Allison Janney

Allison Janney

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Allison Janney is an American media personality. Allison Janney is a popular actress who has played many major and supporting roles in movies and in television. Similarly, her popular work is in ‘The West Wing”.

Early Childhood

Allison Janney whose birth name is Allison Brooks Janney was born on 19th November 1959 and is 62 years old. Being born in mid-November, her zodiac sign is Scorpio. Likewise, Allison was born in Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, and holds American citizenship.

Similarly, talking about her ethnicity and religion, she belongs to the Caucasian ethnic group and follows Christianity. Likewise, Allison was born to real estate developer Jevis Spencer Janney and former actress and homemaker Macy Brooks. Similarly, she has two siblings whose names are Hal Janney and Jay Janney.

Allison Janney

Caption: Allison with her friend. Source: Instagram

Furthermore, talking about her educational background, she went to The Miami Valley School in Dayton following Hotchkiss School in Connecticut. Followed by her schooling, Allison went to Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio.

Moreover, it was during her college days, that she met the popular actor Paul Newman developing a passion for acting. Similarly, it was Paul and his wife Joanne who started encouraging Allison and she began her class at Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theatre in New York City.

Professional Life

Talking about her professional life, Allison started her television career from the year 1991. She started her career with a role in the small comedy movie ‘Morton & Hayes’. Followed by this, she then played minor roles in many television programs including ‘As the World Turns’ and ‘Guiding Light’. Likewise, her appearance in movies began with a minor role in the 1989 movie ‘Who Shot Patakango?’. This story focused on a small group of high school teens in the late 1950s and their lives.

Additionally, she has played in many movies in the 1990s, including ‘The Cowboy Way’, (1994), ‘Big Night’ (1996), and ‘Primary Colors’ (1998). Moreover, on the year 1999, she started appearing in the popular award-winning American political drama TV series ‘The West Wing.’ The story was about a fictitious president Josiah Bartlet and his administration. Allison’s role as the President’s Press Secretary was appreciated and gained her much recognition. Similarly, she also won several awards for her amazing skills.

Moreover, she has been making success and famous on TV, she also continued with her film career. Similarly, she also gave an amazing performance in ‘The Hours’, a British-American 2002 drama film which was directed by Stephen Daldry.

Net worth

Talking about her net worth and earnings, Allison is an actress by profession. Likewise, she has been making a good amount of earnings from her career in acting and singing. Similarly, she has a net worth of around $14 million. However, there is no information about her asset values available in the media.

Relationship status

Regarding her relationship status, Allison is straight and not in a marital relationship. However, she is in a relationship with Philip Joncas who is an IATSE production coordinator and is twenty years younger than him. They have been dating since the year 2012.

Body Measurement and Social Media

This gorgeous lady stands 6 feet tall (72 inches) and weighs around 63 kg (138 lbs). Likewise, looking at her body measurement, her breast-waist-hips are 35-24-36 inches. Similarly, looking at her physical appearance, she has fair skin with brown hair and light brown pair of eyes.

Allison Janney

Caption: Allison posing for a picture. Source: Instagram

Reflecting upon her social media presence, she has 635k followers on her @allisonjanney account on Facebook. Likewise, her @AllisonBJanney account in Twitter has over 368k followers in it since she joined in March 2010. Similarly, her Instagram account has over 842k followers on her #allisonbjanney account.