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Jessica Stroup

Jessica Stroup is a prominent actress from the United States. Jessica Stroup is recognized for her roles as  Erin Silver on 90210 (2008–2013), Max Hardy on The Following (2014–2015), and Joy Meachum on Iron Fist (2017–2018).

Early Life

Jessica Stroup was born on the 23rd of October 1986, in Anderson, South Carolina, the United States. Currently, she holds US nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnicity (English-German-Welsh descent). She is currently 37 years old and according to the astrological chart, she has a birth sign.

The names of her parents are Don Stroup (father) and Judy Stroup (mother). Her father is a senior vice president at MUFG Union Bank. As a child, she spent her childhood in Charlotte, North Carolina. In addition, she was raised along with her brother, Dave Stroup.

Jessica Stroup – Education

In 2004, she graduated from Providence High School. Later, she received a full scholarship to attend the University of Georgia but declined to pursue an acting career.

Professional Career

Jessica Stroup started her acting career as a guest appearance on a 2005 episode of the American teen sitcom”Unfabulous.” She appeared as Eden in the TV film, “Vampire Bats” that same year.

She has since appeared in several other television shows, including “Grey’s Anatomy,” “October Road,” and “True Blood.” Then, she appeared in four episodes of “Reaper” in 2007 as the protagonist’s ex-girlfriend.

Similarly, she appeared in several small independent film productions, including “Left in Darkness,” “Pray for Morning,” and “Vampire Bats.” Meanwhile, she starred in the female lead playing the role of Amber in the 2007 horror film “The Hills Have Eyes 2.”

Caption: The poster of TV series, 90210 (Source: eBay)

She starred as a series regular, playing the main role of Erin Silver in the teen drama television series “90210” from 2008 to 2013. In this series, she appears in a total of 114 episodes.

Continued appearing in successful TV series and movies

Stroup also played Claire in the film remake “Prom Night” in April 2008. Moreover, she was cast in another horror film titled “Homecoming,” which follows a young woman who is kidnapped by her boyfriend’s ex-girlfriend, according to in December 2007.

Despite finishing production in February 2008, the film was not released until July 2009 for a limited release in select theaters. Stroup starred as Rachel in the 2008 ensemble film “The Informers.”

She made a guest appearance on “Family Guy” in 2011, where she voiced several characters in two episodes. She reteamed with Seth MacFarlane in his directorial debut “Ted,” playing Tracy, Lori’s (Mila Kunis) work friend.

Stroup was announced as a series regular in season 2 of “The Following” on August 20, 2013. Max, her character, is the “niece of Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon).” Moreover, she’s an NYPD officer who works in the Intel Division. Max re-connects with Ryan, who becomes an important ally.” She joined the cast of “Iron Fist” as Joy Meachum in March 2017.

Net Worth 2023

Stroup’s net worth is estimated at around $3 million while she has not yet disclosed much about her annual salary and income. Meanwhile, he makes the majority of money through his acting roles in TV series and movies.

Relationship Status

In terms of her personal life, Jessica Stroup is unmarried and single at the moment. She was in a relationship with Canadian actor Dustin Milligan in the past. The couple began dating in the year 2008 and broke up in 2010. She has not been in a relationship since that time.

Caption: Jessica Stroup with her ex-boyfriend, Dustin Milligan (Source: Just Jared)

There are currently no desperate rumors about her personal or professional life. Stroup appears to be doing her best without causing harm to others and has been a straight person her entire life, for which she has not been involved in any controversy.

Body Measurements

Caption: Jessica Stroup attending a program (Source: Pinterest)

This American actress stands 5 feet 8 inches tall (1.73 m) and weighs around 55 kg (121 lbs). Meanwhile, she has a pair of blue eyes with brown hair color and her body measurement is 32-24-35 inches.

Jessica Stroup – Social Media

On her Instagram page ‘@jessicalstroup’ there are over 203k followers. Likewise, there are over 153.3k followers on her Twitter page ‘@JessicaLStroup’ and over 27k followers on her Facebook.