Jeanne Tripplehorn Net Worth And Bio-Wiki

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Who is Jeanne Marie Tripplehorn?

Jeanne Marie Tripplehorn is an Actress of American nationality. She began her acting career as a stage actress and starred in various plays during the early 1990s. Tripplehorn got a lead role in the Broadway version of Anton Chekov’s Three Sisters. Her film career began when she got the role of a police psychologist in the 1992 erotic thriller movie Basic Instinct. 

Tripplehorn’s other films include Sliding doors, The Firm, and Waterworld. She has also worked in several TV series. She played the character of Barbara Henrickson in the HBO series Big Love, which aired from 2006 to 2011. Next, she portrayed the character of Dr. Alex Blake in the CBC series Criminal Minds, which aired from 2012 to 2014.

She won a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for her role as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in the 2009 movie Grey Gardens.

Quick Info

Full NameJeanne Marie Tripplehorn
Date of BirthJune 10, 1963
Birth PlaceTulsa, Oklahoma, US
Height5 ft 7  in or 1.7 m
Weight63 kg or 138 lbs
FatherTom Tripplehorn
MotherSuzzane Ferguson
Marital StatusMarried
Net Worth$10 million (approx.)

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Net worth

Jeanne Marie Tripplehorn has an estimated net worth of around $10 million. According to several media sources, she charges $100,000 for appearing in a single episode. Tripplehorn has earned her vast fortune from her successful career as an actress.

Early life, family, and education

On June 10, 1963, Jeanne Tripplehorn was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States. She was born to Tom Tripplehorn and Suzanne Ferguson. Her father once served as a guitarist in the 1960s pop and rock band Gary Lewis & the Playboys. She has a brother named Jason Ferguson. Her parents split when she was only two years old. In 1981, she completed her high school education at Edison High School. Afterward, she attended the University of Tulsa for one semester.

She appeared in two TV shows titled Creature Feature and Shift. Tripplehorn worked on the radio station KMOD for some years before moving to New York. There, she enrolled herself in the Drama Division of the Julliard School. Tripplehorn was in Group-19 while studying at the reputed drama school. She and Laura Linney were members of the same group.


Jeanne Tripplehorn started her acting career as a stage actress. Talking about the off-Broadway plays, she starred in The Big Funk and ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore. Tripplehorn acted opposite Val Kilmer in The Big Funk. She has also appeared on Broadway. She starred alongside Amy Irving and Lili Taylor in a Broadway production of Anton Chekov’s Three Sisters.

She made her film debut with the 1992 movie Basic Instinct. Next year, she starred opposite Tom Cruise in The Firm. In 1995, she played a central role in the film Waterworld, in which her co-star was Kevin Costner. In 1997, she played a lead role in the film ‘Til There Was You, which tanked at the box office.

Tripplehorn appeared opposite Hugh Grant in the 1999 rom-com film Micky Blue Eyes. In 2002, she starred opposite Madonna in the movie Swept Away. Tripplehorn played the role of Barbara Henrickson in the 2006 HBO series titled Big Love. She acted opposite Bill Paxton in the series, and her performance in the series is considered her best work.

She played Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in the 2009 movie Grey Gardens. Primetime Emmy Awards nominated her for the outstanding supporting actress award for her performance in Grey Garden. In 2012, Tripplehorn became a cast of season eight of the CBS series Criminal Minds. Producers of the series paid her a six-figure salary for appearing in each episode. However, she left Criminal Minds after starring in two seasons.

Tripplehorn has worked in several independent films like Gloria Bell and Little Pink House. She made a comeback to TV series when she starred in the 2020 Hulu miniseries Mrs. America. Tripplehorn appeared in the miniseries alongside Cate Blanchett, Margo Martindale, Rose Byrne, Sarah Paulson, and Tracy Ullman. She later appeared in the HBO series The Gilded Age alongside Cynthia Nixon and Christine Baranski.

Personal life

Jeanne Tripplehorn was involved in a romantic relationship with actor Ben Stiller from 1990 to 1996. In 2000, she married actor Leland Orser and had a son with him. Her grandmother, Jean Neely, played a role in the film Reality Bites.

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