- Name: Leslie Jones
- Age: 49 years old
- Height: 6ft 0in (183 cm)
- Occupation: Comedian
- Net Worth: US $2 Million
- Status: Alive
Leslie Jones is an American stand-up comedian and actress. She’s a cast member on Saturday Night Live and co-star of the 2016 Ghostbusters film. Jones was born into a military family on September 7, 1967 in Memphis, Tennessee. The family moved regularly before settling down in Los Angeles, California. Jones attended high school in Lynwood, where she played basketball due to her height. She continued her basketball career at Chapman University followed by Colorado State University. She graduated with a degree in communications.
Jones began exploring stand-up comedy while attending college. She worked as a DJ on the school’s radio station and won the contest for funniest person on campus. Jones was encouraged by fellow comedian Dave Chappelle to pursue her love for comedy. As a result she moved to New York where she was featured on BET’s ComicView. Jones toured with comedian Katt Williams in 2010 as part of his It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin tour.
Jones auditioned for Saturday Night Live in December 2013 and was hired as a writer. She was added to the SNL cast in 2014. Her debut was on October 25 2014 alongside Jim Carrey. As an actress, Jones starred as “Patty Tolan” in the 2016 supernatural comedy film, Ghostbusters. Other film appearances include Lottery Ticket (2010) with Bow Wow, Top Five (2014) with Chris Rock, and Trainwreck (2015) with Amy Schumer. She’s scheduled to play the role of Detective in the 2016 heist comedy, Masterminds.
Comedian Leslie Jones is 6ft tall and has a net worth of $2 million. She was nominated for a Writers Guild of America Award in 2015 for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series.
Leslie Jones Age, Birthday, Married
- Birth Name: Leslie Jones
- Birthday: September 7, 1967
- How Old : Age: 49 years old
- Place of Birth: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Virgo
- How Tall : Height: 6ft 0in (183 cm)
- Occupation: Comedian, Actress
- Years Active: 1987-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $2 Million
- Death-O-Meter: Alive
- Official Site: justleslie.com