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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 14 February 1968Tempe, Arizona, USA
Birth NameJules White
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jules Asner was born on February 14, 1968 in Tempe, Arizona, USA as Jules White. She is a director and actress, known for E! News (1991), Revealed with Jules Asner (2001) and E!'s Live Countdown to the Academy Awards (2002). She has been married to Steven Soderbergh since May 10, 2003. She was previously married to Matthew Asner.

Spouse (2)

Steven Soderbergh (10 May 2003 - present)
Matthew Asner (1992 - 1996) (divorced)

Trivia (22)

Former Elite model.
Earned a degree in Political Science at UCLA.
Was discovered at a modeling convention in Scottsdale, Arizona at age 16.
Has been 5' 10" since age 11.
Former daughter-in-law of Edward Asner
Her father is a software designer, and her mother is a furniture saleswoman.
Has a sister who is five years older.
Cindy Crawford and Jules Asner shared a bunkroom during the early days of their modeling careers.
Her mother's first name is Lee.
Voted 51st Sexiest Girl in the World in FHM's Sexiest Girls of 2002 poll, American edition. [June 2002]
Once engaged to director Greg Yaitanes.
She graduated from McClintock High School in Tempe, Arizona in 1986.
Ex-sister-in-law of Kate Asner.
Stepmother of her husband, Steven Soderbergh,'s daughter, Sarah.
Award winning journalist. She received a Prism Award as well as a Gracie award for her interview show Revealed with Jules Asner (2001).
Asner left E! in 2003 shortly before the ouster of then network President, Mindy Herman. An article in the Los Angeles Times mentions that Herman stole gifts and mail intended for Asner.
Prior to joining E!, Asner was an entertainment reporter for Reuters Television, "Good Morning England", "HCTV", "The Entertainment Show" on Sky Television, and Extra (1994). Jules also hosted "Live by Request" on A&E and was a segment director and producer on the now-defunct tabloid show, Hard Copy (1989).
The Weinstein Company/Miramax Books purchased the publishing rights to her first novel, Whacked. The book was released June 3, 2008. "Whacked" was a top ten fiction bestseller on Amazon, and was in its third printing within the novel's first month of release. The paperback is due to be published in May of 2009.
Appeared as a guest on "The Adam Carolla Radio Show" to defend her husband, Steven Soderbergh's film Ocean's Thirteen (2007) after a year of Carolla referring to the movie as "an abortion of a film".
Daughter-in-law of Peter Soderbergh.
Cousin of actor Grant Vaught.
Co-host, with Victoria Principal, of an infomercial for Victoria's "Principal Secret Reclaim" anti-aging beauty plan.

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