Born in Indian Hills, Kentucky, Jennifer Lawrence is one of the biggest movie stars of Hollywood. Made her debut in 2010, she got her big break in 2012 after playing in a science fiction-adventure film, The Hunger Games. She made $46 million in 2016 and was named her one of the highest-paid women in Hollywood, by Forbes.
The Hunger Games star currently possesses a net worth of $130 million. Most of the wealth, she earns from her acting career. Also, she makes good money from product endorsements. She became a spokesperson for Dior in 2012 and scored $20 million endorsement deal with the brand in 2014 making her one of the highest paid actresses on the planet. As of 2018, her films have grossed over $5.7 billion worldwide.
Jennifer Lawrence’s Career: Her Journey Towards The Success
Lawrence started her career in 2006, with a minor role in the TV film, Company Town. Similarly, the beautiful actress made her movie debut in the 2008 drama film, Garden Party.
Her breakthrough role came in 2010, in the small-scale drama Winter’s Bone. She portrayed shapeshifting mutant Mystique in Marvel’s 2011 superhero movie, X-Men: First Class.
The Hunger Games
Jennifer Lawrence earned a huge success of her career, after playing in an American science fiction-drama, The Hunger Games, an adaptation of author Suzanne Collins’ first book, Hunger Games Trilogy. The movie was one of her success, grossing over $694 million at the box office.
In the same way, The Hunger Games films series made a huge gross at the box office. Here’s the list:
- The Hunger Games: Catching Fire:- $865 million
- The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1:- $755.4 million
- The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2:- $653.4 million
What’s next for Jennifer Lawrence?
Well, in 2019, she is quite busy and is all set to appear in the movies, Dark Phoenix, in which she will portray Raven/Mystique and will play Elizabeth Holmes in the film, Bad Blood.
Jennifer Lawrence has amassed several accolades in her career
Lawrence has earned an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Silver Linings Playbook. Likewise, she has won three Golden Globe Awards, a BAFTA Award, and seven MTV Movie Awards. Also, she grabbed six People’s Choice Awards, a Satellite Award, and a Saturn Award.
Jennifer Lawrence’s Properties: House And Cars
Well, Lawrence owns a stunning mansion in Los Angeles, she reportedly bought for $8 million. Her property in Beverly Hills, which she put up for sale back in 2013, was sold for around $7 million.
Similarly, she has rented her Loft-style New York City Condo for $27,500 per month. It covers the area of 3,184 sq. ft. and consists of 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms.
Talking about her cars, well, she owned a Volkswagen Eos for years. Starting at just over $30 thousand, the car is more of a car for an actor new to Hollywood looking to make a name.
Favorite Quotes from Jennifer Lawrence
“Be strong. Don’t be a follower, and always do the right thing. If you have a choice between the right thing and the wrong thing, the right way is always the less stressful.”
‘Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels’ and I can name a lot of things that taste better than skinny feels: bread, potatoes … a Philly cheesesteak and fries.”
Five Fast Facts About Jennifer Lawrence
- Her nicknames are Jen, JLaw, and Nitro (at school).
- She learned to skin squirrels, chop wood, and fight for her role in the film, Winter’s Bone.
- She also plays the guitar.
- She was named one of the Most Beautiful People in the World in 2010, by People Magazine.
- She worked out twice a day and practiced archery for her role in The Hunger Games.