The highest paid actress for the years 2015 and 2016, Jennifer Lawrence is widely known in the media for her brilliant performances in movies and as an active promoter of feminism. She has founded the Jennifer Lawrence Foundation which is a charitable organization supporting various causes. She is a famous actress as well as a great human. To know more about the net worth of Jennifer Lawrence in 2019, read the following article.
Early Life & Biography:
She was born on August 15, 1990, with the birth name Jennifer Shrader Lawrence in Indiana Hills, Kentucky. Her father was a construction worker named Gary, and her mother Karen managed a summer camp. She grew up with two elder brothers; Blaine and Ben. She had a ‘tough’ upbringing just like her brothers. She was not allowed to be around girls in her preschool days as mother Karen thought it was “too rough” with them.
She attended Kammerer Middle School, Louisville. She was a hyperactive & socially anxious child which limited her from enjoying her childhood. Her anxiety is said to have ended when she started acting & performing on stage. It gave her confidence as she considered herself a misfit amongst others before. She continued to take part in plays, and sports activities like hockey, basketball & cheerleading. She got her first acting role at the age of nine in a church.
She was 14 when a talent scout spotted her for an audition, and somehow the agents admired her talent. Her mother wanted her to work as a model, but she was keen to be an actress. She was 14 when she dropped out of school to pursue a career in acting.
Jennifer Lawrence was in a relationship with her ‘X-Men’ co-star Nicholas Hoult from 2010 to 2014. She was in another love affair with director Darren Aronofsky from September 2016, which ended in October 2017. Jennifer Lawrence believes in Planned Parenthood & is a backer of feminism. She criticizes the gender pay gap and speaks for equality & women rights while supporting ‘body positivity’ amongst women.
Career, Awards, & Achievements:
Jennifer started off as a teenage artist with a TV show called ‘Company Town’ in 2006. She guest starred in many sitcoms afterward. She set her firm foot in the industry through ‘The Poker House’ in which she played the role of a drug addict mom. In 2008, she signed the films ‘Garden Party’ & ‘The Burning Pain.’
In the following years, she got the chance to act in ‘Winter’s Bone’ which got her a nomination for the ‘Best Actress’ Award. She embraced stardom with more movies such as ‘Like Crazy,’ ‘The Beaver’ & ‘X – Men: First class’ in 2011.
Her flawless acting got her into ‘The Hunger Games’ carrying her towards the elite side of the industry. In 2014 with ‘Serena’ and ‘X-Men: Days of the Past’ releasing, she carved a remarkable position in acting. ‘Joy’ came in 2015, in which Jennifer Lawrence’s performance got her an Oscar nomination making her the “Youngest Artist to receive four nominations for the Academy Awards.” The world has witnessed a more polished actress with the release of ‘Mother’ & ‘Red Sparrow’ in 2017&18.
The list of achievements she sits on include the Oscar for “Best performance of the current generation” in ‘Silver Linings Playbook,’ the Golden Globe Award: Best Actress for ‘Silver Linings’ & ‘Joy’ in 2012 & 15, respectively, the Best Actress in Supporting Role for ‘American Hustle’ in 2013, and six People’s Choice Awards for ‘X-Men’ & ‘Hunger Games’.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Jennifer Lawrence has an estimated net worth of $130 million earning about $24 million annually. She is enumerated amongst Hollywood A-listers, like Jennifer Aniston and Emma Stone. Her film career has been quite rewarding with her movies grossing over $5.5 billion. Jennifer Lawrence also rakes in big bucks through various brand endorsements. She owns a Volkswagen Eos and a Chevy Volt. She resides in her Beverly Hills mansion worth $7 million.
Jennifer Lawrence is a versatile actress who doesn’t mind working in low budget movies other than the elite genres she gets invited for. The actress is unique in herself as without taking any acting classes or training she is one of the best-paid actresses in Hollywood. Everybody loves her passionate acting.