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Jessica Seinfeld

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**Early Life and Personal Life**:
Jessica Seinfeld, born Nina Sklar, grew up in Oyster Bay, New York, in a middle-class Jewish household in Burlington, Vermont.
– Her mother worked as a Victims Service Advocate for over 50 years, while her father was a computer software engineer.
– She is the middle child among three daughters.
Jessica Seinfeld is married to comedian Jerry Seinfeld, and they have three children: Sascha, Julian, and Shepherd.
– Details of her kosher wedding and family life have been covered in various publications.

**Career and Philanthropic Work**:
– After graduating from the University of Vermont, Seinfeld worked in public relations for companies like Golden Books Entertainment and Tommy Hilfiger.
– In 2001, she founded Baby Buggy, which has donated over six million items to New York families in need.
– Baby Buggy, now known as the Good Plus Foundation, partners with over 50 community-based organizations and received a Four Star rating from Charity Navigator in 2013.
– About $2 million of Baby Buggy’s budget comes from in-kind product donations.
– Seinfeld’s collaborations with Target for charitable clothing lines have been notable contributions.

**Cookbooks and Veganism**:
Jessica Seinfeld has authored several cookbooks, including ‘Deceptively Delicious,’ ‘Double Delicious!,’ and ‘The Can’t Cook Book.’
– Her cookbooks focus on making healthy food appealing to children.
– In 2021, she adopted a plant-based diet and authored a vegan cookbook.

**Media Coverage and Public Image**:
Jessica Seinfeld has been featured in The New York Times, ABC News, Oprah Winfrey show, Huffington Post, and People magazine for her charity work and advocacy.
– Her charity work has been recognized by Charity Navigator, and she is known for her approachable cookbook style and community service projects.
– Seinfeld’s positive public image stems from her support for families in need through the Good Plus Foundation and her advocacy for veganism.

**Legal Cases and Do it Delicious Platform**:
Jessica Seinfeld has been involved in legal cases related to plagiarism, defamation, and cookbook content, successfully defending against lawsuits.
– Notable victories include cases against The Sneaky Chef.
– In addition to her legal battles, she launched the Do it Delicious website in 2010, providing guides on preparing dishes, a kitchen guide, store, blog, and community forum for beginner cooks to engage, share tips, and ask questions.

Jessica Seinfeld (Wikipedia)

Jessica Seinfeld (/ˈsnfɛld/; SYNE-feld, born Nina Danielle Sklar; September 12, 1971) is an American author. She has released five cookbooks about preparing food for families, and is the founder of the GOOD+ Foundation (formerly Baby Buggy), a New York City-based charitable organization that provides essential items for families in need throughout New York City. She is married to comedian Jerry Seinfeld.

Jessica Seinfeld
Seinfeld at the 2012 premiere of What to Expect When You're Expecting in New York
Nina Danielle Sklar

(1971-09-12) September 12, 1971 (age 52)
Alma materUniversity of Vermont
Occupation(s)Author, philanthropist
Years active1996–present
Eric Nederlander
(m. 1998; div. 1998)
(m. 1999)
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