Jason Earles Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Akinwalere Olaleye
Mar 01, 2024 By Akinwalere Olaleye
Originally Published on May 06, 2022
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About Jason Earles

Jason Earles is an actor, comedian, and director from the United States of America.
Earles is probably best recognized for his work in 'Hannah Montana' as Jackson Stewart, the brother of the protagonist Miley Stewart. Apart from this, he played the role of Rudy Gillespie in 'Kickin' It' and Jack Schaeffer in 'Super Buddies'.
He has also appeared in the movie 'National Treasure' as Thomas Gates along with Nicolas Cage. 'Table 6' and 'Gordon Glass' are some of his other films. He has also received an accolade from the AMTC for his cold reading talents.
Jason Earles was born on April 26, 1977, in San Diego, California, USA. He is currently 44 years old. Jason Earles' eyes are blue, while his hair color is light brown. His physique is athletic, and he keeps himself fit by doing physical workouts regularly. He incorporates exercise into his daily routine.
Jason Earles is married to actress Katie Drysen. This is his second marriage. He has a child, Noah Earles, from his first marriage. Continue reading to find out about Jason Earles.

Jason Earles Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Jason Earles’ net worth?

Jason Earles' net worth amounts to $8 million. This includes his salary from his roles in movies and TV shows, as well as his earnings from endorsements and sponsorships.

How much does Jason Earles earn per year?

The annual income of Jason Earles is $4 million. Earles had roles in numerous big-budget films but has also starred in a variety of television shows as a recurring guest.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How Tall is Jason Earles?

Jason Earles, the famous actor from 'American Pie Presents: Band Camp', 'National Treasure', and many more, is 5 ft 5 in (165 cm) tall.

How Old is Jason Earles?

Earles was born on April 26, 1977, in San Diego, California, USA. As of 2022, he is 45 years old.

Childhood And Education

Jason Earles' mother is Jenny Earles, while the name of his father is unknown. He has four siblings. Among his siblings are one sister and three brothers. After living in Ohio and Washington, his family shifted to Oregon. Jason eventually moved back to southern California after completing his education in Billings, Montana.
Jason Earles graduated from Glencoe High School, located in Hillsboro, Oregon. He received excellent grades and was accepted into Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana, from where he graduated in theater arts. Later, he moved to California to chase his dreams of becoming an actor.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Jason Earles’ partner?

Jason Earles is a married man. Katie Drysen, who is also an actress, is the wife of Jason Earles. The pair began dating in 2013, and on August 12, 2017, they tied the knot. The pair had already been engaged for a little more than a year before they married. Following two years of relationship, the couple got engaged in November 2016 at Disneyland. Earles proposed to Katie with a Ring Pop, which was eventually replaced with an engagement ring. The Garland Hotel in California hosted their marriage ceremony. Emily Osment, Phill Lewis, as well as Moises Arias were among the Disney actresses and actors attending.
Earles was married to Jennifer Earles before he married Drysen. Jennifer and Jason began dating while attending Rocky Mountain College and were together from 2002-2013. They have a son named Noah Earles. Jennifer was awarded guardianship of the child in the divorce proceedings, which were kept private. The cause for the separation was also not disclosed to the public.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Jason Earles made his debut in Hollywood in the NBC sitcom titled 'Still Standing'. He played the role of a card gamer who was friends with the protagonist, Brian Miller. Jason Earles is best known for his roles as Jackson Stewart in Disney Channel's 'Hannah Montana', Rudy Gillespie in 'Kickin' It', and Jack Schaeffer in 'Super Buddies'.
In addition to acting, Jason Earles has voiced several characters. These include Spudnik, a talking dog, in the movie 'Space Buddies', and Hamster Boy and Kevin in the TV show 'Fish Hooks'. In the show 'Randy Cunnigham: 9th Grade Ninja', he voiced the character of Brent, a student at Norrisville High.
Earles has worked in films like 'National Treasure' alongside Nicolas Cage, 'Table 6', and 'Gordon Glass'. He guest-starred as an advanced math student Grady Spaggett in two episodes of the Disney Channel series 'Phil Of The Future'. In 2006, he was a part of the Blue Team on 'Disney Channel Games', whereas in 2007 and 2008, he was a part of the Red Team. He co-hosted Disney Channel's New Year's Eve special, titled 'Disney Channel's Sing-Along Bowl-athon'. He had a main role in the web series 'Hotel Du Loone' as Flynt Rogers.
As for more recent roles, in 2020, he starred as Skeeter Swindell on the acclaimed TV series 'Just Roll With It'. He was an acting coach for 'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series' and is set to guest star in the show's third season as a camp counselor named Dewey Wood.

Charity Work

Jason Earles has risen to fame not just as an actor in TV shows and films, but also for his charity efforts. He contributed cast memorabilia to his alma mater, Rocky Mountain College to help with their fundraising efforts.

What awards has Jason Earles won?

Jason Earles received a Teen Choice Award nomination for his outstanding work in 'Hannah Montana: The Movie' in 2009. He was also given an AMTC award for his cold reading talents.

Jason Earles’ Hobbies and Interests

Jason Earles is a very talented person with many hobbies and interests. He loves to play sports like badminton and takes part in various outdoor activities. He also enjoys dancing. He loves cats and is a skilled martial artist. He also holds a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Playing video games is also among his favorite pastimes.

Other Interesting Jason Earles Facts And Trivia

  • Jason Earles is an American comedian, actor, and director.
  • Currently, Jason Earles lives with his family near Toluca Lake, Los Angeles, California.
  • Actress Katie Drysen is his wife.
  • Jason Earles played the role of Jackson Stewart in the Disney Channel original series 'Hannah Montana' from 2006-2011. He played the role of Miley Stewart's older brother in the series and subsequent film titled 'Hannah Montana: The Movie'.
  • Jason Earles worked briefly as an acting supervisor and faculty guide with the performers of the Disney+ spin-off sitcom 'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series'. He will guest star in the show's third season as a camp counselor.
  • His other notable roles are in 'Kickin' It' as the sensei Rudy Gillespie and 'Super Buddies' as Jack Schaeffer. He has also appeared in the films 'National Treasure', 'Table 6', and 'Gordon Glass'.
    Main image credits: Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock

Jason Earles Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

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Jason Earles

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Place of Birth

San Diego, California



164 cm

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Child Star?



Actor, Comedian, Director


Rocky Mountain College

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Katie Drysen


Jenny Earles

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Written by Akinwalere Olaleye

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature

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