Facts of Leslie Jones
|Full Name:||Leslie Jones|
|Birth Date:||September 7, 1967|
|Profession:||American actress, Comedian|
|Height:||6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
|Birth Place||Memphis, Tennessee|
|Education||Colorado State University|
|Siblings||Rhonda Jones and Rodney|
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Leslie Jones is an American actress as well as a comedian. Leslie is also a cast member and writer on Saturday Night.
Early Life of Leslie Jones
Leslie Jones was born on 7th September 1967 in Memphis, Tennessee. As of 2019, she is 52 years old and her sun sign is Virgo. Her father was in the United States Army. Also, she was raised in a military family. She had moved frequently with her family as her father was the US Army.
Jones has Two Siblings
Later on, she settled in Los Angeles with her family as her father took a job as an electronics engineer at Stevie Wonder’s radio station, KJLH. She is an American by her nationality and belongs to the African-American ethnicity. She had a sister Rhonda Jones and a brother named Rodney. But her brother passed away.
She completed high school in Lynwood, California. During her high school days, she used to play basketball. For her University graduation, she attended Chapman University. Then, she enrolled at the university on a basketball scholarship. But later she transferred to Colorado State University. The reason behind her transfer was her coach who left Chapman for Colorado State.
She intended to become a lawyer. Later she changed her mind so she was involved in business accounting and computer science but later she majored in communications.
Is Leslie Jones Married?
Jones has kept her personal life private and out of the spotlight. She has revealed that she is in a relationship with a secret boyfriend. She said: ‘It’s a secret, so I don’t want everyone annoying him if you know what I’m saying?’
Moving towards her rumors and controversy, she claimed that L.A.’s Ritz-Carlton doesn’t like black people. After her hosting on Sunday’s BET Awards in Los Angeles. She had her tweet on Monday On July 27, 2017.
She expressed her negative experience during her stay at the Ritz-Carlton in downtown Los Angeles. But an hour later the company apologized to Jones via Twitter.
How much is Leslie Jones’s Net Worth and Salary?
Presently, Jones has a net worth of $5 million as of 2022.
How tall is Leslie Jones?
Jones has a height of 6 feet along with a weight of 78 kg. As per her body measurement, it is 38-26-40 inches. Similarly, she has black hair and brown eyes.
- She began her career in 1987. Her first show was a comedy show at her college where she had won the title Funniest Person on Campus.
- She worked in different pubs and also worked as a DJ when she shifted to Colorado State University.
- Later she opened up with an American actor Jamie Foxx, but the audience showed their disapproval of her.
- Due to this act, she was discouraged so she left the comedy show for 3 years.
- In 2008 she had joined Katt Williams’ It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin’ tour. In 2013, she had given an audition on Saturday Night Live.
- In the year 2014, she was promoted to the cast as a featured player and made her official debut episode hosted by Jim Carrey.
- She had appeared in Chris Rock’s directing debut, Top Five; Rock has said a follow-up is in the works, telling Complex Magazine, “Some people really shine in Top Five”. Jones appeared in the Trainwreck in 2015.
- In 2016, she starred in the movie Ghostbusters.
- She portrayed the character of Patty Tolan. The same year, she appeared in an ad campaign with American actor Adam DeVine for Allstate Insurance.
- She made her hosting debut on June 25, 2017. She hosted the BET Awards.