Jane Lynch Biography
Jane Lynch is an American actress, comedian, singer, and author. She is famously known for her role as Sue Sylvester in the musical television series Glee. The series earned her a Primetime Emmy Award.
Jane Lynch Age
Lynch is 60 years as of 2020. She was born on 14 July 1960, in Evergreen Park, Illinois, United States. She celebrates her birthday every 14th July every year and her zodiac sign is Cancer.
Jane Lynch Height
Lynch stands at a height of 5ft 8inches, she weighs 69kg, she is fair in complexion, has brown hair color and brown eye color.
Jane Lynch Education
Lynch attended the Thornridge High School, which is where she discovered her acting talents; she later enrolled at the Illinois State University and later attended Cornell University.
Jane Lynch Parents | Siblings | Family
She was born to father named Frank Lynch, who worked as a banker and a mother named Eileen Lynch, who worked as a homemaker and secretary, her mother is of Irish and Swedish descent while her father is an Irish. Additionally, Lynch grew up with two siblings, who are a sister named Marie Lynch and a brother named Franklin Lynch.
Jane Lynch Wife|Spouse|Partner
Lynch is openly lesbian and she was married to Clinical psychologist Lesbian Lara Embry, they got married on the 31st of May, 2010, in Sunderland, Massachusetts, but they divorced in 2014.
Jane Lynch Net Worth | Salary
Lynch net worth is estimated to be $20 million and she earns over $5 million as salary annually and her net worth accumulated due to the success in her career as an actress, author, singer and comedian.
Jane Lynch Movies
Lynch has starred in various movies over the years and they include; Vice Versa in 1988, The Fugitive in 1993, A Mighty Wind in 2003, For Your Consideration in 2006, Role Models, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Alvin & The Chipmunks, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox story, Space Chimps, The Rocker, The Hammer, Another Cinderella Story, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Wreck-it Ralph and Spring Breakdown.
In Adventures of Power, a critically acclaimed comedy about air-drumming released in 2008, Lynch reunited with Michael McKean, her former co-star from For Your Consideration, in the role of Aunt Joanie and starring alongside Ari Gold, Adrian Grenier, Chiu Chi Ling, and Shoshannah Stern. A role similar to that of her contributions as Sue Sylvester on the Fox musical comedy-drama series Glee, Lynch’s role as the encouraging Aunt Joanie to Power, a young musician who plays the air drums because he never had access to musical instruments, promotes the initiative to support music education.
Julie and Julia, she portrayed Dorothy McWilliams, Julia Child’s sister. Entertainment Weekly dedicated an article on its website to the possibility of her performance receiving an Academy Award nomination. However, she was not nominated.
Jane Lynch Shows
Lynch has also gone on to appear in television series and shows such as The X Files, L.A. Law, Judging Amy, The West Wing, 7th Heaven, Desperate Housewives, Friends, NewsRadio, Married with Children, 3rd Rock from The Sun, Dawson’s Creek, Felicity, Arrested Development, Lovespring international, Two and a Half Men, Veronica Mars, Weeds, Boston Legal, L Word, Criminal Minds, Help me Help You, Gilmore Girls, New Adventures of Old Christine, Psych, Monk, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, The King of Queens and Frasier and many more.
Lynch hosted the Saturday Night Live on the 9th of October, 2010, from 11th of July, 2013, Lynch began to host the NBC game show Hollywood Game Night, she also worked as a co-host of the NBC Special New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly, on the 31st of December, 2013, she hosted the The Voice alongside Carson Daly, on the 21st of February, she appeared on The Price is Right as a Celebrity Charity Week Contestant, she also produced the comedy web series Dropping the Soap.
Jane Lynch Awards and Achievements
Lynch has won many awards and they include; Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series, TCA Award for individual achievement in comedy, satellite award for best supporting actress in a series, miniseries or Television film, People’s Choice Award for Favorite TV comedy actress in 2011 and over the years, she has won many more awards and also nominated for many more.