These days, many people are making a living through a diversity of careers. One such individual is Rashida Jones, who is an actress, producer, and writer. She is known by many for her role in the comedy series ‘Parks and Recreation.’ Here is a quick summary of the net worth, career and earnings of Rashida Jones in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Rashida Leah Jones was born in Los Angeles, California, on the 25th of February 1976. She is the daughter of Quincy Jones, who is a music producer, and Peggy Lipton who was an actress. Leah grew up in Los Angeles, where she was raised together with her elder sister Kidada Jones, who is now a model and an actress as well. She also had five other siblings from her father’s other relationships.
For her early education, she attended the Buckley School in California. She later joined Harvard University and graduated in 1997 with a degree in religion and philosophy. She was a member of various Theatrical groups and also composed many performances in her days at college.
Rashida was romantically involved with the likes of Mark Ronson, Toby Maguire, John Krasinski, and John Favreau. Currently, she is in a relationship with Ezra Koening, and the couple welcomed their firstborn child in August 2018.
Leah is actively involved in charity work, and she is a board member of various non-charitable organizations. She has also participated in many voluntary programs, as well as helping to raise funds for different non-profitable institutions.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Jones’ professional career kicked off in 1997 when she made her debut in the miniseries ‘The Last Don.’ The film was followed by other appearances in ‘If These Walls Could Talk 2,’ ‘Myth America,’ and ‘East of A.’ she later in 2000, landed a role in ‘Boston Public’ as Louisa Fenn. She made appearances in a total of 26 episodes, and she became very famous.
Several other roles emerged, and she was riding high on her career. ‘The Office’ comedy series turned out to be the biggest break in her career. She played the role of Karen Filippelli in the 2006 film. Another big success came in 2009, in the film ‘Parks and Recreation.’
As a writer, she created a comic book series titled ‘Frenemy of the State,’ and also co-wrote its screenplay. Her other notable work includes ‘Nosedive,’ ‘Celeste and Jesse Forever,’ ‘Toy Story 4,’ among many others.
As a singer, Leah has backed up many artists like Maroon 5, Drake, Aaliyah, and many others. She released a song in 2015 by the title of ‘Wanted To Be Loved,’ which she also produced. She also directed a music video for the song ‘Brave’ by Sara Bareilles.
Following the success of her career, Jones was able to win very many accolades. She got nominated in 2011 for the NAACP Image Award. She was also nominated for the same award in 2012 and 2017 for various categories. In 2011 she was nominated for Independent Spirit Award, among many others.
Net Worth & Earnings
The estimated net worth of the actress is $28 million. Her primary source of income is acting. She has however made an impressive amount from film production, directing, and also appearing in other artists’ songs. The value of her wealth is expected to rise as she is still very active. Her star continues to shine.
Rashida Jones is described as a multi-talented person. Over the years, she has managed to stay on top of her career. She has accomplished all this through sheer dedication and hard work. Her efforts have not been in vain. Today, she can be ranked among the most celebrated actresses of all time. Her fans can always expect good things from her.