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Leslie Mann: Career, Family & Net Worth

Leslie Mann is an American actress mostly known for her roles in movies and series like The Cable Guy, George of the Jungle, Rio, and Hercules.

The dynamic actress is truly one of a kind because of the way she shows versatility in various genres of movies.

Mann is the wife of American comedian & director Judd Apatow and the mother of Maude Apatow.

Leslie Mann with a wide smile.
Leslie Mann smiling for a picture

Moreover, Leslie is a talented actress who has been a part of the industry since 1991.

This article is about to describe early life, career, net worth, controversies, and more about the American actress, so stay tuned and read till the end!

Quick Facts

Birth Name Leslie Jean Mann
Other Names Leslie Mann, Leslie Mann Apatow
Date of Birth March 26, 1972
Age 52 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Place of Birth San Fransisco, California, U.S.
Current Residence Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Profession Actress
Active years 1991 – present
Citizenship United States
Father Not Available
Mother Janet Ann Ayres
Siblings 5 (2 siblings & 3 step-brothers)
Marital Status Married
Spouse Judd Apatow (m. 1997-Present )
Children Two; Maude Apatow and Iris Apatow
High School Corona del Mar High School
Other Education Joanne Baron/ D.W. Brown Acting Studio
Languages English, French, Spanish, and German
Religion Agnosticism
Ethnicity Finnish American
Complexion White
Hobbies Cycling, Performing cycle tricks, Travelling, Cooking, Reading Books
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Height In feet: 5 ft 7 in
In centimeters: 170 cm
Weight In Kilograms: 57 kg
In Pounds: 125 lbs
Dress Size 4 U.S.
Shoe Size 8 U.S.
Body Measurements 34-23-34 inches
Skin Tone Very Fair
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Net Worth $25 million
Social Media Instagram
Last Updated April 2024

Leslie Mann: Early Life, Education, and Family

Leslie Jean Mann was born on 26th March of 1972 in San Fransisco, California. Janet Ann Ayres raised Leslie in Newport Beach.

Furthermore, Mann was raised by her mother only, and she didn’t let Leslie feel miss her father.

Similarly, Janet worked in her family business; she was the designer and program event handler at the Ayres Hotel group.

Additionally, the single mother worked there for eight long years. Leslie has no strings attached with her father as she claims that she has a dad, he exists, but Mann has no relationship with him.

The fascinating and shy Leslie was raised alongside two younger siblings and three step-brothers, older than her.

While it is known that she was raised alongside five brothers and sisters, their names have not been disclosed by her.

Furthermore, her maternal grandmother had Finnish ancestry.


Due to difficult circumstances in her family and society, Mann had learned to speak French, Spanish, and German to enhance her communication skills.

Similarly, Janet, Leslie’s mother, had enrolled her in Corona del Mar High School and Mann graduated from her high school at 14.

A picture of a young Leslie.
A picture of a young Leslie.

As a child, the American actress was very shy to open up to the world, and she also states that she was kind of pent-up.

Moreover, she wanted to study acting to step up from the introverted and shy person.

Furthermore, Leslie studied at the Joanne Barron/ D.W. Brown Acting Studio and majored in acting.

Leslie also went to The Groundlings, a sketch comedy troupe and school in Los Angeles.

Likewise, it is known that Mann attended college and studied communication but dropped out.

Leslie Mann: Age, Height, and Weight

The beautiful 52 Years Old Leslie has managed to look young as ever despite being a mother of two.

Leslie Mann Apatow is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 57 Kilograms.

Moreover, she wears 8 U.S-sized shoes and 4 U.S-sized dresses. The fit actress has body measurements of 34-23-34 inches.

The actress of the Aries Zodiac sign has Finnish descent and has a very bright and shining persona.

Her perfectly Blue colored pupils suit the Blonde colored hair she has.

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Leslie Mann: Career 


The outstanding actress started her impressive career at the age of just eighteen. From 1991 to 1996, Leslie acted in movies with more minor roles.

Some of the movies were Virgin High, Bottle Rocket, Cosas queue Nunca te dije, She’s the One, and Last Man Standing!

Furthermore, she appeared in some television commercials, which brought her exposure to the Hollywood industry. 

Most importantly, her first notable work came in The Cable Guy alongside Jim Carrey, as she played the role of Robin Haris.

In 1997, Mann portrayed the role of Ursula Stanhope in George of the Jungle.

Likewise, Leslie starred in Big Daddy as Corinne Maloney in 1999; the movie also stars Adam Sandler.

Moreover, from 2000 to 2002, Leslie was cast in movies like Timecode, Perfume, Orange Country, and Stealing Harvard.

Furthermore, in 2005, Mann starred in The 40-Year-Old-Virgin alongside Steve Carell.

Similarly, in 2007, Leslie acted in Knocked Up, the movie directed by her husband, Judd Apatow.

From 2008 to 2009, Mann acted in six movies. In 2011, she acted in Little Birds and The Change-Up.

Moreover, in 2012, the actress acted in This is 40. Judd Apatow directed the movie, and it stars Paul Rudd.

Likewise, in 2013, Leslie Mann acted as Laurie Moore in The Bling Ring.

Most importantly, the movies like The Other Woman, Vacation, How to Be Single, The Comedian, and Blockers boosted her career to the next level.

From 2018 to 2020, Mann acted in incredible movies such as Welcome to Marwen, Motherless Brooklyn, and Blithe Spirit.

Likewise, her recent involvement in movies is in Cha Cha Real Smooth and The Bubble in 2022.

TV Series

Her debut role in TV Series was in Birdland. Mann portrayed the role of Nurse Mary in an episode of the medical drama series in 1994.

Likewise, in 1995, Maude’s mother acted in The Wright Verdicts as Erica Mercer in the episode: Pilot.

In 1999, she gave an incredible performance in Freaks and Geeks. Additionally, Mann was cast as Ms. Foote in two episodes of the comedy-drama.

Leslie Mann alongside Megan Fox
Leslie Mann alongside Megan Fox

After a long break from Television, Leslie came back in 2011. She acted in the series Modern Family as Katie.

Mann was part of the 2014 documentary, Makers: Women Who Make America.

Additionally, she was the narrator of the episode titled Women in Comedy. Meryl Streep was the main narrator in the inspirational documentary.

Leslie will soon be portraying the leading role of Margot Cleary-Lopez in The Power, whose release date is yet to be announced.

Voice Roles

Leslie’s first voice-over role was in 1998s Hercules, where she gave voice to Amphitrite in the Disney series.

In 2011, Mann was the part of the Allen Gregory, where she gave voice to Gina Winthrop in seven episodes.

Allen Gregory also stars Jonah Hill, Jarrad Paul, and Andrew Mogul.

Likewise, in 2011, she gave voice to Linda Gunderson in Rio, an animated musical comedy related to birds.

In 2012, Mann was the voice actor for Sandra Babcock in ParaNorman, a stop-motion animated dark horror comedy.

Mann gave voice to Patty Peterson in 2014s Mr. Peabody & Sherman, an animated comedy fiction.

The same year, Leslie Mann appeared in The Simpsons in an episode titled, Steal This Episode. Her character Linda Gunderson again appeared on Rio 2.

Recently, in 2020, the Knocked Up actress got an opportunity to provide a voice to the character of Hope Betterman in The Croods: A New Age.

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Leslie Mann: Relationships

Leslie is known for being Apatow’s wife but did you know she dated someone besides Judd?

Surprisingly, she also dated John Corbett. John and Leslie dated in 1992, but their relationship had a short duration.

Likewise, after Corbett and Mann split, Mann remained single for a while.

In 1995, Leslie met Judd Apatow, a famous director for directing Freaks and Geeks and Knocked Up.

The two were incredibly in love with each other from the first meeting.

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Leslie Mann: Husband and Children

After dating Judd from 1995 to 1997, Leslie decided to step up a level and told Judd to marry her.

So, the couple decided to marry each other after dating for two years. And on June 9, 1997, the couple wedded.

The newly married couple invited some close groups of families and friends to their private marriage ceremony.

Leslie’s amazing husband is a Golden Globe Award-nominated American director, producer, and comedian.

He is five years older than his beloved wife, Mann. Similarly, the Apatow family is a family of four.

Likewise, Apatow has been part of the Hollywood industry since 1985 and has contributed a lot to the industry ever since.

Judd’s frequent collaborators are his wife Leslie, Steve Carell, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, and Paul Rudd.


The power celebrity couple gave birth to their firstborn Maude Annabelle Apatow on December 15, 1997, the same year they married.

Similarly, Leslie gave birth to her second-born, Iris Apatow, on October 12, 2002.

Both Iris and Maude have acted besides their mother in movies like Knocked Up, Funny People, and This is 40.

Interestingly, both of them acted in the role of Leslie’s children in the movies.

The Apatow family.
The Apatow family.

Similarly, in 2017, Leslie and her firstborn appeared in a commercial for Jergens Skin Care products.

Maude has been heavily influenced by her parents as she has acted in some exciting movies and Television.

Euphoria is one of the notable series in which Maude has shown her amazing acting skills!

Similarly, Iris might or might not follow her parent’s steps, but Maude sure has started walking on the path their parents created.

Leslie Mann: Controversies

There is no such news of controversies surrounding Leslie Mann.

The 52 Years Old stunning actress has remained in the spotlight yet, has managed to remain silent through all the negativity in the film industry.

Leslie Mann: Net Worth

The Knocked Up actress Leslie Mann has a net worth of approximately $25 million.

Similarly, Leslie earns mostly from the salary from acting in movies and series.

Furthermore, she adds to her fortune with some brand endorsements and sponsorships.

Leslie Mann: Charity

Leslie is an active activist who serves her nation and the community through various acts.

Moreover, Leslie and Judd have been financial supporters of 826LA, a non-profit organization.

The organization focuses on encouraging and managing the writing skills of the youth who are comparatively disadvantaged.

Moreover, the power celebrity couple is also involved in helping the sexually abused children and their families with the help of UCLA Rape Treatment Center’s Stuart House.

Also, Mann and Apatow were awarded the Children’s Choice Award by the Bogart Pediatric Cancer Research Program.

The couple helped the ones dealing with pediatric cancer, as they financially supported them.

Furthermore, in 2009, Leslie was honored by The Fulfillment Fund in their annual gala.

Leslie Mann: Social Media Presence

Leslie is only active on Instagram, where she posts about her daily lifestyle, family, children, memories, and other entertaining stuff!

Likewise, Mann has 800K followers on her Instagram handle.

Leslie’s heartwarming videos and photos about her daughters’ achievements are truly incredible.

Leslie Mann: Fun Facts

  • She has been cast in comedy movies, but she considers herself a truly dramatic actress.
  • Although Judd is a really funny guy with a great sense of humor, Leslie doesn’t think he is funny enough.
  • Leslie’s daughter Maude was not allowed by her parents to act until she reached 18.
  • Similarly, Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann are best friends.
  • Leslie thinks Paul Rudd is one of the best actors to work with.


Has Leslie Mann worked with Ryan Reynolds?

Yes, Leslie and Ryan acted together alongside Jason Bateman in The Change-Up.

Additionally, Leslie portrays the character of Jamie Lockwood in the romantic comedy film.

Did Leslie Mann win the Comedy Star of the Year award?

Yes, Mann won the Comedy Star of the Year award by CinemaCon Awards in 2014.

The actress also won a Golden Schmoes Award for the Best Supporting Actress of 2007.

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