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.
It seems like a no-brainer now, but when the summer began no one had ever mentioned Amy Schumer and Jennifer Lawrence in the same breath. A few months later, they're best friends planning to make a movie together.
The news broke this week that Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer are 100 pages into writing a comedy screenplay together, and that they plan to play sisters in the movie. "Amy and I were creatively made for each other," Lawrence says. "We have different flavours. It's been the most fun experience of my life."
Jennifer Lawrence & Amy Schumer are writing a script together
It was only a month ago on The Daily Show that Schumer told Jon Stewart about the friendship, which started when Lawrence sent an email to Schumer after seeing her movie Trainwreck. Lawrence laughs about that message. "I said, 'I guess I should just say it: I'm in love with you,'" she explains. "We started emailing, and then emailing turned to texting. We really hit it off, to say the least."
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The pair are working on a script for a comedy together.
Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer are two of the biggest actresses in the movie industry at the moment, and have joining forces to work on a new project set for release in the next few years! Lawrence revealed the collaboration in a new interview with The New York Times.
The Hunger Games star, 25, was doing promotional work ahead of her final appearance as Katniss when Mockingjay – Part 2 comes out in November when she spilt the beans. “We play sisters,” she told the reporter about what we can expect from it. “We’re almost done writing. It just flowed out of us. We’ve got about 100 pages right now.”
Amy Schumer is teaming up with Jennifer Lawrence on a new movie script
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Who knew these two were such good mates?
We’ve seen some unlikely celebrity pairings in our time, but Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence and Kardashian ‘momager’ Kris Jenner might just take the cake. The two unlikely BBF’s took to Instagram to show off their new friendship on Saturday, with Jenner posting a pic of the two posing on a bed together.
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Forbes’ lists detailing the earnings of the highest paid male and female actors in the world show how wide the gender pay gap in the film industry is, with the top 10 male actors making 119% more than their female counterparts.
Jennifer Lawrence has been named as the highest paid female actor in the world in Forbes’ 2015 list. Lawrence made $52 million over the past year, pre-tax and fees. Whilst Lawrence’s grand fortune is certainly something to be marvelled at, the list and its counterpart for male actors show the extent of the gender pay gap in Hollywood.
Jennifer Lawrence has been named the world's highest paid female actor.
Continue reading: Top 10 Highest Paid Male Actors Make 119% More Than Top 10 Female Actors
The couple has been taken completely by surprise by the rumours that Pratt has eyes for his 'Passengers' co-star Jennifer Lawrence.
Faris, who has been married to the Jurassic World and Guardians of the Galaxy actor since July 2009, told Fox411 that the rumour “stung a little bit harder than I thought it would, I have always kind of believed that part of the rumours of celebrity couples were sort of true – because they had never been a part of my life. I thought, 'Maybe there is a kernel of truth to that.'”
Anna Faris and Chris Pratt
She took a break from filming 'X-Men: Apocalypse' in the Canadian city.
Hollywood A-list star Jennifer Lawrence took some time out of her manic filming schedule to visit a children’s hospital in Montreal, Canada and surprise some young patients. Obviously, there were pictures taken of her with the kids and chatting to staff, which is another reminder of why everybody loves J-Law. As if we needed another reason.
The 24 year old Hunger Games star is in the Canadian city filming X-Men: Apocalypse alongside James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender and her ex-boyfriend Nicholas Hoult. It’s rumoured to be the last time she stars as Mystique in the franchise before it’s refreshed with new blood next time around.
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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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Date of birth
15th August, 1990