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Kim DeJesus was born and raised in Wheaton, Illinois. Being immersed all of her life in theatre, dance and visual art, she has always felt most at home in the arts. As a child, she fell in love with performing in community/school theatre and knew from a young age she wanted to pursue acting.
DeJesus received the Katherine K. Herberger painting scholarship to Arizona State University where she studied painting and drawing and graduated with a BFA. She furthered her education with a post-graduate Art Education degree from North Central College. Kim has trained at some of the best acting schools, and with several of the top acting coaches, in the business. She is also an experienced print model and has been in numerous print campaigns, magazines and catalogs.
Kim has appeared in dozens of local, regional, and national commercials, as well as several independent films. She was in the Bollywood action feature, Dhoom 3. She also made appearances on Sullivan and Sons, HERlarious, and you might recognize her from Season 23 of CBS TV’s EmmyAward-winning series The Amazing Race.
Kim married professional MLB player David DeJesus and together they formed The DeJesus Family Foundation, which aids families in crisis who do not have access to basic human needs. Kim’s greatest joy in life is being a mom to their son Kingston.