A.J. Cook became one of the most loved actresses among the public for her appearance as a supervisory special agent Jennifer “JJ” Jareau on the CBS crime drama Criminal Minds. Similarly, she is also known for the role of Mary Lisbon in the film, The Virgin Lisbon.

Moreover, some of Cook’s notable acting credits include Final Destination 2, Tru Calling, Higher Ground, The Spiral Staircase, Dead Like Me, and others.

How Much Is The Fortune Of Actress A.J. Cook?

Canadian actress A.J. Cook has managed to gather an estimated net worth of $4 million as of January 2020. The primary source of her earnings is her appearances on films and television series.

Besides that, A.J. gathers a good sum from brand endorsements deals, advertisements, commercials, and sponsorships.

As per the sources, from 2013 to 2014, Cook earned a salary of $100,000 per episode while working on the series Criminal Minds.

Glimpse Of Her Almost 25 Years Long Career

5 feet 7 inches tall actress A.J. Cook began her career appearing in the television film, In His Father’s Shoes in 1997. The same year, she made a professional debut, guest appearing on the series Goosebumps.

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Finally, in 1999, Cook was featured as Mary Libson in the movie, The Virgin Suicides and grabbed the spotlight. Similarly, the same year she starred as Shelby Merrick on the TV series, Higher Ground. After that, she appeared in various movies and shows such as Out Cold, Ripper, I’m Reed Fish, Fist Wave, Dead Like Me, and others.

Criminal Minds actress A.J. Cook
Criminal Minds actress A.J. Cook

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In 2003, A.J. portrayed the role of Kimberly Corman in Final Destination 2 with Ali Larter and Michael Landes. Likewise, Dead Like Me actress also appeared as Jennifer Jareau on the series Criminal Minds with Mandy Patinkin, Shemar Moore, Kristen Vangsness, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Aisha Tyler, Damon Gupton, and so on.

Furthermore, Final Destination 2 star also is a notable part of True Calling, Bloodsuckers, Vanished, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Night Skies, Mother’s Day, Least Among Saints, and Back Fork.

Residence And Cars

A.J. Cook lives a lavish life in Los Angeles, California. The average house in LA costs around $570,500.

Likewise, the actor also owns Audi. Generally, the price of the wheel is worth between $169,900 to $208,100.

Brand Endorsements And Commercials

Criminal Minds actress Cook was 19 years old when she first appeared in a television commercial for McDonald’s hamburger in 1997. After that, she became a spokeswoman for the skin-care brand, Proactiv in 2013.

A.J. Cook as the spokeswoman of Proactiv
A.J. Cook as the spokeswoman of Proactiv

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The following year in January/February, A.J. Cook appeared in an issue of Maxim magazine. In 2014, she was at 88th position on the Maxim Hot 100 2014 list.

Moreover, on April 3, 2016, the actress was the Grand Marshal for the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia.


A.J. Cook was born Andrea Joy Cook on July 22, 1978, in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. Her father, Mike Cook, is a teacher and mother, Sandra Cook is a psychiatrist.

A.J. Cook in her childhood
A.J. Cook in her childhood

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Cook spent her childhood days along with her siblings, sister named Angela Cook and brothers, Nathan Cook and Paul Cook.

Who Is The Husband Of A.J. Cook?

Forty-one years old star A.J. Cook is married to Nathan Andersen on August 3, 2001. The couple met at Utah Valley University’s class and began dating. Later, I’m Reed Fish actress shifted to Salt Lake City, Utah in order to be with her now-husband.

A.J. Cook with her husband and children

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As of January 2020, A.J. lives a blissful life with her two sons and spouse. The duo’s first child, Mekhai Andersen was born on September 13, 2008, and second baby, Phoenix Andersen on July 23, 2015.