January Jones. biography
January Kristen Jones was born on January 5, 1978, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and first started her career in the entertainment business as a model before moving to Los Angeles to focus on acting fulltime. Jones made her first on-screen appearance in the made-for-TV film Sorority (1999) before landing supportive roles in American Wedding (2003), Anger Management (2003) with Adam Sandler, Love Actually (2003) and Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004).
That same year, Jones landed her first leading role in the made-for-TV drama Love's Enduring Promise. She went on to obtain substantial roles in several projects such as the sport drama We Are Marshall (2006), prior to assuming her most recognized role as Betty Francis in the award-winning TV series Mad Men (2007 - 2012).
Also during this time, Jones starred in the dramedy Pirate Radio (2009) with Philip Seymour Hoffman, X-Men: First Class (2011), the action thriller Unknown (2011) alongside Liam Neeson and the action drama Seeking Justice (2011) with Nicolas Cage and Guy Pearce.
Jones' most recent projects include, the western film Sweetwater (2013).
January Jones Boyfriend & Dating History Timeline
1998 - 2001
Before becoming famous for her role on Mad Men, Jones dated Ashton Kutcher, which was apparently his longest relationship at the time.
Jones briefly dated comedian Jim Carrey during 2002, but it reportedly came to an end after Carrey discovered she was also dating Brandon Davis.
According to several reports, Jones' romance with Brandon Davis was the reason behind her break-up with Jim Carrey.
2003 - June 2006
Jones dated musician Josh Groban for more than three years before splitting up in June 2006. His rep later revealed that the two were "taking a break" and "remain friends."
Rumor had it that Jones began dating Sean William Scott after the two co-starred in the comedy American Wedding.
2008 - 2009
Jones and fellow-actor Tommy Alastra were in a one-year relationship and lived together, but eventually parted ways in 2009.
Rumors that Jones and actor Jeremy Piven were dating began circulating in early 2010 after they were spotted leaving a Golden Globe party hand-in-hand.
Jones was romantically linked to actor Adrien Brody when they were seen together on multiple occasions, but Adrian at one point said they were "just friends."
Rumors that Jones was hooking up with celebrity chef Bobby Flay erupted after Jones was involved in a car accident and Flay came to the rescue, acting as if he was in fact her man. Ray, who is married, admittedly denied the rumors.
July 2010 - January 2011
According to multiple reports, Jones began dating comedian Jason Sudeikis in mid 2010. The rumors started at the 2010 ESPY Awards when a source revealed to JustJared.com that "January and Jason were making out the entire time in front of friends. They seemed really happy and comfortable with each other."
However, they apparently called it off in January 2011 in part of not being able to handle a long distance relationship.
On February 27, 2013, the UK tabloid The Sun reported that Jones was seen making out with actor Liam Hemsworth at a Pre-Oscar party over the 85th Academy Award weekend. A source told the tabloid "It looked like they had some hot chemistry. They were all over each other - and they even kissed!"
Liam, who is engaged to Miley Cyrus, and Jones have yet to deny the rumors.