Jennifer Saunders is an English comedienne, screenwriter, singer, voice artist, and actress who is best known for her award-winning television sitcom, Absolutely Fabulous, which has brought her multiple accolades including Writers’ Guild of Great Britain TV Award for “Situation Comedy” in 1993 and the 2012 BAFTA Television Award for “Best Female Performance in a Comedy Programme”.

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Jennifer Saunders is represented by United Agents Ltd., Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.


Television, Film


Comedy, Parody





Boyfriend / Spouse

Jennifer Saunders has dated –

  1. Andrew Fletcher (1980-1981)
  2. Adrian Edmondson (1985-Present) – She married comedian and actor, Adrian Edmondson, in Cheshire on May 11, 1985, and they parent 3 daughters, namely, Ella Edmondson, Beattie Edmondson, and Freya Edmondson.

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Often sports short hair
  • Deep-set eyes

Jennifer Saunders Facts

  1. Dawn French has been her comedy partner. In 2001, the duo declined the OBE i.e. the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.
  2. Jennifer Saunders met Dawn French during her time at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London.
  3. In a poll of 4,000 women, she was placed at number #4 in the “Funniest Woman in Britain” list issued in 2005.
  4. Jennifer Saunders has been associated with the non-profit organization called Dress for Success.
  5. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2009.
  6. Her autobiography titled Bonkers: My Life in Laughs was published in October 2013.
  7. Jennifer Saunders’s acting credits include appearing in films and shows such as The Stranger, Isn’t It Romantic, Blandings, The Comic Strip Presents…, and A Bucket o’ French & Saunders.
  8. She has garnered a huge social media fan base with more than 800k followers on Twitter and more than 50k followers on Facebook.

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Facts of Jennifer Jane Saunders

  • Gender Female
  • full nameJennifer Jane Saunders
  • middle nameJane
  • nicknamesJen
  • birthplaceSleaford, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Date of Birth July 06, 1958
  • Age 63 years 4 months
  • Horoscope Cancer
  • Lucky Number 9
  • Lucky Stone Moonstone
  • Lucky Color Silver
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio
  • nationalityAmerican
  • net worth$20 million
  • professionComedienne, Screenwriter, Singer, Actress, Voice Artist
  • weight55 kg or 121 lbs
  • height5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm
  • hair colorBlonde
  • eye colorBlue
  • body type / buildSlim
  • motherJane Saunders
  • fatherRobert Thomas Saunders

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