Jordan Semyon is the wife and business partner of career criminal and entrepreneur Frank Semyon. She is a recurring character in the second season of True Detective.

Biography Edit

Frank Semyon's wife and closest ally, Jordan struggles not only with his choices, but her own as well. They have been trying to have a baby but Jordan seems to be infertile.

Personality Edit

Jordan Semyon is a commanding and self confident woman. She's not afraid to get involved and speak her piece of mind. Jordan boosts her husband's self esteem and helps make decisions.

Frank calls his wife "the brains". Her influence and power helps recoup lost business money, outsourcing new investors to recover her and Franks missing investments and is the first person to suspect Blake.

Behind the scenes Edit

Jordan Semyon is portrayed by Kelly Reilly in Season 2 of True Detective.

Episode appearances Edit


  • Jordan's strong authoritative persona lingers in the song from the second season opening sequence, Leonard Cohen's "Nevermind": "Our law of peace / Which understands / A husband leads / A wife commands."

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