Jennifer Shrader Lawrence is the highest-paid American actress. Her films have grossed over $6 billion worldwide. Jennifer also appeared in Time’s 100 most influential people in the world list in the year 2013. In addition to that, she appeared on the Forbes Celebrity list from 2013 to 2016.
Jennifer is famous for her versatile acting and honest off-screen persona. She received Academy Award for best performance in Silver Linings Playbook in 2012. At this time, Jennifer was only 22 years old.
According to media resources, Jennifer wanted to become an artist from a young age. She started her acting career by modeling and now she is one of the leading actresses. Dive in to see the acting journey of Jennifer Lawrence and get inspiration from her struggles.
How did Jennifer Lawrence Start Her Career?
From the start, Jennifer was clear about her vision. She knew that she wanted to act in movies and become one of the top actresses. Jennifer started her practice by performing in local theater and school plays in Louisville, Kentucky.
In 2005, at the age of 14, Jennifer became serious about her passion and participated in multiple modeling events. She also moved to New York City with her mother to visit multiple talent agencies.
During her visit to New York, Jennifer was discovered by a talent company. She auditioned for the agency and spent the summer of that year in New York.
She played small acting roles and did modeling for many advertisements during this summertime. After seeing this success in her acting career, Jennifer’s family moved to Los Angeles to allow her to continue her acting career.
At this time, Jennifer’s graduation is completed from high school that’s why she faced no difficulty in continuing her acting career.
The Bill Engvall Show
Jennifer got her first role in The Bill Engvall Show in 2007. In the show, she played the role of a teenage daughter of a Psychotherapist. Jennifer played this role from 2007 to 2009.
This role helps her to do more roles in the industry. She got her big break with a role in the movie Winter’s Bone in 2010. After this, Jennifer played the role of Ree in the Ozark Mountains.
For her role, she received her first nomination for the Best Actress Academy Award at the age of 20.
Big Break in Career
Jennifer’s career took a turn when she got roles in the movies X-Men: First Class (2011), X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), X-Men: Apocalypse (2016), and Dark Phoenix (2019).
All the movies were a great success at the box office and made many records. Both media and critics praise Jennifer for her performance and she got the main role in The Hunger Games in 2012.
In the movie, she played the role of Katniss Everdeen. It is the film version of the first book in the Hunger Games trilogy. Hunger Games is Suzanne Collin’s best-selling young-adult novel. As Katniss Everdeen, Jennifer played a character similar to Ree. She was a tough teenager who used outdoor survival skills to stay strong and alive in dire circumstances.
After that, Lawrence starred in the David O.Russell movie Silver Linings Playbook in 2012. In the movie, she played the role of Tiffany Maxwell. Tiffany is a young widow who befriends a man with mental illness.
For this role, Jennifer won critical acclaim and the Best Actress award at the Oscars in 2013. At this time, Jennifer was the second-youngest woman to win this award.
Furthermore, Jennifer played the wife of a con artist in Russell’s American Hustle in 2013. For this role, she earned a nomination for the best-supporting actress in Oscar.
Hunger Games Franchise
Later in 2013, Jennifer again played the role of Katniss in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (2014), and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 (2015).
In 2014, Jennifer Lawrence paired with Cooper again in Serena. The set of the drama is based in a lumber camp in 1929. Later in 2015, Jennifer got a role in Russell’s Joy. She played the role of a benighted single mother whose entrepreneurial talents propel her to success and wealth.
For her performance in the movie, Lawrence received her fourth Oscar nomination. Jennifer’s last release was the Don’t Look Up released in the year 2021.
In the movie, Jennifer was cast with Leonardo DiCaprio and both got an appreciation for their phenomenal performances. Till now, Jennifer is one of the best actresses in America and is doing great work.
Wrapping It All Up!!!
Success does not come to your door easily. You have to do a lot of effort to become successful. You can take inspiration from Jennifer’s journey. She started her career with ads and modeling. But now she is the leading actress. So make your vision first and put all your efforts into it to enjoy success.