Jackie Earle Haley Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Anusuya Mukherjee
Feb 08, 2024 By Anusuya Mukherjee
Originally Published on Nov 28, 2023
Jackie Earle Haley lives with his wife, Amelia Cruz, and is father to Olivia Haley and Christopher Haley.
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About Jackie Earle Haley

Jackie Earle Haley is an American director and actor best known for his role in the remake of 'A Nightmare On Elm Street' as Freddy Krueger.

Jackie Earle Haley is notable for his diverse roles in TV movies and films, including that of Kelly Leak in 'The Bad News Bears' and Moocher in 'Breaking Away'. He also acted in 'The Bad News Bears Go To Japan', 'The Bad News Bears In Breaking Training', and others.

Jackie Earle Haley took a break from acting and then transitioned into directing and producing television commercials. He returned to acting in 2006 with a supporting role in the film 'All The King's Men'. In the same year, he also appeared in 'Little Children', which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

Jackie Earle Haley: Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Jackie Earle Haley’s net worth?

In 2021, Jackie Earle Haley's net worth was estimated at $2 million.

How much does Jackie Earle Haley earn per year?

Jackie Earle Haley's annual earnings are yet to be estimated as of November 2023.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Jackie Earle Haley?

Jackie Earle Haley is 5 ft 5 in (165 cm) tall.

How old is Jackie Earle Haley?

Jackie Earle was born on July 14, 1961, and is 62 years old as of July 2023.

Childhood And Education

Jackie Earle Haley was born in Northridge, California, United States in 1961. Although there is limited information about his childhood, sources claim that he was born to Haven Earle 'Bud' Haley, his father, who worked as a disc jockey, show host, and actor. His mother's name is Iris D. Douglas.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Jackie Earle Haley’s partner?

Jackie Earle Haley is married to Amelia Cruz, his third wife, whom he married in 2004. As of 2023, he has two children: a daughter named Olivia, born in 1998, and a son named Christopher, born in 1986, from his previous marriages.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Jackie Earle Haley has been cast in several films such as 'The Day Of The Locust', 'John Schlesinger', 'Losin' It' alongside Tom Cruise, and 'Damnation Alley'. He appeared in 'The Bad News Bears' as Kelly Leak.

In his feature debut, Jackie appeared as Eric in 'The Outside Man' in the 1972 film. Jackie Earle Haley, in 1974, portrayed the character of a misfit kid, Norm, in the 12th episode of Shazam, a children's show.

Jackie Earle took a break from acting between the late '90s and 2005. Then, he continued acting again in 2006 as he first appeared in 'All The King's Men' as Steven Zaillian with Sean Penn as his bodyguard and in the movie 'Litlle Children'.

He was cast in 'Winged Creatures' in 2008 alongside Dakota Fanning, Guy Pearce, and Kate Beckinsale. In 2009, Jackie Earle Haley was cast in the film, 'Watchmen', an adaptation of the graphic novel by Alan Moore directed by Zack Snyder. It is a superhero film co-created by Dave Gibbons. Through this film, Jackie Earle Haley united with Patrick Wilson, his co-star in 'Little Children', and appeared alongside Jennifer Connelly and Kate Winslet.

In 2010, Haley played in the movie 'Shutter Island', directed by Martin Scorsese. During the same year, Haley portrayed Freddy Krueger in the remake of 'A Nightmare On Elm Street'.

Jackie Earle Haley also had feats as a director and producer of several TV commercials. He is the owner of JEH Productions, a production company that produces content for advertising and entertainment in San Antonio, Texas. He founded the company in 2007.

What awards has Jackie Earle Haley won?

Jackie Earle Haley earned several awards for his role as Ronald James McGorvey in 'Little Children' in 2006. Notable among them are the Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor, the Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor, the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor, the Gold Derby Film Award for Best Supporting Actor, the Village Voice Film Poll for Best Supporting Actor, the Southeastern Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor, and the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Additionally, he secured the Scream Award for Best Villain for his portrayal of Freddy Krueger in the 2010 remake of 'A Nightmare On Elm Street'.

Jackie Earle Haley's Hobbies And Interests

Apart from acting, Jackie Earle Haley is into Kenpo and Taekwondo and is a black belt in both.


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165 cm

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Director, Actor

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Amelia Cruz


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Written by Anusuya Mukherjee

Bachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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Anusuya MukherjeeBachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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