Jessalyn Wanlim is a Canadian actress, model, and entrepreneur known for her role in Orphan Black as Evie Cho. Orphan Black is a science fiction television series that is based on the issue of human cloning. You may also know her as Jenny Mattews on the series Workin’ Moms. The 38-year-old Jessalyn has been active in the entertainment industry since 2003. 

Jessalyn Wanlim Early Life

Jessalyn Wanlim was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, on September 3, 1982. She is a Candian with the zodiac sign of Virgo. Jessalyn's mother is from the Philippines and her father is a Chinese-American. Unfortunately, we have not got enough information about her parents and sibling at the date of writing.

Wanlim was interested in dancing rather than acting at her small age. However, at the age of just three years, she started to dance and participate in a different dancing competition. Her interest in acting career starts when she gives an audition for non-union commercials and music videos in her school days.

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Jessalyn Wanlim completed her school education at a private Christian School, Glenmore Christian Academy. She also studied at National Ballet School, where she learns ballet dance. After finishing school, she moved to New York to complete her further study.

Furthermore, Jessalyn completed her Business Administration & Marketing degree from Baruch College. She also joined Juilliard School for studying dance.


Jessalyn's acting career started in 2006 when she got the chance to play a role in All My Children's television series. After her debut television series, we saw her in a position in Gossip Girls. She got her debut film role in The Good Guy in 2008. Jessalyn's significant role came in the television series Workin’ Moms.

Some of her notable roles in movies and television series are In My Dreams, Alex Cross, Lab Rats, Scoundrels, Orphan Black, and many more. She got more famous from her role in Orphan Black and Scoundrels.

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Net Worth

Jessalyn's primary net worth depends on her acting career. Jessalyn Wanlim's net worth is estimated to be around $1 million. Nowadays she is working hard with her role in her new movies and television series, and we can predict that she will have a high net worth in the coming days.

Personal Life

Jessalyn Wanlim was in a relationship with Brett Howell before they got married. They were together for at least a year before getting married. The beautiful couple has one son together, whose name is Cameron Howell. The couple is living a happy life with each other.

Wanlim is also an animal lover and has two dogs in her home. She is also a poutine and ice cream lover. There is no rumor about her previous relationship on any media. She doesn't like to share her private information anywhere and enjoys her personal life.

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Physical Stats

Jessalyn Wanlim's age is 38 years old with a height is 5 feet 4 inches and a weight of 53 kg. She has a slim body with body measurements of 34-23-34 inches. Her waist size is 23 inches with a hips size of 34 inches.

Wanlim has beautiful black hair and brown eyes. She is a fitness lover and always tries to maintain a fit body with a proper workout and diet. 


Jessalyn Wanlim is active on social media and has personal Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter accounts. On her Instagram account, she has more than 20k followers. Similarly, she has more than 4k followers on her Twitter account, and she has more than 2300 followers on her Facebook page.

She doesn't use social media much as she is busy with her new movies and television series. As she is also a mother, she loves to enjoy her free time with her family rather than wasting her time using social media. 

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