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Courtney Cox Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Courtney Cox worth? $150 million

How did Courtney Cox earn her money and wealth?

Cox is an American actress, producer, and director and was born on June 15, 1964, in Birmingham, Alabama. Her parents are Richard Lewis Cox and Courteney Copeland. Her siblings are Virginia, Dorothy, and Richard, Jr. Cox graduated from Mountain Brook High School. Although she took up architecture course at Mount Vernon College in Washington, D.C., she didn’t complete it, instead of which, she pursued a career in acting and modeling. She is most popular for her role in Friends, the NBC sitcom as Monica Geller, apart from her performance in the horror series Scream as Gale Weathers and in the ABC/TBS sitcom Cougar Town as Jules Cobb. She earned her first Golden Globe nomination for her role in Cougar Town. She has got her own production company under the name ‘Coquette Productions’. She was the director for Cougar Town and the television film Talhotblond.

She made her debut in Hollywood by appearing in a music video “Dancing in the Dark” by Bruce Springsteen. Some of her early films are Masters of the Universe (1987), Cocoon: The Return (1988), I’ll Be Home for Christmas (1988), and Mr. Destiny (1990). In 1993, she took up a role in the CBS sitcom The Trouble with Larry. She showed up in a music video “Good Intentions”. The song was also put on the Friends soundtrack.

Cox entered the Guinness Book of World Records (2005) for being the highest-paid TV actress of all time. This was following the US$1 million-per-episode paycheck for the final two seasons of Friends that she received. Courtney Cox and her cast that included Jennifer Aniston, Matt Le Blanc, Matthew Perry, Lisa Kudrow and David Schwimmer garnered worldwide popularity with the series which is still revered in all corners of the world and draws in millions in wealth every year. It has been nominated as the Best TV sitcom of all times by various prestigious magazines and polls.

She also gained popularity for adapting the role of reporter Gale Weathers in Scream (1996), Scream 2 (1997), and Scream 3 (2000). Courtney Cox admits to having undergone plastic surgery a few times during her career and finally revealed recently that she would be having her fillers removed.

Apart from filming and excelling in TV shows, Cox also emerged on the covers of teen magazines like Tiger Beat and Little Miss, and also on the covers of aplenty romance novels. From then on, her interested in the field enlarged to take up featuring in commercials under her wing. She materialized in commercials for Maybelline, Noxema, New York Telephone Company, and Tampax.

What are the highest grossing movies of Courtney Cox?

  • Scream (1996): $1,000,000
  • Scream 2 (1997): $5,000,000
  • Scream 3 (2000): $7,000,000
  • 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001): $7,100,000
  • November (2004): $150,000

What are the most popular TV shows of Courtney Cox?

  • Friends (1994-2004): $18,000,000
  • Cougar Town (2009-2015): $2,400,000

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