What is Jessica Chastain Net Worth?

Jessica Chastain Net Worth is US$ 50 Million as of January 2023

Net Worth US$ 50 Million
Born:March 24, 1977 (47 Years)
Height5’ 4’’
Country of OriginUnited States of America
Source of WealthActing, Film Producing
Marital StatusMarried 
SpouseGian Luca Passi de Preposulo (m. 2017)
ChildrenGiulietta (Daughter)
Famous ForActing, Film Producer


Jessica Michelle Chastain is an American producer and performer who is best known for appearing in movies on women’s feminism. She has won numerous awards, including an Academy Award and a Golden Globe. She was listed among the top 100 intriguing people in 2012 by Time magazine. She appeared in a number of TV shows as a guest star. In 2006, she also accepted roles in the theatre adaptations of The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov and Salome by Oscar Wilde. Chastain is the driving force behind the production company Spot Movies, which was founded to promote diversity in movies, and she also provides financial support to the soccer team Angel City FC. She is outspoken about topics relating to her emotional health, orientation, and racial harmony.  She is hitched to Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo, with whom she has two kids.



Born in Sacramento, California


Theater debut as “Juliet”


Film debut at age of 33 through “Jolene”


  • Had her big break with six film releases.
  • Received academy award nomination for the film “The Help”


Won academy awards in the category of best actress for “The Eyes of Tammy Faye”.

Early Life

In Sacramento, California, on March 24, 1977, Jessica Michelle Chastain was born. When she was born, her parents, musician Michael Monasterio and Jerri Renee Hastey were in their teenage. Chastain was estranged from Monasterio, died in 2013, and he is not added to her birth certificate. S grew up with 2 brothers and 2 sisters; regrettably, Juliet, her youngest sister committed herself in 2003. Jerri, Jessica’s mother, was a vegan cook who then wed firefighter Michael Hastey. At the age of 7, she was inspired to pursue acting after seeing a performance of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” along with her grandmother.

She attended El Camino Fundamental High School, but due to her excessive absences, she was unable to graduate. She later obtained an adult diploma. Jessica studied at Sacramento City College from 1996 to 1997, where she joined the debate team. She then proceeded to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, where she received her degree in 1998. In that same year, she made her stage debut as Juliet in a TheatreWorks production of “Romeo and Juliet,” which prompted Chastain to submit an application to the Juilliard School. Jessica received a scholarship funded by Robin Williams as well as got a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2003.


After receiving a degree from Juilliard, she traveled to Los Angeles. In 2004, She made her television debut in the pilot “Dark Shadows,” a remake of the 1960s series but the production was not picked up. Television producer John Wells signed Jessica to a talent-holding deal there. She appeared as a guest star on “Veronica Mars,” “ER,” as well as “Law & Order: Trial by Jury” in that same year (2006). In 2007, she then appeared in “Til Death,” “Close to Home,” “Journeyman,” and “Close to Home”. In 2006, she made an appearance in the television film “Blackbeard: Terror at Sea” as well as in the drama “Jolene” in 2008, she played the lead part. She next made an appearance in the movie “Stolen” in 2009 before co-starring and producing “The Westerner”, the short film in 2010.

In the 2010 suspense film “The Debt,” she acted opposite Helen Mirren, Tom Wilkinson, and Sam Worthington. In the 2011 drama “The Help,” she appeared alongside Viola Davis, Emma Stone, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Allison Janney. The movie took in US$ 216.6 million at the box office and won multiple awards. She starred in “The Color of Time,” “Zero Dark Thirty,” and “Lawless” in addition to providing the voice of Gia the jaguar for “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted,” a smash hit with a worldwide total of US$ 746.9 million, released in 2012. Jessica received numerous honors for “Zero Dark Thirty,” as well as an Academy Award nomination, and a Golden Globe Award.

Chastain appeared in the drama “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby” and the supernatural horror movie “Mama” in 2013. The following year, she played the title role in “Miss Julie,” won praise for her work in “A Most Violent Year,” and co-starred with Matthew McConaughey in the popular science-fiction movie “Interstellar,” which brought in US$ 701.8 million at the box office. Jessica also starred in “Crimson Peak” and provided the narration for the documentary “Unity” in 2015. The science fiction film “The Martian,” which made US$ 630.2 million worldwide, was another success for Jessica in 2015. The Huntsman: Winter’s War, Miss Sloane, The Zookeeper’s Wife, Molly’s Game, and Woman Walks Ahead from 2016 and 2017 respectively followed.

In addition to hosting “Saturday Night Live” in 2018 and making an appearance in “This Changes Everything,” in 2019’s “Dark Phoenix,” the twelfth installment in the “X-Men” series, Chastain portrays the villainous extraterrestrial Vuk. She adapted Stephen King’s “It Chapter Two” for the big screen in 2019, playing the adult Beverly Marsh. For one of the film’s scenes, Jessica had to be doused in 4,500 liters of fake blood. She appeared in the action movie “Ava” in 2020 as an assassin, and it was revealed that she had been chosen for series “George & Tammy” to play Tammy Wynette.


  • Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
  • Interstellar (2014)
  • The Martian (2015)
  • The Huntsman: Winter’s War (2016)
  • Molly’s Game (2017)
  • Ava (2020)
  • The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021)

Famous Quotes from Jessica Chastain

Famous Quote 1 from Jessica Chastain

“In our society, women are valued for their s*xual attraction. I want to get away from the s*x symbol idea of what beauty is. That’s probably the farthest thing from beauty because it’s makeup, hair, and pouty lips – it’s not real.”

– Jessica Chastain
Famous Quote 2 from Jessica Chastain

“Women can be powerful, graceful, and complex, with the ability to make any choice they desire.”

– Jessica Chastain
Famous Quote 3 from Jessica Chastain

“The power of ‘no’ means educating people on how to treat you.”

– Jessica Chastain
Famous Quote 4 from Jessica Chastain

“I love fall because I love the whole cuddling aspect of it, and a sweater dress has that vibe of I’m going to hunker down and be warm, but it’s also very feminine.”

– Jessica Chastain
Famous Quote 5 from Jessica Chastain

“You know, it’s recently come into focus for me why I want to be an actor: It’s because of the connection I feel to people.”

– Jessica Chastain

Frequently Asked Questions

How rich is Jessica Chastain?

With a net worth of US$ 50 Million, Jessica Chastain is one of the wealthiest actors in Hollywood.

Is Jessica Chastain British?

No. Jessica Chastain was born in the United States and is an American. However, Jessica Chastain’s grandparents are British.

What is her monthly salary?

US$ 5 million dollars is her current salary.


Jessica Chastain is an actress who works in films, on television as well on stage. She was born on 24th March 1977. Currently, she is 45 years old. She completed her bachelor’s from Julliard School in fine arts. For a long time, Jessica Chastain has been under the shadows without numerous motion pictures in her grasp, regardless of her standing for being perhaps the best entertainer in Hollywood. With their new Oscar win, Jessica Chastain has drawn much-need media and industry attention. She has been a part of numerous successful commercial films like “Interstellar”,” The Martin”, etc. She created a production company called Freckle Films in order to increase diversity in the entertainment industry.