Facts of Jenilee Harrison
|Full Name||Jenilee A. Harrison|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Spouse||Bruce Oppenheim (m. 1993)|
|Filmography||The Redemption,They Came from Outer Space|
|Education||University of Southern California|
|Date of Birth||June 12,1958|
Best known as Jamie Ewing Barnes in the TV soap opera Dallas (1984-1986), Jenilee Harrison is an American actress and TV infomercial pitch person. Professional since 1978, Harrison’s prominent appearances in numerous TV series has made her a millionaire for good.
Her notable appearance also includes her role as the replacement for blonde roommate Cindy Snow on the ABC hit sitcom Three's Company (1980-1982). Three's Company stars actors like John Ritter, Joyce DeWitt, Richard Kline, and many others.
Currently, the actress owns the net worth of $3 million. Here we are with the details on Jenilee Harrison net worth, asset, salary, expenses, earnings, insurance, and personal details.
Jenilee Harrison Net Worth is $3 Million: Income Source & Salary
With her journey from a Cheerleader for the Los Angeles Rams (from 1978-1980) to the TV career, Jenilee indeed made a successful fortune to become one of the richest TV actresses from the 80s.
As of March 2019, Jenilee Harrison owns the estimated net worth of $3 million, Celebrity Net Worth reports. The main source of Harrison’s income is her acting career mainly, but also her TV infomercial appearances aided her earnings.
She rose to prominence in acting from the ABC sitcom Three’s Company from 1980 to 1982. Also, Harrison appeared as Jamie Ewing Barnes in the CBS soap opera Dallas (1984-1986).
Both of the TV appearances are said to be the backbone to her massive salary, though always kept her earning detail low-key.
For a fact, till date, Jenilee Harrison has played in 33 TV series and TV movies including her guest appearances.
Well, as reported, the average salary of an actress in the United States is $55,864, though can range in between $46,036-$68,208. On the other hand, the pay rate for a guest appearance is $700 per day, which can go up from $3,000-$6,200, if an individual is a special guest star, depending on the genre of the show.
So, it’s quite obvious to assume how Jenilee Harrison made up her millions of dollars fortune.
TV Series Co-Stars Payrolls & Issues
Let us make it clear that Jenilee never made any issues with her TV appearances.
On the other hand, Jenilee Harrison’s Three’s Company co-star Suzanne Somers who owns $100 million net worth was fired from the show in its Season 5 (1980-1981).
Three's Company also starred actors like John Ritter, Joyce DeWitt, Richard Kline, and many others.
Well, Somers demanded a heavy increase in her salary from $30,000 to $150,000 per episode to match cast member John Ritter’s payroll, that led the tension between the production and her, eventually being fired from Three’s Company.
Also, in 1985-1986, Jenilee’s Dallas co-star Donna Reed (died on January 14, 1986) became a part of controversy after the show snatched her role of Miss Ellie on a 3-year contract, and giving it back Barbara Bel Geddes who left in 1983 due to heart bypass surgery.
Reed’s legal battle won her $1 million out-of-court settlement, but she died shortly after a few months due to pancreatic cancer.
Endorsements & TV Infomercial
For a fact, the detail on Jenilee’s endorsement and its earnings is yet to be out. But she reportedly made a nice pay from a couple of TV infomercials. From 1996 to 2005, Harrison appeared for AB Flex, the Sobakawa Pillow and the Ultimate Chopper with Chef Tony.
Many might not know, that TV Infomercial is a form of TV Commercial but with a toll-free telephone number or website or direct response television. Thus, it is also famous as paid programming.
The average salary for Infomercial in the United States is around $41,000.
Asset, Lifestyle & Expenses
Source report that Jenilee lives with her husband Bruce Oppenheim in their house in Agoura Hills, California. The duo bought the 2,566 sq. ft. property featuring 3 bedroom and 3 bathrooms in 2002 for $870,000. The current worth of the property is estimated to be $1 million.
They formerly owned a house in Sherman Oaks foothills, near Los Angeles, bought in 2002 for $725,000. Later in 2007, the property was allegedly sold for around $1 million. Besides this, Jenilee with her husband also had sold their Tarzana home close to its asking price of $2.9-million.
The worth Jenilee Harrison’s car collection is not out but is thought to own Mercedes, Ford, and Chevrolet worth hundreds of thousand dollars.
Well, the actress is low key about her daily life details and is not active on social media. No doubt, she lives a lavish lifestyle with her massive fortune. Alongside her expenses on properties, Jenilee seems fond of spending on designer clothes.
Tax & Insurance
As per Smartasset, Jenilee Harrison’s Agoura Hills house seeks the property tax of $7,930 which is 0.739% property tax of the assessed value. In addition to that, the property also calls for $500-$1,000 insurance premium.
Besides this, Harrison is also liable to income tax inclusive of Federal tax, FICA and State Tax.
Online sources report that the median household income in Agoura Hills is $107,268 per year, which has to encounter 9.51% Federal tax, 7.65% FICA and 3.58% State tax, totaling the tax amount of $22,246.
Jenilee Harrison’s Personal Details: Bio, Age, Height, Married Life, Husband & Children
Jenilee A. Harrison was born on June 12, 1958, in Northridge, California, the United States. She holds American nationality and is of white ethnicity.
Harrison who has a height of 5 ft 8 inches while her age is 60 as of March 2019.
She initially was a cheerleader from 1978-1980 for LA Rams, before breaking into acting.
Jenilee is Married to Husband Bruce Oppenheim
Jenilee is a married woman and enjoys a blissful relationship with her husband Dr. Bruce Oppenheim, a prominent Los Angeles-area chiropractor. For a fact, Bruch is the ex-husband of actress Cybill Shepherd.
The duo married in 1993 and are together ever since. Jenilee Harrison is yet to share children of their own but is a step-mother to Bruce’s children: Molly Ariel Shepherd-Oppenheim and Cyrus Zachariah Shepherd-Oppenheim.
As reported, back in the 80s, she dated Dennis Harrah, L.A. Rams guard, and MLB player Reggie Jackson.