Jennifer Aniston Biography

Jennifer Aniston Biography Millions of TV viewers around the world know her only as Racher Green in the popular NBC soap Friends that went on air for nearly 10 years.

You guessed it right. She is none other than Jennifer Aniston. She is no stranger to controversy as her numerous dating and failed relationships have been much talked, written about in the media.

Theatre artiste

Born on February 11, 1969 in Sherman Oaks, California, Jennifer Joanna Aniston is the daughter of soap opera star John Aniston and actress Nancy Dow.

Aniston started appearing in stage plays from the late 1980s onwards. She attended classes at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music and Performing Arts where she majored in drama subject.

Jennifer Aniston Popular TV show

Her popular TV show Friends did not happen overnight. She had to struggle through with several of her minor film and TV roles not getting the recognition she expected from them.

But Aniston hit the jackpot in the role of Rachel Green on the blockbuster NBC sitcom Friends. In the US, Friends was dubbed a grand success with many viewers terming the hairstyle of Aniston in that sitcom as truly "Rachel".

Aniston was so popular in the 10-year show that she was given anastounding sum of $1 million per episode for the last 3 years until the soap ended in 2004.

Moreover, she won a Golden Globe and an Emmy Award during her stint on the Friends.

Box office hits with romcoms

Aniston strived her best to make a big impact on the big screen. She took up a both small, independent films (Office Space, The Good Girl) and big-budget productions like Bruce Almighty with Jim Carrey in the lead.

Her notable films include Along Came Polly (2004) opposite Ben Stiller, Derailed and Rumor Has It. Aniston produced an ensemble movie Friends with Money (2006) which got good reviews at Cannes and romantic drama The Break-up.

She also starred opposite Owen Wilson in Marley & Me (2008). In fact, Marley & Me created a new record of largest Christmas Day box office collection with over $14 million in ticket sales alone and ranked No. 1 as chart buster.

Another film He's Just Not That into You (2009) made $27.5 million and ranked No. 1 in its opening weekend at the box office. Despite the film getting a mixed response, Aniston drew all-round praise for noteworthy role.

She continued with her mix of romantic comedies and social satires for which there are ready audience in the US.

Then came Horrible Bosses (2011) in which Aniston shared the screen space with Jason Bateman, Colin Farrel and Jason Sudekis.

It was reported at that time that she was romantically linked with Sudekis with whom Aniston worked later on in We're the Millers(2013).

Once again, she starred in Horrible Bosses 2 (2014) and got a plum role in a social drama Cake for which she got a Golden Globe nomination.

Jennifer Aniston Personal Life

Jennifer Aniston Marriage Jennifer Aniston's marriage with Brad Pitt in 2000 ended in divorce 5 years later as he was allegedly having an affair with popular actress Angelina Jolie.

From then on, the Friends star, it has been reported, has had a series of relationship with The Break-Up co-star Vince Vaughn, musician John Mayer and SNL cast member Jason Sudekis.

In August 2012, Aniston got engaged to American actor and director Justin Theroux.

Theroux has done a number of roles in comedy films including Strangers with Candy (2005), Your Highness (2011) and Wanderlust (2012) which also stars Jennifer Aniston.

It was reported that Aniston and Theroux had postponed their wedding plans as they differ in their place of stay post-marriage.

Jennifer Aniston wants to live in Los Angeles, while Theroux is keen to live in New York City.



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Jennifer Aniston News

Jennifer Aniston to play mother in teen comedy 'Dumplin'

    Updated On : Mar 16,2017   2:50 pm
Los Angeles, March 16 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston will play the role of a mother to a teenage girl in the upcoming independent teen comedy film "Dumplin". View More..

Swedish cosmetic brand enters India

    Updated On : Mar 15,2017   6:44 pm
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Swedish cosmetic brand FACE Stockholm has forayed into the Indian market through an e-commerce website. View More..

Paris Hilton's mother claims Aniston is pregnant

    Updated On : Mar 01,2017   8:00 am
Los Angeles, March 1 (IANS) Socialite and former reality TV star Paris Hilton's mother Kathy has claimed Jennifer Aniston is expecting a girl. Her comment comes after the actress' Oscars appearance. View More..

Priyanka interviews Jennifer Aniston at Oscars 2017 backstage

    Updated On : Feb 28,2017   1:26 pm
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra seemed to have some fun while interviewing Hollywood star Jennifer Aniston along with model Chrissy Teigen at the backstage of the 89th Academy Awards here. View More..

Om Puri honoured at Oscars 2017

    Updated On : Feb 27,2017   10:32 am
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Indian actor Om Puri, whose repertoire as an actor reflected a rare realism and was popular for films like "East Is East", "Gandhi", "City of Joy" and "Wolf", was honoured at the 89th Academy Awards ceremony here in the "In Memoriam" montage. View More..

Jimmy Kimmel gives an Oscar surprise to Hollywood tourists

    Updated On : Feb 27,2017   9:58 am
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) It was a moment of surprise and awe when Jimmy Kimmel escorted a group of wide-eyed tourists with selfie sticks into the Dolby Theatre in the middle of the 89th Academy Awards ceremony here. View More..

Aniston, Theroux to go on vacation to save their marriage

    Updated On : Dec 31,2016   2:36 pm
Los Angeles, Dec 31 (IANS) Actors Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are reportedly trying to fix their broken marriage. Aniston is planning a getaway with her husband to save their marriage. View More..

Brad Pitt very good kisser, says former girlfriend

    Updated On : Dec 30,2016   2:40 am
Los Angeles, Dec 30 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt is "very good" at kissing, says his former girlfriend and singer Sinitta. View More..

'Luv Ka The End': Splitsville time in Bollywood, Hollywood (2016 In Retrospect)

    Updated On : Dec 15,2016   8:52 pm
ATTN EDITORS: From today, IANS begins its annual exercise of looking back at the year that is coming to an end. This will cover diverse areas like politics, economics, business, science & technology, art-culture-books and sports. We begin with a soft feature on Bollywood/Hollywood and a story on how India's TT players fared in 2016. Editor, IANS View More..

'Luv Ka The End': Major splits in Bollywood, Hollywood (2016 In Retrospect)

    Updated On : Dec 15,2016   12:12 pm
ATTN EDITORS: From today, IANS begins its annual exercise of looking back at the year that is coming to an end. This will cover diverse areas like politics, economics, business, science & technology, art-culture-books and sports. We begin with a soft feature on Bollywood/Hollywood and a story on how India's TT players fared in 2016. Editor, IANS View More..

'Office Christmas Party': A by-the-numbers comedy (IANS Review, Rating: **1/2)

    Updated On : Dec 10,2016   12:08 pm
Film: "Office Christmas Party"; Directors: Will Speck, Josh Gordon; Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn, T.J. Miller, Jillian Bell, Vanessa Bayer, Courtney B. Vance, Rob Corddry, Kate McKinnon, Abbey Lee, Sam Richardson, Jamie Chung, Randall Park, Karan Soni, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Jimmy Butler; Rating: **1/2 View More..

Jennifer Aniston misses world of 'Friends'

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   1:36 am
Los Angeles, Dec 2 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston yearns for the world her TV show "Friends" was set in -- before the explosion of social media. View More..

Aniston reveals her Thanksgiving surprise from husband

    Updated On : Dec 01,2016   1:36 am
Los Angeles, Dec 1 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston has revealed her Thanksgiving surprise from her husband Justin Theroux. View More..

'Office Christmas Party' release in India on Dec 9

    Updated On : Nov 25,2016   3:10 pm
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Steven Spielberg's next production "Office Christmas Party" will be hitting the screens on December 9. View More..

Jennifer Aniston to adopt from Mexican orphanage

    Updated On : Nov 16,2016   1:24 pm
Los Angeles, Nov 16 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston is reportedly adopting children from two Mexican orphanages. View More..

Aniston stuck at 'crossroads'

    Updated On : Nov 08,2016   2:58 pm
Los Angeles, Nov 8 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston finds herself at the crossroads trying to figure out what really makes her heart sing. View More..

Brad Pitt is still Britney Spears' celebrity crush

    Updated On : Oct 07,2016   3:26 pm
Los Angeles, Oct 7 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears looked very excited when she talked about actor Brad Pitt and his relationship status during a game of Question Roulette on "Today" show. View More..

Karma ensures that poetic justice doesn't just happen in stories (The Funny Side)

    Updated On : Sep 30,2016   11:30 am
Uh-oh. My son, after spending his whole life in Mario world picking up rows of spinning gold coins, is about to step into the real world. I'm worried the shock may traumatise him. ("Dad, where's all the money? All the gold coins that are supposed to be lying around?" "Er, the Pokemon took it.") View More..

Courteney Cox defends Aniston amid Jolie, Pitt's divorce

    Updated On : Sep 29,2016   8:02 am
Los Angeles, Sep 29 (IANS) Actress Courteney Cox wants everyone to leave her former "Friends" co-star Jennifer Aniston out of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's split. View More..

Theroux slams media for thrusting Aniston into Brangelina's split

    Updated On : Sep 28,2016   4:02 pm
Los Angeles, Sep 28 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston's husband Justin Theroux has criticised the media for thrusting his wife's name into the divorce of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. He calls it "nonsense". View More..