On camera, Jamie Hector has been through menacing situations as a drug kingpin on HBO's The Wire. Unbeknownst to many, the 6 feet tall actor has been through similar threatening episodes in real life as well. 

While awaiting the birth of his first child, Hector survived a near-fatal incident at his wife, Jennifer Amelia’s, baby shower party.

In this article, know in detail about his personal life, including his upbringing with family and marriage with wife. 

Who is Jamie Hector's wife?

Jamie Hector's wife is Jennifer Amelia, who is his long-time girlfriend. She is a wedding planner and event designer, Amelia is also the founder of event management company Jennifer Amelia Events, LLC. 

Amelia has full support of her husband in the quest of her passion. He supports his wife with unconditional love and commitment.

Although fans began to recognize Amelia after she became better half of the American actor, she has always worked hard to carve her distinct name as a businesswomen. If you didn't know, she has been passionate about event management since her childhood. 

According to Ameliaa, she was always fascinated by her mother's interior designer magazines. As she grew up, she started working on thes design of the places around her. Her passion finally led her to run her own event management company, which has sucessfully planned high-end weddings, galas, private events and others. 

Hector Shares two Kids with Wife

Hector's wife Jennifer Amelia was his long-time girlfriend before they got married. 

Though both of them are public figures, neither of them have revealed details of their wedding. It is only known that the pair walked down the aisle in 2005. 

That being said, the duo celebrates their wedding anniversary every August 22. On August 22, 2020, the Heroes actor took to Instagram to wish his wife on their special day. He wrote, "Happy Anniversary to my Rib! Confident, always thinking sharp as sharp,Women of God, mother,Wife,Friend,Mega Smart. Love you like love loves love!"

The pair is parents to two children — a son and a daughter. They welcomed their daughter in 2009 and their son in 2016.

The Hector family live in their Brooklyn home.  

How old is Jamie Hector and his wife Jennifer Amilia?

Hector was born on 7 October 1975 in Brooklyn, New York. He has six siblings. 

As of writing, the American actor is 47 year old. However, his wife Amelia's age remains undiscloed currently.  She was also born in the United States. 

What is Jamie Hector's wife Jennifer Amilia net worth?

Jamie Hector's wife Amilia runs a sucessful event management company Jennifer Amilia Events, which plans and execute gorgeous customized events, especially luxury wedding. Although the exact figure remains undisclosed, Amilia has earned a fortune from hosting special events. 

On the other hand, Amilia's husband Jamie Hector is estimated to be worth $4 million, according to Celebritynetworth. He is one of the most famous actor in the United States and  is regarded as one of the most recognized actor from New york. He is best known for playing the character if drug kingpin Marlo Stanfield in the American crime drama series by HBO, The Wire and detective Jerry Edgar in the American police procedural drama series Bosch.   

And Hector's most recognized movie credits include Five Deep Breaths, Blackout, Max Payne, Night Catches Us, Blood Ties, All Eyez on Me, Canal Street and The Listener

The Violent Incident Happened in 2009

In July 2009, Hector was hosting a baby shower party in New York to celebrate his wife's pregnancy. But the party abruptly turned into a crime scene as a gatecrasher stepped outside their home and opened fire.

The shocking gunfight killed a teenager on the spot while rendering two men injured. After a while, police officials arrived and found two guns and 46 empty bullet shell casings but no arrests were made.

Fortunately, no harm came to the Brooklyn native and his family.


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Following the incident, Jamie released a statement relaying condolences to the victims’ families. He also mentioned that he had nothing to do with the crime that took place outside his home. 

I would like to make it clear that the shooting incident [Sunday] did not take place at my home, nor did it involve me, my wife, nor any of the invited guests.

Going by the statement, the Bosch star was just a wall away from the horrible incident. 

Hector Runs a Non-profit Organization

Wary of violence, Hector runs Moving Mountains Inc. a non-profit organization that intends to inspire inner-city kids through creativity.

While talking to News onethe African-American artist of Haitian-American heritage cited that brutality, like the crime scene from his baby shower, was why he came up with Moving Mountains. He shared he wanted to direct youth from violence to positive expressions of art.  

Through the NGO, the actor aims to decrease street violence and teach vulnerable children the skills to make better choices for themselves. 

Hector has a Scar on His Face 

The Wire actor has a visible scar on his left smile line that extends up to his jawline. The scar has caused many speculations among his fanbase with has led many fans to believe that he might have acquired the scar from a severe injury from a sharp equipment such as a knife. 

Many fans have reuqested the actor to embrace the scar and disclose the story about it. Everybody knows that he wasn't born with the scar. But he prefers to keep the story behind the face scar to himself.

The We Won This City actor, however, in an interview reportedly mentioned that he uses the scar to produce emotions while acting but he doesn't like to talk about it.