Jennifer Lawrence's ancestry includes English, German, Irish, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, distant Welsh, and remote French and Swiss-German roots.
Jennifer Lawrence was born on August 15, 1990, in Indian Hills, Kentucky, the United States, and was the first girl born on her father's side of the family in 50 years. Her father, Gary was a construction worker and her mother, Karen was the manager at a summer camp. Jennifer grew up on a horse farm in Louisville, Kentucky, where her parents raised unbroken stallions because they were cheaper. She has two older brothers, Blaine and Ben.