Who is Jessica Chastain
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Jessica was born on 24th March 1977 in Sacramento, California. She is best known from Jolene, Tree of Life, Mama, Zero Dark Thirty and other movies. Jessica is dating Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo. She is vegan and has won PETA’s 2012 Sexiest Vegetarian title. She also appeared in guest roles in Agatha Christie’s Poirot and Veronica Mars series.
Jessica dated writer-director Ned Benson for four years, and after they split up in 2010, she began a relationship with Italian count Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo in 2012. The couple married on June 10, 2017, and they welcomed daughter Giulietta via a surrogate in 2018, followed by a second child in 2020. Chastain is a feminist, and in 2015, she wrote an essay about gender imbalance in the film industry for “The Hollywood Reporter.” In 2018, she worked with 300 other women in the industry to establish the “Time’s Up” initiative to protect women from sexual harassment in the workplace. Jessica has supported the Got Your 6 campaign to “connect Americans with veterans and military families in order to build relationships that will aid transition to civilian life, foster leadership, and reinvigorate American communities,” and in 2016, she joined the advisory board of We Do It Together, which is dedicated to promoting women’s empowerment through film and television. Chastain has been involved with several charities, such as Dramatic Need, To Write Love on Her Arms, and Planned Parenthood, and in 2019, she refused to work in states with strict abortion laws.
Inspirational Quotes by Jessica Chastain
"I'm going to do anything I can to be there and support any organization that empowers and creates opportunities for women."
"I don't want to be in my car all day. I love getting up in the morning in Venice and walking my dogs down to the cafe to get my tea, and then perhaps going to a bookstore and sitting and reading, then walking to the beach."
"The great thing about modern feminism is that women can define what it means to them: it can mean being ambitious, it can mean being emotional, it can mean being sensitive and compassionate and also a leader. It can mean all those things."
"I have problems because I'm very expressive, and usually red lipstick gets on my teeth and face."
"My goal is that a girl will watch 'The Martian' or 'Interstellar' and think, 'I want to be an astronaut or a quantum physicist.' It's important to show powerful women who are good at their jobs because young girls need those examples."