Courteney Cox Net Worth
Courteney Cox is an American actress and producer. Courteney has about $150 million in net worth. She is best known for her role as Monica Geller on the hit television show “Friends”. She starred in every single one of the 236 episodes of the show spanning over 10 seasons between 1994 and 2004.
Before her breakthrough movie “Friends”, she starred in a number of very successful movies such as “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective”, “Family Ties”, “Dirt”, Cougar Town”, “Scream” among others.
Courteney Cox was born on June 15, 1964 in Brimingham, Alabama. Her parents are Robert Lewis Cox and Courteney Copeland. Her parents divorced when she was 10 years old. Courteney’s mother married Hunter Copeland later on. Courteney’s step-father’s nephews were Ian Copeland and Stewart Copeland.
Stewart played the drums whiles Ian managed The Police Band. Cox after graduating from Mountain Brook High School went to MOunt Vernon College in Washington D.C. She abandoned her architecture degree for a career in acting and modeling.
After trying her luck for sometime, the actress had a shot at making it big when she relocated to New York City and signed with Ford Modeling Agency. Whiles pursuing modeling, Courteney went to acting classes and got herself a role on an episode of “As the World Turns: in 1984.
Playing Brian De Palma in the infamous and iconic Bruce Springsteen video “Dancing in The Dark” seemed to have been the magic wand that gave her the breakthrough she was looking for. Sooner that she probably expected, she a member of the cast of the highly successful sitcom, “Family Ties” playing the role of Michael J. Fox’s girlfriend.
Corteney seemed to have touched the divine in her when she was cast in both Jim Carrey’s hit “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” as well as Monica Geller’s “Friends” in 1994 – a true double portion. She went on to star for ten years with Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer and Matt LeBlanc.
As fate would have it, Courteney had originally auditioned for the part of Rachel on “Friends” before she was cast as Monica. This lasted for ten hugely successful years, easily her most famous piece. She earned a mind-boggling $88 million in salary alone from her 10 seasons on the show.
Courteney has over the years starred in several very successful films throughout her career. Some of these films include; “Dirt”, “Desperate Housewives”, “Cougar Town”. Cougar Town is arguably her most successful barring Friends. The sensational woman also directed episodes of “Cougar Town”.
Courteney met her husband David Arquette on the set of “Scream”. The lovers were married between 1999 to 2012. They finalized their divorce in May 2013. Their daughter, Coco was born in 2004. Courteney had a romantic affair with Michael Keaton, Ian Copeland and Adam Duritz before Arquette.
She dated Snow Patrol for sometime before getting engaged to him in 2014. They made their intentions of breaking up known in 2019 although the two are still engaged in a serious relationship.