Jennifer Lynne Gareis (born August 1, 1970 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania) 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. 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 Pa. She's part Italian, 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 Ghassemieh. In January 2012 it was announced that Gareis was expecting her second child in the upcoming summer.
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