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Rashida Jones

Rashida Leah Jones was born to Peggy Lipton, a Film Actor and Quincy Jones, a known Musician and Record Producer. The popular actress and model Kidada Jones is her elder sister.

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Her ambition initially was to become a lawyer but as the time passed on she lost her interest in becoming a lawyer. The major reason behind this was the misconception that she has in her mind regarding the O. J. Simpson murder case. She finally decided to become a musical director and started to perform arts on various platforms. Initially, she started her career as a Musical Director for a cappella group – Opportunes and then she started to compose songs for the Hasty Pudding Theatricals performance for their 149th annual function and from then she began to act in a various play. In her college also, she has acted in many play acts including the play “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf.”

Some of her popular work includes the appearance in the NBC’s comedy parks and recreation and on Fox channel’s popular show The Boson Public. She has also played on the show Karen Filipelli that airs on The Office. In 2009, she has acted in the movie I love You, Man. In 2011, she appeared in the film Our Idiot Brother and in 2011; she was telecasted in the movie The Muppets. She has also seen the film ‘Celeste and Jesse Forever’ in the year 2012 for which she has written screenplay too. The most recent appearance of her is in the comedy show telecasted on the TBS channel named as Angie Tribeca.

Rashid attended the Hebrew School but she discontinued from the school at the young age. Rashida plays classical piano from her childhood age. In one of the interviews with Entertainment Tonight, Rashida’s mother said that she inherited the talent of singing and writing songs from her father who is also a good singer.

Rashida then went to the Buckley School in Sherman Oaks at California, where she succeeded in making the National Honor Society for the students at Buckley School. She has participated in theater shows while at school. She took religion and philosophy as her major subjects in the college and finally got graduated from the college in the year 1997. Talking about ethnicity, we can say that Rashida’s mother and Father belonged to different religions and Rashida was brought up in a Judaism family as her mother was a Judaist. When she was just 14 years old, her parents got divorced and she started to stay with her mother after that whereas her sister began to stay with her father.

Jones has co-written a comic book named Frenemy of the state along with her husband. The book is about a socialite. The book will be published by Oni Press. Her net worth is around $10 million. She was initially engaged to a celebrity named Mark Ronson in the year 2003. Jones was linked with Josh Hartnett, John Krasinski.and also with Seth Meyers. She was also engaged to Tobey Maguire. Rashida is active on social networks like twitter and facebook.

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Last Modified : May 20 2016