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Justin Theroux insists there's 'no competition' between him and his wife Jennifer Aniston

Sharnaz Shahid
Deputy Online Editor
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They are both huge Hollywood heavyweights. And in a new interview, Justin Theroux has insisted that he is not intimidated by wife Jennifer Aniston's success. Opening up about working in the same industry as his partner, the 45-year-old told Esquire Magazine: "Not at all. She's successful for a reason. We're not in competition." He added: "If I was competing for the same job as her, I might be less forgiving."

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Justin Theroux has said he's not intimidated by Jennifer Aniston's success

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The Friends star, who reportedly has a net worth of £116million, is one of Hollywood's most successful actresses - she has featured on Forbes' Top Earning Actresses for nearly the past two decades. Justin, who is also a director, screenwriter and producer, is estimated to worth of $16million. The Leftovers star also noted: "I have very funny friends and a very funny wife. I bounce ideas off of them. If I get a deep belly laugh, I know I've hit something."

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"She's successful for a reason," he said

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Meanwhile, the couple recently took a trip to Paris with the producer taking to his Instagram page to share a picture from their visit to the Louvre. Justin captioned the photo: "In Louvre. #LouvreVuitton #paris #jeffkoons," accompanied by an artist palette. Jennifer and Justin married in August 2015 in a private ceremony in Los Angeles after four years of dating. Despite her hectic schedule, Jennifer recently opened up about wanting to return to the small screen. "I've thought about it a lot. That's where the work is. That's where the quality is," she told Variety. The Horrible Bosses actress added that there is no reason for her to not work again in TV as all of the great roles are happening there, "everything you're seeing on television is fantastic".

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