Courteney Cox- Actress, Director and Producer, Who is Well-known as Monica Geller from Sitcom ‘FRIENDS’

Who Is Courteney Cox?

Courteney Cox is a big name in the entertainment industry. She is a professional actress, director, and producer. You may know her as Monica Geller from hit sitcom Friends. This 55-year-old actress has been in the entertainment industry since 1984; for more than 36 years.

Quick Info 
First NameCourteney Bass Cox
Birth DateJune 15, 1964
Birth PlaceBirmingham, Alabama, United States
FatherRichard Lewis Cox
MotherCourteney Copeland Bass
SistersVirginia Cox and Dorothy Cox
BrotherRichard Junior
EthnicityIrish-American
NationalityAmerican
ReligionChristian
ZodiacGemini
Height1.75 meters
Weight63 kilograms
Body Measurement35-24-34 inches
EyesBlue
HairBrown
BoyfriendsIan Copeland
Michael Keaton
Adam Duritz
Johnny McDaid
Ex-HusbandDavid Arquette
DaughterCoco
Net Worth$120 million

Bio

Courteney Cox was born on June 15, 1964, with the name Courteney Bass Cox in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. She is the daughter of Richard Lewis Cox and Courteney Copeland Bass. Richard is a businessman, whereas the profession of Courteney Copeland Bass is unknown. Furthermore, she has three siblings; two sisters named Virginia Cox and Dorothy Cox and one brother named Richard Junior. She belongs to Irish-American ethnicity and has American citizenship. She is Christian by religion. Her zodiac sign is Gemini.

Courteney Cox

Education

Talking about her educational qualifications, she attended Mountain Brook High School for early education. She then attended Mount Vernon College, located in Washington, D.C., to study architecture. However, she did not complete her studies to pursue her acting career.

Physical Statistics

Courteney Cox stands to 1.75 meters in height, whereas her weight is around 63 kilograms. She has a slim body with a measurement of 35-24-34 inches. Furthermore, she has a beautiful pair of blue eyes with Brown Hair.

Social Media

Courteney has her personal Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook accounts. Her Instagram id is @courteneycoxofficial. She has more than 9.4 million followers on Instagram. Furthermore, her Twitter id is @CourteneyCox. She has more than 1.3 million followers on Twitter.

Personal Life (Husband, Kids)

Courteney has dated many men like Ian Copeland, Michael Keaton, and Adam Duritz. She married David Arquette, an actor and producer in 1999. The couple has a child together, a daughter named Coco. Jennifer Aniston became the godmother for Cox’s baby daughter. Unfortunately, Cox and David split in 2010 and then divorced in 2013. Later, she dated Johnny McDaid in 2013 and engaged in 2014. However, they called off their engagement shortly afterward. The couple, however, is still together.

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Courteney Cox Career

Movies

Courteney’s first movie is titled Down Twisted, where she played the role of Tarah in 1987. She then played the role of Julie Winston in the film Masters of the Universe in the same year. In 1988, she played the role of Sara in the movie Cocoon: The Return. Two years later, she played in the movie Shaking The Tree as Kathleen. In the same year, she played the role of Jewel Jagger in Mr. Destiny.

Furthermore, she played in the movie Blue Dessert as Lisa Roberts. Courteney then played the role of Carrie Davenport in the film titled The Opposite Sex and How to Live with Them. She then played in the movie Ace Ventura: Pet Detective in 1994. In 1996, she played the role of Gale Weathers in the movie Scream.

Courteney played two movies in 1997 titled Commandments and Scream 2 as Rachel Luce and Gale Weathers, respectively. Two years later, she played the role of Karina in the film titled The Runner. She then appeared in the sequel of Scream, Scream 3, as Gale Weathers in 2000. She played three movies in 2001 titled 3000 Miles to Graceland, The Shrink Is In, and Get Well Soon as Cybil Waingrow, Samantha Crumb, and Lily Charles. Three years later, she played the role of Sophie Jacobs in the movie titled November.

In 2006, she played roles in three movies titled Zoom, The Tripper, and Allen Love Triangle. Two years later, she played roles in four films titled Alien Love Triangle, The Monday Before Thanksgiving, Bedtime Stories, and The Butler’s in Love, respectively. Courteney again appeared in Scream 4 as Gale Weathers-Riley. She then appeared in the 2016 movie titled Mothers and Daughters as Beth.

Television

Courteney’s first television role was in the series As the World Turns as Bunny in 1984 in one episode titled 1.5000. In 1985, she played the role of Flight Attendant in one episode, Code Name: Foxfire. Furthermore, she became a series regular in Misfits of Science as Gloria Dinallo for 16 episodes from 1985-1986. She then appeared in 2 installments of Murder, She Wrote as Carol Bannister in 1986. Furthermore, Cox appeared as the recurring role of Lauren Miller in Family Ties for a total of 19 episodes from 1987 to 1989.  She became the series regular for the series Dirt from 2007 to 2008. She appeared in 20 episodes of the series as Lucy Spiller. Furthermore, she was also an executive producer for the series.

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In 2009, she became the series regular and executive producer for the series Cougar Town. She played the role of Jules Cobb in this series for 102 episodes. She also appeared in the game show Celebrity Name Game from 2014 till 2017 for 14 episodes. Furthermore, She was also the executive producer for this game show. Cox was also the host for Saturday Night LIVE! in one episode titled Courteney Cox/Dave Matthews Band.

Friends

Courteney is well-known for her role in the hit sitcom television series titled Friends that has 236 episodes and 10 seasons. In this series, she played the role of Monica Geller alongside co-stars Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer.

Awards Received

Cox’s first award is the 1995 People’s Choice Award for the Favorite Performer in a New Television Program for Friends. The next year, she won the Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series category. In 1997, she won the Online Film & Television Association Awards for the Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series category. She then won the 2000 Teen Choice Awards for the movie Scream 3. In the same year, she won the TV Guide Awards for the Editor’s Choice Award category. In 2010, she won the Gold Derby Awards for the Comedy Lead Actress category for the movie Cougar Town.

Courteney Cox Net Worth

Courteney has made herself known to the world from her professional career. Her net worth is estimated to be around $120 million. She mostly earns money from her professional career and various endorsement deals.

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