Jennifer Aniston or Lisa Kudrow: Who’s Richer?

Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow are best known for playing Rachel Green and Phoebe Buffay on Friends. Which actress is richer? Here’s what Showbiz Cheat Sheet knows.

Lisa Kudrow and Jennifer Aniston | Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage
Lisa Kudrow and Jennifer Aniston | Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage

Jennifer Aniston’s movies and TV shows

Jennifer Aniston made her first acting appearance in the 1988 movie Mac and Me. She played the role of a dancer in a McDonald’s. Aniston made her television acting debut in a 1990 episode of the series Molloy. She played the character Courtney Walker for seven episodes. After that, she starred in the movie Camp Cucamonga. Aniston’s next recurring television role was in the series Ferris Bueller, in which she played the title character’s sister, Jeannie, from 1990 to 1991.

Aniston got her big break when she began playing Rachel Green on Friends in 1994. She remained on the show until it ended in 2004. Aniston’s other acting roles include appearances in The Break-Up, He’s Just Not That into You, Horrible Bosses, and The Morning Show.

Lisa Kudrow’s movies and TV shows

Lisa Kudrow | Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic
Lisa Kudrow | Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic

Lisa Kudrow made her acting debut in the 1989 TV movie Married to the Mob. After that, she appeared in another TV movie titled Just Temporary. That year, she made her first appearance in a major film in the movie L.A. on $5 a Day. Kudrow landed her first recurring role in a television series when she appeared in Mad About You. She played the character Karen for one episode in 1992 and then Ursula Buffay from 1993 until 1999.

Kudrow got her big break when she began playing Phoebe Buffay/Ursula Buffay in 1994. She remained on the show until it ended in 2004. Her other acting roles include appearances in Web Therapy, Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion, The Opposite of Sex, and Space Force.

Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow’s work outside of acting

Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, and Lisa Kudrow | Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images for SAG-AFTRA Foundation
Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, and Lisa Kudrow | Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images for SAG-AFTRA Foundation

Aniston also has credits as a producer and director. In 2006, she made her directorial debut with the short film Room 10. Her first production project was the 2008 film Management. Kudrow has credits as a producer and writer. Her first production project was the 2003 TV movie Picking Up & Dropping Off. Kudrow’s writing credits include her work in Web Therapy and The Comeback.

Does Jennifer Aniston or Lisa Kudrow have a higher net worth?

It looks like Jennifer Aniston is the richest. As of this writing, Aniston has a net worth of $300 million according to Celebrity Net Worth estimates. Lisa Kudrow has an estimated net worth of $90 million. Some of their wealth is from the big payday they received from the show. By Friends Seasons 9 and 10, each cast member was earning $1 million per episode ($22 million per season). They also earn money from endorsement deals, producing, and writing.

Read more: ‘Friends’: Lisa Kudrow Explains Why Ursula Is So Mean

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