Allison Janney net worth: Allison Janney is an American actress with an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Allison Janney grew up in Dayton, Ohio, and graduated from Kenyon College. At the suggestion of one of her teachers, famed actor Paul Newman, she continued to pursue a career in performance after college. She attended both the Neighborhood Playhouse and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. She began her professional career appearing in small roles on television and film, in such productions as, "Who Shot Patakango", "Morton & Hayes", "Guiding Light", and "Law & Order". Throughout the 90s, she went back and forth between film and television roles, until she was cast in the role that would make her a household name, as C.J. Gregg on "The West Wing". She went on to win four Emmy Awards for her work on the show. Since the end of the "The West Wing" in 2006, she has focused on film work.