Jill Goodacre is the stunning wife of singer/ actor Harry Connick Jr. The longtime couple are the proud parents of three children.
Mr. Connick Jr. has sold over 28 million albums worldwide while Jill Goodacre was one of Victoria’s Secret’s main models in the 1980s and early 1990s. The two have been hitched since 1994.
Born September 11, 1967; Harry Connick Jr. chose a career in entertainment instead of following his father’s footsteps. His father Harry Connick Sr., was the district attorney of New Orleans from 1973–2003.
Connick Jr’s talent for music was shown from an early age. He is ranked among the top 60 best-selling male artists in the country with 16 million in certified sales. He has had seven top 20 US albums, and ten number-one US jazz albums, earning more number-one albums than any other artist in US jazz chart history. He is also known for several acting roles and as a TV talk show host.
The successful musician, need an equally successful woman. That’s why in 1994 he and Jill Goodacre tied the knot at the St. Louis Cathedral, New Orleans.
Jill Goodacre was born March 29, 1964; the Texas native is the daughter of sculptor mother, Glenna Maxey Goodacre. She is known as a Victoria Secret top model who also landed the cover of Cosmopolitan.
Jill along with Stephanie Seymour, and Dutch model Frederique helped Victoria’s Secret grow from a new company to one of the world’s giants in women’s lingerie, hosiery, swimwear, and clothing. During the 80’s she appeared extensively in the catalogs.
Goodacre, also an actress, appeared in a couple of her husband’s music videos and the song “Jill”, on the album Blue Light, Red Light (1991) is about her.
Jill Goodacre also appeared as herself on Friends in a 1994 episode titled The One With The Blackout.
In a previous post, we told you about one of the couple’s three gorgeous daughters, Georgia Connick. Two years ago, she was charged with providing alcohol to minors during a party, she was arrested in New Canaan, Connecticut.
Georgia is the eldest child of Harry and, Jill Goodacre; she was born Georgia Tatum Connick in April 17, 1996. Georgia has two sisters Sarah Kate, 20, and Charlotte, 15.
The proud wife and mom of three, recently opened up about her secret battle with breast cancer. The 53-year-old revealed during an interview she was diagnosed with stage 1 invasive ductal carcinoma in 2012. She immediately underwent a lumpectomy followed by radiation.