- Occupation: actress
- Real name: Jennifer Joanna Anastassakis
- Sign: Aquarius
- Date of birth: Tuesday 11 February 1969 (age: 51 years old)
- Country: United States
Jennifer Aniston was born on 11 February 1969 in Los Angeles, USA. Daughter of a couple of actors, she began taking acting lessons at the age of 11. She developed a passion for acting and joined New York’s High School of Performing Arts.
The aspiring actress moved to Los Angeles and began casting. After a few television series, she made her first big-screen appearance in 1993 in the horror film Leprechaun, which met with some success. Her career took off again in 1994, when she landed the role of Rachel Green in the NBC series Friends. The series was a huge success and launched her career once and for all.
At the same time, Jennifer Aniston received numerous film offers and made a string of comedies; The Object of My Affection, Bruce Almighty, Polly and Me…But in 2004, the Friends series came to an end after 10 successful seasons. The actress bounced back and devoted herself to the big screen. She excelled in comedy and landed many roles; Marley and I (2008), What Men Think (2009), A Very Modern Family (2010), How to Kill Your Boss? (2011)…
Since 2012, the actress has taken a new turn and has varied her acting style; her performance in the drama Cake (2014) earned her a nomination for the Golden Globes. She continues her career and alternates projects: documentary (Unity in 2015), choral comedy (Joyeuse fête des mères in 2016) and animated film (Cigognes et Cie in 2016). A prolific actress, she will star in several films in 2018; The Yellow Birds, The Fixer, What Alice Forgot, Significant other…
On the private side, Jennifer Aniston met Brad Pitt in 1998, on the set of Friends. The couple got married on July 29, 2000. But in 2005, on the set of the film Mr & Mrs Smith, Brad Pitt fell in love with his partner, Angelina Jolie. Their divorce is pronounced in October 2005. The actress then had an affair with actor Vince Vaughn and singer John Mayer. In 2012, she finds love again on the arm of actor Justin Theroux. They got engaged a few months later. On August 5, 2015, she married Justin Theroux in an intimate ceremony at their Bel-Air home. But on February 15, 2018, the couple publishes a press release announcing their separation.