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Jerry O'Connell Biography

Updated On 13 Sep, 2020 Published On 23 May, 2017
Jerry O'Connell

Facts of Jerry O'Connell

Date of Birth :
Age : 48 years old
Family Name : O'Connell
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Aquarius
Height : 6 Feet 2 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Jerry O'Connell

What is Jerry O'Connell marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Jerry O'Connell have ? (name): 1 Children
Is Jerry O'Connell having any relationship affair ?: Yes3 affair
Is Jerry O'Connell Gay ? Don't Know

Jeremiah �Jerry� O�Connell is an American actor, producer, director, and writer. He is known for his role as Quinn Mallory in Tv series Sliders. He is extremely prominent for his role in �Stand by Me,� �My Secret Identity� and �Kangaroo Jack.� He is a hard working personality and has earned a respectable position in American T.V and film industry. He has also been nominated as one of the Young Artist for his performance.

Early life

Jerry is the son of Linda, an art teacher, and Michael O’Connell an advertising agency art director. O’Connell was raised in Manhattan with his younger brother, an actor Charlie O’Connell. He attended New York University majoring in filmmaking and acting. He and his brother were highly dedicated in the acting field since very young age.


O’Connell stepped into the field of acting at a young age. As a child, he did commercial work for Duncan Hines cookies. At the age of 11, he landed his first feature film role, as the character Vern Tessi in Stephen King's Stand by Me.

At the initial phase of his career, he starred in several low-budget films including 'Ranger, the Cook and the Hole in the Sky.' In 1989 and 1990 he was nominated for 'Young Artist Awards' twice 

He has also directed several episodes of 1999 TV series Sliders which he wrote and produced himself. Some the TV shows he featured in are Las Vegas, Ugly Betty, The Defender, We Are Men and much more. Recently in 2017, he featured in Hallmark Movie Love Locks.

Some of his big screen work are Mission to Mars, The New Guy, Room 6, Scary Movie 5 and much more.

Personal life

Moving into his personal life, he is a married man. O’Connell is married to actress and former model Rebecca Romijn since July 14, 2007. They met at a party on 2004, announced their engagement a year later and tied the knot in 2007. 

Jerry and Rebecca have twin girls, Charlie Tamara Tulip O’Connell and Dolly Rebecca Rose born on December 28, 2008. They are living a happily married life with their two daughters with no sign of getting a divorce. 

Net Worth

Jerry O'Connell makes a handsome sum of money from his role in different series and movies and has estimated net worth of $16 million dollars.

Jerry O'Connell Affairs

  1. First Affair with Sarah Michelle Gellar

    Jerry had an affair with Sarah Michelle Gellar when Gellar had landed a role in Buffy the Vampire Slayer in 1999. However, their relationship didn't last and broke up.

  2. Third Affair with Geri Halliwell

    Jerry also dated Geri Halliwell for a brief time. But it also ended in a breakup

  3. Second Affair with Giuliana Rancic

    He also dated Giuliana Rancic during 2001 and after dating for nearly three years they broke up in 2004.

Jerry O'Connell Married

Jerry O'Connell

First Marriage with Rebecca Romijn

OConnell met Rebecca at a party on 2004, announced their engagement a year later and tied the knot 2007.

Jerry O'Connell Children

DAUGHTER : Charlie Tamara Tulip OConnell/ Dolly Rebecca

Mother: Rebecca Romijn

Jerry and Rebecca have twin girls, Charlie Tamara Tulip OConnell and Dolly Rebecca Rose born on December 28, 2008.

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