Courteney Cox Biography
Courteney Bass Cox is an American actress and filmmaker. She is best known for playing Monica Geller in the comedy series “Friends,” Gale Weathers in the film franchise “Scream,” and Jules Cobb in the comedy series “Cougar Town”. Courteney’s acting role in the series Friends made her win seven Screen Actors Guild nominations Awards.
Born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Bass attended Mountain Brook High School, where she was a class leader and swimmer. In her final years of school, she appeared in an advertisement for the Parisian store. After graduating, she left Alabama to study architecture and interior design at College Mount Vernon. After a year, she decided to pursue a modeling career in New York, after being hired by the prestigious Ford Modeling Agency. Cox has appeared on several teen magazine covers, including “Tiger Beat” and “Little Miss.” She has also worked with brands such as Maybelline, Noxzema, New York Telephone Company, and Tampax.
In addition, she also enrolled in a drama course because she wanted to become an actress. Her first big appearance on camera was when she featured in Bruce Springsteen’s music video, “Dancing in the Dark,” having been chosen by Brian De Palma to appear in it. In 1985, she moved to Los Angeles and landed the role of Lauren Miller—Michael J. She made her big screen film debut in the 1987 thriller film ‘Down Twisted’.Cox was also cast in films such as Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), co-starring with Jim Carrey; Wes Craven’s Scream and its sequel, and Scream 2. Cox received a Golden Globe nomination in 2010 for her role as a divorced 40-year-old in the television series Cougar Town, which debuted in 2009.
Cox also starred in the FX television series “Dirt.” She owns the production company Coquette Productions, created by Cox and her then-husband David Arquette. She worked as a director on her comedy series, “Cougar Town,” and the film “Talhotblond.” This fantastic entertainer deserves to be celebrated on her special day. From 2014 to 2017, she executive produced the syndicated game show Celebrity Name Game, hosted by Craig Ferguson. It ended after three seasons. The series earned her a nomination for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show.
Moreover, Cox starred in the independent drama film Mothers and Daughters, alongside Susan Sarandon, Mira Sorvino, and Sharon Stone. The film was released on May 6, 2016. Apart from that, she created and executive produced the Facebook Watch documentary series 9 Months with Courteney Cox, which focuses on various issues like race and the period of pregnant women. she was also featured in the ABC sitcom Modern Family. Moreover, Cox reunited with her Friends co-stars for a reunion special titled Friends: The Reunion, which was released on May 27, 2021, on HBO Max. Her performance earned her a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Special.
Furthermore, Cox reprised her role as Gale Weathers for the fifth Scream film, which was directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett. The film was released on January 2022, which was amasses successful and received positive reviews. She will also be seen in series like Shining Vale, directed by Sharon Horgan and Jeff Astrof, and in a documentary series Last Chance U.
Courteney Cox Age
Courteney is 58 years old as of 2023. She was born on June 15, 1964, in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on June 15 every year.
Courteney Cox Height/ Weight
Cox stands at a height of 5 feet and 5 inches tall. She weighs around 60 kilograms.
Courteney Cox Husband
Cox has been in a relationship with a Snow Patrol band member Johnny McDaid since 2013 when they started dating. Although, there is no detail about them having any kids together disclosed. More information about them has not been disclosed.
Courteney Cox Divorce
Previously, Cox was married to actor David Arquette on June 12, 1999, at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco. The couple has a daughter, born in June 2004. Cox revealed that she suffered from postpartum depression six months after the birth of her child. However, In June 2012, Arquette filed for divorce after nearly two years of separation from Cox. The divorce became final in May 2013. Before being married she was in a relationship with the actor Michael Keaton from 1989 to 1995.
Courteney Cox Family
Cox is the daughter of Richard Lewis Cox a businessman and Courteney Copeland. Cox has two older sisters, Virginia and Dorothy, and an older brother, Richard Jr. Her parents divorced in 1974 and her mother then remarried a businessman Hunter Copeland.
Courteney Cox’s Net Worth
Courteney’s net worth is approximated to be around $ 150 million dollars. This includes her money, assets, and income. Her main source of income is her job as an actress and filmmaker.