Jon Favreau Biography
|Popular Name:||Jon Favreau|
|Birth Name:||Jonathan Favreau|
|Birth Date:||19th October 1966|
|Birth Place:||Flushing, Queens, New York City,
New York, USA
|Children:||Max, Madeleine, and Rose Favreau|
|Profession:||Actor, director, producer|
|Net Worth:||$60 Million|
|Last Updated:||March 2020|
American Actor and director Jon Favreau is widely regarded for his movie acting skills and the roles he has played in all the movies he has appeared in throughout his whole acting career. He has starred in the films “Rudy” (1993),”Swingers” (1996, which he also wrote), “Very Bad Things” (1998), “The Replacements” (2000), “Daredevil” (2003), “The Break-Up” (2006), “Couples Retreat” (2009), and “Chef” (2014), which he also directed and wrote. He portrayed Pete Becker on the TV sitcom “Friends”. Furthermore, he is known for directing the films “Elf” (2003), “Zathura: A Space Adventure” (2005), “Cowboys & Aliens” (2011), “The Jungle Book” (2016), and “The Lion King” (2019). Jon Favreau has been active in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, executive producing, directing, and starring as Happy Hogan in the movies “Iron Man” (2008) and “Iron Man 2” (2010), as well as serving as executive producer and/or featuring as Happy Hogan in “The Avengers” (2012), “Iron Man 3” (2013), “Avengers: Age of Ultron” (2015), “Spider-Man: Homecoming” (2017), “Avengers: Infinity War” (2018), “Avengers: Endgame” (2019), and “SpiderMan: Far From Home” (2019). He also played the voice of Pre Vizla in the animated series Clone Wars. Additionally, he produces films under his own production company banner, Fairview Entertainment. Jon Favreau net worth draws source from all of these ventures he actively participates in, and as at the time of this writing, he is one of the most recognized actors and film directors in the world.
Early Life & Childhood
Jonathan Favreau was born in New York, United States on October 19, 1966, to parents Madeleine and Charles Favreau. His father was an engineer and special education teacher, while his mother worked as an elementary school teacher until she died of leukemia in 1979. Since he was a child, Jon Favreau had always wanted to become an actor, and his father was there to encourage him unto this path.
Talking about his education, Jon Favreau attended Hebrew school and equally had a Bar Mitzvah ceremony. Later in 1984, he completed his studies at The Bronx High School of Science attended Queens College for three years from 1984 to 1987 before dropping out to pursue his career.
Always wanting to become an actor since he was a child, Jon Favreau eventually made his acting debut in the 1993 biographical sports film “Rudy”, a film revolving around the life of Daniel Ruettiger, an American footballer and motivational. Over the next few years, Jon Favreau net worth was garnered as he began to take up more acting roles, appearing in several films, such as “Mrs. Parker & the Vicious Circle”, “Very Bad Things”, and “Love & Sex”. He eventually became a movie director, making his directorial debut in 2001 with the movie “Made”. In 2010, he directed “Iron Man 2”, the sequel to “Iron Man”, which was a very successful film, and collected an Academy Award nomination for ‘Best Visual Effects.’
He continued in his acting career and was next seen in films, such as “Entourage”, “Term Life”, and “SpiderMan: Homecoming”. In the year 2016, Jon Favreau directed the 2016 Oscar-winning film “The Jungle Book”. Two years later, he co-executive produced the highly successful “Avengers: Infinity War”, which was also a major contributory factor to Jon Favreau net worth. Furthermore, The 2019 film “Avengers: Endgame”, which was directed by Russo brothers, was executive-produced by Jon Favreau. He was also seen in the film “SpiderMan: Far From Home”, as well as many other top rated, high grossing films.
Awards & Honours
So far in his career as an actor and director, Jon Favreau has over 20 credits as a director and producer, as well as 7 credits as a writer. He won a Primetime Emmy Awards in 2005 for his efforts on “Dinner for Five”. He has won the Saturn Award in 2009, as well as nominations for a Critics’ Choice Award, Streaming Award, CFCA Award, and DFCS Award. All in all, he has recorded a total of 5 Award wins and 10 nominations.
Personal Life & Family
Jon Favreau is a married man who when not acting or directing films, spends time with his lovely wife, physician Joya Tillem who he married on November 24, 2000.
The couple have three children together; a son, Max, and two daughters, Madeleine, and Rose.
Jon Favreau is 6 feet 1 inch tall. He weighs 89kg. Additionally, his hair color is dark brown as well as the color of his eyes.
Jon Favreau Net Worth
A professional career as an actor, director, and producer, has been known as the primary source of Jon Favreau net worth. He is known for his acting roles in several movies, as well as owning his own film producing company. His is also a popular film director, credited to have directed several top-grossing films such as “Iron Man”, “Jungle Book”, “Chef”, “Made”, and “The Lion King”, which recorded massive sales and overall success worldwide, and served as the icing on the cake for Jon Favreau net worth.
As of 2020, Jon Favreau net worth is an estimated $60 Million, with excessive room for increment as the film director who rose to prominence for directing superhero films such as Iron Man and several others probably has a number of projects, as he hasn’t shown any signs that his currently still running career is coming to an end any time soon.