Jack Black Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 15 Sep, 2018
Facts of Jack Black
Date of Birth: 1969 , August-28
Age: 49 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Jack Black
Birth Name Thomas Jacob Black
Nick Name Jack
Father Thomas William Black
Mother Judith Black
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Santa Monica, California
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $30 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Weight in KG 90 KG
Affair with Tanya Haden
Girlfriend Tanya Haden
Married Yes
Married to Tanya Haden (m. 2006)
Children Thomas David Black, Samuel Jason Black
Education Crossroads School
Awards MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
Music Group Tenacious D (Since 1994), Trainwreck
Movies Kung Fu Panda
TV Show Workaholics
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Film actor Jack Black has played a number of significant roles in several successful movies which includes Shallow Hal (2001), School of Rock (2003), and King Kong (2005). The actor has also been nominated for two Golden Globe Awards. Besides, he is also the lead vocalist of the comedic rock duo Tenacious D. It formed in 1994. 

Black has been married singer Tanya Haden since 2006 and the two are also blessed with two children. 

Jack Black's Early Life And Education 

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. In 1982, he started his career by appearing in a commercial for the Activision game Pitfall!. 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 sophomore year in order to pursue a career in entertainment. 

Jack Black's Professional Career 

Jack  Black kick-started his acting career professionally playing the role in a movie Bob Roberts in 1992. His subsequent success is Shallow Hal (2001), School of Rock (2003), and King Kong (2005). 

CAPTION: Jack Black SOURCE: TV Guide

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 movie. In 2018, he was a cast in The House with a Clock in Its Walls.  

Jack Black's Net Worth And Earnings 

Jack Black has earned a decent amount of money from his illustrious career. He has an estimated net worth of around $30 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, he 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. And for his finest performance, he received $2 million from the movie. At the beginning of 2011, the actor bought a home for $5,965,000 in Los Feliz, California. The house previously purchased Michael Balzary in 2008 for $3,850,000. The  6,516 sq ft mansion boasts  7 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. It has also a swimming pool. 

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

Jack Black's Personal Life, Married, And Affair 

Jack Black is a married man. He tied the knots with his girlfriend artist and singer Tanya Haden on 14 March 2006, in Big Sur, California. His wife Tanya is also the daughter of jazz bassist Charlie Haden. The couple both studied at the Crossroads School. Following their graduation, the couple met after nearly one and a half decade at a friend's birthday party. 

CAPTION: Jack Black SOURCE: Zimbio

And the two got engaged in January 2006 and exchanged the vows on March 14 of the same year after a few months of dating. The power couple welcomed their first child, a son named  Samuel Jason on June 10, 2006. On May 23, 2008, his spouse gave birth to their another son Thomas David. The couple has been together before for several years and spending their time happily with nor rumors of divorce. 

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

Jack stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches and his weight is around 90 kg. 

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