Jonah Hill :: Biography
Two time Academy Award nominee Jonah Hill was born on December 20, 1983. He is a renowned American actor, comedian, screen writer, producer and a voice actor. His full name is Jonah Hill Feldstein. He was nominated for Academy awards for his outstanding performances in movies such as Moneyball (2011) and The Wolf of Wall Street (2013). He is equally famous for his roles in movies Superbad (2007), Funny People (2009), Get Him to the Greek (2010), 21 Jump Street (2012) and This Is the End (2013). He did a voice over for the 2010 film How to Train Your Dragon. He has been nominated for numerous awards and has even won a few till now.
He was born and raised in Los Angles, California, United States. His mother Sharon Lyn was a fashion stylist and costume designer and his father was a tour account for the famous band Guns N’ Roses. He is a Jewish. He received his early education from The Center for Early Education and Brentwood School. He completed his high school from Crossroads School in Santa Monica. He then attended Brad College and The New School.
He was already into writing his own plays and performing then while still at college. He slowly started becoming famous and it was then he realized his passion for acting. He made his movie debut in the movie I Heart Huckabees, after auditioning for the role. Then, he appeared in the comedy movie The 40-Year-Old Virgin. That made way for bigger roles in movies Knocked Up, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story and Grandma’s Boy. He landed lead roles in the movies Superbad and Get Him to the Greek. His TV credits include his role in the first season of Campus Ladies, the Oxygen Network Sitcom and has served as the host for Saturday Night Live. His recent films include This Is the End and The Wolf of Wall Street. He has also tried his hands at script writing and hopes to become a successful writer some day in the future. He was the co-producer of the movie Brüno.
Talking about Hill's personal life, he was in a relationship with his long-time girlfriend Jordan Klein. They had met at high school and were dating since 2008. The relationship, however serious it was, did not have a happy ending. They split in 2011. Then, he dated Ali Hoffman, Dustin Hoffman’s daughter. The relationship lasted only nine months and they separated in September 2012. He is supposedly single since then although the rumors about him dating comes flying. It is highly unlikely that he is gay. He currently resides in his home in Brentwood, California.
Hill was often criticized for being a little too heavy. That has sometimes kept him from getting good roles. Seeing this, he lost a considerable amount of weight showing that he is very serious about his acting career. Now he weighs enough for his height of 5 feet and 7 inches. He will turn 31 on his next birthday. His hard work into the industry has made him a millionaire. He now has an estimated net worth of $30 million. He himself revealed that he was paid with $60 thousand for his role in the movie The Wolf of Wall Street. The actor has a good number of followers and admirers. He keeps them updated and laughing with his frequent tweets in his Twitter account. He also uses his Facebook account. His bio is available in numerous websites including the Wiki and IMDb website. He has achieved quite a lot at this stage, but this is just the beginning. He still needs to put up his good work.