Courtney Cox

Courtney Cox Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | April 1, 2024

Date of Birth

15 / June / 1964


60 Years


Actor Producer Director

Courtney Cox’s real name is Courteney Bass Cox, widely recognized by her nickname CeCe, is a versatile figure in the entertainment industry, excelling as an actor, producer, and director.

Courtney Cox Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Affairs, & More

Her iconic portrayals include Monica Geller in the beloved sitcom FRIENDS, Gale Weathers in the horror film franchise Scream, and Jules Cobb in the television series Cougar Town. Born on June 15, 1964, Cox has left an indelible mark on both the small and big screens, captivating audiences with her talent and versatility over the years.

Early Life

Courtney Cox was born on June 15, 1964, in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. She attended Mountain Brook High School before pursuing further education at Mount Vernon College. Initially studying architecture, Cox redirected her focus towards modeling and acting, ultimately launching her career in the entertainment industry. Her early years laid the foundation for a successful journey in film and television.


Courteney Cox’s hometown is Birmingham, Alabama, where she attended Mountain Brook High School. She later pursued higher education at Mount Vernon College. However, she left her course in Architecture to pursue a career in modeling and acting, marking the beginning of her journey in the entertainment industry.


Courteney Cox was born on June 15, 1964, in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. She was 60 years old. Born under the zodiac sign of Gemini, Cox holds American nationality.

Physical Stats

Courteney Cox stands at a height of 175 cm (1.75 m) or 5 feet 9 inches. She weighs approximately 63 kg (139 lbs) and maintains a body measurement of 35-24-34. With captivating blue eyes and brown hair, Cox possesses an undeniable allure that adds to her on-screen charisma.

Husband and Daughter

Courteney Cox’s husband is David Arquette, and together they have a daughter named Coco Riley Arquette.


Courteney Cox has been romantically linked with several notable figures, including Ian Copeland from 1984 to 1987, Paul Brown from 1987 to 1989, and Michael Keaton from 1989 to 1995. Her relationships also include Kevin Costner in 1995, Liev Schreiber in 1996, and Adam Duritz in 1997. Additionally, she was married to David Arquette from 1997 to 2010 and had relationships with Josh Hopkins in 2011, Brian Van Holt from 2012 to 2013, and Johnny McDaid from 2013 to 2015.


Courteney Cox was born to Richard Lewis Cox, a businessman, and Courtney Bass. She has two sisters, Virginia and Dottie, and a brother named Richard Jr. She identifies with the Episcopalian faith.

Courtney Cox with her Husband David Arquette

Courtney Cox with her Husband David Arquette

Courtney Cox with her Daughter Coco Riley Arquette

Courtney Cox with her Daughter Coco Riley Arquette

Courtney Cox with her Boyfriend Michael Keaton

Courtney Cox with her Boyfriend Michael Keaton


Courtney Cox’s career is distinguished by her versatility as an actor, producer, and director. She gained widespread recognition for her iconic portrayal of Monica Geller in the acclaimed sitcom FRIENDS, a role that solidified her place in television history.

Cox further showcased her talent with roles such as Gale Weathers in the horror franchise Scream and Jules Cobb in the comedy series Cougar Town. Alongside her acting endeavors, she has ventured into producing and directing, demonstrating her multifaceted skills in the entertainment industry. Cox’s impactful contributions have earned her a lasting legacy in Hollywood.



Year Role Title
1987 Tarah Down Twisted
Julie Winston Masters of the Universe
1988 Sara Cocoon: The Return
1991 Lisa Roberts Blue Desert
1992 Carrie Davenport The Opposite Sex and How to Live with Them
1994 Melissa Robinson Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
1996 Gale Weathers Scream
2011 Gale Weathers-Riley Scream 4
2012 Celebrity Got Rights?
2014 Just Before I Go
2016 Beth Mothers and Daughters
2020 Herself You Cannot Kill David Arquette
2022 Gale Weathers Scream
2023 Gale Weathers Scream VI


Year Role Title
1985–1986 Gloria Dinallo Misfits of Science
1985 Flight Attendant / Amy Code Name: Foxfire
1984 Bunny As the World Turns
1986 Carol The Love Boat
Lucy Apple Sylvan in Paradise
Carol Bannister Murder, She Wrote
1987 Hana Wyskocki If It’s Tuesday, It Still Must Be Belgium
Nora Bundy I’ll Be Home for Christmas
1987–1989 Lauren Miller Family Ties
1989 Jacquie Kimberly Roxanne: The Prize Pulitzer
Marie-Frederique ‘Freddy’ de Lancel Till We Meet Again
1990 Gwen Curiosity Kills
1991 Princess Lucy Morton & Hayes
1992 Katherine Battling for Baby
Alisha Dream On

Music Videos

Year Role Title
1984 Young Woman “Dancing in the Dark”
1994 Melissa Robinson “Ace Is In The House”
1995 Monica Geller “I’ll Be There for You”
Woman “Good Intentions”
2021 Herself “Courteney Cox”
2021 Director “Right On Time”
2014 Herself “Imagine” (UNICEF: World version)[98]
1996 Woman “A Long December”

Awards and Honors


  • 2023: Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • 2010: Honored with the Lucy Award by the Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards.
  • 2010: Honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Women’s Image Network.
  • 1995: Honored as the Female Discovery of the Year by the Golden Apple Awards.

Net Worth

Courteney Cox’s net worth is estimated to be around $120 million.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Courtney Cox

  • Cox was auditioned for the role of Rachel Green but was selected for the role of Monica Geller.
  • Courtney Cox was a cheerleader, an avid tennis player, and a swimmer in her school.
  • She appeared in Bruce Springsteen’s music video “Dancing in the Dark” in 1984. She played the young woman Bruce Springsteen pulled onto the stage to dance with.
  • She also owns a production company that she co-founded with her then-husband David Arquette.
  • Courtney Cox was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her role as Jules Cobb in the TV show Cougar Town.
  • She shares a Screen Guild Award with the rest of the FRIENDS cast for Outstanding Ensemble Performance in a Comedy series in 1996. They received it for six consecutive years. One each aye!
  • Cox was raised in an exclusive society in Mountain Brook, Alabama by an archetypal father. She became a rebellious teen and did not make it easy for her mother and stepfather.
  • Her parents divorced in 1974, and her mother married Ian Copeland’s businessman uncle.
  • Courtney is funding and raising awareness for the skin disease epidermolysis bullosa. She has designed an eyeshadow, named after her daughter Coco for Cargo Cosmetics. All profits are used for R&D to cure the disease.
  • She appeared in a TV commercial for Tampax and was the first person to use the word “period” on TV.
  • Courtney Cox is the youngest in the Cox family.
  • Cox has changed four houses that she fixed and redecorated herself.
  • She quit smoking the night just before the day David proposed to her.

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Body Measurements 35-24-34
Birth Place Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Children Daughter: Coco Riley Arquette
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Height In CM 175 CM
Height In Meter 1.75 M
Nationality American
Parents Father: Richard Lewis Cox, Mother: Courtney Bass
Profession Actor Producer Director
Siblings Sisters: Virginia and Dottie, Brother: Richard Jr.
Spous David Arquette
Weight 63 kg
Zodiac Sign Gemini


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