Jean Louisa Kelly Net Worth

Jean Louisa Kelly Net Worth is
$6 Million

Jean Louisa Kelly Biography

The American actress and singer, Jean Louisa, was born on 9 March 1972, in Worcester, Massachusetts, and is best known for her portrayal of the character, Kim Warner, in the TV series, ¨Yes Dear,¨ a role she filled from the turn of the millennium to 2006. The actress has been active in the movie industry since making her film debut in 1989.

So, just how rich is Jean Louisa Kelly, as of 2017? Authoritative sources estimate Jean´s net worth to be over $6 million. She has been able to accumulate most of her fortune starring in over 10 films and making guest appearances in over 30 television series.

Jean Louisa Kelly Net Worth $6 million

Jean grew up in Boylston, Massachusetts and her father worked as a high school English teacher while her mother provided piano lessons. She attended Easton High School situated in Maryland, after which she enrolled at Columbia University graduating with a BA degree in English in 1994. However, before joining college, Jean had already garnered acting experience, appearing as Snow White in the original Broadway cast of Sondheim´s ¨Into the Woods.¨ She also appeared alongside John Candy in the film, ¨Uncle Buck¨ playing the role of Tia Russell and was able to earn loyal legions of fans globally. Jean also actively participated in college productions.

After college, she started gaining recognition through her roles in a series of television commercials for MCI long distance. In 1995, Jean was awarded the meaty role of Rowena Morgan in the movie, ¨Mr. Holland´s Opus,¨ then pinnacle moment in her career to date arrived when she was cast as Kim Warner in the TV sitcom, ¨Yes, Dear, ¨ in 2000, becoming a regular on the show from 2000 to 2006. From 2000 onwards, film role offers also started flooding in. She starred in the movie ¨Landfall ¨ in 2001, and ¨Little Red Light¨ in 2003.

Although acting is her forte, Kelly is also known to be an adept singer and dancer. She was able to showcase her singing and dancing prowess in the 1995 film, ¨Fantasticks.¨ Apart from her parents who are both well capable of playing the piano, Kelly´s sister knows how to play the flute and her brother is an excellent drummer. On how she started singing, Kelly has been reported saying, ¨The way I started singing was when my mother would play the piano, I would sing along”.

Talking about her personal life, Kelly is married to James Pitaro and they have been hitched since 1997. Together, they bear the responsibilities of being parents to two children, Josey Pitaro and Sean Pitaro. Currently, Kelly lives with her husband in Los Angeles.

Full NameJean Louisa Kelly
Net Worth$6 Million
Date Of BirthMarch 9, 1972
Place Of BirthWorcester, Massachusetts, U.S.
Height5' 4" (1.63 m)
ProfessionActress, Soundtrack
EducationColumbia College of Columbia University in the City of New York, Easton High School
SpouseJames Pitaro
ChildrenSean Pitaro, Josey Pitaro
ParentsJ. Joseph Kelly, Wendy I. Kelly
MoviesUncle Buck, Mr. Holland's Opus, The Fantasticks, The Three Gifts, 1000 to 1: The Cory Weissman Story, Harvest of Fire, Stolen Women: Captured Hearts, American Shaolin, Ruby Bridges, A Stranger in the Kingdom, The Day Lincoln Was Shot, Locked Away, Origin of the Species, Tad, Public Access, Last Days...
TV ShowsHero Factory, The Glades, America's Ballroom Challenge, Yes, Dear, Cold Feet, Princess Gwenevere and the Jewel Riders
1Played Snow White and was the understudy for Rapunzel and Little Red Riding Hood in the original Broadway production of Into the Woods.
2Actress, singer, and dancer on stage, television, and film.
3As a child, she took music and dance lessons - voice, ballet, tap, and jazz.
4Began career as a child actor in stage musicals throughout New England and New York.
5Her father was a high school English teacher. Her mother was a music teacher.
6Daughter, Josey (born April or early May 2006).
7Gave birth to a baby boy named Sean (born summer 2003).
8Has been close friends with Jennifer Garner since they worked together on the TV movie Harvest of Fire (1996).
9In addition to acting, she is also a singer and dancer. The musical film The Fantasticks (1995) showcases all her own singing and dancing talent. She also sang "Someone To Watch Over Me", which was featured in an uncredited performance as background music on The Outer Limits: Worlds Apart (1996) and she sung this song again (and other George Gershwin songs) in the film Mr. Holland's Opus (1995).
10Graduated from Columbia University in 1994, majoring in English.


A Stranger in the Kingdom1999Athena Allen
Cold Feet1999TV SeriesShelley Sullivan
Mad About You1998-1999TV SeriesDiane
The Cyberstalking1999TV MovieHolly Moon
Law & Order1998TV SeriesCoral Galvin
The Day Lincoln Was Shot1998TV MovieLucy Hale
Ruby Bridges1998TV MovieJane Coles
Origin of the Species1998Laura
Stolen Women, Captured Hearts1997TV MovieSarah White
Homicide: Life on the Street1997TV SeriesSarah Langdon
Princess Gwenevere and the Jewel Riders1996TV SeriesPrincess Gwenevere
Harvest of Fire1996TV MovieRachel
Mr. Holland's Opus1995Rowena Morgan
Tad1995TV MovieJulia Taft
The Fantasticks1995Luisa Bellamy
One More Mountain1994TV MovieMary Graves
Breathing Lessons1994TV MovieDaisy
American Shaolin1991Maria
Uncle Buck1989Tia Russell
Out of the Wild2016completedJessie King
Last Days of Summer2016post-productionLisa
The Big Grab2016TV Movie post-productionVeronica
Major Crimes2017TV SeriesTori Duncan
Scream Queens2015TV SeriesDelight Ulrich
Sin City Saints2015TV SeriesBernice Pope
Zoe Gone2014Detective Patricia Henderson
1000 to 1: The Cory Weissman Story2014VideoTina Weissman
Friend Request2013TV MovieRoz
Shoes!2013ShortGo-Go (voice)
The Good Mother2013TV MovieRachel
Hero Factory2010-2013TV SeriesNatalie Breez / Operator
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2012TV SeriesSheila DeMarcus
LEGO Hero Factory: Savage Planet2011Waspix (voice)
CSI: Miami2011TV SeriesAmy Wells
Paul the Male Matchmaker2011TV SeriesDarla
LEGO HERO Factory: Rise of the Rookies2010TV MovieBreez / Operator (2010-) (voice)
Burn Notice2010TV SeriesEmily
The Glades2010TV SeriesBecky
Public Access2010ShortNancy
Locked Away2010Chloe
The Three Gifts2009TV MovieCherie Green
Surviving Suburbia2009TV SeriesMelissa Mann
Gary Unmarried2008TV SeriesBeth
Eli Stone2008TV SeriesJulie Lazer
Ghost Whisperer2008TV SeriesJennifer Quinlan / Nora Sutherland
Grey's Anatomy2006TV SeriesRose Ward
Yes, Dear2000-2006TV SeriesKim Warner
Aspects of Love2005Jenny Dillingham
Little Red Light2003ShortAmanda Meyer
Landfall2001Marguerite Harris
Ally McBeal2001TV SeriesLisa


The Outer Limits1996TV Series performer - 1 episode
Late Show with David Letterman1996TV Series performer - 1 episode
Mr. Holland's Opus1995performer: "SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME"
The Fantasticks1995performer: "Much More", "Metaphor", "Soon It's Gonna Rain", "Happy Ending", "This Plum Is Too Ripe", "'Round and 'Round", "They Were You"


Shoes!2013Short special thanks


America's Ballroom Challenge2009TV SeriesHerself - Host
CBS Cares2001-2004TV SeriesHerself
Hollywood Squares2001-2002TV SeriesHerself
Late Show with David Letterman1996TV SeriesHerself

Nominated Awards

2004Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsMost Popular Mom & Pop in a Television SeriesYes, Dear (2000)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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