Jennifer Shrader Lawrence was born on 15 August 1990, in Louisville, Kentucky USA, and is a model as well as an actress, to the public perhaps best known for her portrayal of Katniss Everdeen in “The Hunger Games” film series, directed by Gary Ross and Francis Lawrence, which has become very popular since the first one was released in 2012 – also to critical acclaim – and grossed almost $700 million at the box office worldwide, and succeeded in winning numerous awards, among which were Golden Trailer Awards, Teen Choice Awards, People’s Choice Awards, and Grammy Awards to name a few.
So just how rich is Jennifer Lawrence? According to sources, in 2013 she earned $10 million as a salary and bonuses from “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” film, while in 2014 she accumulated an income of $34 million. In regards to her overall wealth, Jennifer Lawrence’s net worth is estimated to be over $140 million, most of which she has earned from her acting career.
Jennifer Lawrence Net Worth $140 Million
Jennifer Lawrence studied at Kammerer Middle School in Louisville, but as a teenager dreamt of becoming an actress, and convincd her parents to move to New York, where she found a talent agent. One of Lawrence’s first on-screen appearances was in Bill Engvall’s “The Bill Engvall Show”, where she played the character of Lauren Pearson. For her performance, she received a Young Artist Award, and was nominated in the category of Best Performance in a TV Series. Prior to her big breakthrough, Lawrence starred in such films as “The Poker House”, “The Burning Plain” with Kim Basinger and Charlize Theron, and Jason Freeland’s “Garden Party”. The role that brought Lawrence into the limelight was in Debra Granik’s independent film called “Winter’s Bone” in which she played the main character of Ree Dolly, for which she received an Alliance of Women Film Journalists award, Chicago Film Critics Association Award, and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award. Following the success of “Winter’s Bone”, Lawrence appeared opposite Kevin Bacon, Michael Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult and James McAvoy in a superhero film entitled “X-Men: First Class”,all of which contributed significantly to her growing net worth.
A year later, in 2012, Jennifer was cast to play Katniss Everdeen in “The Hunger Games”, the other main characters beinn played by Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harelson, and Elizabeth Banks. The success of the first movie inspired the release of the second film called “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” in 2013, and then in 2014 “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1”, which has already earned $480 million since its premiere in November 2015. Undoubtedly, “The Hunger Games” film series has continued to make a large positive difference to Lawrence’s international fame and net worth.
In regards to her personal life, Jennifer Lawrence was dating Nicholas Hoult from 2011 until 2013. Even though they reunited after appearing together on “X-Men: Days of Future Past”, they once again separated in 2014. She is an active philanthropist including for the World Food Program, and is also an ambassador for the Special Olympics, is pro-choice, supports same-sex marriage and planned parenthood.
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