Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence

Actress

Jennifer Shrader Lawrence is an American actress.

About

Jennifer Shrader Lawrence  is an American actress. The films in which she has starred have grossed more than $ 6 billion worldwide, and she was the highest paid actress in the world in 2015 and 2016.

Before Fame

During her childhood, Lawrence performed in church plays and school musicals. At age 14, she was noticed by a talent scout while vacationing in New York with her family. Lawrence then moved to Los Angeles and began her acting career playing guest roles in television shows. Her first major role came as a member of the sitcom’s main cast.

Trivia

Her portrayal of a depressed young widow in the love film Silver Linings Playbook (2012) won her the Oscar for Best Actress, making her the second youngest winner of the award. She subsequently won the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress for playing a troubled woman in the dark comedy American Hustle (2013).

Family Life

Jennifer Shrader Lawrence was born August 15, 1990 in Indian Hills, Kentucky, to Gary, a construction company owner, and Karen (née Koch), manager of the summer camp. She has two older brothers, Ben and Blaine, and her mother raised her to be “tough” like them. Karen did not allow her daughter to play with other girls in kindergarten because she thought she was “too rough”.

Associated With

Lawrence won an Oscar for Best Actress for her performance in Silver Linings Playbook (2012). Won three Golden Globes; Best Actress – Comedy or Musical for Silver Linings Playbook (2012) and Joy (2015), and Best Supporting Actress for American Hustle (2013). She also won a BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress for American Hustle