Courteney Cox is a well-known American actress, producer, and director. She rose to fame after portraying as Monica Geller in the hit sitcom Friends.
Full Name: Courteney Bass Cox
Birthday: June 15, 1964
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Residency: Los Angeles
Profession: Actress, Producer, Director
Years active: 1984–present
Education: Mountain Brook High School, Mount Vernon College
Marital Status: Single
Ex-husband: David Arquette
Boyfriend: Johnny McDaid
Ex-partner: Michael Keaton
Father: Richard Lewis Cox
Mother: Courteney Copeland (née Bass)
Siblings: 3 Virginia, Dorothy, and Richard Jr.
Height: 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm)
Weight: 58 kg
Body Measurements: N/A
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Courteney Cox was born on June 15, 1964. She hails from Birmingham, Alabama. The talented actress was born to Richard Lewis Cox and Courteney Copeland. Besides, she is the youngest child in the family. Cox has older sisters Virginia, Dorothy, and a brother named Richard Jr.
When Cox was ten, her parents got divorced.
Further, she completed her school from Mountain Brook High School. Later, she moved to Washington, D.C. There, she enrolled at Mount Vernon Campus of George Washington University. In fact, Cox took Architecture, but couldn’t complete her degree. Rather, she went on to pursue her career in acting.
Cox’s early TV credits include The Love Boat (1986), Murder, She Wrote (1986), Family Ties(1987), and many more. Likewise, she appeared in several films.
She was cast in NBC’s sitcom Friends that ran from 1994-2004. Particularly, Cox portrayed the perfectionist Monica Geller. The series is commonly referred to as one of the greatest hit sitcoms of all time. Besides, Cox starred alongside Matt LeBlanc, Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer.
Furthermore, Courteney received recognition from her role in the high-profile slasher film Scream. In particular, she starred as Gale Weather in the horror movie. Further, she reprised her roles in the sequels, Scream 2, and Scream 3.
Not only in acting, but she also had fame in production and direction. She directed the sitcom Cougar Town, the television drama film TalhotBlond (2012), and the drama film Just Before I Go (2014).
Married Life, Divorce, Relationship and Kids of Courteney Cox
Courteney Cox had dated several big-names. To name a few, Ian Copeland, Michael Keaton, and Adam Duritz.
The star was married to actor David Arquette for nearly 13 years. The duo exchanged marital vows on June 12, 1999, in San Francisco.
Later, they had a daughter together named Coco in June 2004.
Afterward, they got divorced in 2013.
Later, she started seeing Snow Patrol band member Johnny McDaid in 2013. Until now, there is no anecdote of any trouble in their relationship.
Net Worth and Salary:
Without any doubt, Cox earns an incredible amount from her high profile career.
Besides, her net worth is roughly $150 Million as of 2020.
Cox is quite active on social media.
Also, her official Facebook page has 2.1M followers.
Interesting Facts on Courteney Cox:
Surprisingly, Cox forgets being on Friends! The actress says she doesn’t remember details of the show which made her famous. However, she remembers a little, having fun with the castmates.
Jennifer Aniston is the godmother of Cox’s daughter
The actress owns Coquette Productions along with her ex-husband David. Despite the split, the two have a good relationship as business partners.
What’s more, Cox is a practitioner of Budokan karate.
Cox was auditioned for the role of Rachel on Friends. Instead, she was cast as Monica Geller.