Nina Axelrod’s Net Worth & Husband | Where is She Now?

Nina Axelrod is an American actress from the late 70s and mid-80s who rose to fame as a drama teacher and casting director in the later phase of her career.

As an actress, she was part of the films like Roller Boogie, Cross Country, Motel Hell, etc. She also worked on the smaller screen on projects like Charlie’s Angles and CHIPS.

Besides being an actress and casting director herself, Axelrod also has other members of her family who have involvement in Hollywood. Her father was a famous playwright and director who is the brain behind the popular play, Seven Year Itch.

Along with her father, her husband and son are also working in the entertainment industry in Hollywood.

Biography & Wiki Summary

Popular NameNina Axelrod
Real NameNina Kether Axelrod
Date of birthJuly  28, 1955
Age68 years old
Place of birthNew York City, New York, USA
HometownNew York City, New York, USA
Current cityCarbondale, Colorado, USA
FatherGeorge Axelrod
MotherJoan Axelrod
Brother(s)Peter Axelrod and Steven Axelrod
SpouseRobert Jaffe
SonTaliesin Jaffe
OccupationActress, Casting director, and 
Drama teacher
Net worth25 Million USD
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorGreen

Nina Axelrod’s Net Worth

Despite not having a career as an actress, Axelrod still has a successful career as a casting director. She also works as a drama instructor in schools.

She has been teaching drama and working as a casting director since the mid-80s. And all these years, she has been working hard.

Her hard work has paid off as currently, she is one of the prominent casting directors in Hollywood, which has earned him more than enough fame and fortune.

Axelrod has around 25 million USD as her net worth after working in Hollywood for all these years.

Nina’s Family, Son, and Personal Life

The gorgeous actress was born in New York City to her parents, George and Joan.

She grew up in a family having its roots in Hollywood. While her grandmother was one of the established actresses of the 20s, Betty Carpenter, her father was also a renowned producer, director, and playwright.

As kids, Axelrod and one of her brothers got highly influenced by their family and decided to build a career in Hollywood.

So, as an adult, Axelrod became an actress, while her brother, Steven, became an author. 

Following the family’s legacies, even the son of Axelrod made his career in Hollywood as a voice actor.

Nina’s Husband and Relationship

Axelrod is married to Robert Jaffe, an actor, writer, and producer by profession.

To this day, the couple is still together and even has a son named Taliesin.

Like his father and mother, Taliesin Jaffe also has his involvement in Hollywood. He is a voice actor and a voice director who has lent his voice to the dub of many popular animes and other projects.

He is also one of the casts of Critical Role, a role-playing game series where the voice actor plays Dungeons & Dragons with other voice actors.


Regarding her academic qualification, Axelrod has shared that she is a college graduate who completed her studies at Seatle University.

Nina Axelrod’s Career Today

Axelrod always dreamed of making a career in Hollywood because of her family.

So, when she became an adult, she started acting on both smaller and bigger screens.

She became one of the leading ladies of the late 70s and early 80s. She did several projects like CHIPS, Motel Hell, etc., and even got considered to play Racheal in the 1982 film Blade Runner. 

However, despite all her efforts, she couldn’t get enough success as an actress.

Because of this, she switched her career from acting to casting director and soon earned a great deal of recognition in Hollywood.

She also started giving drama lessons to aspiring actors and actresses and even got success in it.

Since the mid-80s, she has been happily continuing her passion for acting as a successful casting director and drama instructor.