Jennifer Saunders
Jennifer Saunders
Celebrated Name: Jennifer Saunders
Real Name/Full Name: Jennifer Jane Saunders
Gender: Female
Age: 65 years old
Birth Date: July 6, 1958
Birth Place: Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England
Nationality: England
Height: 1.4 m
Weight: 55 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): Ade Edmondson (m.  1985)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Ella Edmondson, Beattie Edmondson, Freya Edmondson  )
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A/Yes (name)
Is Jennifer Saunders Lesbian?: No
Profession: Actress, comedian, screenwriter
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $25 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Jennifer Jane Saunders is an English screenwriter, actress and comedian. She became famous in the 80’s after she graduated from Central School of Speech and Drama and became a member of The Comic Strip with her partner Dawn French with whom they starred and co-wrote “French and Saunders” their eponymous sketch show.

It was such a success that they jointly received BAFTA Fellowship in the year 2009. She also became very popular in the 90’s with her sitcom “Absolutely fabulous” which she wrote and played the role of Adina Monsoon.

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Early Life & Biography

Jennifer Jane Saunders was born in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England on July 6, 1958. She is the daughter to her father Robert Thomas Saunders who was a pilot in the Royal Air Force and her mother Barbra Jane Saunders a biology teacher. She grew up together with her three brothers.

Sanders resulted to changing schools many times because of her father’s career. She started going to boarding school since she was five years. Then she went to an independent school in London called St. Paul’s Girls School in west London. One year after she had left school she worked in Italy as an au pair.

In 1977 she enrolled at the Central School of Speech and Drama to study a teaching course in London. It is in the same school that she met with her partner Dawn French.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 6 July 1958, Jennifer Saunders is 65 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024. Her height is 1.4 m tall, and weight is 55 kg.

Personal Life: husband, boyfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Jennifer Saunders With Husband Ade Edmondson
Jennifer Saunders With Husband Ade Edmondson

Saunders is married to Adrian Edmondson since May 11, 1985. Together they have three daughters namely Ella Edmondson, Beattie Edmondson, Freya Edmondson.


In the early 80’s Saunders and French came to the spotlight after they became members of “The Comic strip” which was an informal comedy collective, art of the alternative scene in the 80’s. Then they participated in the advert in “The Stage” which ad only male performers, but at this time was searching for female comedians to perform at The Comic Strip.

They were hired as soon as they walked in and have been members of the Comic Strip which also consists of members such as Rick Mayall, Peter Richardson, Robbie Coltrane and Adrian Edmondson.

As a group they have performed at the Boulevard Theatre and they gained a massive following with visiting members such as Jack Nicholson, Robin Williams and Dustin Hoffman all of whom joined in the performance at some time.

in 1992 the comedy group appeared in “Five Go Mad In Dorset” an episode of The Comic Strip Presents at the Channel 4 first night on air.

In 1985 Saunders co wrote and starred “Girls on Top” alongside Tracey Ullman, Ruby Wax and French. She also starred in a Comic Strip named “The Supergrass” a parody of 80’s police dramas. Saunders featured in “Strike” with her role being Meryl Streep in the 1984 miners’ strike. On “The Young Ones” she appeared twice as a guest.

Eventually French and Saunders pursued their separate careers but still maintaining the comedy sketch show. As a solo performer her biggest performance was “Absolutely Fabulous”.  This made her more famous and gained her more followers as a result.

Besides comedy Saunders has also featured in several films which include Muppet Treasure Island (1996), In the Bleak Midwinter (1995), Fanny & Elvis (1999). Additionally she made a cameo appearance in the 1997 Spice Girls and absolument Fabuleux in 2001.

She has also voiced animated films such as Shrek 2, Fairy Godmother and Holding Out for a Hero.

Awards & Achievements

Her role in Shrek 2 earned her the People’s Choice Award for the best movie Villain in the year 2005. Saunders and French jointly received BAFTA Fellowship in the year 2009.

Net Worth & Salary of Jennifer Saunders in 2024

Jennifer Saunders Net Worth
Jennifer Saunders Net Worth

Jennifer Jane Saunders had a very successful career in comedy. She has travelled all over the States performing and making a fortune in her worth. She has also has acted in several films as well as voicing animated films.

Some of the animated films such as Shrek 2 made $353 million in three weeks in the US. As of June 2024, she has an estimated net worth of $25 million and will continue to take an upturn as she progresses with her career.

In 2010 Saunders announced that she is a victim of breast cancer. Since then, she has gracefully fought the battle that she won.



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