Jill Marie Jones Biography
Jill Marie Jones is an American actress and former professional dancer and cheerleader. She is best known for her role on the UPN comedy series, Girlfriends as Antoinette Childs-Garrett. In addition, she has also appeared in several films and had the recurring role of Cynthia Irving on the Fox supernatural series, Sleepy Hollow.
Jill Marie Jones Career
Marie began working on-screen in 2000, on City Guys which aired on Saturday mornings. As for her education, Marie attended Duncanville High School and Texas Woman’s University where she graduated proudly. Still in the year 2000, she won the co-leading role alongside Persia White, Golden Brooks, and Tracee Ellis Ross on the UPN comedy series, Girlfriends.
After she left Girlfriends, she started starring in films. She had the opportunity to be the female leading role in the comedy films Universal Remote and Redrum (both 2007). In addition, she also made appearances in The Perfect Holiday, opposite Terrence Howard, and Queen Latifah as well as Gabrielle Union, Rachel True, and Morris Chestnut.
Furthermore, she also did the film Major Movie Star with Jessica Simpson in August 2007. She also did appear in the Ne-Yo video for “She Got Her Own” which is a remix to his hit single “Miss Independent” in September 2008. Later on, she did appear in Got Your Back music video in 2010 which started T.I. ft. Keri Hilson. Additionally, in 2006, she co-starred alongside Laura Harring in the independent film Drool.
Jill Marie Jones Age
Marie is 47 years old as of 2021. She was born on January 4, 1975, in Dallas, Texas, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 4th of January every year.
Jill Marie Jones Height
Marie stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m) tall and weighs 50 kg.
Quick Facts About Jill Marie Jones
|Age||47 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million|
Jill Marie Jones Family
Jones’ father is Italian while her mother is African. However, she has not revealed the names of her parents or those of her siblings as she likes to keep her personal life private.
Jill Marie Jones Husband
Jill Marie Jones isn’t married but has been in three debilitated relationships. She dated an American actor Ray Liotta in the year 2006. The duo dated for almost 5 months and separated in the same year. The exact reason for their breakup has still not been revealed.
In 2005, Jill had another affair with the actor Bryce Wilson. The two were not fated to be together as they separated in March of the following year (2006) and none of Jill nor Bryce has ever spoken a word regarding their relationship and separation.
She also dated a Russian musician Peter Dranga in the year 2013, but things didn’t work out for the two hence they separated a year later (2014). There were rumors going around some time ago of her having a child but it turned out to be nothing but a rumor. Jill seems to be in love only with her pet dog Ciao Bello. She has also frequently posted pictures of her dog and the caption is something that makes every man feel jealous.
Jill Marie Jones Daughter
Jill Marie does not have a child yet as there is no information revealing that on social media since her whole personal life remains a mystery. There were rumors some time ago of her having a child but it turned out to be nothing but a rumor.
Jill Marie Jones Net Worth
Jones has an estimated net worth of $1 Million which she earned while working as an actress and former professional dancer and cheerleader.
Jill Marie Jones Girlfriends
Girlfriends is an American sitcom television series that premiered on September 11, 2000, on UPN and later aired on The CW. The show was later canceled in February 2008. In the series, Marie played the role of Antoinette “Toni” Marie Childs-Garrett who was Joan’s friend since they were eight years old. The two had attended elementary, high school, and college together.
Toni was brought up poor on a farm with an alcoholic mother in Fresno, California. She was seen as the shallow and popular one of the girlfriends and is the self-proclaimed “cute one” of the group. In addition, during the first season, Toni and Maya don’t get along as she considered Maya to be a lower-class intruder. However, she later came to embrace her as a friend. Furthermore, Toni is a real estate agent who ultimately opens her own brokerage and gets back with Greg Sparks who happens to be the love of her life.
However, Greg dumps her when he learns she cheated on him with Dr. Clay Spencer. Toni later gets married to Todd Garrett who is a white, Jewish plastic surgeon. After one year they separate and she relocates to New York. In addition, while the two were married they had a child who they named Morgan. The two fight over the custody of the child but later sort out their issues.
Joan misses the custody hearing leading to the fight that ultimately ends Toni and Joan’s friendship. Later on, Toni relocates to New York City so Morgan can be closer to Todd. However, she maintains her friendships with Maya and Lynn. Toni’s condo was located in Hollywood.
Jill Marie Jones Leaves Girlfriends
Marie in Girlfriends played the role of Toni Childs who is a self-centered and materialistic girl for six seasons of the series. It was confirmed that Marie left Girlfriends because her contract ended in May 2006. In addition, she also went ahead to state that she wanted to do movies thus she did not renew her contract.
Jill Marie Jones Dallas Cowboys
For a period of two years, she was a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader, and a Dallas Mavericks Dancer for one year, and toured with the United Service Organization (USO) and the United States Department of Defense to Egypt, Israel, Japan, and Korea. In addition, she also did perform on The Miss Texas Pageant and Monday Night Football.
Jill Marie Jones Movies
- Redrum as Tonya (2007)
- Universal Remote as Mary Sciary (2007)
- The Perfect Holiday as Robin (2007)
- Major Movie Star as Private Connie Johnson (2008)
- The Longshots as Ronnie Macer (2008)
- Drool as Imogene Cochran (2009)
- Meeting Spencer as Nikki Ross (2010)
- 35 and Ticking as Coco (2011)
- Men, Money & Gold Diggers as Dedra (2014)
- Hear No Evil as Kate (2014)
Jill Marie Jones Television
- City Guys Cheerleader as Captain (2000)
- Girlfriends as Antoinette ‘Toni’ Marie Childress Garrett (2000-2006)
- Gillian in as Georgia Gillian (2010)
- American Horror Story: Asylum as Pandora (2012)
- Sleepy Hollow as Cynthia Irving(2013-20-15)
- Ash vs Evil Dead as Amanda Fisher (2015–2016 )