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Jennifer Aniston Biography

Jennifer Aniston (born 11.2.1969)

Jennifer Aniston is an American TV and film actress. She first found fame in the hit TV sitcom, Friends. She is also well known for her marriage to Brad Pitt, the American movie actor.

Jennifer Aniston: Childhood

Jennifer Aniston was born in Los Angeles and raised in New York City. Her father is the actor, John Aniston and her mother is the actress Nancy Dow. Jennifer has two half brothers, John Melick and Alex Aniston. Her godfather is Telly Savalas, the late actor.

Jennifer attended the Rudolf Steiner School and the Fiorello LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. She performed in a number of off-Broadway theatre productions, including For Dear Life and Dancing on Checker's Grave. In 1989, Aniston moved back to Los Angeles' California.

Jennifer Aniston: Screen Career

Aniston was cast in her first TV role in 1990, in the series Molloy. She also starred in a television spin-off of the 1986 film Ferris Bueller's day Off. The series was quickly cancelled and Aniston's next few ventures fared equally badly. However, around this time, she also made appearances in Quantum Leap, and South Park.

Following the critical panning of her 1992 horror film, Leprechaun, Aniston briefly considered quitting her acting career. Fortunately for Aniston, she successfully auditioned for Friends. Although the producers originally wanted her to audition for the role of Monica, she persuaded them that she would be better suited to Rachel's character. She played the role for 10 years, from 1994-2004.

Friends was a massive success and Jennifer Aniston received a salary of one million dollars per episode for the last two seasons of the comedy. Aniston was listed in the 2005 Guinness World Book of Records as the highest paid TV actress, along with her co-stars, Lisa Kudrow and Courtney Cox-Arquette.

Jennifer Aniston has also featured in a number of successful feature films. In Bruce Almighty, she appeared as Jim Carrey's girlfriend. The film was a box office hit and grossed $243 million in the US.

In 2004, she appeared alongside Ben Stiller in Along Came Polly. The film reached the number one spot in the US.

In 2005, Aniston starred in two films that received little critical acclaim. Despite the lack of media support, Derailed and Rumor Has It both performed well at the box office and drew more than $72 million between them.

The following year, Jennifer Aniston appeared in Friends With Money. The film opened at the Cannes Film Festival. The film was a low-budget affair and grossed over $13 million, even with a limited cinema release. The Break-Up was Aniston's next major studio film release. The film grossed over $203 million worldwide, again defying its lack of critical support.

In a return to TV, Jennifer appeared in an episode of Courtney Cox-Arquette's series Dirt.

Aniston has also tried her hand at directing a short film. Room 10 starred Kris Kristofferson and Aniston has stated that it was Gwyneth Paltrow's own directorial efforts that inspired her to venture into directing.

Jennifer Aniston: Finances

Jennifer Aniston is listed by Forbes magazine as the 10th richest woman in the entertainment industry, behind the likes of JK Rowling and Oprah Winfrey. She is ahead of both Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera. She is reported to be worth $110 million.

Jennifer Aniston: Personal Life

Aniston's relationship with Brad Pitt was a frequent feature of tabloid newspapers and magazines around the world. They married in July 2000 in an extravagant wedding in Malibu. Initially, their marriage was seen as a rare Hollywood relationship success. However, when Brad turned up to the Ocean's 12 premiere without Jennifer, rumours began that their marriage was not as watertight as previously thought.

Brad and Jennifer announced their separation in January 2005 and Brad Pitt later began a relationship with Angelina Jolie, his co-star in the film Mr. and Mrs. Smith.

Since splitting with Pitt, Jennifer has been romantically linked with Vince Vaughn, although they later spilt in December 2006.

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Courtney Cox insists it is impossible to reunite the 'Friends' cast.The 49-year-old actress - who shot to fame playing Monica...

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The 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' won big at the MTV Movie Awards last night (13.04.14). The sci-fi adventure film came...

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We're the Millers 2013, Review by Rich Cline

Consistently amusing but never uproariously funny, this comedy plays it relatively safely by gently subverting...

Wanderlust 2012, Review by Rich Cline

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marium's picture


Dear JenI was really dissapointed for what happened betweenyou and mr. Brad since both of you together made the best couple in Hollywood Yet I still love you so much and love your nice cute face with that bright smile over it and I'm one of your biggest fans. I really enjoy F.R.I.E.N.D.S .I wish you forget the past and start over again with the people you loveWith best wishes

8 years 3 months ago
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rhea's picture


Jen, Im always been searching your name online, I always want to know the latest about your life. Just ignore those gossips, and I know you will find a great man in the future, coz i know for sure that you have a wonderful personality inside and out. I always love you and support you, I feel sad when i heard or read some bad news against you. You are the greatest. By the way, I like all your dresses.. Keep smiling!Love,Rhea

7 years 3 months ago
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backstrom2002's picture


hello I think your a nice person, and you are a good in movies.I would like to see you move on with your life without Brad Pitt, because he has moved on and expecting a baby with Angelina Jolie. I don't think that last comment you said about Brad not liking Angelina joile being fat, wasn't very nice, because pregant woman do get big. You will find that one day.

8 years 2 months ago
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Hey Jenni,I am an Indian.. And have started wathchin friends lately.. I liked the first two seasons and so hv got all the DVDs.. I love you in friends and so have also brought all your movies.. Brad and Angelina had been here (Pune, India) lately.. There was all hoopla in here about that.. I have been reading about you last few days and the more I get to know about u the more I am liking you.. You are a beautiful person Jen and I dont see any reason why you should be affected by this.. You are amazing.. I dont know whether this reaches you.. But If it does I will be greatful to this site.. We really really love you Jen..Regards,Ketaki

7 years 5 months ago
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bleh's picture


well..jen sucks at a lot of movies..brad has the right to choose sm1 else cuz anyway that girl is too typical, nuffin too special bout her!

7 years 8 months ago
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4 years 5 months ago
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Donna Marie

dear jen,hi its donna here, just to say love you loads and loads, hope your enjoying your life, and i miss u and everyone in friends, iv got all the dvds and i watch them day in and day out, my boyfriend thinks im crazy, nevermind, anyway just to say always keep your chin up and enjoy every moment with the people you love, lifes to short to be messed around.xxxlots of love Donna Mariexxxxxxx

8 years 5 months ago
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roxy's picture


go jen!! show brad that it was his lost when he didn't fight for you! you dont need to feed a whole country of hungry people to show that you are a good person :D what counts more is the honestly and sincereness of your action :D

8 years 4 months ago
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soulmates's picture


Jen;I can surely tell you the Vince completes you, and you complete him. The two of you are meant to be together, and make beautiful children together. Even if you want to just live together, that will work too, forget about Brad, its only a matter of time before he realizes what mistake he has done, and believe me; you don't need a child like him, but a man like Vince. This one is for keeps.

6 years 10 months ago
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