Jennifer Aniston was born Joanna Anastasakis. The famous Hollywood actress is the daughter of the Greek born actor John Aniston (84).
John was born in Chania Town, Crete Island (Kreta) on July, 24, 1933. John Aniston migrated to the United States in the 60’s.
Jennifer spent a year of her childhood living in Greece with her family, mainly in Athens and Crete, which is where her family is from.
They then relocated to New York City, where Jennifer’s father landed his role of “Victor Kiriakis”, on the daytime soap “Days of Our Lives” and her Godfather was Greek American actor Telly Savalas.
Aniston has on numerous occasions credited her amazing and flawless appearance on her Greek background. “My dad is 100 percent Greek; he turned 84 and he barely has a wrinkle. And neither did my grandmother, who was 95 when she died,”
Jennifer Aniston had her first taste of acting at age 11 when she joined a drama club and developed a passion for the arts.
She began her professional training as a drama student at New York’s School of Performing Arts, “Fame” school. With the worldwide success of Friends, Jennifer became a household name in Hollywood and famous around the globe.