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January Jones Biography – Family, Childhood, Career & Relationship

January Jones Biography

January Jones is a well-known actress who has appeared in projects such as Mad Men, American Wedding, The Boat That Rocked, X-Men: First Class, and Seeking Justice. She started her career in the entertainment industry as a model but has now found much success with her acting journey. She has been on numerous projects working with many popular stars.

Well, besides her acting and modeling career, people have also shown much interest in January’s personal life. Thus in this biography, we will take a detailed look at Jones’ family, childhood, career, relationship, and more.

Where Is January Jones From?

The Seeking Justice star was born January Kristen Jones in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA on January 5, 1978. She was reportedly named after the character, January Wayne from the novel turned-film, Once Is Not Enough. The actress grew up alongside his two sisters, Jacey Jones, and Jina Jones.

January Jones’ parents are Marvin Roger and Karen Cox who worked as exercise physiologists and store managers respectively. She is of Danish, Czech, Welsh, English, and German ancestry. Jones was first raised in Sioux Falls before her family moved to Hecla.

But in 1996, the Jones family moved back to Sioux Falls and January graduated from Roosevelt High School. At the age of 18, she moved to New York after a modeling scout showed interest in her in high school.

When Did January Jones Start Her Professional Journey?

As stated above, January Jones was noticed by a modeling scout while still in high school and moved to New York to start a career. And while she never took it seriously, Jones did model for companies such as Versace, Abercrombie & Fitch, Kerastase, and Clearasil. She has also posed for several international fashion magazines throughout the years.

After realizing that modeling was not her passion, January moved to Los Angeles. Jones got her first taste of acting by appearing in TV commercials and found out that she had a flair for it. She then worked on a few television pilots and also starred in an episode of Get Real, The talented actress then made her big screen debut in the 1999 movie All the Rage.

January then had significant parts in more movies such as Bandits, The Glass House, Taboo, Full Frontal, American Wedding, Love Actually, and Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights. Following this, she worked on several other projects including Huff, Swedish Auto, Law & Order, X-Men: First Class, Unknown, Seeking Justice, and Good Kill. Jones is also known for her performance in the television drama Mad Men. She played Betty Draper aka Betty Francis, a young suburban housewife, and mother, and earned several nominations at prestigious awards for her work.

Continuing with her acting journey, the South Dakota native has starred in shows such as Animals., The Last Man on Earth, Return of the Mac, The Politician, and Spinning Out. She also has a few upcoming projects under her belt and will undoubtedly find even more success in the coming days.

Is January Jones In A Relationship?

Talking about her love life, January Jones has been linked to many popular actors over the years. She dated Ashton Kutcher when the pair modeled for Abercrombie & Fitch in the late 1990s. Jones has also been linked to Josh Groban, Bobby Flay, Adrien Brody, Will Forte, and more.

According to IMDb, the talented actress was also in a relationship with Jason Sudeikis from July 2010 to January 2011. As for her current relationship status, January has been embracing her single life. She has shared about her happiness about being happy with her life without a partner.

While January has remained single and is enjoying her life to the fullest, she has found happiness as a mother. She gave birth to her son, Xander Dane Jones on 13 September 2011 in Santa Monica, Los Angeles but the father is unknown. We hope the mother-son duo finds even more happiness in the coming days.