Jami Gertz Biography and Wiki
Jami Gertz born as Jami Beth Gertz is an American actress and investor. Gertz is known for her early roles in the films Crossroads, The Lost Boys, Less Than Zero and Quicksilver, the 1980s TV series Square Pegs and 1996’s Twister, as well as for her roles as Judy Miller in the CBS sitcom Still Standing and as Debbie Weaver in the ABC sitcom The Neighbors. Along with husband Tony Ressler, she is a part-owner of the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association.
Jami Gertz Age
Jami is 54 years old as of 2019, she was born on 28 October 1965 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Jami celebrates her birthday on 28th October every year. She will be turning 55 years as of 28 October 2020.
Jami Gertz Net Worth
Jami is an actress, sports team owner, and philanthropist which has earned her a net worth of $ 3 billion. Though she has had a successful career on her own, the vast majority of Jami Gertz’s net worth is derived from her marriage to LA-based billionaire Tony Ressler.
Jami Gertz Husband and Antony Ressler
Gertz got married to executive Antony Ressler on June 16, 1989, and they have three sons. Gertz and her husband are members of the investment group led by Mark Attanasio which purchased the MLB franchise Milwaukee Brewers. Gertz-Ressler High Academy, a member of The Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools, is named for Gertz and her husband.
They also became owners of the NBA team Atlanta Hawks in 2015. Gertz represented the Hawks in the NBA Draft Lottery for the 2018 and 2019 NBA drafts. In 2011, the Giving Back Fund named Gertz and her husband the number-one donor to the charity of any celebrity in 2010. Gertz serves as a board director for the Melanoma Research Alliance, the largest nonprofit funder of melanoma research.
Gertz and her family reside in the Beverly Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, and have a vacation home in Malibu, California.
Jami Gertz Children
Jami and Antony Ressler have three sons together: Oliver Jordan(1992), Nicholas Simon(1995), and Theo(1998)
Jami Gertz Actress
She was discovered in a nationwide talent search by Norman Lear and studied drama at NYU. As a child actor, Gertz was in one episode of Diff’rent Strokes along with Andrew Dice Clay. She also had a recurring role on The Facts of Life as Blair’s friend and fellow schoolmate Boots St. Clair. Gertz made her film debut in the 1981 romance film Endless Love, which was followed by a co-starring role in the 1982–83 TV sitcom series Square Pegs.
She gained more significant attention with a starring role in 1987’s Less Than Zero, as the friend of a doomed drug addict played by Robert Downey, Jr. She also starred in the 1987 film The Lost Boys as Star, the “half-vampire” girlfriend, with Kiefer Sutherland and Jason Patric.
After working in Paris as a scent designer for Lanvin, Gertz returned to the United States and landed a key supporting role in the 1996 blockbuster Twister after other films including 1986’s Solarbabies and Crossroads also the 1989 film Listen to Me with Kirk Cameron and 1992’s Jersey Girl.
In the 1994 episode of Seinfeld, “The Stall”, she appeared as one of Jerry’s girlfriends who works as a phone sex operator and can’t “spare a square” of toilet paper to Elaine in the restroom. Also in 1994, she played Sarah in the TV movie This Can’t Be Love starring Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Quinn, and Jason Bateman. Gertz later played the recurring character, Dr. Nina Pomerantz, during the 1997 season of ER. She reportedly was offered, but declined, the role of Rachel Green, during pre-production of Friends.
Jami Gertz Movies
2013: Dealin’ with Idiots
2011: A Better Life
2007: Lost Holiday
2006: Keeping Up with the Steins
2005: Fighting the Odds: The Marilyn Gambrell Story
2003: Undercover Christmas
2002: Gilda Radner: It’s Always Something
2001: Lip Service
2000: Seven Girlfriends
Jami Gertz Lost Boys
The Lost Boys is a 1987 American horror comedy film directed by Joel Schumacher, produced by Harvey Bernhard with a screenplay written by Jeffrey Boam. Janice Fischer and James Jeremias wrote the film’s story.
The film’s ensemble cast includes; Corey Haim, Jason Patric, Kiefer Sutherland, Jami Gertz, Corey Feldman, Dianne Wiest, Edward Herrmann, Alex Winter, Jamison Newlander, and Barnard Hughes. The film is about two brothers who move to California to a beach town and end up fighting a gang of young vampires.
Frequently Asked Questions About Jami Gertz
How much is Jami Gertz worth?
Jami Gertz is an American actress, sports team owner, and philanthropist who has a net worth of $ 3 billion. Though she has had a successful career on her own, the vast majority of Jami Gertz’s net worth is derived from her marriage to LA-based billionaire Tony Ressler.
Who is Jami Gertz’s husband?
Personal life. Gertz married executive Antony Ressler on June 16, 1989, and they have three sons. Gertz and her husband are members of the investment group led by Mark Attanasio that bought the MLB franchise the Milwaukee Brewers.
Why is Jami Gertz so rich?
Actress and philanthropist Jami Gertz have an impressive $ 2 billion net worth to her name, especially thanks to her marriage to billionaire Tony Ressler, co-founder of Ares Management and former owner of the Milwaukee Brewers.
How did Jami Gertz meet her husband?
The actress said she met Ressler in 1986 as she was coming off the “The Lost Boys” fame. She said her publicist introduced her to Ressler at the time. They married two years later. Ressler made much of his fortune after he founded Ares Management, an investment firm.
Does Jami Gertz own the Atlanta Hawks?
Gertz married executive Antony Ressler on June 16, 1989, and they have three sons. … Gertz -Ressler High Academy, a member of The Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools, is named for Gertz and her husband. They also became owners of the NBA team Atlanta Hawks in 2015.
How did Jami Gertz make her money?
Though she has had a successful career on her own, the vast majority of Jami Gertz’s net worth is derived from her marriage to LA-based billionaire Tony Ressler. Ressler is the co-founder of Ares Management which has over $ 136 billion worth of assets under management as of this writing.
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? Owner Jami Gertz checks in before the Draft Lottery with some good mojo along with her good luck charm from last year… ⤵️ pic.twitter.com/TCsqHJxMBC
— Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) May 14, 2019