|Date of Birth:||1977 July 30|
|Age:||41 years old|
|spouse||Simran Singh (m. 2009–2011)-divorced|
|education||Costa Mesa High School|
|place_of_birth||Kinston, North Carolina, United States|
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Jaime Pressly is an American actress well known as Joy Turner on the television series My Name is Earl. She is also model, singer, and host.She won several awards for the series such as Emmy Awards ,Golden Globe Award and also a Screen Actors Guild Award. Starting in the entertainment field as a teenager, she hadn't look back or stopped ever since.
Jamie was born in Kinston, North Carolina.Her mother name is Brenda Sue who works as a dance instructor and her father name is James Liston Pressly who is a car salesman.She spended about 11 of her years on dancing and gymnastics.She has got two siblings Jessica and brother James Liston Pressly. Pressly studied from Costa Mesa High School in California and in that period she was going through her parents divorce problem.
At the age of 14 Pressly was on the cover of Teen Magazine and also became the official spokes model for International Cover Model Search.After that she became modelling in US as well as in Italy and Japan.She managed to travel to Japan by having herself legally emancipated from her parents.She also posed nude for the famous magazine Playboy and also appeared nude in May 2006 issue of Allure.
She even sang Fever with the band The Pussycat Dolls.She also appeared in number of music videos like Girls of Summer by Aerosmith,Marilyn Manson cover of Tainted Love etc.In 2006 she hosted first annual VH1 Rock Honors.She also starred against Robin Thicke,Joey Lauren Adams and Frances Conroy in Jimbo Lee's Abby in the Summer.
In 1997, Pressly starred as Violet in the film Poison Ivy:The New Seduction.She also starred as Audrey on the drama series Jack and Jill.She played as a gold digger Sandy Lake in the independent film Poor White Trash.She played as a motorcycle riding criminal in the movie Torque.She was ranked 8th as the "102 sexiest women in the World" by Stuff Magazine.Maxim Magazine also named her 34th on its annual list and was also featured in its gallery.She was announced as cast in lead role for Jennifer Falls as Jennifer Doyle.
Jamie also guest starred in several episodes like The Twilight Zone,Las Vegas,Night Man,Fastlane etc.Her appearance in My name is Earl as Joy Turner won the hearts of people and won awards for it.
She dated DJ Eric Calvo in 2004.They engaged after she got pregnant.She gave birth to her first child Dezi James Calvo.She announced separation with DJ Eric Calvo in 2008.In 2009 she then became engaged to Simran Singh who is entertainment lawyer.They got married in 2009 September 26.Her 2 years old son Dezi James also attended her marriage.Pressly also filed divorce from Simran Singh.
She got arrested of driving under the influence in Santa Monica, California on January 5, 2011 for which she received 3 years of informal probation.
She won Golden Nymph Award for Outstanding Actress from movie My Name is Earl in 2007.She was nominated for Denver Film Critics Society Award (DFCS) for best acting Ensemble for I Love You,Man in 2009.In 2002, she was nominated for MTV Movie Award for the Best Line in the movie Not Another Teen Movie.That line was "Oh, it's already been broughten!".In 2007 , she got nominated for two awards i.e Satellite Awards for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series and Outsatnding Performance by a Female Actor in Comedy Series of My Name is Earl.In 2008, she got nominated for Teen Choice Award for My Name is Earl.