Justin Long Biography
|Date of Birth:||1978 , June-2|
|Age:||40 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 9 Inch|
|Birth Name||Justin Jacob Long|
|Nick Name||Justin Long|
|Father||R. James Long|
|Birth Place/City||Fairfield, Connecticut|
|Working For||Jeepers Creepers (2001), Dodgeball (2004), Accepted (2006),|
|Net Worth||$15 million|
|Famous for||Jeepers Creepers (2001), Dodgeball (2004), Accepted (2006),|
|Affair with||Drew Barrymore and Amanda Seyfried|
|Education||Fairfield College Preparatory School and Vassa College|
|Movies||Fairfield College Preparatory School|
|TV Show||Ed, New Girl|
There are only a few actors who get success from their debut film and Hollywood actor Justin Long is one of them. He rose to fame from his first film, Galaxy Quest (1999) which was both critically and commercially successful. He never failed to impress audiences through his versatile acting and dialogue delivery. Some of his notable roles include Dodgeball, Jeepers Creepers, Accepted, Alvin and the Chipmunks, Comet, and others.
Early Life And Education Of Justin Long
Justin Long was born Justin Jacob Long on June 2, 1978, in Fairfield, Connecticut, U.S. He is the middle son of R. James Long, a philosophy and Latin professor and Wendy Lesniak, a former actress. He is the grandson of Jody Lesniak.
His maternal grandmother was of Sicilian descent. He was raised in a Roman Catholic family along with his two brothers, an elder brother, Damian Long who is a local stage actor, teacher, and younger brother, Christian Long.
Long attended Fairfield College Preparatory School, a Jesuit school and completed his schooling. Then he joined Vassar College, where he was a member of the sketch comedy group, Laughingstock and starred in several plays.
Justin Long's Career
Justin Long started his acting career in 1999 American comic science fiction film, Galaxy Quest as Brandon. He earned Saturn Award nomination for his role in the category of Best Performance by a Younger Actor. The following year, he debuted in television in NBC's Ed where he played the role of socially awkward Warren P. Cheswick and appeared in altogether 71 episodes.
Some of his notable film credits, Idiocracy, Waiting, The Break-Up, Crossroads, Jeepers Creepers, DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, Live Free or Die Hard, Accepted, The Sasquatch Gang. He had a small role in the comedy film Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008).
Justin Long has appeared in numerous TV series as well such as New Girl, Unsupervised, Mom, TripTank, F Is for Family, Drunk History, Skylanders Academy. In 2014, Long starred in the independent love drama, Comet which he produced. His most recent released film was And Then I Go and Literally, Right Before Aaron in 2017.
As of 2018, he voice-over the character of Spyro the Dragon in Netflix animated series, Skylanders Academy.
Justin Long's Net Worth
Justin Long is an undeniable Hollywood talent who is active in the industry since 1999. He has an estimated net worth of $15 million.
He lives a lavish lifestyle. Long purchased a 1,975-square-foot apartment at the high-rise Blue luxury complex of New York City at $2.4 million in 2008. In 2018, Justin Long bought Los Feliz house at $2.1 million.
In 2009, Long earned $6,240,000 from the sales of the video Still Waiting as Dean, in 2016 he made $19,140 from the sales of the video Yoga Hosers as Yogi Bayer. Similarly, he made $5,190 from the sales of the video Literally, Right Before Aaron as Adam in 2017.
Similarly, he starred in numerous box office hit movies and some of them are enlisted below;
1. DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story (2004)
Budget= $20 million
Box-office collection= $167.7 million
IMDb rating= 6.7 stars
2. Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
Budget= $110 million
Box-office collection= $383.5 million
IMDb rating= 7.2 stars
3. Drag Me to Hell (2009)
Budget= $30 million
Box-office collection= $90.8 million
IMDb rating= 6.6 stars
Starring= Alison Lohman, Lorna Raver, Dileep Rao, David Paymer
4. He's Just Not That into You (2009)
Budget= $40 million
Box-office collection= $181.1 million
IMDb rating= 6.4 stars
Justin Long's Personal Life
Justin Long is in a romantic relationship with his longtime musician girlfriend, Lauren Mayberry. Lauren is the lead singer of the Scottish synth-pop band CHVRCHES. The couple is together since 2016 and shares a healthy relationship. As of 2018, he lives in Los Angeles with his girlfriend.
Previously, Long dated actress, Drew Barrymore but the couple failed to handle their love life and split apart after three years of relationship in 2010. He then dated actress and model, Amanda Seyfried from mid-2013 for two years before breaking up in September 2015.
In 2008, he was ranked #25 on Entertainment Weekly's '30 Under 30' the actor's list. He loves watching movies and some of his favorite films are Back to the Future (1985), Way Out West (1937), Drugstore Cowboy (1989). Long has a dog named, Moose and he loves spending time with them.
- Height: He stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches tall (1.75m).
- Weight: As of 2018, he weighs 67kg (148 pounds).
Check out the interview with Justin Long at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,