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.
J-Law is offering a raffle prize of going wine-tasting with her if you donate to an anti-corruption charity.
Jennifer Lawrence has offered a unique charity prize for those prepared to fight political corruption – a night out getting hammered with her!
The 27 year old Oscar winner has teamed up with fundraising site Omaze to offer fans a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to go on a wine-tasting tour with her. All the proceeds from the raffle will go to Represent.us, an organisation dedicated to fighting political corruption of which Lawrence is a board member.
If fans donate $10 or more to the cause, they’ll be entered into the competition, the winner of which will get a free flight for two to California, four-star hotel accommodation and a wine-tasting picnic experience with J-Law. Fans of Lawrence who are under 21 can still enter, but alternative beverages will be provided.
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The 'La La Land' star earned $26 million over the last 12 months, according to the annual list published by Forbes.
The 28 year old star made $26 million over the last year, the overwhelming majority of which came from her earnings from her Oscar-winning performance as a barista and aspiring actress in the musical romance La La Land, which made over $445 million worldwide.
“I moved here when I was 15 to start auditioning, I knew what it felt like to go on audition after audition,” Stone said in the run-up to the film’s release.
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A young woman (Jennifer Lawrence) and her older husband (Javier Bardem) have the most perfect solitary life, spending all their time together in their beautiful and peaceful country home. But their paradise is about to be threatened with the arrival of an older couple (Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer), who appear to mistake their home for a bed and breakfast. The young woman's husband is accommodating to them despite their mistake and her serious reservations about letting strangers sleep in their house. Pretty soon this union of two couples turns into a bloody tale of fear, insanity and a whole load of weirdness - more people arrive at the sanctuary and the young woman's husband seems to be somebody else completely. Now it's a game of survival - God help you.
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Lawrence was asked about 'Passengers' "creepy" plot.
Jennifer Lawrence has responded to the controversy that greeted her movie Passengers late last year, revealing she’s “disappointed” in herself for not spotting the flaws in the script.
The 26 year old actress starred opposite Chris Pratt in the sci-fi romance Passengers, which was met with scepticism and criticism from movie-goers. As well as underperforming at the box office when it was released in December 2016, many people described the plot as “creepy”, in which Pratt’s character, accidentally waking up from an intergalactic deep sleep 90 years from his destination, wakes up Lawrence’s character in order have some company – effectively killing her in the process.
Lawrence was grilled about the movie in a new interview, and while she defended the project and her part in it, she said that she wished in retrospect she had looked into it more closely before participating.
Lawrence was just one of more than 100 stars who fell victim to the notorious 'celebgate' hacking incident back in 2014.
Jennifer Lawrence has spoken out about the privacy hack she suffered nearly three years ago when nude photos of her went viral, saying that she was “blindsided” and the fear of the same thing happening again is always there.
The 26 year old Hollywood megastar told Vogue for its 125th anniversary in a new interview about the 2014 hacking, saying: “I think people saw it for what it was, which was a sex crime, but that feeling, I haven't been able to get rid of it.”
Edward Majerczyk of Chicago was arrested after police investigated the 2014 ‘celebgate’ affair and pleaded guilty in July last year of stealing images of more than 100 celebs, including Lawrence.
Continue reading: Jennifer Lawrence Opens Up About Nude Image Hacking And Privacy Invasion
The married couple and parents of one announced their separation this week
Everyone’s showbiz world fell apart and their belief in love died a little bit when previously thought stalwart acting couple Chris Pratt and Anna Faris announced their separation after eight years together. However, fans have gone over to the dark side and started blaming Pratt’s former co-star, Jennifer Lawrence for the upsetting news.
Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt starred in passengers together
Jen, 26 and Chris, 38, starred side-by-side in the sci-fi film Passengers - during which the two characters fall in love.
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Lawrence attended a preview showing of the violent new Broadway adaptation of George Orwell's '1984', starring Olivia Wilde and Tom Sturridge.
The new Broadway adaptation of George Orwell’s classic novel ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’ has been grabbing headlines for its shocking and often stomach-turning violence in preview performances, even causing a few audience members to faint or leave the theatre to be sick.
One of these is believed to be Hollywood royalty Jennifer Lawrence, who was reported to have been sick while watching a preview of the play on Monday night (July 17th) in New York City.
“Midway through the show, Jennifer Lawrence bolted from her seat. Several people saw her getting sick in the lobby. The ushers were very helpful and courteous in helping her out,” a source told Page Six.
Pratt talked to The Jess Cagle Interview this week about what it was like filming 'Passengers' sex scenes with Jennifer Lawrence.
Chris Pratt has spoken a little about what it was like filming sex scenes with his Passengers co-star Jennifer Lawrence in a new interview, revealing that he felt that “the responsibility falls on me” to make things as comfortable as possible.
The 37 year old star, who was recently named as the second most valuable box office presence in Forbes’ Best Actor for the Buck list, had to strip down with his co-star for a nude scene in the upcoming sci-fi drama. It’s something that virtually all actors have to do, and it’s rarely without its embarrassments and nerves.
Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence star in 'Passengers'
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Their comedic chemistry is some of the best we've seen for a while.
Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt have had this amazing rivalry going on since promotion for their new film 'Passengers' started, which culminated in the pair of them trading creative insults at each other in a contest on BBC Radio 1. Needless to say, some of their insights were hugely entertaining.
Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt are 2016's best double act
Radio presenters Scott Mills and Chris Stark had Jen and Chris face other in a segment called Playground Insults, where they had to think of mean things to say that were so ridiculous they made each other laugh - the game ending when one of them 'loses it' or comes back with a 'killer insult'.
The hacker pleaded guilty to one count of accessing information illegally.
It has just emerged that the man responsible for illegally obtaining explicit images from a number of celebrity women including Jennifer Lawrence a few years ago has pleaded guilty in federal court, and could face a sentence of up to five years in prison for his crimes.
Will Jennifer Lawrence get justice for nude photo leak?
Sentencing has not yet been announced, but yesterday (May 24th 2016) 36-year-old Pennsylvania resident Ryan Collins went through with a plea deal and admitted to just one count of 'gaining unauthorized access to a protected computer to obtain information' according to a report by Associated Press.
Jennifer Lawrence - Jennifer Lawrence spotted leaving Tape nightclub afterparty for 'X Men: Apolocalypse' premiere in a fitted corset dress with ample cleavage - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 10th May 2016
Jennifer Lawrence - A variety of stars were photographed on the red carpet as they attended the Producers Guild of America's 26th Awards ceremony which was held at Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 24th January 2015
Date of birth
15th August, 1990
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