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|Net Worth||$3 million|
Rachel Bay Jones Biography
Rachel Bay Jones is an American actress and singer. She is best known for playing the roles of Catherine in the 2013 Broadway revival of Pippin and Evan Hansen’s mother, Heidi Hansen, in Dear Evan Hansen. The final season earned her Rachel the 2017 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical.
From January 29 to February 3, 2020, she starred as Diana in Next to Normal at the Kennedy Center Broadway Center Stage series.
Rachel Bay Jones Age
Rachel was born on November 8, 1969, in New York City. She is 51 years old.
Rachel Bay Jones Family
Rachel was born in New York City and grew up in Boca Raton, Florida. Much is not known about her parents and siblings though her parents were both Shakespearean actors. She has one sibling, her brother Darren.
Rachel Bay Jones College
Rachel did not attend college. She dropped out of high school to perform in a local play, then moved to New York City to pursue acting at 19.
Rachel Bay Jones Partner
She has a daughter, Miranda, and a partner to actor Benim Foster. Benim Foster is an actor and producer who is best known for his roles in Golden Boy (2018), The Deuce (2017), and The Blacklist (2013).
Rachel Bay Jones Dear Evan Hansen
Rachel portrayed Evan’s mother Heidi in the musical Dear Evan Hansen, which premiered at the Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. in July 2015. She reprised the role in the Off-Broadway production at the Second Stage Theatre in May 2016, and then on Broadway starting in November 2016.
At the 71st Tony Awards, she won for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Heidi Hansen. Ben Platt won for Best Actor in a Musical.
After leaving Dear Evan Hansen on August 5, 2018, Jones performed at several small venues in Something Beautiful, a one-woman cabaret show that draws music from her expansive career and bringing meaning from her life into the lyrics. Rachel appears in the television comedy God Friended Me which premiered in 2018. She plays the role of Susan.
On June 17 2019 she appeared in the concert of Sweet Charity at the Merkin Concert Hall at the Kaufman Music Center, presented by the Transport Group.
Rachel is expected to star in Next to Normal at the Kennedy Center in the Center’s January through February 2020 Broadway Center Stage series.
Rachel Bay Jones Modern Family
Rachel guest-starred on the January 2019 16th episode of “Modern Family,” as Dylan’s mom and former music video star!
Rachel Bay Jones Pippin
Rachel was one of the original cast members starring in the revival of Pippin, playing Catherine, Pippin’s lover, during the entire run.
Rachel’s first Broadway role was as an understudy for the lead role of Esther in Meet Me in St. Louis in 1989. She was in the touring company of Grand Hotel, as well as other national and international tours, performing Rent in German and Evita in Spanish in the early 1990s. Rachel performed in the 2009 Broadway revival of Hair as the replacement for Mother, Buddahdalirama, and Member Of The Tribe.
Rachel won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical for Dear Evan Hansen. This was her first Tony nomination and first win. Her other Broadway credits include Pippin, Hair (Mother, Buddhadalirama); Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (u/s-performed Lucia).
Rachel Bay Jones Tv Shows
2019 Modern Family Farrah Marshall
2018 God Friended Me Susan (Cara’s mother)
Rachel Bay Jones Films
2019 Critical Thinking Principal Kestel
2018 Ben Is Back Beth
Rachel Bay Jones Theatre credits
2015 – 2018 – Dear Evan Hansen Heidi Hansen
2015 – First Daughter Suite Rosalynn Carter / Laura Bush
2012 – 2013 – Pippin Catherine
2011 – Hello Again The Actress
2011 – A Christmas Story: The Musical Mother
2010 – Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Swing
2009 – Hair Mother / Buddahdirama / Ensemble
2000 – Fiddler on the Roof Hodel
1990 – Grand Hotel Hildegarde Bratts / Trude
1989 – Meet Me in St. Louis Ensemble
Rachel Bay Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $3 million.