Jennifer Lawrence’s Net Worth – Life and Career

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Jennifer Lawrence’s net worth and salary 2020 – What is Jennifer Lawrence net worth today and how did she become successful? Read on to find out the story behind Jennifer Lawrence success, net worth, family, career, and more.

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Looking for an A-list actress that has an impressive curriculum vitae which includes attaining the height of highest-paid actress, among most influential people in the world and whose movies have grossed billions of dollars then look no further than the person of Jennifer Lawrence.

Jennifer Lawrence is a Hollywood actress from the United States. She showed a glimpse of what she could do while in church and school before a scout spotted her talent while she was still a teenager.

She began her career in Los Angeles and has featured in movies which include Red Sparrow(2018), Passengers(2016) and The Hunger Games franchise. Jennifer Lawrence has gone on to receive numerous awards and her current net worth is estimated $130 Million.

Net Worth $130 million
Profession Actress
Date of Birth August 15, 1990
Age 28
Citizenship United States

Early Life

Full name Jennifer Shrader Lawrence was born in Indian Hills, Kentucky on the 15th of August 1990 to parents Gary and Karen.

Her father was a construction worker while the mother was a manager. Lawrence was the only girl child in the family meaning she grew up among boys thereby copying some of their behaviours.

She began her education at Kammerer Middle School in Louisville. As a child, she suffered from societal segregation as she also had low self-esteem but all that stopped when she discovered she was really good at acting and she found joy in it.

As a student, she loved sports as she played softball, basketball and hockey which most viewed as boys sports.

She played in her first drama at the age of nine in the church. She was a consistent churchgoer and was in the church choir and also drama department.

At the age of 14, while on a family vacation, a talent scout saw great acting potentials in her which led to her moving with her mother to New York to pursue an acting career. She left her education and didn’t even finish high school but engaged in personal studies.


She began her career by starring in the 2006 movie “Company Town”. Her successful interpretation of her role in the movie got her joined to the cast of two other movies Monk (2006) and Medium (2007).

Jennifer Lawrence’s net worth blossomed as she starred in the TBS series ‘The Bill Engvall Show’ which she won an award for in 2009. She went on to appear in the movie ‘The Burning Plain (2008)’ which gave her an award for the best-emerging actress.

She had her major career breakthrough in 2011 when she played as Mystique in the movie ‘X-Men: First Class (2011)’. The movie came with lots of work as she had to lose weight and spend lots of hours doing makeup.

With great task came great reward as the movie went on to gross about $353 million making it at that time her highest-grossing movie. She also featured in the sequel X-Men: Apocalypse (2016).

In 2012, she took on another project this time the movie Hunger Games. In preparation for the movie, she had to learn rock and tree climbing and also practice physical combat.

It took its toll on her as she even got injured while preparing for the movie. She received lots of appraisal for her role in the movie and the movie went on to gross over $600 million worldwide.

She also went on to play in the Hunger Games sequels.

In 2016, together with star Chris Pratt played in the psychological movie ‘Passengers’ which she earned an amazing $20 million for her role in the movie.

She had to play a sex scene with she has never done in her career. This exposure to playing sex scenes gave her the courage to agree to play the role of Dominika Egorova in the movie Red Sparrow (2018).

Her recent movie is a continuation of the X-men sequel titled Dark Phoenix (2019).

Jennifer Lawrence’s Net Worth and Earnings

As of 2020, Jennifer Lawrence has an impressive net worth of $130 million with most of it coming from her movies. Her movies have grossed over $6 billion worldwide and she was the highest-paid actress in the world between 2015 and 2016.

She also has multi-million dollars endorsement with ‘Dior‘ a fashion brand. Lawrence also has endorsements with Natalie Portman, Charlize Theron and Mila Kunis.

Jennifer Lawrence has is known to have two cars which include Volkswagen Eos and a black hybrid black Chevy Volt. She also owns a mansion in Beverly Hills which she purchased for $7 million.

Awards and recognition

If there is one thing we can learn from the life of Jennifer Lawrence is that she is a hard worker and also able to test new limits so it won’t come as a surprise to anyone to know she has over a hundred awards some of which includes; British Academy Film Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, People’s Choice Awards,Spike Guys’ Choice Awards an Teen Choice Awards.

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