Jerry Hall Bio | Facts About The Iconic Model
She is an American model and hollywood actress who rose to fame in the 1970s and became one of the most sought-after models in the world.
On July 2, 1956, Jerry Hall was born in Gonzales, Texas, U.S; she is of English, Irish and Dutch descent.
Her mother, Marjorie, was a medical record Liberian, while her father John P. Hall was an army sergeant-cum-truck driver.
Does Jerry Hall have a twin sister?
Hall spent the majority of her childhood in the Dallas suburb of Mesquite, Texas, alongside her twin sister Terry and three older sisters; her father was an alcoholic who longed for a son and was very violent to his daughters, going as far as breaking their bones.
Nevertheless, at the age of 16, Hall had graduated from North Mesquite High School and was very fluent in French.
How old is Jerry Hall now?
She is 65 years.
Who discovered Jerry Hall?
Jerry was discovered by fashion agent Claude Haddad while sunbathing with her twin sister Terry on Saint Tropez beach in the French Riviera.
Soon after that, she moved to Paris, where her modeling career began officially in 1975 when she appeared on the cover of Roxy Music’s album “Siren” as a siren.
While in Paris, she shared an apartment with singer Grace Jones. After the appearance, Jerry’s fame rose, and she became sought after, appearing in over 40 magazines by 1977 and earning modeling fees of over $1,000 per day.
Her six feet and long blonde hair gave her an advantage over other models and made her sought after.
Jerry, in 2016, won the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Fashion Group International Dallas; she was also the muse for many artists and modeled for famous brands and designers.
Jerry Hall always wanted to be an actress and was able to be that in 1980, when she had her first film appearance in the film ‘Urban Cowboy and 1989 ‘Batman Wall.’
Her professional stage debut came with ‘Bus Stop,’ where she played the role of Cherie. Then, in 1993, she played the role of Miss Scarlett in the British show ‘Cluedo.’
Her acting career continued; in the early 2000s, she played the role of Mrs. Robinson in ‘The Graduate.’ In 2001, she appeared in the documentary ‘Being Mick’ and also in 2002 play ‘Picasso’s Women.’
In 2004 Jerry performed in six shows before 9,124 theatergoers in London’s West End.
This earned her a Guinness World Record. She also guest-starred on the TV “Hotel Babylon” and appeared in the BBC comedy series “French and Saunder.”
In 2010, Jerry Hall’s autobiography titled Jerry Hall: My Life in Pictures was released. After acting, she ventured into dancing, and she appeared on the series British dance show ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ as a contestant on September 10, 2012.
How old was Jerry Hall when she met Mick Jagger?
In 1975, Jerry started dating Bryan Ferry, a musician but left him for Mick Jagger in 1977. She was 21 year-old.
Where did Mick Jagger Marry Jerry Hall?
The couple went ahead to have a Hindu wedding ceremony in 1990 in Bali, Indonesia.
However, the marriage was later declared null and void by the High Court of England and Wales, ruling that the marriage was not legal according to Indonesian or English law.
The marriage produces four children: Elizabeth, James, Georgia, and Gabriel. Unfortunately, the couple broke up, Jerry citing infidelity on Mick’s part as the cause.
Who is Jerry Hall with now?
In 2015, she was linked to media business magnate ‘Rupert Murdoch and married him on March 4, 2016. Jerry and Rupert still enjoy a blissful marriage to date.
Jerry Hall Net Worth
Jerry Hall has earned a lot from her career as a fashion model and an actress. The model currently has a net worth of $15 million.