Born February 25, 1976, Rashida Jones is an American actress, writer, and producer. She is the daughter of actress Peggy Lipton and musician/record producer Quincy Jones and grew up in Los Angeles’ Bel-Air neighborhood. With a talented family, she was always surrounded by music and fame, so it was no surprise when she displayed musical ability from a young age and learned to play classical piano.
Rashida Jones attended Harvard University and was planning to become a lawyer but changed her mind after the O.J. Simpson Murder Trial. Therefore, she became involved in the performing arts and started pursuing a career there. Now, most known for her role as Ann Perkins on the NBC hit comedy series Parks and Recreation, she has made quite a name for herself. If you want to know more about her career and find out her net worth, keep reading!
How Did Rashida Jones Make Her Money?
Rashida Jones made her acting debut in 1997, with a miniseries called ‘The Last Don,’ which was based on the novel by Mario Puzo. Following this, she made appearances in several television shows and movies and guest-starred on ‘Freaks and Geeks’ before landing a reoccurring role in ‘Boston Public.’
After her success on that show, she started getting more and more opportunities to appear in big-budget movies and shows. She was featured in movies like ‘Full Frontal’ (2002), ‘Now You Know’ (2002), and ‘Little Black Book’ (2004). Her TV show appearances included ‘Death of a Dynasty,’ ‘Stella,’ and ‘NY-LON.’
In 2006, Rashida Jones got her big break when she was cast as Karen Filippelli on ‘The Office.’ And in 2009, she got another significant role in Parks and Recreation as Ann Perkins, where she was a regular for almost six seasons. In between this, she had kept on acting and had co-starred in a short-lived TV show called ‘Unhitched.’ She was also a love-interest in Foo-Fighter’s music video for “Long Run to Ruin.”
You can also find Rashida Jones in movies like ‘I Love You, Man’ (2009), ‘Friends With Benefits’ (2011), ‘The Muppets’ (2011), along with ‘Celeste and Jesse Forever’ (2012), a movie she also co-wrote. She has starred in online series like ‘Web Therapy,’ ‘Wainy Days,’ and ‘The Awesomeness’ as well. In 2014, she got the lead role of Angie Tribeca on the comedy TV show ‘Angie Tribeca.’ And In 2020, we see Rashida co-starring in the Netflix original series titled ‘BlackAF.’
Rashida also earns her living as a writer. She has written a comic book series by the name of “Frenemy of the State,” which was first released in October of 2009 and has worked on the script for the ‘Toy Story 4‘ movie. She is also credited as a co-writer for an episode of ‘Black Mirror.’
Along with all this, she has provided backing vocals for several tracks on two different albums by Marron 5 and was a guest vocalist on Tupac Shakur’s tribute album that released in 2000. In May 2015, Rashida released a song titled “Wanted to Be Loved” alongside Daniel Ahearn, which is used in the documentary titled ‘Hot Girls Wanted,’ which she produced.
Rashida Jones Net Worth
By being an actress, writer, producer, and singer in the professional career that has spanned for over two decades, Rashida Jones has earned an estimated net worth of $30 million as of 2020.
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