"Your job's a joke, you're broke, your love life's DOA!"… not so much for Courteney Cox who's net worth is approximately $75 million thanks primarily to the TV show Friends. Born June 15, 1964 in Alabama, Courteney Cox did not hit it big until moving to New York City and signing with Ford Modeling Agency. After dabbling in modeling, Cox attended acting classes and landed a role on one episode of "As the World Turns" in 1984. Her first big break, however, was being cast by Brian De Palma in the infamous Bruce Springsteen video "Dancing in The Dark." Soon after, she joined the cast of the highly successful sitcom, "Family Ties" in which she played Michael J. Fox's girlfriend.
In 1994, Cox's luck was at a high when she was cast in both Jim Carrey's hit, "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" and as Monica Geller on the comedy hit "Friends." Cox starred for ten years alongside Jennifer Aniston, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer and Matt La Blanc. It was this part that led to an American Comedy Award nomination. Cox was also a part of Wes Craven's highly successful trilogy, "Scream," in which she played neurotic report, Gale Weathers.
Cox married actor David Arquette in 1999 with whom she has one daughter with. She currently resides in California and stars on the ABC hit comedy, "Cougar Town," alongside Christa Miller and Busy Philips.