Jennifer Carpenter Net Worth

Jennifer Carpenter Net Worth 2022: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Jennifer Carpenter net worth is
$8 Million

Jennifer Carpenter Wiki Biography

Jennifer Leann Carpenter was born on 7 December 1979, and is an actress best known by her fans for her role in ‘Dexter,’ a Showtime drama series, in which she played Debra Morgan, and for which she received a Saturn award in the category of Best Supporting Actress on TV in 2009.

Do you want to know what the net worth of Jennifer Carpenter is, as of early 2016? Carpenter is estimated to have a net worth of $8 million. She earned her riches in her years of acting, largely thanks to her role in ‘Dexter.’, for which she is reported to have earned an impressive salary of $100,000 per episode which started in October 2006 and ended in September 2013, which aired a total of 96 episodes over just eight seasons.

Jennifer Carpenter Net Worth $8 Million

Born in the city of Louisville, Kentucky USA, Jennifer is the daughter of Robert Carpenter and Catherine Mitchell. She was educated at St. Raphael the Archangel, and Sacred Heart Academy where she completed high school. Since she had a deep passion for acting, she decided to get training at Walden Theater Conservatory Program, advancing to Julliard School in New York City from 1998 to 2002. Before she graduated, she was lucky enough to be cast in ‘The Crucible,’ a 2002 Arthur Miller’s Broadway revival, which starred famous names such as Laura Linney and Liam Neeson. This was a good start to her net worth.

Despite being cast in small roles during her school time, Jennifer Carpenter did not have the exposure she wished to have. She first attracted attention after her role in the film ‘The Exorcism of Emily Rose’ being nominated for an MTV Movie Award in 2006 in the category of Best Frightened Performance, which she bagged that same year. Things got better and she received recognition with a Hollywood Life Breakthrough Award, before being named the Breakout Performer at the Scream Awards in 2006.

In October 2006, Jennifer Carpenter was offered the role of Debra Morgan in ‘Dexter,’ which gave her the international stardom she had always wanted. She also starred in ‘Gruesome Playground,’ an off-Broadway play, at the Second Stage, in 2011. That same year, she appeared in ‘The Good Wife,’ a CBS drama. In January 2014, reports surfaced that the actress was to be one of the stars in ‘Sea of Fire,’ an ABC drama, in which she would play the role of Leah Pierce, an FBI agent. However, the television company failed to pick up the show as a series.

Jennifer Carpenter made her debut video game appearance voicing Juli Kidman in ‘The Evil Within,’ a horror game of survival. In early 2015, she was cast in Limitless, a CBS drama series, together with Jake MacDorman. Her net worth continues to grow.

In her personal life, Carpenter married Michael C. Hall, her co-star in ‘Dexter,’ in 2008, but divorced in December 2011. Carpenter began dating Seth Avett, a folk musician, in 2013, and she gave birth in May 2015, continuing acting in the pilot of “Limitless” during her pregnancy.

Full NameJennifer Carpenter
Net Worth$8 Million
Date Of BirthDecember 7, 1979
Place Of BirthLouisville, Kentucky, United States
Height5 ft 8 in (1.74 m)
Weight137 pounds
ProfessionActress, Voice Actor
EducationSt. Raphael the Archangel, Sacred Heart Academy, Walden Theatre Conservatory, New York City's Juilliard School, Drama Division
SpouseSeth Avett (m. 2016-), Michael C. Hall (2008–2011)
ParentsCatherine Mitchell Carpenter, Robert Carpenter
PartnerSeth Avett
NicknamesJennifer Leann Carpenter
AwardsSaturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television (2009), MTV Movie Award for Best Scared-As-Shit Performance (2006)
NominationsScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance, Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Supporting Actress,Prism Award for Female Performance in a Drama Series
Movies"White Chicks" (2004), "The Exorcism of Emily Rose" (2005), "Ex-Girlfriends" (2012), "The Factory" (2012)
TV Shows"The Crucible", "Dexter" (2006–2013), "Limitless" (2015-2016), "The Good Wife" (2011), "Sea of Fire" (2014), "Pound Puppies" (2011-2013), "The Evil Within" (2014)
Dexter (2006)$75,000 per episode
1It's fun to branch out a bit. I feel like I've held a lot of tricks up my sleeve for a lot of years, and Ex-Girlfriends (2012) is a good way to show another side of me.
2My laundry list of wants in a partner is basically kindness. I want someone who is kind, and that's kind of where it begins and ends. I'm open to being surprised.
3One of the things I've started doing lately is tracking my dreams. I feel like there's a lot of information there and you can really bring those emotions to the situations that may feel mundane or familiar. That gives them new life and gives you a new relationship with it - if that makes any sort of sense.
4Sometimes when I pick up a book off the shelf, when I'm buying a new book to read, I'll look at all of them and they all have the exact same words inside, but I'll think that one is meant to go home with me. I'll never pick the first thing off the shelf, I'll always go one behind.
5When I first got to L.A., I was stretching $20 a week, waiting tables, and I did that for about six months. I didn't mind it at all, I was really happy for that experience, but it made me really get aggressive about what I want. I've been doing this since I was eight, and never considered doing anything else, so I really had to kick it into gear.
6You know what, I'm happy to say that everything outside of Dexter (2006) feels like a vacation, and I don't mean to say anything negative about the show. It's just a different kind of work. Emotionally, it's taxing and complicated, and that's a great thing.
7I need to make sure that I'm taking roles that I feel like I can communicate through.
8I never thought that I would be so attracted to television, but I don't think gigs like Dexter (2006) come along too often.
9I went to school. I went to Juilliard. You spend 13 hours a day on voice and speech. Now I realize why.
10If you can create an environment where people are invited to do their best work and the best ideas always win, then the project itself will win.
11It's always been a dream of mine to be in a Woody Allen comedy.
12It's sacred for an actor to keep their personal life personal.
13My sister is a chiropractor and she says I have an unusually flexible lower back, but I don't do yoga, and I don't feel like I'm very bendy.
14Practice being in the moment when you are running, whether you are on your own or in the race.
15Well, I made an announcement to my family at 8 that I wanted to be an actor, and I focused like a laser beam on it. I never had a fallback plan.
16I read Christopher McDougall's book "Born to Run". If running were a religion, this would be its bible. I actually scribbled my favorite passages on my arm to read during the race.
17Comedy is like math - you can check your answer because you know you've gotten it right if you get a laugh. It just makes sense to me. I feel like because I've had to keep that tool in my box for so long, I'm ready to show it off a bit.
18At a very young age I was predicting outcomes, trying to take all the information and find the best route to wherever I was going. I avoided a lot of pitfalls because of that.
19At a young age I always had an entrepreneurial spirit. So I'm trying to develop things on my own, too, and there are a couple things that have absolutely nothing to do with the entertainment business that I'm trying to tackle. We'll just sort of see.
20I just want to be with great teachers. If that means I'm in a horror film with good teachers, I'll do another horror film. But I would love to branch out and do more comedy or just more straight dramas.
21In school, I was always being cast as the clown. And then I did The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005), and once people hear you scream, they can't un-hear it. But I don't mean to say that I've been typecast, either.
22I usually spend the hiatus of Dexter (2006) in New York in a way to balance things.
23I have learned that keeping my personal life outside of work is the easier, richer way to work.
24I believe in possibility, but I'm not sure I believe in demons.
25I hate to say it because I feel like it might be a jinx, but yes - knock on wood - I have never broken a bone.
26I love that there's a beginning, middle and end to a film and you can craft what the whole journey is going to look like.
1(May 29, 2016) Married her boyfriend of 2½ years and father of her 15-month-old son Isaac, Seth Avett, following a 15-month-long engagement.
2Gave birth to her 1st child at age 35, a son named Isaac Avett in February 2015. Child's father is her fiancé, Seth Avett.
3Was 8½ months pregnant with her son Isaac while was shooting the pilot of Limitless (2015).
4Jennifer Carpenter was the voice of "Juli Kidman" in the video game, PsychoBreak (2014).
5Jennifer Carpenter and Michael C. Hall divorced due to "irreconcilable differences".
6Following the completion of Dexter (2006), Carpenter moved to North Carolina, the home of her partner Seth Avett.
7Good friends with Gone (2012) costar Amanda Seyfried.
8Her sister is a chiropractor.
9Michael C. Hall and Jennifer married on 31st December 2008. They subsequently divorced in December 2011, but continued to work together in the show.
10In 2010, she ran the New York City Marathon with Elementary (2012) lead and former Dexter (2006) co-star, Jonny Lee Miller, completing it in 3:34.
11Ex-husband Michael C. Hall plays her brother on Dexter (2006).
12Growing up in Kentucky, frequently went shooting with her father.
13Attended the Juilliard School in New York City.
14She went to Sacred Heart Academy in Louisville, Kentucky.


Dexter2006-2013TV SeriesDebra Morgan
Pound Puppies2011-2013TV SeriesPepper
The Factory2012/VKelsey
The Break-Up Tour2012ShortSarah
Gone2012/ISharon Ames
The Good Wife2011TV SeriesPamela Raker
Seeking Justice2011Trudy
Dexter: Early Cuts2009TV SeriesDebra Morgan
Quarantine2008Angela Vidal
Battle in Seattle2007Sam
The Dog Problem2006Redheaded Waitress
Queen B2005TV MovieKristen
The Exorcism of Emily Rose2005Emily Rose
Lethal Eviction2005Sarah Tessi Beth
White Chicks2004Lisa
D.E.B.S.2004Hysterical Student
Ash Tuesday2003Samantha
People Are Dead2002Angela's Friend #2
Brawl in Cell Block 99post-productionLauren Thomas
Limitless2015-2016TV SeriesRebecca Harris
Stanistan2015TV MovieMarcie
PsychoBreak2014Video GameJuli Kidman (voice)
The Devil's Hand2014Rebekah
Robot Chicken2014TV SeriesWendy Darling / Donut
Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher2014VideoNatasha Romanoff Black Widow (voice)
Sea of Fire2014TV MovieLeah Pierce


Ex-Girlfriends2012/Iexecutive producer


May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers2017DocumentaryHerself
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV SeriesHerself
Live with Kelly and Michael2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2012-2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself - Stanistan
Conan2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Big Morning Buzz Live2011-2012TV SeriesHerself
18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2012TV SpecialHerself
The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards2010TV SpecialHerself
16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2010TV SpecialHerself
Scream Awards 20092009TV SpecialHerself
Loose Women2009TV SeriesHerself
A Light in the Darkness2009Video documentary shortHerself
Locked In: The Making of 'Quarantine'2009Video documentary shortHerself
Infanity2008TV Series documentaryHerself
Scream Awards 20062006TV SpecialHerself
El Magacine2005TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

5 Second Movies2009TV SeriesAngela Vidal

Won Awards

2012IGN AwardIGN Summer Movie AwardsBest TV ActressDexter (2006)
2009Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Supporting Actress in TelevisionDexter (2006)
2009Scream AwardScream AwardsBest Supporting ActressDexter (2006)
2006MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest Frightened PerformanceThe Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
2006Scream AwardScream AwardsBreakout PerformanceThe Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)

Nominated Awards

2014Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Actress in a Television SeriesDexter (2006)
2014Prism AwardPrism AwardsFemale Performance in a Drama Series Multi-Episode StorylineDexter (2006)
2013Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Supporting Actress on TelevisionDexter (2006)
2013Critics' Choice TV AwardCritics Choice Television AwardsBest Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesDexter (2006)
2013Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsDrama Supporting ActressDexter (2006)
2013OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesDexter (2006)
2012Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Supporting Actress on TelevisionDexter (2006)
2012ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesDexter (2006)
2011Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Supporting Actress on TelevisionDexter (2006)
2011ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesDexter (2006)
2010Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Supporting Actress on TelevisionDexter (2006)
2010Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsDrama Supporting ActressDexter (2006)
2010Golden NymphMonte-Carlo TV FestivalOutstanding Actress - Drama SeriesDexter (2006)
2010Scream AwardScream AwardsBest Supporting ActressDexter (2006)
2010ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesDexter (2006)
2009Scream AwardScream AwardsBest Horror ActressQuarantine (2008)
2009ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesDexter (2006)
2008Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Supporting Actress on TelevisionDexter (2006)
2008Fright Meter AwardFright Meter AwardsBest ActressQuarantine (2008)
2007Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Supporting Actress in a Television ProgramDexter (2006)
2006Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Supporting ActressThe Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
2006Chainsaw AwardFangoria Chainsaw AwardsBest Supporting ActressThe Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
2006MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest Breakthrough PerformanceThe Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)

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