Jackie Almonte was born to Dominican parents in Washington Heights where she was raised. She has two daughters and a Bachelor’s degree in Public Accounting. Jackie’s passion has always been acting and she has always pursued it, but in 2015 she decided to take her acting career to full force. Now she has short films, a few web series, TV shows, commercials and she also co-hosts an online radio show. One of her short films was in the Harlem Film Festival and won the Uptown Award for best short. Her Thrive NYC Commercial was shown in over 10 channels in NY State and the ad campaign is still shown in the NYC subways. One of her web series was selected to be at the American Black Film Festival in Miami. She is now filming a feature film and another web series and just got booked to model for an online catalog for plus size jeans.