Jennifer Lawrence Biography
Jennifer Lawrence is an American actress. The world’s highest-paid actress in 2015 and 2016, her films have grossed over $6 billion worldwide to date. She appeared in Time’s 100 most influential people in the world list in 2013 and the Forbes Celebrity 100 list from 2013 to 2016.
Jennifer Lawrence Age
Lawrence is 32 years old as of 2023. She was born (Jennifer Shrader Lawrence) on August 15, 1990, in Indian Hills, Kentucky, United States. Lawrence celebrates her birthday on the 15th of August every year.
Jennifer Lawrence Height
Lawrence stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Jennifer Lawrence Family
Lawrence was born and raised in Indian Hills, Kentucky, United States. She was born to Gary, a construction company owner, and Karen (née Koch), a summer camp manager. Lawrence was brought up along with her two older brothers, Ben and Blaine. Her mother raised her to be “tough” like her brothers, and would not allow her to play with other girls in preschool, as she deemed her “too rough” with them.
She did not enjoy her childhood due to hyperactivity and social anxiety. Lawrence considered herself a misfit among her peers. She has said that her anxieties vanished when performing on stage and that acting gave her a sense of accomplishment.
Jennifer Lawrence Husband
Lawrence is married to her better half Cooke Maroney. Cooke is an art gallery director. The two began dating in 2018 and became engaged in February 2019. In October of that year, they tied the knot in Rhode Island. Lawrence and her hubby welcomed their first child, a son named Cy in February 2022. The family resides in the Lower Manhattan area of New York City and in Beverly Hills, California.
Prior to that, during the filming of X-Men: First Class in 2010, Lawrence began dating her co-star Nicholas Hoult. Their relationship ended around the time they wrapped filming X-Men: Days of Future Past in 2014. In September 2016, she began dating filmmaker Darren Aronofsky after they had met during the filming of Mother! They broke up in November 2017.
Jennifer Lawrence’s Net Worth
Lawrence has an estimated net worth ranging between $150 Million – $500 Million which she has earned from her successful career as an actress.
Jennifer Lawrence Education
Lawrence attended the Kammerer Middle School in Louisville. She dropped out of school at 14 without receiving a General Educational Development (GED) or diploma. Her school activities included cheerleading, softball, field hockey, and basketball, which she played on a boys’ team coached by her father.
Jennifer Lawrence Career
Lawrence began her acting career at a very young age. During her childhood, she performed in church plays and school musicals. A talent scout spotted her at age 14 during their vacation in New York City with her family. Lawrence moved to Los Angeles and began her acting career with guest roles on television. She played her first major role on the sitcom The Bill Engvall Show (2007–2009) as a main cast member. Lawrence made her film debut with a supporting role in the drama Garden Party (2008).
She had her breakthrough playing a poverty-stricken teenager in the independent mystery drama Winter’s Bone (2010). Lawrence continued her acting career by starring as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games (2012–2015) and the mutant Mystique in the X-Men film series (2011–2019). The latter made her the highest-grossing action heroine of all time.
She also played a troubled young widow in the romance film Silver Linings Playbook (2012) and won the Academy Award for Best Actress which made her the second-youngest winner in the category at age 22. In addition, she starred a Supporting Role playing an unpredictable wife in the black comedy American Hustle (2013) and the portrayal of businesswoman Joy Mangano in the biopic Joy (2015).
A series of mixed-reviewed films and the media scrutiny of her role choices led to a small break from acting. Lawrence returned with the streaming films Don’t Look Up (2021) and Causeway (2022). Furthermore, she is a feminist and advocates for women’s reproductive rights. She founded the Jennifer Lawrence Foundation in 2015. The Foundation advocates for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the Special Olympics. In 2018, she formed the production company Excellent Cadaver. Moreover, Lawrence is an active member of the nonpartisan nonprofit anti-corruption organization RepresentUs. She has served as a spokesperson in its videos about protecting democracy.
Jennifer Lawrence Awards
Lawrence won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Silver Linings Playbook (2012). She has won three Golden Globe Awards; Best Actress – Comedy or Musical for Silver Linings Playbook (2012) and Joy (2015), and Best Supporting Actress for American Hustle (2013). In addition, she won a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for American Hustle.
Furthermore, she has received other accolades which include a Saturn Award for The Hunger Games, a Satellite Award for Silver Linings Playbook, six People’s Choice Awards (three for The Hunger Games, three for the X-Men series), and seven MTV Movie Awards (five for The Hunger Games series, two for Silver Linings Playbook).
Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence
Pratt and Lawrence appeared in the 2016 sci-fi romance film, Passengers. In 2016, it was rumored, Pratt and Lawrence had an on-set love affair, while he was still married to Faris. The rumors were revived in a big way in August 2017 when Pratt and Faris announced their separation.
Jennifer Lawrence Photo Leak
She was one of the victims of the 2014 celebrity nude photo leak. Her several private nude pictures were hacked and posted online. Lawrence emphasized that the photos were never meant to go public, calling the leak a “sex crime” and a “sexual violation”. She added that viewers of the images should be ashamed of themselves for “perpetuating a sexual offense”. Lawrence further said her pictures had been intended for Hoult during their relationship, and that, unlike other victims of the incident, she did not plan to sue Apple Inc.
Jennifer Lawrence Pregnant/ Jennifer Lawrence Baby/Jennifer Lawrence Child
Lawrence and her husband Cooke Maroney welcomed their son Cy in February 2022. The family resides in the Lower Manhattan area of New York City and in Beverly Hills, California.
Jennifer Lawrence The Hunger Games
Lawrence portrays Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games. almost dropped out of the film due to an injury on set, but handled it and continued to play Katniss.
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Jennifer Lawrence Movies
Lawrence has appeared in several movies including;
- The Hunger Games
- Winter’s Bone (2010)
- American Hustle (2013)
- Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
- X-men: First class (2011)
- Like crazy (2011)
- Mother! (2017)
- The Poker House (2008)
- Red Sparrow (2018)
- House at the end of the Street (2012)