Jared Keeso Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 16 Oct, 2020
Facts of Jared Keeso
Date of Birth: 1984 , July-1
Age: 36 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Jared keeso
Birth Name Jared keeso
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Listowel, Ontario, Canada
Ethnicity Caucasian
Profession Actor
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Jared Keeso, a Canadian-born actor made his journey to career prominence from working in mills to acting. Professional since 2004, the Canadian Screen Award is famous for his work in major roles in 19-2 (2014), and Letterkenny (2016). Moreover, Keeso appeared in movies like Elysium (2013), Godzilla (2014), and The Death & Life of John F. Donovan (2018). 

Hails From Business Family Background

Jared Keeso was born on July 1, 1984, in Listowel, Ontario, Canada, under the birth sign of Cancer. Jared Keeso belongs to white ethnicity and is a Canadian by his nationality. In 1872, his father founded the Keeso Sawmill company in Northen Listowel, where he worked for several years before embarking on his acting career. Keeso spent most of his childhood days in Listowel along with his family. 

Further, Keeso also played hockey for the Strathroy Rockets of the Western Ontario Hockey League and the Listowel Cyclones of the GOJHL. During an interview, he discussed his life choices. 

"I was playing junior hockey and I honestly thought until I was eighteen that I'd be on a college scholarship somewhere or maybe playing in the NHL, even though I was never a good scorer. The only other thing I was really good at was acting. It wasn't until I stopped realistically thinking of hockey in my future that I started realistically thinking of something else, and acting was really the only thing."

Journey To Acting Success: TV Series And Movies

Talking about his acting career, Jared Keeso’s first TV credit was the 2004 American television series, Smallville. The same year, he also worked in the TV Series, Life as We Know It, and the TV Movie, Eve's Christmas

Moreover, Keeso has also worked in a number of television series, and movies such as Supernatural, ReGenesis, The Guard, Falling Skies, White Noise: The Light, Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball, and Shock to the System among others.

CAPTION: Canadian actor Jared Keeso SOURCE: people.com

After some supportive roles, he landed a lead role in the two-part biographical television mini-series, Keep Your Head Up, Kid: The Don Cherry Story (2010) and The Wrath of Grapes: The Don Cherry Story II (2012), where he portrayed Canadian ice hockey commentator Don Cherry.

Keeso has also won several awards for his work in the Canadian film industry in Hollywood. Notably, Keeso won the 2015 Canadian Screen Awards for Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role for his performance as Ben Chartier in the crime drama series 19-2 in which he worked from 2014 to 2017.

Since 2016 till now, Jared Keeso works in the sitcom, Letterkenny staring Kaniehtiio Horn, Sarah Gadon, and Dylan Playfair, that won him a 2nd Canadian Screen Awards in 2017.

The actor also worked in the box-office hit movies Elysium (2013) featuring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, and in Godzilla (2014) alongside Elizabeth Olsen and Aaron Taylor-Johnson.

Did you know? In 2013, he launched a channel named 'Play Fun Games Picture' alongside Mike Borden, featuring short-videos of struggles of Canadian farmers as well as his, under the projected named ‘Letterkenny Problems'. They are the basis of the TV sitcom ‘Letterkenny'.

Net Worth: Earned Millions Of Dollars Through 14 Years Of Acting

With notable appearances in many famous TV series & movies, the Canadian actor Jared Keeso got handy success in fame & fortune accumulation. According to Celebrity Net Worth, the 35-year-old actor has a net worth of $4 million as of January 2020

Keeso is believed to have earned a handsome 6-digit figure in salary through successful ventures in movies and TV series. As per the sources, the average annual salary of a Canadian actor is around $22,718 per year which can reach up to 38,620.

As for a face, Keeso's 2013 movie Elysium collected $286.1 million over the budget of $115 million while the 2014 monster film Godzilla made a whopping $524 million through the budget of $160 million. Most preferably, the actor lives in his house in Canada. Keeso, a dog-person owns a French Bulldog named Tierneh which costs in the range of $1,400 to $8,000.

Jared Keeso Relationship Status: Does He Have A Wife?

Jared Keeso is married to Magali Brunelle. The couple tied the knot in July 2018. As not surprising to Jared fans, the husband-wife duo lives a very low-key life and nothing much is revealed about their conjugal life.

CAPTION: Jared Keeso with his lovely wife  Magali Brunelle. The couple got married in July 2018. SOURCE: Instagram @jaredkeeso

As per some of the sources, he was previously in a romantic relationship with a mysterious lady from 2012 to 2016. He officiated his former relationship in May 2017 with HELLO magazine. However, he never mentioned her name in the media. 

Keeso is also active on social sites like Facebook and Instagram with thousands of followers. He uses the news media Twitter where he has 66.8k followers as of now. But the actor has never shared about his personal life on his social media.

He currently resides in Canada. 

Age, Height, Tattoo, and Other Facts

  • Age: Jared Keeso has reached 34 years old as of January 2020. 
  • Birth Sign: Cancer
  • Height: Jared Keeso stands 5 feet 10 inches tall or 1.77m. 
  • Weight: Keeso weighs 73 kg/ 1.60 lbs as of early 2020.    
  • He has a tattoo on his right arm.
  • He loves animals and has a dog named Tierneh. 
  • In the movie, Preggoland he has appeared alongside James Caan and Danny Trejo.

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