Who is Jade Tailor from the series “The Magicians”? Wiki Bio
Jade Tailor was born Jessica Lee Kravich in Hollywood, California USA, on 12 August 1985, so her zodiac sign is Leo and she holds American nationality. She is an actress, probably best known for portraying Kady in the TV drama fantasy series “The Magicians” which has been airing since 2015.
Childhood and education
Jade was raised alongside her older brother Shawn Kravich in Hollywood, by their mother Sally Pansing. Sally is originally from Western Europe, and is an holistic nutritionist, while she was an actress in the ‘70s, appearing in movies such as “Jennifer”.
Their father – name unknown – was born in Israel and is a businessman currently working in the USA; he served in the Israeli Special Forces. Shawn has also tried becoming an actor, but after failing decided to become a lawyer. Jade’s parents divorced during her teens, and her mother remarried to Tom Malone, who is an actor best known for appearing in the comedy action film “Blues Brothers” in 2000.
Jade grew up being interested in acting, and while attending high school focused on performing arts, where she learned how to act, dance, and sing among other things. Her teachers praised her for her acting skills, and Jade appeared in most of the plays performed at the school as well as at a local theatre.
Upon matriculation, she continued her education at a college in New York, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in theatre in 2007, and then moving to Los Angeles to work on her career as an actress.
Roles in TV series
She made her debut TV series appearance in a single episode of “The Getaway” in 2007, followed by her guest role as Anne in the fantasy horror series “True Blood” in 2010. Jade was then invited to portray Alice Kinkade in two episodes of “The Invisible Bum” in 2012, and to guest star as Crystal Le Croix in an episode of the period drama series “Vegas” in 2013.
The year 2015 saw her play Rachel in two episodes of the period drama “Aquarius”, Alyssa in five episodes of the crime drama “Murder in the First”, and two episodes of the comedy series “Raymond & Lane”.
Jade’s latest appearance has been in the series “The Magicians”, for which she is still shooting, and which also stars Stella Maeve, Hale Appleman and Arjun Gupta. It follows the story of several students who come to realize that magic is real, and is more dangerous than they could have ever imagined.
Roles in movies
She made her debut film appearance in the short movie “A Perfect Day” in 2007, in which she portrayed Angel, and then appeared in two other short movies in the same year ent,itled “Rex Buster” and “You’re So Dead”.
The year 2008 saw her star in three movies – “The Chronicles of Curtis Tucker: Letting Go”, “The Chronicles of Curtis Tucker: There Was a Girl”, and the horror thriller film “Dark Reel”.
In 2009 she portrayed Kristine in the short film “It’s a Long Ride Home” ,followed by roles in another short movie “The Third Rule”, and the suspense thriller “In My Sleep” in 2010. She was praised for her performance as Padma in the Indian Telugu movie “Karma” in 2011, and went on to portray Gypsy LaRue in the romantic comedy film “Losing Control” in the same year, and in “Wedding Day” plus “And Let God Do the Rest” in 2012.
She was invited to play Dee Williams in the independent drama film “Don’t Pass Me By” in 2013, which starred Sean Stone, Keith David and C. Thomas Howell, about four men who are going through the hardest periods of their lives. Jade went on to portray Lucy in the horror movie “Cam2Cam” in 2014, and Tim Tam in the short film “Heave’s Renegade Angel” in 2015.
Some of her latest roles in movies have been in “Wild for the Night” in 2016 ,and “Higher Power” and “Juke Box Hero” in 2018.
Love life and relationships
Jade has been keeping the details of her love life to herself, but there are rumors circulating the internet that the popular actress is secretly seeing Hale Appleman, who is acting alongside her in “The Magicians”.
The two have allegedly been seen together by their fans on multiple occasions, but it’s not known whether Hale is attracted to women, as he has stated that he is ‘definitely not straight’ but is queer.
Other rumors say the Jade might be lesbian, as some of her fans have seen her while being rather too close to a woman at a nightclub in Los Angeles; Jade is often uploading pictures with girls onto her Instagram account, which has contributed to the spreading of rumors.
Jade is currently single, hasn’t married, and has no children.
Hobbies and other interests
Jade has been physically active since the age of three, when she began doing gymnastics, and then ballet lessons when she was four, and she is still practicing both today. One of her main hobbies is collecting gem stones, and has received offers from several people who wanted to buy her collection. She likes to travel, and has been to many US states such as Arizona, Texas and Alaska, while she has also been to many European countries including France, England and Russia among others.
Jade has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Jim Carrey, Johnny Depp and Natalie Portman, and some of the movies she likes to watch the most include “The Number 23”, the franchise “The Pirates of the Caribbean”, and “V for Vendetta”. She is also keen on watching animated films, with some of her favorites being “How To Train Your Dragon” and “Porco Rosso”.
She is currently serving as the Ambassador of Women’s History and When We All Vote organizations.
Appearance and net worth
Jade is 34 years old. She has long curly brown hair brown eyes, is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall, and weighs around 135lbs (61kgs). As of April 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $300,000.