Fast Facts

  • Named after January Wayne, a character in Jacqueline Susann's novel Once Is Not Enough.
  • Worked at a Dairy Queen while attending high school.
  • At 16, took on extra course work and graduated from high school early in order to embark on a modeling career.
  • Like ex-boyfriend Ashton Kutcher, she is a former Abercrombie & Fitch model.
  • Originally auditioned for Peggy Olson on Mad Men, a role that went to Elisabeth Moss, until series creator Matthew Weiner quickly wrote a bigger part for Betty Draper especially for her.
  • In 2009, became a spokesperson for Oceana, an international organization dedicated to protecting the world's oceans, and their campaign to save sharks.

Awards

  • 2010, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 2009, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 2007, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2008, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 2010, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2009, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 2010, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Jacey Jones — Sister
  • Jason Sudeikis — Ex-significant Other
  • Xander Dane Jones — Son
  • Marvin Jones — Father
  • Ashton Kutcher — Ex-significant Other
  • Gina Jones — Sister
  • Josh Groban — Ex-significant Other
  • Karen Jones — Mother

Details

  • Birth Name: January Kristen Jones
  • Birth Place: Sioux Falls, SD
  • Birthday: January 5, 1978, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor, Model
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