Jena Malone Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, Hunger Games, Stepmom, Musician, Net Worth

Jena Laine Malone is an American actress/musician/photographer & known for her roles in independent films and mainstream blockbuster features

Jena Malone Biography

Jena Laine Malone is an American actress, musician, and photographer. She is best known for her roles in both independent films and mainstream blockbuster features. In addition, she has received numerous accolades, including nominations for a Golden Globe Award and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Jena Malone Age

Malone is 38 years old as of 2023. She was born (real name – Jena Laine Malone) on November 21, 1984, in Sparks, Nevada, United States. Malone celebrates her birthday on the 21st of November every year.

Jena Malone Height

Malone stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 4 inches.

Jena Malone Family

Malone was born in Sparks, Nevada, Malone. She spent her early life there and in Las Vegas, while her mother acted in local theater productions. Malone was born to Deborah Malone and Edward Berge.

Jena Malone Mother

Malone says that her mother became pregnant with her after a one-night stand with her father, who was married to another woman at the time. Malone was raised by her mother and her mother’s girlfriend. She remained estranged from her father for much of her early life but reconciled with him in adulthood.

Jena Malone Sister

Malone has one younger maternal half-sibling, Madison Mae Malone. Madison was born in 1997, she is 26 years old as of 2023.

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Jena Malone’s Husband/Boyfriend

Malone has been in several relationships. On August 30, 2016, Malone and Ethan DeLorenzo announced their engagement. DeLorenzo is a photographer. Their relationship did not work out and in February 2019, they ended their relationship.

Alex Ebert Jena Malone

Malone ended her relationship with DeLorenzo in February 2019. From there, actress Jena Malone began a relationship with Alex Ebert. Ebert is a musician.

Jena Malone Son/Child

Malone is a proud mother to her son Ode Mountain. She gave birth to her son in May 2016 with her boyfriend Ethan DeLorenzo who is a photographer.

Jena Malone’s Net Worth

Malone has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned from her successful career as an actress, musician, and photographer.

Jena Malone Career

Malone was born in Sparks, Nevada, where she spent her early life and in Las Vegas, while her mother acted in local theater productions. Her mother inspired Malone to become an actress herself after watching her perform in community theater in the Lake Tahoe area. In 1995, convinced her mother to relocate to Los Angeles where she resided with her family for nine months and began taking acting classes. During that time, her mother was working in a call center.

While living in Los Angeles, Malone and her mother struggled financially, she was home-schooled from sixth to eighth grade and attended the Professional Children’s School in New York City for ninth grade. She auditioned for several projects and was cast by Anjelica Huston in her television film Bastard Out of Carolina (1996). This was followed by roles in the major studio productions Contact (1997), Hope (1997), and Stepmom (1998).

In 2001, she was cast in the independent psychological thriller Donnie Darko which became a cult film. From there, she landed other roles in the drama Life as a House and the miniseries Hitler: The Rise of Evil (both 2003), and starred in the dark comedy Saved! (2004) and as Lydia Bennet in Joe Wright’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice (2005). Furthermore, she has supporting roles in the drama Into the Wild (2007), The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005), and the horror film The Ruins (2008).

Malone has also appeared in action films including a role she reprised in two sequels between 2014 and 2015; The Hunger Games franchise ranks among her highest-grossing film roles, cast as Johanna Mason in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013), and with Zack Snyder’s Sucker Punch (2011). Furthermore, she was cast in supporting roles in Nicolas Winding Refn’s psychological horror film The Neon Demon and Tom Ford’s thriller Nocturnal Animals, both in 2016.

Jena Malone Awards and Nominations

Malone progressed to professional acting with the film Bastard Out of Carolina (1996). She was nominated at the 1996 Independent Spirit Awards for Best Debut Performance and at the third Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries for her role in the film.

Jena Malone Photographer

She was cast in Zack Snyder’s action film Sucker Punch in 2011 as Rocket. The film had a commercial failure which caused Malone to reevaluate her career and consider focusing on photography and music. Malone studied photography at a community college in northern California beginning in the fall of 2002.

Jena Malone Music

In addition to her acting career, she is also a musician. Malone ventured into music and released a single as Jena Malone and Blood Stains in 2007. In 2008, she started performing street shows with a musical project called The Shoe. The show features Malone performing with various instruments contained in a steamer trunk.

Jena Malone Instagram

Jena Malone’s Movies and TV Shows

The following are Movies she has appeared in, including

  • Stepmom (1998)
  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
  • Antebellum (2020)
  • Into The Wild
  • Rebel Moon
  • The Ruins (2008)
  • Pride & Prejudice (2005)
  • Contact (1997)
  • Cold Mountain

The following are the TV shows she was cast in. They including;

  • Sucker Punch (2011)
  • Goliath
  • Child Star Confidential
  • The Neon Demon (2016)
  • Homicide: Life on the Street
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