January Jones Biography
Quick Facts January Jones
- NameJanuary Jones
- Birth NameJanuary Kristen Jones
- Nick NameJones
- FatherMarvin Jones
- MotherKaren Jones
- ProfessionActress, model
- Net Worth$10 million
- Eye ColorBlue
- Body Measurements37-24-36 in
- Shoe SIze6 US
- Weight in KG61 kg
- ChildrenXander Dane Jones
- AwardsScreen Actors Guild Award
- SistersJacey Jones and Jina Jones
January Jones is a gorgeous American model as well as an actress. She is mainly known for her role in television series Mad Men as Betty Draper since 2007. She also appeared in American Wedding as Cadence. She has played as Elizabeth Harris in Unknown and as Emma Frost in X-Men: First Class.
EARLY LIFE & CAREER
January was born on January 5, 1978, in Hecla, South Dakota, United States. She was born to Karen and Marvin Jones. Karen manages a sporting goods store while Marvin is a coach, gym teacher as well as fitness director. She is named after a character in Once Is Not Enough as January Wayne which was directed by Jacqueline Susann. She has two sisters named Jacey and Jina.
January Jones played supporting role in several movies including Anger Management, Love Actually and also Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights. In 2005 she then appeared in the film The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada as a U.S. border guard’s frustrated wife. The movie was directed and starred by Tommy Lee Jones. She then played the role of American football coach William Red Dawson wife as carol Dawson in the film We Are Marshall. She then was seen playing the female lead role as a pioneer family oldest child in the movie Love’s Enduring Promise. She falls in love with a mysterious man who saved her father’s life. She currently plays as a young suburban housewife in the television drama series Mad Men. She also played in the show The Last man on Earth as the character Melissa Shart.
In 2013, January Jones appeared in the film American Wedding, as Cadence Flaherty. The movie is a comedy film which shows the love interest of Steve Stifler and Paul Finch together. The film is the third installment of the American Pie film series. She was seen in the 18th season of Law & Order episode Quit Claim. She there played as a con artist. She was also seen in The Boat That Rocked which was renamed Pirate Radio for North America which released in 2009.
The Maxim Hot 100 Women ranked her 82nd in 2002. In May 2009 she was seen on the cover of The Hot Issue of British GQ magazine. She was also seen on the cover of American GQ magazine of the November 2009 issue. She has hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live featuring the musical guest The Black Eyed Peas. She then starred with Diane Kruger and Liam Neeson in the film Unknown in 2011. The film was directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. She has also portrayed in X-Men: First Class as Emma Frost.
PERSONAL LIFE, NET WORTH & ACHIEVEMENTS
She is single but she dated Noah Miller from August 2012 to 2013. On 13 September 2011, January Jones gave birth to her son named Xander Dane Janes. She has never revealed the identity of her son’s biological father name.
She takes $100,000 as salary per episode and her net worth is estimated $5.5 million as of 2015.
In 2009, January Jones announced that she as a celebrity spokesperson joined Oceana in Vanity Fair magazine. She joined to save endangered sharks.
January Jones is awarded of CAMIE Awards in 2005. She also won at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in 2006. In 2008 she won Screen Actors Guild Award for her outstanding performance in a drama series. She won the same award in 2010 for drama series Mad men. In 2010 she was nominated for Emmy Award and Satellite Award.