Jack Black

Inside Biography

Along with showering success in Hollywood, American actor and comedian Jack Black marked himself with prominence with music knowledge as well. Having worked in a number of acclaimed movies such as Shallow Hal (2001), School of Rock (2003), King Kong (2005), and Jumanji sequels, Black is also the lead vocalist of the comedic rock duo Tenacious D. It formed in 1994 and even more, won a Grammy Award.

In addition to that, he is the owner of the production company Electric Dynamite Productions, Inc. Thanks to his move as well as music fame & talent, Black's YouTube channel created in 2018 already has more than 4.89 million subscribers.

No doubt, his professional career has bestowed him success & money showers. So, what about his progress in a relationship then? Let's know.

Jack Black Is Married and Father Of Two Kids- Who Is His Wife?

The Bernie actor, as of 2021, enjoys a healthy marital relationship with his girlfriend-turned-wife Tanya Haden, an artist, and singer. She is the daughter of jazz ba s sist Charlie Haden.

They married on the 14th of March 2006, in Big Sur, California, after a few months of engagement.

Reportedly, the duo attended the Crossroads School together, but following graduation, it was 15 years later they would meet at a friend's birthday party. Shortly after, they began dating which took a turn into a relationship goal in a short time.

Prior to her, Jack was in a decade-long relationship with actress Laura Kightlinger from 1996 to 2005.

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Together, the duo is the parents of two children, both sons. They welcomed first son  Samuel Jason Black on June 10, 2006, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Their second son Thomas David was born on May 23, 2008. The family resides in Los Angeles, California.

Black is also a huge fan of professional wrestling. In the year 2012, he also endorsed Barack Obama's re-election campaign.  

Jack Black's Parents Divorced When He Was 10- Age In 2021?

Jack Black was born on August 28, 1969, in Santa Monica, California in the United States. Thomas is the son of mother Judith Love Cohen, was an American aerospace engineer and author, and father Hubble Space. Occupationally his parents are both satellite engineers and his father converted his mother to Judaism belonging to a Jewish background. He attended a Hebrew school. 

Black parents got divorced when he was just 10 years old. Following his parents' divorce, he moved to Culver City with his father and often visited his mother's home There he enrolled at the Poseidon School and then Crossroads School. 

After his schooling, Black went on to study at the University of California, Los Angeles. He was dropped out in his soph 0re year in order to pursue a career in entertainment.

As of May 2021, the Jumanji actor is 51 years old and has a height of 5 feet 6 inches (168 cm). 

Jack Black's Professional Career: Movies  

Jack  Black kick-started his acting career professionally playing the role in the movie Bob Roberts in 1992. But a decade already, he had set his move into professionalism; worked in the 1982 commercial for the Activision game Pitfall!.

His subsequent success is Shallow Hal (2001), School of Rock (2003), and King Kong (2005).  In 2006, Black also featured in the romantic comedy The Holiday along with Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, and Jude Law. The movie was turned out to be commercially successful as it made over $205 million on $85 million in movies.

In 2018, he was a cast in The House with a Clock in Its Walls. The same year, Black played the role in the horror-comedy movie Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween


Already with the portrayal of Professor Sheldon "Shelly" Oberon in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017), Jack worked in its sequel Jumanji: The Next Level (2019). The movie featured Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, and Awkwafina.

Jack Black Possesses $50 Million Net Worth

Jack Black has earned a decent amount of money from his versatility in various fields. In 2021, he has an estimated net worth of around $50 million as per Celebrity Net Worth. In the year 2000, he was cast in the movie High Fidelity where his salary was around $250K.

The following year, Jack went on to appear in Saving Silverman and Shallow Hal and earned $1 million and $2 million respectively for his role in the movie. In the year 2002, Black appeared in Orange County. For his finest performance, he received a salary of $2 million from the movie.

Other than acting, Black sums up considerable earnings from his YouTube channel @JablinskiGames, created on December 22, 2018. As of 2021, the channel has more than 4.85 subscribers and a total of 171.743 million views. In addition to that, he owns a production company Electric Dynamite Productions, Inc.

Properties Owned- Where Does He Live? What Care Does He Ride?

At the beginning of 2011, the actor bought a home for $5.965 million in Los Feliz, California. The house was previously owned by Michael Balzary (had purchased in 2008 for $3.85 million). The  6,516 sq ft mansion boasts  7 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. It has also a swimming pool.

Moreover, his current property holdings include a Beverly Hills house, for which he paid $5 million in 2005.

In May 2007, Jack listed his Beachwood Drive home to sell for $1,699,000. He spent $720K on the house in 2001. The home features 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. 

The actor has also an impressive collection of luxury cars like the Porsche 911 ($117,000) and Aston Martin One 77 (worth $1.415 million).

by Bchrome, 28 Jan, 2016

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