Jane Marie Lynch is a famous American actress who has portrayed a variety of characters and has won the hearts of many. Her characters are mostly centred on humour and wit and all the fans love to watch her portray different shades. Additionally, she is also a singer and host for a few prominent shows in her career. She has been a part of many successful movies and shows but her most famous work has been the character of Sue Sylvester in Glee. Let’s get to know more about this amazing actress.
Jane was born on14th July, 1960 in Evergreen Park in Illinois. Her parents are Frank and Eileen. Her father was a banker while mother was a homemaker. She came from a very simple background and has the talent of acting since youth. She is from an Irish and Swedish background. She did her bachelor from Illinois State University and MFA degree in theater from Cornell University. She is 59 years old currently and her height is 6 feet.
Personal life, relationships and legacy
Jane has played a lot of homosexual characters in the movies and shows she has done. In real life also she is a homosexual and was known to be dating a woman. She fell in love with Lara Embry who is a psychologist. They dated for few years and got engaged in 2009. They were so in love with each other that they finally decided to get married in 2010. Unfortunately, the underwent a breakup after three years of marriage in 2014. Lara adopted Haden and Jane was also attached with the child. Even after the divorce Jane takes care of the child and has even paid huge alimony to Lara. Other than this she has not been in any prominent relationship as such.
Movies and Television shows
Jane has worked in a lot of successful films and television shows in her career. Apart from that she is also a voice-over artist. Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2, the killing kind, dropping the Soap, after the reality, Mascots, The late bloomer, Writer’s Block, Angel to Hell, Back to Jurassic. Birds of Paradise. A.C.O.D., Afternoon Delight, and Escape from Planet Earth, Hollywood Game Night, the High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange, The Lady with 700 Cats, Scooby-Doo: Attack of the Phantosaur, Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet, Shrek Forever, After Gretchen, The Cleveland Show, The Super Hero Squad Show, Glee, and Party down, Mr. Troop Mom. Weather Girl, Secret Ingredients: Creating Julie & Julia, Handy Manny, True Loved, The Toe Tactic, Web therapy, the rocker, American Dad, the new adventures of old Christine. Two and a Half Men, The X files, Criminal Minds, Gilmore Girls, Weeds are some of the names of her movies and shows.
Jane has a successful career in films and television and this is her main source of income. Her net worth is estimated to be $16 million which is a big amount. She usually charges $80 million per episode for her television shows.
Awards and achievements
In her entire career Jane has been nominated for various important awards and won quite a few as well. In 2010 she was nominated in Primetime Emmy Award for her great portrayal in two and a half men. Glee proved to be a great success for her and she got many nominations and awards for it. Prime-time Emmy Award, People’s Choice Award, Golden Globe Awards, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress to name a few. She also won few Emmy awards in her hosting career.