Jennifer Freeman

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Jennifer Freeman
Jennifer Nicole Freeman

(1985-10-20) October 20, 1985 (age 35)
Years active2000–present
Known forNeutrogena spokesmodel
My Wife and Kids (2001–2005)
You Got Served (2004)
Spouse(s)Earl Watson (2009–2015)

Jennifer Nicole Freeman is an American actress, often credited as Jennifer N. Freeman. She is best known for playing the role of Claire Kyle in the sitcom My Wife and Kids 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 in the ABC sitcom My Wife and Kids.[1][2] She has also made guest appearances on television (such as the shows 7th Heaven, Switched, One on One, and The OC). She is a spokesmodel for the Neutrogena skin care products company.

Freeman's television credits include My Wife and Kids, 7th Heaven, All That, Lizzie McGuire, Disney's Even Stevens and Disney movie Surfers. Her movie credits include feature roles in Johnson Family Vacation, You Got Served[1] and Mercy Street. She also appeared in the movies The Seventies and the independent film The Visit. Her stage credits include the Los Angeles 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]

She was born in Long Beach, California, to an African American mother (a registered nurse) and Jewish father.[citation needed] She has twin sisters.[4][irrelevant citation]

Freeman and basketball player Earl Watson married early in 2009.[5] They have a daughter together.[6] In August 2010 they separated, and briefly reconciled in 2011,[7] before divorcing in March 2015.[8]



Year Title Role Notes
2000 The '70s Ceta Kid #2 TV movie
2000 The Visit Young Felicia
2004 You Got Served Liyah
2004 Johnson Family Vacation Jill
2006 Mercy Street Emily
2008 Jada Jasmine
2008 The Caretaker Sonya
2010 Falling Away Emily
2017 True to the Game Lita


Year Title Role Notes
2000 7th Heaven Joan "Help!" (Season 5, episode 2)
2000 Even Stevens Chloe "After Hours" (Season 1, episode 13)
2001 Lizzie McGuire Alix "Pool Party" (Season 1, episode 4)
2001–2005 My Wife and Kids Claire Kyle Season 2–5, 110 episodes
2003 Switched! "Jennifer And Aubrey"
2005 The O.C. Student "The Shape of Things to Come" (Season 3, episode 2)
2006 One on One Alicia "Recipe for Disaster" (Season 5, episode 17)
2007 The 1/2 Hour News Hour Episode #1.15
2013–2016 Real Husbands of Hollywood S01E09, S02E12, S03E13, S04E10
2017 Tales Ashley "A Story to Tell" (Season 1, episode 3)


  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
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  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-04-07. Retrieved 2016-03-28.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "2012–13 Utah Jazz media guide" (PDF). p. 71. Retrieved May 20, 2013.
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