Jess Walton is an actress and producer of American origin. She is best known for playing Kelly Harper in the CBS soap opera “Capitol” and Jill Abbott in the CBS serial opera “The Young and the Restless.”
Jess Walton’s Age, Bio
Jess Walton was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on February 18, 1949. She is 74 years old and of Canadian nationality as of 2023. According to astrologers, her ethnicity is Caucasian, and her birth zodiac sign is Aquarius. Mary Jesse Walton is her complete birth name.
Frank Walton is her father’s name, but her mother’s name is unknown. She went to Loretto Abbey Catholic Secondary School and joined a theater company.
Jess Walton’s Height And Weight
Jess Walton is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs approximately 65 kg. She is also stated to have a 35-25-37 body measurement, with a bust of 35 inches, a waist of 25 inches, and a hip size of 37 inches. She also has brown eyes and brown hair.
Jess Walton’s Career
Jess Walton moved to Hollywood in 1969 and secured a deal with Universal Studios the following year. She later appeared in a variety of television episodes, including Medical Center, Marcus Welby, Ironside, Gunsmoke, Cannon, Barnaby Jones, Kojak, M.D., The Rockford Files, and Cannon.
She co-starred in the 1970 film The Strawberry Statement and played the female main roles in The Peace Killers and Monkeys in the Attic in 1974. She co-starred in The Hunted Lady with Donna Mills in 1977. She underwent rehab for her alcohol and drug addiction in 1980.
In 1984, she returned to the CBS daytime soap opera Capitol as Kelly Harper. The next year, she starred in the American soap opera The Young and the Restless as Jill Foster Abbott. She returned to the job and stated that she would never quit, but was replaced by Walton in 1987.
In 1997, she won a Daytime Emmy Award for Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her work on the soap opera. In addition, she was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award in 1996, 2000, and 2017. She was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award in 1990 and won the award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in 1991.
Jess Walton’s Net worth
Jess Walton’s net worth is estimated to be over $8 million USD as of 2023. however, her salary and income information are not publicly available. The value of an individual’s assets, including investments, properties, and other things, less their liabilities, whereas salary and income refer to the amount of money earned from labor.
Jess Walton’s Husband, Marriage & Relationship
Jess Walton is most likely single and not in any romantic relationships. She formerly married actor Bruce Davison, who appeared in films such as “Willard,” “Longtime Companion,” and the “X-Men” franchise. They were married in 1972 but divorced in 1973. Walton suffered from alcohol and drug addiction during this time and sought therapy in a rehabilitation facility.
She married the author and founder of “The Grief Recovery Institute” John James. The pair married in 1980 and had two children. Unfortunately, James died on August 12, 2021, from liver cancer, putting an end to their marriage.
|Full Name||Jess Walton|
|Birth Date||February 18, 1949|
|Birth Place||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)|
|Profession||American Actress, Producer, ‘The Young and the Restless|
|Father’s Name||Frank Walton|
|Education||Loretto Abbey Catholic Secondary School|
|Waist Size||25 inch|
|Bra Size||35 inch|
|Hip Size||37 inch|