Leslie Jones Biography
Born on September 7, 1967, Leslie Jones is an American comedian and actress who was a cast member and writer on Saturday Night Live from 2014 to 2019. Her one-hour comedy special, Problem Child, was broadcast on Showtime. Jones starred in Ghostbusters (2016) as Patty Tolan. In 2017 and 2018, Jones was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on Saturday Night Live.
Leslie Jones Parents / Siblings / Ethnicity
Jones was born in Memphis, Tennessee. Her father was in the United States Army, and her family moved frequently. She had a brother, Rodney Keith Jones (1971–2009). She attended high school in Lynwood, California, where she also played basketball. She attended Chapman University on a basketball scholarship and transferred to Colorado State University when her coach Brian Berger left Chapman for Colorado State. She intended to become a lawyer, but changed her mind and changed her major a few times, including to business accounting and computer science, and ended up majoring in communications. At Chapman, Jones became a radio DJ.
Leslie Jones Affairs / Husband / Boyfriend
Leslie Jones Age / Net Worth / 2020
As of 2020, Jones is 53 years old and has net worth of $6 million.
Profile / Wiki
- Full Name: Annette “Leslie” Jones
- Nick Names: Leslie Jones
- Birthday: September 7, 1967
- Age in 2020: 53
- Birth Place: Memphis, Tennessee, U.S
- School: N/A
- College/University: Chapman University
- Education: Graduation
- Profession: Comedian and actress
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity/Race: Black
- Religion: N/A
- Zodiac: Virgo
- Known for: Saturday Night Live cast
- Net Worth: $6 million
- Height: 6 feet 0 inches
- Weight: 75 kg
- Body Measurement: 38-26-40 inches
- Bra Size: 38C
- Hip Size: 40 inches
- Waist Size: 26 inches
- Feet/Shoe Size: 12 US
- Dress Size: 8 US
- Body Type: Unkown
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Brown
- Father: N/A
- Mother: N/A
- Sister: N/A
- Brother: Rodney Keith Jones (1971–2009)
- Husband / Spouse: Unmarried
- Boyfriend/Dating/Affairs: N/A
- Children: N/A
Trivia / Facts
- Her father was in the United States Army.
- Her father suggested that she play the sport because she is six feet tall.
- She was unsure of what she wanted to do and contemplated the possibility of a career playing basketball overseas.
- Jones started to do stand-up comedy in college in 1987, when a friend signed her up for a “Funniest Person on Campus” contest.
- Netflix signed Jones for a stand-up special slated for 2020.
- Jones did not return to the 45th season, making the 44th season her last season.
- In 2006, Jones appeared in Master P’s movie Repos.
- Jones is a fan of the MLS team Seattle Sounders FC.
- Following the release of Ghostbusters, Jones became the target of racist attacks by numerous accounts on social networking site Twitter.
- Her personal website was hacked.