Jenna Dewan Net Worth

How much is Jenna Dewan worth?

Net Worth:$35 Million
Profession:Professional Actress
Date of Birth:December 3, 1980
Country:United States of America
1.57 m

About Jenna Dewan

Jenna Lee Dewan is an American actress, dancer, producer, and television hostess. She began her career in the entertainment business as a backup dancer for Janet Jackson and went on to work for the likes of Christina Aguilera, Missy Elliott, and P!nk. Around the same time, she began making a name for herself as a supporting actress in multiple television productions. Her most popular roles are in “Step Up”, “The Playboy Club”, “American Horror Story: Asylum”, “Supergirl”, and “Soundtrack”.

American actress and dancer Jenna Dewan has a net worth of $35 million dollars, as of 2021. Dewan started her career as a backup dancer for Janet Jackson. She later worked with artists including P!nk, Missy Elliott, and Christina Aguilera. She is also known for her role as Nora Clark in the 2006 film Step Up.

How Did Jenna Dewan Get So Rich?

The actress and dancer became rich from her many transformations in the entertainment business. Her dancing career began in late 1999. Her very first appearance in a music video came that year in Mandy Moore’s “So Real”. One year later, she impressed Janet Jackson and was offered a spot in the best-selling artist’s music video of the song “Doesn’t Really Matter”. She then appeared in the music video for “All for You” and was part of her “Al for the Tour” national concert in 2001. From her work with Jackson, she was able to make more than $75.000 per year.

In the early 2000s, Jenna also became an actress. Her film debut came in the 2002 hit comedy “The Hot Chick”. In 2004, she landed supporting roles in two episodes of “Quintuplets” and “The Young and the Restless”. She continued to appear in other television projects such as “Joey”, “Tamara”, “Dark Shadows”, “The Grudge 2”, and “Love Lies Bleeding”. From her small roles, she was able to make a total of $150.000 by the mid-2000s. By that time, she had already worked with many best-selling artists such as Toni Braxton, Missy Elliott, Celine Dion, Ricky Martin, and Christina Aguilera. She appeared in both music videos and on some of the tour dates of these artists, thanks to which both her wealth and popularity were boosted.

Why is she so famous?

Jenna first became famous when she worked with the pop icon Janet Jackson. She was born on December 3, 1980, in Hartford, Connecticut to Darryll and Nancy Dewan. Her father was a running back on the Notre Dame football team in 1972 and is of Polish and Lebanese descent while her mother is of English and German ancestry. During her childhood, she moved frequently and lived in seven cities before eventually reaching the seventh grade.

She was a varsity cheerleader during her tenure in the Notre Dame Preparatory School. She then transferred to the Grapevine High School where she was also a varsity cheerleader and was voted prom queen during her senior year. After graduating in 1998, she enrolled at the University of Southern California, where she was a member of the Pi Beta Phi sorority. Concurrently with her studying at the California university, Jenna began attending various dancing schools to improve her skills.

What Makes Her So Successful?

Besides acting and dancing, what helped Jenna Dewan be so successful were her abilities to host television shows such as “World of Dance” and “Flirty Dancing”. Starting the 2010s, she began receiving a lot more acting opportunities, and most importantly, recurring roles. Her most popular roles during that decade are in the short-lived “The Playboy Club”, as well as “American Horror Story (Asylum)”, “Witches of East End”, “Supergirl”, “The Resident”, and “Soundtrack”.

Outside of the television projects and dancing, in late 2010, Jenna and her friends Channing Tatum, Reid Carolin, Adam Martingano, and Brett Rodriguez started their own production company titled “33andOut Productions”. Since then, she has been an active producer of several documentaries and TV series. Her debut as a producer came in the documentary “Earth Made of Glass”. Most recently, she teamed up with her then-husband Channing Tatum for the drama television series “Step Up”, in which she makes guest appearances and is a producer. Her most recent appearances on television projects are in the 2019 films “Berlin, I Love You” and “The Wedding Year”.


Jenna Dewan is an established actress and dancer that broke through with her fantastic dancing skills in music videos and realities. She rose to international popularity when she danced for the likes of Janet Jackson, Toni Braxton, and Celine Dion among many others. Since the 2000s, she has racked up quite the bank account. Presently, her net worth exceeds $30 million and she has made appearances on more than 50 films, series, and realities.

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