Courteney Bass Cox Net WorthReal Name: Courteney Bass Cox
Date of Birth: 06/15/1964
Place of Birth: Mountain Brook, Alabama
2017 Net Worth: $120 Million
Profession: Actress, producer, director
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Courteney Cox was born in Mountain Brook, Alabama in June of 1964. Her parents divorced when she was 10 and her mother remarried. Cox graduated from Mountain Brook High School and attended Mount Vernon College in Washington, D.C., for a short while but dropped out of her architecture courses to pursue a career in acting and modeling.
Although rumor has it that Cox was discovered when she was pulled onstage to dance with Bruce Springsteen at a concert, this was actually orchestrated by film director Brian De Palma. Cox was signed by the prestigious Ford Modeling Agency and she appeared in several television commercials for brands such as Maybelline and Noxema. She also appeared in an episode of As the World Turns, a popular soap opera. Soon, Cox was appearing on the cover of teen magazines such as Little Miss, Tiger Beat, and even on the cover of several romance novels. After her dancing performance in the Bruce Springsteen video, Dancing in the Dark, she moved to Los Angeles to work in a few movies, including Misfits of Science, Pet Detective, and in the popular television series Family Ties opposite Michael J. Fox. But it was her part in the super successful series Friends in 1994 that turned Cox into an international superstar. Cox has also performed in numerous movies, most notably the Scream series of terror movies. For the first installment of Scream, Cox earned $1 million. Scream 4 earned her an unbelievable $7.5 million.
Cox was married to fellow actor David Arquette but the couple divorced in 2013 after 14 years of marriage. She is currently engaged to Snow Patrol musician Johnny McDaid, who is 39. Cox owns a luxurious estate in Beverly Hills with an estimated value of $19.5 million. Cox has a current net worth of $120 million, which is sure to increase as this star appears to have no plans to retire anytime soon.