Mar. 31st, 1985
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Jessica Szohr's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2010 - Piranha
2009 - Fired Up!
Guest TV Roles
Jessica Karen Szohr (born March 31, 1985) is an American actress of Hungarian and African American descent. She is best known for playing Vanessa Abrams on Gossip Girl. Szohr (pronounced "Zoar") was discovered at age 17, when she began working as a Kohl's Department Store model.
Szohr has had appearances in many TV shows including: Somebody Help Me, CSI: Miami, House at the End of the Drive, The Reading Room, That's So Raven, Joan of Arcadia, Drake & Josh, What I Like About You, Uncle Nino and My Wife And Kids, as well as acting in the video, "Over You," by Daughtry. Her current permanent role is as Vanessa on Gossip Girl. She is also best friends with Rumer Willis.
- Graduated from Menomonee Falls High School, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.
- Is of Hungarian and African-American descent.
- Did print modeling for Kohl's Department Store during high school.