Jacinda Barrett bio, career, relationships, and more

Who is Jacinda Barrett?

Jacinda Barrett is an actress who rose to fame after appearing as a cast member on The Real World: London in 1995. A former model, Jacinda Barrett has been a part of films such as The Human Stain, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, Ladder 49, The Namesake, Poseidon, and The Last Kiss. Although Jacinda was born in Australia, she became a US citizen at the Los Angeles Convention Center on August 28, 2009.

Quick facts

Full nameJacinda Barrett
BirthdayAugust 2, 1972
Age50 years old
Sun signLeo
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland, Australia
EducationBritish American Drama Academy

Early life, upbringing, and education

Jacinda Barrett was born on August 2, 1972, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The former model is the daughter of Jerry Barrett and Lyn Barrett. Her father, Jerry Barrett, was an airport firefighter. Jacinda was raised in a middle-class family.

Jacinda received her early education from Kenmore State High School in Brisbane. After completing her high school education, Jacinda attended San Sisto College. During her college days, she participated in the annual Dolly Covergirl competition. She won the competition in 1988, and after this, many modeling doors opened for the beautiful Australian native. 

In 1997, Jacinda Barrett enrolled in a Midsummer program at the British American Drama Academy in Oxford, England. This helped her to enhance her acting skills which greatly helped her career as an actress. 

Jacinda Barrett career

After winning the yearly Dolly Covergirl contest in 1988, Jacinda Barrett started her modeling career at the age of 17. She toured throughout Europe and became the face of many reputed fashion brands. In 1995, Jacinda made her TV debut with The Real World: London, which was aired on MTV. Two years later, in 1997, she made her film debut with Campfire Tales. 

In September 1998, Jacinda appeared as a model for Maxim. She was the model for an article where she promoted her NBC primetime soap opera Wind On Water. Despite the promotion, the show failed to leave its mark on critics and the audience. Due to this,  Wind on Water was canceled after only one season. 

In 2009, Jacinda Barrett appeared alongside her husband, Gabriel Macht, in the movie Middle Men. Many years later, the husband-wife duo appeared together in the American legal drama Suits. Jacinda was a part of the show’s second season, where she played the love interest of her husband’s character. In 2013, Jacinda joined the main cast of the Netflix series Bloodline. 

Relationships and dating history

Jacinda Barrett is married to American actor Gabriel Macht. They got married in 2004, and they have two children together. Their daughter was born in August 2007 in Los Angeles, California, USA. Her name is Satine Anais Geraldine Macht. Likewise, their son was born seven years later, in February 2014. His name is Luca Macht. Before her marriage to Gabriel Macht, Jacinda Barrett was engaged to TV host and comedian Chris Hardwick. 

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Jacinda Barrett films:

1997Campfire TalesHeather Wallace
1998Immaculate SpringsPenelope
1998Art HouseTiffany
2000Urban Legends: Final CutLisa
2003The Human StainSteena Paulsson
2004Ladder 49Linda Morrison
2004Bridget Jones: The Edge of ReasonRebecca Gillies
2005Ripley Under GroundHeloise Plisson
2006PoseidonMaggie James
2006The NamesakeMaxine Ratcliffe
2006The Last KissJenna
2006School for ScoundrelsAmanda
2008New York, I Love YouMaggie
2009Middle MenDiana Harris
2010Matching JackMarissa
2011A Proper Send-OffAlex
2016So B. ItRudy Franklin
2018Seven in HeavenMegan
TBAHide and Seek


1995The Real World: LondonHerself
1998Wind on WaterKate Poole
1998Night ManThe Amazing Selene
1998Hercules: The Legendary JourneysMedea
1998Guys Like UsAudrey
1999MillenniumTaylor Watts
1999Zoe, Duncan, Jack and JaneLisa
2000BullHolly Cameron
2000D.C.Finley Scott
2001Citizen BainesDori Baines
2004See You in My DreamsIngrid
2012–2013SuitsZoey Lawford
2013Zero HourLaila Galliston
2014The FollowingJulia
2015–2017BloodlineDiana Rayburn

Awards and nominations:

Title (year)CategoryStatus
AFI International Award (2007)Best Actress
For The Last Kiss (2006)

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