Jennifer Freeman

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Jennifer Freeman
Jennifer Nicole Freeman

Other namesJennifer N. Freeman
Occupation(s)Actress, spokesmodel
Years active2000–present
SpouseEarl Watson (m. 2009; div. 2015)

Jennifer Nicole Freeman, often credited as Jennifer N. Freeman, is an American actress and spokesmodel. She is best known for playing the role of Claire Kyle in the sitcom My Wife and Kids (introduced in season 2) and her film roles in You Got Served (2004), and Johnson Family Vacation (2004).


Freeman is best known for playing the role of Claire Kyle (replacing Jazz Raycole) in the ABC sitcom My Wife and Kids.[1][2] She has also made guest appearances on TV such as 7th Heaven, Switched!, One on One, and The OC. Her music video appearance is B2K's "Girlfriend". She is a spokesmodel for the Neutrogena skincare.

Freeman's TV credits include My Wife and Kids, 7th Heaven, Even Stevens, and Lizzie McGuire. Her film credits include feature roles in Johnson Family Vacation, You Got Served[1] and Mercy Street. She also appeared in films such as The '70s and The Visit. Her stage credits include the L.A.-area productions of The Wiz, in which she played Dorothy, and Billa in The Gift.

Freeman began a nationwide print and television campaign as one of "the young fresh faces" of Neutrogena.[3] In 2003, TV Guide named her as one of the Top 10 Hot Teens to watch. In 2018, Freeman released a self-help book, Journey to Loving Yourself.

Personal life[edit]

Freeman married basketball player Earl Watson in early 2009.[4] They have a daughter together.[5] In August 2010 they separated, and briefly reconciled in 2011,[6] until they divorced in March 2015.[7]



Year Title Role Notes
2000 The '70s Ceta Kid #2
The Visit Young Felicia
2004 You Got Served Liyah
Johnson Family Vacation Jill
2008 The Caretaker Sonya
Jada Jasmine
2012 Falling Away Emily
2017 Before We Crash Ava Short
True to the Game Lita
2018 Throwback Holiday Jacqueline
2019 Wrongfully Accused Rashida TV movie
A Second Chance Leslie Moore
2020 The Business of Christmas Dani Franklin-Hughes
Kiss Me for Christmas Nina
Beaus of Holly Holly TV movie
2021 Twisted House Sitter Morgan
The Business of Christmas 2 Dani Franklin-Hughes
2022 Staycation Dawn Robinson
A Royal Surprise Riley Stevenson TV movie
Infamously in Love Ivy Rose TV movie
My Christmas Fiancé Maya Coleman
Aisle Be Home for Christmas Michelle TV movie


Year Title Role Notes
2000 7th Heaven Joan Episode: "Help!"
Even Stevens Chloe Episode: "After Hours"
2001 Intimate Portrait Herself Episode: "Tisha Campbell-Martin"
Lizzie McGuire Alix Episode: "Pool Party"
2001–05 My Wife and Kids Claire Kyle Main cast: season 2–5
2002 All That T.R. Yell Fan Episode: "P. Diddy"
2003 Switched! Herself Episode: "Jennifer and Aubrey"
2005 The O.C. Student Episode: "The Shape of Things to Come"
2006 One on One Alicia Episode: "Recipe for Disaster"
2007 The 1/2 Hour News Hour Herself Episode: "Episode #1.15"
2013–16 Real Husbands of Hollywood Herself Recurring cast
2017 Tales Ashley Episode: "A Story to Tell"
2019 Soulful Sundaze Herself Episode: "Identity"
2020 Pump Brianna Main cast
2021 Celebrity Family Feud Herself/Celebrity Contestant Episode: "Deon Cole vs. Tisha Campbell and Kevin Smith & Jason Mewes vs. Justin Long"
Celebrity Scene Spotlight Shelly Episode: "The Investment"
2022 The Black Hamptons Kimberly Main cast

Music videos[edit]

Year Song Artist Notes
2003 "What a Girl Wants" B2K
2019 "Obsession" TJ Jackson


  1. ^ a b Harvey, Dennis (2004) "You Got Served", Variety, January 29, 2004, retrieved 2010-01-22
  2. ^ Levin, Gary (1978 ) "ABC looking for laughs, success; 'A new generation of comedies' sought to lift the network", USA Today, January 14, 2002
  3. ^ Flass, Rebecca (2004) "Neutrogena Inks Actress to TV, Print Roles", AdWeek, March 12, 2004, retrieved 2010-01-22
  4. ^ "Jennifer Freeman and Earl Watson Wedding Photos - Celebrity Bride Guide". Archived from the original on 2016-04-07. Retrieved 2016-03-28.
  5. ^ "2012–13 Utah Jazz media guide" (PDF). p. 71. Retrieved May 20, 2013.
  6. ^ "Jennifer Freeman Attacked NBA Player Earl Watson, Divorce Papers Say".
  7. ^ "Jennifer Freeman, Earl Watson's Child Support Battle Gets Ugly | What's Good | Entertainment | Articles | Centric". Archived from the original on 2016-04-08. Retrieved 2016-07-19.

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