Who is Simone Kessell?
Simone Kessell is a New Zealand television actress who is best known for her role as Lt. Alicia Washington in the short film, Terra Nova. She played a significant role in the TV Mini-Series, Obi-Wan Kenobi (2022).
In this article, we will be discussing Simone Kessell Biography, Age, Height, Weight, IMDb, Career, Movies, Awards/Nominations, Parents, Siblings, Spouse, Children, Instagram, and Net Worth. Let us briefly look at her profile summary below.
Simone Kessell Profile Summary
|Date of Birth||August 19, 1975|
|Place of birth||New Zealand|
|Age||46 years old|
|Children||Jack Kessell (Son), Jordan Kessell (Son)|
|Net worth||$10 million – $15 million|
Simone Kessell Biography
Kessell was born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand. Her father is of European descent while her mother is of Maori. She is the wife of Gregor Jordan and a mother to Jack and Jordan Kessell.
Simone Kessell Age
Kessell was born on August 19, 1975. She is currently 46 years old. She celebrates her birthday every 19th of August and her zodiac sign is Leo.
Simone Kessell Height/Weight
Kessell stands at a height of 5feet 8inches (1.73m) and her body weight is estimated to be 56kg.
Simone Kessell IMDb
Kessell has an IMDb page but her biography was written by an anonymous person. Some details regarding her career can be seen on the page.
Simone Kessell Career
Kessell began her acting career as a teenager in New Zealand working on a local TV drama and at 18, she hosted her own kids’ show, ‘The Cartoon Company’. She later moved to Sydney where she worked on television shows with some of Australia’s leading industry talent. A move to the U.S was inevitable and after basing herself in Los Angeles, she found roles in prominent American films and TV shows.
Kessell was cast as Lt. Alicia Washington in the short film, Terra Nova. She went on to star in a lead role in ABC’s ‘Of Kings and Prophets’. Her performance was a “definitive highlight,” “A stand-out performance” according to the Boston Globe and New York Times. She was the main cast in ABC’s prime-time drama series, ‘The Crossing’. Her other work includes the Australian biker thriller 1% (Outlaws A24) for which she received a 2018 AACTA (Australian film award) nomination for best-supporting actress against Nicole Kidman’s ‘Boy Erased’. Her latest series ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ is set to premiere on May 27, 2022, on Disney+ Star War.
Simone Kessell Latest Movies/TV Shows
- The Night Agent (TV Series) (filming)
- Wellmania (TV Series) (filming)
- Muru (post-production)
- 2022: Obi-Wan Kenobi (TV Mini-Series) (completed)
- 2022: Our Flag Means Death (TV Series)
- 2019-2020: Reckoning (TV Mini-Series)
- 2018: Pine Gap (TV Mini-Series)
- 2018: The Crossing (TV Series)
- 2017: Outlaws
- 2017: 2:22
- 2017: A Bunch of Dicks (TV Mini-Series)
- 2016: Of Kings and Prophets (TV Series)
- 2015: San Andreas
- 2014-2015: Wonderland (TV Series)
- 2015/I: The Lovers
- 2014: Fat Tony & Co (TV Mini-Series)
- 2011: Terra Nova (TV Series)
Simone Kessell Awards/Nominations
Kessell was nominated in 2018 for the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards for Best Supporting Actress in the film, Outlaws (2017).
Simone Kessell Parents/Siblings
The only information known about Kessell’s parents is that her mother is of Maori descent while her father is of European descent. There’s no information regarding her siblings (if any).
Simone Kessell Spouse/Children
Kessell is married to Australian director Gregor Jordan. They have two sons, Jack and Jordan Kessell. Her son, Jack, was born in January 2005 in L.A.
Simone Kessell Instagram Account
Kessell has an active Instagram account with 539 posts and 6,882 followers. She is currently following 769 people. Her handle name is @simonekessell.
Simone Kessell Net Worth
Kessell has been acting since 1992 and she has made a good sum of money from her acting career. Her net worth is estimated to be between $1 – $5 million.
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