People.com Lifestyle Style Jennifer Aniston Is 53! See Her Style Evolution from Girl Next Door to Super Glam We can't believe how time flies. Jen, we knew you when — and you're just getting started By People Staff Updated on February 11, 2022 07:40 AM Share Tweet Pin Email 01 of 13 1984 Todd Williamson/Filmmagic In a photo from the Rudolf Steiner School yearbook. Born to actor parents John Aniston and Nancy Dow, Aniston graduated from New York City's LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in 1987 and headed to Hollywood to try her luck. 02 of 13 1990 Barry King/Wireimage In a quintessential boho '90s ensemble at an NBC pool party. 03 of 13 1990 Alice S. Hall/NBC/Getty Here, a promo shot as Jeannie Bueller from the sitcom Ferris Bueller. 04 of 13 1992 Getty The soft bangs and denim vest seem about right for the early '90s. 05 of 13 1994 NBCU/GETTY After the 1990 sitcom Ferris Bueller and the horror flick Leprechaun in 1993, Aniston landed Friends in 1994. That Rachel haircut? "I was not a fan," she later said. 06 of 13 1998 Ron Galella, Ltd./Wireimage Glasses were her go-to accessory at the 9th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Century City, California. 07 of 13 Late 1990s NBC/Getty Playing Rachel Green won Aniston an Emmy, and she found real-life pals in costars Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow. 08 of 13 2002 Robert Gauthier/Getty Going totally girl-next-door to promote, appropriately, The Good Girl in L.A. 09 of 13 2004 Carlo Allegri/Getty In her signature shade at the 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills. 10 of 13 2009 Matt Sayles/AP Rocking a metallic mini at the Women in Film Crystal Lucy Awards in Los Angeles. 11 of 13 2013 Steve Granitz/WireImage The actress matched the carpet at the 85th Annual Academy Awards in L.A. 12 of 13 2018 Sara De Boer/Startraksphoto.com "I don't think life stops after 50," Aniston said in 2017. "If anything, it gets more and more exciting." 13 of 13 2020 Jennifer Aniston. Leon Bennett/Getty Images Absolutely stunning in white at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, where she picked up the award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series for her work on The Morning Show.