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Jenny Lumet Age, Biography,, Net Worth, Height, Married, Nationality, Body Measurement, Career

Jenny Lumet is a popular American Actress and Screenwriter. Jenny Lumet is widely known for her work as a screenwriter with the film titled Rachel Getting Married in 2008.

Early Life and Childhood

Jenny Lumet was born on February 2, 1967, in the city of New York, United States. Her age is 56 years as of 2023 and her full name is also Jenny Lumet.

Similarly, she is American by nationality and follows Christianity by religion. Moreover, she belongs to a mixed ethnicity and her zodiac sign is Aquarius by date of birth.

Talking about her family members, her father’s name is Sidney Lumet who is a director by profession, and her mother’s name is Gail Jones who is a journalist by profession. Likewise, she has an elder sister named Amy Lumet who is a sound editor by profession.


In terms of her educational background, there is no information available on the web regarding her school. She might have done her schooling at a community school in New York. Later, she graduated from Dalton School in New York in 1984.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to her career, she began her career in the film industry as an actress, appearing in a few films in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Some of her notable early acting credits include Running on Empty in 1988, directed by her father Sidney Lumet, and Q & A in 1990.

Similarly, she gained widespread recognition for her work as a screenwriter with the film titled Rachel Getting Married in 2008. Her screenplay earned critical acclaim for its raw and authentic portrayal of emotions and garnered her an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay.

Likewise, she has also ventured into television writing. She has contributed to the writing of episodes for popular TV shows such as Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Star Trek: Discovery. Her writing skills have allowed her to work across different mediums and explore a variety of storytelling formats.

Furthermore, she has had the opportunity to collaborate with renowned directors and actors throughout her career. Working with Jonathan Demme on Rachel Getting Married allowed her to showcase her writing abilities and gain critical acclaim.

Additionally, she has collaborated with notable figures in the television industry, including writing episodes for the long-running crime drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. She has also written and produced the series titled The Man Who Fell to Earth and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds in 2022.

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Caption: Jenny Lumet with her co-stars. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Lumet has not endorsed any brand or promoted anything or collaborated with any brands. Similarly, she has not provided any on the web regarding the products she has supported. Likewise, she has never disclosed any information about the brands or companies she has ever endorsed.

Awards and Nomination

In 2008, Lumet won the Women Film Critics Circle Awards, Utah Film Critics Association Awards, Alliance of Women Film Journalists, Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards, New York Film Critics Circle Awards, Toronto Film Critics Association Awards, and Image Awards in 2009.

Similarly, in 2008, she was nominated for Indiewire Critics’ Poll Award, Awards Circuit Community Awards, Chicago Film Critics Association Awards, International Online Cinema Awards, Gold Derby Awards, Online Film & Television Association Film Awards, Film Independent Spirit Awards in 2009, Razzie Awards in 2018, Venice TV Award in 2022.

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Caption: Jenny Lumet with an award. Source: IMDb

Net Worth

Lumet has an estimated net worth of approximately around $1.2 million but her exact salary is not available. Similarly, her source of income is mainly her acting and screenwriting profession. Additionally, she has worked very hard to achieve this fame and is on the way to raising her net worth in the future.

Relationship Status

Lumet married Alexander Weinstein in 2008. However, she has not revealed anything about how they both met and started dating each other. Moreover, they have a daughter together but her name is not available.

However, in the past, she was married to actor Bobby Cannavale in 1994 but later got divorced in 2003. They have a son together named Jake Cannavale who is an actor by profession.


Lumet claimed on November 30, 2017, that music producer Russell Simmons sexually raped her in 1991. In response, Simmons stated that his version of the sexual event differed from hers and that he was stepping down from senior positions at his companies.

Body Measurements

Lumet is 5 Feet 6 inches tall and weighs 56kg. Similarly, she has an attractive body that measures 32-26-32 inches and she has beautiful hazel eyes and brown hair. Also, her dress size is 6 and her shoe size is 9(US).

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Caption: Jenny Lumet posing for the photo. Source: IMDb

Social Media

Lumet is active on Instagram. She has 1.1K followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @jenny_lumet. However, she is not available on Facebook as well as Twitter.

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