Jennifer Aniston‘s claim to fame may always be Friends, but as good looking as Rachel Green is, Jennifer Aniston in real life is even hotter. Especially when you quickly realize that like a great wine, Aniston only appears to be getting better with age.
Below we have covered 15 events that Aniston has engaged with since leaving Friends, all of which are sure to leave you going wow. Whether it’s her promotion for SmartWater, her various red carpet events or the various movie roles in which she is sure to turn heads, it is clear why the world is not getting tired of Jennifer Aniston.
We’ll also go over different facets of Aniston’s life that you may be less aware of, such as her battle with dyslexia, some of her various accolades and even a fun fact or two.
All that and more when you take a look at the 15 hottest things that Jennifer Aniston has done since Friends.
15. Making You Go Wow In White
Everyone that turned out to the 40th AFI Lifetime Achievement Award did so to help honor the amazing life of Shirley MacLaine. MacClaine is one of the most acclaimed actresses of all time, including being nominated for 6 Acadamy Awards and was well deserving of a night to celebrate her awesomeness.
But while all eyes should have been on MacLaine, would you really be shocked if most people in the venue wouldn’t have been able to keep their eyes off of Aniston? Whether it is showing off plenty of upper thigh or a plunging neckline, Aniston clearly had all of her features on prominent display. Perhaps she was expecting the attention as she was one several women (including Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts) who were sitting at the head table with MacClaine.
14. The Topless Walk In The Break-Up
Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston paired up both in real life and on-screen for the hit comedy The Break-Up. The movie follows Aniston and Vaughn as they fall in love, but then break-up and both refuse to move out of their condominium. In order to try and “get back” at the other person a variety of things are done, including Aniston electing to walk around the house without any clothes on. While the scene was cleverly shot on the big screen to prevent showing off her birthday suit, a Blu-ray extended cut has shown that Aniston truly was letting it all hang out there on screen!
When Aniston was talking about her real-life relationship with Vince which lasted for roughly a year in 2006, she said “I call Vince my defibrillator. He literally brought me back to life. My first gasp of air was a big laugh! It was great. I love him. He’s a bull in a china shop. He was lovely and fun and perfect for the time we had together. And I needed that. And it sort of ran its course.”
13. Seducing You In Horrible Bosses
We’re going to be honest, there are definitely a few characters that Aniston plays on the big screen that are far sexier than anything that would have flown on NBC!
One of the most prominent examples definitely came in 2011 when Aniston stripped down on several occasions to try and win over the affections of Charlie Day in the hilarious Horrible Bosses. Like seriously, just take a look at the above photos. And we couldn’t even include a photo from when her character decides to seductively eat a banana!
12. Showing Off Her Body at The Golden Globes
Jennifer Aniston may have a funny look on her face in the photo on the left, but we’re sure you’d be left with a stunned look on your face too if you came face to face with her in this outfit! Especially when you consider how amazing her legs move whenever she stretches them out as she walks.
As you may have been able to tell from the backdrop, Aniston rocked out in this black dress at the 2010 Golden Globe Awards. She must have known all eyes were going to be on her as she presented an award alongside Gerard Butler for Screenplay Motion Picture.
Yet though she may try and move away from her character on Friends, host Ricky Gervais still took a shot at her expense introducing her during the event at one point as “Rachel from Friends.”
11. Shining In Silver At The Women In Film Crystal + Lucy Awards 2009
We definitely would not blame you if you were unaware that the “Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards” was a thing, but judging by Aniston’s reaction as she won an award, she was definitely pretty shocked and happy to be there! The award show started in 1977 and seeks to recognize outstanding women in communications and media that have been monumental in helping influence others.
The award that Aniston was receiving in the photo on the right was the Crystal Award, which largely recognizes big-screen actresses for their impact on society. And just in case you are curious, that isn’t tin foil that Aniston has tightly strapped to her chest, even if it looks that way! It was actually an elaborate dress by Prada that we are sure caught the attention of everyone in the building.
10. Her Photoshoot For Glamour
You can imagine that if you had to sit there and place your hand on your chin and do some serious pondering, you probably wouldn’t look quite as good as Aniston does in the photo on the left! Maybe she’s pondering how it is possible for someone to be getting older, and yet still getting even more attractive.
The photos were taken for Glamour magazine which at the very least has a lengthy track record of helping make gorgeous celebrities look even better! The photos came out for the September 2013 edition and were done in part promotion for her role in We’re The Millers. In an interview with the magazine Aniston also opened up about her personal battle with happiness, saying
“If you’re not happy, you can become happy. Happiness is a choice. That’s the thing I really feel. Like with friends who refuse to get happy, who refuse to rise above the discomfort of where they’re at, [but] you actually deserve to have a family. And once you meet yourself, and truly love yourself, then you attract that.”
If you’re checking out those photos and can’t help but notice her tattoo on her foot, you may be interested to know that it says Norman, which was both the name of Aniston’s dog and her favorite word!
9. Her Appearance On The Tonight Show
You definitely need to expect that everyone is going to be getting a good long look at you sitting down anytime you appear on a late night television show. Thankfully for Jennifer Aniston, that just means she often gets the opportunity to show off her amazing legs! The above photos came from a sit-down interview that Aniston did shortly before turning 40 years old with Jay Leno. In the interview, Leno talks about Aniston’s good looks and the opportunity to pose for Playboy, which she allegedly turned down. Aniston was quick to defend herself, saying “I don’t think they asked me, or someone else turned it down for me. I think that’s just a rumor, Jay. I don’t think that ever happened.”
The question was prompted by Hugh Hefner who earlier in the week had said “I’m much impressed by Jennifer. Is it just me, or is Jennifer Aniston getting hotter? Never seen her in this light before.”
8. That SmartWater Ad
Wait, what? A list of super sexy things that Aniston has done since leaving Friends and we’re including a promotion for SmartWater? That definitely may not have been something you were expecting, but are you really going to argue with our inclusion? Especially when you consider Aniston is rocking out in her birthday suit in the photo on the left, which you know, totally makes you want to go and drink a bottle of water, right?
Aniston joined up with the company in 2011 which released a YouTube video featuring Aniston that allegedly tripled the interest in the product. The company has run with the tagline “Smart because taste never goes out of fashion,” which at the very least is also incredibly true about Aniston!
7. Getting Ruff With Paul Rudd
When it comes to actors that must be hilarious to get to share a movie with, Paul Rudd definitely must be pretty high on many other actors list. The two came together in the movie Wanderlust, a movie that has Aniston and Rudd move to a commune where free love is openly encouraged.
Definitely a raunchy sounding plot, but when promoting the movie for GQ, Rudd decided things should get a little ruff; acting like a dog for their photos. Yet something tells us that in the above photos your eyes are probably quickly drawn to Aniston whether it is with her wearing lingerie or just a sheet!
6. All Smiles for The Hollywood Reporter
We’ll be honest, sometimes it really seems like celebrities have all the luck. Not only do they look absolutely gorgeous in everyday life, but then they get to sit in front of some of the biggest magazines with some of the best photographers and get to come out with photos like the ones above! No wonder she has such a big smile on in the photo on the left!
As you may be able to tell, the photos were done for The Hollywood Reporter back in 2015. In the interview with the magazine, Aniston revealed that she was diagnosed with dyslexia in her 20s.
“The only reason I knew [that I had it] was because I went to get a prescription for glasses. I had to wear these Buddy Holly glasses. One had a blue lens and one had a red lens. And I had to read a paragraph, and they gave me a quiz, gave me 10 questions based on what I’d just read, and I think I got three right. Then they put a computer on my eyes, showing where my eyes went when I read. My eyes would jump four words and go back two words.”
It was a monumental moment in Aniston’s life, who also went on to say “I thought I wasn’t smart. I just couldn’t retain anything. I had this great discovery. I felt like all of my childhood trauma-dies, tragedies, dramas were explained.”
5. Looking Amazing For Allure Magazine
If you thought we were done throwing up amazing photos of Jennifer Aniston in photo shoots, you can definitely think again! The photo on the left was taken for the cover of Allure magazine, but perhaps you enjoy the photo on the right even more in which Aniston is clearly dialing up the sex factor (and dimming down the lights!).
In the interview that was associated with the photo shoot, Aniston was also not shy about her feelings on people’s opinion that she should start having children already, saying
“I don’t like [the pressure] that people put on me, on women—that you’ve failed yourself as a female because you haven’t procreated. I don’t think it’s fair. You may not have a child come out of your vagina, but that doesn’t mean you aren’t mothering—dogs, friends, friends’ children. This continually is said about me: that I was so career-driven and focused on myself; that I don’t want to be a mother, and how selfish that is.”
We are sure when you consider Aniston is happily married to Justin Theroux that she is quite content with how her life came together. And when you consider how her relationship with Brad Pitt ended, she was probably pretty glad she didn’t procreate there either.
4. Her Plunging Neckline For The SAG Awards
Jennifer Aniston definitely had every reason in the world to try and look stunning when she showed up on the red carpet in January of this past year. Not only was she there with her then-fiance, Justin Theroux, but she was also nominated for an award for lead actress for her performance in the movie Cake. The movie saw Aniston play the role of Claire Bennett, a chronic pain sufferer who lost her daughter in a car accident that also left her partially disabled.
Sadly Aniston lost out to Julianne Moore who was absolutely outstanding in her role Still Alice. Moore later went on to win an award for Best Actress at the Academy Awards for the role.
3. Looking Ravishing In Red
Jennifer Aniston definitely looks amazing when she is just walking around town in casual clothes, but we also definitely are not going to pass on the opportunity to include these two above photos that Aniston took for Vogue magazine.
The photo shoot was back in 2008 and while it may not seem super practical to have such a nice looking dress on the beach, is anyone going to complain about the fashion designer’s choice for the outfit?
These photos are all the more amazing when you consider Aniston took them shortly after she had turned 40 years old. Now 47, Aniston is still looking as beautiful as ever (as you know by this point in the list!). We are sure that you are not alone in hoping that Vogue still has her number in their Rolodex!
2. Her Role In Horrible Bosses 2
If we are being honest, there may not have been a huge need for a Horrible Bosses 2, but we are also going to be honest in saying that there probably would not have been many men out there that were furious to get to see Aniston play her sex-crazed character again. Especially when the movie includes scenes like the one above in which Aniston clearly feels comfortable drawing attention to her features.
Aniston has been open in the past when talking about how much she enjoys working with the cast, and as her character, saying “She’s so unapologetic and confident and just insanely wrong in so many ways that it’s just so much fun to play. [It’s hard not to laugh] when you’re doing that many takes and you’re throwing out all of these different lines to try to see which is going to shock Jason more, or what’s going to tick the box of ‘That was it.”
1. Real Life and Movie Swimsuit
As we finally get to the end of our list, we find it only fitting to end with a nice photo that combines Aniston looking amazing in real life, as well as looking amazing in a movie. The photo on the left was taken very recently as Aniston was seen hanging out with husband Justin Theroux in the Bahamas. If you didn’t think she looked good enough there with her back turned to you, you also probably love seeing her staring straight at you in the photo on the right which was taken from the movie Just Go With It.
You should definitely get used to seeing Aniston in a bikini, as she has said in a past interview “If I can be the first 80-year-old to go out there successfully in a bikini, then I’ll take that on. I don’t think anybody needs to rein in anything because of an age. That is absolute BS. To each his own!”