Jennifer Carpenter
Jennifer Carpenter
Real Name/Full Name Jennifer Leann Carpenter
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Jennifer Carpenter
Birth Place: Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 7 December 1979
Age/How Old: 44 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 174cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 68 Kg
In Pounds –  149 lbs
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Light brown
Parents Name: Father –Robert Carpenter
Mother –  Catherine Mitchell
Siblings: N/A
School: St. Raphael the Archangel
Sacred Heart Academy
College: Walden Theatre Conservatory
Juilliard School
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Michael C. Hall (m. 2008; div. 2011)
Seth Avett (m. 2016-present)
Kids/Children Name: Isaac Avett
Profession: Actress
Net Worth: $10 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Jennifer Carpenter is an American actress. She is famously known for her role as Debra Morgan in the Showtime television series, Dexter. Her role in the series earned her critical acclaim and roles in other films. She is also a star in the chilling horror movie, Devil’s Hand.

Well, how well do you know about Jennifer Carpenter? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Jennifer Carpenter’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Jennifer Carpenter to date.

Biography and Early Life

Jennifer Leann Carpenter was born in Louisville, Kentucky on December 7, 1979. She is the daughter of Robert and Catherine Carpenter. She has not disclosed her childhood events nor any information concerning her siblings. She claims she began her love for acting at an early age. At the age of 8, she revealed to her family that she wanted to pursue acting as a profession.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jennifer Carpenter in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Jennifer Carpenter’s age is 44 years old as of today’s date 25th June 2024 having been born on 7 December 1979. Though, she is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 174 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 149 lbs in Pound and 68 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Green and hair color is Light brown.


Jennifer was raised Catholic by her parents and was enrolled at the St. Raphael the Archangel School. She was later enrolled at the Sacred Heart Academy. Due to her love for acting and her passion for the profession, Jennifer joined Walden Theatre Conservatory Program. Later on, she relocated to New York City and enrolled at the famous Julliard School. She was in Drama Division Group 31: 1998-2002. Before her graduation in 2002, she was cast in the Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. She starred alongside Liam Neeson and Laura Linney.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Jennifer and her Dexter co-star Michael C. Hall began dating in 2007. The two eloped on New Year’s Eve in 2008 and made their first public appearance as a married couple in January the following year at the Golden Globe Awards. During their marriage, the couple went through a lot of ordeals such as her husband’s illness. The two revealed that they had been separated for a long time and filed for divorce in 2010.

Their divorce was finalized in 2011. Jennifer and musician Seth Avett began dating the same year. The two got engaged in February 2015 and gave birth to their firstborn, Isaac Avett on August the same year. The two later got married in 2016 and have been together ever since. Jennifer is a fitness enthusiast and even participated in the New York City Marathon in 2010.

Is Jennifer Carpenter Lesbian?

No, Jennifer Carpenter is not a lesbian. As far as sexual orientations go, she is straight. Jennifer has been involved with male celebrities including Michael C. Hall and her current husband Seth Avett. Seth and Jennifer have one son together and there are no signs of differences in their marriage.

Professional Career

Jennifer began her career after she debuted in the movie, The Exorcism of Emily Rose. Her role in the film bagged her a couple of awards and roles in other films too. She was later cast in the film, Quarantine.

Jenifer’s career in television began after she landed the role of Debra Morgan in the television series Dexter. The show was a huge success which made a name for her internationally. In 2014, she landed the role of FBI Agent Leah Pierce in the tv show, Sea of Fire. The show was never a success and was never picked up as a series.

Jennifer also made appearances in movies such as The Factory, in which she worked alongside Nicholas Cage and John Cusack. Jenifer has also voiced Natasha Romanoff in the animated film Avenger Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher. She made her video game debut in the survival horror game, The Evil Within. She voiced the role of Juli Kidman. She however did not retain the role of Juli in the game’s sequel, Evil Within 2.


Jennifer has had a long and successful career which has brought her a lot of praise and awards. In 2006, her work in the Exorcism of Emily Rose won her an MTV Movie Award for Best Frightened Performance. She also won a Hollywood life Breakthrough Award. She was also named as the Breakout Performer at the 2006 Scream Awards. Her role as Debra in Dexter landed her a Saturn Award in 2009.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jennifer Carpenter in 2024

Jennifer Carpenter Net Worth
Jennifer Carpenter Net Worth

Jennifer has had a very successful career for several years. She has gained a lot of fame for her acting. With great fame comes great fortune and true to that, Jennifer has earned herself a great fortune. As of 2024, Jennifer has a net worth of $10 million.

Most of her fortune has been raked in by her roles in various films and shows. Sources reveal that for her role as Debra Morgan in Dexter, she was paid 100,000 dollars per episode. Other than acting she has voiced characters in animations and video games. These two have brought her a huge income.

Jennifer Carpenter is a well-known actress. Her role in Dexter gained critical acclaim in the showbiz industry. She is a force to reckon with and a talent powerhouse. She is also a role model for many girls in the world and her success encourages them to follow their dreams and passion.


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