• Jodi Lyn O'Keefe is an American actress and former model
• She was born on October 10, 1978 in Cliffwood Beach, New Jersey
• She became known for her character as Cassidy Bridges in the series “Nash Bridges” and joined the cast of “Prison Break”
• Her net worth is over $3 million
• She dated Hollywood actor John Cusack from 2003-2009

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FactFeatured, along with Desperate Housewives (2004) star, Jesse Metcalfe, in the 3 Doors Down music video for "Let Me Go". [February 2005]

Who is Jodi Lyn O’Keefe?

Jodi Lyn O’Keefe, born on the 10th of October 1978, is an American actress and former model, who became known for her character as Cassidy Bridges in the series “Nash Bridges.” She also recently gained fame when she joined the cast of the popular series “Prison Break.”

Jodi Lyn O’Keefe’s Early Life

Born in Cliffwood Beach, New Jersey, of Czech, Irish, Polish, Swedish and Austrian decent, O’Keefe is the daughter of Noreen O’Keefe, a homemaker, and Jack O’Keefe, who worked for Merck as the director of labor relations. She has two other sisters named Jenna and Heather.O’Keefe started early in modelling and acting, the latter when just 17, which eventually meant that she missed school to the extent that she completed her study by mail.

Jodi Lyn O’Keefe’s Career

O’Keefe’s career started when she was eight, modelling for a Jeans company, which continued until her junior year of high school when she joined the soap opera “Another World.” In 1996, O’Keefe achieved a career breakthrough when she joined the cast of the new TV series entitled “Nash Bridges,” playing the role of Cassidy Bridges, daughter of the title character played by Don Johnson. The success of the show persuaded her and her mother to move to Hollywood, but she also eventually continued her schooling by mail. She stayed with the show until its finale in 2001, and became a household name because of the show’s success. The show not only helped elevate her career, but also her net worth.

While still in “Nash Bridges”, O’Keefe also ventured into the world of movies, and in 1998 debuted in the film “Halloween H20: 20 Years Later.” She continued on, starring in other films including “Whatever it Takes”, “Devil in The Flesh 2”, and “She’s All That.” Her various movie projects also helped increase her wealth.

O’Keefe guest starred in various television series too, including “Dharma & Greg”, “Two and a Half Men”, “Charmed”, “The Big Bang Theory”, and “Tru Calling.” Eventually she scored another regular role, when she joined the cast of “Prison Break” playing the role of Gretchen Morgan, a role which she reprised in the television movie “Prison Break: The Final Break” in 2009.

O’Keefe has continued appearing in other shows, including “Law & Order: LA”, “Castle”, and a recurring role in the hit series “The Vampire Diaries” beginning in 2014. Today, O’Keefe has recently appeared in the series “Hit the Floor,” and her success in the world of television certainly established her career, and also tremendously increased her net worth.

Jodi Lyn O’Keefe’s Net Worth

As of 2018 and based on authoritative sources, O’Keefe’s net worth is reported to be over $3 million, acquire from her success in both movie and television, now comprising over 50 titles.

Jodi Lyn O’Keefe’s Personal Life

In terms of her personal life, O’Keefe is single and has not been married yet. Beginning in 2003, she was known to have dated Hollywood actor John Cusack, and their relationship lasted for six years, since when she has been private about her dating life.

General Info

Full NameJodi Lyn O'Keefe
Height1.78 m
ProfessionActor, Model, Entrepreneur, Fashion Designer
EducationSt. John Vianney High School, Saint John Vianney School


ParentsNoreen O'Keefe, Jack O'Keefe
SiblingsHeather O'Keefe, Jenna O'Keefe


AwardsYoung Hollywood Award for Best Bad Girl
NominationsTeen Choice Award for Choice Hissy Fit: Film
MoviesHalloween H20: 20 Years Later, She's All That, The Crow: Salvation, Whatever It Takes, Devil in the Flesh 2, Red Rover, The Mummy an' the Armadillo, Vampires: Out for Blood, Three Wise Guys, Venice Underground, Prison Break: The Final Break, Soul Fire Rising, Class, Exposed, The Frozen Ground, The 1...
TV ShowsPrison Break, Nash Bridges, Another World, Hit the Floor, The 12th Man

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1Starring in Prison Break (2005), season #3-#4, as "Gretchen Morgan" (37 episodes, 2007-2009). [2007]
2Featured, along with Desperate Housewives (2004) star, Jesse Metcalfe, in the 3 Doors Down music video for "Let Me Go". [February 2005]
3The youngest of three sisters.
4Has Irish, Czech, Austrian, Polish and Swedish ancestry.
5Has played patrol officers with the San Francisco Police on both Nash Bridges (1996) and The Evidence (2006).
6Has filmed 2 movies at Torrance High School, She's All That (1999) and Whatever It Takes (2000).
7Studied tap and ballet.
8Prefers kickboxing to stairmasters to keep in shape.
9Listens to everything from Antonio Vivaldi to Nirvana.
10Likes to paint Tea Cups and give them away as gifts.
11Attended a co-ed Catholic school.




Hit the Floor2014-2016TV SeriesLionel Davenport
Lucifer2016TV SeriesRonnie
The Vampire Diaries2014-2015TV SeriesDr. Jo Laughlin
Untitled Wall Street Project2014TV MovieRiley Simms
Merry Ex-Mas2014Ashley Williams
The Frozen Ground2013Chelle Ringell
The Exes2013TV SeriesHot Female Employee
Whisper of Fear2013TV MovieJulia Whitman
A Nanny's Revenge2012TV MovieGina Wright
Castle2012TV SeriesKristina Cottera
The Finder2012TV SeriesLisa
Two and a Half Men2004-2011TV SeriesIsabella Gail
Law & Order: LA2011TV SeriesJenn Mackie
Exposed2011TV MovieEmily Bennett
Class2010TV MovieKylie Burch
Lost2010TV SeriesAva
Soul Fire Rising2009ShortLilith Reborn
Prison Break2007-2009TV SeriesGretchen Morgan Susan B. Anthony
Prison Break: The Final Break2009VideoGretchen Morgan
The Big Bang Theory2009TV SeriesMikayla
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 - Uprising2009Video GameKelly Weaver
The Call2007TV MovieJenna 'Kinky' Kincaid
American Identity2007ShortLyndsey Simpson
Raines2007TV SeriesAngelina Billings
CSI: NY2007TV SeriesMelodee Constanza
Criminal Minds2006TV SeriesAgt. Amanda Gilroy
The Evidence2006TV SeriesOfficer Jackie Kazaris
The 12th Man2006TV MovieLindsay
Adopted2005TV MovieRachel Rabinowitz
Three Wise Guys2005TV MovieMary Ann Davidson
Eve2005TV SeriesLucy
Boston Legal2004-2005TV SeriesNora Jacobs
Venice Underground2005Tyler
Charmed2004TV SeriesSpider Demon
The Help2004TV SeriesBecky Wiggins
Out for Blood2004VideoLayla Simmons
Mummy an' the Armadillo2004Jackie
Tru Calling2004TV SeriesCandace Aimes
The Pool at Maddy Breaker's2003TV Movie
Red Rover2003Kylie Logan
George Lopez2002TV SeriesCampbell
Falling in Love in Pongo Ponga2002ShortShawnee
Dharma & Greg2002TV SeriesSimone
Nash Bridges1996-2001TV SeriesCassidy Bridges
Teacher's Pet2000Debbie Strand
Whatever It Takes2000Ashley
The Crow: Salvation2000Lauren Randall
She's All That1999Taylor Vaughan
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later1998Sarah
Another World1995TV SeriesMaggie Cory


VH1 Big in 2015 with Entertainment Weekly2015TV SpecialHerself
This Week in Hollywood2015TV SeriesHerself
Surah Online2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHerself
Halloween H20: Blood Is Thicker Than Water - The Making of Halloween H202013Video documentary short
Fashion News Live2007TV SeriesHerself
Halloween: 25 Years of Terror2006Video documentaryHerself
The 26th Annual People's Choice Awards2000TV SpecialHerself
Whatever It Takes: Making-Of Featurette2000Video documentary shortHerself / Ashley
Happy Hour1999TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Whatever It Takes: Deleted Scenes2000Video shortAshley


Won Awards

2000Young Hollywood AwardYoung Hollywood AwardsBest Bad GirlShe's All That (1999)

Nominated Awards

2000Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsFilm - Choice Hissy FitWhatever It Takes (2000)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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