Jason Ritter is a famous American actor and producer who is best known for his role as Kevin Girardi in the American fantasy drama television series Joan of Arcadia. In 2012, Ritter was nominated for Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor role in the NBC television series Parenthood.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, on February 17, 1980, Jason iRitter s the son of an actress, Nancy Morgan, and actor John Ritter. He is a grandson of actors Tex Ritter and Dorothy Fay.
His stepmother Amy Yasbeck is also an actress. Ritter has three siblings, which include his actor brother, Tyler Ritter. He is American whereas his ethnicity is White.
Regarding his education, Ritter went to Crossroads High School in Santa Monica, California. In a short period there, she met Simon Helberg, who later became his roommate at New York University.
Afterward, the actor graduated from New York University Tisch School of the Arts, where he studied at the Atlantic Theatre Company. Later, he moved to London, the UK, to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Who Is Jason Ritter's Dad?
Ritter's father John Ritter was considered one of the great actors in the entertainment world. He had over 100 films and TV show credits.
He won a Primetime Emmy Award for his work on the ABC sitcom Three's Company from 1977-1984. His other notable works were Clifford the Big Red Dog, Problem Child, Problem Child 2, Sling Blade, Bad Santa, Skin Deep, Stay Tuned, and 8 Simple Rules among others.
At the age of 54, Ritter passed away on 11th Sep 2003 due to heart-related issues.
Rise To Fame: Movies And Tv Shows
In 1990, Ritter got the debut role of Harry Neat Baum in the biographical film The Dreamer of OZ: The L.Frank Baum Story alongside his father. In 2002, he appeared in the movie PG as Paul and in Swinfan as Randy.
Later, Ritter got the major role of Paul Fletcher in the American slasher film Freddy vs. Jason in 2003, starring Monica Keen, Kelly Rowland, and Chris Marquette. Afterward, he got featured in numerous films such as Morning, A Bag of Hammers, The Perfect Family, and others.
Worked As A Voice Actor
In 2019, Ritter provided his voice as Ryder in the American computer-animated musical fantasy film Frozen 2. The same year, he landed his leading cast role as Pat in the American superhero science fiction web television series Raising Dion.
Similarly, his other movies and tv shows are Gravity Falls, Good Dick, Parenthood, Raise Your Voice, The Tale, and more.
The 42-year-old actor has a net worth of around $6.1 million in 2202. Similarly, his fortune was around $6 Million as of November 2019. He earned a handsome sum of money from his profession as an actor.
Ritter has appeared in several hits projects so far. One of his projects, The Intervention directed by Clea Duvall, made $32,919 with a budget of $23,316.
Moreover, his partner, Melanie Lynskey, a New Zealand actress, also has an impressive net worth of above $1 Million. Also, some online sources have claimed her fortune was $5 million in 2019.
Who Is Ritter's Wife?
Talking about Ritter's current relationship status, he is currently engaged to longtime-girlfriend-turned-fiancee Melaine Lynskey. The pair got engaged in 2017 after dating for around four years. In December 2018, the pair welcomed their first child, a baby girl, together.
However, the duo is yet to tie the knot. Besides, the American actor might share a healthy relationship with his friends and family members.
by ab-basanta, 21 Jul, 2022