Jon Favreau Actor Height, Age, Movies, Net WorthLast updated: May 28, 2020
- Net Worth: $ 60,000,000
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- Birthday: 19 Oct 1966
- Age: 54
- Country: United States
- Occupation: Actor, Director, Producer, Screenwriter
- Zodiac sign: Libra
- Sexual orientation: Straight
- Height: 6.1 ft
- Weight: 196 lb
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
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Who Is Jon Favreau?
Jon Favreau was born on October 19, 1966 in Flushing , Queens , New York in United States. He is an American Film Actor who is also a producer and director.
People know him as an on-screen character for jobs and in movies like: Rudy, Swingers, Extremely Bad Things, The Break-Up, Couples Retreat and in the films series of Iron Man and The Avengers. He also directed The Lion King, and The Jungle Book.
- Birth Name: Jonathan Kolia Favreau
- Nationality: American
- Nickname: Favs, Johnny Hack
- Religion: Jewish
- Ethnicity: White. He has Russian Jewish ancestry
- Father: Charles Favreau (Special Education Teacher)
- Mother: Madeleine Favreau (Died 1979, Elementary School Teacher)
- Siblings: Andy Favreau (Brother)
- Plump, Oval Face
- Curly, Brown Hair
- Often sports a Goatee
Jon Favreau Movies and TV Shows
Jon Favreau Wife / Affair
Marital Status: Married.
Wife: Joya Tillem
Children: They have 3 children, a son, Max, born July 25, 2001, and two daughters, Madeleine, born April 2003, and Brighton Rose, born August 2006.
- Joya Tillem (Wife) (2000-Present) He married physician Joya Tillem in 2000. They have 3 children.
- Heather Graham (1995-1996) American Actress, Heather Graham and Jon dated from 1995 to 1996.
Jon Favreau Memorable Quotes
- "The irony is that the more unapologetically sexist men are in movies, the more women tend to be attracted to them in person." - Jon Favreau
- "I've cut myself out... I've cut scenes out that I was in and that's when you realize that you've got to make the best movie you can." - Jon Favreau
- "I've always wanted to call the shots because I would rather fail than not have a chance to figure it out on my own." - Jon Favreau
- "I don't think I'm egotistical as much as I'm taking responsibility for what I'm putting out there." - Jon Favreau
- "Everybody loves a hit. There is nothing as fun as making a cultural splash with a movie." - Jon Favreau
- "I think that anything that leads to creativity and good work is good." - Jon Favreau
Jon Favreau Hobbies and Interests
Book: Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Kitchen Confidential’.
Jon enjoys playing on the World Poker Tour
Loves to read books
Jon Favreau Facts & Trivia
In 2019, PETA sponsored a rescued lion named Louie to honor his decision to use computer-generated imagery to create the animals in The Lion King. Louie was taken from his mother as a cub and forced to perform in film and television productions.
Before making his acting debut he worked at Bear Stearns on Wall Street and after that, he also thought of becoming a New York City fireman.
Jon stands an impressive height of 6 feet 1 inches (185 cm tall).
He voiced the character Pre Vizsla, in some episodes of the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
His mother died in 1979 of leukemia.
Jon Favreau Major Awards
Outstanding Nonfiction Series in Dinner for Five (2001)
Best Director in The Jungle Book (2016)
Best Director in Iron Man (2008)