Jennifer Esposito is an American actress, baker, author, health advocate and businesswoman. Best recognized as the ex-wife of actor Bradley Cooper, she has appeared in the feature films ‘Summer of Sam’, ‘Crash’, ‘Welcome to Collinwood’ and ‘Don't Say a Word’. She is also known for her work in television, most notably in ‘Spin City’, ‘Samantha Who’, ‘NCIS’, ‘Blue Bloods’ and ‘Mistresses’. She was born to Robert Esposito, a computer specialist and music producer, and Phyllis, an interior decorator. Besides being an actress, Esposito is also an author. Her first book titled ‘Jennifer's Way’ depicts her struggle with celiac disease and how she survived it. The multi-faceted personality is also a bakery owner. In 2015, she became the brand ambassador for the beauty brand Eclair Naturals. As a businesswoman, Esposito also owns a line of gluten-free foods. On a personal note, she has been married and divorced twice. Currently, the actress cum entrepreneur is supposedly single.
Jennifer Esposito’s first acting role was in the 1995 TV program ‘The City’. She then appeared in an episode of ‘Law & Order’. In 1997, she made her film debut in the flick ‘Kiss Me, Guido’. The same year, she was cast as Stacey Paterno in ‘Spin City,’ a role she played until 1999. During this time, the actress also did the movies ‘No Looking Back’, ‘He Got Game’, ‘Side Streets’ and ‘I Still Know What You Did Last Summer’. After this, she had roles in the films ‘Dracula 2000’, ‘Don't Say a Word’ and ‘Welcome to Collinwood’.
In the year 2004, Esposito played Ria in the drama film ‘Crash’. That year, she also got featured in the TV series ‘Judging Amy’. Soon after this, she was given a lead role to be played in the series ‘Related’. She was next cast as Andrea Belladonna in the television drama ‘Samantha Who’.
In the ensuing years, the American beauty got featured in the movie ‘Bending the Rules’ as well as in the series ‘Blue Bloods’. She appeared as Monica Pena in the series ‘Taxi Brooklyn’ in 2014. In 2015, Esposito was cast in the series ‘Mistresses’ and ‘The Affair’ as Calista Raines and Nina Solloway respectively. After this, she played Special Agent Alexandra Quinn in the series NCIS. In 2018, the actress did two episodes of ‘Blindspot’.
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Jennifer Esposito was born on April 11, 1973 in New York City, New York, the USA to Phyllis, an interior designer, and Robert Esposito, a computer specialist turned music producer. She has an elder sister. She graduated from Moore Catholic High School.
Talking about her love life, the actress married actor Bradley Cooper in December 2006. Just after a few months of their marriage, the couple filed for divorce which was finalized in November 2007. In 2009, Esposito got engaged to Australian tennis star Mark Philippoussis. However, the duo separated a year later. On November 16, 2014, the American actress married British model Louis Dowler. In March 2016, it was reported that she had filed for divorce from Dowler. In the past, Esposito had been in love relationships with Benjamin Bratt, Cameron Mathison and Chris Schupp.