Rashida Jones Net Worth, Early Life, Acting, Screenwriting, Music, Philanthropy, Personal Life and Relationship

Published Date   31st Jul. 2017, 03:30 am
Rashida Jones Net Worth, Early Life, Acting, Screenwriting, Music, Philanthropy, Personal Life and Relationship
Quick Info
Birth Name: Rashida Leah Jones
Date of Birth: 25/02/1976
Age: 48 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $10 million

Best known as Ann Perkins in Parks and Recreation, Rashida Jones net worth increased as she got established as an actress, comic book author, producer, singer and screenwriter.


Popular as Ann Perkins on Parks and Recreation, Rashida Jones net worth accelerated as she was nominated as Outstanding Supporting Actress in Comedy Series Awards. She has starred on The Office and Fox’s Boston Public for a brief period of time. Additionally, Jones appeared in small role on TV shows Freaks & Geeks. Her movies include I Love You, Man, The Social Network and The Muppets. Jones has recently appeared in series Angie Tribeca and co-written screenplay for Toy Story 4.

Birth and Early Life

Rashida Jones was born on February 25, 1976 in Los Angeles, California to musician Quincy Jones and actress Peggy Jones. Quincy is African-American while Peggy is Ashkenazi Jewish. She is an American and has English and Welsh ancestry. Jones grew up with her elder sister Kidada Jones, an actress and model. She also has 5 half-sisters from her father’s other relationships.

Jones went to Hebrew School but she left it at the age of ten. However, she grew up a nerd who would read books under blanket with flashlight. She also had the potentiality to play classical piano from the early age. The extraordinarily talented school girl got highest vote for “Most Likely To Succeed” from her classmates when she was in The Buckley School. Rashida Jones net worth rose with this vote and also because she made the National Honor Society. When in Buckley, Jones was involved in theatre class. Later, she went to the same school where Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie and Kim Kardashian went.

When Jones was 14 years old, her parents divorced. Kidada remained with her father while Rashida moved to Brentwood with her mother. After high school, Jones attended Harvard University where she involved in many clubs. Previously Jones wanted to become a lawyer; however, she changed her mind and involved in the performing arts. During that time, she served as music director and acted in several plays including For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf. In her university, she also studied religion and philosophy before she graduated in 1997.

Acting Career Highlights

The aspiring actress made her professional debut with 1997 miniseries The Last Don. The she had a series of appearances starting from Myth America East of A and If These Walls Could Talk 2. In 2000, she guest starred on Freaks & Geeks then she got a role in Boston Public. She won NAACP Image Award nomination for her appearances in 26 episodes of Boston Public.

Soon, she gained prominence through supporting role in series due to which she got a chance to star in Now You Know and short film Roadside Assistance.

Apart from appearing in several series and movies, she has voiced characters in show Robot Chicken. During 2009, she co-starred in DreamWorks comedy I Love You, Man.  Jones got a role in mokumentary sitcom Parks and Recreation where she played Ann Perkins throughout sixth season of the show.

Rashida Jones net worth rose as she landed a role in 2010 film Crop Out and The Social Network, where she played Marilyn Delpy. Her notable appearances are in successful movies Friends with Benefits, The Big Year, The Muppets and Out Idiot Brother.

In 2012, Jones co-wrote and starred film Celeste and Jesse Forever. In addition, she has voiced in The Simpsons season 24, episode 11. Jones numerous appearance also include Angie Tribeca on 2016 comedy series Angie Tribeca. Beside all the roles as characters,

Rashida Jones net worth rose as she turned into a producer. She produced documentary Hot Girls Wanted in 2015 which premieres at Sundance Film Festival.

Screenwriter and Editor

Jones is the creator of comedy series book Frenemy of the State. She wrote screenplay for Celeste and Jesse Forever in 2009 and co-wrote script with McCormack. The other screenplays Jones has co-written are an episode of TV series Black Mirror in 2016 with Michael Schur and Toy Story 4 with McCorman. Rashida Jones net worth increased as she worked as editor for Teen Vogue magazine and wrote chapter 36 of her father’s biography Q: The Autobiography of Quincy Jones in 2001.

Music and Music Videos

The classical pianist from young age, Rashida Jones is famous for her singing and songwriting skills too. She has provided back vocals for Maroon 5. Her debut record is Songs About Jane while she is the guest vocalist on Tupac Shakur album The Rose That Grew from Concrete.  Jones has also sung The Baxter The Ten and Reno 911!: Miami soundtracks in addition to singing in some episodes of Boston Public.

Moreover, Rashida Jones net worth and prominence rose as she appeared with her sister Kidada in music video of Aaliya’s “More Than A Woman”. Similarly, she appeared in “Be Gentle with Me” and “Long Road to Run”. Besides, she is the director of music video for Sara Bareilles’ “Brave” which marks her debut music video direction.

Personal Life and Relationship

Music producer Mark Ronson proposed Jones in her 27th birthday in a creative crossword puzzle. Jones and Ronson engaged in February 2003; however, they ended their relationship after a year. Raised as a Jewish, Rashida Jones and her mother later began practicing Hinduism in her early teens. As a part of it, she and her mother visited an ashram in India.


Rashida Jones net worth rose from her career, but she lives for more than success and wealth. She made an effort to promote a nonprofit named Peace First with the motive to teach children resolve conflict through peaceful methods. Since 2004, Jones has been the board member of the organization. Additionally, Jones has participated in Stand Up to Cancer events, ONE: The Campaign to Make Poverty History and EDUN. Similarly, she also participated in The Art of Elysium’s volunteer program that aims to run artistic workshops for children who are hospitalized.

Her notable position includes being honorary chair of the annual Housing Works in 2007. She has also put her efforts in fundraising for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and New York Lower Eastside Girls Club.

Rashida Jones net worth

The multitalented woman who is known as actress/screenwriter/producer/director has grossed huge sum through with her brilliance in every sector. Rashida Jones net worth rose to $10 million due to her perseverance and excellence in her career from the early days.

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