How much is Jennifer Aniston worth? $240 Million
How did Jennifer Aniston earn her money and wealth?
Jennifer Aniston is one of the most popular names in the American show-business. Born on the 11th of February in 1969 to actors John Aniston and Nancy Dow in the town of Sherman Oaks in California, Aniston lived a short span of her childhood in Greece. The family later moved to Pennsylvania and then to New York. Her nose for acting was discovered at an early age of 11 at the Waldorf School. She went on to join the drama society while pursuing graduation at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in Manhattan. Jennifer Aniston’s first TV appearance was with “Molloy” in 1990. Though it was a short-lived series, it became the stepping stone to Aniston’s acting career. She was then cast in “Ferris Bueller” which again was a short-term drama. She also appeared in two films at the time.
The two unsuccessful TV shows let Aniston down but with the help and support of the then head of NBC Entertainment, she got selected to play a major role in sitcom Friends. Her role Rachel Greene was widely accepted by fans all over the world and this became a turning point in the career and life of Jennifer Aniston. “Friends” became a massive hit all over the globe and the actors got much recognition in the entertainment world. It went on to air for over 10 years from 1994 to 2004. For the last two seasons, Aniston received a salary of $1 million per episode which earned her a spot in The Guinness Book of World Records along with her other female co-stars of “Friends” for being the highest paid television actresses ever. She was also nominated at the Emmy under five categories of which she won the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.
Meanwhile, she also appeared in a couple of movies; “She’s the One” in 1996 and “Dream For an Insomniac” in 1998. Her first casting as a female lead was in the movie Picture Perfect released in 1997 alongside Kevin Bacon and Jay Mohr. She was very warmly received by the critics and public alike for her amazing portrayal of the role. After the success of the low-budget movie “The Good Girl” in 2002, Aniston then went on to play the lead role in “Bruce Almighty” opposite Jim Carrey. The film was a huge box office success. Aniston-starrer, “The Break Up” released in 2006 grossed a whopping $204 million worldwide.
Apart from starring in a number movies, a majority of which were super hits, Jennifer Aniston has also appeared in many TV commercials and music videos. She also launched her perfume range in association with Elizabeth Arden Inc. under the names Jennifer Aniston, J, Near Dusk and Chapter One.
Jennifer Aniston was reported in 2007 by Forbes as one of the top 20 richest women in the entertainment industry with an estimated net worth of about $110 million. In 2007, Forbes recognized her as the “Top selling Celebrity Face in the Entertainment World”. Recently in 2017, she’s been ranked at the second position for being the highest paid actress in the world with an estimate of $25.5 million. She’s constantly been on the Forbes’ list of highest paid actresses ever since 2006.
What are the highest-grossing movies of Jennifer Aniston?
- Bruce Almighty (2003): $242.83M
- We’re the Millers (2013): $150.39M
- Marley & Me (2008): $143.15M
- Just Go with It (2011): $103.03M
- Horrible Bosses (2011): $117.54M
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