Jaime Pressly is an American actress and model. She is most famous for her portrayal of Joy Turner on the television series My Name is Earl, for which she was nominated for two Emmy Awards as well as a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award. She can also be recognized for her roles as Priscilla in the 2001 film Not Another Teen Movie and as Tina Armstrong in the 2006 film DOA: Dead or Alive. Born Jaime Elizabeth Pressly on July 30, 1977 in Kinston, North Carolina, to Brenda Sue and James Liston Pressly, she was raised in a Christian family. She spent nearly 11 years training in gymnastics and dancing. She attended Costa Mesa High School in California. She started dating DJ Eric Cubiche in October 2004, and in 2007 they welcomed a son named Dezi James. The couple separated in 2008. She was married to Simran Singh from 2009 to 2011. She later began dating Hamzi Hijazi, with whom she welcomed twin boys named Leo and Lenon in October 2017.
Jaime Elizabeth Pressly Personal Details
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Jaime Elizabeth Pressly
Date of Birth:
30 July 1977
Kinston, North Carolina, USA
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White (English, remote Welsh, French)
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Jaime Elizabeth Pressly Family Details
James Liston Pressly (Car salesman)
Brenda Sue Pressly (Dance instructor)
Jessica Pressly (Sister), James Liston Pressly, Jr. (Brother)
Simran Singh (m. 2009-2011)
Dezi James Calvo (Son), Leo Hijazi (Son), Lenon Hijazi (Son)
Jaime Elizabeth Pressly Body Measurements
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36-24-36 in (91-61-91 cm)
36 inches (91 cm)
24 inches (61 cm)
36 inches (91 cm)
Jaime Elizabeth Pressly Education
Costa Mesa High SchoolCosta Mesa High School
Jaime Elizabeth Pressly Brand Endorsements
She has appeared in â€œAngelâ€ in 1-800-COLLECT television commercial. In 2003, she appeared in The New TNNâ€™s â€œThe Stripâ€ programming block.
In 2010, she appeared in an advert for Axe shower gel.
Liz Claiborne Cosmetics (2000).
Best Known For
Playing Joy Turner in the NBCâ€™s comedy series My Name Is Earl from 2005 to 2009.
She is also known for playing Priscilla in the 2001 film Not Another Teen Movie, as Tina Armstrong in the 2006 film DOA: Dead or Alive.
In 1996, she appeared in a movie Mercenary for her role as â€œPre-teen American Girlâ€.
First TV Show
In 1998, Pressly played the role as Mika in the martial arts TV series Mortal Kombat: Conquest.
Jaime admits the fact â€œNo pain, no gainâ€ and hence tries to do exercises really hard to get fruitful results. She believes in curvy bodies and so does not want to have size 0. For that, Pressly eats a healthy and filling diet, and do toning exercises.
She takes help from Los Angeles based trainer, Mike Jones. To target her overall body, she works out with him 4 days a week, especially a circuit training session. She gets bored easily with the same exercise routine. So, Jones changes the exercises on a regular basis.
Jaime Pressly Favorite Things
Olympic Event – Gymnastics
Beauty Products – La Mer moisturizer, St. Ives facial scrub, Lâ€™Oreal Voluminous mascara
Jaime Elizabeth Pressly Interesting Facts
*She was raised in a Christian family. *As a child, she was active in dancing and gymnastics. She spent nearly 11 years training in gymnastics and dancing. *She was arrested for DUI (Driving Under the Influence) on January 5, 2011. *She was ranked #8 in Stuff magazine”s “102 Sexiest Women in the World” in 2002. *She has a tattoo on her lower back of a blue Leo sign with some writings in the Japanese language, which means “healthy, strong, and brave” in English.