Active in the acting industry for more than 15 years, Jaime Lee Kirchner, an American actress showcased her prominence on TV screens as well as in movies. With brief stints in Broadway productions, Kirchner grabbed TV fame with her works in Mercy (2009-10) and The Mob Doctor (2012-13).
Since 2016, the German-born American actress portrays the main cast Danny James in the legal drama series Bull. While not on camera, she likes to pursue her hobby of singing and dancing.
When and Where Was Jaime Lee Kirchner Born? Nationality and Ethnicity?
Kirchner was born on August 23, 1981, (now 39 years old) in Germany and later moved to the United States with her parents. She grew up in Clarksville, Tennessee. An American by nationality, Jaime is has mixed ethnicity; her German-born father is white while her mother is black.
The 5 feet 6 inches tall actress is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
Initial Career At Broadway ‘Rent ‘
At the age of 8, Jaime got an introduction to stage after performing at The Roxy Regional Theater in Tennessee. While in high school, then-17 years old Kirchner worked in a main stage production of Carousel.
Following her graduation from Tisch School of the Arts, she went for an open-call audition of Mimi Marquez in Broadway productions of the musical Rent but would earn the role after 4 years of auditions in 2005. She portrayed Mimi in the national and international tour throughout Japan and the USA, including at Nederlander Theater in New York City in 2007.
Jaime Lee Kirchner’s TV Debut and Breakthrough
Kirchner who had a strong portfolio in broadway productions opted for TV over the offers in incredible stage appearance. In 2005, she made her TV debut and got recognition as Dulcinea ‘Dee’ Real in Just Legal (until 2006, 7 episodes). Moreover, the same year, the actress guest-starred in Rescue Me (2005).
After that, Jaime worked in brief roles for a couple of years in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2006), Enemies (2006), and Dollhouse (2009).
Her breakthrough as the main cast came after she portrayed Nurse Sonia Jimenez in Mercy (2009- 10, 23 episodes) starring Taylor Schilling, Michelle Trachtenberg, and James Tupper.
In 2011, Jaime appeared in Necessary Roughness (2 episodes) and I Hate That I Love You (TV Short). From 2012 to 2013, Kirchner played the main cast, Dr. Olivia Watson, in 13 episodes of The Mob Doctor.
In addition to TV series, she worked in TV films such as Members Only (2015) and Dead People (2015).
What Is She Doing Now?
Since 2016, Jaime Lee Kirchner portrays Danny James in the American legal drama TV series Bull. It premiered on September 20, 2016, and already completed 4 seasons. On November 16, 2020, the TV series premiered its fifth season which will have 16 episodes.
The other main casts of the series Bull include Michael Weatherly, Freddy Rodriguez, Geneva Carr, and Christopher Jackson.
Was Once Married- What Is Her Ex-Husband’s Name?
Jaime Lee Kirchner is a divorcee; she was in a marital relationship with then-husband Benjamin Emanuel Kaplan. They married on June 22, 2012, and divorced in 2014 as per IMDB. The former duo didn’t share any child.
Ever since Kirchner is yet to publicly disclose any update on her relationship. So far, no official report on her dating life or boyfriend is out. Although fans assume that the brown-eyed beauty is in a secret relationship, barely proof about it is out. As a result, it is safe to assume she is allegedly single at the moment.
Net Worth and Earnings In 2021
As of early 2021, Jaime Lee Kirchner owns an estimated net worth of $3 million. For sure, the American actress grabbed most of her fortune through her acting career. Although Kirchner never opened up much about her payroll, she allegedly earned thousands of dollars per episode from the TV appearances in Mercy, The Mob Doctor, and Bull.
Reportedly, an actor in the United States earns a salary in the range of $47,481 and $70,350 per year.