How Much Is Jennifer Saunders' Net Worth? Know Her Career & Movies

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How Much Is Jennifer Saunders' Net Worth? Know Her Career & Movies

The English actress and comedian Jennifer Saunders has made a huge name in the world of the camera. Her journey began from joining The Comic Strip-comedy clubafter college and advanced to working in TV series like Girls on Top (2003-2005) and French and Saunders (2001-2017).

Furthermore, she is also a screenwriter for the series Girls on Top, French and Saunders, Jam & Jerusalem (2007-2010), and Absolutely Fabulous (2000-2019). 

Jennifer Saunders’ & Her Married Life

Jennifer met Adrian Edmonson at a comedy strip club. The two knew each other for five years when they started dating. Then, the relationship progressed steadily.

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Interestingly, Jennifer liked horses, so one day, the duo went horseback riding. Later that evening, Adrian proposed at the dinner and on 11 May 1895, the lovebirds tied the knot. 

Jennifer Saunders with husband Adrian Edmondson at The Boy Friend press night in December 2019 (Photo: dailymail.co.uk)

This was Jennifer’s first marriage whereas Adrian was married to Anna from 1976 until their divorce in 1979.

Together, the pair have three children named Ella Edmondson, Beattie Edmonson (born on 19 June 1987), and Freya Edmonson (born on 16 October 1990). Furthermore, the comedian couple has four grandchildren.

Career & Net Worth

Jennifer 's The Comic Strip became so successful that it transferred into TV screens where she starred alongside her friends in The Comic Strip Presents… (1982). The comedic actress then appeared in a few episodes of The Young Ones in 1982, Girls on Top and Happy Families in 1985.

Further, she also worked on blockbuster movies such as Shrek 2 (2005) and Minions (2015).

Then, she co-wrote the show, French and Saunders in 1987 with her comedy partner Dawn French. 

As the show became successful, the BBC asked Jennifer to create something, which in turn became the start of the show called Absolutely Fabulous in 1992.

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With such success, she, in 2019, took on her major drama role in a new TV show for Netflix called The Stranger, which is based on Harlan Coben’s book of the same name. As of 2019, the show falls under the ‘coming soon’ section on Netflix as its actual release date is not revealed yet.

By achieving so much in her career, she has collected a total net worth of $20 million.

Interesting Facts

  • Jennifer Saunders was born on 6 July 1958 to parents Jane and Robert Thomas Saunders.

  • She attended the Central School of Speech and Drama where she met her comedy career partner named Dawn French.

  • The French and Saunders actress/writer was diagnosed with cancer in October 2009 and got cured of it in 2010.

  • Jennifer thinks the humor of the show Absolutely Fabulous would not be such loved today as politics made the world grim making it hard to parody.

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