Jessica Steen is a Canadian actress who is famous for her roles in Armageddon, Earth 2, Flashpoint, etc. She has been active in the industry since 1981 and is one of the most prominent names in Canadian television. Evidently, Steen began acting when she was only 8 and it was a debut for the series, “The Sunrunners”. She made her appearance alongside her mother in the series.
Jessica is an award-winning actress who has won a Gemini Award for her role in CBC’s television movie – “Small Gifts.” She has also been nominated under the same award for the police drama “Flash”. Let us now get to know more about this beautiful actress.
Caption: Jessica Steen on a photoshoot.
Jessica Steen: Early Life and Education
Jessica Steen was born on the 19th of December, 1965 in Toronto, Ontario. She comes from a family with members passionate about creating art and acting. Her father, Jan Steen is a director and actor while her mother Joanna Noyes is an actress.
Caption: A young Jessica Steen.
Steen began acting when she was only 8 years old. As mentioned above, she co-starred with her mother in the Canadian TV series “The Sunrunners.” It was the start the perfect way to start a wonderful journey in the field of acting. She was already being hailed as a child wonder for her amazing performance and acting abilities.
Jessica Steen: Career
After her entrance to the world of acting, Steen was being cast in many new roles for both movies and series. She made her big screen debut in 1989 with an American drama film, Sing. She later featured in the TV series, Earth 2 where she portrayed the role of Dr. Julia Heller.
By that time Jessica was already turning heads and getting new projects. She was making way more guest appearances in series like The Practice, Murder One, ER, and Due South. Later after her amazing performance in the series Small Gifts, she was able to win the Gemini Award for Best Actress.
As many might remember, Jessica was also cast for the amazing movie Armageddon after being recommended by Jerry Bruckheimer. For the movie, she made her appearance alongside names like Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck, and Liv Tyler. She was also cast for the crime drama NCIS and was with the show from 2004 to 2007.
Jessica Steen: Personal Life
Talking about her personal life, Jessica is a single woman who is clearly enjoying her bachelorette life. The beautiful actress has been concentrating on her career and wants to offer more to the fans. So, she is not a big fan of speaking to the media or the one who enjoys creating headlines.
Caption: Peter Dobson and Jessica Steen in Sing (1989).
However, there were once rumors about her losing a loved one when she was younger and is now reluctant to love again. There were again rumors about Jessica being in a relationship with David Newsom. However, these are nothing but theories with no factual evidence.
Apart from her love life, Jessica has been a true environmentalist who has been advocating for the rights of animals. She once went to the aid of World Society of the Protection of Animal and was also a member of Western Canadian Wilderness Committee.
Jessica Steen: Net Worth
Jessica Steen began acting when she was only 8 and has been in this industry for just over 2 decades. It is quite an accomplishment to be able to stick around for the time that Jessica has. During this time, Steen has been able to establish herself as a prominent name in the world of acting and this comes with certain perks.
Caption: Jessica Steen on a ramp.
Steen is still as popular as she was when she began her career and is still a busy woman. This constant job flow warranties her a good fortune. So, as of 2018, Jessica has a net worth of $2 million. Today, Steen is enjoying a life full of luxury and we wish her all the luck in the future.