- Jenni Gallagher is an American actress that featured in movies such as Peak Practice and River Red yet not much of her is seen on the screen
- The actress is married to Tom Scott Everett whom she met way back in college and despite having movie careers, the couple is still together after all these years.
- She mammy not have a career as a successful as her husband yet, they are the parents of two children
Jenni Gallagher enjoyed screen time with the early movie roles she took. However, her popularity is always linked to her marriage with the actor, Scott Everett. Their marriage of over two decades has weathered the seasons that come with building a career in Hollywood and starting a family.
Though they featured in some works together, her career did not enjoy much screentime like her husband who has featured in many movies such as That Thing You Do, and Boiler Room amongst others.
After all these years, the A-List couple is still together.
Here is All We Know About Jenni Gallagher
1. Her Early Life Before Fame
Jenni Galagher was born on June 2, 1971, yet it’s not clear where her roots are from. However, one thing that is certain is her long-time connection with the actor, Tom Scott Everett.
Though details about her early life are shrouded in mystery, her husband’s early life started in East Bridgewater where he was born on September 7, 1970. His mother, Cynthia whom he is still close to works as an insurance sales agent while his father, William Joseph Scott was a civil engineer. Sadly his father passed away in 2007.
2. Jenni Gallagher and Tom Scott Everett Were College Sweethearts
Jenni met her future husband, Tom Scott Everett while they were both in college at Syracuse University. At the time, Tom was studying communications as his major but later switched direction to drama.
Her field of expertise while still, a college student is likely in line with her famous husband since they became college sweethearts shortly after meeting. Moreso, her husband graduated from Syracuse in 1992 and launched his career shortly after with a TV commercial for Crest Toothpaste in 1993.
3. Jenni Gallagher is Still Married to Tom Scott Everett After More Than Two Decades
The former college sweetheart’s love not only outlived their college days but has moved beyond two decades, unlike many celebrity marriages. They tied the knot on December 13, 1997. Notably, the actor Steve Zahn who was his co-star in the 1996 movie That Thing You Do served as their best man.
Ever since they tied the knot, the couple has remained married.
4. The Actress is a Mother of Two Children
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The 52 years old actress and wife of Tom Scott Everett is the mother of their two children. Their first child a daughter, Arly Scott was born on June 6, 2000. They welcomed their second child, Finn Scott Everett in 2004.
Apart from appearing on the red carpet with his parents for movie premiers, he has stayed far away from the media, and his life remains obscure in mystery.
As for Arly, she chose a musical career and sings in a band. She released her first single Indio Canyon Drive under her name in 2020.
5. Jenni and Her Husband Were Featured Together in River Red
She and her husband of many years share a love for acting and it has defined their lives. They appeared together in the 1998 film River Red wherein she acted in a minor role.
At the time they took the role, they were already married. Tom took the major role and it marks one of their professional work together. Tom directed the original play titled River Red before it was later adapted into the feature film of the same name that he and his wife, Jenni later appeared in.
Obviously, they had an impact on another earlier work, That Thing You Do. Though she did not act, she was an uncredited extra in the popular film.
Her other role in a movie is in Peak Practice which she did back in 1993.
6. Her Husband’s Resemblance is Likened to Tom Hanks
Over the years, Jenni’s husband has been closely linked to the popular actor and director, Tom Hanks. Scott who had heard of their great resemblance almost lost his first big break on Hanks’s debut directing project.
Hank did not want any hitches and seeing Scott, he thought he could pass for a younger him. However, Hank’s wife, Rita Wilson stepped up to the rescue by encouraging her husband to cast him. The popular role of Guy Patterson in That Thing You Do became a statement in Scott’s career after he was cast.
7. Tom Left a Popular Movie Role Due To Budget Cuts
The popular actor and lead character in That Thing You Do Once starred in the first season of Southland. With the character role of Detective Russell Clarke in the series, it was hoped that he will remain in the police drama for long.
However, shortly after appearing in the first season, Everett left the role. The producers of the show NBC canceled the show and after TNT picked it Tom had to leave due to budget cuts.
Interestingly Tom Scott Everett appeared in a recurring role within the second and third seasons.