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Krysten Ritter Profile
Krysten Ritter is an American Actress and model. She came to prominence in 2009-2010 as the character Jane Margolis in the AMC drama series Breaking Bad, a role she reprised in the 2019 spinoff film El Camino.
Krysten Ritter Age
Ritter is 41 years old as of 2023. She was born on 16th December 1981 in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Furthermore, she celebrates her birthday on 16th December every year.
Krysten Ritter Height
She stands at an average height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Krysten Ritter Family
Ritter was born in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, She is the daughter of Garry Ritter and Kathi Taylor. She was raised in rural Shickshinny, Pennsylvania, where her mother, stepfather, and sister live; her father lives in nearby Benton. Ritter is of German, Scottish, and English descent. She graduated from Northwest Area High School in 2000.
Krysten Ritter Husband
Ritter is currently in a relationship with musician Adam Granduciel. Together, they have a son who was born on July 29, 2019.
Krysten Ritter Modeling Career
Ritter’s journey into modeling began when she was scouted by a modeling agent at the age of 15. This serendipitous encounter took place at her local shopping center, the Wyoming Valley Mall, during a modeling event. In an interview with Philadelphia Style magazine, Ritter candidly described herself as “tall, gawky, awkward, and skinny” during her formative years.
While still in high school, she embarked on travels to New York City and Philadelphia, where she pursued modeling opportunities. This led to her signing contracts with prestigious agencies, including Elite Model Management and Wilhelmina Models. As her career gained momentum, Ritter made the pivotal decision to relocate to New York, where she built an impressive international modeling portfolio.
Her work encompassed a wide range of mediums, including print ads and television appearances. Ritter’s modeling ventures extended to diverse locations such as Tokyo, New York, Paris, and Milan, where she graced the pages of magazines, featured in catalogs, and walked the runways for renowned fashion brands.
Krysten Ritter Acting
On May 11, 2009, Ritter made an appearance in the Gossip Girl episode titled “Valley Girls,” where she portrayed the teenage Carol Rhodes. This episode served as a kind of hidden pilot for a planned spin-off series that aimed to explore the teenage years of Lily van der Woodsen in 1980s Los Angeles. In an interview with Access Hollywood, Ritter described Lily’s sister Carol as “the outcast” and characterized her as “an ’80s Sunset Strip rocker.”
During this period, when Ritter took on the role of Jane Margolis in the second season of Breaking Bad, the show had not yet been renewed for the 2009–10 season. Nevertheless, Ritter continued her work in the film industry, often securing roles in romantic comedies where she typically portrayed the best friend of the lead character.
She played supporting roles in movies such as What Happens in Vegas and 27 Dresses, both in 2008. Additionally, she co-starred with Isla Fisher in Confessions of a Shopaholic. In the film She’s Out of My League, which was shot over three months in Pittsburgh in 2008, Ritter portrayed Patty, the cynical best friend of Alice Eve’s character, Molly.
Krysten Ritter How to Make Love to a Woman
Ritter’s diverse acting career also included roles in films such as “How to Make Love to a Woman,” which was based on the book by adult film star Jenna Jameson. She co-starred alongside Jason Behr in the 2009 independent film “The Last International Playboy,” portraying the character Ozzy, a drug addict.
A significant career milestone occurred on December 5, 2014, when Ritter was selected to take on the titular role in the Marvel Television series “Jessica Jones.” In the series, she portrayed a former superhero who transitions into a private investigator. The casting decision received high praise from executive producer and show-runner Melissa Rosenberg, who noted that Ritter brought both the required tough demeanor and vulnerability to the role.
To prepare for her role as Jessica Jones, Ritter delved into the comic book source material and expressed her enthusiasm for collaborating with women in the industry. The first season of the series, comprising all 13 episodes, premiered on Netflix on November 20, 2015.
Ritter later revisited the character when she appeared in “The Defenders” alongside Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock / Daredevil, Mike Colter as Luke Cage, and Finn Jones as Danny Rand / Iron Fist. She also returned for the second season of “Jessica Jones” in 2018, making her directorial debut by directing an episode in the third season of the show.
Krysten Ritter Movies and Tv Shows
- Love & Death
- Marvel’s Jessica Jones
- Breaking Bad
- Don’t Trust the B**** in Apartment 23
- El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
- She’s Out of My League
- Gilmore Girls
- The Defenders
- Confessions of a Shopaholic
- The Blacklist
- Mona Lisa Smile
Krysten Ritter Net Worth
Ritter has an estimated annual Net worth of $ 8 million to $ 15 million earned from her career as an Actress.
Krysten Ritter Love & Death
Ritter stars in the HBO Max miniseries Love & Death as Sherry Cleckler, a friend of Candy Montgomery (Elizabeth Olsen), the housewife accused of murdering her friend Betty Gore (Lily Rabe). Cleckler is a confident and outgoing woman who is always up for a good time. She is also a close confidante of Candy’s, and she is one of the few people who knows about Candy’s affair with Allan Gore (Jesse Plemons).
Cleckler plays an important role in the miniseries, as she is both a witness to Candy’s behavior and a source of support for her. She is also one of the few people who tries to understand Candy’s motives and to see her as a complex human being, rather than a one-dimensional villain.