Jennifer Lawrence grew up with the passion and desire for performing acts blazing inside of her. The American actress greeted the screens with small guest-starring roles on Television until she gradually caught the notice of bigger stakeholders.
She took a step into the limelight when she starred as one of the mutants (Mystique) in X-Men: First Class, as well as in the movie’s sequels. Lawrence has become an icon in the dynamic and competitive movie industry. But some facts about her are still not in the bare or easily grasped like her movie roles. Before we dwell on these facts, let’s get to know the talented actress.
Jennifer Lawrence Bio, Age
She was born Jennifer Shrader Lawrence on August 15, 1990, to her parents – Gary Lawrence, her father, and Karen her mother. She is of English, German, Irish, and Scottish ancestry and had two older brothers who greatly influenced her lifestyle. Growing up with boys, Jennifer was tough and rough and hardly blended in with other girls at school. In high school, she participated in almost all sporting activities including playing in an all-boys basketball team which was coached by her father. As much as she loved sporting, she also loved performing. As early as the age of nine, young Jen was already taking part in school and church plays.
At 14, she was discovered by a talent scout and was soon signed to the CESC Talent Agency. All these were against the wishes of her parents who didn’t want their daughter to venture into acting. But Lawrence, who was also getting modeling offers, quit school completely at the age of 14 to focus on her acting career.
She started out with guest starring roles on TV shows including the popular sitcom The Bill Engvall Show. The actress made her debut in film with the popular movie Garden Party (2008), where she played a supporting role. Some of her remarkable stints include her heroic role in the Hunger Games film series as ‘Katniss Everdeen’.
Jennifer Lawrence’s has a lot of dollars to show for her success over the course of her dynamic career. The actress sits on a net worth estimated at a whopping $120 million. Lawrence became the highest grossing heroine after her stint with the Hunger Games. The actress who earned a whopping $26 million for her role in the movie, also earned a percentage of the movie’s profits which amounted to over $50 million; making her Forbes highest paid celebrity in the years 2015 and 2016.
Apart from her movie endeavors, the talented actress also has mouth-watering endorsement deals which greatly add to her financial status. Jennifer clinched a million dollar contract of $15 million with the reputable ‘Dior’ brand.
Personal Life – Is Jennifer Lawrence Married or Dating a Boyfriend?
You may choose to dwell on the masculinity of the talented actress but don’t be fooled, Jennifer Lawrence feels love just like every other woman out there. And even though she has no long list of ‘would have beens,’ the actress surely has some stories in her love diary.
In the early part of 2018, fans of the Hunger Games heroine were greeted with the sad news of her break up with director Darren Aronofsky. Rumors of their break up went rife in November 2017 with reports from various sources. The two who started dating in September 2016 after filming ‘Mother!’ parted ways the following year although the break up was finally confirmed in 2018.
Before Darren, Jenny dated Chris Martin of Coldplay. The two started seeing each other in 2014. The relationship was however shortlived; they broke up after a few months. JLaw dated X-Men co-star Nicholas Hoult. The couple who met on set of X-Men: First Class initially went their separate ways in 2013 but later got back together. However, their relationship finally ended in 2014 after five years.
Although she has not found the one, Lawrence confesses she wishes she finds the one to spend the rest of her life with. She is not married to anyone at the moment and has no children.
Body Measurements – Height, Weight
JLaw has got an athletic body which perfectly suits her daunting career. She stands at a height of 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) which is quite proportional to her weight of 63 kg (139 pounds). Lawrence engages in a series of workouts including planks, and other techniques which enables her to maintain her fit body.