Who is Leslie Jones?

Leslie Jones, an American actress as well as comedian, was born on September 7, 1967, in Memphis, Tennessee. The daughter of a US Army holds an American nationality and ethnicity of African-Americans. She was born with the birth sign Virgo. Leslie stands the height of 6 feet (183 cm).
Leslie grew up with her sister Rhonda Jones, and brother Rodney. Her brother passed away, unfortunately. Besides, further details about her parents, siblings, and family background are unknown. As her father was a US Army, she had to move frequently in her childhood. Later her father had a job as an electronics engineer at Stevie Wonder’s radio station, KJLH, and they settled in Los Angeles.

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Leslie Jones completed her schooling from Lynwood, California. During high school, she used to play basketball. She enrolled at Chapman University for her graduation. She had a basketball scholarship at her University. However, she later transferred to Colorado State University. She at first had an intention to be a lawyer, but then changed her mind and changed her primary subjects. She enrolled in business accounting and computer science, but later she graduated with a major in communication.

The career of Leslie Jones

Leslie started her career by a comedy show at her college in 1987. Also, she won the title as Funniest Person at her college. She then began to work in several pubs and also worked as a DJ after shifting to Colorado State University. Later she had an act with an American actor Jamie Foxx, but the audience showed their disapproval of her, and she got discouraged due to which she left the comedy show for 3 years.

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Moving on in 2008, she joined Katt Williams’ “It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin'” tour. Also, she had an audition on Sunday Night Live in 2013. The next year, she became a cast as a featured player, and she debuted from the episode, hosted by Jim Carrey. Further, she appeared in the debut of Chris Rock’s directing “Top Five.” Later in 2015, Leslie made her appearance in the “Trainwreck.” Next year, she was cast in the film “Ghostbusters,” where she played the character of Patty Tolan. In the same year 2016, she also appeared with an American actor in an ad campaign for Allstate Insurance. Also, recently in 2017, she made her hosting debut hosting the BET awards. Furthermore, she is the cast member of the romantic comedy film, Coming to America 2.

Net Worth

From her struggle, Leslie reached a height of popularity. Also, the actress has been able to earn a handsome amount of money. She has an estimated net worth of about $2.5 million.
About her personal life, she has been able to keep it quite secretive. She is not yet married but is unknown if she is dating anyone.

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Social Media

The American actress Leslie is seen active on social sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has massive followers on her social sites as 989k followers on Instagram, 898k followers on Twitter, and more than 169k followers on her Facebook account.