Jennifer Saunders Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Jennifer Saunders Quick Info
Height 5 ft 4 in
Weight 55 kg
Date of Birth July 6, 1958
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Spouse Adrian Edmondson

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”.

Born Name

Jennifer Jane Saunders

Nick Name

Jen

Jennifer Saunders as seen in Melbourne, Australia on April 23, 2014
Jennifer Saunders as seen in Melbourne, Australia on April 23, 2014 (Diggies99 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

English

Education

Jennifer Saunders attended a couple of boarding schoolsSt Paul’s Girls’ School, and Central School of Speech and Drama.

Occupation

Comedienne, Screenwriter, Singer, Actress, Voice Artist

Family

  • Father – Robert Thomas Saunders (Served as a pilot in the Royal Air Force)
  • Mother – Jane Saunders (Biology Teacher)
  • Siblings – She has 3 brothers.
  • Others – Fred (Grandson), Albert (Grandson)

Manager

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

Medium

Television, Film

Jennifer Saunders (Right) and Joanna Lumley as seen at the Australian premiere of 'Absolutely Fabulous' in July 2016
Jennifer Saunders (Right) and Joanna Lumley as seen at the Australian premiere of ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ in July 2016 (Eva Rinaldi / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Genre

Comedy, Parody

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Unsigned

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm

Weight

55 kg or 121 lbs

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.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Jennifer Saunders (Left) and Joanna Lumley in character as Edina Monsoon and Patsy Stone from 'Absolutely Fabulous' at Pride in London, England in 2016
Jennifer Saunders (Left) and Joanna Lumley in character as Edina Monsoon and Patsy Stone from ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ at Pride in London, England in 2016 (Katy Blackwood / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

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 StrangerIsn’t It RomanticBlandingsThe 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.

Featured Image by Diggies99 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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