Born in 1977 in Kinston, N.C., Emmy Award winner Jaime Pressly trained as a gymnast before switching to modeling when she was 14.
The blonde bombshell had minor film roles and graced the cover of many gentlemen’s magazines – including Playboy — before being cast in the television series Jack & Jill which aired from 1999 to 2001. In 2005, Pressly landed the part of Joy in NBC’s hit sitcom My Name Is Earl, a role that catapulted her to stardom.
The actress and Eric Cubiche, a Los Angeles DJ welcomed their first child, a son, Dezi, in May 2007. The couple split in 2008. Pressly split from her husband of 16 months, Simran Singh, in January 2011.