The Friends’ star Jennifer Aniston has split from her husband, Justin Theroux of 7 years. Read everything about him, including his net worth and other facts.
Who is Justin Theroux?
Justin Paul Theroux was born in 1971. He is an American actor, director, film producer, comedian and screenwriter. Theroux is widely known for his work with director David Lynch in ‘Mulholland Drive’ in 2001 and Inland Empire in 2006. Justin Theroux also starred in the HBO series, ‘The Leftovers’ aired from 2014 to 2017. He also appeared in the movie, ‘The Girl on the Train’ in 2016. Theroux is also worked as a screenwriter for films like, ‘Tropic Thunder’, ‘Iron Man 2’, ‘Rock of Ages’ and ‘Zoolander 2’. Theroux has also rendered his voice in the 2017 film, ‘The Lego Ninjago’ movie. Theroux was born in Washington, D.C to parents Phyllis Grissim Theroux, an essayist and author and father, Eugene Albert Theroux, a lawyer. Justin Theroux is also the nephew of travel writer and novelist, Paul Theroux. Theroux attended the Lafayette Elementary School, the Field School and the Annunciation School. He got into acting while he was still in high school at the Buxton School in Williamstown, Massachusetts. He graduated from Bennington College in 1993 with a B.A. in visual arts and drama. Justin Theroux was initially in a relationship with stylist Heidi Bivens for 14 year. They split in 2011 and Theroux began dating Aniston in 2011. They were working together on the film, ‘Wanderlust’. They got engaged in 2012 and married in 2015. Sadly, in 2018, the couple officially announced their separation.
Theroux appeared in his debut movie, ‘I Shot Andy Warhol’ in 1996. He has performed both in Broadway and in numerous off-Broadway productions. Justin Theroux has also appeared in comedy films like ‘Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle’, ‘The Baxter’, ‘Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion’, ‘Broken Hearts Club’, ‘American Psycho’ and ‘Zoolander’. Theroux’s film, ‘American Psycho’ was comparatively a more serious film compared to his other films. His film, ‘Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle’ was released in 2003 and was directed by McG. Theroux has also appeared in the cult television shows, ‘Strangers with Candy’ and Miami Vice. He starred in the films ‘Mulholland Drive’ and ‘Inland Empire’ both by David Lynch. In 2003, Theroux appeared in a music video featuring a British band for the song, ‘Hysteria’. He has also starred in many television shows including, ‘The District’, ‘Alias’, ‘Ally McBeal’, ‘Sex and the City’ and ‘Six Feet Under’. Theroux directed his first film, ‘Dedication’ in 2006. The music score was done by the band Deerhoof for this film as he is a great fan of theirs. Theroux co-authored the film, ‘Tropic Thunder’ which was nominated for an Oscar. In 2008, Theroux was seen in the HBO miniseries, ‘John Adams’. He also played Justin in Parks and Recreation. Theroux wrote the screenplay for the 2010 film Iron Man 2. The year 2011 saw him in the film ‘Your Highness’, wherein he plays the part of an evil wizard. In 2012, he appeared in the film ‘Wanderlust’ with his future wife Jennifer Aniston. By August 2012, Theroux was hired to direct and rewrite the script for the comedy film ‘Swear to God’. Justin Theroux appeared as the lead character in HBO’s ‘The Leftovers’. ‘The Leftovers’ was a ten-episode series which was premiered in 2014 and is based on a book of the same name. He co-wrote the sequel ‘Zoolander 2’ in 2016 and also reprised his role in the film.
Split between Jennifer Aniston and her husband Theroux
Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston have split after seven years together. The pair themselves called Time to confirm the news via a statement from their publicist. Insisting the split ‘was mutual and lovingly made at the end of last year’, they declared they are making a statement on the matter ‘in an effort to reduce any further speculation’. The statement, continued: ‘Normally we would do this privately, but given that the gossip industry cannot resist an opportunity to speculate and invent, we wanted to convey the truth directly. ‘Whatever else is printed about us that is not directly from us, is someone else’s fictional narrative. Above all, we are determined to maintain the deep respect and love that we have for one another.’ They added that they were, ‘two best friends who have decided to part ways as a couple, but look forward to continuing our cherished friendship’. Aniston and Theroux have been together since 7 years totally. They got engaged in 2012 and married in 2015. They split up in 2018. They got engaged in a ceremony at their Bel Air home. The ceremony was relatively low key and none of the guests knew that they were invited for an engagement ceremony. They told friends that they were celebrating Justin’s upcoming birthday, but ‘the couple made the big reveal once all guests arrived…and Jen apologized for tricking everyone’. Jennifer Aniston had previously been married to Brad Pitt from 2000 to 2005 and was engaged to actor Tate Donovan in 1997. She was also in other relationships with Daniel McDonald from 1990 to 1994, with Vince Vaughn from 2005 to 2006 and then with John Mayer from 2008 to 2009. Theroux had never been married before but he was in a 14 year long relationship with a stylist, Heidi Bivens. The net worth of Jennifer Aniston is estimated to be around $200 million. Aniston has made a huge net worth owing to her successful role as Rachel Green in the very popular ‘Friends’. Aniston was featured on Forbes’ Celebrity 100 list every year since 2001. She had topped the list in 2003. The news of their break up came a week after she gave a sneak peek into the couple’s home. She said, ‘I look around at my husband and my dogs and our home, and there’s nowhere else I want to be.’ Theroux got candid about their relationship in an interview saying,
‘It’s good to have someone have your back. ‘Marriage makes the small things much smaller and the big things small.’ Their split came as a shock to all their fans.