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How Jennifer Lawrence’s net worth was built

Jennifer Lawrence had the type of big break many people dream of. At the age of 14, she was discovered on the streets of New York City while on vacation with her family.

A few screen tests later and she was appearing in commercials and in the film “The Devil You Know.”

Although her first big movie role came in 2010 in the critically acclaimed film “Winter’s Bone,” it was her roles in major movie franchises that made her famous.

In 2011, she played a young Mystique in “X-Men: First Class.” In 2012, she took on the role of Katniss Everdeen in the four-film adaptation of the “Hunger Games,” a popular young adult fiction trilogy.

As of May 2017, Lawrence’s net worth is $110 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

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Jennifer Lawrence

  • Born: 1990
  • Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky

What she’s up to now

Lawrence’s most recent film in theaters was “Passengers.” Off-screen, Lawrence has campaigned for equal pay for all actors. She made headlines when it was announced that her salary for the film would be $20 million, while her co-star Chris Pratt would earn just $12 million.

Lawrence has a number projects in the pipeline, including a movie she is working on with comedian Amy Schumer and one about the wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald.


Jennifer Lawrence has been nominated for four “Best Actress” Academy Awards. She has won once, for her role in “Silver Linings Playbook” in 2012.

She has taken home three Golden Globe awards for “Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical.” She won for her roles in “Joy,” “American Hustle,” and “Silver Linings Playbook.”

Lawrence is the founder of the Jennifer Lawrence Foundation, which supports organizations that provide support to children and encourage arts education.

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