Parents: Michael Cook (father), Sandra Cook (mother)
Siblings: Nathan Cook (brother), Paul Cook (brother), Angela Cook (sister)
Spouse: Nathan Andersen (since 2001)
Children: Mekhai (first son, born in 2008) Phoenix Sky (second son, born in 2015)
This popular Canadian actress was born in Oshawa, Canada.
A. J. Cook has a quite ordinary origin. Her father, Michael, is a school teacher. Her mother, Sandra, worked as a psychiatrist.
When A.J. was only four, her mother took her to a dancing studio. She was very persistent and dedicated a lot of time to training. Due to all her efforts, Andrea achieved great results in that sphere.
A.J. had an intention to make a dancing career by the time when at the age of 16 she didn’t try herself at the acting stage.
August 3, 2001 the world witnessed a wedding of A.J.Cook and her long-time boyfriend, Nathan Andersen.
Their first-born, a son, Mekhai Allan Andersen, was born September 13, 2008. A little Mekhai has already lit up in his mother’s TV series “Criminal Minds”.
A.J.Cook, being 37, gave birth to her second boy, Phoenix Sky Andersen, on Thursday, July 23, at 5:49 a.m. Little Phoenix weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long.
Executive Producer of “Criminal Minds”, Erica Messer shared in the interview that, like his brother Henry, Phoenix will join the cast of the film as Michael and JJ will be back at the BAU on the seventh episode of Season 11.
We can’t wait to see you more, Phoenix!
Andrea and Nathan have a Yorkshire terrier named Zara. He became a real member of their family.
AJ and TV actress Meghan Ory are best friends.