Who is Allison Janney and what is her net worth 2018? Allison Brooks Janney is an American actress. She is well known for her roles in “The West Wing”, “Masters of Sex” and currently airing sitcom “Mom”. She has been active in the media since 1984.
Allison Janney was born on November 19, 1959, in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. she was born to former actress Macy Brooks (nee Putnam) and real estate developer Jervis Spencer Janney. Allison was raised in Dayton, Ohio. She attended The Miami Valley School in Dayton. She continued at Hotchkiss School in Connecticut. She received her college education at the Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. She has two other siblings. She revealed that her brother fought addiction and committed suicide.
Allison Janney dated Philip Joncas in 2015. They broke after a year. She also dated Dennis Gagomiros and Richard Jenik. Allison Janney is currently single. She revealed that she had always wanted to be an Olympic figure skater but her dreams were unrealised due to a serious injury she incurred when she was 17 years old. The injury left a scar on her leg.
Allison Janney first appeared in “Morton & Hayes” in 1991. She next appeared in “As the World Turns” and the final episode of season four’s “Law & Order”. She also featured in many films including “Drop Dead Gorgeous”, “The Ice Storm”, “10 Things I Hate About You”, “American Beauty”, “The Object of My Affection”, “Big Night”, “Nurse Betty”, “The Hours”, “How to Deal”, and “Winter Solstice”.
In 1999, she starred in the drama “The West Wing”. In the drama, she played the role of Presidential Secretary Press, C.J. Cregg. Her performance in the drama earned her four Emmys and four Golden Globe nominations. She also appeared in “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip” as a guest star.
Allison Janney starred in other films including “The Help”, “Struck by Lightning”, “The Way Way Back”, “The Rewrite”, and “The Girl on the Train”. She also did some voice acting. Her voice was heard in “Mr. Peabody & Sherman”, “Finding Dory”, and “Minions”.
She also appeared in shows, “Veep” and “Comedy Bang! Bang!” amongst others. She lends her voice to 2012 series “Robot Chicken”, “The Simpsons”, “F Is for Family”, “American Dad!” and “Duck Tales”. Allison Janney stars in currently airing shows, “Masters of Sex” and “mom”.
Net Worth of Allison Janney
Allison Janney has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Her main source of wealth is her career as an actress. She has received four Emmy Awards, two Screen Actors Guild award and a Golden Globe. She paid $125,000 for each episode she appears in for the series “Mom”.
Allison Janney earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on October 17, 2016. She was also awarded the Alumni Award of The Hotchkiss School. she is the first woman to receive that award. She has also featured in Broadway productions. She won two Drama Desk Awards. She was also named a distinguished alumna of The Miami Valley School in 2004.