What is the net worth of January Jones and how did she get started in the entertainment industry? The Showbiz Cheat Sheet looks at Jones’ fortune and acting career.
Films and series of January Jones
January Jones made her acting debut in the pilot episode of the 1999 television series Get Real. She played the character of Jane Cohen. That same year, Jones made her film debut as Janice Taylor in All the Fury. In 2001, the actress starred in the second film, The Glass House.
Jones’ big break came when she joined the cast of Mad Men in 2007. She played the role of Betty Francis (Betty Draper) until the show ended in 2015. Her other acting roles include an appearance in “Actually Love”. X-Men: First Class” and “The Last Man on Earth”.
January Jones hardly appeared in “Mad Men”
Jones almost missed out on the opportunity to star in Mad Men. In the May 2011 issue of W magazine, Jones says she originally auditioned for the role of Peggy. However, the role went to actress Elisabeth Moss. The role of Betty didn’t exist at the time, so Jones was almost non-existent on the show. “When I auditioned, there was no Betty in the pilot,” Jones told the publication. “I read for Peggy twice – between me and Elisabeth Moss, who ended up getting the part. There was a casual mention at the end of the scene that Don [Дрейпер] married.”
Matthew Weiner, creator of Mad Men, wrote two more scenes featuring Betty. Jones told W magazine that she decided to audition for the role a few days after her first audition. “He gave me a verbal promise that the character would grow,” said Jones. “I took part on faith.”
January Jones Highest Grossing Films
Jones has had a successful film career. To date, her highest-grossing film is X-Men: First Class with over $355 million in worldwide box office receipts. Her other highest-grossing films include Love, Actually with over $248 million worldwide, Anger Management with over $195 million worldwide, and Unknown with over $136 million. worldwide box office earnings, according to research by The Numbers.
January Jones Net Worth
As of this writing, Jan Jones has a net worth of $10 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth estimates.
What’s Next for January Jones
This year, Jones joined the cast of Spinning Out on Netflix. The series stars Jones as Carol Baker, a former figure skater who gave up her career after becoming pregnant at a young age. Carol is tough on her daughters, pushing them to become Olympic skaters. However, her daughter Kat does not seem to be able to handle the pressure. Some fans have compared Spinning to the 2010 film Black Swan.
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