Buxom redhead with rosy cheeks, Christina Hendricks is well-known for her role as Joan Holloway in the 60s period drama series Mad Men (2007-2015). She received six Primetime Emmy Awards nominations and two Screen Actors Guild Awards for this role and got the reputation of the sexiest woman in the world. Subsequently, she has appeared in films like Drive, Ginger & Rosa and has done voice work in Toy Story 4.
As of 2023, Christina Hendricks' net worth is estimated to be $10 million.
|Christina Renée Hendricks
|Source(s) of Fame
|Actress, Producer, Former Model
|Date of Birth
|May 3, 1975
|Place of Birth
|Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
|Divorced, Geoffrey Arend, Married 2009, Divorced 2019
Born in Knoxville, Tennessee on May 3, 1975, Hendricks has an American mother Jackie Sue Hendricks, an English father, Robert Hendricks, and an older brother. The family traveled frequently, first to Georgia, then to Portland, Oregon, and to Twin Falls, Idaho before settling in Fairfax, Virginia where Hendricks attended high school.
She was interested in acting as a child and found companionship in the theatre programs at her middle and high schools. She dyed her hair red when she was just 10 years old and took ballet classes throughout her teen years. She has described that she was bullied at Fairfax High School and had to drop out in her senior year.
Hendricks worked as a model from 1994 to 2006, appearing in commercials for Carl’s Jr. and Dr. Pepper. She also made an appearance in the music video “One Hit Wonder” and posed as a hand model for the poster of American Beauty. She was cast in the role of Joan Holloway in Mad Men in 2007 and received widespread recognition and critical acclaim.
She has starred in the film “Drive” opposite Ryan Gosling who directed Hendricks in the film “Lost River.” She has worked twice with the director Nicolas Winding Refn, first in Drive and then in The Neon Demon. She made a TV comeback with the anthology series “The Romanoffs” before being given the lead role in the NBC comedy-crime drama “Good Girls.” She also provides the voice for Gabby Gabby in Toy Story 4 and Officer Jaffe in Scoob!
Christina Hendricks got married to her boyfriend Geoffrey Arend in 2009 and remained married for ten years before calling it quits in 2019. The couple does not have any children together but is dedicated parents to two dogs.
Hendricks has been idolized for her hourglass figure and people have encouraged a departure from the current body standards toward those in line with Hendricks’ body type. Hendricks, however, has shied away from accepting the term “full-figured” and feels that women should be recognized for their talents instead of heavily debating about their body or beauty.
Hendricks tries to stay away from the public eye and is not on many social media platforms. She has an Instagram account with 1.1 million followers where she posts pictures of herself and the projects she’s currently involved with.
When Christina Hendricks is not busy hypnotizing us as Joan Holloway in Mad Men, she is busy making bank with a net worth of $10 million. Her work on television has earned her many accolades and created a lasting legacy. She has emerged as an icon for girls all over the world and promoted healthier body standards for women.