- Richard Jenik was once engaged to actress Allison Janney.
- He met Janney in 2002 and ended their relationship in 2006.
- Jenik had a career working as a research assistant in a hospital.
Richard Jenik although claimed fame for his role as an American actor, the same cannot be said of his relationship which a large part of it has been kept away from the public. Nonetheless, it is no rumor that he was once engaged to actress Allison Janney, but they didn’t end in marriage. In any case, here’s detailed information about the relationships of the actor of The District (2002), Our Very Own (2005), Grey’s Anatomy (2005), and Modern Family (2012) among others.
Richard Jenik Almost Became Married to a Hollywood Star
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It was on the set of Our Very Own in 2002 that Jenik and actress Allison Janney met. This story however is contradictory to that of other sources who claim that the former couple met through mutual friends.
They started a relationship that continued until 2004 when they became engaged. However, they parted ways in 2006 living the public with no information about their calling it off as far as we know.
Regardless, Janney claimed that marriage was not a thing she considers and she also never had the instinct to have children. Also, at a time while they were engaged, Allison claimed to be having marriage nightmares. All of these according to others may have contributed to why the celebrities did not end in marriage.
Before their paths crossed, Janney had been involved romantically with computer programmer Dennis Gagomiros from 1994 until their breakup in 2001.
After she broke up with Richard, Allison in 2012 dated another famous person, a production manager, Philip Joncas. Also, they met on the set of The Way, Way Back, and began dating afterward. After 5 years in 2017, the relationship ended and Janney has remained unmarried ever since.
Who is Richard Jenik’s Wife?
The actor is not a fan of allowing the public to get a hold of his private life. This has contributed to making it unknown whether the actor has ever been married.
In addition, since his relationship that ended in 2006 with Janney, nothing has been heard of his love again.
7 Most Intriguing Facts About The Actor You Probably Never Came Across
1. He is 56 years old
The actor was born on November 21, 1967, in Delanco, New Jersey, USA. He hails from a very artistic family that consisted of his parents and 2 sisters.
2. Richard Jenik studied sports medicine
To gain an education, Richard went to Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. He also studied Sports Medicine.
In line with what he studied in school, the actor took a job at the Pennsylvania Hospital as a research assistant as reported by IMDB.
3. He adopted and rescued dogs
Jenik is an animal lover. He reportedly lived in Seattle for about 4 years before moving to Los Angeles where he became a dog rescuer as well as adopted them.
Although he did not have children from his relationship with ex-fiancee Allison, the former couple had a cat named Pootie Tang.
4. The actor played soccer and was an All-American soccer player
Before finding a footing as a professional actor, it has been reported that Jenik was an athlete who was an All-American soccer player.
5. Where is Richard Jenik Now?
It was in the 1990s that Jenik turned professional and has appeared in works that include the following:
At present, there are little to no details about the life of the actor and there are uncertainties if his acting career is still in the picture or if he has dropped it for another career.
6. His net worth
From what is available to the public, Jenik earns majorly from his career as an actor. Even though his exact earnings remain unknown, his net worth is estimated to be above $500,000.
7. Height and body measurement
The Our Very Own actor stands at a height that is 6 feet (1.83 m). His weight and other body measurement are under review at the time of this writing.