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Jena Sims is a multi-talented American personality known for her work as an actress, model, beauty pageant titleholder, and philanthropist. In addition to her various pursuits, she is also the wife of professional golfer Brooks Koepka.
Jena first made waves in the beauty pageant world when she has crowned ‘Miss Georgia Teen USA 2007’ and represented Georgia in the ‘Miss Teen USA 2007’ pageant.
As an actress, Jena is best known for her starring role in the debut film ‘Attack of the 50-Foot Cheerleader’. In the film, she portrayed the main character of cheerleader and science nerd Cassie.
She has also appeared in other notable roles, such as Dr. Laura Thomas in the made-for-television video ‘3-Headed Shark Attack’, and NATO Delegate Lee in the movies ‘Sharknado: Heart of Sharkness’ and ‘Sharknado 5: Global Swarming’.
Additionally, she has had guest roles on several popular T.V. series, including ‘The Vampire Diaries,’ ‘Entourage,’ ‘Dexter,’ and ‘One Tree Hill.’
In addition to her successful career in entertainment, Jena also runs a non-profit organization that hosts the ‘Pageant of Hope’ for children with cancer and other disadvantages.
Her dedication to philanthropy is admirable, and she has used her platform to make a positive impact on the lives of others.
|Real Name||Jena Michelle Sims|
|Date of birth||December 30th, 1988|
|Place of birth||Winder, GA|
|Eye color||dark brown|
Jena Sims Early Life
Jena Michelle Sims was born in Winder, Georgia, USA, on December 30, 1988. She completed her high school education at Winder-Barrow High School in 2007.
Jena initially pursued a degree in International Business at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, but later decided to relocate to Hollywood, California, to pursue modeling and acting.
Jena Sims Early Career
Jena Sims was a beauty pageant contestant during her teenage years, earning the title ‘Miss Georgia Junior National Teenager’ in 2004 and ‘Miss Junior National Teenager’ in 2005.
In August 2007, Jena represented Georgia in the ‘Miss Teen USA 2007’ pageant, televised live in Pasadena, California. This appearance helped launch her career in modeling and acting, and she secured uncredited roles in popular television shows like ‘Entourage’ and ‘Dexter’ in 2010.
However, Jena’s big break in entertainment came in 2012 when she landed the lead role of Cassie in the film ‘Attack of the 50-Foot Cheerleader’.
She has since starred alongside well-known actors such as Morgan Freeman, Robert De Niro, and Jeremy Renner in movies like ‘Last Vegas’ and ‘Kill the Messenger.’ She has also appeared in several ‘Sharknado’ movie films.
Jena Sims Professional Career
Jena Sims has a history of winning beauty pageants, from her crowning as Miss Georgia Junior National Teenager in 2004. She continued to win titles, becoming Miss Junior National Teenager in 2005 and ultimately winning the Miss Georgia Teen USA 2007 title in 2006.
Sims has also pursued a career in acting, with her film debut in Attack of the 50 Foot Cheerleader in 2012 and appearances in television series like Entourage. In August 2017, she appeared in Sharknado 5.
Additionally, Sims runs a non-profit organization called the Pageant of Hope, which hosts pageants for kids with cancer and other disadvantages in various states such as Georgia, Tennessee, New York, Michigan, Wisconsin, and California.
Jena Sims Family
During her teenage years, Jena was a cheerleader for six years and had over 15 years of experience as a dancer. She currently lives in Sherman Oaks, California.
Interestingly, Jena’s father is a skilled golfer, which has led her to develop an understanding of the sport and even dabble in it herself. Unfortunately, her mother’s profession is unknown yet.
Jena Sims Physical Appearance
Jena Sims has a height of approximately 173 centimeters, which is equivalent to 1.73 meters or 5 feet and 8 inches. Her weight is around 56 kilograms or 123 pounds. She has a well-proportioned figure with measurements of 35-26-35. Jena’s eye color is dark brown, and she has brown hair.
Jena Sims Relationships
Jena Sims dated actor Robert Buckley, who starred in the T.V. shows ‘Lipstick Jungle’ and ‘One Tree Hill,’ in 2011. However, the relationship was brief, and they broke up in 2012 after around ten and a half months together.
Later on, Jena met pro golfer Brooks Koepka while attending the 2015 Masters Tournament on Hole 7, although she doesn’t remember the details of their meeting as well as Brooks does.
At the time, Brooks was in a relationship with soccer player Becky Edwards, so they remained friends but did not pursue a romantic relationship.
In December 2016, Brooks and Becky ended their relationship, and he and Jena started dating. She often traveled with him to attend his high-profile golf tournaments and shared pictures of them on social media.
In the spring of 2021, the couple became engaged and they tied the knot in Turks and Caicos in June of 2022.
Jena Sims Net Worth
Jena Michelle Sims reportedly has a net worth of $2 million. She was born in Winder, Georgia, and received her education there. After dropping college, she pursued a career in Hollywood. Her interest in modeling began at an early age.