Name: Courteney Bass Cox
Born: June 15, 1964
Occupation: Actress, producer, director, model
Most people remember Courteney Cox from her role as Monica on Friends. She has been in many TV productions and currently stars in Cougar Town. She has also been in all of the Scream movies. Her lovely eyes and dark hair are trademarks that make her attractive on the screen. Many critics believe that her acting skills though far surpass the roles she has accepted.
Courteney Cox was born in Alabama. Her father was a businessman and her mom a homemaker. She is the youngest of three daughters and one older brother. She graduated from high school in Alabama and then made her way to Washington, D.C. for college. She didn’t complete her education though as her desire to pursue modeling and acting took center stage.
In 1984, she was selected to appear in the Bruce Springsteen video for the hit Dancing in the Dark. She also starred in Family Ties from 1987 to 1989 as the girlfriend of the character played by Michael J. Fox. In 1994, she auditioned for Friends – but it may surprise you that she was testing for the role of Rachel. The show lasted for 10 years, and she along with her co-stars hold the record for the highest paid on any sitcom.
She was offered the role of Susan in Desperate Housewives, which has been a phenomenal hit. However, she turned it down due to her pregnancy. She is part owner in a production company called Coquette Production which she created with her ex-husband. On the set of the first Scream movie, Courteney Cox met David Arquette. The couple married in 1999 and later divorced. They are stated to be good friends and split on good terms. They have one child, Coco.
Charity work is something that Courteney Cox does dedicate time and money to. She is very involved with the Red Cross. She also donates clothing and shoes to be auctioned off to raise funds for ovarian cancer awareness. Her value is approximately $75 million.
So how much is $75 million dollars really?
While Courtney Cox is well known for being logical and practical, her weakness is clothing and accessories. She is very fond of Birkins hand bags, which cost up to $150,000 each. She could spend a million and add some great items to her fashion set up.
Cox loves to help up and coming creators get their films produced. With a modest budget of $15 million each to get them rolling, she could help to sponsor the dreams of 5 great film makers.