Who is Jodi Lyn O’Keefe?
Jodi Lyn O’Keefe, born on the 10th of October 1978, is an American actress and former model, who became known for her character as Cassidy Bridges in the series “Nash Bridges.” She also recently gained fame when she joined the cast of the popular series “Prison Break.”
Jodi Lyn O’Keefe’s Early LifeBorn in Cliffwood Beach, New Jersey, of Czech, Irish, Polish, Swedish and Austrian decent, O’Keefe is the daughter of Noreen O’Keefe, a homemaker, and Jack O’Keefe, who worked for Merck as the director of labor relations. She has two other sisters named Jenna and Heather.O’Keefe started early in modelling and acting, the latter when just 17, which eventually meant that she missed school to the extent that she completed her study by mail.
Jodi Lyn O’Keefe’s CareerO’Keefe’s career started when she was eight, modelling for a Jeans company, which continued until her junior year of high school when she joined the soap opera “Another World.” In 1996, O’Keefe achieved a career breakthrough when she joined the cast of the new TV series entitled “Nash Bridges,” playing the role of Cassidy Bridges, daughter of the title character played by Don Johnson. The success of the show persuaded her and her mother to move to Hollywood, but she also eventually continued her schooling by mail. She stayed with the show until its finale in 2001, and became a household name because of the show’s success. The show not only helped elevate her career, but also her net worth.
While still in “Nash Bridges”, O’Keefe also ventured into the world of movies, and in 1998 debuted in the film “Halloween H20: 20 Years Later.” She continued on, starring in other films including “Whatever it Takes”, “Devil in The Flesh 2”, and “She’s All That.” Her various movie projects also helped increase her wealth.
O’Keefe guest starred in various television series too, including “Dharma & Greg”, “Two and a Half Men”, “Charmed”, “The Big Bang Theory”, and “Tru Calling.” Eventually she scored another regular role, when she joined the cast of “Prison Break” playing the role of Gretchen Morgan, a role which she reprised in the television movie “Prison Break: The Final Break” in 2009.
O’Keefe has continued appearing in other shows, including “Law & Order: LA”, “Castle”, and a recurring role in the hit series “The Vampire Diaries” beginning in 2014. Today, O’Keefe has recently appeared in the series “Hit the Floor,” and her success in the world of television certainly established her career, and also tremendously increased her net worth.
— Jodi Lyn O'Keefe (@JodiLyn_Okeefe) May 25, 2014
Jodi Lyn O’Keefe’s Net Worth
As of 2018 and based on authoritative sources, O’Keefe’s net worth is reported to be over $3 million, acquire from her success in both movie and television, now comprising over 50 titles.
Jodi Lyn O’Keefe’s Personal Life
In terms of her personal life, O’Keefe is single and has not been married yet. Beginning in 2003, she was known to have dated Hollywood actor John Cusack, and their relationship lasted for six years, since when she has been private about her dating life.