Jodi Balfour Biography and Wiki
Jodi Balfour is a renowned South African actress best known for her role as Gladys Witham in the series Bomb Girls (2012–2013), Jack Danvers in the Apple TV+ football sitcom Ted Lasso, and Ellen Waverly Wilson in the Apple TV+ series For All Mankind. In the early 2000s, Jodi was the co-host of the South African youth television series Bling.
After graduating from Cape Town University in 2009, Jodi has worked as an actor primarily in British and Canadian film and television productions. In addition to her acting, Balfour is the co-owner of Nelson the Seagull, a coffeehouse and bake shop in the Gastown neighborhood in Vancouver, British Columbia where she is based.
Jodi Balfour Age, Birthday, and Nationality
Balfour was born on October 29, 1986, in Cape Town, South Africa. She is 36 years old and she will be celebrating her 37th birthday on October 29, 2023. She is of South African nationality.
Jodi Balfour Height
Balfour is a gorgeous actress who stands at a height of 1.7 m (5 feet 7 inches) and weighs about 58 kg (128 lbs).
Jodi Balfour Parents
Balfour was born in Cape Town, South Africa to her father Clive Balfour, and mother Wendy Smyth Balfour.
Jodi Balfour Partner/Spouse
On 30 June 2021, Jodi announced on her Instagram that she identifies as queer. She is currently engaged to Abbi Jacobson, an American comedian, actress, and writer. The two have been romantically involved since 2020.
Jodi Balfour’s Net Worth
As of September 19, 2023, Balfour has an estimated net worth of $3 million. The South African actress has earned her fortune from her successful career as an actress.
Jodi Balfour Movies & Television Shows
- Vampire (2011)
- Final Destination 5 (2011)
- The Husband (2013)
- Afterparty (2013)
- Unearthing (2015)
- Eadweard (2015)
- Almost Anything (2015)
- The Rest of Us (2019)
- Freud’s Last Session
- The Philanthropist (2009)
- Kingo (2010)
- Tower Prep (2010)
- The Sinking of the Laconia (2011)
- R. L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour: The Series (2011)
- Supernatural (20110
- V (2011)
- Sanctuary (20110
- Bomb Girls (2012)
- Bomb Girls: Facing the Enemy (2014)
- Quarry (2016)
- Rellik (2017)
- The Crown (2017)
- For All Mankind (Since 2019)
- Ted Lasso (2023)
Jodi Balfour’s Awards and Nominations
- In 2015, Balfour won a Canadian Screen Award for Best Lead Actress in a Television Film or Miniseries at the 3rd Canadian Screen Awards for her performance in the series’ follow-up television film Bomb Girls: Facing the Enemy.
- In 2014, she was nominated for the Leo Awards for Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series for her performance in the series Bomb Girls.
Jodi Balfour’s Education Background
Balfour grew up in Cape Town, South Africa where attained her lower and high school education. She then studied drama at the University of Cape Town and graduated in 2009.
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