Leslie Jones’ wiki interprets her as a renown comedian, actress, and writer, who was nominated in the Writers Guild of America Award in 2015. It was her comedic appearance on Saturday Night Live that gave her spotlight.
Jones has also acted in several comedic films including Lottery Ticket in 2010, Top Five in 2014 and Ghostbusters in 2016. Apart from acting, she was also involved in a basketball at Chapman University and Colorado State University.
Leslie has built a reputed image in Hollywood with her career as a comedian and an actress. She entered into the industry with her performance in the Saturday Night Live. She became the oldest person to join the Saturday Night Live as at the time she was 47-years-old. Later, Leslie got engaged in many other shows and films. She is also well known for her appearance in Ghostbusters III.
Leslie with the anchor of Weekend Update, Collin Jost on Saturday Night Live. (Photo: usatoday.com)
As a performer at Comedy Night Live, she is estimated to earn $15000 per episode as the show provides a salary following the actor's playing duration. However, as an overall being actress and a comedian, she is enjoying the substantial net worth of $5 million at present.
Additionally, Jones has also bought a lavish apartment in NYC which was given makeover by stylist Johanna Mele in 2016. However, this year her net worth is about to get doubled as she is fully set to start a new comedy special on Netflix.
Who Is Leslie’s Husband?
Her growing fame and continuous relationship’s related jokes has made Leslie Jones's fans more curious about who she is dating. The comedian seems quite open about her relationship as she often tweets about it openly.
It was in 2016 August when she tweeted that she was single. But a year later in 2017, she proclaimed to have a secret boyfriend; however, she affirmed that Jones wouldn’t reveal him in media as she didn't want anybody to bother him.
Surprisingly, in 2018 January, Leslie again unveiled her single life and told that she was having hard to find a guy in her 50s. Since this frank and plain-spoken comedian, who stands a tall height of 6’1” and weight of 78kg, has remained mum about her relationship till today, she is assumed to be single still at her age of 52. And also Leslie hasn't gushed about her man, who fit the quality of a perfect husband, so she is yet to get married.
While on one side, Leslie finds it hard to get along with boys; on the other hand, she jokes about being gay. In December 2018, she joked with O’Brien: Conan late-night talk show, telling him if she was gay she would be crushing on so many women and would be busy hitting them. In this statement, her co-star MC Kinnon also shows her agreement.
Wiki, Family & More
Leslie's date of birth falls on 7 September 1967 in Memphis, TN. She was born to a military father and a supportive mother. Since her father was a Military man, the family frequently had to move to different places. While they were in Lynwood, California, Leslie attended her schools. She later quit college and pursued her career in stand-up comedy to which her father was opposed to.
On the other hand, her mother was very supportive and always optimistic about her daughter being popular someday. However, both her parents including her brother Rodney Keith Jones couldn’t see the standard of success that Leslie is at present as all of them are dead, but till today Leslie has deep grief of losing them and misses them in every situation. After the death of her brother, she decided to become a successful person before she dies so that people would know who she really is.