Jenna Elfman Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career and Awards

Jenna Elfman Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career, and Awards.

Jenna Elfman Net Worth 2020: Jenna Elfman estimated Net Worth 2020, Early Life, Body Measurement, Achievement, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many other important information have been provided on this page. Scroll below to see more information about Jenna Elfman.

Jenna Elfman is an American actress who has found success in her chosen career since she came on the scene in 1990 as a dancer. She first appeared in commercials and was quite good at them which led to her scoring her breakthrough role in the sitcom Townies.

Jenna Elfman Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career and Awards


Jenna Elfman was born in Los Angeles, California as Jennifer Mary Butala on September 30, 1971. She was born as the youngest of three children to parents Richard Wayne Butala and Sue Grace Butala.

She has two elder siblings, a brother named Rick Butala and a sister named Debbie Butala.

Additionally, she became interested in the world of acting since her childhood years. She is of American nationality.

Furthermore, she belongs to a mixed ethnic background of Croatian, English, Scottish, and German.

Jenna Elfman is married to actor, director, and producer Bodhi Elfman. Jenna met her husband in February 1991 while she was auditioning for a role in a Sprite commercial.

The two hit it off and were said to have almost soon after began exclusively seeing each other.

Their relationship lasted for four years before they decided to take the next step and exchanged vows on the 18th of February, 1995 in a Scientology ceremony.

Jenna and Bodhi are both practicing Scientologists even though they were raised in the Jewish and Catholic faiths, respectively.

Together, the couple has two sons; first is Story Elias Elfman, who was born on the 23rd of July, 2007, and then Easton Quinn Monroe Elfman, who was born on the 2nd of March, 2010.


Talking about her education, Elfman attended high school at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts.

Additionally, she attended college at California State University, Northridge. Furthermore, she studied at the Westside School of Ballet.

Elfman became a professional dancer after dropping out of California State University, Northridge (CSUN). Some of her works as a dancer are in music videos like Halo by Depeche Mode, Black Lodge by Anthrax, and Somebody’s Crying by Chris Isaak.

While dancing, Elfman had hoped to become an actress, so she auditioned for roles in both movies, sitcoms, and commercials.

She was successful in bagging roles in a few commercials before transitioning to television with her first notable appearance being in the short-lived 1996 ABC sitcom Townies.


Jenna initially began her career as a dancer. She appeared in the music videos for Depeche Mode. In 1992, she appeared as Tina in ‘Freshman Dorm’.

She also had roles in TV series like ‘Double Deception’, ‘The George Carlin Show’, and ‘Pointman’. Additionally, she played Lily in ‘The Monroes’.

In 1995, she appeared as Garland in the TV series ‘Roseanne’. Since then, she has appeared in numerous other movies and television series. All in all, she has over 55 credits as an actress.

Some other movies and television series that Elfman has appeared in are ‘Fear the Walking Dead’, ‘Imaginary Mary’, ‘Barry’, ‘The Perfect Stanleys’, ‘Gigi: Almost American – Season Two’, ‘Big Stone Gap’, ‘Growing Up Fisher’.

She alson appeared on ‘The Mindy Project’, ‘Royal Pains’, ‘1600 Penn’, ‘Damages’’, ‘Shameless’, ‘Matumbo Goldberg’, ‘Two and a Half Men’, ‘Friends with Benefits’, ‘Accidentally on Purpose’, ‘Love Hurts’, ‘Special Agent Oso’, ‘Courting Alex’, ‘Looney Tunes: Back in Action’, and ‘Grosse Pointe Blank’ among others.

As of 2018, she is cast in the ongoing series Fearing the Walking Dead as Naomi whose fourth season premiered on April 15, 2018, alongside popular actors like Kim DickensCliff Curtis, Frank Dillane, and Lorenzo James Henrie.


Jenna Elfman has been nominated for three Golden Globe Awards and has won once. In addition, she has also received three Primetime Emmy Awards.

Furthermore, she has also garnered American Comedy Award and Blockbuster Entertainment Award nominations. All in all, she has 4 wins and 17 nominations to her name.

Net Worth

Elfman together with her husband bought a 5,000 square feet house for $4 million in 2000 once owned by the legendary singer Madonna, which they later sold to actress Katey Sagal for $4.7 million in April 2004.

Elfman has not revealed her current salary. However, she has an estimated net worth of around $ 16 million at present.

Social Media

You can follow her on Instagram@jennaelfman


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