A cast member and writer on Saturday Night Live, Annette Jones, a.k.a. Leslie Jones is an American born actress and comedian. As of 2018, she has an estimated net worth of $5 million earning thousands of dollars on a weekly basis from SNL.
Born on 7th September 1967, the 50-year-old as an actress has also appeared in films like Ghostbusters, Trainwreck, Repos and many others alongside Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wiig, Amy Schumer, LeBron James, etc.
Here we are going to talk about her net worth, career, and awards.
As of 2018, Leslie Jones has an estimated net worth of $5 million. But there are still some confusions when it comes to her net worth as other sources estimate her net worth to be between $1 million to $2 million.
All this confusion is all thanks to her confidentiality about her finances. However, according to Parade, cast members of SNL make $24,000 for each show.
Likewise, other sources also claim that as of now, SNL cast which also serves as a writer and make $12,500 on a weekly basis. This means that just through SNL, Jones makes almost $50,000 a month and $600,000 annually.
Other than her net worth and the above-mentioned information, other details like her cars, houses, and assets are not available.
Leslie Jones started her career out as a stand-up comedian in 1987 during her college years after winning a comedy contest in the campus. She then started performing regularly in clubs and also worked at UPS and Roscoe's House of Chicken Waffles at the same time.
While she had her own ups and downs in her career, she gained prominence after she became a part of It's Pimpin' Pimpin' tour alongside Katt Williams in 2008.
However, beforehand, she has already made her debut as an actress through an uncredited role in the movie For Love of the Game. She has also appeared in many other films and TV shows like Repos, Trainwreck, Top Five, Ghostbusters, etc.
Watch Jones on the trailer for Ghostbusters.
Likewise, she gained a worldwide recognition after she became a part of Saturday Night Live in 2013. She gained massive fame and recognition and had even been nominated for an Emmy Award, under the category, Outstanding Supporting Actress in Comedy Series.
Watch Jones on SNL.
As of 2018, she appeared as Cindy in an episode of Kevin (Probably) Saves the World. She is also all set to voice a character in The Angry Birds Movie 2 which will release in 2019.
Meanwhile, she is highly involved with SNL and does not make frequent appearances on shows and films.
Moving along to her awards, she was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Award in 2017 and 2018 under the category Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. In 2015, she was also nominated for Writers Guild of America Award under the category Outstanding Writing in a Comedy/Variety Series.
Watch Jones talk about her Emmy nomination.
She has been nominated for three awards but has not won any to date but she still has a long way to go, and she is bound to win one very soon.