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Jennifer Lawrence: Age, Height, Husband, Net Worth, Biography & More

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August 15, 1990

Jennifer Lawrence is an American actress. She has received several awards, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. Lawrence was born on August 15, 1990, in Louisville, Kentucky. Her mother, Karen (née Koch), is a children's camp manager, and her father, Gary Lawrence, is a construction worker. She has two older brothers, Ben and Blaine. Her parents divorced when she was 14 years old.

Lawrence began her acting career with a minor role in the film Garden Party (2008). She had her first leading role in the 2010 film Winter's Bone. She achieved wider recognition for starring as Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games film series (2012–2015).

Early life and career beginnings

Jennifer Lawrence was born on August 15, 1990, in Louisville, Kentucky. Her parents, Karen and Gary Lawrence ran a children’s summer camp. As a child, Lawrence took part in theatre productions at the local community center. She also studied at the Kammerer Middle School in Louisville. In 2003, at the age of 13, Lawrence moved with her family to Los Angeles so she could pursue her acting career.

Lawrence began her acting career with small roles in films and television shows. Her first film role was as a minor character in Garden Party (2008). She also had small roles in The Bill Engvall Show (2007) and Medium (2005). In 2009, Lawrence landed her first major role in the film The Poker House.

Getting into acting: her first steps in Hollywood

When Jennifer Lawrence was just 14 years old, she and a friend drove to New York City to find an agent. It wasn’t easy. They slept in their car and spent days going from one audition to the next. But Lawrence’s persistence paid off, and she eventually landed her first role in the TV show “ Monk.”

That was just the beginning of Lawrence’s Hollywood career. She went on to star in movies like “The Hunger Games” and “Silver Linings Playbook,” for which she won an Academy Award.

Today, Lawrence is one of the most successful actresses in Hollywood. But it all started with a 14-year-old girl from Kentucky who had a dream and never gave up.

First big break: landing a role in The Hunger Games

Jennifer Lawrence Katniss Everdeen The Hunger Games
Jennifer Lawrence Katniss Everdeen The Hunger Games

When Jennifer Lawrence was just starting out in Hollywood, she landed her first big break with a role in The Hunger Games. It was a huge movie franchise and she was able to show her acting chops on the big screen. She went on to star in other successful movies like Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle. Lawrence is now one of the most sought-after actresses in Hollywood and has won an Oscar for her work.

Success: becoming one of the most popular actresses in the world

Before she was famous, Jennifer Lawrence was just a normal girl from Kentucky. She loved acting and was always driven to be successful. When she was just 14 years old, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue her dream of becoming an actress.

Lawrence's big break came when she was cast as the lead in the film "The Hunger Games." The movie was a huge success and made her one of the most popular actresses in the world. Lawrence has since starred in several other hit films, including "Silver Linings Playbook" and "American Hustle."

Today, Jennifer Lawrence is one of Hollywood's biggest stars. She is proof that with hard work and determination, anyone can achieve their dreams.

Oscar-winning performances

When it comes to Oscar-winning performances, Jennifer Lawrence is no stranger. The actress has taken home the prestigious award for her roles in both Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle. But before she was famous, Lawrence was just another aspiring actress trying to make it in Hollywood.

Born and raised in Kentucky, Lawrence always knew she wanted to be an actress. She started out performing in local theater productions and soon began landing small roles in television shows and movies. It was her role as a teenage girl with cancer in the 2010 film Winter’s Bone that really got people talking. Lawrence gave an emotional and raw performance that earned her an Oscar nomination for Best Actress.

Although she didn’t win that year, Lawrence’s career was definitely on the up and up.

Conclusion: Lawrence's impact on Hollywood

When Jennifer Lawrence first arrived in Hollywood, she was just another fresh-faced actress trying to make it big. But over the past few years, she has become one of the most successful and sought-after stars in Tinseltown. Thanks to her natural talent and down-to-earth personality, Lawrence has won over both audiences and critics alike. She is now one of the highest-paid actresses in the world, and her films have grossed billions of dollars at the box office.

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cast X Men Days of Future Past Nicholas

There is no doubt that Jennifer Lawrence is a major force in Hollywood. She has demonstrated her versatility as an actress, tackling a wide range of roles with ease. Whether she's playing a rebellious teenager (The Hunger Games), a grieving mother (mother!), or a superhero (X-Men: First Class), Lawrence always brings her A-game.

Jennifer Lawrence

Full NameJennifer Shrader Lawrence
NicknameJen, JLaw
Date of BirthAugust 15, 1990
Age Years
BirthplaceIndian Hills, Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
Home TownIndian Hills, Louisville
Educational QualificationHigh School
SchoolKammerer Middle School, Louisville
College/ University-
Zodiac SignLeo ♌
Physical Stats
Height5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m)
Weight63 kg (139 lbs)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
ColorBlue, Gold
ActressCate Blanchett, Meryl Streep, Laura Linney
HobbiesPainting, Playing Guitar, and Surfing
Family & Relationship
Marital StatusMarried
FatherGary Lawrence
MotherKaren Lawrence
Spouse (Wife/Husband)Cooke Maroney (m. 2019)
Brother(s)Ben and Blaine
Net Worth$175 Million (in 2022)
Famous forThe role of the shape-shifting mutant Mystique in X-Men: First Class (2011)
DebutTV: Company Town (2006), 
Film: Garden Party (2008), 
Music Video: The Mess I made (2010)
Awards/ HonoursAACTA International Awards (2013, 2014),
Academy Awards (2013),
British Academy Film Awards (2014),
Critics' Choice Movie Awards (2013, 2014),
Empire Awards (2013),
Golden Globe Awards (2013, 2014, 2016),
Full List of Awards
(Wins:90 Nominations:176)

Movie List

[ 2022 ]
Don't Look Up
[ 2021 ]
Dark Phoenix
[ 2019 ]
Love, Antosha
[ 2019 ]
Red Sparrow
[ 2018 ]
[ 2017 ]
[ 2016 ]
X-Men: Apocalypse
[ 2016 ]
A Beautiful Planet
[ 2016 ]
[ 2015 ]
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
[ 2015 ]
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
[ 2014 ]
[ 2014 ]
X-Men: Days of Future Past
[ 2014 ]
American Hustle
[ 2013 ]
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
[ 2013 ]
The Devil You Know
[ 2013 ]
House at the End of the Street
[ 2012 ]
Silver Linings Playbook
[ 2012 ]
The Hunger Games
[ 2012 ]
X-Men: First Class
[ 2011 ]
The Beaver
[ 2011 ]
Like Crazy
[ 2011 ]
Winter's Bone
[ 2010 ]
The Burning Plain
[ 2008 ]
The Poker House
[ 2008 ]
Garden Party
[ 2008 ]

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