January Jones is an American actress and model who received critical acclaim for the portrayal of Betty Draper on the famous sitcom Mad Men. Between 2007 and 2015, she received two Golden Globes nominations for Best Actress and an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress. The actress is also well-known for playing Melissa Chartres in the Fox comedy TV series The Last Man on Earth and for her role as Carol Baker on Netflix’s Spinning Out. Outside of her work on television, January is also known for her appearances in movies like American Wedding, We Are Marshall, Unknown, Seeking Justice, and X-Men: First Class.
January Jones Biography
January Kristen Jones
January Jones was born on January 5, 1978, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States. She is currently 45 years old.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, U.S.
January is of Czech, Danish, English, Welsh, and German ancestry.
- Father – Marvin Roger Jones (Gym coach, fitness director)
- Mother – Karen Sue (née Cox) (Manager at sporting goods store)
- Siblings – Jacey Jones (Sister), Jina Jones (Sister)
She studied at Roosevelt High School in Sioux Falls.
January Jones Love Life
Jones was in a relationship with singer Josh Groban from 2003 to 2006. After that, she dated actor Liam Hemsworth in 2013 and then had a relationship with her Last Man on Earth co-star Will Forte in 2015. she also dated actor Ashton Kutcher in the past.
She has a son named Xander, whom she gave birth to in September 2011. She hasn’t revealed the identity of the father yet.
5 feet 6 inches or 168 cm
58 kg or 127 lbs
Although January Jones has starred in a wide range of movies and television series, she is probably best known for her work in the critically-acclaimed series Mad Men, starring Jon Hamm and Elisabeth Moss. She played Betty Draper, ex-wife of title character Don Draper (played by Jon Hamm), appearing in 67 episodes of the show between 2007 and 2015.
During her eight-year run on the show, January was nominated twice for Golden Globe Awards and earned one Emmy Award nomination.
Her most recent work was the Netflix series Spinning Out where she played Carol Baker, a troubled, bipolar single mother of two figure skaters.
January Jones Net Worth
Through her work as an actress, January has earned a huge fortune in her own right. As of 2023, January Jones has a net worth of about $10 million dollars. She has come a long way, starting her career as a teen model and then going on to establish herself as a versatile actress in the entertainment industry.
Over the years of her successful acting career, she has appeared in various projects, including the likes of American Wedding (2003), We Are Marshall (2006), The Boat That Rocked (2009), Unknown (2011), X-Men: First Class (2011) and Good Kill (2014).
January Jones Facts
She began her modeling career at the age of 18 and has modeled for brands like Abercrombie & Fitch, Versace, and Clearasil and Kérastase.
Jones has graced the covers of magazines such as Interview, Allure, Rolling Stone, The Hollywood Reporter, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Grazia, Maxim, and GQ.
She has got several tattoos all over her body. That includes tattoos of the words “bellatrix” and “belleza” on her forearm, a pink flower tattoo on her left forearm. and a tattoo reading “love you more” on her inner forearm.
Jones had her break in the movie It’s the Rage where she played the role of Janice Taylor.
In 2002, Jones was ranked No. 82 on the Maxim Hot 100 Women.
She was voted #16 Sexiest Woman in the world by the Spanish version of DT magazine.
She has her own jewelry line.