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Jessalyn Wanlim Biography

Updated On 09 Feb, 2021 Published On 28 Feb, 2020
Jessalyn Wanlim

Facts of Jessalyn Wanlim

Date of Birth :
Age : 41 years old
Family Name : Wanlim
Birth Country : Canada
Birth Sign : Virgo
Height : 5 Feet 4 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Jessalyn Wanlim

What is Jessalyn Wanlim marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Relationship
How many children does Jessalyn Wanlim have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Jessalyn Wanlim having any relationship affair ?: Yes1 affair
Is Jessalyn Wanlim Lesbian ? No

Jessalyn Wanlim is one of the popular Canadian actress who is famous for her works all over the world. During her young days, she wanted to pursue her career as a dancer and singing but she chose acting. Her notable works are All My Children, Scoundrels, Orphan Black, and Workin' Moms.

What Is Jessalyn Wanlim's Relationship Status? 

Jessalyn Wanlim is in a live-in relationship with her longtime boyfriend, Brett Howell. Well, Jessalyn and her beau Brett is an American actor and former college basketball player. 

Jessalyn Wanlim is in longtime chemistry with her handsome partner Brett Howell. SOURCE: Jessalyn Wanlim's Instagram (@jessalynwanlim)

It is not learned when the two began dating, but Brett shared the first-ever picture with his girlfriend on Instagram in May 2013. So, it might be they began dating around that time, but who can say for sure? 

Despite many years of relationship, the couple is yet to get hitched. Wanlim and Howell might be taking their time, but it looks almost inevitable for it to happen one day.

Suffered Miscarriage 

It is fair to say, at one point of life in a relationship, it is normal that every woman wants to become a mother, and it was the same for the "Orphan Black" star. On December 30, 2018, Jessalyn uploaded a short post on Instagram, where she talked going through a difficult year. 

In that post, she revealed her inner desire to become a mother but, unfortunately, could not because she had a miscarriage. It is undoubtedly a devastating experience for every woman to go through, and the same was for the "Scoundrels" star.

In the end, however, Jessalyn wrote she would begin the year 2019 with a lot of love and move on from all the negative things that happened to her. The move certainly paid off, and she received the happy news not long after that.

Becoming Pregnant

Almost ten months after she opened about her miscarriage, the former model announced the news that she is pregnant with a child. She further exclaimed her joy that the unborn child is a boy. For this joyous news, many fans congratulated the couple!

Jessalyn Wanlim's beau Brett Howell holding their newborn son. SOURCE: Jessalyn Wanlim's Instagram (@jessalynwanlim)

The long-awaited moment finally came for Wanlim when she gave birth to her baby on January 09, 2020. She shared a few pictures of her child and husband on Instagram and wrote:

"We made a human! Baby boy's healthy, I can breastfeed, and daddy's an expert swaddler...we couldn't be happier (and exhausted) ♥️👶"

A big congratulations to the new parents and good luck as they embark on a new journey of their life. At present, the talented actress is residing with her partner and kid in Los Angeles, California. 

Jessalyn Wanlim's Net Worth 

Jessalyn Wanlim has a net worth of $2 million from her career as an actress and model. In contrast, Jocelyn Hudon holds a net worth of $500,000.

In her illustrious career, she has played leading roles in many successful shows. For instance, she is one of the leading cast members in the long-running Canadian sitcom "Workin' Moms." In the series, the lady plays the character of Jenny Matthews and shares screen alongside Catherine Reitman, Dani Kind, Juno Rinaldi, and previously with Katherine Barrell. The hit show is currently airing its fourth season on CBC Television.

Check out the season 4 trailer of Jessalyn Wanlim starred T.V. series, "Workin' Moms"

The 37-year-old is also remembered for her time in the American soap opera series "All My Children." Likewise, she portrayed the character of Rachael from 2006 to 2009. First aired on the ABC on January 05, 1970, the show aired its final episode on September 23, 2011.

Quick Facts: Jessalyn Wanlim

  • Jessalyn Wanlim was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta.
  • Her mother is a Filipino, while her father is Chinese-Indonesian.
  • Initially, she wanted to become a dancer and learned dancing at the National Ballet School of Canada.
  • She also went to The Julliard School to enhance her dancing skills.
  • She made her screen debut in the "All My Children" in 2006.
  • Wanlim played the recurring role, Evie Cho, in season 4 of "Orphan Black." The show starred Tatiana Maslany, Dylan Bruce Jordan Gavaris, Kevin Hanchard
  • In 2009 she made a guest appearance in an episode titled "Let's Get Hairy" of American T.V series "Psych," where she played the role of Polexia Li.
  • She has two pet dogs.

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Jessalyn Wanlim Affairs

  1. First Affair with Brett Howell

    Canadian actress Jessalyn Wanlim is in an intimate relationship with Brett Howell. Her boyfriend Brett is a also an actor by profession.

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