The world's highest-paid actress in 2015 and 2016, her films have grossed over $6 billion worldwide to date.
She appeared in
's 100 most influential people in the world list in 2013 and the
Celebrity 100 list from 2013 to 2016.
During her childhood, Lawrence performed in church plays and school musical
At age fourteen, she was spotted by a talent scout while vacationing in New York City with her family
She moved to Los Angeles and began her acting career with guest roles on television.
Her first major role was as a main cast member on the sitcom
The Bill Engvall Show
Lawrence received various accolades for her three collaborations with filmmaker David O. Russell
Her performance as a troubled young widow in the romance film
Silver Linings Playbook
(2012) won her the Academy Award for Best Actress
She won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for playing an unpredictable wife in the black comedy