Jill Hennessy net worth: Jill Hennessy is a Canadian actress and musician who has a net worth of $12 million. Jill Hennessy is best known for her television role on Crossing, but has additionally appeared in several television shows and films like Robocop 3 and Most Wanted. Prior to Hennessey’s work on Crossing Jordan, Hennessy was short listed for the role of Dana Scully on The X-Files, and also co-starred in the movie Dead Ringers together with her twin sister. In 2001, Hennessey impersonated Jackie Kennedy in the film Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot; and in 2003 made a cameo appearance in the movie Abby Singer. Her breakout role in the TV show Crossing Jordan commenced in 2001 and continued until the shows ending in 2007. Hennessy has additionally recorded an album called “Ghost in My Head” that was released in 2009. Hennessy is multi-lingual, speaking English, Italian, French, Spanish, and German. She plays the guitar, sings, and enjoys riding motorcycles with her husband, Paolo Mastropietro. The couple has a son named Marco, who was born in 2003 and also another son, Gianni, who was born in 2007.
November 25, 1968
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Monash University, University of Melbourne
Marco Mastropietro, Gianni Mastropietro
John Hennessy, Maxine Hennessy
Jacqueline Hennessy, John Paul "J.P." Hennessy Jr.
Satellite Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film, Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series
Wild Hogs, Exit Wounds, Lymelife, RoboCop 3, Chutney Popcorn, Dead Ringers, Most Wanted, The Women of Camelot, A Smile Like Yours, Autumn in New York, Small Town Murder Songs, Nuremberg, I Shot Andy Warhol, Dawn Rider, Love in the Time of Money, The Paper, Two Ninas, Komodo, Molly, Pipe Dream, If I Had Wings, Kiss & Tell, Dead Broke, Roadie, The Acting Class, Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town, Row Your Boat, Game of Life
Mother, with Paolo Mastropietro, of second son, Gianni Mastropietro, who was born on November 21, 2007 in New York.
Has a twin sister, named Jacqueline Hennessy, with whom she used to perform in an act named (what else?) "Jack and Jill".
She loves to cook, and opened Hennessy's Tavern in Northvale, New Jersey in 1999. The Tavern served "comfort food." Hennessy's Tavern Closed in 2011.
Has Irish, Italian, Swedish, French and Ukrainian ancestry.
Loves riding motorcycles with her husband.
Her mother, Maxine, is a secretary in Montreal and a fantastic cook. Jill's father, John Paul Sr., is a meat salesman and a sales & marketing executive in Canada. She has a twin sister, Jacqueline Hennessy, who is an actress and a journalist, and a younger brother, John Paul Jr.
Barely graduated from Kitchener, Ontario, Canada's Grand River Collegiate (high school), while her twin sister, Jacqueline Hennessy, has a Master's degree in French Literature.
Has a song named after her: "The Ballad of Jill Hennessy" by Mollycuddle.
Speaks Italian, French, Spanish and German
Finalist for role of Dana Scully on The X-Files (1993).
Her father, John, was a meat salesman, which required considerable travel and resulted in frequent moves. Her mother, Maxine, left the family when Jill was small. She also has a younger brother, John Jr.
Her grandmother, Eleanor Hennessy, was a huge influence in her early life. At fifteen, Jill began modeling in Toronto. Her grandmother drove her all over town.
When you're an actor working in the theater, you would never say anything to the writer, never alter the dialogue, never dream to ask for changes.