Jaime Pressly

Actress + Model + Producer
Born Jul 30, 1977

Jaime Elizabeth Pressly is an American actress and model. She is best known for playing Joy Turner on the NBC sitcom My Name Is Earl, for which she was nominated for two Emmy Awards (winning one) as well as a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award. She has also appeared in films such as Joe Dirt, DOA: Dead or Alive and I Love You, Man.… Read More

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1977 Birth Born on July 30, 1977.


1992 14 Years Old Pressly was born in Kinston, North Carolina, the daughter of Brenda Sue (née Smith), a dance instructor, and James Liston Pressly, a car salesman. In 1992, she moved with her family to Costa Mesa, California, where she spent the first semester of her high school sophomore year. … Read More
1997 19 Years Old Pressly starred as "Violet" in the 1997 film Poison Ivy: The New Seduction.


1998 20 Years Old In 1998 she starred as "Nikki" on the short-lived TV series Push, and also played a recurring role as the undead assassin Mika in the TV action series Mortal Kombat: Conquest.
1999 21 Years Old From 1999-2001, she played "Audrey" on the drama series Jack and Jill. … Read More
2001 23 Years Old In 2001, she was made the new spokesmodel for Liz Claiborne Cosmetics and its fragrance Lucky You.
2002 24 Years Old In 2002, she was ranked #8 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women in the World".
2003 25 Years Old In 2003, she launched a lingerie line, J'Aime, which later became a full sleepwear and ready-to-wear line.
In 2006, Maxim magazine named her #34 on its annual list; she is also featured in its gallery. … Read More
2007 29 Years Old 1 More Event
Pressly gave birth on May 11, 2007, in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to their child, Dezi James Calvo.


2009 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In July 2009, Pressly was engaged to entertainment lawyer Simran Singh. They wed on September 26, 2009, at the Dick Clark estate. … Read More
On January 21, 2011, Pressly filed for divorce from Singh, citing irreconcilable differences.
2012 34 Years Old In July 2012, Pressly starred in Jimbo Lee's Abby in the Summer.
2013 35 Years Old In 2013, TV Land announced that Pressly was cast in the lead role for Jennifer Falls as Jennifer Doyle, a mother of a teenaged daughter, who must move in with Doyle's mother after being fired from a high-paying job.
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