Allison Janney Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Allison Janney

Biography / Wiki

An American actress Allison Brooks is well-known for portraying the role of a mother in various TV programs as well as films. She rose to prominence from her appearance in ‘The West Wing’ which is an American political drama television series made by Aaron Sorkin.

The show was a success as it won three Golden Globe Awards and 26 Emmy Awards. Her role as a mother Plunket in the American TV series ‘Mom’ was also highly appreciated as it depicts the emotional story of a single mother dealing with various problems in her life.

Throughout her career, she is being honored with various prestigious awards like the Critics’ Choice Television Award, Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, BAFTA Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and many more to count.

Height / Weight / Age

Allison Janney weighs 65 kg and 143 lbs in pounds. She is a multi-talented actress who has a height of 183 cm or in feet inches 6’1” tall. She has silky and short blonde color hair and sparkling wide blue color eyes.

She has a banana body type with figure measurement is 35 inches breast, 24 inches waist, and 36 inches hips approximately. She will turn 63 years old. Her bra size is 34B whereas her dress size is 4 and her shoe size is 10 (US). She has a long face with a distinct high forehead.

Net Worth

According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Allison Janney is $14 million USD approximately. She owns a house in the hills above Studio City Calif worth $3.25 million USD.

Education / Family

Allison Janney was born Allison Brooks Janney on November 19, 1959. She is the daughter of Jevis Spencer Janney who worked as a real estate developer and Macy Brooks as a homemaker. She grew up with her brothers Jay Janney and Hal Janney in Boston, USA. She attended The Miami Valley School in Dayton and also Hotchkiss School for elementary education.

Later, she went to Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio for further studies. She had developed a passion for acting after meeting the renowned actor Paul Newman who encouraged Allison to pursue acting as a career. Hence, she was enrolled in the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in New York City to take acting lessons.


Allison Brooks Janney

Nickname Allison
Birth Place Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Date Of Birth November 19, 1959
Age 63 Years
Height In centimeters – 183 cm

In feet inches – 6’1”

Weight In kilograms – 65 kg

In pounds – 143 lbs

Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Profession Actress
Zodiac sign Scorpio
School The Miami Valley School
College Kenyon College
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home Town Boston, USA
Debut Film – Big Night (1996)
Fathers Name Jervis Spencer Janney Jr
Mothers Name Macy Brooks Putnam


Allison Janney with her parents
Allison Janney with her parents

Brothers Hal Janney


Allison Janney with her brother Hal
Allison Janney with her brother Hal

Jay Janney

Sister None

Career / Fashion And Style

In 1991, Allison Janney made her acting debut on television with a role in the short-lived comedy ‘Morton & Hayes.’ In 1989, she appeared in a film with a minor role ‘Who Shot Patakango?’ which is about a small group of high school teens and events related to their lives.

She received a major breakthrough from an award-winning American political drama TV series ‘The West Wing’ which was about a fictitious president Josiah Bartlet and his administration.

Her performance in ‘The Hours’, a British-American 2002 drama film received huge appreciation from the audience as well as critics. As a voice artist, she has worked in the famous animated adventure movie ‘Finding Nemo’ (2003) and its sequel ‘Finding Dory’ (2016). She has voiced the character of starfish Peach in both.

She has played an important role in the American TV series ‘Mr. Sunshine’. In 2011, she was featured in the film “The Help” which was based upon a novel with the same name. The movie was a blockbuster as it earned $216 million across the world.

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More

Allison Janney is still unmarried but has various romantic links. In 1982, she dated Dennis Gagomiros but their relationship did not last long. In 2004, she was engaged to Richard Jenik but eventually got separated in 2006. Currently, she is dating Philip Joncas who is an IATSE production coordinator. There is an age difference of 20 years between them.

Boyfriends Philip Joncas


Allison Janney with her boyfriend Philip
Allison Janney with her boyfriend Philip

Dennis Gagomiros

Allison Janney with her ex-boyfriend Dennis
Allison Janney with her ex-boyfriend Dennis

Richard Jenik

Allison Janney with her ex-boyfriend Richard
Allison Janney with her ex-boyfriend Richard

Marital Status Unmarried
Husband None
Children None

Favorite Things

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Favorite Food Fish
Favorite Color(s) Hazel

Allison Janney

Some Interesting Facts About Allison Janney

  • Allison Janney is a supporter of the Democratic Party and has endorsed Hillary Clinton during the 2016 Presidential Election.
  • She loves rap songs and is a huge fan of singer Davy Jones of The Monkees fame.
  • She has endorsed various brands such as Jimmy Choo, Ford Cars, Kaiser Permanente, Tony Ward Couture, CBS Cares, and many more.
  • She is inspired by the women’s right activists Susan B. Anthony.
  • During her school days, she played ice and field hockey and aspired to become an Olympic Skater.
  • Her father was also a jazz musician.
  • Prior to becoming an actress, she worked as a photographer at National Geographic.
  • She earned $70,000 per episode from “The West Wing”.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @allisonbjanney
  2. Twitter@AllisonBJanney
  3. Facebook @AllisonJanney
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