Courteney Cox

Courteney Cox

Most Popular
Updated On February 17, 2022
Birth Sign

Courteney Cox is an American performer, maker, as well as executive director. Courteney Cox is popular for her role as Monica Geller on the NBC sitcom Friends, Gale Weathers in Scream, and as Jules Cobb in the ABC/TBS sitcom, Cougar Town, for which she has earned her first Golden Globe designation.

Early life and Childhood

Courteney Cox is 56 years old. She was born in Birmingham, Alabama on June 15, 1964. She was born to Courteney Bass and Richard Lewis Cox. Likewise, she grew up with seven siblings: Virginia Cox (sister), Dottie Cox (sister), Richard Cox Jr.(brother), Lee Mullins, Jennifer Russo, Cheryl Vincent, Craig Mullins. Then, she started living with her mom and step-father Hunter Copeland in 1974. Since her childhood, she was an eager swimmer and tennis player.

Moreover, she belongs to American nationality and mixed ethnicity of English, Irish, Welsh, Scottish, German, and distant Swedish.


Talking about Courteney’s educational history, she attended Mount Vernon College. However, she dropped out to seek after a displaying profession in New York City. Then, she inclined herself towards film and on TV.

Professional life

Early career

Cox started her career in 1984 through a music video for Bruce Springsteen’s “Dancing in the Dark“. Then she started a starring role in the television series Misfits of Science (1985), Family Ties (1987–89), Masters of the Universe (1987), Cocoon: The Return (1988), and I’ll Be Home for Christmas (1988). Likewise, she played in Mr. Destiny (1990). In 1993, she made an appearance in the short-lived CBS sitcom The Trouble with Larry with Bronson Pinchot and Perry King. Also, she played in music video Good Intention.


In 1994, Courteney Cox got offered to audition for the part of Rachel Green on a new sitcom, Friends. However, she was cast later as Monica Geller instead. She was so blessed to be apart of world-widely popular series Friends. Likewise, she became her most famous role, lasting for 10 seasons until 2004.

According to the Guinness Book of World Records in 2005, she along with her female co-stars of Friends were the highest-paid TV actress of all time, with her US$1 million-per-episode fee for the closing two seasons of Friends.

Film career

Courteney Cox has appeared in high profile Hollywood films as well. Likewise, some of her notable films are likely Scream (1996), Scream 2 (1997), and Scream 3 (2000), Ace Ventura: Pet Detective with Jim Carrey (1994), The Runner (1999), 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001), The Shrink Is In (2001) and many more.

In 2014, she co-produced and direct the film Just Before I Go as Director and producer. Also, in 2016, she made an appearance as Beth in the film  Mothers and Daughters Beth. Moreover, she has played the role of herself in the documentary You Cannot Kill David Arquette (2020).

Courteney Cox

Caption: Courteney Cox with co-actor Jim Carrey in the set of Ace Ventura (Source: Hollywood Reporter)

Other work

After Friends, she made an appearance in the independent film November (2005). She has co-starred with Tim Allen in the critically derided Zoom (2006), and also made a cameo role in the big-budget remake of The Longest Yard (2005) as Lena. She has voiced as Daisy in the animated film Barnyard (2006).

Moreover, she has also played in Dirt (2007), three-episode arc on former Friends co-star Lisa Kudrow’s, television series Scrubs, online web series Web Therapy (2009). She directed and made a cameo appearance in a Lifetime television movie called Talhotblond, which premiered on the network on June 23, 2012.

In 2020, she made a guest appearance as herself in the popular Tv series Modern Family in Episode: “The Prescott”. Moroever, she appeared in Celebrity Escape Room and The One Where They Got Back Together. She also made an appearance in Shining Vale and Last Chance U in 2020.

Awards and Net worth

Talented and beautiful Courteney Cox has received many awards through her acting career. Talking about her achievements, she was honored as the Female Discovery of the Year by the Golden Apple Awards (1995), Lifetime Achievement Award by the Women’s Image Network (2010), Lucy Award by the Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards(2010).

Courteney Cox has earned a decent sum of money from her professional career as an actress. Likewise, her main source of income is the entertainment industry. Therefore, her estimated net worth is around $120 million. Similarly, she is living lavishly with her good fortune in an incredible mansion in Malibu alongside her teenage daughter Coco.

Personal life

Courteney Cox is currently dating Snow Patrol band member Johnny McDaid. Previously, she was engaged with him.  However, they ended up their engagement. According to Cox, their relationship is better after they ended the engagement. After the engagement, Mcdaid went to London. So, they started growing good terms with each other as they were in distance. She is very happy with her love life currently. Further, she also keeps on posting beautiful pictures of her daughter and Johnny on her Instagram handles.

Courteney Cox

Caption: Courteney Cox with her boyfriend and daughter (Source:

Talking about her past relationship, she has dated actor Michael Keaton from 1990-1995. Likewise, she got married to actor David Arquette on June 12, 1999, and the couple welcomed a baby girl, Coco, in June 2004. But they ended up their relationship in 2012.


There were rumors about dating her co-actor Matthew Perry. But the news report’s regarding their linkup turns not true. They seem to be good friends in real life. Also, they were seen with rare selfie after lunch.

Courteney Cox

Caption: Courteney Cox taking a selfie with Matthew after lunch (Source: Instagram)

Body measurements and Social Media

Courteney Cox has an amazing personality and stunning height. She has a good height of 5 feet 5inches (165cm) and weighs around 58kg. Likewise, she has a well-shaped body of 37-25-35 inches. Her bra size is 34C, her shoe size is 6 and her dress size is 2. Moreover, she has brown hair color and her eye color is blue.

Courteney Cox is socially active on Twitter and Instagram but she is not active on Facebook. She has accompanied great fan following. Likewise, she has more than 1.3 million followers on Twitter and more than 6 million followers on Instagram.