JWoww Biography

Jennifer Lynn Farley, better known as “JWoww,” is an American actor, entrepreneur, and TV personality. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family, personal life, career, etc.

Quick Facts

Birthday: February 27, 1986

Nationality: American

Famous: Actresses Business Women

Age: 34 Years, 34 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Pisces

Also Known As: Jennifer Lynn Jenni Farley, Jennifer Lynn Farley, Jenni Farley

Born in: Franklin Square, New York

Famous as: Television Personality

Height: 5'7" (170 cm), 5'7" Females

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Spouse/Ex-: Roger Mathews (m. 2015-2018; seperated)

father: Terry Farley

children: Greyson Valor Mathews, Meilani Alexandra Mathews

U.S. State: New Yorkers

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Jennifer Lynn Farley, better known as “JWoww,” is an American actor, entrepreneur, and TV personality. She is known for her appearance on the reality TV show ‘Jersey Shore.’ Born and raised in New York, she had never thought about building a career in the entertainment industry. As a teenager, she was a computer geek and wanted to be a digital designer. After graduating high school, she joined the ‘New York Institute of Technology,’ where she studied graphic designing. She also opened her own graphic designing firm on the side. When she was in the final year of her program, she received an offer to star in the first season of the reality show ‘Jersey Shore’ and immediately accepted it. She dropped out of college at the age of 23. She achieved nationwide prominence when she appeared as one of the eight contestants of the show. She was known for being confident and engaged in several conflicts during the show. This led her to become one of the most popular contestants on the show. She also made appearances on shows such as ‘Disaster Date’ and ‘Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars.’

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Childhood & Early Life
  • During her final year in college, in 2009, she bagged the chance to appear on the popular MTV reality show ‘Jersey Shore.’ As she had lost interest in graphic designing by then, she accepted the offer.
  • The show was being launched in America and Jennifer appeared in its first season, as one of its eight contestants. During the course of the show, she became one of the most-loved contestants. She was too confident and always protested against injustice.
  • The show’s format had eight contestants spending time together at a house in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Her popularity rose when she continued to appear in the subsequent seasons of the show. The show moved from New Jersey to Florida and then to Italy in the following seasons.
  • Over time, the show became one of the most popular reality shows on American TV. Jennifer’s popularity soared and several more reality-show producers started approaching her. By then, she had become the ultimate diva of reality TV. During the first season of the show, she was named “JWoww,” as the male contestants stated that whenever she walked into the room, they could not help but exclaim “J wow.”
  • Her second reality-show appearance was on ‘Snooki & Jwoww,’ another MTV reality show. The show was a spin-off to ‘Jersey Shore’ and co-starred Snooki, her housemate from the ‘Jersey Shore’ days. The show’s format had been inspired by the format of ‘Laverne & Shirley.’ The show became one of the most successful MTV reality shows of the year.
  • In 2011, she launched her official website. In 2012, she made her film debut with the comedy film ‘The Three Stooges.’ It was a slapstick comedy that featured her in a small role. The film was a critical and box-office success, too.
  • JWoww also launched her own fashion line, ‘Filthy Couture,’ and showcased her line at a show in Las Vegas. However, it turned out to be a major disaster, due to a threatened lawsuit over copyright claims. After four years of operations, the line was discontinued. However, rather than getting disheartened by it, she claimed that she would return with another fashion line of hers someday.
  • In 2010, she released her first book, ‘The Rules According to JWOWW: Shore-Tested Secrets on Landing a Mint Guy, Staying Fresh to Death, and Kicking the Competition to the Curb,’ which was based on her experiences of working on the ‘Jersey Shore’ sets.
  • She also played the recurring role of ‘Nikki’ in the soap opera ‘One Life to Live.’ In 2013, she joined ‘MTV’s Club New Year’s Eve 2013’ as a host, along with Snooki and Jeff Dye.
  • In January 2013, when her popularity was at its peak, she was named one of ‘GQ’ magazine’s “Sexiest 100 Ladies of the 21st Century.” In 2014, she appeared as one of the main cast members of the reality show ‘Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars.’
  • In 2015, she appeared on another reality show, ‘Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition,’ which was a lot different than anything she had done so far. She emerged as the winner of the show.
  • She also ventured into film production with the 2015 indie comedy film ‘The Mint.’ She also starred in the film as a lead. The film received above-average reviews and made decent money at the box office.
Personal Life
  • JWoww married her longtime boyfriend, Roger Mathews, in October 2015. They have two children.
  • One of her sons, Greyson Valor, suffers from speech abnormality and is unable to speak even after turning 2. JWoww revealed her son’s condition via a long social-media post and stated that she had to take him to for therapy thrice a week.
  • In a recent interview, she stated that she felt guilty about treating her mother badly, as she had been suffering from mental issues.

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