Jenna Elfman AKA Jennifer Mary Butala is an actress and producer from the United States. She was born in Los Angeles, California, on September 30, 1971, and is the youngest of Sue Butala and Richard Butala’s three children. Her mother mostly took care of the house, and her father was an executive at Hughes Aircraft. On the father’s side, the family was Roman Catholic and had Croatian roots.
Elfman’s training in ballet and dance enabled her to launch a successful professional career. She started making appearances in music videos for bands and artists like Chris Isaak, Anthrax, and Depeche Mode. In 1994, she also went on tour with ZZ Top as a “Legs Girl.”
Elfman has had numerous nominations and wins in awards during the course of her career. She won the 1998 Golden Apple Award for Female Discovery of the Year, the 1999 Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, the 1999 and 2000 TV Guide Awards for Favorite Actress in a Comedy for the same show, and the 1998 Golden Apple Award for Female Discovery of the Year. Additionally, she has been nominated for awards at the TCA Awards, American Comedy Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, and Satellite Awards.
Jenna’s private life is as steady and encouraging as her professional one. Jenna is married to Bodhi Elfman. Read on for a deeper look at her private life.
Meet Jenna Elfman’s Husband, Bodhi Elfman
Jenna is married to Bodhi Elfman since February 18, 1995. The couple has two lovely kids together.
Bodhi Pine Elfman is an American actor, director, producer, and writer for movies. He has played some popular TV characters, such as “Avram Hader” in “Touch,” “Peter Lewis/Mr. Scratch” in “Criminal Minds,” and “Londo Pearl” in the American science fiction TV show “Freedom.” Elfman has also been in a few movies, though only in small parts.
Some of the movies he has been in are “Mercury Rising,” “Collateral,” “Godzilla,” “The Mod Squad,” “Keeping the Faith,” “Gone in 60 Seconds,” and “Armageddon.” He is the son of the famous movie director Richard Elfman.
How Jenna And Bodhi Met Each Other? The Beginning Of Journey For Charity Events
Jenna met her future husband, Bodhi Elfman when they were both trying out for a Sprite commercial in February 1991. Before they got married in 1995, they dated for four years. Her husband was Jewish, but when he met Elfman, who was raised Roman Catholic, he was a practicing Scientologist.
After they met, he told her about the Church of Scientology, and Elfman also decided to join. Since then, Elfman has been involved in a number of church projects.
She was the main speaker at the Human Rights Hero Award event, which was put on by Youth for Human Rights International and Artists for Human Rights, two groups with ties to Scientology.
She and Charlie Sheen also co-hosted a charity event for the New York Rescue Workers Detoxification Project in 2008, which was linked to Scientology.
Elfman has also done a number of things to raise money for charity, such as hosting a comedy show for charity, taking part in a telethon, and donating her time to an auction. She also took part in the Read Across America program of the National Education Association and raised money for the Environmental Working Group. She is on the Dizzy Feet Foundation’s Board of Directors.