Jenn Korbee

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Jennifer Korbee
Jenn Korbee live 2017.jpg
Background information
Birth name Jennifer Kristen Peterson-Hind
Also known as Jenn Korbee
Born (1980-05-24) 24 May 1980 (age 36)
Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Actress, singer
Years active 2002–present
Associated acts Hi-5

Jennifer Korbee is an American singer/songwriter and actress.


Korbee was born in Madison, Wisconsin. Upon receiving her Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in musical theatre from the University of Cincinnati – College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), she moved to New York City and was cast in a regional production of the Off-Broadway musical The Marvelous Wonderettes.[1]

In 2002, Korbee was cast in the children's show Hi-5 in the role of "Jenn". The show was filmed in Sydney, Australia. Other cast members include Kimee Balmilero, Karla Cheatham-Mosley, Curtis Cregan, and Shaun Taylor-Corbett. Korbee has been cast as Cathy in the musical adaptation of Wuthering Heights, written by Mark Ryan.[2] She has also appeared in productions of the professional regional theatre company American Folklore Theatre.[3]

Korbee was a participant on the eighth season of American Idol,[4] eliminated at the final judgment following a sing-off with Kristen McNamara. In the group rounds she sang with her husband Tom Korbee, disqualified semifinalist Joanna Pacitti, and the eventual runner-up Adam Lambert

She appeared as the newscaster in the film Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer starring Heather Graham which was released in 2011.[5]

She formed the duo Korbee in 2014. In 2016, Korbee released single 'Hey Child' produced by David Garcia and Executive Produced by Mark Endert which debuted to over 400,000 streams on Spotify.[6]


Her duo, Korbee (formed in 2014), released single 'Hey Child' produced by David Garcia and Mark Endert which debuted to over 500,000 streams on Spotify.

Personal Life[edit]

In 2006 she married Tom Korbee, whom she met as a student at the University of Cincinnati. She has two younger siblings, Melissa and Justin. The latter is one half of the songwriting/performing duo "Justin and Tomek".





  1. ^ "The Capital Times". Retrieved July 30, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Wurthering Heights Musical Website". Retrieved July 30, 2010. 
  3. ^ "American Folklore Theatre website". Retrieved July 30, 2010. 
  4. ^ "American Idol website". December 6, 2008. 
  5. ^ "Internet Movie Database for Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer". Retrieved July 30, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Bio — Korbee". 

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