Jayne Kennedy is a model, actress and television personality from the United States. She is also a corporate spokesperson, producer and author. Kennedy is also a public speaker, philanthropist, beauty pageant winner, and sports broadcaster. She is best known for her role as Julie Winters in the 1981 film Body and Soul. In the 1980s, Coca-Cola USA called her ‘The Most Admired Black Woman in America’. Miss Ohio USA 1970 was won by Kennedy. She is the first African-American female winner of the title.
|Date of birth
|October 27, 1951
|71 years old
|place of birth
|Washington, District of Columbia, USA
|television personality, actress, model
|5 feet 10 inches
Jayne Kennedy Age and Early Life
Jayne Kennedy Was born on October 27, 1951 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Her nationality is American, and she is of African-American descent. Jayne Kennedy Overton is her given name. Her parents are machinists Herbert Harrison and Virginia Harrison. She attended Wycliffe High School in Wycliffe, Ohio for her high school education. She represented Wycliffe High School in the American Legion Girls State Mock-Government Program at the time. In 1970, while still in high school, she was crowned Miss Ohio USA. She then participated in the Miss Universe USA pageant in 1970.
Jayne Kennedy Height and Weight
Jayne Kennedy is 5 feet 10 inches tall. His eyes are dark brown. His hair is also dark brown. Kennedy waist measurement is 24 inches, her hip measurement is 36 inches and her bra size is 36B. Also, there is no information about her shoe or dress size.
jenne kennedy net worth
How much is Jane Kennedy’s net worth? As of 2023, he has a net worth of $2 million, although his income is unclear.
Jayne started her modeling career at an early age. After winning the Miss Ohio USA title in 1970, he traveled to California in 1971 to pursue a career as an actor. He made his cinematic debut in Mass Marriage (1973). In the mid-1970s, she appeared in several films and television shows, including Banacek, Sanford & Son, The Six Million Dollar Man, and Let’s Do It Again.
From the mid-1970s to the early 1980s, she was featured in several TV movies, including The Rockford Files, The Muthers, Wonder Woman, Chips, and The Love Boat. She then played Julie Winters in the 1981 film Body and Soul. She received the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for her performance in the film. Jayne has been featured on the cover of various publications including Ebony, Jet and Essence. She spent several years working with the Children’s Miracle Network.
At the same time, he was instrumental in raising billions of dollars for children’s hospitals. She was diagnosed with endometriosis in the 1980s. Kennedy has been away from business since the 1990s to spend more time with his family.
Jayne Kennedy Husband and Marriage
Who is Jayne Kennedy’s husband? Jayne Kennedy has been married twice throughout her life. Her first husband was Leon Isaac Kennedy, an actor and playwright. In 1970, they got married. They got divorced in 1982 after 12 years of marriage. In 1985, she married her second husband, actor Bill Overton. The couple has three daughters, Savannah Ray (born in 1985), Cooper Joy (born in 1989), and Zaire Olia (born in 1995). Bill had a daughter named Cheyenne (1982) from a previous marriage. Jayne and Bill have been married for nearly three decades and their marriage is going well.