Jake Epstein Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 27 Nov, 2019
Facts of Jake Epstein
Date of Birth: 1987 , January-16
Age: 34 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Jake Epstein
Birth Name Jacob Lee Epstein
Father Ian Epstein
Mother Kathy Kacer
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Toronto, Canada
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $500 thousand
Weight in KG 76
Married to Vanessa Smythe
Sisters 1
Siblings 1
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Jake Epstein is a Canadian actor and singer best known for playing the role of a bipolar musician, Craig Manning, on TeenNick television series Degrassi: The Next Generation. He has been married to his wife Vanessa Smythe since July 2018.

Daughter of Award-Winning Writer Kathy Kacer

Jake Epstein was born as Jacob Lee Epstein on January 16, 1987, in Toronto, Canada, in a Jewish family, to parents Ian Epstein and Kathy Kacer, under the birth sign Capricorn.

His father is a lawyer while his mother is a writer who has received a Norma Fleck Award. He was raised along with his elder sister, Gabi, who is an actress and jazz singer in Conservative Judaism.

She is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. He stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inc (1.88 m) and 76 kg (168 lbs).

Acting Career: Appeared in Degrassi: The Next Generation

Jake Epstein started his professional acting career at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, performing in a Soulpepper Theatre Company production of Our Town.

He then played the role of Artful Dodger in the stage production of Mirvish Productions, Oliver!

In 2000, Epstein played the main role of Cam Dunleavy on the Channel 4 sci-fi television series, The Zack Files. He appeared on the show for two years alongside Robert ClarkMichael Seater and Katie Boland.

In 2002, he was cast as a series regular Craig Manning on the TeenNick television series, Degrassi: The Next Generation. He appeared on five seasons of the show and won a Gemini Award during that period.

In 2009, Epstein appeared in the series' adaptation film, Degrassi Goes Hollywood, alongside Cassie SteeleLauren CollinsMiriam McDonaldStacey Farber and Nina Dobrev.

His other television and film credits include Girls v. Boys, Ricky's Room, Charlie Bartlett, Full Out, 4th Man Out, Quints, Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire, Charming Christmas and Blood Pressure.

Total Net Worth of $500 Thousand

Jake Epstein has appeared in dozens of films and television series throughout his acting career and thus, he has earned a considerable amount of money from the entertainment industry.

According to multiple online sources, Epstein has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand. As for his salary, the 32-year-old Fall Out star, as per the report, was making $50 thousand to $60 thousand per episode of Degrassi: The Next Generation.

Married to Vanessa Smythe in Toronto

Talking about the relationship status of Jake Epstein, as we mentioned above, the American Idiot actor is a married man.

CAPTION: Jake Epstein and Vanessa Smythe Wedding SOURCE: [email protected]_mastroianni

The handsome hunk tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend Vanessa Smythe in a lavish ceremony in Toronto on July 7, 2018. Their close friends and family members were among the wedding guests.


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