|Net Worth:||$300 million|
What is Jennifer Aniston’s Net Worth?
Jennifer Aniston is an American actress and film producer who has a net worth of $300 Million. She started her career in the early 1990s and has since become one of the highest-paid Hollywood actresses.
She was born to John Aniston and Nancy, both her parents are actors. Jennifer started her career as an actress at a very early age. Her debut was in the 1988 film “Mac and Me”, though her role was uncredited.
Her big break came when she starred as Rachel Green in the television series “Friends”, this series ran for 8 years. Aniston has won multiple awards, she has received the Prime Time Emmy Award, The Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild Awards, etc.
Jennifer has been featured in several magazines as one of the world’s most beautiful women. She has also been named one of the most influential actresses in Hollywood. She was married to Brad Pitt for five years, then to Justin Theroux, and the marriage lasted for two years.
Jennifer was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on February 22, 2012, by The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.
Jennifer Aniston was born in Los Angeles, on February 11, 1969, to John Aniston and Nancy Dow who are both actors. She has two half-brothers, John Melick, and Alex Aniston. At a young age, Jennifer’s family moved to New York City where she was enrolled in Waldorf School. At the age of nine her parents officially divorced.
Jennifer was discovered to have a talent for acting at the age of 11 while she was at Waldorf School. She attended high school at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music, Art, and Performing Arts. While in high school, she joined the drama club.
Jennifer was part of Broadway Productions like “Dancing on Checker’s Grave” and “For Dear Life”. While working for broadway, she found other ways to sustain herself, she worked as a waitress, bike messenger, and Telemarketer.
She got an uncredited role in 1988 in a sci-fi film “Mac and Me”. She was featured as a spokesmodel on “The Howard Stern Show”.
Jennifer moved back to Los Angeles sometime after, and she got her first break in a Television series “Molloy” (1990). She also featured in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off unfortunately both television shows failed and were canceled.
Jennifer starred in Cucamonga(1990), and in 1993 she starred in Leprechaun, a role she later expressed embarrassment over. She appeared in “The Edge”, and “Muddling Thorugh” both shows flopped. She later starred in Quantum Leap, Burke’s Law, and Herman’s Head as a guest actress.
After four flopped television shows, Jennifer understandably became depressed. This caused her to seek help from Waren Littlefield who was the head of NBC entertainment at the time. He encouraged her and later help her with a role in “Friends”.
Jennifer Aniston auditioned for the role of Monica Geller but was later cast as Rachel Green. She remained on the show till it ended in 2004, then she took a 15-year sabbatical break from acting except for some guest roles.
Jennifer was widely recognized and received several awards for her role in “Friends”. She received five Primetime Emmy Award nominations: two supporting actress nominations and three lead actress nominations, she the won Best Lead Actress Award.
Jennifer was also nominated for Golden Globe Awards, she won the Best Actress in Television Series Musical or Comedy Award. She and the co-stars in the series became the highest-paid actresses as they were paid $ 1 million dollars per episode in the final season of “Friends”.
Jennifer returned to the entertainment scenes in 1996 after her sabbatical where she starred in “She’s the one”, a RomCom. In 1997 she starred in “Picture Perfect” alongside Jay Mohr and Kevin Bacon. She also did “The Object of My Affection” and “Office Space”.
After a series of inconsequential films, Jennifer landed another huge success with the 2003 film “Bruce Almighty” This movie grossed a worldwide box office of $484 million making it one of the highest-grossing films in 2003. She also recorded success with the film “Along came Polly”, the film grossed $ 27.7 million the weekend it premiered.
Jennifer between 2005 – 2013 had a lot of successful projects. She starred in “Derailed” and “Rumor Has it” in 2005. In 2006 she appeared in “Friends With Money” which was moderately successful.
She made her debut in 2006 with a short film called Room 10 where she featured co-stars like Kris Kristofferson and Robin Wright. She starred in an episode of “Dirt” as a guest act in 2007. Jennifer was cast in “Marley & Me”(2008), “He’s Just Not That Into You”(2009),”Bounty Hunter (2010), The Switch(2010), “Just Go With It”(2011), and “Horrible Bosses”.
Just go with it and Horrible bosses was a huge success as the film grossed hundreds of millions worldwide. She did “Wanderlust” in 2012 and “We’re the Millers” in 2013. Both films recorded significant success.
Recent Projects: 2014 – present day
Jennifer Aniston was part of so many projects in the last decade. Some of the projects are :-
- Life of Crime(2014)
- The Guardian (2014)
- Cake (2014)
- She’s Funny That Way (2015)
- Mother’s Day (2016)
- Office Christmas Party(2016)
- “Dumplin” (2016) etc.
Awards & Recognitions
Jennifer Aniston has been nominated for quite a number of awards, she has also won a lot of these awards.
Some of them are:-
- Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
- Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a female Actor in A Drama Series
- Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy
- PrimeTime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Aniston got married to Brad Pitt in 2000, the marriage lasted for five years after which they divorced amicably. In 2011 she started seeing fellow actor, Justin Theroux, they later got married in 2015 in 2017, they announced their divorce.
Jennifer Anniston practices Karate and Yoga, she only recently revealed to the media that she was diagnosed with dyslexia in her twenties. Jennifer Anniston does not have any children but not for lack of trying, she revealed that she has had several failed IVF attempts
She donated funds during Hillary Clinton and Obama’s Presidential campaigns in 2016 and 2008 respectively.
Businesses & Investments
In 2002, Jennifer Aniston alongside Brad Pitt and Brad Grey founded Plan B Entertainment, a production Company. She founded Echo films alongside Kristin Hahn in 2008.
Jennifer signed a contract with Elizabeth Arden Inc, a fragrance company. She released her first signature perfume in 2010, she launched her second perfume in 2014. she has since then launched perfumes each year till 2020.
She was part of a PR campaign for Smartwater, she was also a co-founder of a hair product brand Living Proof. In 2015, she was the face of Emirates Airline, she was paid about $ 5 million for it.
Jennifer Aniston has been involved in several charitable causes. She starred in a campaign video “It Can’t-Wait” meant to free Burma. She was involved in the commercials for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in their 2008 Stand Up to Cancer show.
Jennifer is a supporter of Friends of El Faro, a nonprofit organization that helps raise money for an orphanage in Mexico.
Jennifer Aniston’s Net Worth is estimated at $300 million. She was paid over $20,000 per episode of friends in the first season, so the tally was about $500,000.
For the second season of friends, she was paid $40,000 per episode, amount summed up to $960,000. In the Third season, pay per episode was increased to $75,000 per episode so she made about $1.8 million.
Season 4 salary was increased to $85,000 per episode, at the end of the season the total was $2.04 million. The salary for season 5 was 100,000 totaling $2.5 million, and season 6 salary was $125,000 making the total $3.1 million.
Towards the beginning of a new season (seasons 7 & 8) the cast salary was raised hugely to $750,000 per episode which totaled about $36 Million. She made a total of $42 million for seasons 9 & 10. So by our calculations, she made about $95 Million in salary from “Friends”. She also made some money from royalties and bonuses.
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