Full Name: Jennifer Joanna Aniston
Date of Birth: February 11 1969
Occupation: Actress, Producer, Businesswoman
Marital Status: Married to Justin Theroux currently. Was initially married to Brad Pitt in 2000 but divorced in 2005.
Aniston is an America businesswoman, actress and producer. According to Forbes, Jennifer Aniston’s net worth is $150 million which rates her as one among the top 20 richest women in the entertainment industry.
Acting and Directing Achievements
Her breakthrough in the movie industry came about in 2003 when she appeared in a comedy Bruce Almighty. She took the part of Jim Carrey’s girlfriend. After that, she acted in another romantic comedy in 2004. In the film Along Came Polly, she acted alongside Ben Stiller. Two other films that got her in the limelight include Rumor Has It… which was shot in 2005, and a thriller- Derailed in the same year.
She was cast in more films like Friends With Money and The Break-Up in 2006. The Break-up received mixed reviews. While Keith Phipps of The A.V. Club’s gave it a negative review, it was positively acclaimed by CinemaBlend and was described as being refreshing. Despite the critical analysis, it racked in more than US $39.17 million in the opening weekend alone and US $204 million worldwide, explaining why Jennifer Aniston net worth is currently at over a 100 million dollars.
Aniston has also directed films. She was the director of a hospital emergency film titled Room 10 in 2006. Her role as a movie director was inspired by another famous actor Gwyneth Paltrow.
On the December of 2008, Aniston had another stint in the movie industry when she acted alongside Owen Wilson in the comedy drama, Marley & Me. This was one of the biggest Christmas box office hits that year which bagged in more than $517 million within the four day weekend. It stayed at the top for two consecutive weeks. Worldwide, this film clocked more than $247.7 million. With these kinds of successes, Jennifer Aniston net worth will still continue to rise.
Another romantic comedy drama that got wide attention was ‘He’s Not Just That Into You’ which cast her alongside Ben Affleck in 2009. This one also grossed more than $178.8 million globally. It was ranked number one within its first opening weekend. As expected, the film received mixed reviews. But Ben and Jennifer were praised by critics for being quite outstanding in their roles.
Aniston has appeared in numerous commercials throughout her career. She was cast in a Heineken commercial which got banned in the US because of branding issues. Later on, she appeared in another one for L’Oreal hair products. In 1995, she was in a 60 minute instructional video for Microsoft Windows 95 release. They were in the video with Mathew Perry, her co-star. She is also a co-founder of Plan B Entertainment, a film production company. Other founders include Brad Pitt and Brad Grey who are also the managers of Paramount Pictures. Aniston and Grey withdrew from the Plan B Entertainment in 2005. Later on in 2008, she formed a production company known as Echo Films together with Kristin Hahn.
Support for Charity
Jennifer supports a number of organizations including Friends of El Faro. She also supports AmeriCares, Feeding America, Project A.L.S. among others.
Jennifer Aniston was married to Brad Pitt in 2000 after a lavish wedding in Malibu. They later on divorced in 2005. Rumors had it that the actress was adamant to have kids with Pitt, leading to the separation and finally divorce, something she has denied. Other quarters say Pitt had a relationship with Angelina Jolie whom he began dating soon after their split.
Currently, the actress is the wife of Justin Theroux whom she married in 2015. Together they bought a flashy house in Los Angeles neighborhood for US $22 million, proof that indeed the duo are swimming in wealth. Other men she has dated include musician Adam Duritz, John Mayer and actors Tate Donovan and Vince Vaughn.
Jennifer has amassed enormous wealth indeed and since she is still a versatile actress, she may soon be among the top 5 richest entertainers around.