Who is Colombe Jacobsen-Derstine?
Colombe Jacobsen-Derstine was born in Chicago, Illinois USA, on 21 December 1977 – her zodiac sign Sagittarius, and she holds American nationality. She’s an actress and a chef, with only nine acting credits to her name, perhaps still known best for her portrayal of Hailey, in the critically acclaimed 2002 action adventure comedy movie “Men in Black II”. It was directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, starred Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith and Rip Torn, and follows Agent Jay as he’s trying to restore his colleague Agent Kay’s memory, which is the only way to prevent Earth from being destroyed by an alien race; the movie won four of the 20 awards for which it was nominated.
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Early life and education
Colombe was raised in Chicago by her parents, about whom little is known, as they prefer to be left out of media, but it’s said that her father’s a businessman, and that her mother’s a lawyer. As Colombe hasn’t mentioned having any siblings, it’s believed that she’s an only child.
She was still attending a local elementary school when she became interested in acting, mostly because she used to watch TV with her parents nearly every night. Colombe was 15 years old when she launched her acting career, with her portrayal of Becky in the popular 1993 family fantasy comedy movie “Rookie of the Year”, directed by Daniel Stern, and which starred Thomas Ian Nicholas, Gary Busey and Albert Hall.
It follows a boy who has just had an accident, which has miraculously given him a powerful pitching arm, and so joining the baseball team Chicago Cubs; the movie won one of the two awards for which it was nominated.
Colombe attended a local high school, from which she matriculated in 1996. She then enrolled at Sarah Lawrence College, from which she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2000; Colombe continued her education at New York’s Natural Gourmet Cooking School, graduating in 2004.
Career as an actress
In 1994, Colombe was cast to play Julie in the family comedy movie “D2: The Mighty Ducks”, directed by Sam Weisman, and which starred Emilio Estevez, Kathryn Erbe and Michael Tucker.
It follows an ice hockey team who are trying to win the Junior Goodwill Games; Colombe reprised her role in the 1996 sequel “D3: The Mighty Ducks”.
In 2002, she portrayed Patty, in the romantic film “Moonlight Mile”, written and directed by Brad Silbering, and which starred Jake Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman and Susan Sarandon. It follows a young man whose fiancée has just died, while he’s now befriended her parents, hoping they will help him discover what he’s searching for in life; the movie won one of the six awards for which it was nominated.
In 2003, Colombe played Hannah Allen, the main character in the horror drama movie “Searching for Haizmann”, written and directed by Scott Gordon and Ron Meyer, and which also starred Lucas Elliot Eberl and Jenny Mollen.
It follows the life of Johann Christoph Haizmann, a painter who lived in the 1650s, and who was believed to be the son of the devil. Colombe’s following role was her portrayal of Nadia in the 2007 thriller film “Descent”, written and directed by Talia Lugacy, and which starred Rosario Dawson, Chad Faust and Marcus Patrick. It follows a college student who has been brutally raped, and is now trying to go on with her life; the same year saw Colombe play Prostitute, in the comedy movie “The Living Wake”.
After a seven-year break from acting, which she took to work as a chef, Colombe was cast to play Lisa in the critically acclaimed 2014 adventure comedy movie “Chef’, written and directed by Jon Favreau, who also starred in it alongside Robert Downey Jr. and Scarlett Johansson.
The film follows a chef who has closed down his restaurant, and has bought a food truck; it won two of the six awards for which it was nominated.
Colombe hasn’t appeared in any movies or TV series since 2014, but hasn’t officially retired from acting.
In 2007, Colombe was featured in two episodes of the reality game-show “Food Network Star”.
Career as a chef
In 2014, upon graduating from Natural Gourmet Cooking School, Colombe began working as a private chef, and entered the competition Next Food Network Star, reaching the finals. She then launched her own cooking show – “Conscious Cooking” – which aired on Food Network.
Colombe has since worked with various companies related to food, including Healthination and Sabra Dipping Company, and is today running her own food blog, on which one can read about her original recipes, favorite foods, and her everyday life.
Love life and relationships
Colombe’s highly secretive when it comes to her love life, and hasn’t spoken of any men (or women) whom she has perhaps been with, however, it’s widely known that she’s today married to the non-celebrity American Jeffrey Lefreur.
Jeffrey’s trying to stay away from the media’s attention, but is active on LinkedIn; he holds a Bachelor’s degree from New York University, and is the CEO of Cannabis Realty Income Trust.
Colombe and Jeffrey haven’t shared the date of their wedding, but it’s believed that they exchanged vows sometime in the 2000s. Colombe has given birth to their two children, named Xander and Delphine Lefleur.
As of September 2021, Colombe’s married to Jeffrey Lefleur, and they have two children.
Hobbies and other interests
Colombe’s main hobby is travelling, and she’s been all around the world, while her Instagram account is filled with pictures taken during her travels; she has just recently travelled to Costa Rica. Her main reason for travelling is tasting various cuisines, while Colombe also enjoys exploring countries’ nature.
She seems to be enjoying the attention which she’s receiving from her over 12,000 followers on Instagram, which is why she’s highly active on the network; Colombe has uploaded over 200 pictures.
She’s physically active, but seems to be more interested in taking care of her mental health, rather than physical; Colombe meditates and does yoga on a daily basis.
In her spare time, which is usually late at night, she enjoys watching movies starring her favorite actor and actress, Joaquin Phoenix and Natalie Portman; a couple of her favorite films are “Her”, “Walk the Line” and “Leon: The Professional”.
Age, measurements and net worth
Colombe’s age is 43. She has long brown hair and light blue eyes, her height is 5ft 10ins (1.79m) and she weighs around 150lbs (68kgs).
As of September 2021, her net worth has been estimated at over $1 million.