Who is Jon Favreau?
Jon Favreau is an American actor, entertainer and producer. Individuals know him as an on-screen character for jobs and in movies like: ‘Rudy’, ‘Swingers’, ‘Extremely Bad Things’, ‘The Break-Up’, ‘Couples Retreat’, Iron man, and ‘Gourmet specialist’ among others. Also, he depicts Happy Hogan in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He also directed The Lion King, and The Jungle Book,
Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality, and Education
Favreau was born in Flushing, New York City, New York on October 19, 1966, to parents Madeleine, an elementary school teacher who died of leukemia in 1979 and Charles Favreau, a special education teacher. His father is an engineer. He always wanted to become an actor since his childhood years. He is of American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to Italian, French-Canadian, German, and Ashkenazi Jewish ethnic background.
Talking about his education, Favreau attended Hebrew school and had a Bar Mitzvah ceremony. Later, he graduated from The Bronx High School of Science in 1984 and attended Queens College from 1984 to 1987 before dropping out.
Jon Favreau: Career, Salary and Net Worth($ 60 m)
Favreau initially landed his first film role alongside Sean Astin as football tutor D-Bob in the ‘sleeper hit Rudy’ in 1993. The next year, he appeared in the college film PCU alongside Jeremy Piven, in the 1994 episode of Seinfeld titled ‘The Fire’. In 1994, he also appeared in ‘Chicago Hope’, ‘Speechless’, and ‘Grandpa’s Funeral’. All in all, he has over 60 credits as an actor.
Some other movies and television series that Favreau has appeared in are ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’, ‘Term Life’, ‘Entourage’, ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’, ‘Identity Thief’, ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’, ‘People Like Us’, ‘John Carter’, ‘Zookeeper’, ‘Couples Retreat’, ‘I Love You, Man’ and ‘Four Christmases’ among others. Additionally, he also has over 20 credits as a producer and director. Furthermore, he also has 7 credits as a writer.
Favreau garnered the Primetime Emmy Awards in 2005 for ‘Dinner for Five’. He won the Saturn Award in 2009. Additionally, he has garnered the Streaming Award, Critics Choice Award, CFCA Award, and DFCS Award nominations. All in all, he has 5 wins and 10 nominations to his name.
Favreau has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $ 60 million at present.
Jon Favreau: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
Favreau became part of a controversy after he was photographed cupping the breast off and kissing the cardboard cutout of Hillary Clinton. Additionally, his relationship with the Marvel Universe has also attracted numerous controversies along with his ways. Furthermore, at present, there are no rumors concerning his life and career.
Jon Favreau directing the jungle Book
As the director of Iron Man & Iron Man 2 recounted during the pre-release promotion for Walt Disney Pictures’ latest smash hit, “For me, casting is everything. When you have a character who’s on screen as much as Mowgli is in The Jungle Book, you don’t want someone that you’ll eventually grow tired of watching. And while many of the other child actors who auditioned for this role were kind of cookie-cutter, Neel was different. He had a little spunk and some real swagger.”
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
Talking about his body measurement, Favreau has a height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m). Additionally, he weighs around 89 kg. Furthermore, his hair color and eye color is dark brown.
Jon Favreau Relationship
Jon Favreau is a married man. He married physician Joya Tillem on November 24, 2000.
The pair has three children: a son, Max, born July 25, 2001, and two daughters, Madeleine, born April 2003, and Brighton Rose, born August 2006. Joya is the niece of lawyer/talk show host Len Tillem.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.
Favreau is active over social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram. He has more than 1.98M followers on Twitter. In addition, he has more than 1.5 million followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 401.2k followers.
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Jon Favreau Awards & Achievements
Jon Favreau has won several awards in his career so far, such as the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films’ Saturn Award for Best Director for his film ‘Iron Man’ in 2009.
He received a ‘Hollywood Film Award’ for his film ‘The Jungle Book’ in 2016.
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