- Date of Birth:
- January 8, 1976
- Las Vegas
Jenny Lewis (born Jennifer Diane Lewis in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 8, 1976) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actress. She is best known as the front woman for the indie rock band Rilo Kiley and her three solo albums. Prior to launching her music career in 1998, Jenny made a name for herself as a child actor appearing in several film roles including the 1989 cult classic Troop Beverly Hills and a role in the ’90s parable Pleasantville,along with TV spots on such shows as Golden Girls, Baywatch, Growing Pains and Roseanne. Jenny released her third studio album, The Voyager, on July 29, 2014.
Best Known For:
Jenny Lewis is best known as the front woman for the indie band Rilo Kiley and as part of the duo Jenny & Johnny, which also featured Johnathan Rice.
Jenny Lewis was born in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her mother, Linda, was a professional singer, and her father, Eddie Gordon, was a member of the Harmonica Gang. In 1998, Jenny joined Rilo Kiley, which was started by her then-boyfriend Blake Sennet. Jenny was also linked to bandmate Johnathan Rice, with whom she frequently collaborates. In October 2015, Jenny was also romantically linked to actor Bill Murray.