Who is Jennifer Coolidge?
Jennifer Coolidge is an American actress and comedian. She is best known for her roles in comedic films and television shows.
Coolidge is known for her three most popular roles:
a. Jeanine “Stifler’s Mom” Stifler in the “American Pie film” series
b. Paulette Bonafonté Parcelle in the “Legally Blonde” film series and
c. Sophie Kachinsky in the CBS sitcom “2 Broke Girls”.
Coolidge received two Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards for her role in the HBO anthology series “White Lotus” at the just concluded 29th Screen Actors Guild Awards which took place on February 27, 2023.
Jennifer Coolidge’s full name is Jennifer Audrey Coolidge. She was born in Boston, Massachusetts, United States on August 28, 1961. She is 61 years old as of February 2023.
Jennifer Coolidge’s parents
Jennifer Coolidge was raised in Norwell, Massachusetts, United States by Paul Constant Coolidge (father) and Gretchen Coolidge (mother). According to reports, her parents contributed to her success by encouraging her to stay away from drugs and sending her to a rehab centre.
About Jennifer Coolidge’s father- Paul Constant Coolidge
Paul Constant Coolidge is the father of Jennifer Coolidge. He was the founder of two companies which was involved in the manufacture and sales of synthetic resins for marine and electronic uses. Paul Coolidge attended a Kent private school in Kent, Connecticut, United States and then Harvard University, Massachusetts in 1942.
Paul served in the navy for over four years as a deck officer in the Pacific theatre. He got married to Gretchen Coolidge (Jennifer Coolidge’s mother) and they have four children together. Sadly, Paul passed away at the age of 94 and the year of his death is unknown.
About Jennifer Coolidge’s mother- Gretchen Coolidge
Gretchen Coolidge (nèe Knauff) was a housewife popularly known as the mother of Jennifer Coolidge. She got married to Paul Constant Coolidge (Jennifer Coolidge’s father) and they have four children together. There is no detailed information about her.
Jennifer Coolidge’s siblings
Jennifer Coolidge was raised alongside her three siblings. Her siblings include Susannah, Elizabeth and Andrew Coolidge.
About Jennifer Coolidge’s siblings
a. Susannah Coolidge
Susannah Coolidge is the sister of Jennifer Coolidge. According to reports, she is the executive director of the New Orleans Citizen Diplomacy council. There is no detailed information about her.
b. Elizabeth Coolidge
Elizabeth Coolidge is another known sister of Jennifer Coolidge. There is no detailed information about her.
c. Andrew Coolidge
Andrew Coolidge is Jennifer Coolidge’s brother. There is no detailed information about him.
Jennifer Coolidge’s marriage and wedding
As of the time of publishing this article (February 2023), Jennifer Coolidge has never announced she is engaged or married. The actress has never addressed or confirmed rumours that she has a husband.
There have been rumours that the actress married her longtime boyfriend Tom Mahoney and the couple welcomed two children together but this has not been confirmed.
In an interview with Page Six in January 2023. Jennifer Coolidge stated:
I live a secluded life in New Orleans and I only know the people I meet on the job and my friends from the Groundlings. I have never found anyone quite right for myself. I haven’t found the love of my life.
Jennifer Coolidge’s past boyfriends
Although the “American Pie” actress tends to keep her private life out of the spotlight, she has been romantically linked to a number of famous men.
- Jennifer Coolidge was rumoured to have been married to Tom Mahoney.
- Jennifer Coolidge was speculated to be in a relationship with Chris Kattan in the early 2000s.
- Jennifer Coolidge was speculated to be in a relationship with actor Banks McClintock at one time.
- Jennifer Coolidge was also linked to American actor Bruce Thomas at one time but there has not been enough evidence they were romantically involved.
About Jennifer Coolidge’s rumoured marriage to Tom Mahoney
Tom Mahoney is an American actor and stockbroker best known for his roles in The House of God (1984) and The Sister-in-Law (1974). He is also known as the husband of popular American actress Marcia Cross.
Years back, rumours were circulating the internet that the actress married her long-term boyfriend Tom Mahoney and even had kids for him. However, this was never confirmed. In an interview with Vulture Magazine in 2021, the actress revealed that she was single and that men are intimidated by her success.
I don’t want this to be the end of my life and my romance and all that. Sometimes, I feel like you got this good little thing going once in a while with someone. The thing dissolves pretty quickly.
About Jennifer Coolidge’s relationship with Chris Kattan
Chris Kattan is an American actor and comedian. He was born on October 19, 1979, in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States. He is 52 years old as of February 2023.
According to reports, rumours of the pair’s relationship started circulating in the early 2000s. In 2019, Chris Kattan admitted to falling for Jennifer Coolidge in his memoir “Baby Don’t Hurt Me”. But the actor did not give details of their relationship. However, according to online reports, it seemed like their relationship hit a rough patch towards the end.
About Jennifer Coolidge’s relationship with Banks McClintock
Banks McClintock is an American movie actor. He is best known for his roles in “Not Another Teen Movie” (2001) and Cherish (2002).
It was rumoured that after Jennifer Coolidge ended her relationship with Chris Kattan, she started dating Banks McClintock who was reported to be eight years younger than her. Sadly, there are scarce details about the alleged relationship.
Jennifer Coolidge’s kids
As of the time of publishing this article (February 2023), Jennifer Coolidge does not have any children. In an interview with BuzzFeed in 2023, the actress discussed her fertility problems, confirming that she is barren.
I don’t have any children. I was barren.
However, Jennifer Coolidge is currently the proud mother of her Dog, Chewbacca or“Chewy” for short. The actress explained that Chewy was rescued from a meat factory in Korea and was adopted through the animal rescue mission.