Born on March 3, 1982, to parents Kimberly and Jonathan Biel, Jessica Biel landed her first feature film in 1997 as Peter Fonda‘s granddaughter in the drama Ulee’s Gold. She gained further recognition for her role as Mary Camden in the family drama series 7th Heaven, which ran from 1996 to 2006.
Biel went on to appear in films including The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003), The Illusionist (2006), Next (2007) and Total Recall (2012). In 2017, she served as both executive producer and star of the limited drama series The Sinner, for which she received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie. Biel also starred in the 2022 biographical crime drama miniseries Candy as real-life axe murderer Candy Montgomery.
The actress married Justin Timberlake in October 2012 after five years of on-and-off dating. They share two sons: Silas, born in 2015, and Phineas, born in 2020.