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Jenna Ushkowitz is an American stage and television actress, singer and writer, best known for her performances in Broadway musicals and for her role as Tina Cohen-Chang on "Glee." She has also written a memoir titled "Choosing Glee."

Ushkowitz was born in Seoul, South Korea; she was adopted at the age of three months and raised in East Meadow, New York.

Ushkowitz has had a career in show business since the age of 3. As a child, she appeared on "Sesame Street" and other children's television shows. Her first role in a Broadway musical was in the 1996 revival of "The King and I." Ushkowitz sang the American National Anthem at a Knicks game at Madison Square Garden when she was 13. Ushkowitz understudied the roles of Anna, Martha, Thea and Ilse in the Broadway musical "Spring Awakening" beginning in 2008.

In 2009, Ushkowitz landed the role of Tina Cohen-Chang on Fox's musical high school show "Glee." She published her first book in 2013, titled "Choosing Glee."

Also in 2014, Ushkowitz was approached by fellow adoptee Samantha Futerman to found Kindred: The Foundation for Adoption, created to provide international and domestic adoptees and their families (both adoptive and biological) with services such as travel, translation, and support for those who wish to reunite. Ushkowitz executive produced the documentary Twinsters, a film showing the story that connected Samantha and Anaïs, identical twin sisters separated at birth. That same year, she was cast as the lead character, Julia Sullivan, in a special production of "The Wedding Singer" at the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, marking one of the first times the character has been played by an Asian woman.

In 2016, Ushkowitz co-founded the podcast network At Will Radio with Will Malnati. The network debuted "Infinitie Positivities", a show hosted by Ushkowitz that contains conversations with people who inspire her. In each episode, she talks about a new way to live life with a positive outlook.

Ushkowitz temporarily assumed the role of Dawn Williams in the Broadway production of "Waitress". She then appeared in Broadway's "The 24 Hour Plays". In 2018, she won her first Tony Award for her role as a producer on that year's Best Revival of a Musical, "Once on This Island".

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Jenna Ushkowitz

Actress Known for her Role as Tina Cohen-Chang on "Glee"

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Jenna Ushkowitz Biography

Jenna Ushkowitz is an American stage and television actress, singer and writer, best known for her performances in Broadway musicals and for her role as Tina Cohen-Chang on "Glee." She has also written a memoir titled "Choosing Glee."

Ushkowitz was born in Seoul, South Korea; she was adopted at the age of three months and raised in East Meadow, New York.

Ushkowitz has had a career in show business since the age of 3. As a child, she appeared on "Sesame Street" and other children's television shows. Her first role in a Broadway musical was in the 1996 revival of "The King and I." Ushkowitz sang the American National Anthem at a Knicks game at Madison Square Garden when she was 13. Ushkowitz understudied the roles of Anna, Martha, Thea and Ilse in the Broadway musical "Spring Awakening" beginning in 2008.

In 2009, Ushkowitz landed the role of Tina Cohen-Chang on Fox's musical high school show "Glee." She published her first book in 2013, titled "Choosing Glee."

Also in 2014, Ushkowitz was approached by fellow adoptee Samantha Futerman to found Kindred: The Foundation for Adoption, created to provide international and domestic adoptees and their families (both adoptive and biological) with services such as travel, translation, and support for those who wish to reunite. Ushkowitz executive produced the documentary Twinsters, a film showing the story that connected Samantha and Anaïs, identical twin sisters separated at birth. That same year, she was cast as the lead character, Julia Sullivan, in a special production of "The Wedding Singer" at the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, marking one of the first times the character has been played by an Asian woman.

In 2016, Ushkowitz co-founded the podcast network At Will Radio with Will Malnati. The network debuted "Infinitie Positivities", a show hosted by Ushkowitz that contains conversations with people who inspire her. In each episode, she talks about a new way to live life with a positive outlook.

Ushkowitz temporarily assumed the role of Dawn Williams in the Broadway production of "Waitress". She then appeared in Broadway's "The 24 Hour Plays". In 2018, she won her first Tony Award for her role as a producer on that year's Best Revival of a Musical, "Once on This Island".

Jenna Ushkowitz Videos

  • When Naya Rivera & Jenna Ushkowitz Met Beyonce | Showmance ...
    Jun 19, 2019 ... Listen to the full episode on the LadyGang Network: http://bit.ly/2EXO8tH The former Glee stars tell the story of Jenna and Naya...
  • Ask a Star: Jenna Ushkowitz of WAITRESS - YouTube
    Aug 16, 2016 ... Get Tickets to WAITRESS: http://www.broadway.com/shows/waitress/ Jenna Ushkowitz answers your questions about her GLEE besties, ...
  • Jenna Ushkowitz from Glee Behind the Fame - with Lewis Howes ...
    Mar 23, 2016 ... Jenna Ushkowitz is a South Korean-born actress and singer. known for her performances in Broadway musicals and for her role as...

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  • How to book Jenna Ushkowitz?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jenna Ushkowitz for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Jenna Ushkowitz, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Jenna Ushkowitz or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jenna Ushkowitz?

    Booking fees for Jenna Ushkowitz, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jenna Ushkowitz, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Jenna Ushkowitz?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jenna Ushkowitz for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jenna Ushkowitz for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Jenna Ushkowitz or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jenna Ushkowitz or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Jenna Ushkowitz is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jenna Ushkowitz for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Jenna Ushkowitz generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Anna Akana, Kelvin Yu, Ashly Perez, Charlyne Yi and Jimmy O. Yang. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jenna Ushkowitz for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Jenna Ushkowitz Speaker Videos

  • When Naya Rivera & Jenna Ushkowitz Met Beyonce | Showmance ...
    Jun 19, 2019 ... Listen to the full episode on the LadyGang Network: http://bit.ly/2EXO8tH The former Glee stars tell the story of Jenna and Naya meeting ...
    Ask a Star: Jenna Ushkowitz of WAITRESS - YouTube
    Aug 16, 2016 ... Get Tickets to WAITRESS: http://www.broadway.com/shows/waitress/ Jenna Ushkowitz answers your questions about her GLEE besties, ...
  • Jenna Ushkowitz from Glee Behind the Fame - with Lewis Howes ...
    Mar 23, 2016 ... Jenna Ushkowitz is a South Korean-born actress and singer. known for her performances in Broadway musicals and for her role as Tina ...
    Glee Star Jenna Ushkowitz On Being Adopted | LadyGang - YouTube
    Mar 8, 2016 ... Glee's Jenna Ushkowitz was adopted and never knew the story of her parents - but does she want to know? "LadyGang" is a celebrity driven ...

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