Jason Ritter Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 13 Feb, 2020
Facts of Jason Ritter
Date of Birth: 1980 , February-17
Age: 41 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Jason Ritter
Father John Ritter
Mother Nancy Morgan
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Los Angeles, California
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Working For TV show, Movie
Net Worth $6 million
Girlfriend Melanie Lynskey
Children One
Movies The Real Story Of Christmas Tree, Good Dick, The Perfect Family, The Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best
TV Show Hack, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, WWII in HD, Gravity Falls
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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 his role in the NBC television series Parenthood. 

He Is From a Family Of Multi-Talented  

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, on February 17, 1980, Jason is 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. Jason 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, Jason graduated from New York University Tisch School of the Arts, where Jason studied at the Atlantic Theatre Company. Later, he moved to London, the UK, to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Who Is His Dad? 

His father John Ritter was considered one of the great actors in the entertainment world. He had over 100 films and TV shows credits.

John 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 and 8 Simple Rules

At the age of 54, Ritter passed away on 11th Sep 2003. 

Acting Journey Started From The Dreamer of Oz: The L.Frank Baum Story

In 1990, Jason 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. 

Jason with his dad, John SOURCE: Pinterest

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

In 2019, Ritter provided his voice as Ryder in the American computer-animated musical fantasy film Frozen 2. The same year, Jason landed his leading cast role as Pat in the American superhero science fiction web television series Raising Dion

How Much Is Jason Ritter's Net Worth?

The 39-year-old actor has a net worth of $6 million as of November 2019. He earned his 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 $5 million in 2019.

Who Is Jason's Wife? 

Talking about Jason 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.

In 1999, the actor was in a relationship with Marianna Palka. The pair first met each other while attending the Atlantic Theater Company in New York City. The couple broke up in 2013 even after being in a relationship for such a long time. 


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