Jared Rushton Biography
|Date of Birth:||1974 , March-3|
|Age:||47 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 7 Inch|
|Birth Name||Jared Michael Rushton|
|Birth Place/City||Provo, Utah|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
|Famous for||Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Big, Pet Sematary Two, Overboard|
|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|
Jared Rushton is a former American actor turned singer. After making appearances in such movies as Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Big, Pet Sematary Two, and 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 as Jared Michael Rushton on March 3, 1974, in Provo, Utah, the United States of America. 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.
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 2020, according to Celebrity Net Worth. After achieving mainstream success as an actor from 1986 to 2000, the 45-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.
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 if he is single or dating anyone. He is also not seen posting photos of himself getting cozy with a lady.