Jennifer Aniston is an American actress who has been featured in many movies and television series. Find out more about this phenomenal woman including her overall net worth.
Jennifer Aniston Wiki: Movie, Net Worth, ‘Horrible Bosses’, And Facts You Need to Know
Jennifer Joana Aniston is a famous American actor who was born in on February 11 in Sherman Oaks, California. She is the daughter of John Aniston who was a soap opera star and actress Nancy Dow. Jennifer spent her early childhood in Greece with her family until they relocated to New York where her parents divorced when she was 9 years old. Her mother raised her while her father landed a role in the soap opera ‘Days of Our Lives.’ Aniston started acting when she was 11 years old at the Rudolph Steiner School Drama Club. She later attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts where she began her professional training as a drama student. Jennifer Aniston graduated from the “Fame” school of Music, Arts, and Performing Arts in 1987. She later appeared on Off-Broadway productions in ‘For Dear Life’ and ‘Dancing on Checker’s Grave.’ Her first television role was in a series called ‘Molloy’ in 1990 and subsequently, after that she played a role in a movie called ‘The Edge.’ She had a small role in ‘Ferris Bueller,’ and the short lived series ‘Herman’s Head’ where she had a recurring part. She struggled to make her acting career successful for six years when she had a breakthrough in 1994 when she landed a role in a series known as ‘Friends.’ This was the beginning of her acting career in movies, series, and television films.
Her acting career
After several attempts at becoming famous, Jennifer Aniston landed a role as Rachel Green on the television series ‘Friends.’ ‘Friends’ was a huge success for her and she became famous nearly overnight. The nation named Jennifer Aniston’s signature hairstyle in Friends as ‘The Rachel’ and it was the hairstyle every woman wanted to have, in fact, many still wear their hair this way even today. She played the role of Rachel on ‘Friends’ for 10 years and she was given $1 million dollars for every episode she starred in for the last three seasons. After Friends ended in 2004, she won both a Golden Globe and an Emmy Award. Success continued for Aniston when she accepted roles in small independent films like ‘The Good Girl’ and ‘Office Space’ and big-budget productions such as ‘Bruce Almighty,’ ‘Derailed,’ and ‘Rumor Has It.’ She had a role in ‘Marley and Me’ in 2008, playing the wife of fellow actor Owen Wilson. ‘Marley and Me’ became the largest Christmas Day Box Office hit that year selling more than $ 14 million tickets. Her next movie was ‘He Is Just Not That into You’ and too was also ranked as number one at Box Office. In 2010, the famous ‘Friends’ actress played a major role in a movie called ‘The Switch.’ ‘The Switch’ is an offbeat comedy about a fun and smart loving woman who decides to have a baby on her own. Little did she know that her best friend Wally turned out to be her charming sperm donor. ‘The Switch’ has a charming interesting cast that made Jenifer Aniston receive praise from her fans. In 2011, Jennifer Aniston starred in a comedy movie called ‘Horrible Bosses.’ She starred alongside Colin Farrell, Jason Sudekis, and Jason Bateman. ‘Horrible Boss’ brought in more than $200 million dollars. In 2014, Aniston also starred in ‘Horrible Bosses 2,’ which was a huge success as well. Another movie the famous actor played a role in was ‘Just Go with It.’ In ‘Just Go with It,’ a comedy, she starred as a fake soon to be ex-wife to a plastic surgeon who wanted to cover up his lies to his much younger girlfriend. Just Go with It is a hilarious romantic comedy that made huge returns. In 2013, Jennifer Aniston worked again with Sudekis in the movie ‘We’re the Millers.’ In the comedy ‘We’re the Millers,’ Jennifer Aniston starred as a stripper called Rose who went undercover as a normal housewife. Aniston tried smuggling marijuana from Mexico to America with her fake family. ‘We’re the Millers’ was a successful comedy that made $270 million dollars worldwide.
Jennifer Aniston’s Marriage to Justin Theroux
Jennifer Aniston met the American actor and film producer Justin Theroux through a mutual friend who introduced them. The two worked in a number of movie series such as ‘Tropic Thunder’ in 2008 and ‘Wanderlust’ in 2011. They started dating during the filming of ‘Wanderlust’ and soon after the pair became engaged. Before then, Aniston had been married to Brad Pitt for 5 years, from 2000 to 2005. The marriage ended when Brad Pitt left Aniston for Angelina Jolie after they starred in a film called Mr. and Mrs. Smith. Justin Theroux married Aniston in August 2015, but in February of 2018, Jennifer Aniston announced her divorce to Justin Theroux. They both released a statement that declared their mutual agreement to split up. The famous ‘Friends’ actress made sure she had secured her fortune even before she got married to Justin Theroux. Rumor has it that the two split up due to their differences in the living arrangements. Justin Theroux wanted to stay in New York but Aniston preferred Los Angeles where she had her privacy. In New York, paparazzi were always following her around. Justin Theroux is an American actor, film producer, director, comedian, and screenwriter. He was born on August 10, 1971 and he’s best known in for his work that includes ‘Mulholland Drive,’ 2001, and ‘Inland Empire,’ 2006. He also acted in HBO series ‘The Leftovers’ as Kevin Garvey in 2014 to 2017 and he also took part in ‘The Girl on the Train’ as Tom in 2016. He has also starred in ‘Iron Man 2,’ ‘Rock of Ages,’ ‘Zoolander 2,’ and ‘The Lego Ninjago Movie.’
Jennifer Aniston’s Twitter Page
Aniston’s Twitter page blew up when fans heard about Jennifer Aniston that she and Justin had called it quits. The majority of her fans on Twitter are hoping that Jennifer Aniston will get back together with the love of her life Brad Pitt. The two are now single again and they still look hot. Some fans are objecting on Twitter for their reunion since they are not close anymore ever since their divorce. People expressed their dislike for Justin Theroux. There are claims on Twitter that her failed second marriage to Justin was due to Brad Pitt. Jennifer Aniston is amazed how everyone on Twitter is still rooting for them after all these years of separation.
Awards and Achievements
The famous ‘Friends’ actor has received many awards for her remarkable performance in films such as ‘The Good Girl’ and the television series ‘Friends’. She has been awarded an Emmy Award, A Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. She has also been nominated 77 times as the Funniest Supporting Female Performer in a TV Series. The famous actor has had 34 wins in various major movies. She has had an outstanding career which continues to progress. She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2012. In 2015, for her film ‘The Cake,’ Aniston received an award and a nomination for The Best Actress Award. Subsequently, the actress won Multiple People’s Choice Awards and Teen Choice Awards for taking part in different TV shows and films. In 2004, the famous actress was named “The most beautiful woman” by peoples magazine. She also won Vanguard Award in 2007 for enhancing equal rights for the LGBT people. She was voted as the “sexiest woman of all times” in the men’s health magazine in 2011.
Facts to Know About Jennifer Aniston
1. At the age of 11, Jennifer Aniston developed her passion for art in Rudolph Steiner School where she schooled. She worked on a painting that was later displayed in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 2. When Jennifer Aniston was in school, she thought she was not clever. She had anger issues in her early childhood and her mother was always criticizing her. She later discovered in her early 20’s that she suffered from dyslexia. This made her childhood traumas dissolve since she understood why she never performed well in school. 3. After starring in her first horror film ‘Leprechaun,’ Aniston wanted to quit acting. 4. Aniston’s mother published an uncomplimentary memoir about her in 1999 “From Mother and Daughter to Friends.” Jennifer felt betrayed and she never invited her mother to her wedding with Brad Pitt. 5. Since Jennifer got married, she has never viewed her wedding photos. 6. She has always wanted to be a therapist if she never managed in the acting industry. 7. The nation named Jennifer Aniston’s hairstyle signature in the series Friends as ‘Rachel’ after Aniston’s name in the series. However, before her fame, she always tended to her hair where she used to cut split ends. 8. Originally, Jennifer Aniston’s last name was Anastassakis. However, her father changed it when they moved to the United States from Greece. 9. Her nickname is Jen or Jenna. 10. In the film known as ‘The Good Girl’ in 2002, Aniston was awarded an Independent Spirit Award. 11. She sticks to her own style and has never gone with the trend. She feels that going with the trend seems unreal. 12. Before her fame, Jennifer did odd jobs such as being a bike messenger, waitress, and telemarketer to support her acting career. 13. She used to twirl her hair until she was left with no hair. Nowadays, she moves her twirls. 14. She appeared in a music video in 1996 for the song “Walls.” 15. She feels comfortable wearing wide-legged jeans to skinny jeans. 16. She gained most of her net worth in the series ‘Friends.’ 17. The famous actress has a younger half-brother who was born in 1989. His name is Alexander Aniston.
Her Net Worth
The remarkable American actress is believed to have an estimated net worth of $220 million. Her net worth multiplied due to her outstanding performance on ‘Friends’ for the last three seasons, where she was paid $ 1 million per episode. Films such as ‘Horrible Bosses’ and ‘We’re the Millers’ gave her an estimate of $25.5 million that increased her net worth too. Another $5 million is added to her net worth for being the face of Emirates Airline. The American actress continues to increase her fortune by taking parts in TV shows and movies. She is one of the highest paid actresses in the acting industry. The amazing famous ‘Friends’ comedian-actress has worked over the years to make her career in acting a huge success. She has starred in some major films and movies such as ‘Horrible Bosses’ 1 and 2, ‘Just Go With It,’ ‘We’re the Millers,’ ‘The Switch’ and many more. She has done remarkable work with her life despite having issues with her self-image in her early childhood. She continues to amaze her fans with her charming character.