Allison Brooks Janney is an American actress who was born on 19th of November in the year 1959. A character actress, Alison Janney is the recipient of numerous accolades, including an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, Seven Primetime Emmy Awards, and Seven Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Janney’s first role on television was in the short-lived black-and-white faux-1940s comedy Morton & Hayes; she appeared in two episodes of the 1991 CBS series as Eddie Hayes’ wife.
Allison Janney’s Net Worth is estimated at $14 Million
In 2013, Allison began starring in the CBS sitcom “Mom“. As of January 2019, Mom has aired 122 episodes, enough to qualify for syndication.
For the first few seasons, Alison and her co-star Anna Faris earned $125,000 per episode. Sometime in the third or fourth season, their salaries were bumped to $200,000 per episode. Her peak salary per episode of The West Wing was $70,000. Interestingly, Allison lost a home in Palm Springs to foreclosure in 2012. Alison and a partner paid $4 million for the house in 2006, it eventually sold at auction for $2.2 million.
Allison Janney’s Work History
Allison Janney has won a spectacular amount of awards to prove her worth in the Hollywood industry.
She is known to many from her role in the sitcom ‘Mom‘ but she has also been in several remarkable movies such as Private Parts (1997), Primary Colors (1998), 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999), American Beauty (1999), Nurse Betty (2000), The Hours (2002), Hairspray (2007), Juno (2007), The Help (2011), The Way, Way Back (2013), Tammy (2014), Spy (2015), Tallulah (2016), The Girl on the Train (2016), Bad Education (2019) and Bombshell (2019).
She voiced roles in Finding Nemo (2003), Over the Hedge (2006), Minions (2015), and The Addams Family (2019).
In 2017, for her portrayal of LaVona Golden in the black comedy film I, Tonya, Janney won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. But Alison Janney’s family has their artistic background which hasn’t been covered by the media much.
Allison Brooks Janney was born on November 19, 1959, in Boston, Massachusetts, and raised in Dayton, Ohio. She is the daughter of Macy Brooks Janney, a former actress, and Jervis Spencer Janney, Jr., a real estate developer, and jazz musician. Though their works are not famous yet in the public eye.
Allison Janney’s precious gift to her Assistant
Allison Janney became a part of the tv show Celebrity IOU, which presented her with the opportunity to give back to her assistant of 20 years. Home renovation experts, brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott, help Hollywood A-listers to surprise their dear ones with splendid and heart-warming home renovations in the show.
In the second episode of season 2, award-winning actress Allison Janney wanted her assistant of 20 years to have a renovation focused around her tiny shoebox kitchen layout and expand it to keep up with her love for cooking and entertaining.
Janney had been speaking to Ilana’s husband who helped get her out of the house for three and a half weeks.
According to the actress, her assistant hadn’t taken longer than a weekend off for the past 20 years. Janney had a good three weeks off and that’s what could convince Ilana to take a break but little did she know that she’d be coming back to a surprise renovation.