Courteney Cox is an American actress, producer and director. She is best known for her roles as Monica Geller on the NBC sitcom Friends, Gale Weathers in the horror series Scream and Jules Cobb in the ABC/TBS sitcom Cougar Town, for which she earned her first Golden Globe nomination. Cox also starred in the FX series Dirt. She owns a production company, called Coquette Productions, which was created by Cox and her then-husband David Arquette. Cox also worked as a director on her sitcom Cougar Town and the television film Talhotblond.

Birth Name

Courteney Bass Cox

Nickname

Courteney Cox Arquette, CeCe, Courteney Bass Cox Arquette, Coco

Profession

Actress, Producer, Director

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Courteney Cox was born on June 15, 1964, in Birmingham, Alabama, United States.

Age

She’s currently 55 years old.

Sun Sign

Gemini

Ethnicity

White

She has English ancestry.

Religion

Anglican / Episcopalian

Education

Cox is a graduate of Mountain Brook High School, Alabama and later at Mount Vernon College in Washington, DC, where she majored in architecture. However, she eventually left college to pursue a full time career in modeling and acting.

Family Details

  • Father – Richard Lewis Cox (Businessman)
  • Mother – Courteney Cox (née Bass, later Copeland)
  • Siblings – Virginia Cox (Sister), Dottie Cox (Sister) and Richard Cox Jr. (Brother)

Marital Status

Divorced

Boyfriend / Spouse

Courteney Cox has dated –

  • Ian Copeland (1984-87) – A pioneering American music promoter and booking agent. The affair was three years long, all in the 1980s when Ian divorced with Connie, his wife. Interestingly, both were cousins.
  • Paul Brown (1987-89) – An American football coach. Both dated each other after Cox broke up with Ian. Both stayed together for two years. Brown was coaching Bucs at the time of relation.
  • Michael Keaton (1989-95) – An American actor. The couple was together for as long as six years. The actress got attracted towards the comic actor after she parted her ways from Paul, the American football coach.
  • Kevin Costner (1995) – An American actor, singer, musician, producer, director, and businessman. The affair was a year long in which both dated each other on several occasions.
  • Liev Schreiber (1996) – An American actor, producer, director, and screenwriter. Both were involved in a relationship with each other when Cox was in search for her so-called true love after she broke up with Keaton.
  • Adam Duritz (1997) – An American musician, songwriter, record producer and film producer. Cox found herself close to the lead vocalist and piano artist of ‘Counting Crows’ in the years 1997. The affair was one year long before she met her last love and husband, David.
  • David Arquette (1997-2010) – An American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter and fashion designer. Cox married her ‘Screams’ co-star on June 12, 1999. The wedding ceremony was held at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco. Both stayed together for 13 years, but the 13th year proved to be unlucky for the couple and they divorced. The couple had a daughter too.
  • Josh Hopkins (2011-2012) – An American actor, Cox got into the relationship with ‘New York Undercover’ star Josh in 2011, one year after she called off her marriage with David Arquette. They separated in 2012.
  • Brian Van Holt (2012-2013) – In December 2012, she started dating 5 years her junior actor, Brian Van Holt. They remained together for just less than a year until October 2013.

  • Johnny McDaid (2013-Present) – After splitting from Brian, she was seen romancing Northern Irish musician Johnny McDaid in November 2013. They got engaged in June 2014. But, the engagement was called off in December 2015. He is 12 years her junior. In March 2016, they were seen together for an Easter Sunday and were often seen together thereafter.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
  • In centimeters – 165 cm
  • In meters – 1.65 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 57 kg
  • In Pounds – 126 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 35-24-34
  • Bust – 35 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32C

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Blue

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 3 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Cox is best known for her role as Monica Geller on the NBC sitcom series FRIENDS.

Film Debut

She appeared Sylvan in Paradise (1986) a TV movie by playing the role of Lucy Apple.

Television Debut

She appeared As The World Turns (1956-2010) in the role of Bunny in the year 1984.

Brand Endorsements

She has appeared in TV commercials for Pantene, Noxzema skin cream, The New York Telephone Co., Maybelline, Tampax, Coca-Cola, Head & Shoulders shampoo etc. She has also served as the spokesperson for Kinerase skin care products.

Awards & Nominations

Association Year Category Title Result
American Comedy Awards 1995 Funniest Supporting Female Performer in a Television Series Friends Nominated
1999 Funniest Supporting Female Performer in a Television Series Friends Nominated
Blockbuster Entertainment Awards 1998 Favorite Actress – Horror Scream 2 Nominated
2001 Favorite Actress – Horror (Internet Only) Scream 3 Nominated
Critics Choice Television Awards 2011 Best Actress in a Comedy Series Cougar Town Nominated
Daytime Emmy Awards 2017 Outstanding Game Show Celebrity Name Game Nominated
Gold Derby Awards 2010 Comedy Lead Actress Cougar Town Won
2011 Comedy Lead Actress Cougar Town Nominated
Golden Globe Awards 2010 Best Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical Cougar Town Nominated
Golden Raspberry Awards 2002 Worst Supporting Actress 3000 Miles to Graceland Nominated
2002 Worst Screen Couple 3000 Miles to Graceland Nominated
Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards 1997 Favorite Television Actress Friends Nominated
2000 Favorite Television Friends Friends Nominated
Online Film & Television Association Awards 1997 Best Ensemble in a Series Friends Nominated
1997 Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series Friends Won
1998 Best Ensemble in a Series Friends Nominated
1998 Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series Friends Nominated
1999 Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series Friends Nominated
2000 Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series Friends Nominated
2001 Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series Friends Nominated
People’s Choice Awards 1995 Favorite Performer in a New Television Program Friends Won
2011 Favorite Television Comedy Actress Cougar Town Nominated
2012 Favorite Television Comedy Actress Cougar Town Nominated
2014 Favorite Cable Television Actress Cougar Town Nominated
2015 Favorite Cable Television Actress Cougar Town Nominated
Saturn Awards 1998 Best Supporting Actress Scream 2 Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Awards 1996 Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Friends Won
1999 Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Friends Nominated
2000 Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Friends Nominated
2001 Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Friends Nominated
2002 Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Friends Nominated
2003 Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Friends Nominated
2004 Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Friends Nominated
Teen Choice Awards 2000 Choice Movie – Chemistry Scream 3 Won
2002 Choice TV Actress – Comedy Friends Nominated
2003 Choice TV Actress – Comedy Friends Nominated
2005 Choice Movie – Hissy Fit The Longest Yard Nominated
The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards 2001 Worst Supporting Actress 3000 Miles to Graceland Nominated
2001 Most Annoying Fake Accent – Female 3000 Miles to Graceland Nominated
2006 Worst Supporting Actress Zoom Nominated
The Streamy Awards 2010 Best Guest Star in a Web Series Web Therapy Nominated
TV Guide Awards 2000 Editor’s Choice Award Friends Won
TV Land Awards 2006 Most Wonderful Wedding Friends Nominated
2007 Break Up That Was So Bad It Was Good Family Ties Nominated
Women’s Image Network Awards 2010 Actress Comedy Series Cougar Town Nominated

Courteney Cox Favorites

  • Favorite Actor – Jack Nicholson
  • Favorite Actress – Meryl Streep
  • Favorite  People – Audrey Hepburn & Bridgette Bardot (Fashion Idols)
  • Favorite  Movies – Fargo (1996) & Now, Voyager(1942)
  • Favorite  Bands – Foo Fighters, Ben Harper
  • Favorite  Songs – Both sides of the Gun (Ben Harper, 2006), Monkey (Counting Crows, 1995) & Everlong (The Foo Fighters, 1995)

Courteney Cox Net worth

Courteney Cox has a estimated net worth of $120 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Courteney Cox

  • She spent her childhood days living in Mountain Brook, Alabama, a suburb of Birmingham.
  • Courteney received her first Golden Globe nomination for her role of Jules Cobb in the ABC / TBS sitcom series Cougar Town.
  • Courteney Cox Arquette owns a production company called Coquette Productions. It was created by herself with her ex-husband David Arquette.
  • CeCe has worked as a director for her TV Show Cougar Town and TV movie Talhotblond too.
  • In 1997, she appeared in Scream 2, the sequel to the horror slasher Scream. Like its prequel, the film was met with positive reviews and also became a huge success commercially.
  • In 2001, she appeared in the action adventure crime film 300 Miles to Graceland, which was directed by Demian Lichtenstein.
  • In June 2012, Cox directed and made a cameo appearance in a Lifetime television movie called Talhotblond, which premiered on the network on June 23, 2012.
  • In 2017, she was a guest judge for the talent show The Gong Show.
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