Jennifer Lynn Farley, aka JWoww, was born on February 27, 1986. She is a famous U.S. TV personality whose rise to fame dates back to 2009. Farley, who is best known for her appearance in the MTV reality series “Jersey Shore” and other spin-offs, is such a fascinating character to watch. She’s the bubbly, petite one who wreaks havoc and looks pretty while doing it. Farley has some great qualities too, one of which is vulnerability. She doesn’t shy away from a challenge, and this is why we’re celebrating her special day here.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Jennifer Lynn Farley



Birth date:

February 27, 1985



Zodiac Sign:



5' 7"

Relationship Status:


Net Worth:

$4 million

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Jennifer Lynn Farley, or JWoww, is a recognized name in reality TV and Hollywood as a whole. Her affectionate personality, tendency to ‘stir the pot,’ and sweet face have earned her fans worldwide. Farley was born on February 27, 1986, in New York. She’s a Pisces and of Spanish and Irish descent. A DNA test has revealed she also has ties to Italy. Farley attended Columbia High School, and then, the New York Institute of Technology. She worked as a nanny and owned a graphic design business before fame.

In 2009, Farley auditioned for the MTV hit reality TV show “Jersey Shore” and became a cast member. The show ran for six seasons and three years and was filmed in different countries, with the final season airing in 2012. While in the Jersey Shore house, Farley launched a clothing line called “Filthy Couture” in July 2010. In April 2012, she appeared on the MTV spin-off “Snooki & JWoww” with Nicole Polizzi, her Jersey Shore co-star. The show features her and Polizzi moving in together and experiencing life. In season two, however, both stars were filmed in their permanent residences. By 2015, Farley and Polizzi had appeared in multiple shows, including “Marriage Boot Camp.” Her debut movie “The Mint” was also released that same year.

Farley has made more appearances in “Celebrity Family Feud,” “Floribama Shore,” and “Jersey Shore: Family Vacation,” which are still running to date. She shares the rewards of her many successes with her two children from her first marriage with Roger Matthews. Farley and Matthews divorced in September 2018 after being married for four years. Presently, she’s engaged to Zack Carpinello, a professional wrestler, and the pair are going strong.

Career timeline

The Jersey Shore Cast

Farley is one of eight original cast members of Jersey Shore.

The ‘Filthy’ Clothing Line

Farley births ‘Filthy Couture,’ but the line ceases sales in October of the same year.

The Jersey Shore Spin-off

Farley stars in “Snooki & JWoww,” which airs in June.

The Feature Film Debut

Farley stars in and is the executive producer of “The Mint.”

Why We Love JWoww

  1. She’s fun to watch

    In every reality show she's been on, JWoww is the one to watch. She’s such a refreshing character.

  2. She adores her kids

    Farley has two children, and she adores them completely. They saturate her social media pages.

  3. She’s a hard worker

    Farley has been working since Jersey Shore ended. She has positioned herself for sustained reality TV relevance, which is why she keeps getting spin-off shows.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. She’s an author

    Farley released the book “The Rules According to JWOWW…”

  2. She cannot cook

    Farley competed in and won “Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition.”

  3. She was blackmailed

    Farley reported a blackmail attempt by a previous boyfriend to the police, and he got arrested.

  4. She has two degrees

    Farley has a graphics design degree from the NY Institute of Technology and a Bachelor’s in Computer Programming.

  5. She has Disney tattoos

    Farley has a sleeve of tattoos of her favorite Disney princesses – Belle, Ariel, Cinderella, and of course, Sleeping Beauty – that are based on pessimism.

JWoww FAQs

Did JWoww hook up with Situation?

A former producer of Jersey Shore revealed that Farley and Sorrentino did hook up in season one of Jersey Shore.

Does JWoww have a black belt?

Farley started training in martial arts at five years old. She now has a black belt in Taekwondo.

What is JWoww’s father’s name?

Her father’s name is Terry Farley.

JWoww’s birthday dates

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