Who is Jennifer Lawrence?
Jennifer Lawrence is a famous actress in Hollywood who is being credited as the highest-paid actress since 2016. She is best known for her portrayal of Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games film franchise and Raven in the X-Men series. She earned an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the film Silver Linings Playbook, and thus far the second youngest actress to win an acting Oscar. Lawrence has appeared in a number of high-profile movies since her career beginnings with her films have grossed over $5.7 billion worldwide.
Jennifer Lawrence was born on the 15th of August 1990 in Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. She’s currently 29 years old.
|Birth Name||Jennifer Shrader Lawrence|
|Date of Birth||August 15, 1990|
|Place of Birth||Indian Hills, Kentucky, U.S.|
|Age||29 years old|
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
Family and Education
Her father, to Gary, was a construction worker, and Karen (née Koch), was a summer camp manager. She has two older brothers, Ben and Blaine Lawrence. She has English, German, Irish, Scottish, and remote French, ancestry.
Lawrence got her education at the Kammerer Middle School in Louisville. She dropped out of school at the age of 14 to pursue an acting career.
Jennifer Lawrence Boyfriend
Jennifer Lawrence was in a relationship with her X-Men co-star Nicholas Hoult from 2011 to 2014 and then briefly dated Coldplay frontman Chris Martin in 2014. She was in a relationship with director Darren Aronofsky from 2016 to 2017.
She is dating New York-based art gallerist, Cooke Maroney since 2018.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 9 inches|
Centimeters – 175 cm
Meters – 1.75 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 63 kg|
Pounds – 139 lbs
|Shoe Size||10.5 (US)/8 (UK)|
|Dress Size||6 (US)/10 (UK)|
|Distinctive Features||Husky voice|
Witty sense of humor
Blue eyes and Blonde hair
Jennifer Lawrence launched her acting career in 2008 when she was cast as Tiffany “Tiff”, a troubled teenager in an American drama film, ‘Garden Party’.
Lawrence got her big break in 2010 with Debra Granik’s small-scale drama ‘Winter’s Bone’, based on Daniel Woodrell’s novel of the same name. Her portrayal of a poverty-stricken teenager in the film propelled her fame and earned her an Academy Award for Best Actress nomination, becoming the second-youngest person to be nominated in the category.
Lawrence had her first role in a television film titled ‘Company Town’ in 2006. The same year, she appeared in an episode of an American comedy-drama detective mystery television series ‘Monk’ as Mascot, thus making her television debut.
Her performances in ‘Silver Linings Playbook’, ‘Hunger Games’ films, ‘X-Men’ films and ‘Joy’ are arguably her career-best performances, for which she was nominated and won several awards, including an Oscar award.
Jennifer Lawrence Favorites
- TV Shows – Gossip Girl (2001), Bones (2005), The Simpsons (1989), Family Guy (1999)
- Movies – Breakfast At Tiffany’s (1961), Shawshank Redemption (1994), The Sound Of Music (1965), We Need To Talk About Kevin (2011)
- Bands – Jake Bugg, Beatles, The Spice Girls, The Black Keys, Queen
- Songs – “Another One Bites The Dust” by Queen
- Books – The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory (2001), Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters & Seymour by J. D. Salinger (1963), We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver (2003), Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy (1877), The Rum Diary by Hunter S. Thompson (1993)
- Place – New York
- Colors – Blue, Gold
Jennifer Lawrence Net Worth
Jennifer Lawrence has a net worth of $130 million. She owns a 5,500-square-foot, five-bedroom luxury mansion in Beverly Hills. The house was previously owned by Eric Johnson and Jessica Simpson. She bought the mansion for $7 million. Though she has a huge collection of cars in her garage, she is often seen driving Volkswagen EOS and Chevy Volt.
Jennifer Lawrence Facts
While studying in school, she was involved in cheerleading, softball, field hockey, and basketball. She also loves horseback riding and had her tailbone injured when she was thrown from a horse.
She was discovered by a talent scout at the age of 14, who convinced her to pursue acting. Though her mother was against her decision since she wanted her to take modeling as her career, she decided to pursue acting.
She had her first acting role at the age of 9 when she appeared in a church play in the role of a prostitute.
Lawrence got her breakthrough in 2006 when she appeared in the television show ‘Company Town’. Following her television debut, she starred in many sitcoms in minor guest roles.
In 2011, People magazine named her as one of the “Most Beautiful People in the World” list and Maxim magazine ranked her at #10 on their “Hot 100 Women of 2011” list.
In 2012, she was named as having the “Sexiest eyes” by Victoria’s Secret What Is Sexy list.
At the age of 22, Lawrence became the second-youngest actress to win an Academy Award in Best Actress category after Marlee Matlin, who won for Children of a Lesser God (1986) at age 21. Lawrence bagged the award for her role in Silver Linings Playbook.
By 23, she was already nominated for three Oscars making her the youngest actress to do so.
In 2013, Time magazine named her as one of “100 Most Influential People in the World”.
In 2014, Forbes listed her as the highest-grossing actor of the year in Hollywood with her movies have grossed over $1.4 billion at the worldwide box office.
Forbes named her as the world’s highest-paid actress in 2015 and 2016 with annual earnings of $52 million and $46 million, respectively.
Lawrence became a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2011.
Forbes named her as the world’s third highest-paid actress in 2017, with earnings of $24 million.
She was featured in several international magazines like FHM, Glamour, Vogue and many others.
She is a huge fan of Marion Cotillard.
Lawrence is a philanthropist and has actively supported various charitable programs such as ‘Feeding America’, Thirst Project’ and ‘Do Something’.