A Canadian actress Jewel Staite is mostly known for playing her characters as Kaylee Frye in FOX TV series known as Firefly from 2002 till 2003, and its spin-off theatrical film called Serenity in 2005, and on Sci-Fi Channel’s science fiction TV series Stargate Atlantis as Dr. Jennifer Keller. from 2007 till 2009. In addition to that, Jewel has also starred as Cataline in her youth in Space Cases and she also made her appearance as Becca Fisher in Flash Forward. More recently, she has played as the role of Raquel Westbrook in a Canadian drama called The L.A. Complex and as Carolina Swift in AMC’s crime drama The Killing.
Jewel is the native of White Rock, British Columbia, Canada. She came into this world on 2nd June of the year 1982 which has now made her reach at the age of 33. Although she is known by the name Jewel Staite, as a child, she was named as Jewel Belair Staite. She has been active in the acting field since 1991 and from that time, she has been very successful and gained a large number of fans following. Jewel was born as the youngest child among the seven children to her parents. As a child, she has modeled and she acted since she was six years old.
At the beginning of her career, Jewel started as a child actress by making her appearances in the TV movies such as Liar, Liar in 1993, and The Only Way Out. She then had a key guest starring role in 1995 in 3rd season episode of The X Files, Oubliette. Her first co-starring role on the TV series was in first season of Nickelodeon science fiction TV series called Space Cases as Catalina in 1996. The role was immediately followed by the role as Rebecca Fisher on 1995-97 Disney Channel series known as Flash Forward. Her other TV credits and movies include So Weird, Serenity, Cheats, Carpool, The Odyssey, 40 Below and Falling, Supernatural, Huff, Cold Squad, Firefly, The Immortal and many more.
Prior to that, a beautiful actress has stated that she is of British Irish, Iroquois and French Canadian ancestry. She went to get her education from the Vancouver Film School. Additionally, she had also worked at Vancouver Youth Theatre. Jewel has already got married as well as divorce too. She was married to her then husband named Matt Anderson who is an actor. The pair exchanged their vows with each other in 2003 and later due to some personal issues, they got separated in 2011.
After that, she started dating with her boyfriend Charlie Ritchie. The pair then got engaged in May of 2015. After some months, she made an announcement that she was pregnant with their first child, a baby boy. She then gave birth to their son on 9th December 2015 whom they named as Wilder Cathcart Ritchie. As Jewel was born in the month of June, her birth sign is Gemini. She stands at an average height of five feet and five and half inches that is 1.66 m. Besides that, for more info related to her bio and other activities, she can also get connected through Twitter and Instagram.