Jennifer Joanna Aniston, artistically known as Jennifer Aniston, is an actress of film and television. She also serves as director and film producer. In the 1990s global recognition earned playing Rachel Green in the television series Friends , role that made him win an Emmy Award for a Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award , and also , will charge in the last two seasons one million dollars per chapter. Your significant media presence in the television series also because of its iconic haircut, known as The Rachel , who caused a furor and was popular among women of the time, who imitate her hairstyle for several years, and also the magazine Rolling Stone launched as “Best Hair United States.”
February 11, 1969
|Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States
|Justin Theroux (m. 2015–2017), Brad Pitt (m. 2000–2005)
Jennifer Aniston was born on 11 of February of 1969 and grew up in the city of New York . She is the daughter of actor John Aniston , born Yannis Anastassakis (July 24, 1933) ( Greek : Γιάννης Αναστασάκης), and actress and model Nancy Dow (July 22, 1936). Aniston’s father is Greek , born on the island of Crete , in Greece , while his mother was born in New York, of Italian, Scottish-Canadian, Irish, English descent and a small amount of Greek. 16Aniston has two half brothers, John Melick and Alex Aniston. His godfather was the actor Telly Savalas , who was the best friend of her father. lived in Greece for one year as a child with his family and later returned to New York. His father has performed in the soap operas Days of Our Lives , Love of Life and Search for Tomorrow . Aniston attended Rudolf Steiner 18 and graduated from Manhattan Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts.16 He worked in small-scale productions, such as For Dear Life and Dancing on Checker’s Grave . During this period he had several part-time jobs, including telemarketer and messenger. In 1989, he moved to Los Angeles , California ..
She dated musician Adam Duritz in 1995. From 1995 to 1998, he was romantically involved with actor Tate Donovan.
In May 1998, she began dating actor Brad Pitt. They married on July 29, 2000, at a private wedding in Malibu . For a few years, their marriage was considered a strange success in Hollywood. However, the couple announced their separation on January 6, 2005. Pitt and Aniston were seen together in public after announcing their separation, even at Aniston’s 36th birthday party, and the couple’s friends declared that they were reconciling Aniston, however, filed for divorce on March 25, 2005. and was finalized on October 2, 2005. During this period, there was intense media speculation that Pitt had been unfaithful to Aniston with his Mr. & Mrs. Smith co-worker , Angelina Jolie .
In the following months, the public’s reaction to divorce was reported by the press. The story became the forefront of media such as Entertainment Tonight and Access Hollywood , and made front pages in sensationalist magazines for many years, continuing to this day. During 2005, ‘Team Aniston’ and ‘Team Jolie’ shirts also appeared.
Aniston revealed that her divorce prompted her to look for her mother, Nancy, from whom she had been separated for almost a decade. They distanced themselves at first when Nancy talked about her daughter’s intimacies in a television show and then wrote a book titled, From Mother and Daughter to Friends: A Memoir (1999). 78 79 Aniston also said she was devastated by the death of her longtime therapist, whose work helped make her separation from Pitt much easier. Aniston said her relationship with Pitt, which she does not regret, was “seven very intense years” together “and that” it was a beautiful, complicated relationship. ”
After her divorce, Aniston began a relationship with actor Vince Vaughn , with whom he co-starred in The Break-Up . Relationship problems were reported in September 2006, followed by a break, confirmed in December of that year. He dated the British model Paul Sculfor for a few months in 2007. In February 2008, she started dating musician John Mayer . The couple separated in August, but they resumed the relationship in October before separating again in March 2009.
Aniston has had two septoplasties to correct his deviated septum – one that was done poorly in 1994 and the second in January 2007.
She is the godmother of Coco Riley Arquette, the daughter of her good friends, actors Courteney Cox and David Arquette . In 2007, Forbes nominated Aniston in the top 10 of the richest women in entertainment and estimated her net worth around $ 110 million, her estate is currently estimated at $ 200 million.
In May 2011, Aniston began dating actor and director Justin Theroux as well , The couple got engaged on Justin’s forty-first birthday, when he took her to dinner and announced their engagement on August 12, 2012. The couple contracted marriage on August 5, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.
In February 2018, the couple announced through a press release that they divorced after two and a half years of marriage.
Aniston moved to Hollywood, Los Angeles, California , and got her first television roles in 1990, starring in the Molloy series and in the television movie Camp Cucamonga . She also co-starred in Ferris Bueller , a television adaptation of the 1986 hit film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off . The series, however, was quickly canceled. Aniston later appeared in two comic television shows, The Edge and Muddling Through , Herman’s Head and Burke’s Law. After the cancellation of several programs in which he appeared, then he starred in the 1993 horror movie , Leprechaun that became a Cult movie and whose success generated more sequels in which Aniston did not participate, Aniston considered abandoning the performance .
Jennifer Aniston‘s plans changed after auditioning for Friends , a comedy that was created for the NBC television network in 1994-1995. The producers of the show originally wanted Aniston to test for Monica Geller’s role , but felt that Courteney Cox was better for the role. So Aniston was chosen as Rachel Green . He was also offered a role on Saturday Night Live , but refused to be on Friends . She played the character of Rachel from 1994 until the series ended in 2004.
The program was a success and Aniston, along with his co-stars, gained worldwide fame and reputation. Aniston received a salary of one million dollars per episode for the last two seasons of Friends , as well as five nominations Emmy (two for Supporting Actress , three for Lead Actress), 26 27 28 29 including an award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series . 30According to the Guinness Book of Records (2005), Aniston (along with her female co-protagonists) became the highest paid actress of all time with her salary of $ 1 million per episode for the tenth season of Friends .
In 2007, Aniston starred in an episode in the Courteney Cox Dirt series , playing Cox rival Tina Harrod. Aniston also appeared in the third episode of the third season of 30 Rock on NBC playing the roommate of Liz Lemon, who harassed Jack Donaghy. For this interpretation, Aniston received on July 16, 2009 an Emmy nomination for Best Guest Actress in a 30 Rock Comedy Series .
Jennifer Aniston with Steve Zahn , at the premiere of Management .
While recording Friends , Jennifer also began to have roles in the cinema. She made his film debut in Leprechaun in 1992 which received various negative reviews, but it was a commercial success and became a cult film. After a break in four years in the world of cinema, Aniston returned in 1996, when she played the supporting roles in two independent films Dream for an Insomniac and She’s the One with Edward Burns and Cameron Diaz . Aniston’s first starring role was in the movie Picture Perfect (“Rental Boyfriend”) (1997), where she starred with Kevin Bacon and Jay Mohr. While the film received unequal criticism, Aniston’s performance was better received, with praise from critics who suggested he had a screen presence.
During the second half of the 1990s, she starred in several romantic films ‘ Til There Was You (1997) with Dylan McDermott and Sarah Jessica Parker , The Thin Pink Line (1998), the animated film The Iron Giant (1999 ), and the acclaimed comedy Office Space (1999). The critics praised her for her interpretations in The Object of My Affection (“Much more than friends”) (1998), a comedy-drama about a woman who falls in love with a gay man (played by Paul Rudd ), 35 and in the 2002 low budget movie The Good Girl, playing a little glamorous cashier in a small town. The latter premiered in a few fewer than 700 rooms in total, raising $14M at the box office in the United States . 36
Aniston’s biggest box office success to date was for her role in the 2003 film Bruce Almighty (“Like God” in Spain and “Almighty” in Latin America), where he played Grace, Jim Carrey’s character’s girlfriend , starring by Carrey , Morgan Freeman and Aniston herself. 37 Aniston later starred in the 2004 film Along Came Polly (“And then she came” in Spain, “My Girlfriend Polly” in Latin America), along with Ben Stiller . In late 2005, Aniston appeared in two major productions, Derailed and Rumor Has It … .
In 2006, she participated in an independent low-budget film Friends with Money , which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and received a limited release. Aniston’s next film, The Break-Up , premiered on June 2, 2006 and grossed approximately $ 39.17 million during its first weekend, despite little enthusiastic criticism. In 2006, Aniston co-directed the short “Room 10”, filming his part on the set of an emergency room with the protagonists Robin Wright and Kris Kristofferson . Aniston realized his taste for management thanks to actress Gwyneth Paltrow, Who also directed a short film in 2006.
On December 25, 2008, Marley & Me , in which Aniston starred alongside Owen Wilson , was released. He set a sales record of $ 14.75 million tickets on Christmas Day . He earned a total of $ 51.7 million over the four-day weekend and was at number 1 at the box office, a position that remained for two weeks. The total worldwide was $ 242,717,113. His next film, He’s Just Not That Into You , where he starred alongside Ben Affleck , premiered in February 2009. The film grossed $ 27.5 million, positioning itself at number 1 at the box office on its first weekend. 47While the film received mixed reviews, Aniston, along with Affleck, Ginnifer Goodwin and Jennifer Connelly , are often praised by critics for their performances in the film.
In March 2010, Aniston launched Exposados , which co-starred with Gerard Butler . While the film received scathing criticism from critics, it was a modest success at the box office, earning more than $ 130 million worldwide. 50 A warm box office reception received The Switch in which he co-stars with Jason Bateman . The movie’s premiere on the weekend for The Hollywood Reporter said, “8.4 million daunting dollars.” 51 The film has received mixed reviews, with the Metacritic site giving it 13 out of 30 reviews issuing a positive verdict. 52On June 20, 2010, Aniston’s films had raised more than one billion dollars in the United States and more than 17 billion dollars worldwide.
Just Go with It ( Wife Lie in Latin America), with Adam Sandler , the weekend of ValentineDay premiered in 2011. The story is about a plastic surgeon, played by Sandler, who asks his head of office, played by Aniston, to impersonate his wife to demonstrate his honesty with his young girlfriend, played by Brooklyn Decker , after telling him that he is married to avoid committing to her. Nicole Kidman also appears in the movie as a former rival of the character of Aniston.
Aniston also joined the cast of Colin Farrell , Jason Bateman , Charlie Day and Jamie Foxx , in a comic film titled Horrible Bosses (“I Want to Kill My Boss” in Latin America), directed by Seth Gordon. The film focuses on a trio of employees who plot to assassinate their supervisors. Aniston will play one of the bosses, a sexually aggressive dentist who harasses the character of Charlie Day. Aniston has signed to star in Wanderlust with Paul Rudd , with whom he co-starred in the 1998 film The Object of My Affection . The script, which has been purchased by Universal Pictures , 60 was written by Rudd, Ken Marino, and David Wain with the latter also directing the film and will be produced by Judd Apatow . The film tells the story of a married couple who join a commune after losing their money and decide that modern life is not for them.
Aniston has appeared in several commercials and music videos. In 1996, he was in the music video of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers for “Walls”. In 2001, Aniston was in Melissa Etheridge’s music video , “I Want To Be In Love.” It was chosen in the Heineken commercial that was later banned due to brand problems. Aniston has also been in commercials for L’Oréal . In 1994, Microsoft invited Aniston, along with his co-worker Matthew Perry , to record a 30-minute promotional announcement for his new operating system, Windows 95 .
Along with Brad Pitt and Brad Gray, CEO of Paramount Pictures , Aniston founded the production company Plan B Entertainment in 2002, although she and Gray withdrew in 2005. In 2008, she and her partner Kristin Hahn formed the production company Echo Films.
Since 2007, she has worked on an advertising campaign for the SmartWater drink. Aniston worked more than a year on a new perfume, which was launched on July 21, 2010, at Harrods in London . The original plans called for the perfume called Lolavie by Jennifer Aniston, but to avoid confusion with a perfume with a similar name, the name was changed to simply Jennifer Aniston . In an interview after the launch, Aniston said he would like to also create a fragrance for men. Aniston made the voice of Miss Stevens, in the episode “Rainforest Schmainforest” of the American series South Park .
In the media
In 2006, she was on the list of the best dressed People and has been the holder of «The 100 Sexiest Women» since 1996, listing in 2010, in 2009 and in 2008. In 2011 , The Telegraph reported the most sought after body parts of the rich and famous revealed by two plastic surgeons, who conducted a survey among their patients to build the photograph of a perfect woman. Under the category of the most sought-after body form, Aniston was voted in the top three along with Gisele Bündchen and Penelope Cruz .
Although Aniston did not like the hairstyle she had during her first two years in Friends , ” The Rachel, ” it is still very popular among women.