Jennie appeared on the series as Kelly Taylor for the full 10 seasons. After the show ended, she starred in a handful of made-for-TV movies before landing a starring role in The WB’s What I Like About You as Valerie Tyler, which lasted for four seasons. In 2007, she appeared on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, and was paired with Derek Hough (they reached the semifinals).
The following year Jennie returned to the role of Kelly Taylor in The CW’s 90210 reboot, playing a guidance counselor at West Beverly High. Most recently Jennie starred in a web series on iVillage called “Garden Party” that’s sponsored by Hidden Valley Ranch and promotes healthy eating for kids. After divorcing her first husband, a musician named Daniel B. Clark, in 1996, she converted to Catholicism in order to marry actor Peter Facinelli in 2001. They have three daughters.