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Jennifer Lynne Gareis (born August 1, 1972) is an American actress and former beauty queen. She is best known for her roles as Grace Turner on The Young and the Restless and as Donna Logan on The Bold and the Beautiful.
Gareis was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College, where she majored in accounting and was an All-American Swimmer, and J.P. McCaskey High School of Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
She is of part Italian descent. Her great-grandmother Sebastiana Tringali came from Militello in Val di Catania, and the city gave her the honorary citizenship.
On June 11, 2010 Gareis gave birth to her first child, son Gavin Blaze Gareis Kibe.
In January 2012 it was announced that Gareis was expecting her second child in the upcoming summer. On June 29, Gareis gave birth to a girl who she named Sophia Rose Gareis Kibe.
Gareis competed in her first beauty pageant in 1992 when she placed second runner-up at Miss Pennsylvania USA. She later competed in New York, winning the Miss New York USA 1994 title, and representing New York in the Miss USA 1994 pageant held in South Padre Island, Texas on February 11, 1994. Gareis placed in the top six of the nationally televised pageant, which was won by Lu Parker of South Carolina.
Gareis later began an acting career and landed the role of Grace Turner on CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless, which she played from 1997 to 2000 and again in 2001, 2002 and 2004. She is best known for her current role as Donna Logan on The Bold and the Beautiful, a role she has held since July 2006. She was ranked #90 on the Maxim Hot 100 Women of 2002.
J.P. McCaskey High School
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Jennifer Lynne Gareis (born August 1, 1970) is an American actress and former beauty queen. She is best known for her roles as Grace Turner on The Young and the Restless and as Donna Logan on The Bold and the Beautiful.
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