Janine Turner Bio, wiki, Age, Career, Height, Weight, Family

Janine Turner


Janine Turner is an actress who is best known for her roles as Maggie O’Connell in Northern Exposure, Katie McCoy in Friday Night Lights, and Jessie Deighan in the feature film Cliffhanger. Turner won the Emmy Award for Best Young Actress in a Daytime Series in 1983 for her role as Laura Templeton in General Hospital, an American daytime television medical drama.

Early childhood development and education

Janine Turner was born on December 6, 1962, in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States of America, as Janine Loraine Gauntt. He is of white ethnicity and is a citizen of the United States.

Turner is the daughter of Janice Loraine of San Antonio, Texas, and Turner Maurice Gauntt, Jr. of Athens, Texas. Her father is a senior the United States Air Force officer who is also a Braniff International pilot, and her mother is a real estate agent. Turner grew up in Euless and Fort Worth, Texas, with her brother, Tim Gauntt.

Turned enrolled at the Professional Children’s School in New York. During her high school years, she was scouted as a model by the prestigious Wilhelmina Agency, and she became the agency’s youngest-ever signee of a contract in which Turner had done commercials for several agencies.

Turner was a student at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. She also studied The Actor Studio’s Marcia Haufrecht. Turner started learning theater, tap, ballet, and modeling when she was three years old, and she used to be a cheerleader in her teens.


Jenine Turner began her acting career in 1989 when she appeared in several episodes of Dallas. She appeared in several TV shows during the 1980s before landing the role of Laura Templeton on General Hospital. She moved to New York to sharpen her talent and study with Marcia Haufrecht of The Actor Studio after becoming dissatisfied with her various roles and wanting to land on serious roles.

Turner played Maggie O’Connel in Northern Exposure (1990), for which she received an EMMY nomination for best actress in a drama series in 1993 and was nominated for a Golden Globe in 1992 and 1994.

Turner made her directorial debut in 2004 with ‘Trip in a Summer Dress,’ a film about a strong-willed mother and her children for which she also wrote the screenplay.

Turner’s book “Holding Her Head High: Inspiration from 12 Single Mothers Who Championed Their Children and Changed History” was published in 2008. ‘Friday Night Lights,’ an NBC television series, gave her a recurring eight-episode run during the year.

Turner hosted a radio talk show in Dallas called KLIF (AM) in 2011, which focuses on a conservative-oriented talk show that runs for two hours and started on May 21st.

Private life

Janine Turner has a daughter, Juliette Loraine Gauntt, who was born in 1997. She has previously dated a number of celebrities. Turner was in a relationship with Janine Turner, a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys.

In 1983, Turner was engaged to Alec Baldwin. The couple had meticulously planned every detail of their wedding, including the wedding gown. However, they were able to keep their marriage together and divorced in 1984. In 1986, Turner began dating Mikhail Baryshnikov. Mikhail is a dancer, choreographer, and actor from the Soviet Union and the United States.

Turner teamed up with Mark Grace once more in 1990. Mark played 16 seasons in Major League Baseball as a first baseman for the Chicago Cubs and Arizona Diamondbacks. She had an affair with Sylvester Stallone, an American actor, filmmaker, and screenwriter, in 1993.

Turner was also rumored to have had an affair with Jerry Jones Jr., the Dallas Cowboys’ Chief Sales, and Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, in 1997. There is a rumor that he is the father of Juliette Loraine Gauntt, her daughter, but Jerry has denied this.

What is your net worth?

Janine Turner, who starred in the film Northern Exposure, has amassed a sizable net worth as a result of her acting career. Her current net worth is estimated to be in the $4 million range.

Facts of Janine Turner
Date of Birth:1962December-6
Age:59 years old
Birth Nation:United States of America
Height:5 Feet 6 Inch
NameJanine Turner
Birth NameJanine Loraine Gauntt
FatherTurner Maurice Gauntt, Jr.
MotherJanice Loraine (n�e Agee)
Birth Place/CityLincoln, Nebraska, United States
ProfessionActress, Author, Public Speaker
Net Worth$4 million
Eye ColorGrey
Hair ColorDark brown
Body Measurements35C-23-36 in
Waist size23 in
Hip Size36 in
Shoe Size9 US
BoyfriendTroy Aikman, Mikhail Baryshnikov and Sylvester Stallone
Married toJerry Jones
ChildrenJuliette Gauntt, Juliette Turner