Jennifer Lawrence
Net Worth

Jennifer Lawrence Net Worth $30 Million

Jennifer Shrader Lawrence  is an American actress who catapulted to international fame when she played the role of Katniss Everdeen in the movie Hunger Games. While the first movie in the Hunger Games series grossed $691 Million, Jennifer Lawrence was only paid a modest $500,000 for her role. Many have commented that the small amount does not reflect her contribution to the success of Hunger Games. It is not surprising then that the amount of money she will be paid in Hunger Games, Catching Fire is a hot topic among her fans. 

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This young actress was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky on August 15 1990. Her father, Gary Lawrence is a construction company owner while her mother, Karen Lawrence is a children's camp manager. Jennifer has two older brothers by the name of Ben and Blaine. She started acting in the local theater when she was very young and at the age of 14 she decided to pursue a career in acting. The young Jennifer persuaded her parents to take her to New York City to find a talent agent.

Her breakthrough in the silver screen came when she played the lead role in Debra Granik's Winter's Bone. This movie won the best picture at the Sundance Film Festival in 2010. In this film, she portrays a young 17 year old who cares for her mentally ill mother and younger brother and sister in the Ozark Mountains.

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Success seem to follow Jennifer and at the age of 22, her role in the romantic comedy Silver Linings Playbook helped her to earn multiple awards. She won the Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Satellite Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and the Independent Spirit Award for Best Actress. She made history by being the youngest person ever to be nominated for two Academy Awards for Best Actress and also being the second-youngest person to win the Best Actress award.

Hunger Games is the movie that catapulted her to international fame, making her one of the most admired young actress. Due to her contribution to the success of the first of the series of Hunger Games, rumors has it that she will be paid $10 Million in the second Hunger Games movie, Catching Fire. She will also receive other bonuses and escalators making her to be on track to become one of the highest paid actresses in the future.

Her performances in the movies she starred in has earned her many favorable reviews. In 2013, Time Magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world. ELLE Magazine named her the most powerful woman in the entertainment business and Rolling Stone called her "the most talented young actress in America."

With her fame on the rise and the money she will earn from her movies and the many endorsements she will certainly enter into, we estimate that Jennifer Lawrence net worth to be $30 Million. If she continues her current performance, no doubt this young actress will soon be worth a lot more.

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