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Jennifer Saunders

Jennifer Saunders

Facts of Jennifer Saunders

Full Name: Jennifer Saunders
Birth Date: July 6, 1958
Age: 62 years
Gender: Female
Profession: Actress, Comedian
Country: United Kingdom
Horoscope: Cancer
Height: 5 feet 4 inches (1.63m)
HusbandAdrian Edmondson
Net Worth$20 Million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlonde
Body Size34-26-34 inches
Birth PlaceSleaford
StatusMarried
NationalityBritish
EthnicityWhite
EducationSt Paul's Girls' School, Central School of Speech and Drama
FatherRobert Thomas Saunders
MotherJane Saunders
KidsEleanor “Ella” Rose, Beatrice “Beattie” Louise, Freya
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English actress, comedian, and screenwriter who is well-known as members of the informal comedy collective The Comic Strip, part of the alternative comedy scene in the early 1980s. Moreover, she has  She has won three BAFTAs (including the BAFTA Fellowship), a British Comedy Award. She also wrote and starred in the sketch show, ‘French and Saunders’ alongside her comedy partner Dawn French.

Jennifer Saunders was born on July 6, 1958, as Jennifer Jane Saunders in Sleaford, United Kingdom. As of 2019, her age is 61 years old while her birth sign is Cancer. She is the daughter of Jane Saunders (mother) a biology teacher and Robert Thomas Saunders (father) a pilot in the Royal Air Force.

Jennifer holds British nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. She has three siblings brothers yet to reveal their names. Since her childhood years, she became interested in the world of acting and comedy. She is only active on Twitter.

Education

Saunders was educated from the age of five to 18 in boarding schools. After that, she joined St Paul’s Girls’ School, an independent school in west London.

She also worked for a year in Italy after school. Jennifer attended the Central School of Speech and Drama in London on a drama teachers’ course in the year 1977.

Career

Jennifer acted in a double-act called The Menopause Sisters alongside Dawn French. However, she came into limelight as members of comedy collective The Comic Strip. After that, she and French continued as the embers of The Comic Strip and included members like Rik Mayall, Peter Richardson, and Robbie Coltrane.

Jennifer Saunders, British comedian
Caption: Jennifer Saunders, British comedian (Photo: Telegraph)

At the Boulevard Theatre, the group gained a cult following after performing. She has a  role in ‘The Lenny Henry Show’ in 1984. She also appeared in ‘Happy Families’ in the year 1985. Additionally, she played Lesley Reynolds in ‘The Supergrass’. After that, she cast as Jennifer in the TV series ‘Girls on Top’.

Jennifer has appeared in numerous other movies and television series and over 60 credits as an actress. She has Chuck Steel: Night of the Trampires’ and ‘Grandpa’s Great Escape. Some other movies and television series that, Jennifer has appeared in are French and Saunders’, ‘Josh’, ‘The Classic Car Show’, ‘Blandings’, ‘This Is Jinsy’, ‘The Comic Strip Presents…’, ‘Absolutely Fabulous’, ‘Dead Boss’, ‘Clatterford’, ‘A Bucket o’ French & Saunders’, ‘The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle’, ‘Absolutely Fabulous: Comic Relief Special’, ‘Fanny and Elvis’, ‘Let Them Eat Cake’, ‘The Collection’, and ‘Queen of the East’ among others.

Jennifer Saunders acting with her co-actor
Caption: Jennifer Saunders acting with her co-actor (Photo: independent)

Similarly, she has over 20 credits as a writer and 2 credits as a producer. Also, she won three BAFTA TV Awards like the BAFTA Fellowship, a British Comedy Award, a Rose d’Or Light Entertainment Festival Award, two Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Awards, and a People’s Choice Award.

In the year 2017, she won the Movies for Grownups Award. She has 7 wins and 7 nominations to her name to date all in all.

What is Jennifer Saunders Net Worth and Salary?

Jennifer Saunders has an estimated net worth of around $20 million as of 2019. She has earned this hefty amount of sum from her professional career. Her prime source of earning is a professional career.

Who is Jennifer Saunders Husband?

Jennifer Saunders is a happily married woman. Her husband’s name is Adrian Edmondson who is an English comedian, actor, musician, and television presenter.  The couple exchanged wedding vows on 11 May 1985, in Cheshire.

Jennifer Saunders with her husband
Caption: Jennifer Saunders with her husband (Photo: Pinterest)

From their married life, they shared three daughters Eleanor “Ella” Rose, Beatrice “Beattie” Louise, and Freya. On 27 August 2012, she and her husband became grandparents and for the second time in February 2014.

Talking about her past relationship, she previously was in a relationship with English musician, Andrew Fletcher for a brief amount of time.

Rumors, & Controversy of Jennifer Saunders

In the year 2017, she made the news when she revealed that she and French would not be coming back as Edina and Patsy. Similarly, she has revealed that she made the decision as people are too easily offended. In the same year, she received criticisms for one of her sketches, ‘fudge packer’

Body Measurement (Height & Weight)

Saunders stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches i.e (1.63 m) tall. Her body weighs around 62 kg. She has a body measurement of 34-26-34 inches respectively.

Jennifer Saunders, British comedian
Caption: Jennifer Saunders, British comedian (Photo: Pinterest)

Similarly, she has blonde color hair with her eyes color dark brown.