Appeared in underwear along with Yasmine Bleeth, Alyssa Milano, Melissa Joan Hart, Garcelle Beauvais, Carmen Electra, Peta Wilson and Jamie Luner on the cover and inside the October 1997 issue of "Details" magazine.
Restaurant scenes in "Boston Legal: Spring Fever (#2.26)" (2006) were filmed in Ryan's Los Angeles restaurant "Ortolan".
Has appeared in episodes of two different TV series titled "The Gift": "Star Trek: Voyager: The Gift (#4.2)" (1997) and "Dilbert: The Gift (#2.1)" (1999).
Her ex-husband, Jack Ryan, was running for Senator in Illinois, but dropped out of the race when allegations in their divorce proceedings were made public. (2004)
Turned down a cameo in Star Trek: Nemesis (2002) because of her busy schedule on "Boston Public" (2000). The cameo was subsequently given to her "Star Trek: Voyager" (1995) castmate, Kate Mulgrew.
Named after her father.
Her husband, 'Christophe Émé', is a French chef who owns the restaurant Ortolan. Ortolan is located on Third Street in Los Angeles, California. The restaurant serves French food with a modern interpretation.
VH-1 Rock across America
She and her husband Christophe Eme are expecting their first child a girl in March 2008.
Son, with Jack Ryan, Alex. (1995)
Miss Illinois 1989
Parents: Gerhard Florian "Jeri" and Sharon Zimmermann.
Was a member of Alpha Phi Sorority while at Northwestern University (Beta Chapter).
Bust size in 1989 - 36D
Winner of the swimsuit competition in the 1990 Miss America Pageant
Was a national merit scholar and graduated from Northwestern University.
Son, Alex, born in 1994.
Appeared on Jeopardy! Celebrity Invitational on Wednesday, April 29, 1998. Jeri played for St. Jude's Hospital.
Graduated from Lone Oak High School in Paducah, Kentucky in 1986.
Ranked #65 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women In The World" (2002)