January Jones Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

January Jones is an American actress and model born on January 5, 1978. She gained fame for her role as Betty Draper in the TV series “Mad Men,” earning nominations for two Golden Globe Awards and an Emmy Award. Jones also played Melissa Chartres in “The Last Man on Earth” and has appeared in movies like “American Wedding,” “We Are Marshall,” “The Boat That Rocked,” “Unknown,” “Seeking Justice,” and “X-Men: First Class.”

Full NameJanuary Kristen Jones
Date of BirthJanuary 5, 1978
Place of BirthSioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
OccupationActress
Height5’6″ (1.68 m)
PartnersAshton Kutcher
Jim Carrey
Jason Sudeikis
ChildrenXander Dane Jones
Net Worth$10 million

January Jones’s Early Life and Education

January Jones Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

January Kristen Jones was born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on January 5, 1978. Her mom Karen Cox, managed a store, and her dad Marvin Jones, worked as an exercise physiologist. She was named after a character from a 1973 novel by Jacqueline Susann called Once Is Not Enough.

Her two sisters also have names that start with the letter J: Jina and Jacey. The family moved to Hecla South Dakota, in 1979 but returned to Sioux Falls in 1996 where January finished high school at Roosevelt High.

Career

January Jones Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

January Jones started her modeling career in New York when she was 18. She wasn’t really into modeling and didn’t take it seriously at first. After high school, a scout noticed her and things took off from there. But it wasn’t all smooth sailing. When she decided to move to Los Angeles her first agency said she owed them money.

Despite her reservations, Jones modeled for big names like Abercrombie & Fitch Versace Clearasil and Kérastase. She appeared on the covers of many top fashion magazines worldwide from Interview and Allure in the US to Harper’s Bazaar and Marie Claire in the UK.

January Jones also ventured into acting. She had roles in movies like “Anger Management,” “Love Actually,” and “Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights.” One of her memorable roles was in “The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada” where she played a U.S. border guard’s wife.

She gained fame for her role as Betty Draper Francis in the TV series “Mad Men” which earned her Golden Globe and Emmy nominations. She also starred in films like “American Wedding” and “X-Men: First Class.”

Jones continued to diversify her acting career appearing in shows like “The Last Man on Earth” and “The Politician.” She also starred in the Netflix series “Spinning Out.”

Throughout her career, January Jones has been recognized for her talent and beauty appearing on Maxim’s Hot 100 Women list and gracing the covers of magazines like GQ. Her journey from modeling to acting has been eventful and continues to evolve with each new role.

Net Worth

January Jones has an estimated net worth of $10 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. The main source of January Jones’s net worth primarily comes through her successful acting career. She is best known for her role as Betty Draper on the critically acclaimed TV series “Mad Men,” which earned her both recognition and financial success.

Besides “Mad Men,” she has appeared in other popular TV shows and movies, including “X-Men: First Class” and “The Last Man on Earth.” Her modeling work and endorsements have also contributed to her wealth. Overall, it’s her consistent presence in notable acting roles that is the main source of her net worth.

Personal life

January Jones Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Rashida Jones dated Ashton Kutcher when they were both models for Abercrombie & Fitch in the late 1990s.

She admires actor Robert Stack a lot. When she was with Jim Carrey in 2002 he gave her Stack’s autograph as a birthday gift.

From 2003 to 2006, she was in a relationship with singer Josh Groban.

In 2010, she dated actor Jason Sudeikis. People magazine reported in January 2011 that they had broken up. Later in September 2011, she had a son but she hasn’t publicly revealed the father’s identity.

Rashida Jones is interested in mysteries and claims she has seen a UFO. She also has a tattoo that says “Bellatrix” which means female warrior in Latin.

Charity work

In 2009, January Jones became a spokesperson for Oceana a group that protects marine life. Her focus was on saving endangered sharks and spreading awareness about their crucial role in the ecosystem. She even filmed a public service announcement where she swam with sharks to highlight their importance.

She joined actress Malin Åkerman to serve food at the Los Angeles Mission’s annual Thanksgiving event on November 24, 2021.