Jennifer Lawrence (born 15th August 1990) is an American movie star best known for starring in 'The Hunger Games' series.
Net worth: Jennifer Lawrence has earnings of $34 million according to Forbes (2014)
Acting career: Jennifer Lawrence's acting career began when she appeared on the family-centred show 'The Bill Engvall Show' on TBS and subsequently won a Young Artist Award. In 2008 she won roles in 'Garden Party' and 'The Burning Plain' which earned her another award, before also embarking on another project, 'The Poker House', earning yet another accolade. In 2010 she was the lead actress in the drama movie 'Winter's Bone' for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress as well as a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award and won eleven awards altogether. In 2011 Jennifer was in the controversial movie 'The Beaver' and later appeared as the villain Mystique in 'X-Men: First Class'. In 2012, she was in novel-to-film dystopia thriller 'The Hunger Games' where she won four Teen Choice Awards and two MTV Awards and become the highest-grossing action heroine of all time. She also appeared on the big screen for thriller 'House at the End of the Street' and rom com 'Silver Linings Playbook' alongside Bradley Cooper. The latter landed her an Academy Award. In 2013, she was in gangster movie 'American Hustle' with Christian Bale and subsequently won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA.
Personal Life: Jennifer Lawrence grew up in Louisville, Kentucky. Her parents are Karen and Gary Lawrence; Karen runs a children's summer camp which Jennifer helped out at between acting and school and her father formerly owned a construction firm called Lawrence & Associates. Jennifer attended Kammerer Middle School but left early to embark on an acting career. After being a part of local theatre from a young age, at 14 she went to New York to find an agent. She dated 'X-Men' co-star Nicholas Hoult from 2011 to 2013. The briefly reunited but soon separated the following year.
The two stars joined Olivia Munn to read the classic script during the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal, Canada.
Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender and Olivia Munn were among the stars who participated in a special live reading of the script for cult classic movie The Big Lebowski at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. But it all very nearly ended in disaster when a flub by Olivia Munn almost threw the whole star-studded cast off.
Jennifer Lawrence has participated in a live reading of The Big Lebowski.
According to Mashable, Munn who was playing Bunny, Maude's stepmother, managed to stop the entire cast in their tracks when she accidently read Lawrence’s opening line. Lawrence, who had been assigned the part of Jeffrey Lebowski's daughter Maude and seemed equally confused when Munn said her lines.
Gwyneth Paltrow, whilst attending an event in New York on Friday (17th July), said co-parenting with her ex, Chris Martin, has been ‘hard’ at times.
Gwyneth Paltrow has opened up about co-parenting with her ex-husband, Chris Martin. The 42-year-old was interviewed during the #BlogHer15 conference, presented by SheKnows Media, in New York City on Friday (17th July).
Gwyneth Paltrow at the Tom Ford A/W Collection Presentation in Los Angeles in February 2015.
Joy Mangano always wanted to be an inventor and, after getting married, having three children and then getting divorced, she finally decides to follow her dream. It's often the male entrepreneurs that people remember in history, but Joy proves that women can be just as powerful as she rises to become president of her own company, Ingenious Designs, and invents the cutting edge cleaning system, 'Miracle Mop'; all while taking care of a family on her own and running into some difficult circumstances along the way. Betrayed, occasionally on the wrong side of the law and suffering from many losses, Joy is the living embodiment of what doesn't kill you makes you stronger - and with millions of dollars in sales, she's certainly stronger.
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Swifty took on Apple Music and won last month, making the streaming service change their policy on artist’s royalties.
Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence has praised her friend Taylor Swift, calling the singer a ‘badass bitch’ for standing up to Apple over the company’s decision not pay artists' royalties during the trial period of their new streaming service.
Jennifer Lawrence has praised Taylor Swift as a ‘badass’ bitch for standing up to Apple Music.
Speaking at Comic Con, where she was appearing to promote the final Hunger Games movie, Mockingly Part 2, Lawrence said, "Taylor Swift is a badass. That letter she wrote about Apple... I texted her and was like, 'You is a badass bitch.' She's awesome.”
Sony is keen to keep working with the ‘Hunger Games’ star who is becoming a bankable name at the box office.
Jennifer Lawrence has just signed on the dotted line to star in upcoming movie, The Rosie Project, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The romantic 'dramedy' is currently in development over at Columbia Pictures, a division of Sony, the studio which produced Lawrence in American Hustle.
Jennifer Lawrence has signed onto Sony’s The Rosie Project.
But while the film might have found its star in Lawrence it’s still looking for a director after The Lego Movie filmmakers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller had to leave when they took on the upcoming Star Wars Han Solo spin-off movie. The film is now said to be on a fast-track search for a new director.
The 'Hunger Games' star reflected on the harsher side of fame at San Diego Comic-Con.
Appearing at San Diego Comic-Con with her fellow Hunger Games stars Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth, Jennifer Lawrence suggested she might finally be famous enough not to experience any more body image criticisms from Hollywood.
Jennifer Lawrence speaks out about body image in Hollywood
She said, "I had a conversation with somebody about the struggles with weight in the industry - I know that's something I talk non-stop about. And they were saying, 'All of the main movie stars aren't very underweight.' I said, 'Yeah, because once you get to a certain place, people will hire you.
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The pair recently enjoyed their first visit to the interactive experience in New York.
Everyone loves a good franchise fair and while 'The Hunger Games' fans will be sad to see the end of the movie trilogy in November, they will still get to enjoy an immersive experience with the new exhibition in New York this year.
Jennifer Lawrence says the 'exhibition' made her remember her bow injury
Even stars Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson were bowled over by the displays at Discovery Times Square, which brought back a lot of memories for the onscreen couple whose final movie, 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2', is set to hit movie theaters in November 2015.
Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt are set to team up in 'Passengers’ and their wages are as out of this world as the film’s plot.
Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt are set to co-star in a sci-fi romance, Passengers. The upcoming movie is reportedly in pre-production at Sony and will be directed by Morten Tyldum, the Oscar nominee best known for directing the Imitation Game.
Jennifer Lawrence will star opposite Chris Pratt in Passengers.
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Sony has reportedly greenlit the project, which carries a hefty price tag.
Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt, two of Hollywood’s hottest stars, are set to team for a new big budget movie set in outer space titled Passengers. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the movie has finally received the green light from studio Sony, but only after some big money negotiations.
Jennifer Lawrence will be teaming with Chris Pratt for Passengers.
The film is said to carry a price tag of $150m and will be one of the few original projects to get such financing from a big studio. In recent times studios have been reluctant to take such a financial risk with an original script and Passengers is one which has been in development for years.
Jennifer Lawrence has a new man in her life and everyone is taking notice.
Jennifer Lawrence was spotted with a new (and very handsome) man by her side earlier this week and the internet has gone wild wanting to know who he is. For those hoping there’s some scandal brewing, hold your horses! Lawrence’s new dashing friend is actually her bodyguard.
Jennifer Lawrence has a handsome new bodyguard.
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The trailer for the final part of The Hunger Games series has been released
After hundreds of vicious fights in the Arena, a thousand unstable wigs looking on from the Capitol and countless smouldering looks of hatred from President Snow, Mockingjay Part 2 has finally arrived and Katniss Everdeen is out for revenge.
Katniss Everdeen is the beacon of hope for the Panem districts once again
Following on from events in Mockingjay Part 1 where Katniss battled against becoming the beacon of the rebellion, Part 2 sees a much changed heroine intent on avenging so many wrongs done to so many people.
Continue reading: Katniss is Back To Finish The Job In Mockingjay Part 2 [Trailer]
Having successfully rescued Peeta and the other Hunger Games victors, Katniss Everdeen is feeling the strain of being the Mockingjay for the rebel group of District 13. The propaganda is exhausting, and she is starting to become uncertain about who are the heroes and who are the villains. While victory over the Capitol looks in the rebels' favour, Katniss is becoming increasingly suspicious of President Coin - a suspicion which becomes all the more intense when she confronts the captured Panem leader President Snow. He seems intent on killing her, but he's not the only one. When the rebels' methods are shown to be just as hostile as the Capitol, Katniss has to decide which path the take and with the oncoming final Hunger Games, her decision is fated to change her life forever.
Is 'Britain's Hardest Grafter' just 'The Hunger Games'?
The BBC has been forced to defend its new reality TV show which pits unemployed and low paid workers against each other for a cash prize. The corporation argued that Britain's Hardest Grafter is a "serious social experiment" and now a Hunger Games style battle, as has been suggested.
Critics have compared Britain's Hardest Grafter to the Jennifer Lawrence movie The Hunger Games
The five-part BBC2 series is looking for contestants who earn or receive benefits totally less than £15,500 a year. It will pit contestants against each other in a serious of jobs and tasks with "the least effective workers" asked to leave. The winner will leave with a cash prize of £15,000 - the minimum annual wage for workers outside London.
Continue reading: BBC: Just When You Thought Reality TV Couldn't Get Any Worse
Date of birth
15th August, 1990