love you, Jessica Michel. Thank you for making me a better man every day.”

On the same day, she also shared the same photo mentioning that they have been engaged for quite some time already but won’t share the exact date or place of engagement.

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Caption: Jessica Serfaty announced her engagement with Kaan Gunay through this photo. Source: Instagram

Scrolling through her Instagram photos, we can see that she was already wearing her engagement ring in the post she shared on 2 May 2019. It was the photo of the pair attending an official event together for the first time at the Billboards Music Awards (BBMAS).

After that, we can see her flaunting the beautiful ring in a few posts before finally disclosing the news on 18 June.

Moreover, she disclosed her relationship with her beau on Instagram for the first time on 13 January 2019 with photos of them kissing during their trip. However, she didn’t mention his name or tag him until her post on 14 February 2019, Valentine’s Day.

Since then, she has been sharing photos with her love in a public display of affection.

They both share adorable photos with their families on their respective Instagram handles, showing their mutual love for each other. Later, on 21 September 2019, she posted a photo wishing Kaan a happy anniversary.

Hence, it is safe for us to assume that they started dating on 21 September 2018.

Past Marriage

Jessica Serfaty was married to Ididia Serfaty from 2008 until 2013. They share a son named Roman Serfaty.

However, they parted ways and she dated other public personalities like actor Ed Westwick, Niall James Horan, and Joe Jonas.

Ididia Serfaty, her ex-husband, is an Arkansas-based property manager and they met at a church when she was only 16 and Ididia was 22. Soon, the pair developed a relationship and she got pregnant.

On 2 September 2008, she gave birth to their son, Roman Serfaty. Soon after his birth, she and Ididia got married.

They led a happy married life for the next two years until she moved to Los Angeles to build a career in modeling.

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Caption: Jessica Serfaty and her son Roman were captured during their trip to South Lake Tahoe, California. Source: Instagram

There are rumors that Ididia went as far as to accuse her of being a bad mother to their son. He also mentioned that her visit to Arkansas and their son became less and less frequent as time went by.

Previously, she had given custody of their son to his ex-husband. However, looking through her social media posts, she has shared a lot of time with her son Roman alongside her fiancee Kaan.

Even before their relationship, we can see loving posts shared on her Instagram feed. So, we can’t be so sure if the above-mentioned rumor is true or not.

Other Relationships

After their divorce, Jessica has been linked with several celebrities. Among them is the One Direction member Niall Horan and another is Joe Jonas.

Moreover, as per rumors, she also dated Justin Bieber and Logan Paul. Later, after being involved in all these links, she dated the Gossip Girl actor Ed Westwick.

However, their relationship went south when his co-stars accused Westwick of sexual assault. Only a few weeks Before this, Ed Westwick was planning for the engagement with her.

Alas, his plan didn’t go well after the scandals.

Jessica Serfaty – Net Worth 2024

Moving on, her net worth estimation is around 5 million dollars. She earns through her involvement, especially in modeling, acting, and others.

Brand Endorsements

Jessica Serfaty has been endorsed by various brands such as Doritos, McDonald’s, and Toyota.

Body Measurements

Jessica Serfaty is a model with a height of 5’9″ or 1.75 meters and weighs around 57 kg. Likewise, her chest-waist-hip size is 33-25-35 inches whereas her dress size is 2, and her bra size is 34B.

Moreover, she has beautiful hazel green eyes with blond hair. She also occasionally experiments with her hair color into shades like pink, orange,

Jessica Serfaty – Social Media

Jessica Serfaty is a social media influencer and hence she has personal accounts on several platforms. She has 801k followers and 1030 posts as of August 2020.

Similarly, Jessica Serfaty joined Twitter in March 2009 and has 28.2k followers so far. Similarly, she joined YouTube on 6 December 2007 and has gained 58,463 views and 1k subscribers on her self-titled channel.

Additionally, she also has her own TikTok account with 2177 followers and 2424 likes so far. She has uploaded only five Tiktok videos so far which indicates that maybe she created her Tiktok profile quite recently.

Additionally, we can contact her at [email protected] or [email protected] for any kind of inquiries.