What Is Jennifer Love Hewitt’s Net Worth?

Jennifer Love Hewitt is an American actress, singer, songwriter, and producer. She is best known for her performance in the drama show Party of Five and the show The Ghost Whisperer.

Jennifer Love Hewitt is an American film and television actress with a net worth of $22 million as of 2021. A large share of her net worth comes from her performances in several popular films and shows including The Ghost Whisperer.

Net Worth$22 Million
Source of WealthActing, Music
Full NameJennifer Love Hewitt
Age42 Years
OccupationActor, Producer, Singer-Songwriter
EducationAbraham Lincoln High School
NationalityAmerican
Date of BirthFebruary 21, 1979
EthnicityEnglish, French, Italian, Scottish, and German
Marital StatusMarried (Brian Hallisay)
ChildrenAutumn James Hallisay, Atticus James Hallisay
Last Updated2021

How Did Jennifer Love Hewitt Acquire Her Wealth?

Jennifer Love Hewitt was born in a well-off family, but it is her personal talent that took her to millionaire status. She grew up with her mother and moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting. One of her earliest paying roles was in the Disney Channel show Kids Incorporated.

While she acted in several popular shows and films since then, her income for a lot of them isn’t made public. This unfortunately includes her Fox Network show Party of Five. Jennifer’s earliest recorded income is from Heartbreakers in 2001 where she made $4 million.

In 2005, she started acting in tv series Ghost Whisperer where she was making $225K per episode. She continued the show until 2010, and her income records for 2008 show that she made $6.5 million In 2009, her Ghost Whisperer salary was reduced to $150K until the show ended.

Her total earnings for the year 2009 were $7 million, and the same was true for the year 2010.

How much did Jennifer Love Hewitt make on Ghost Whisperer?

While working on The Ghost Whisperer, Jennifer Love Hewitt made an estimated $225K per episode.

Jennifer Love Hewitt at the PaleyFest
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How Does Jennifer Love Hewitt Spend Her Money?

Jennifer isn’t an actress who loves to flaunt her wealth. During the peak of her fame in the 1990s, she lived in Los Angeles where she owned three homes. She sold one of the homes in 2006 for $1.7 million. Another one of her homes was bought at $5.5 million and was sold a year later at a loss of $1.4 million.

In 2013, when she got married to actor Brian Hallisay, the couple together paid $3.25 million for a beautiful home in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles. In 2020, they listed the house for $4.2 million, and a month earlier they bought another home in the same neighborhood for $6 million.

Jennifer is also an extremely philanthropic person with 14 charities under her support. This list includes the Audrey Hepburn Children’s Fund, Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, Believe in Dreams, Children Affected by AIDS Foundation, Environmental Justice Foundation, Red Cross, and more.

Jennifer Love Hewitt’s Early Life

Jennifer Love Hewitt was born on February 21, 1979 in Waco Texas to Patricia Mae and Herbert Daniel Hewitt. She was raised in Central Texas and her parents had a divorce while she was still young.

While she was still a child, Jennifer started appearing in commercials on TV. She was also greatly interested in music and sang The Greatest Love of All at a livestock show. When she turned 4, she started singing at a dance hall to entertain audiences.

By the time Hewitt got a little older, she moved with her mother to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting and singing. There, she met Jonathan Nelville who would later recommend Hewitt for the Fox teen drama Party of Five. She also performed in various commercials in high school and eventually got a role on Kids Incorporated on the Disney Channel.

Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt
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Jennifer achieved real stardom with her role in horror film I Know What You Did Last Summer where she played the role of Julie James. She starred with famous actors including Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillipe, and Freddie Prinze Jr.

She also worked in the sequel to I Know What You Did Last Summer where she continued her role as Julie James. Some of her other films include Can’t Hardly Wait. She eventually produced a spinoff to Party of Five and was able to act in it for half a season after which the show was canceled.

She later worked in several movies like Garfield and The Audrey Hepburn Story. A year later, she got the lead role on Ghost Whisperer and continued working on it throughout the 5 year run of the show. She also played Riley Parks on The Client List, and Kate Callahan on Criminal Minds.

Hewitt also had a successful music career and had signed with Jive Records. She released the album BareNaked, and her most famous single was How Do I Deal which even appeared in the soundtrack of I Know What You Did Last Summer. The song also made it to the #59 spot on the Billboard Top 100.

She met Ross McCall on the set of Ghost Whisperer in 2007, and they got engaged. However, the engagement was called off a while later. In 2013, she married Brian Hallisay, and they have two children together.

Jennifer Love Hewitt’s Acting Career Highlights

  • People’s Choice Award for Favorite Actress in 2000
  • Kid’s Choice Award for Favorite Female Buttkicker in 2003
  • Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress in 1999
  • Saturn Award for Best Television Actress in 2007 and 2008
Where does Jennifer Love Hewitt Live?

Jennifer Love Hewitt lives with her husband Brian Hallisay in a stunning little home in the Pacific Palisades, in Los Angeles.


Jennifer Love Hewitt is an incredibly successful actress and singer. She has performed incredibly well to entertain others from a very young age and has also succeeded in establishing herself as a mainstream actress. After accounting for all her income and assets, her estimated net worth in 2021 is $22 million.