Who is Jes Macallan?
Jes Macallan was born on 9 August 1982 under the zodiac sign of Leo, in Sarasota, Florida USA. She is a 39-year-old actress and director, probably best recognized for landing the role of Josslyn Carver in the ABC mystery drama soap opera “Mistresses” (2013-2016), and featuring as Ava Sharpe in The CW’s time travel superhero series “DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow” (2017-present).
How rich is she, as of now? Jes Macallan Net Worth
As of mid-2022, Jes Macallan’s net worth is estimated at over $3 million, acquired through her successful involvement in the world of entertainment. She has worked on more than 20 television and film acting credits since she launched her career back in 2008.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion
Jes Macallan spent her early years in her hometown of Sarasota, where she was raised with three younger brothers and three younger sisters by their father Kenneth Liszewski, and mother whose name is unknown; the professions of her parents aren’t revealed to the public. She holds American nationality, and belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group – she’s of very mixed Polish, Irish, Slovak, Italian, English and Lithuanian ancestry. She’s a Christian.
Regarding her education, Jes started studying dance at the age of three, and she was eventually offered a college scholarship, but quit due to tuition fees, and a torn knee. She later obtained her degree in International Business from the University of Florida, and also studied abroad at the prestigious Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. She then spent some time working as a model, before she became interested in acting, and attended an intensive acting program at New York City’s Maggie Flanigan Studio.
Reading all of your beautiful comments about what LOT means to you and how much you all care about the show and I’m just so so so grateful. Thank you for supporting us! We are forever a Legends family no matter what happens! 💙 #RenewLegendsOfTomorrow https://t.co/VNhAu2W678
— Jes Macallan (@jesmacallan) April 13, 2022
Jes Macallan launched her professional acting career in 2008, making her debut appearance as Dustee in the comedy film “Ocean’s 7-11”, which was co-written and directed by Tim Calandrello. Later that year, she landed the support roles of a woman in bed in the sex comedy film “One, Two, Many”, and Sandy in the comedy film “Identity Crisis”. The following year, she played an American newscaster in the action crime film “Hired Gun”, alongside Shane Daniel Wood and Michael Madsen, and featured as a cocktail waitress in the comedy-drama film “Behaving Badly”, directed by Juan Drago.
Her debut TV appearance came in 2011, when she appeared as Tammy in the episode “Casey Casden” of the Showtime comedy-drama series “Shameless”. During the same year, she guest-starred as Rachel in the episode “Affairs” of the Lifetime police procedural drama series “The Protector”, and also as Cassie in two episodes of the FX Western crime drama series “Justified”. Also in 2011, she played Kelsey in the short comedy film “The Football Fairy”, and was cast as Ali in the comedy film “Being Bin Laden”, along with Steven Weber, Dan O’Brien and Rachael Harris.
Rise to Fame
In 2012, Jes Macallan landed the supporting roles of Hillary in the episode “Hope For The Hopeless” of the Golden Globe Award-winning ABC medical drama series “Grey’s Anatomy”, and Megan Stevens in the episode “Blye, K., Part 2” of the highly popular CBS action series “NCIS: Los Angeles”. Later that year, she made a guest appearance as Susan Voight in the episode “One Man’s Death” of the Cinemax anthology series “Femme Fatales”, and also featured as Kelly Mitchell in the made-for-TV comedy film “Crash & Burn”, alongside Lee Majors and Lance Krall.
She came to prominence in 2013, when she joined the main cast of the ABC mystery drama soap opera “Mistresses”, in which she starred as Josslyn Carver for four seasons, sharing the screen with such actors as Alyssa Milano, Rochelle Aytes, and Yunjin Kim until it was canceled in 2016; the series was developed by K. J. Steinberg, based on the British series of the same title. Concurrently, she continued to work on other projects – in 2014, she starred in the role of Erica in the romantic drama film “Kiss Me”, along with Sarah Bolger and Emily Osment, and had the lead part of Elizabeth May in the Lifetime mystery crime-drama film “The Mentor”.
From 2014 to 2015, Jes Macallan guest-starred as Ashley Cole in two episodes of the Fox teen medical comedy-drama series “Red Band Society”, and portrayed Claire Taylor in the horror action-adventure film “Thirst”, opposite John Redlinger. She then had the recurring role of Grace in the romantic comedy-drama web series “Relationship Status”, and featured as Carrie Tate in the made-for-TV romantic comedy film “The Engagement Clause”, both released in 2016. It was followed by her portrayal of Grace Conner in the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original film “An Uncommon Grace” in 2017.
Her next major role came later that year, when she became a series regular in The CW’s time travel superhero series “DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow”, in which she has been playing Time Bureau agent Ava Sharpe ever since. She even directed the series’ two episodes – “The Final Frame” in 2021 and “Rage Against The Machines” in 2022. Besides that, she also wrote, produced, and directed the 2019 short film “Self, E”.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Jes Macallan has long blonde-dyed hair and blue eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 9ins (1.75m), weighs around 126lbs (57kgs), with vital statistics of 33-25-35, bra size 38B, dress size 4 (US), and shoe size 10 (US).
Jes Macallan was married to famous actor Jason Gray-Stanford, who is recognized for his work on “Monk”, “A Beautiful Mind”, and “Flags Of Our Fathers”. They tied the knot at a ceremony held on 17 March 2012, but their marriage was short-lived since they separated five years later, with their divorce finalized on 20 June 2017. She then became romantically involved with her “DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow” co-star Nicholas ‘Nic’ Bishop, and they are still going strongly.
Jes is known for being an ambassador for the Best Friends Animal Society, and is also a huge supporter of the Rally For Kids with Cancer charity events, that provide support to pediatric cancer research at SickKids Hospital in Toronto, Canada.