Leslie Mann is undoubtedly one of the most popular actresses in Hollywood. She is renowned for her comic talent and has featured in several unforgettable movies. One of them is the 1997 movie, George of the Jungle. In it, she played the role of a San Francisco socialite who gets abandoned in a wild jungle. She is later rescued by a primitive man who has spent all his life in the jungle. Mann (or her character) eventually takes him back to human civilization and they fall in love, marry and live happily ever after. Find out more about Mann here including her net worth, as well as her husband who is a popular Hollywood filmmaker.
Leslie Mann Bio (Age)
Leslie Mann was born on the 26th of March 1972. Her mother’s name is Janet Ann Ayres while her father’s name is unknown. With regard to siblings, the actress has three stepbrothers and two blood siblings. Mann was mostly raised by her mom and grew up in the town of Newport California where she attended Corona Del Mar High School. She decided to pursue a career in acting from an early age and therefore, after high school, she enrolled at the Joanne Baron/D.W. Brown Acting School. She also honed her skills with popular comedy troupe The Groundling. Leslie Mann commenced her career in the year 1990, appearing in a string of TV Ads. From there, she went on to land guest roles in TV series such as Birdland and The Wright Verdicts.
The California native did not have to wait long for her big break which came in the 1997 movie, George of the Jungle. Since then, Leslie Mann has not looked back. She has featured in blockbuster comedies such as This is 40, The 40-year-old Virgin, Stealing Harvard, The Other Woman, How to be Single, Funny People and Knocked Up. Knocked Up is a 2007 comedy about a serious career lady, named Alison, who gets knocked up by an underachiever. After initial misgivings and disagreements, they eventually welcome the child as a couple. In the movie, Mann plays the role of Alison’s elder sister who has marital troubles due to her controlling tendencies. She and her husband officially separate but get back together after settling their differences.
Husband and Daughter
Leslie Mann is married to renowned Hollywood filmmaker – Judd Apatow. Apatow is famous for making low budget, R-rated sex comedies which eventually turn into box office hits. Some of the movies he has produced are The Cable Guy, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, The Big Sick, The Five Year Engagement and Forgetting Sarah Marshall. Apatow has also directed movies such as The 40-year-old Virgin, This is 40, Funny People and Knocked Up.
Mann and her husband met in the course of work; this was on the set of his 1996 movie – The Cable Guy. It was a case of love at first sight for Apatow and Mann did not waste time before reciprocating these feelings. The couple dated for a year and got married in June 1997. Mann and her husband now reside in Brentwood Area, California. They also own an apartment in New York. Despite the fact that they have worked together on several movies, her husband has revealed that he is still uncomfortable with his wife kissing other men in the movies.
Leslie Mann and her husband have two children together. Their names are Maude Apatow (b. 1997) and Iris Apatow (b. 2002). Both girls have followed their parents’ footsteps into the movie industry. Maude has appeared in her father’s movies such as Knocked Up, Funny People and This is 40. She has also appeared in the HBO teen drama Euphoria. Maude was previously a student of Northwestern University but quit due to the extreme winters there. The youngest Apatow, Iris, is also not slacking. She has appeared in some of her father’s movies. She has also featured in a TV series titled Love.
Leslie Mann has a net worth of $20 million. Her source of wealth is her impressive career which has spanned over two decades. Mann has also made money from endorsement deals. She and her eldest daughter featured in an Ad for skincare brand – Jergens. Her husband, on the other hand, has a net worth of $90 million. His considerable fortune is not surprising. This is because his movies (which are normally low budget) do very well at the box office.