Jessalyn Gilsig is a renowned actress who is well-known for playing the role of Siggy Haraldson on the History Channel series, Vikings. Similarly, she is also famous as Lauren Davis in Boston Public, Gina Russo in Nip/Tuck, and Terri Schuester in Glee.

Jessalyn married to a handsome boyfriend named, Bobby Salomon who is a film producer. They have a daughter from their relationship named Penelope Salomon.

Jessalyn Early Life and Education

Jessalyn Sarah Gilsing was born on November 30, 1971, in Montreal, Quebec. She is a daughter of a writer and translator mother, Claire Gilsig and an engineer father, Toby Gilsig. Reviewing the nationality of this beautiful woman, Jessalyn is Canadian and belongs to white ethnicity.

Jessalyn first attended the McGill University and graduated from there with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Having an interest in acting, she then joined at Harvard University to develop her advance acting skills.

Jessalyn Career

The talented woman began his acting at the age of 12 for a National Film Board of Canada production, Masquerade. There she did a voice work. Afterward, she moved to New York City to pursue the on-screen acting career. Jessalyn appeared in the film Jacknife in the year of 1989. Following her acting passion, she subsequently made an appearance in the several films as well as television series.

So far, Jasalyn has acted different role for numerous series and films till the date. Some of them are listed below.


  • The Horse Whisperer- 1998
  • Quest for Camelot- 1998
  • Chicks with Sticks- 2004
  • Flood- 2007
  • Prom Night- 2008
  • The Stepfather- 2009
  • About Fifty- 2011, etc.

Television series

  • The Little Flying Bears- 1991
  • Gulliver’s Travels- 1992
  • To Have & to hold- 1998
  • Seven Days- 1999
  • The Practice- 1999
  • Snoops- 2000
  • Haunted- 2002
  • Imaginary Bitches- 2008
  • The Good Wife- 2013
  • Evil Men- 2015 and so on

The beautiful woman Jessalyn became the eye of the public after appearing on the television series Vikings. There she portrayed her role along with several popular actors such as Travis Fimmel, Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen, Gustaf Skarsgard, Alexander Ludwig and so on.

Youtube: Television series actress, Jessalyn Gilsig talking about the Vikings.

At present, she seems focused on her acting career and is working for her upcoming movies.

Jessalyn Gilsig Personal Life

Jessalyn married her long-term boyfriend Bobby Solomon who is a film producer. Her boyfriend was the football team quarterback. The couple started dating each other since the time of their high school. The dated several years and got married on January 1, 2005, in a traditional Jewish Wedding. They have a daughter named, Penelope who was born on September 26, 2006.

former Wife and husband, Jessalyn Gilsig and Bobby Solomon. former Wife and husband, Jessalyn Gilsig and Bobby Solomon.

The couple was spending a quality of time together. However,  the tragic end came into their life which led them to divorce. They got divorced on September 8, 2010. Since then, Jessalyn has been living a single life. Up to date, she has not bruited in any love affairs and neither any rumor or news of her extra relationship is floated in the air.

Jessalyn Net Worth

The beautiful and talented, Jessalyn earns a handsome amount of salary from her acting professions. As of now, she has played different roles in many movies and television series and from there she has accumulated thousands of dollars. As of 2017, her net worth is believed at around $3 million.