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Rashida Jones Biography and Wiki
Rashida Leah Jones is an actress, director, writer, and producer from the United States. Jones starred as Louisa Fenn on the Fox drama series Boston Public (2000-2002), Karen Filippelli on the NBC comedy series The Office (2006-2013), and Ann Perkins on Parks and Recreation (2009–2015).
Rashida Jones Education
She attended The Buckley school in Sherman Oaks, California. She later attended Harvard University.
Rashida Jones Age
How old is Jones? 46 years old as of 2022. She was born Rashida Leah Jones in 1976 in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Rashida Jones Height
She stands at a height of 5’4″ (163 cm) tall. ALSO READ: Ronan Farrow
Rashida Jones’s Nationality and Ethnicity
Jones is an American national and citizen by birth. She was born in Los Angeles, California, United State of America. She is of mixed ethnicity/heritage/ancestry of Cameroonian, Russian, Polish, British, Irish, and American.
Rashida Jones’s Parents|Father| mother
She was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of actress Peggy Lipton and musician/record producer Quincy Jones. Jones’s father is African American, with Tikar ancestors from Cameroon and a Welsh grandfather on his father’s side. Her mother was of Ashkenazi Jewish descent. His parents divorced when she was 14 years old; her sister stayed with their father, while Rashida moved to Brentwood with their mother.
Rashida Jones’s Siblings and Sister
She was born alongside her other siblings, she is the younger sister of actress and model Kidada Jones, as well as the half-sister of Kenya Jones, Quincy Jones III, Rachel Jones, Jolie Jones Levine, and Martina Jones from their father’s other relationships.
Rashida Jones Husband| Married
After only a year of being engaged to music producer Mark Ronson, she began dating musician Ezra Koenig. She has a son with him, but she hasn’t said much about him. The two are blessed with a child. In 2018, She had a son with her boyfriend, Ezra Koenig.
Rashida Jones’s Net worth
She has an estimated net worth of $40 million.
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Rashida Jones Career
Jones made her professional acting debut in The Last Don, a 1997 miniseries based on Mario Puzo’s novel. Following that, she appeared in Myth America, East of A, and If These Walls Could Talk 2. She appeared as Karen Scarfolli on Freaks and Geeks in 2000 before landing the role of Louisa Fenn on Boston Public. Between 2000 and 2002, she appeared in 26 episodes and was nominated for an NAACP Image Award in her final year. Despite having a minor supporting role in the series, film opportunities came her way quickly. She appeared in Steven Soderbergh’s Full Frontal and starred in Now You Know, written and directed by Kevin Smith regular Jeff Anderson. She was also in the short film Roadside.
In 2004, the actress was cast in strip search, an HBO film directed by Sidney Lumet, but her scenes were cut from the final broadcast version. Later that year, she played Dr. Rachel Keyes in Little Black Book and starred as Edie Miller in British drama series NY-LON. In 2005, she played Karen in the Stella pilot on comedy Central and special government agent Carla Merced in the TNT police drama Wanted. The actress starred opposite Chris Messina in Monogamy (2010), a drama directed by Dana Adam Shapiro. The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in April 2010 and was released theatrically in March 2011. Jones’s other 2011 films were Friends with Benefits, starring Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis; The Big Year, with Steve Martin, Owen Wilson, and Jack Black; The Muppets, with Jason Segel, Amy Adams and Chris Cooper; and Our Idiot Brother, with Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks and Emily Mortimer.
She co-wrote and co-starred in the 2012 film celeste and Jesse Forever with Andy Samberg. She appeared as a voice guest star in The Simpsons episode “The Changing of the Guardian” alongside Danny DeVito. She was cast as Angie Tribeca in the TBS comedy series Angie Tribeca in 2014, which premiered in 2016. Steve and Nancy Carell created the show, which was cancelled in 2019. Hot Girls Wanted, a documentary film about the role of teenage girls in pornographic films, was produced by the actress in 2015. The film was acquired by Netflix following its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on May 29, 2015. She began starring and serving as an executive producer in 2020.She also voices recurring role of Mia on Fox’s Duncanville. She stars in the 2020 comedy-drama On the Rocks opposite Bill Murray directed by Sofia Coppola.
In 2016, the actress co-wrote the teleplay of “Nosedive”. She and McCormack worked on the script of Toy story 4 for pixar Animation studios. The film was released in June 2019, with the pair being among those receiving a “story by” credit. In 2018, the actress became the first female ambassador for Maison Kitsune. In 2019, she modeled for and endorsed the glasses brand, Zenni Optical. She has also served as the narrating voice for SouthWest Airlines and Expedia television commercials. In November 2020 the actress started the Bill Gates and Rashida Jones Ask Big Questions podcast with co-host Bill Gates.