Jon Favreau Bio, Height & AgeLast updated: March 29, 2021
- Net Worth: $ 100,000,000
- Birthday: 19 Oct 1966
- Age: 55
- Country: United States
- Occupation: Actor, Director, Producer, Screenwriter
- Zodiac sign: Libra
- Sexual orientation: Straight
- Height: 6.1 ft
- Weight: 196 lb
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- 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
Who is Jon Favreau?
Jon Favreau 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. He is the creator and one of the executive producers of the Star Wars television series The Mandalorian.
Short bio (Age, Parents)
Jonathan Kolia Favreau was born on October 19, 1966, to parents Charles and Madeleine in Flushing, Queens, New York, in the United States. His father holds Italian and French-Canadian ancestry, whereas his mother is of Russian Jewish descent.
Jon garnered graduation in the year 1984 from The Bronx High School of Science. Then, he attended Queens College and dropped out a few years. Afterward, he migrated to Chicago for a career in comedy. Also, he worked in Wall Street’s Bear Stearns.
How tall is Jon Favreau? (Height, Weight)
Jon Favreau has an amazing height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m). Additionally, he weighs around 90 kg. He has curly, light black hair color and dark brown eyes.
How much is Jon Favreau Net Worth?
He has become one of Hollywood’s most established directors. As of 2021, Jon Favreau net worth estimated $100 millions.
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.
- "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 think that anything that leads to creativity and good work is good." - 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
- "Everybody loves a hit. There is nothing as fun as making a cultural splash with a movie." - Jon Favreau
Hobbies and Interests
Favorite Actor: Denzel Washington.
Favorite Actress: Natalie Portman.
Book: Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Kitchen Confidential’.
Favorite Movie: Saving Private Ryan.
Favorite TV Show: The Flash.
Favorite Food: Italian.
Jon enjoys playing on the World Poker Tour
Loves to read books
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.
Outstanding Nonfiction Series in Dinner for Five (2001)
Best Director in The Jungle Book (2016)
Best Director in Iron Man (2008)