Who is Jennifer Aniston

Star profile Jennifer Aniston

About Jennifer Aniston

Actress Jennifer Aniston was born in 1969 to the Greek actor John Aniston and his Scottish-Italian wife Nancy Dow. She has two half brothers, John Melick and Alexander Aniston. Jennifer's godfather is none other than Kojak actor Telly Savalas, her father's best friend. As a child, Aniston lived in Greece for a year and then spent most of her childhood in New York. The parents divorce when Jennifer is nine years old. The father then moves to Los Angeles and the mother raises the daughter alone in New York. Aniston also attended the Rudolf Steiner School there and graduated from the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in 1987. After graduating, Jennifer Aniston devotes herself to her stage career, but still makes her living as a bicycle courier and waitress. Even before the peak of her career, Jennifer Aniston managed a great coup privately: She caught Hollywood beau Brad Pitt, the - then, as now - most sought-after man in the dream factory. In 2000 they both get married. The marriage ended in divorce in 2005 after Brad split up on the set of "Mr. & Mrs. Smith ”fell in love with his film partner Angelina Jolie.

After the breakup, Jennifer had relationships with her fellow actor Vince Vaughn and musician John Mayer. On August 5, 2015, Aniston married actor and screenwriter Justin Theroux. However, on February 15, 2018, one day after Valentine's Day, the two announced the end of their love.

Jennifer Aniston's professional history

The US actress Jennifer Aniston achieved fame with her role as Rachel Green in the series "Friends". The Californian starred in the successful NBC sitcom from 1994 to 2004 and received the prestigious Golden Globe and Emmy Awards for her role. The success of the series is followed by a perfect Hollywood career: Today, Jennifer Aniston is one of the most sought-after actresses worldwide. Your filmography is impressive: it contains box office hits like "Bruce Almighty" (Original title: "Bruce Almighty", 2003) on the side of Jim Carrey, "... and then came Polly" (Original title: "Along came Polly", 2004) with Hollywood star Ben Stiller and "Marley & Ich" (original title: "Marley & Me", 2008) with co-star Owen Wilson. In 2010 the star can be seen together with Gerard Butler in "The Bail Cop". For her role in the drama "Cake" (2014), Jennifer Aniston has received praise from all sides for her strong acting. In 2015 she received the “Montecito Award” for this performance at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Aniston's films have grossed over two billion US dollars worldwide.

Special features of Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston is one of the top paid actresses in Hollywood, according to Forbes Magazine. “Jen” is always admired for her appearance: women around the globe copied the look of their series character Rachel in the 90s. The head of blond hair is featured in fashion magazines around the world as "Rachel Cut". Even at over 40, the star has a dream figure. The Californian has already been voted one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world by “People” magazine twice. Jennifer is also involved in many social projects. She supports the public and donation campaign of the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the charity "Friends of El Faro". After the earthquake in Haiti in 2010, she donated to “Doctors Without Borders”, “Partners in Health” and “AmeriCares” to help the victims of the natural disaster.

Biggest successes of Jennifer Aniston

Some of the top box office hits in Aniston's filmography include Bruce Almighty, Marley & Me, and Parting with Obstacles. Jennifer Aniston has received the Emmy, the Golden Globe and the Screen Actors Guild Award for her portrayals. There are also various "MTV Video Awards", "People's Choice Awards" and "Screen Actors Guild Awards" in the actress' award list. Jennifer Aniston has been the proud owner of a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame since 2012.