Jennie Garth is an American actress who skyrocketed to stardom with her role as Kelly Taylor on Beverly Hills, 90210. The show became a ratings juggernaut, lasting 10 seasons, and remains one of the most successful and iconic television series ever produced.
An avid designer, DIY-er, and decorator; In 2014 Jennie highlighted her experience in The Jennie Garth Project, a 10 part, HGTV series that followed her as she personally designed and renovated a dated Hollywood Hills home for her family to live in. Other non scripted shows include the 2012 reality series A Little Bit Country for CMT and the 2007 season of Dancing with the Stars, (where she made it through to the semi-finals),
That same year Jennie added the title of author to her resume, releasing her first memoir, Deep Thoughts From a Hollywood Blonde, and starred in and Executive Produced the ABC Family comedy series Mystery Girls in which she re-teamed with her 90210 alum, Tori Spelling. The show follows two former detective TV show starlets as they start an agency to solve real life crimes.
Her comedy debut was actually back in 2002, where she starred as the straight-laced sister of Amanda Bynes in the WB's What I Like About You. The series concluded in 2006 after a four season run.
Jennie has also starred in seventeen television movies over the years including the 2013 ABC Family holiday comedy Holidaze and the 2012 Lifetime film The Eleventh Victim (based on the best-selling novel by Nancy Grace). Most recently, Jennie stars as Abby Reynolds in A Time To Dance which is based on Karen Kingsbury’s #1 New York Times Bestselling novel. A Time To Dance premiered in May 2016 on Hallmark.
Jennie has long been an advocate for heart health, having been the national spokesperson for the American Heart Association's ‘Go Red for Women’ and more recently her work in support of The Heart Foundation. The Heart Foundation's mission is to save lives by educating the public about heart disease, promoting early detection, and supporting the research of world-renowned cardiologist Dr. P.K. Shah. Additionally, Jennie is a supporter of Feeding America, Kids Vision for Life, Stand Up To Cancer, and Water4.
Jennie recently partnered with Emmy award-winning producer Bryan Scott to launch Not So Dumb Blonde, a media company producing scripted and unscripted programming. Jennie and her husband, Dave Abrams, currently reside in Los Angeles along with Jennie’s daughters, Luca Bella, Lola Ray, and Fiona Eve.