37 Jennifer Aniston Facts That Will Surprise you

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We All know She is a well known American actress, was born on 11th February 1969. Sherman Oaks, a neighborhood located in Los Angeles, California is her birthplace. John Aniston, a well known actor is her father and her mother is Nancy Dow. While her father is of Greek origin her mother has been born in New York City. She has two half brothers of whom, the elder one is of maternal origin and the younger one is a paternal half brother. These are Jennifer Aniston Facts that are not so well known.

Though the father of little Jennifer was an actor she was discouraged on viewing TV. However, she has watched TV and developed a liking towards acting early in her life. Her schooling began when she was six years old and when she was nine years her father and mother separated.  She started acting when she reached the age of 11 and later she went on to get a degree in music and art. Part of 37 More Things Added To Jennifer Aniston Facts are that she also joined the drama society in her high school.

By the age of 20 she has worked as a waitress and a bike messenger. She also has been a telemarketer for some time. If you read Jennifer Aniston Facts you will find that her career with TV started in 1990 and the first four of her television series didn’t become popular. However, in 1994 she found success with the help of Warren Littlefield, the head of NBC entertainment. Only a few months elapsed after the meeting and she was appearing in “Friends”, a sitcom that started in the fall of 1994-1995.

By the time the show ended in 2004 she became so popular that she was paid $1million for a single episode. Both Aniston as well as her co-stars became popular among television viewers the world over due to the roles they played in the popular series. She was nominated for several awards as well. The following are some of the Jennifer Aniston Facts many are not aware of.

1- Her Name
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Jennifer Aniston Facts reveal that the original name of Jennifer Aniston was Jennifer Joanna Anastassakis but she changed it to a shortened version to make it easier for her fans to remember.

2- Honored by  Scottish Royalty

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Another Surprising Jennifer Aniston Fact reveals that Jennifer has relationship to Scottish Royalty through her mother.

3- Daughter of An Actor
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The Father of Jennifer Aniston was also an actor. He along with her mother has encouraged her to study drama in school though they discouraged her on TV viewing. Her mother Nancy Dow was also an actress.

 
4- From Greece to USA
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Though Aniston lived in Greece during her childhood, she has moved to the state of Pennsylvania in the US and later to New York City.

5- Clown Turned Actress
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When she was in high school she was a clown in her class and this is one of the little known Jennifer Aniston Facts.

6- School Fellow Chaz Bono
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Jennifer Aniston Facts reveal that American musician Chaz Bono was also studying in the same school and at the same time when Jennifer Aniston was attending school.

7- Contribution to Metropolitan Museum of Art
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When she was just 11 years of age, one of the paintings she drew was chosen to adore the walls of Metropolitan Museum of Art located in New York City which is well known as the largest one in the US.

8- As Telemarketer & Waitress
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Jennifer Aniston Facts also tell about the tough start of life that before she became an actor Jennifer Aniston has also has worked as a telemarketer and a waitress.

9- Started with TV
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Though Aniston started acting in 1990, contributing to the television series of Molloy, she became a film star only in 1993 when she played a role in the horror film entitled “Leprechaun”. Acting in this film was such a bad experience for her that she even thought of giving up acting after appearing in it. But she has not done so for some reason and continued with her career.

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