Jennifer Grey Net Worth, Height, Age, Husband, Wiki, Bio


Jennifer Grey is an American actress best known for her iconic role as Baby in the classic film Dirty Dancing opposite Patrick Swayze. She has appeared in various other film and television roles.

Jennifer Grey in a night party


Full NameJennifer Joan Grey
Also Known AsJennifer Grey
Profession(s)Actress, Dancer
Date of BirthMarch 26, 1960
Age62 years (as of 2022)
Place of BirthNew York City, New York, United States
Zodiac SignAries
Ancestry & HeritageJewish American (Eastern European Jewish descent)

Physical Stats

Height5′ 3″ (1.6 m)
Weight54 kg (119 lbs)
Body Measurements34-26-35 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourDark Brown
Jennifer Grey with Clark Gregg and Daughter Stella Gregg

Family & Relationships

ParentsFather – Joel Grey (actor), Mother – Jo Wilder (singer, actress)
SiblingsOlder brother – James Katz (actor)
AffairsMatthew Broderick, Johnny Depp
Partner/SpouseClark Gregg (m. 2001 – div. 2021)
Children1 daughter – Stella Gregg

Education & Early Life

SchoolingHigh School of Performing Arts in New York City
Higher EducationNeighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre
Early LifeBorn in New York City to famous actor parents. Trained as a dancer from childhood.
Early InfluencesParents Joel Grey and Jo Wilder, and their show business world. Also inspired by dance legends like Martha Graham.


DebutFilm Reckless (1984)
Significant WorksDirty Dancing, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Red Dawn
Awards & NominationsGolden Globe win for Dirty Dancing
Filmography/Discography40+ acting credits in film and TV
Voice WorkRobot Chicken
Music VideosDanced in Billy Joel’s “Keeping the Faith” video
CollaborationsStarred with Patrick Swayze in Dirty Dancing
DocumentariesAbout Making Dirty Dancing (1988)
Jennifer Grey with ex husband Clark Gregg

Net Worth & Assets

Net Worth$10 million
PropertiesLos Angeles home
Business VenturesCo-founded production company Construct Pictures

Trivia & Miscellaneous

Hobbies & InterestsYoga, photography, dancing
ControversiesPlastic surgery criticisms
Philanthropy & ActivismDonated Dirty Dancing memorabilia to raise funds for charity
Public ImageIconic Dirty Dancing star, girl-next-door appeal
Personal ChallengesInjuries derailed her dancing career, rhinoplasty affected her looks
Notable InterviewsOprah Winfrey Show, Ellen, Dancing with the Stars
Publications & BooksOne from the Hart (her autobiography)
Personal AnecdotesStudied acting under famous coach Lee Strasberg
Quotes“The fame made me feel exposed and vulnerable.”
Jennifer Grey promoting Dirty Dancing Set

Social Media & Online Presence


Legacy & Influence

Cultural ReferencesDirty Dancing routines and lines frequently parodied and referenced
Achievements Outside Primary ProfessionWon Dancing with the Stars despite no dance background
MentorshipInspired young actresses to pursue their dreams after her Dirty Dancing success
LegacyIconic star of Dirty Dancing, considered a classic dance film. Defined 1980s ingenue roles.

Grey is best remembered for her iconic Dirty Dancing role, considered one of the most beloved films of all time. The movie became a cultural touchstone that inspired many young performers. As Baby, she embodied a girl-next-door star quality and innocence that defined many 1980s female roles.