Hometown: Staten Island, New York
Birthday: April 11
Jennifer Esposito has starred in several television series, including BLUE BLOODS on the Network, “Spin City,” “Related,” “Samantha Who?” and “Mistresses.” Her additional television credits include gust roles in “Law & Order,” “Rescue Me,” “Mercy,” “Taxi Brooklyn” and “The Affair.”
Recently, Esposito wrapped the feature film “You Get Me,” opposite Bella Thorne. Her additional film credits include “Summer of Sam,” “Crash,” “Don’t Say a Word,” “I Still Know What You Did Last Summer,” “Wes Craven Presents: Dracula 2000” and “She’s Funny That Way.”
In 2012, Esposito was diagnosed with a severe case of celiac disease. In the years following her diagnosis, she was forced to learn how to eat again and live in a world she was allergic to. She became a spokesperson for the celiac community and opened the first gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free, soy-free and refined sugar-free, allergy-friendly bakery in Manhattan, Jennifer’s Way, that ships products across the United States from the brick and mortar location.
In 2014, Esposito wrote her first book, Jennifer’s Way, which made the New York Times best beller list. Currently, she is writing her second book.
Esposito is the brand ambassador for Eclair Naturals, a gluten-free, GMO-free, soy-free, cruelty-free, vegan skin care, bath and body line of over 55 products.
A N.Y. native born in Brooklyn and raised in Staten Island, Esposito relocated to Los Angeles to film NCIS. Her birthday is April 11. Follow her on Twitter @JennifersWayJE and on Instagram @JenniferEsposito.jwaybakery.