The renowned model, Cassandra Jean is the wife of widely popular Canadian actor, Stephen Amell. She began her career at a young age and has participated in numerous pageantries including Miss Texas Teen USA pageant, Miss Texas USA 2005 and Miss California USA 2008. The gorgeous model also competed in the reality TV series, America’s Next Top Model Season 5 hosted by Tyra Banks, which she later quit during episode 4 of the reality TV show before making it big in the film and television industry.
Her most memorable performance as an actress has been her portrayal of the role of Carolyn Jones in the TV series, Mad Men. She also found her way into the movie industry by appearing in films such as 2 Dudes and a Dream and Yellow. Other projects which she has appeared on include CSI: Miami, Hannah Montana, Arrow and many others. For more information regarding the biography, family and net worth of Stephen Amell’s wife, continue reading below.
Cassandra Jean was born as Cassandra Jean Whitehead in Houston, Texas on 5th October 1985. She has not disclosed any detail regarding her parents and siblings. For her education, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Marketing and Public Relations from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
Stephen Amell’s wife is a top model who has participated in Miss Texas Teen USA pageant from 2002 to 2004. During that time, she reached the semifinal stage of both the 2003 and 2004 edition of the competition. In addition, Jean has also gone ahead to compete in many pageantries including Miss Houston Teen USA 2003, Miss Corpus Christi 2004, Miss Texas USA 2005 and Miss California USA 2008, for which she ended up among the top 10 contestants in Miss Texas USA 2005 and emerged as the winner of Miss Corpus Christi 2004.
Furthermore, she was the first model to be chosen for the fifth season of America’s Next Top Model, a reality TV show which was hosted by Tyra Banks. However, the multi-talented model quit the reality TV show on the fourth episode as a result of the show’s request of her to cut her already short hair within a short notice. Moving forward with her modelling career, Cassandra Jean didn’t back down completely from the reality series as she went on to feature in other seasons of the reality TV series including America’s Next Top Model: Exposed, America’s Next Top Model: Where The Girls Are and The Season 5 Reunion. She then moved on to become a judge in the 2009 Miss Newport Beach pageant following her disqualification from Miss California USA 2008 due to her participation in America’s Next Top Model.
Stephen Amell’s wife has also hosted several popular events which include Miss Corpus Christi 2006, MySpace, Lucky Strike’s Bowl for a Cause and Tommy Lee’s Super Bowl XL event. As previously mentioned, Cassandra Jean has made it big in the television and film industry. She got her first break by playing a guest role in the TV show, CSI: Miami. She additionally landed quite a few television films after the success of the aforementioned TV series including landing a role in Hannah Montana. Almost soon after, she was cast in two TV shows which include portraying Pola Chesterwood in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Missy in One Tree Hill. More so, she is widely known for playing the character of Carolyn Jones in the television series, Mad Men. Interestingly, the supermodel has featured alongside her husband, Stephen Amell in the popular television series, Arrow as Nora Fries. Her other credits include NCIS: Los Angeles, CSI: NY, Hart of Dixie, Supergirl, Love and Skin, and several others.
After many years of playing different characters in films and television shows coupled with the fame and fortune made through her modelling career, it is safe to say Cassandra has accumulated an impressive net worth for herself. Coupled with the grand prize of $500,000, she won by appearing on the 1 VS 100 game show, Cassandra Jean’s financial value is reported to be around $1 million.
Cassandra Jean’s Family
Cassandra Jean is married to her longtime boyfriend, Stephen Adam Amell, a Canadian actor popularly known for portraying the character of Oliver Queen/the Green Arrow on the CW superhero series, Arrow. A wrestling fan, Stephen made appearances in WWE in 2015.
The couple solemnized their union in a private ceremony in the Caribbean on 25th December 2012 and had a second ceremony on the 26th May 2013. Cassandra and Stephen have a daughter, Mavi Alexandra Jean Amell, who was born in October 2013. The pair seems very happy with each other enjoying their blissful union with no sign of divorce.