If you are a fan of the “Friends” series – well, who is not? – You must know Jennifer Aniston, who plays the role of Rachel. She shot to fame with this series and have later done a lot of lead roles in Hollywood movies and have attracted quite a fan base. If you are a fan, here are a few things that you could have missed out on knowing about this versatile actress:
1. Previous Jobs
Before she became an actor she had done odd jobs like waitressing, telemarketing and so on in New York.
2. Original Role in Friends
In the popular TV series Friends, she had originally auditioned for the role of Monica Gellar! But the producers decided to cast her in her iconic role as Rachel Karen Green.
3. Highest Remuneration
Jennifer Aniston earned 1 Million Dollars per show for “Friends”, making her the highest paid actress for a TV series.
4. Personal Phobia
She has a personal phobia – she hates flying. This phobia is generally known as aviophobia. She also has a fear of water after falling into a pool when she was a child.
She married popular heart throb Brad Pitt in the year 2000. Do you know how they met? In 1998, on a blind date! Sadly, the couple is divorced now.
Do you know her birth name? It’s Jennifer Joanna Anastassakis. Her dad is also an actor, best known for his role in “Days of our lives” as Victor Kiriakis.
She studied in Waldorf Educational School in New York, where she developed her love for acting at the age of 11.
Jennifer Aniston made her screen debut in the TV series Molloy in 1990. Her first film was Leprechaun, a horror movie released in 1993.
9. Re-entry to TV Series
She returned to the small screen with shows like “30 Rock” and “Cougar Town”. In Cougar Town she was reunited with her Friends co-star Courtney Cox.
10. The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Jennifer Aniston was the first guest on the set for the Ellen DeGeneres Show. This happened in the year 2003.