Jessica Marais Biography, age, net worth, daughter, dating, husband, wiki

learnmorefacts Published:27th November 2017 Biography

Who is Jessica Marais?

Jessica Marais was born on 29 January 1985. She is an Australian actress, best known for her work in Australian television TV shows like Packed to the Rafters and Love Child. Jessica Marais was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. Jessica Marais also co-starred on the American popular drama series Magic City. She has been nominated for the Most Popular Personality on the television in 2017 in Gold Logie and is the only female nominee actress. 

Short Bio:

Name: Jessica Marais

Date of Birth: 29 January 1985

Age: 32 (in 2017)

Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

Nationality: Australian

Ethnicity: White

Height: 1.72 m

Weight: 55 Kg Approx.

Body Measurement: Slim

Profession: Actress

Net Worth: $1.2 million

Personal Life:

Jessica Marais was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. Jessica Marais family lived in Canada and New Zealand before relocating to Perth, Western Australia, when she was nine years old. Jessica Marais father died of a heart attack while returning from a family picnic just six months after arriving in Australia. Jessica Marais and her younger sister "Clara" were raised by her mother Karen. Jessica Marais joined the National Institute of Dramatic Art where she graduated in 2007. Jessica Marais won the role of packed to the rafters, along with co-star and fellow Nida graduate.


Jessica Marais started her career by attending NIDA when she was cast in the role of Rachel Rafter on the television series Packed to the Rafters. This TV series became a success and was instantly renewed. Jessica Marais left the show in February 2011, with her final episode airing on 23 August 2011. Jessica Marais then starred in the series form Season One until Season Four from 2008 to 2012. Jessica Marais made a cameo appearance in the final episode of season 4 and in the series finale. Jessica Marais came back to Australia, Portrayed transgender entertainer and activist in a biographic telemovie. It was released on 19 June 2014. Jessica Marais had to lead role on Love Child in 2014, where she played the character, Dr Joan Millar. Jessica Marais has since appeared in all four seasons of this show. Jessica Marais has the lead role in the drama "The Wrong Girl" since 2016.

Family Life:

Jessica Marais is a popular and famous Australian actress. Jessica Marais father's name is Tony and mother's name is Karen. Jessica Marais father died of a heart attack while returning from a family picnic. Jessica Marais also has a younger sister named "Clara". Jessica Marais and Clara were then raised by her mother Karen. Jessica Marais was engaged to the former Packed of the Rafters co-star James Stewart. Jessica Marais later announced that she and Stewart had ended their 5-year engagement in May 2015. Jessica Marais and James Stewart have a daughter named Scout Edie Stewart who was born on 9 May 2012. 

Net Worth and Salary:

Jessica Marais has the net worth of $1.2 million until today. She had worked very hard to reach that heavy amount of net worth. Jessica Marais has not announced about her salary on the internet till today.

Wiki and Facts:

Jessica Marais has won many awards in her career life. Jessica Marais has won and also been nominated for seven Logies in her time. Jessica Marais won the Logie Award for Most Popular New Female Talent in 2009. She also won the Graham Kennedy Award for Most Outstanding New Talent for her role on the Packed to the Rafters also in 2009. Jessica Marais was also nominated for the Gold Logie in 2011 and nominated for the most popular actress in 2010, 2011 and 2012.

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