Born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, in 1970 Elaine Hendrix is an unforgettable figure in the field of music, dance, films and even modeling. She started her career as a dancer and model. Currently in her 40’s, Hendrix has a height of 5’ 8” and is 45 years of age. Let's have a look at her bio below.
Hendrix is of mixed ethnicity since her mother Mary Elaine DePersio is of Danish, Italian and Irish descent. Her father Thomas Hendrix Jr. was related to John Hendrix. Hendrix was born when her father was serving in the Vietnam War, and her mother actually considered naming her Jennifer but later opted to name the child Katherine Elaine Hendrix. While her relatives mostly called her Elaine, she herself had to explain to everyone around that Elaine was actually her middle name. Elaine's has 2 other siblings who are already married and have their own family, Brother David and sister Stephanie Smith. At the age of 15, Hendrix moved with her mother to Atlanta, Georgia and it was where she started attending the Northside School of Performing Arts. At high school, Hendrix was the winner of a model search during her senior year, after which she took to professional dancing with Gary Harrison Dance Co.
After a while, she would divide her time modeling for companies like Sun Microsystems, Nike, Mattel, Levi's, and also as a dancer for a hip-hop artists like Whodini, MC Hammer, and Keith Sweat. Her early career in modeling and dancing was cut short when her bike was hit by a car in an accident that happened in 1992, shortly after she had moved to Los Angeles. She recovered from this, and then was casted in the Get Smart TV series that didn't last too long back in 1995. She is well known for her performance in movies like Inspector Gadget 2, The Parent Trap, What the Bleep Do We Know?. She has worked in many series as well. Charmed, Friends, Ellen, Ghost Whisperer, CSI, Joan of Arcadia are some of them. Currently she is working in a comedy series Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll. It would be impossible to note down all of her acting credits because the list is too many to write down. But interested readers may look-up on her profile on IMDB and see what programs/films she has been a part of. Other than TV and movies, Hendrix played the role of Alex Wesker in the 2015 video game Resident Evil Revelations 2, where her acting was captured using likeness and motion capture technology.
Her humanitarian activities include animal rights for which she has her instagram page as “elaine4animals” with 32.5k followers. She is actively involved in cancer research, humanitarian efforts, animal rights and equality rights. She is not married till date so the question of who her husband is doesn't arise at all, nor does the question of whether she has children or not. She also works actively for various projects on environment and children. She founded The Pet Matchmaker in order to facilitate the rescuing and adoption of homeless pets from everywhere. She is also one of the board members of Stray Rescue of St. Louis, and the No to Dog Meat's US chapter.
Hendrix's net worth is about $2 million, and she can be followed on her twitter account @elaine4animals along with 23 thousand other followers for updates about her.