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Jacinda Barrett

Jacinda Barrett

Quick Facts

Date of Birth August 2, 1972 (age 41)
Nationality American
Profession Model
Working for Movies, TV Shows
Ethnicity White, Australian American
Marital Status Married
Spouse Gabriel Macht
Married on 2004
Children(s) Satine Anais Geraldine Macht
Qualification Graduation
Education at Kenmore State High School
Net Worth(s) $1.5 million
Divorce Not Yet
Height 1.78 m
Weight N/A

Jacinda Barrett was born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia on August 2, 1972. She is an American- Australian model turned actress with 5’ 10” of height. She was chosen as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world by “People” magazine in 1997. She pursued her study at ‘Kenmore State high School’, later joined ‘British American Drama Academy in Oxford’ to learn dramatic art and had extensive improvisation training at Groundings in Los Angles.

Jacinda Barrett was married with American actor Gabriel Macht on December 29, 2004 and couple had their first daughter named Satine Anais Geraldine Macht, on August 20, 2007. She was engaged with American comedian Chris Hardwick, host of MTV’s ‘Signed Out’.

Jacinda Barrett started her model career through Europe at the age of 17 after she won the annual ‘Dolly Covergirl Contest in Australia in 1988 while she was attending her high school. It is believed that her accent facilitated her various acting roles in USA. She was first introduced to American audiences through MTV’s ‘The Real World’ in 1992 as a cast member which was set in London. Her film debut was ‘Camfire Tales’ in 1997 by Heather Wallace. She continued her career in acting with films and TV series alongside. Among several films, she could build her niche in Hollywood with the films like Ladder 49 (2004) by Linda Morrison which was tribute to her airport firefighter father, Poseidon (2006) by Maggie James, The Last Kiss (2006) among others. She got a big break on big screen when she was cast as the opposite of Nicole Kidman and Anthony Hopkins in the drama ‘The Human Stain’ in 2003 directed by Steena Paulsson. She has been doing many films since then like School for Scoundrels, The Namesake, New York, I Love You and many more. She got an opportunity to work in comedy-drama ‘Middle Men’ with her husband Gabriel Macht in 2009 directed by Diana Harris. In addition to her modelling and film credits, she has been involved in several TV shows. She was cast for regular role on NBC’s ‘Wind on Water’ in 1998. She is involved in various TV series like ‘See you in My Dreams’ in 2004, ‘Zero Hour’ in 2013 and others. She had to perform in a recurring role in the 2nd season of Macht’s TV shows ‘Suits’ in 2012.

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She received critical acclaim for the performance in ‘The Human Stain’ in 2003. For the same performance, she was awarded with Breakthrough Award from Movieline magazine. She was give the Best Actress Award for ‘The Last Kiss’ in 2006 while Australian Film Institute nominated for AFI International Award in 2007. Her career will further go ahead with her potentials in the art field- TV shows, drama and films.

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