Jamie Hector is the face behind “American Ancestry” and the popular TV series “The Wire”. From the Violent Shooting in the wife’s baby shower to the stories of his carrier, everything about Jamie Hector is an exciting tale. Let’s dig into the life of Jamie Hector and his wife, Jennifer Amilia.
Jamie Hector’s Wife Jennifer Amilia, and Their Kids
Jamie Hector has been married to his wife, Jennifer Amilia, for a long time. Jennifer Amilia, a wedding planner and event designer, is a very creative and kind-hearted person. She has established a company named Jennifer Amelia Events, LLC.
Amilia and her husband have been in a relationship since the year 2005. On August 22, 2006, they got married in an intimate ceremony with only a few people.
A couple of years later, in 2009, Jennifer was pregnant with their first daughter. After a short while, she gave birth to their second daughter. Jamie once said that his girls are his reason for living.
Mass Shooting at His Baby Shower Party in 2009
Back on July 12, 2009, Jamie and Jennifer hosted a baby shower for their first child. That’s when this tragic incident happened in New York. The party turned into a gun battle when a gatecrasher came to their house and started firing. Fifty bullets from two guns were fired at a time. A teenager was killed, and many were injured in the shooting. Rumours said that the firing was done for one target, which the attackers later followed to the hospital. It is said that Jamie was not present in the home at that time.
On the next day, Jamie stated, “I would clarify that the firing did not occur in my house, and my family/ guest is not involved in the case”.
The police didn’t find the man behind the shooting.
Jamie Hector Net Worth
Jamie Hector is a successful actor with many hit movies over the years. In all these years, he has made a net worth of about $ 2 million. Also, his wife Jennifer is a working woman who contributes to the family expenses.
Age, Height and Bio
Jamie, now 46, was born on October 7, 1975. He was born as the youngest of his six siblings and raised in Brooklyn, New York. This 183cm tall, dark and handsome man belongs to the Haitian ethnicity. Jamie completed his education in filmography from Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute.
Jamie started his acting carrier in 1998 from a movie named “He Got Game”. But the real fame rose as Marlo Stanfield, a drug kingpin in the crime TV show “The Wire”. After that, he did some terrific movie as “Paid In Full In”, “Max Payne” and more.
Jamie is also into social work; his NGO trains drama and dance to the youth. He also helped the people who suffered from an earthquake in Haiti. With good acting skills and a big heart, Jamie is definitely a real-life hero.