Jennie Pegouskie Bio, Age, Ethnicity, Family

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Jennie Pegouskie Bio, Age, Ethnicity, Family

Jennie Pegouskie is a dancer/model, who shot to fame after starring alongside Ed Sheeran in the Brit singer's 2017 single Shape Of You.

Before her breakthrough feature, she toured the world with Grammy-winner rap group Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. With the duo, Jennie also performed at the Ellen Show as well as the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. 

A closer inspection of bio reveals her background and more!

Bio Unveils Age, Nationality & Ethnicity

Born in 1998, Jennie - now age 30 - holds American nationality. An Aries by birth sign, the Seattle, Washington native celebrates her birthday on 14th August every year.

Of all her biological features, her ethnicity is the most compelling. Going by appearance, there's no denying that Jennie is a Blasian - a combo of Asian, Black and Caucasian heritage.

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Delving further, her mother is from Thailand whereas papa Pegouskie seems to be a mixed-racial man (one-half, African-American & the other half, Caucasian).

Background - From Family To Education

Growing up, Jennie and her two siblings moved around a lot because of her family ties with the military. Eventually, the Pegouskie settled in Seattle, Washington.

After finishing her schooling from Woodbrook Middle School, she enrolled in the Communicating and Marketing programme at the University of Washington.

Following her college graduation in 2010, Jennie worked for real estate companies for the next six years. At the same time, using her dance background, she toured the world with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.

Behind Jennie Pegouskie's Career-Defining Gig

Up until 2017, Jennie never really gave modeling a serious thought. Her career-defining gig opposite of Ed Sheeran help change that.

Fans may be surprised to know that director of the music video for Shape Of You had initially hired her as assistant production supervisor. She got handed the role as the lead after the said director and Ed Sheeran realized how beautiful she looked on camera.

Jennie, for her part, gave her all. As of March 2019, Shape Of You has over 4.1 billion views on YouTube.

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After earning her breakthrough, the University of Washington Alum established her production company. She even hired her sister Ann to work as a production assistant. 

Married Husband Or Dating Boyfriend?

The popularity of Shape Of You music video got met with the surge in men wanting to date her. Little did they know that Jennie was officially off the dating market long before.

She and her longtime boyfriend-turned-husband Kamel Bentot are married for some years now. Some pertinent info on the pair's history including engagement and wedding dates, however, remain hidden from the public realm.

Jennie Pegouskie gets hugged by her husband, Kamel Bentot in a photo from March 2019 (Photo:- Jennie Pegouskie's Instagram)

Kamel, who's a professional photographer and videographer, is a frequent collaborator in Jennie's project. Like her, her husband of French nationality is equally passionate about dancing.

Weight & Height Discussed

Jennie is an entrepreneur, a dance enthusiast, a wife and - above all - a model.

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She may not meet the industry's definition of a prototypical model because of her five feet and six inches height and 55 kgs' weight, but she sure makes the most of what she has; she is beautiful in every way possible.