Jennifer Lawrence, a native of Louisville and an Oscar winner, has reason to celebrate. She turns 31 on August 15, which means she’s been acting for more than half her life, if our calculations are accurate.

Here’s additional information about one of Hollywood’s most well-known superstars, who grew up in Kentucky

When Jennifer Lawrence was Born and Where ?

Lawrence was born on the 15th of August, 1990, in Louisville, Kentucky. She grew up in a little community approximately 25 miles east of Louisville with two older brothers, her mother Karen, and her father Gary.

Relationship Status : 

Lawrence looked gorgeous in a Dior dress when she married Cooke Maroney, the owner of a gallery. The wedding was held at The Belcourt Estate in Newport, Rhode Island, and was attended by a slew of celebrities.

such as Amy Schumer, Emma Stone, Bradley Cooper, Ashley Olsen, Adele, Kris Jenner, Sienna Miller, Cameron Diaz, Lawrence’s “Hunger Games” co-star, and fellow Kentuckian, Josh Hutcherson and more.

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Lawrence at the 83rd Academy Awards in 2011, where she received her first Academy Award nomination for Winter’s Bone (2010)

How did the actress break into the showbiz ?

Lawrence was cast in the TV movie “Company Town” just before her 16th birthday. She went on to feature in films such as “The Poker House” and the TBS series “The Bill Engvall Show” (directed by Lori Petty). She was cast as the lead in the highly acclaimed drama “Winter’s Bone” while still a teenager, and got her first Best Actress nomination for the 2010 picture.

The Louisville actress became well-known as a result of the “Hunger Games” film franchise. Lawrence landed parts in two very popular big-budget franchises in her early twenties, first as Mystique in the “X-Men” trilogy beginning with “X-Men: First Class,” and then as Katniss Everdeen, the protagonist of “The Hunger Games” movie.

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Lawrence at the 2007 Movieguide Awards By Movieguide®

What movie did Jennifer Lawrence win an Oscar for?

Lawrence has appeared in three Best Picture Oscar-nominated films: “Winter’s Bone” (2010), “Silver Linings Playbook” (2012), and “American Hustle” (2013), all of which earned her an Oscar nomination. She was named Best Actress for her work in “Silver Linings Playbook.” She was also nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role by the Academy for her role in “Joy” (2016).

Jennifer Lawrence’s Upcoming Films

Lawrence hasn’t appeared in a new film in an a while, and 2021 is set to be her return year. She is presently working on four projects, including Adam McKay’s “Don’t Look Up” for Netflix, Paolo Sorrentino’s “Mob Girl,” Lila Neugebauer’s “Red White and Water,” and a role as Elizabeth Holmes in the forthcoming film adaptation of “Bad Blood.”


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