Jared Rushton Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 28 Apr, 2021
Facts of Jared Rushton
Date of Birth: 1974 , March-3
Age: 47 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Jared Rushton
Birth Name Jared Michael Rushton
Mother Monica Rushton
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Provo, Utah
Profession Actor, musician
Net Worth $2 million
Famous for Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Big, Pet Sematary Two, Overboard
Married N/A
Married to N/A
Children N/A
Divorce N/A
Music Group Withdrawal, Deal by Dusk
Movies Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Big, Pet Sematary Two, Overboard
TV Show Tales from the Darkside, ER, Roseanne
Siblings Ryan Rushton
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Jared Rushton is a former American actor turned singer. After making appearances in such movies as Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Big, Pet Sematary Twoand Overboard, Jared tried his hand at music and is currently the guitarist for the rock band, Deal by Dusk.

Born in Provo, Utah

Jared Rushton was born Jared Michael Rushton on March 3, 1974, in Provo, Utah, the United States of America. As of 2021, his age is 47. His nationality is American, whereas his ethnicity is not known as the details of his parents is not disclosed. 

He started out appearing in TV commercials, and his first role was in the TV commercial for the doll line, Barbie and the Rockers.

Acting and Music Career

Jared Rushton was only 12 when he earned his first on-screen role in a 1986 episode of the television series, Tales from the Darkside. He went on to appear in the TV series, Cagney & Lacey and Top Kids, before landing a big-screen role in 1987 movie, Overboard. He portrayed the role of Charlie Proffitt, son of Kurt Russell’s character, Dean Proffitt.

The following year, Rushton was cast alongside Tom Hanks in Big. In the next few years, Rushton appeared in a litany of different movies and television shows-most notable for his appearance on an episode of the crime-drama, Murder, She Wrote as Travis Harmon and a three-episode stint on the TV sitcom, Roseanne as Chip Lang.

He also appeared in such movies as the 1989 family-comedy, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, and the 1992 sequel to the popular horror movie Pet Semetary, Pet Sematary Two.

Jared in Honey, I Shrunk the Kids SOURCE: IMDb

His guest appearances also included Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman, Northern Exposure, ER, Cracker: Mind Over Murder, among others. He ended his career as an established movie star and with multiple award nominations, including Saturn Awards and Young Artist Awards, under his belt.

After officially retiring from the film business in 2000, Jared turned to music as his next endeavor. He started as the singer and guitarist for the indie band, Withdrawal, with his brother Ryan Rushton. Presently, Jared plays guitar for the LA-based psychedelic rock band, Deal by Dusk.

Estimated Net Worth of $1.5 Million

Jared Rushton is currently estimated to be worth $2 million, as of 2021, according to Celebrity Net Worth. After achieving mainstream success as an actor from 1986 to 2000, the 47-year-old has had an ongoing musical career.

A mainstay of the movies back in the day, he appeared in such commercial box office successes as Honey, I Shrunk the Kids which made $222.7 million against an $18 million budget and Big which made $151.7 million against an $18 million budget.

Jared Rushton Maintains A Low Key Persona

A staple of film and television from the late ‘80s to the early ‘90s, Jared has stayed quiet after his permanent hiatus from the movies in 2000. Since then, no substantial news about the former actor has come out.

Promo material for Jared's band, Deal by Dusk SOURCE: Last.fm

As of now, he performs with his band, Deal by Dusk, and they routinely put out new music for their listeners.

Rushton has not disclosed anything about his current relationship status. It is not clear if he actor is single or dating anyone. He is also not seen posting photos of himself getting cozy with a lady. Some tabloids reported that he might be a married man. But, as he prefers to keep everything away from the media, he did not open up about his marriage.