Jessica Chastain’s incredible acting talent allows her to be successful no matter if she appears on stage, TV and in a movie. She earned SAG and Golden Globe awards along with being a nominee for Oscar and BAFTA.
Date of Birth: March 24, 1977
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Having fallen in love with acting being a little girl, Jessica Chastain started her professional path with stage acting. She made a TV debut in 2004 in Dark Shadows, which wasn’t aired, and proceeded with having parts in ER, Veronica Mars, Law & Order: Trial by Jury. However, Chastain is more famed for her feature films such as The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, Interstellar, The Martian, Crimson Peak, Miss Sloane, The Zookeeper’s Wife and Molly’s Game. Additionally, she deals with the movie production through her company Freckle Films.
Though Jessica tries to keep her personal life under wraps, we have found some interesting facts about her family.
Jessica Chastain ex-boyfriend
Ned Benson (former boyfriend)
Duration of Relationship: 2006-2010 (4 years)
Date of Birth: April 3, 1977
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Ned deals with screenwriting and directing. He got acquainted with Chastain at the Malibu Film Festival. They worked together on several projects, including The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, the part Ned wrote specifically for his girlfriend.
Jessica Chastain husband
Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo (spouse)
Duration of Marriage: since 2017 till present
Date of Birth: November 10, 1982
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gian Luca comes from a noble Italian family and holds the title of a count. He is an executive at French fashion house Moncler. Passi got romantically involved with Jessica in 2012. He popped the question on February 14, 2017, and espoused his sweetheart on June 10 in Italy. Their nuptials were visited by many famous guests, including Emily Blunt and Anne Hathaway. After that, the newlyweds spent a honeymoon in Zimbabwe. In a year, they welcomed a daughter. In March 2020, the spouses were spotted with two kids though they still didn’t make any announcement about the newest addition to their family.
A curious fact: Chastain didn’t plan to marry until she met Gian Luca.
Jessica Chastain children
Giulietta Passi Chastain (daughter with Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo)
Date of Birth: April 4, 2018
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Giulietta was born by a surrogate mother and her birth was kept secret for several months. Jessica protects the kid’s privacy and doesn’t share any information about the girl. However, the happy mom shared a photo of Giulietta’s hand holding a ring when she was almost one year old.
Name Unknown (child with Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo)
Date of Birth: January-March 2020
The couple was caught with two babies on March 25, 2020 in Santa Monica, California. Nothing more is known.
Jessica Chastain parents
Michael Monasterio (father)
Date of Birth: August 8, 1957
Date of Death: February 5, 2013 (age 55)
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Michael was a rock musician. He was estranged from his daughter and his name wasn’t even written in her birth certificate. After his separation with Jessica’s mom, he was a husband to Joyce Filardi and Denise Monasterio as well as fathered two more kids. In 2011-2013, Michael was in relationship with Lisa D’Mato. In 2013, he died of complications from bronchitis.
Jerri Renee Hastey (mother)
Date of Birth: February 2, 1959
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Jerri is a vegan chef who owned Seed Restaurant in Santa Rosa. Now, she is an owner of Seed on the Go food truck. Jerri was only 16 when she delivered Jessica and by 19, she was already a mom of two. Jerri broke up with Monasterio when their girls were very little and later, she tied knots with Michael Hastey.
Michael Hastey (stepfather)
Date of Birth: circa 1959
Michael is a fireman. Chastain considers him to be her dad and states that he has been the first person making her feel secure. By the way, Hastey appeared in Vegan: Everyday Stories documentary with Jerri.
Jessica Chastain siblings
Juliet Chastain (sister born to same parents)
Date of Birth: December 13, 1978
Date of Death: May 20, 2003 (age 24)
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Juliet was a drummer, songwriter and poet. She suffered from drug addiction and committed a suicide with her father’s gun at his house. Jessica shared that the loss of her sister brought the family together and developed her empathy for people struggling with depression.
Will Chastain (maternal half-brother)
Will is Jessica’s younger brother. He is a military man stationed overseas. Moreover, he served in Iraq.
Nicole Monasterio (paternal half-sister)
Date of Birth: circa 1981
Nicole is a daughter of Michael and Denise Monasterio. She runs Monasterio Sound Healing center and is interested in astrology. She is a lesbian and lives with her wife Tamara Shaw. By the way, it was Nicole who organized a memorial service for her dad.
Laci Smoot (paternal half-sister)
Date of Birth: circa 1987
Laci is a daughter of Michael and his former girlfriend Charlene Smoot. She isn’t close with her famed sibling.