Who Is Jena Malone ? A Shocking Incident That Happened To Her In 2015?

Jena Laine Malone is an American actress, singer, and photographer who was born on November 21, 1984 in Sparks, Nevada. She is also well-known for her performances in both independent and big-budget mainstream movies. She has won numerous awards and been nominated for two Screen Actors Guild Awards and the Golden Globe.

When She Started Her Journey In Hollywood?

In this passage you will get to know about the career of Jena Malone, also about when she started, and her child acting as well as her independent roles. Before explaining the career journey of Jena Malone, let's take a look on her early life.

Know More About Jena Malone Early Life

Jena Malone is a daughter of Deborah Malone And Edward Berge and she also has Irish  and  Norwegian ancestry. Her mother became pregnant after one night stand with her father they got together. As her father Debbie had been worked as a cashier at Karl's  Karl’s Silver Club Hotel and Casino in Sparks, Nevada, who was already married to another woman. And Jena's mother hired by them as the casino's change lady. However, She had been employed there for a short time when one evening we met.

Jena Malone was raised by two ladies, her mother and her mother’s girlfriend.  Malone has said, “They were lovers ; I had two moms, and it was awesome.” She spent a lot of her early years apart from her father, but they were reunited as an adult.

Malone experienced a poor upbringing; her family frequently moved and occasionally experienced homelessness. “We'd hop out of apartments, lose jobs, find a cheaper place, get kicked out, live in cars, and live in hotels,” as Malone revealed this truth. To add on, She had resided in 27 different places by the time she was nine.

Malone first developed an interest in acting as a young child while watching her mother participate in community theater in the Lake Tahoe region. She relocated to Las Vegas in 1995 and lived there with her family for nine months and start taking acting classes, and her mother was working in a call center. Moreover, Malone claimed that she and her mother faced money difficulties while living in Los Angeles. She received her education at home from sixth to eighth grade, and for ninth grade, she enrolled at the Professional Children's School in New York City.

When Jena Malone Started Acting Career?

At the age of 16, Jena Malone worked in a Movie Bastard Out Of Carolina. As time went on, she played numerous prominent roles in Hollywood films. She was recognized in 1997 for her performance in the television movie Hope with a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television Film. After this film, Malone  casted in various movies such as Contract, Stepmom, For Love Of The Game.

Donnie Darko, a psychological science fiction thriller movie, gave Malone her first major role playing Gretchen Ross. In 2002, Malone co-produced the independent comedy drama American Girl. After that she worked in number of movies such as Corn, The go-Getter, Into The Wild, The Ruins.

In 2011, Malone worked in the action movie Sucker Punch  but due to film's commercial failure, she started to focus on photography and music. But she returned after the success of her next role in The History Channel's miniseries Hatfields and McCoys. In 2014, she exhibited 39 photos that she had clicked in Myanmar.

Apart from this, The Foster the People song “Static Space Lover” from their third album, Sacred Hearts Club, which was published on July 21, 2017, lists Malone as a co-writer and featured vocalist. Both Stardust and The Tuna Goddess were two of the films in which she starred.

Personal Life of Jena Malone

In May 2016, Malone gave birth to a son, Ode Mountain DeLorenzo Malone, with her boyfriend Ethan DeLorenzo who ia a photographer. She posed on Instagram account, in which she expressed her lovely feelings, “The best weekend of our lives!!!” Malone captioned the soft-focus photo of herself, DeLorenzo and their yawning newborn. “What an incredible blessing to be chosen by this amazing, kind, gentle and beautiful soul to be his parents. Humbled and in complete awe that we get to experience the most ancient and transcendent love that exists.”


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After three months of welcoming her son , Jena Malone got engaged to her boyfriend Ethan on August 30, 2016. But Malone And Ethan ended their relationship in Feburary 2019. As of 2019, she has a relationship with musician Alex Ebert.

What Jena Reveals Recently On Social Media About ‘The Hunger Games' Incident?

Jena Malone went to social media to share that she was sexually assaulted during the time she was filming The Hunger Games.

In 2013's The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the celebrity entered the series. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part Two was filmed in 2015, and following its completion, Malone shared a picture on Instagram on Feb 28 and wrote, “This photo was taken right after I wrapped mocking Jay part two and I had to say goodbye to everyone on set. We were shooting in a beautiful estate in the countryside of France and I asked the driver to let me out in this field so I could cry and capture this moment.

She tried to express her hard feelings in words and continued, :Even tho this time in Paris was extremely hard for me , was going thru a bad break up and also was sexually assaulted by someone I had worked with , I was so full of gratitude for this project, the people I became close with and this amazing part I got to play. A swirling mix of emotions im only now just learning to sort thru. I wish it wasn’t tied to such a traumatic event for me but that is the real wildness of life I I guess. How to hold the chaos with the beauty. I’ve worked very hard to heal and learn thru restorative justice , how to make peace with the person who violated me and make peace with myself.

She also mentioned her hard face of life, “It’s been hard to talk about the hunger games and Johanna Mason without feeling the sharpness of this moment in time but I’m ready to move thru it and reclaim the joy and accomplishment I felt. Lots of love to you survivors out there. The process is so slow and non linear. I want to say im here for anyone who needs to talk or vent or open uncommunicated spaces within themselves. Please dm me if you need a safe space to be heard.”


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How Rich Jena Malone Is?

Jena Malone is a popular celebrity of America. According to CelebrityNetWorth, The net worth of  Jena Malone is $4 Million.

In adiition, Malone is an experimental artist who has released music both under her own name and as The Shoe. In 2007, she released “The Social Registry,” a single with Jena Malone and the Bloodstains.

What Are The Achievements And Nominations Of Jena Malone?

In 1998, Malone received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television for “Hope.” After that, she earned four Young Artist Award nominations and winning for Best Performance in a TV Movie/Mini-Series – Young Actress for “Bastard Out of Carolina” (1997), Best Performance in a TV Movie/Pilot/Mini-Series – Leading Young Actress for “Ellen Foster” (1998), and Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actress for “Stepmom” (1999).

An another nomination of Jena was for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actress for “For Love of the Game” (2000). Jena received Young Star Award nominations for “Bastard Out of Carolina,” “Stepmom,” and “For Love of the Game,” winning for “Stepmom,” and she nominated for Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Miniseries/Made-for-TV Movie for “Hope” (1998) as well.

Moreover, Malone has received two Saturn Award nominations from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, taking home the prize for Best Performance by a Younger Actor/Actress for “Contact” in 1998. In 2014, she also earned a nomination for Best Supporting Actress for “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”.


Jena Malone a famous American celebrity faces up and downs in her early life. She grew up with her mother. In this article you read about the numerous facts of Jena's lfe such as early life, career, relationship and net worth.


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