Jeanne Tripplehorn: Bio, Career, Husband, Son, Net Worth


Jeanne Tripplehorn is an American film, theatre and television actress. She has been in the entertainment field for over 27 years. She is mostly known for her television shows in HBO such as ‘Electric City,’ ‘ Big Love,’ ‘ Criminal Mind’ etc. Jeanne also became a member of ‘Julliard,’ a drama troupe alongside actress Laura Linney. She is the child of the guitarist for ‘Gary Lewis & the Playboys’, Tom Tripplehorn and mother Suzanne Ferguson.

Jeanne Tripplehorn is a graduate of 1981 of Eddison High School. She is the wife of the actor, Leland Orser. The couple got blessed with a son.

Jeanne Tripplehorn

Quick Facts Of Jeanne Tripplehorn

Full Name                                          Jeanne Marie Tripplehorn

Date of Birth                                      June 10, 1963

Nickname                                           Jeanne

Marital Status                                     Married

Birthplace                                          Tulsa, Oklahoma

Ethnicity                                            White

Religion                                             Not Disclosed

Profession                                          Actress

Nationality                                         American

The active Year                                  1982–present

Eye color                                           Brown

Hair color                                           Red

Body Build                                          Slim

Spouse                                              Leland Orser (married in 2000)

Height                                               170 cm

Weight                                               63 kg or 138 lbs

Body Measurement                             37-25-28

Bust size                                             37 inches

Waist size                                           25 inches

Hip size                                               28 inches

Bra size                                              34C

Shoe size                                            9 (US)

Dress size                                           8 (US)

Education                                           University of Tulsa

Online Presence                                   Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

Father’s Name                                      Tom Tripplehorn

Mother’s Name                                      Suzanne Ferguson

Siblings                                                Kelly, Daniel and Jason

Grandmother                                        Jean Neely

Ex-Fiance                                             Ben Stiller

Husband’s Name                                   Leland Orser

Children                                                one son

Son’s Name                                           August Tripplehorn Orse

Horoscope                                             Gemini

Net Worth                                              $12 Million

Early Life

Jeanne was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the United States on June 10, 1963. Her original name was Jeanne Marie Tripplehorn. She was born to father, Tom Tripplehorn, and mother, Suzanne Ferguson. Her mother was an ordinary housewife, and her father was a guitarist for ‘Gary Lewis & the Playboys.’ Sadly Jeanne’s parents divorced when she was just two years old. Jeanne holds an American native with white ethnicity. Jeanne’s birth sign is Gemini.


Jeanne Graduated her high school classes from ‘Edison High School.’ After completion, she attended the ‘University of Tulsa’ for one semester, but soon she dropped out of university to start her acting career. At those times, Jeanne appeared on the TV shows like Creature Feature and Night Shift. She then joined ‘Juilliard School’ to study dramas and to act to take as a career.

Career Of Jeanne Tripplehorn

Jeanne started her career on stage as a TV and radio presenter. She played in the famous television series “The Perfect Tribute.” Her first movie was “Basic Instinct” in which she performed as a police psychologist. She also contributed to “The Firm and Waterworld” as a female lead role. Jeanne faced many ups and downs during her career period. She suffered a slow career growth, but she didn’t give up. Gradually she played an essential role in the movie “Mickey Blue Eyes” as the girlfriend of Hugh Grant.

Later Jeanne appeared as a lesbian gangster in the movie “Timecode.” She has appeared in several movies. Some of her films contributions are Monument Ave, ‘Til There Was You, Office Killer, The Perfect Tribute, Old Man, David, and Blonde Poison: The Making of ‘Basic Instinct’ and Mr. Show with Bob. Her television series also include Criminal Minds, Grey Gardens, and Big Love.


Year                                    Role                                           Title

1992                           Dr. Beth Garner                            Basic Instinct

1993                                  Pastel                             The Night We Never Met

1993                            Abby McDeere                                  The Firm

1994                           Cheryl Goode                                Reality Bites

1995                                  Helen                                      Waterworld

1997                               Gwen Moss                            ‘Til There Was You

1997                               Norah Reed                                Office Killer

1998                                  Annie                                    Monument Ave

1998                                 Lydia                                     Sliding Doors

also 1998                      Lois Berkow                                Very Bad Things

1999                             Gina Vitale                                Mickey Blue Eyes

2000                        Johanna Lawrenson                        Steal This Movie!

2000                        Lauren Hathaway                               Timecode

also 2000                         Rachel                                         Paranoid

2000                     Miranda Frayle / Freda Birch                  Relative Values

2002                             Lucinda Pond                             Brother’s Keeper

2002                                  Marina                                      Swept Away

2005                                  Thelma                                    The Amateurs

2007                                   Maggie                                       The Trap

2008                                Doris Hagen                             Winged Creatures

2010                        Angela Papadopolous                      Crazy on the Outside

2010                                     Alice                                          Morning

2013                                     Nina                                      A Perfect Man

2017                              Jean Copeland                         We Only Know So Much

2017                              Charlotte Wells                             Little Pink House

2018                                     Fiona                                        Gloria Bell

Television Shows

Year                                    Title                                              Role

1991                         The Perfect Tribute                                   Julia

Note: Movie

1992                          The Ben Stiller Show                The Wilson Woman / Goo

Note: 3 episodes

1996             Mr. Show with Bob and David      stone Throwing Singer in ‘Jeepers Creepers’

Note: Episode: “The Biggest Failure in Broadway History”

1997                                 Old Man                                 Addie Rebecca Brice

Note: Movie

2003                             Word of Honor                              Maj. Karen Harper

Note: Movie

2003                                  Frasier                                           Chelsea

Note: Episode: “Trophy Girlfriend”

2006–11                           Big Love                                 Barbara Henrickson

Record: Series regular (53 episodes)

Nominated: Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama (2006 & 2007)

2009                             Grey Gardens                        Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Note: Movie

Nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for the Outstanding Supporting Actress

2011                                Five                                                Pearl

Note: Movie

2012                                New Girl                                          Ouli

Summary: Episodes: “Kids” and “Tomatoes”

2012–14                       Criminal Minds                               Dr. Alex Blake

Record: Series regular (48 episodes) (Season 8–9)

TBA                             Mrs. America                                 Eleanor Schlafly

Note: Miniseries, filming


  • Nominated in Primetime Emmy Awards

“Primetime Emmy Awards” is one of the ace awards in the world. In 2009, Jeanne got nominated for this award for the first time after stepping in acting career for her role in “Grey Gardens.” Jeanne also got nominated for “Outstanding Supporting Actress” in a Miniseries or Movie.

  • Nominated in Women’s Image Network Awards

Jeanne also got nominated in “Women’s Image Network Awards” twice in the years of 2010 and 2012 for “Actress Drama Series” and “Best Actress” in a Made for Television Movie. Sadly she was not honored both times.

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Jeanne first began dating Ben Stiller in 1990. Ben was an American actor as well as a musician. Ben is most famous for his contribution to the movies like the “Madagascar”  and “The Night at the Museum.” The couple dated each other for a full six years. They were even rumored to have engaged. However, their plan for marriage was unknown. Ben and Jeanne were in a relationship until 1996, but they broke up after a while. The reason behind their separation after six years long relationship is yet a mystery.

After breaking up with longtime ex-fiance, Ben, Jeana got married to an actor on the 14th of October 2000. The lucky actor is none other than Leland Orser. Leland Orser is mainly a character actor. After two years of marriage, together they welcomed their only child ‘August Tripplehorn Orser’ on May 22, 2002.

First child Of Jeanne Tripplehorn

In 2002, Jeanne became a mother for the first time in her life. She and her husband of two years, Leland Orser welcomed their first child as a son together in May of that same year. It was a baby boy, and the couple named him as ‘August Tripplehorn Orser.’

Relationships of Jeanne Tripplehorn with other people

  • Leland Orser                                      Husband
  • August Tripplehorn Orser                     Son
  • Ben Stiller                                          Ex-fiancé
  • Suzanne Tripplehorn                           Mother
  • Tom Tripplehorn                                 Father
  • Suzanne Ferguson                              Mother
  • Kelly, Daniel, and Jason                      Brothers

Body Measurements

Looking at her physical appearance, Jeanne seems perfectly fit and beautiful. She has the perfect height of 170 cm, weighing 63 kg or 138 lbs. Her body measurements are alluring as measuring to be 37-25-28. Jeanne has a bust size of 37 inches, a waistline of 25 inches and similarly hip size of 28 inches. Her bra size is 34C. Jeanne wears the shoe of size 9 in the United States standard. Similarly, she wears a dress of size 8 in the United States standard. She has dark brown hair; moreover, her eye color is dark brown, which looks pretty attractive. 

Rumors And Controversies

Unlike any other celebrities, Jeanne Tripplehorn has always stayed away from any social criticisms. There are no rumors and controversy about Jeanne. Starting from her first career phase until today, Jeanne has never had any scandals regarding her married life or her career. So far, Jeanne remains untouched with any negative headings of celebrity related news. The media has yet to reveal if there is any.

Net Worth Of Jeanne Tripplehorn

As to today’s date, Jeanne’s acting career dwelled the net worth of 12 Million dollars. Her remarkable amount of net worth expresses not only her work phase but also her commitment. Jeanne monthly salary is yet undisclosed, but it sure has added to her mostly by her entertainment career. Her husband’s net worth totals 6 million dollars, which is comparatively lower than that of Jeanne. With the total of her career reward and her husband’s reward, she surely lives a luxurious lifestyle.

Unknown Facts

  • Her father, Tom Tripplehorn, was a guitarist for “Gary Lewis & The Playboys.”
  • Jeanne’s parents got divorced when she was only two years old.
  • She was Laura Linney’s roommate while studying at Juilliard.
  • Jeanne used to be a DJ in the home city of Tulsa.
  • Tripplehorn called herself “Jeanne Summers” when she worked as a morning DJ.
  • She was a spokesperson in 2009 for the World Monuments Fund.
  • She started her career at first a host for a local show and Tv host.
  • Jeanne had to turn down the role of Carrie in ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ in 1994 due to her mother’s passing just a few weeks before the filming started. Andie MacDowell cast for the part.

Social Reach For Jeanne Tripplehorn

As Jeanne is a wonderful woman because of her career work, she is followed by many people and have an interest in her. She is equally active in all her social media. Jeanne is also active Instagram naming her profile of @jeannetripplehorn. She has also got the facebook naming of Jeanne Tripplehorn. Making her follower of more than 12.5k on Instagram, Jeanne is a responsible person. Jeanna has 2K followers on her Twitter account. She posts about her works and promotion and never let social media to make her rumors in public. She equally posts about her family. Her fans and followers are small numbers yet worth a lot. The following are her social media lists.

Instagram                            @jeannatripplehorn

Twitter                                 @JTripplehorn

Facebook                              Jeanna Tripplehorn


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