Courteney Cox’s Net Worth, Height, Age, & Personal Info Wiki


One of the famous Friends actresses is Courteney Cox; besides being an outstanding actress, she is also a television director and film producer. She is mainly known for her performances in the television series “Friends,” in which she portrayed the character of Monica Geller.

However, her rise to fame started after starring as one of the notable characters in the horror slasher movie “Scream.” In terms of box office revenue, the film outperformed its budget by about 11 times. Additionally, the critics were impressed. (1)

Courteney Cox‘ Appearance (Height, Hair, Eyes & More)

Height 5 ft 5 in
1.65 m
Weight 139 pounds
63 kg
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Fit
Sexual Orientation Straight

Facts About Courteney Cox

Nationality American
Estimate Net Worth $150 Million
Religion Protestant
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Birthplace Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Birthday June 15, 1964

Courteney Cox's Net Worth

As of 2022, the Friends actress Courteney is the second highest net worth in the Friends cast, with an estimated net worth of $150 million. Courteney primary source of income is her career as a remarkable actress, film producer and television director. Moreover, her journey as a cast member in the hit popular comedy series, “Friends,” was one factor that made her commercially successful. (2)

Each Friends cast members’ salary grows continuously each season, which is believed to contribute much to their net worth. The salary of each cast member per season of the sitcom was discussed in detail here.

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Courteney Cox's Early Life

The famously known actress’ real name is Courteney Bass Cox, whose birth date was the 15th of June in 1964. Courteney was born in Birmingham, Alabama, in the United States, to her parents, namely Richard Lewis Cox and Courteney Copeland. Her father was a businessman, while her mother’s occupation is unknown. 

The actress also has two sisters and an older brother. Her sisters are named Dorothy Cox and Virginia Cox, while her older brother is named Richard Jr. (3)

Courteney Cox’s early life

Courteney Cox's Education

Actress Courteney Cox proceeded to study at Mount Vernon College in Washington, DC, after graduating from Mountain Brook High School, where she chose a degree major in architecture. 

However, Courteney chose her career over her studies. The actress eventually dropped out of college to pursue her full-time job in the entertainment industry. In acting and modeling, to be precise.

Courteney Cox's Husband/Boyfriend and Family Life

As of 2022, Courteney Cox’s marital status is still single. However, she has been in a strong relationship with the guitarist Johnny McDaid since 2013. Like any other relationship, theirs has also gone through ups and downs.

The couple, for instance, declared engagement in 2014 but later called it off in November 2015. They reconciled again in March 2016 and even spent Easter together. Following the breakup, their relationship has since grown stronger.

Furthermore, the actress’ romantic history is rife with notable figures, mirroring her professional life. The names that Courteney has previously dated are Adam Duritz, Ian Copeland, and Michael Keaton.

Courteney was married to David Arquette on June 12th, 1999, and the couple was blessed with a daughter named Coco Riley Arquette (Coco Arquette). However, they reportedly split up in 2010, and their divorce was granted entirely around 2013. (4)

Courteney Cox's Career

Courteney’s journey in the entertainment industry has been a wild ride from the beginning ‘till she rises to where she is now. Her first act debut happened in 1984 when Courteney Cox appeared in the television show “As the World Turns.” She then appeared often in the television series “Misfits of Science,” where she worked with Kevin Peter Hall, Dean Paul Martin, Mark Thomas Miller, Max Wright, etc. 

The remarkable actress also made an excellent portrayal in TV movies, including “I’ll Home for Christmas,” “Curiosity Kills,” and “Sylvan in Paradise.” Moreover, her first performance on the big screen happened in “Down Twisted,” which launched in 1987. Courteney also had a regular role in the television series “Family Ties,” in which she made a character portrayal of Lauren Miller. 

The 1987 films “Masters of the Universe,” 1988 “Cocoon: The Return,” and the 1994 films “Mr. The 1990 films “Destiny” and “Ace Ventura: The Pet Detective,” among others, featured her. 1994 was also the year she made an outstanding portrayal of Monica Geller in the hit comedy series “Friends.” Courteney worked with various famous actresses and actors, such as Jennifer Aniston, Matt Leblanc, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer, Lisa Kudrow, etc.

The show was a resounding success that both the public and critics praised. During her performances on “Friends,” she garnered numerous nominations and accolades. The last two seasons of the series featured Cox and her female co-stars earning $1 million per episode, marking them the most-paid TV actresses in history, as per the Guinness Book of World Records.

Without a doubt, Courteney Cox’s most significant and famous role to date was on the American sitcom “Friends,” which was televised from 1994 to 2004. The sitcom, which centered on six friends and their humorous escapades, love lives, and work issues, was well-received by critics. With over 50 million American people tuning in, the final episode became the seventh-most-viewed series finale in television history.

The program is also included in several lists, along with the “50 Greatest Shows of All Time” lists from Empire Magazine and TV Guide. Courteney Cox was nominated for multiple accolades for her performance of Monica Geller in the sitcom. She went on to take home the People’s Choice Award,  TV Guide Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award.

She had a significant role in the 1996 slasher thriller “Scream,” which helped establish her career as a Hollywood star. Critics praised the movie, and it was also financially successful. Courteney continued to appear in the horror slasher, in the sequel titled “Scream 2,” in 1997. The movie received favorable reviews and became a major smash hit, just like its prequel.

The actress reappeared to the act she portrayed in the 2000 horror movie “Scream 3,” the second installment of the “Scream” franchise, after starring in the crime thriller “The Runner.” Despite being a commercial success, it received neutral to unfavorable reviews.

Courteney resumed her role in the 2000 horror movie “Scream 3,” the second sequel of the “Scream” series, after playing a significant part in the crime thriller “The Runner.” Though it was a commercial success, it was met with mixed to negative reviews.

Furthermore, she appeared in Demian Lichtenstein’s action-adventure crime movie “300 Miles to Graceland” in 2001. However, the film was a flop both critically and financially. That doesn’t stop the actress since she also appeared in “The Shrink Is In” and “Get Well Soon” that same year. 

Courteney then  appeared in the 2004 psychological suspense movie “November.” In the same year, she worked as an executive producer on four episodes of the television show “Mix It Up.” The “Dirt Squirrel,” “Talk Show Diaries,” and “The Midnightly News” were among the four TV movies she worked as an executive producer as well. Additionally, she worked as an executive producer on eight episodes of the television show “Daisy Does America.”

From 2009 until 2015, Cox portrayed the main character, Jules Cobb, in the American sitcom “Cougar Town.” The show received a significant amount of criticism for being overly profane. Courteney received a nomination for the Women’s Image Network Award for Actress Comedy Series in addition to the Golden Derby Award for the category “Best Performance by an Actress in a Musical or Comedy” and the Golden Globe Award.

She appeared in films including “Bedtime Stories,” “The Butler’s in Love,” “Scream 4,” and “Mothers and Daughters” throughout the succeeding years. In 2014, she wrote and directed the black comedy drama movie “Just before I Go.” It garnered negative comments. The “Celebrity Name Game” game show had her as executive producer. She served as a guest judge for the competition program “The Gong Show” in 2017. (5)

Recently, for the year 2022, Courteney was part of the cast in the comedy horror series “Shining Vale,” where she worked with prominent artists such as Gus Birney, Greg Kinnear, Mira Sorvino, etc. In addition to her acting career, Courteney’s big breakthrough mainly happened in an iconic Bruce Springsteen MV titled “Dancing in the Dark.”

Thanks to the introduction of the music video and MTV produced by the great director Brian De Palma, “The Boss” saw his career take off in 1984.

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Real Estate

Despite earning a fortune over a decade as a cast member of Friends, Courteney Cox also made money by profitably flipping houses. Robert Duncan McNeill, a former co-star, mentioned on the podcast The Delta Flyers that Courteney’s love of real estate dates back to the 1980s. 

Since the 1980s, the American actress, 56, has had a sideline business as a real estate specialist, purchasing dilapidated buildings and repairing them before reselling them. Moreover, Courteney bought a hilltop residence in Malibu, California, for her real estate for $17.15 million in 2007.

The same year, she also advertised another Malibu property on the seaside built by renowned architect John Lautner. Courtney listed this house for $33.5 million. They ultimately agreed to $27 million, which former Dodgers owner Frank McCourt purchased. 

She invested almost $5 million to purchase two condominiums in an opulent Beverly Hills Sunset Strip tower. However, in 2014, Courteney sold Dr. Luke an estate in Beverly Hills for $18 million. (6) Another intriguing story, the property owned by Courteney Cox in Los Angeles was sold by her due to the home’s haunted aura.

Cox, who recently introduced her line of home furnishings called Homecourt, revealed in an interview with Jimmy Kimmel that she once saw a ghost in the Laurel Canyon, California, apartment where Carole King used to live.


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