8 Things You Didn’t Know About Jennifer Coolidge

Jennifer Coolidge has become one of Hollywood’s most-known faces. But there’s still so much you don’t know about her. She also appears frequently in Christopher Guest’s mockumentary films.


Jennifer Coolidge has become one of Hollywood’s most-known faces. Still, there’s a lot you don’t know about her, which we’ll go over below.

Jennifer Coolidge
Jennifer Coolidge

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Jennifer Coolidge

1. An Educated And Trained Actress

Coolidge started her college career at Emerson College in Boston. When she finished in Boston, she moved to New York City to pursue her acting career at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. [1]

2. Had Also Interest In Music

She was not only interested in acting as she grew up. Jennifer had some musical abilities as well. She had the ability to play the clarinet. And she was so good that she got to go to orchestra camp for three summers. [2]

3. Dreamed Of Becoming A Dramatic Actress

Her ambition was to become an actor, and she succeeded. Her greater ambition, though, was to become a theatrical actor. Meryl Streep was and probably still is her biggest hero, and she aspired to be like her in every way. [3]

4. Several Scenes Of Her Film Were Shot In Her Home

Several sequences from the film “The Beguiled” were shot inside the actress’ home when it was being shot in 2017. She allowed producers and the film crew to shoot in her New Orleans home, and many of the scenes were later utilized in the film.

The Beguiled House
The Beguiled House

5. Calls Herself A Barren

She is not a mother, as she has previously stated. While no one should feel it is their business to know why someone has or does not have children, some do. It’s an extremely intrusive and intimate inquiry, and she’s replied truthfully. She describes herself as barren, and that’s all there is to it. [4]

6. Took A Room In A Nursing Home At The Start Of Her Career

She moved to Los Angeles to work when she was 21 years old. She didn’t have a place to reside, so she rented a room in a nursing home. They booked the place with another actor and shared it for a while. [5]

7. One Of Her Houses Is Haunted

Coolidge purchased a mansion built in 1867 shortly before Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans in 2005. It’s said to be haunted. [6]

8. Cast In Ariana Grande’s Music Video

Coolidge first became aware of Ariana Grande’s fandom after Grande performed a fairly accurate imitation of her on The Tonight Show. Coolidge responded by sending Grande a DM saying she loved the impression, which led to her reprising her role from Legally Blonde in the “Thank You Next” music video. [7]