Who Is Janet Ann Ayres? Mother Of Leslie Mann

by Manisha Sun Jun 26 2022 Updated On Fri Dec 16 2022

Janey Ann Ayres is a celebrity mother. Her daughter Leslie Mann is a popular American actress

She is married to Donald Ayres Jr. She has worked with her husband, who owns a hotel

She leads the interior design team of the Hotel. 

Janet Ann Ayres's daughter, Leslie Mann
Janet Ann Ayres's daughter, Leslie Mann. Source: Instagram

Is Leslie Married?

Leslie is happily married to Judd Apatow. They got married in 1997

Two years later, they welcomed their first child. Now they share two kids. 

They met each other for the first time in 1996 when Leslie auditioned for the movie where Judd was a producer. 

Later, Judd revealed that he fell in love with her the minute he saw her. 

They couple have been married for 25 years. Judd has been a very supportive partner. 

They are very supportive parents as they are open about their daughters being in movies right from an early age. 

Leslie Mann with her husband, Judd Apatow
Leslie Mann with her husband, Judd Apatow. Source: Instagram


Her daughter, Leslie, is 50 years old. She is 5 feet 7 inches tall

Net Worth

Her net worth is estimated to be $150 million. She has managed to earn this fortune from her acting career

Leslie Used To Track Her Daughter Through A Tracking App

Being a mother is normal to be protective and caring for children. 

When her daughter Maude turned 18, she went to a college in Chicago.

She said it was hard to send her daughter far away from her eyesight. 

Janet Ann Ayres's daughter, Leslie Mann, and granddaughters
Janet Ann Ayres's daughter, Leslie Mann, and granddaughters. Source: Instagram

In an interview with Jimmy Fallon, she revealed that she had an app on her phone called find my friends, which she used to track her daughter from that app. 

She shared that she used that app when they were on vacation, and her daughter allowed her to track her as they were at a big festival with her huge crowd. 

At that place, she also used the app to track down her daughter and her friends. 

She said her daughter did not know she was tracking her even after that vacation. 

She said being a mother comforts her daughter is safe and does not worry about her when she wakes up in the middle of the night. 

She shared an incident when she tracked her daughter as she was at around four o'clock in the morning and texted her to go home. 

Her daughter thought that her mother was psychic

Leslie Talked About Working With Her Daughter 

Leslie's younger daughter Iris was cast in the movie Bubble, directed by her husband, Judd

The three of them were on the same set of shooting. The family got an opportunity to work together. 

She said that her daughter had some boundaries. She said that her daughter did not let her hug her. 

They maintained their distance. She did not even chitchat with her. Iris was very professional on set. 

Leslie worked fine, as her daughter wanted to do her work without the extra attention. 

So Leslie backed out and followed her daughter's rules.

Leslie Wanted To Do An Action Movie

Leslie spent the last two decades making her audience laugh through her many roles. 

She had been in hit movies like Big Daddy, Knocked up, the 40-year-old virgin, and This is 40

In one of her interviews, she said she likes to be in an action movie because she wants to hurt people.

She also shared that she felt a bit backward just being restricted as a comedic actress.

She trained herself at a studio and learned acting techniques. 

She said that people also giggled at her when she did some serious scenes. 

So she decided to take that road a be a comedic actress.

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