Jennifer Lawrence

By: Clara Benskin


  • Jennifer was born August 15, 1990
  • She was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky on a horse farm
  • She had two brothers, Ben and Blaine
  • She loved cheerleading, softball, and horse riding
  • She was a tomboy while she was growing up
  • Her mom ran a summer camp, "Camp Hi Ho", and Jennifer attended it in the summer
  • She got her big break when she was 14 in New York, when a man stopped them and took some pictures of Jennifer.
  • Jennifer ended up staying in New York all summer modeling and acting.
  • Back in Kentucky, she did some too.

Early Acting/Modeling

  • Jennifer did some modeling and some acting in commercials more and more as she grew up
  • She started doing more challenging things as she grew
  • When Jennifer was 17, she had her first major film audition
  • She auditioned for the role of Bella Swan in Twilight
  • She didn't get the part, so she auditioned for a role in Winters Bone, and got the part
  • She filmed that for a few years at The Lake of the Ozarks, in Missouri
  • She graduated high school two years early with a 3.9 GPA.
  • When she was 22, she got the role of Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games
  • It was a huge hit, so they announced a sequel, Catching Fire


  • In 2011, Jennifer won "Best Actress" at the Oscars.
  • At the Academy Awards that year, she won several more awards
  • She graduated high school two years early with a 3.9 GPA.
  • Jennifer was in four more Hunger Games movies
  • Currently, Jennifer finished filming the final Hunger Games movies
  • Mockingjay was announced July 10, 2012, with two parts.
  • Overall, she has won 117 awards and 91nominations in her lifetime

Fun Facts

  • Jennifer's favorite foods are:
  • Pizza
  • Popcorn
  • Lasagna
  • Funfetti cake with strawberry icing
  • Her favorite movies are:
  • The Big Lebowski
  • Midnight in Paris
  • Harold and Maude
  • Her favorite candies are:
  • Babe Ruth Bars
  • Laffy Taffy
  • Her favorite television show is Full House
  • She says before she goes on set in the morning, the breakfast she would be eating is eggs and bacon.