Jennifer Lawrence is an American actress. She is known for her versatile performances in various movies and she was also the world’s highest paid actress in the year 2015 and 2016.
|Name||Jennifer Shrader Lawrence|
|Birth date||15 August, 1990|
|Birth place||Indian Hills, Kentucky, US|
|Age||31 years (2021)|
|Parents||Gary Lawrence, Karen Lawrence|
FAMILY AND EARLY LIFE
Jennifer was born to her father Gary Lawrence, owner of a construction company “Lawrence & Associates” and her mother Karen Lawrence, a children’s camp manager on 15 August, 1990 in Kentucky, US. She was the first girl to be born in 50 years on her paternal side of the family. She has two elder brothers: Ben, managing partner of an IT company “Louisville Geek” and Blaine, the owner and operator of the camp that was founded by their mother. Jennifer once said in an interview that she learned to be ‘tough’ like her brothers while growing up. Jennifer is married to Cooke Maroney, an art gallery director and the couple is expecting their first child.
Jennifer wanted to become a doctor, buy a house, be a mother and live in Kentucky when she was young but always knew that she will be very famous one day. She studies at Kemmerer Middle School, Louisville. She was homeschooled for some reason and finished her school two years earlier with flying colors. She was hyperactive and had social anxiety. She was a cheerleader, played netball, field hockey and basketball. She played with the boys’ team that her father used to coach because her mother felt she was too dangerous to play with girls.
CAREER AND NET WORTH
Jennifer was 14 years old when she was spotted by a talent scout company. And since then, it wasn’t too late before she became one of the biggest stars of the entertainment industry of the world.
After being spotted by the talent company, she moved to Los Angeles and began her acting career by playing guest roles on television. Her first major role came as a main cast member on the sitcom The Bill Engvall Show (2007–2009), in which she played the title character’s oldest daughter. Lawrence made her film debut in a supporting role in the drama “Garden Party” (2008) and had her breakthrough playing a poverty-stricken teenage girl Ree Dolly in the coming-of-age independent mystery drama “Winter’s Bone” (2010). Her career progressed with her starring roles as the mutant Mystique in the “X-Men” film series (2011–2019) and Katniss Everdeen in “The Hunger Games” film series (2012–2015). The latter established her as the highest-grossing action heroine of all time.
Jennifer’s net worth is estimated around $160 million.
|Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Satellite Award||Best Actress||Silver Linings Playbook (2012)|
|Golden Globe Award||Best Actress||Joy (2015)|
|Golden Globe Award, BAFTA Award||Best Supporting Actress||American Hustle (2013)|
|Five MTV Awards, Saturn Award, Three People’s Choice Awards||–||The Hunger Game Series|
|Two MTV Awards||–||Silver Linings Playbook|
|Three People’s Choice Awards||–||X-Men series|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (175 cm)|
|Weight||63 kg (139 lbs)|