Party of Five Girl!
Jennifer Love Hewitt (born 21 February 1979) has been a major television for what seems like forever. She got her start as a child actress on the Disney Channel, and then shot to mainstream fame with her starrring role in "Party of Five" on Fox from 1995 - 2000. She played Sara Reeves Merrin, and that role cemented her among the teen superstars of the late '90s.
Let's look through some Jennifer Love Hewitt trivia.
Jennifer has been in several successful series after "Party of Five," including Ghost Whisperer (2005-2010) and The Client List (2012-2013).
Jennifer also is a pop singer. Her most recent album was "Bare Naked," and she had a hit single with "How Do I Deal" in 1999.
Jennifer was born in Waco, Texas, but grew up in Nolanville, Texas.
JLH, as she is known, studied tap dancing and ballet as a child.
Jennifer was singing by age 3, and at age nine she toured the Soviet Union with the Texas Show Team.
Jennifer moved to Los Angeles at age 10 to pursue acting after she won a talent contest in Texas.
In LA, she attended Lincoln High School, and she got her big break through her connections there.
She got her role on "Party of Five" through a high school classmate, Jonathan Neville, who became a talent scout.
Before Party of Five, though, Jennifer was on Kids Incorporated from 1989 - 1991.
She also was on a pilot for NBC called "Running Wilde." The pilot was not successful.
JLH was on a succession of unsuccessful television series, including "Shaky Ground," "The Byrds of Paradise," and "McKenna."
After "Party of Five," she continued the character of Sarah Reeves Martin on the short-lived show "The Time of Your Life."
Aside from television series, JLH's acting spread to movies as well. Her first role was in "Little Miss Millions (1993)."
She joined her fellow teen stars of the '90s in "I Know What You Did Last Summer" (1997) and "I Still Know What You Did Last Summer" (1998).
In 2000, Jennifer portrayed a screen icon and her personal obsession, "The Audrey Hepburn Story."
Jenner also has been in a Disney film, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" (2002), voicing Madellaine.
Love Hewitt received a Golden Globe nomination for her film of "The Client List" in 2010.
Jennifer appeared in 2014 on "Criminal Minds" as Agent Kate Callahan, and left after one season.
JLH sang on the classic '80s song "Toy Soldiers" by Martika as a backup singer.
Jennifer is very popular in Japan as a singer, just like her fellow '80s/'90s young singer/actress colleague Alyssa Milano.
She recorded "How Do I Deal" for the "I Know What You Did Last Summer" soundtrack, and it hit the Top 40 on the Mainstream chart.
Jennifer's most recent song was "I'm A Woman" for "The Client List." It was a big success, hitting the top ten on the iTunes Music Video chart.
JLH married her The Client List co-star Brian Hallisay in 2013. they have two children, a son and a daughter.
Jennifer has appeared on many "Sexiest Women" lists, including #7 on the 2002 FHM Sexiest Girls list.
While one of her signature roles is Julie in "I Know What You Did Last Summer," she first was cast in the supporting role of Helen. Sarah Michelle Gellar ultimately played Helen.
Playboy Magazine asked Jennifer to pose naked in 2007, but she turned them down.
Jennifer is of Italian and German descent.
JLH turned down or did not get a number of roles that became successful for other actresses, including "Legally Blonde," "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" and "The Wedding Planner." The story of "The Wedding Planner" is convoluted, and Jennifer claims that in fact she was developing another film of the same name and thus had nothing to do with the film starring Jennifer Lopez.
People close to her call her "Love."
JLH's cat is named "Don Juan."
She and Scott Wolf, her co-star on "Party of Five," first appeared together on "Kids Incorporated."
Jennifer could have replaced Shannen Doherty on "Charmed" when Shannen left, but she turned it down.
Jennifer gives her all for her art, and showed it by breaking her finger while filming "Heartbreakers."
She follows the Glasgow Celtic Football Club.
Jennifer admits to being slightly claustrophobic, and that sometimes affects the sets that she works on, which have to be designed so that she is comfortable.
Jennifer currently lives in Toluca Lake, California, longtime home to Bob Hope among others.
Jennifer had her own '90s teen romantic comedy, "Can't Hardly Wait," in 1998.
Some of Jennifer's nicknames are JLove, Love and Jen.
Jennifer is a Pisces.
Jennifer got into a notorious controversy about putting on weight at one point after some unflattering beach pictures appeared in tabloids, so she put the issue to rest by appearing before the press playing tennis in high heels.
Jennifer is 5' 2".
Jennifer has dark brown hair and eyes.
Jennifer's shoe size is 6.
Her first album was "Love Songs," released on 21 March 1992 in Japan. It was released in the US five years later after she became famous through "Party of Five."
Jennifer's mother sadly passed away in 2012.
Jennifer is on Twitter, where she has almost a million followers.
JLH's favorite foods are cheeseburgers and pizza.
Her favorite color is orange.
Her favorite songs are her own, "Can I Go Now" and "Barenaked."
Jennifer's middle name comes from a college friend of her mother's.
Jennifer was Enrique Iglesia's girlfriend in the "Hero" music video.
Jennifer was born at 10:48 p.m. CST.
Jennifer portrayed Nancy Sinatra on NBC's "America Dreams."
Jennifer has appeared on the Forbes "Celebrity" 100" list of richest people, in 2009.
Jennifer was named "Sexiest Woman of Television" by TV Guide in 2008.
Jen has said that her breasts are worth $5 million, though it's unclear if she actually insures them for that amount.
Jennifer has endorsed several products, including Proactive and Hanes.
Jennifer is a size 2.
Jennifer dated John Mayer, Will Friedle and Joey Lawrence.
While her most famous role was in "Party of Five," she actually made more episodes of "Ghost Whisperer," 107 to 99.