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Jaime King’s Family, Education, and Early Life
Jaime King was born on April 23, 1979, in Omaha, Nebraska. She is the daughter of former beauty queen Nancy King and Robert King. She has two siblings, younger sister Barry and younger brother Robert.
King’s parents separated in 1994. She attended the modeling school Nancy Bounds’ Studios and dropped out of Westside High School in 1995 to pursue a modeling career in New York City. She later enrolled in the University of Nebraska’s home study program.
Jaime King’s Career Summary
American actress and model Jaime King’s career started through modeling. She was discovered in 1993, at the age of 14 while she was attending the Nancy Bounds’ Studios. She was invited by model agent Michael Flutie to come to New York City to model professionally.
She joined Company Management, but because the agency already had a more established model in the name of Jaime Rishar, King opted to use James, her childhood nickname. She used the name James King throughout her early modeling and later, acting career.
Jaime had a successful start as a model, having a successful run for an advertisement for Abercrombie & Fitch. She has also been featured in fashion magazines, such as Vogue, Allure, Mademoiselle, and Seventeen. She also graced the pages of Harper’s Bazaar and Glamour.
In 1996, she walked the runway for Alexander McQueen, Chanel, and Christian Dior.
In 1998, Jaime co-hosted the MTV fashion series, House of Style, alongside Rebecca Romjin.
American actress Jaime King’s acting career started in 1999, when she debuted in the comedy Happy Campers, which was screened at the 2001 Sundance Film Festival. In 2003, she was nominated for the Best Actress award at the DVD Exclusive Awards.
In 2001, she had a small appearance in the film Blow. In the same year, she joined the cast of Pearl Harbor. In 2003, she played alongside Chow Yun-fat and Seann William Scott in the martial arts film Bulletproof Monk. In 2004, she appeared in White Chicks.
In 2005, King appeared in a number of films, including Pretty Persuasion and Sin City. She also appeared in Cheaper by the Dozen 2 in the same year.
American actress Jaime King also appeared in a number of TV roles. She was one of the voice actors in the CGI animated TV series, Star Wars: The Clone Wars. She also appeared in the ABC drama My Generation in 2010.
Probably her biggest TV role to date was her portrayal of Lemon Breelanc in the CW series Hart of Dixie, which premiered on September 26, 2011.
In 2014, she reprised her Sin City role in the sequel Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.
For Jaime King’s complete filmography, see below.
Jaime King’s Net Worth in 2019
As of 2019, American actress Jaime King has an estimated net worth of $8 million. Her primary source of income is her film and TV acting jobs.
Jaime King – Personal Life and Relationships
During her early years as a model, Jaime King began using heroin and got addicted to it from the young age of 14 to 19. King went to rehab to stop her addiction. Her boyfriend at the time, 20-year-old photographer Davide Sorrenti, died from kidney failure due to excessive use of heroin.
When she was 21, Jaime King briefly dated Kid Rock. In January 2005, she met director Kyle Newman on the set of Fanboys. After three months of dating, Newman and King moved in together. In 2007, Newman proposed to King and they got married on November 23, 2007.
In October 2013, Jaime gave birth to their first child. In 2014, she revealed that she was struggling due to polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and endometriosis. King had five miscarriages and an ectopic pregnancy before her first successful pregnancy.
In July 2015, Jaime and Kyle were blessed with another baby.
Jaime King – Filmography
Happy Campers – 2001
Blow – 2001
Pearl Harbor – 2001
Four Faces of God – 2002
Slackers – 2002
Lone Star State of Mind – 2002
Bulletproof Monk – 2003
White Chicks – 2004
Pretty Persuasion – 2005
Sin City – 2005
Two for the Money – 2005
Cheaper by the Dozen 2 – 2005
True True Lie – 2006
The Alibi – 2006
The Tripper – 2006
They Wait – 2007
The Spirit – 2008
My Bloody Valentine 3D – 2009
Fanboys – 2009
Waiting for Forever – 2010
A Fork in the Road – 2010
Mother’s Day – 2010
Red Tails – 2012
Silent Night – 2012
The Pardon – 2013
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For – 2014
Barely Lethal – 2015
Bitch – 2017
Escape Plan 2: Hades – 2018
Escape Plan: The Extractors – 2019
Harry Green and Eugene – 2004
The O.C – 2005
Kitchen Confidential – 2005–2006
The Worst Week of My Life – 2006
The Class – 2006–2007
Gary Unmarried – 2008–2009
Tit for Tat – 2009
Star Wars: The Clone Wars – 2009–2012
My Generation – 2010
Hart of Dixie – 2011–2015
Love Bites – 2011
Comedy Bang! Bang! – 2014
Lip Sync Battle – 2016
The Mistletoe Promise – 2016
Robot Chicken – 2016
Transformers: Power of the Primes – 2018
Black Summer – 2019
Jaime King – Body Measurements and Other Info
Height – 5 feet 9 inches
Weight – Approximately 58 Kg or 128 lbs
Body measurements – 35-26-36
Age – 40 years
Ethnicity – Caucasian
Nationality – American
Religion – Roman Catholic
Shoe size – 7.5 US (40 EU)
Dress size – 8 US (38 EU)
Hair color – Blonde
Eye color – Blue
F.A.Q. About and Related to Jaime King
Is Jaime King pregnant in Season 3 of Hart of Dixie?
In the third season of Hart of Dixie where American actress Jaime King played the role of Lemon Breeland, she was noticeably pregnant and had to go on maternity leave earlier than she was supposed to. To make up for Jaime King’s absence, the creators tweaked the story so that Lemon Breeland was shown to stay with her grandmother.
Why was Hart of Dixie canceled?
The cancellation of Hart of Dixie was alleged to have been caused by Rachel Bilson’s pregnancy. However, the actress denied the rumors, saying that it wasn’t her young family that caused the cancellation.
Is there a real Bluebell, Alabama?
Bluebell was a fictional small town. Based on the story of Hart of Dixie, Bluebell could have been located where the real town of Point Clear, Alabama is.