Jayma Mays - Famous Singer

Jayma Mays Net Worth


Jayma Mays is a famous American actress and musician known for starring as Emma Pillsbury on the hit series β€˜Glee’. Her estimated net worth is $3 million, which she amassed while appearing in hit films like β€˜The Smurfs’, β€˜Red Eye’, and shows like β€˜How I Met Your Mother’ and β€˜House’.

Key facts:

Here are 5 achievements of Jayma Mays:
  • Jayma Mays made her on-screen debut in a 2004 episode of 'Joey', before landing the role of Cynthia in 'Red Eye' along with Rachel McAdams and Cillian Murphy in her film debut in 2005.
  • She won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series along with her cast-mates on the hit series 'Glee', where she played the role of Emma Pillsbury in the show's first three seasons before becoming recurring starting in season four.
  • Mays appeared in various other TV shows and movies like 'Epic Movie', 'Paul Blart: Mall Cop', 'Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd: Out of Control', 'Six Feet Under', 'How I Met Your Mother', 'House', 'Entourage', 'Ugly Betty', 'Ghost Whisperer', 'Pushing Daisies', and 'Drunk History' among many others.
  • Jayma Mays offered her voice for Grace Winslow in 2011's 'The Smurfs' and 2013's 'The Smurfs 2'.
  • Besides acting, Jayma Mays is also a musician.

Basic Information About Jayma Mays

CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Actors
ProfessionsActor, Singer
Net worth$3,000,000
Date of birth1979-07-16 (44 years old)
Place of birthBristol
NationalityUnited States of America
Curiosities and TrademarksRed hair and large hazel eyes
Glazy stare and big smile
SpouseAdam Campbell - (28 OctoberΒ 2007 - present)Β (1 child)
Height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

What Movie Awards did Jayma Mays win?


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Jayma Mays awards

Award Name State Movie / Series Name Year
EDA Special Mention Award - Most Egregious Age Difference Between the Leading Man and the Love InterestNomineePaul Blart: Mall Cop2009
Actor - Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesNomineeGlee2013
Actor - Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesNomineeGlee2012
Actor - Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesWinnerGlee2010

Jayma Mays roles

Movie / Series Role
Bill & Ted Face the MusicJoanna
American MadeDana Sibota
Red EyeCynthia
Epic MovieLucy
Smiley FaceActress in Waiting Room
Paul Blart: Mall CopAmy
The SmurfsGrace Winslow
Flags of Our FathersNurse in Hawaii
The Smurfs 2Grace
How I Met Your MotherCoat Check Girl 2 episodes, 2005-2013
Ghost WhispererJennifer Billings 1 episode, 2007
The MillersDebbie 34 episodes, 2013-2015
Made in HollywoodSelf 2 episodes, 2011-2013
Ugly BettyCharlie 8 episodes, 2007-2008
HeroesCharlie Andrews 4 episodes, 2006-2010
The Kelly Clarkson ShowSelf 1 episode, 2020
GleeEmma Pillsbury / ... 81 episodes, 2009-2015
EntourageJennifer / ... 2 episodes, 2005-2006
JoeyMolly 1 episode, 2004
Trial & ErrorCarol Anne Keane 23 episodes, 2017-2018
Great NewsCat 1 episode, 2018
The TalkSelf - Guest 1 episode, 2013
The LeagueTrixie Von Stein 6 episodes, 2012-2014
The Tonight Show with Jay LenoSelf - Guest 2 episodes, 2013
Getting OnSuzi Sasso 5 episodes, 2014-2015
Chelsea LatelySelf - Guest 2 episodes, 2012-2014
ConanSelf - Guest 2 episodes, 2011
Drunk HistoryAbigail Adams / ... 4 episodes, 2014-2019
NTSF:SD:SUVClock 1 episode, 2013

Jayma Mays's Quotes

  • I feel really content in my 30s actually. I don't feel like the wisest person in the world but I definitely don't worry or stress like I used to.
  • I was a big fan of Smurfs (1981) growing up, even though by default - my mom used to force me to watch because she was a "Smurfs" fan.
  • I definitely know that I'm quirky. I know that I'm different. Red hair definitely made me different growing up.
  • I did math in school, obviously. And I loved all my math teachers.
  • I don't remember my dreams. I'm one of those weird people. I know there are tricks and things you can do, but I never remember my dreams.

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Jayma Mays: The Actress and Singer with a Net Worth of $3 million

Jayma Mays was born on July 16, 1979, in Bristol, Tennessee, USA. She started her career as an actress and musician, encompassing a vast array of works. Today, she is known as a talented artist and a member of the Screen Actors Guild. With a net worth of $3 million and growing, let’s explore some of the key events from the life of this actress.

What Is Jayma Mays Known For?

Jayma Mays is known as a versatile and hard-working actress who has played several different roles in many filmographies. Mays appeared as Grace Winslow in two parts of β€œThe Smurfs” movie series and Debbie in β€œThe Millers.” However, her breakthrough role was Emma Pillsbury in the hit TV series β€œGlee,” which premiered in 2009. On the show, Mays played a recurring character over four seasons, leading her to win a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance.

Early Life and Education

After being born in Bristol, Tennessee, Jayma Mays grew up in Grundy, Virginia, where she spent most of her childhood playing crew. According to her, being part of a small town allowed her to get along with her school friends well and strengthened her social outlook. Mays attended Central High School in Caroline County about 30 miles northeast of Richmond, Virginia.

While growing up, Mays used to act in plays and local theater groups. Studying drama at college was a perfect fit for her abiding interest in performing arts. After completing her graduation from Grundy Senior High School in 1997, she joined Southwest Virginia Community College for one year before transferring to Virginia Tech University, where she took up Visual and Performing Arts. Later, she moved on to Radford University and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theater Performance.

Career and Achievements

Mays began her on-screen career by appearing in commercials and guest-starring on television series, making her debut in β€œJoey” with a small role in 2004. Her real big-screen debut came in 2005, where she starred in the blockbuster movie β€œRed Eye.” She subsequently appeared in various films and television series, including β€œHow I Met Your Mother,” β€œHouse,” β€œUgly Betty,” β€œThe League,” β€œEntourage,” and β€œDrunk History,” etc.

Aside from acting, Mays has lent her voice to several video games like Majesco Entertainment’s award-winning β€˜Flip’s Twisted World,’ for which she won an award. In 2008, Mays appeared in the horror comedy film β€œRole Models,” which featured Jane Lynch, Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, and Christopher Mintz-Plasse. The film received praises for its critically acclaimed part.

Awards and Honours

Jayma Mays received widely recognized accolades and respect for her body of work throughout her career. In 201, she was nominated in the Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in β€œGlee.” The same year, Mays won a Screen Actors Guild Award (SAG) for being part of the cast of β€œGlee,” which that year won the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. In addition, the International 3D Society bestowed the Creative Arts Award on Mays in 2011.

Personal Life

Despite being a well-known public figure in the acting industry, Jayma Mays keeps her private life strictly personal. She is married to English actor Adam Campbell and is, therefore, gracefully accepted by the British lifestyle.


To summarize, animated voice-overs, TV show appearances, and cross-over movies illustrate Jayma Mays’ versatility as an artist throughout the years of her career. Starting out small and expanding into one of the industry’s bigger players, Mays has current and future projects yet to surprise critics and fans alike.

Interesting Facts about Jayma Mays

  1. Has appeared on two major network television series, Heroes (2006) and Ugly Betty (2006), within the same the year with the same character name, "Charlie".
  2. Jayma's all-time favorite television show is The Golden Girls (1985). She has the boxed set and watches it all the time.
  3. After receiving her B.S. in Performing Arts from Radford University, she completed an apprenticeship with B-Street Theatre in Sacramento, California.
  4. After moving to Los Angeles, California she joined the Knightsbridge Theatre Company where she performed in several stage plays working with them for nearly three years.
  5. Gave birth to her 1st child at age 37, a son named Jude Jones on August 21, 2016. Child's father is her husband, Adam Campbell.

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