Allison Janney Biography, Career, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

Allison Janney Biography

Allison Janney was born on November 19, 1959, in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. She is an Oscar-winning American actress. Her full name is Allison Brooks Janney. Similarly, she is well-recognized for her performances in TV productions such as The West Wing, Masters of Sex, Mom, and numerous movie productions.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements

As per her birth date, she is 61 years old as of 2021. She stands at a tall height of 6 feet 0 inches and weighs around 65 Kg. Additionally, she has a well-toned body despite her old age and has dark brown hair and green eyes.

Relationship Status?

The actress was previously in an affair with Dennis Gagomiros from 1994 to 2001. She then started dating actor Richard Jenik in 2002 but the affair didn’t work out as they broke off in 2006. Janney also had a relationship with production manager Philip Joncas from 2012 to 2017. She has never been married and has no children to the date.


Regarding her family, her father’s name is Jervis Spencer Janney, Jr whereas her mother’s name is Macy Brooks Janney (née Putnam). In addition, she has two brothers named Hal and Jay. Her brother, Hal committed suicide following years of fighting drug addiction and for which she dedicated her Academy Award win to him.

Education, School/College University

Addressing her educational profile, she attended The Miami Valley School and Hotchkiss School for her high school education. She then graduated from Kenyon College with a major in theatre and also enhanced her acting skills from the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.


Allison Janney started her career as an actress appearing in stage productions and made her film debut in the 1989 film Who Shot Patakango?. Similarly, she started appearing in numerous films and TV series with brief roles which include The Cowboy Way (1994), Heading Home (1994), Big Night (1996), Private Parts (1997), Law & Order, Guiding Light, David, and Lisa, among others. She subsequently gained good popularity for her breakthrough role as C. J. Cregg in the NBC political drama The West Wing from 1999 to 2006. The performance earned her 4 Primetime Emmy Awards.

Allison Janney Biography
Allison Janney Biography

Likewise, she further achieved success starring as Margaret Scully on the period drama TV series Masters of Sex from 2013 to 2015 and is currently starring as Bonnie Plunkett in the sitcom Mom since 2013. Besides, she has performed in numerous films and some of the notables include, The Hours (2002), The Help (2011), The Way, Way Back (2013), Tammy (2014), Spy (2015), Bad Education (2019) and Bombshell (2019). Moreover, her performance in the biographical black comedy film I, Tonya, Janney earned her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Allison Janney’s Social Media

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Allison Janney’s Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no known controversies about Allison Janney.

Net Worth

What is the earning of Allison Janney? How much is her net worth and How rich is she in 2021? She has accumulated a huge amount of net worth of $ 14 million, which she has earned from her successful acting career.


  • Full Name: Allison Brooks Janney
  • Profession: Actress
  • Age: 61
  • Date of Birth: November 19, 1959
  • Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • Nationality: American
  • Height: 6 feet 0 inches
  • Weight: 65 Kg
  • Eye Color: Green
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • Ethnicity: English, German, and Scottish
  • School: The Miami Valley School, Hotchkiss School
  • College/University: Kenyon College and Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
  • Father: Jervis Spencer Janney, Jr.
  • Mother: Macy Brooks Janney (née Putnam)
  • Sibling: Hal and Jay (Brothers)
  • Marital Status: Not Married
  • Net Worth 2021: $ 14 million
  • Source of Income: Acting