January Jones, a well-known American actress, famous for her role as Betty Draper in the TV series “Mad Men” (2007-15). She has also done many supporting role in some of the most memorable films such as Bandits, Anger Management, American Wedding and many more. She was ranked in the top 100 list of Maxim Hot Women. She was featured on cover page of British GQ magazine in 2009 .Also; she was ranked as the 29th most desirable women in Ask Men’s Top 99 Most Desirable Women ranking. So far, she has won two Actors Guild Awards.
January Jones Biography and Family
January Kristen Jones was born on January 5, 1978 in South Falls; Dakota .She grew up in a small town called Hecla, in the Mount Rushmore State. The daughter of Karen, a manager at the ‘Scheels’ sports goods store, and her father Marvin Jones, has been a coach, gym teacher, and fitness director. Her parents named her after January Wayne, a famous character in bestselling book “Once Is Not Enough”. She has two sisters, Jacey and Jina. Jones is English, Welsh, Czech, Danish and German parentage. She is graduated from Roose High School in Sioux Falls. Jones also worked as All-American job of counter girl at Dairy Queen during her summer break.
Post graduation, Jones immediately moved to New York City to try her luck in the fashion industry. At 5 feet 6 inches, she wasn’t deemed fit for the fashion industry but, she still managed to sign quite a few assignments because of her striking good looks. She appeared in TV commercials for esteemed companies as Abercrombie & Fitch and Clearasil. In 1999, she got her first acting debut with a cameo role in the movie Sorority.
She became famed after her role in the pilot episode of “Get Real” but, rather than for her acting, she made headlines for her relationship with actor Ashton Kutcher. Jones’s first break on the big screen was in an American criminal comedy movie ‘Bandits’ with Bruce Willis, in 2001. After that, she was offered a variety of roles in different movies. Jones is an animal lover, she also support the NGO “Oceana” which tries to protect the endangered species of the marine life.
January Jones, still 39, isn’t married or divorced. Jones gave birth to a son, Xander Dane Jones, on 13 September, 2011. She never revealed the father’s name but sources have confirmed that, he is the son of ‘X-Men’ director Matthew Vaughn.
January Jones Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $12 Million US Dollars
January Jones net worth is estimated $12 million US dollars as of 2017. Jones’ major source of income is her modelling in TV commercials and her acting roles in various films and TV serials. According to media reports, January Jones earned about 100000 USD per episode in TV serial. The actress also endorses many designer fashion brands such as Giant, Versace. These Designer Fashion Brands offered millions of dollars to Jones which adds to her net worth.
January Jones Assets
With hard work comes success and money. This gorgeous American actress also has the taste of both. Recently, she purchased her own mansion for 1 million USD in the Hollywood Hills.
Her love for high-end SUV’s is evident when she became the owner of new Range Rover Evoque; she was the first celebrity in Hollywood to own the beast Evoque. Before that, she had the stylish Land Rover LR2.
January Jones has done many supporting roles in movies like Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, We are Marshall, Good Kill and X-Men: First Class, and many more. She played the lead role in the movie Love’s Enduring Promise directed by Michael Landon Jr. She is known for her roles as Cadence in American Wedding in 2003, Elizabeth Harris in Unknown in 2011, and Emma Frost in X-Men: First Class in 2011. She also featured in reputed TV serials like Mad Man, Law and Order and The Last Man of Earth.
She has won the Screen Actors Guild Award, Character and Morality in Entertainment Awards for her impressive performance in Mad Man (2009-2010) and Love’s Enduring Promise (2005). For her versatile roles, she had seized many awards. Apart from that, she also secured the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in the 2009 Screen Actors Guild Award for “Love’s Enduring Promise” and in the year 2010 for “Mad Men”.
January Jones is someone, who is always in headline either for her charity work or for her controversies. Recently, she was spotted in the reunion party of ‘Mad Man’; the entire cast including Jon Hamm, Christina Hendricks were seen together after long break. She recently featured on the cover of Red magazine’s latest issue on news-stands now.
Despite, being labelled as controversy queen by the media, January Jones is one woman with sturdy attitude. Jones is raising her son without a father who indicates that the actress is someone who is ready to shatter the stereotype and is unconventional in her way of living. Jones’s life has been full of struggles but her will to succeed and hard work is commendable.