Jeff Goldblum Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Oluniyi Akande
Mar 01, 2024 By Oluniyi Akande
Originally Published on May 02, 2022
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Jeff Goldblum is an American superstar and musician, he is one of the best actors in Hollywood.
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About Jeff Goldblum

Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum, popularly known as Jeff Goldblum, is a famous Hollywood and television actor.
Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum was born on October 22, 1952, in West Homestead, Pennsylvania. Jeff Goldblum started his acting career in 1974 with his debut film 'Death Wish'.
Jeff Goldblum won the Saturn Award for Best Actor for his movie 'The Fly'. Jeff Goldblum has starred in some of the big box office films of his era including, 'Jurassic Park' (1993) and 'Independence Day' (1996) with their respective sequels.
Jeff Goldblum has also shown his acting skills in many television shows including 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent' and 'Will & Grace', for which he has also received a nomination for Primetime Emmy Award.

Jeff Goldblum Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Jeff Goldblum’s net worth?

The net worth of Goldblum in 2022 is estimated to be around $40 million. Jeff has made his fortune from his great acting skills shown in both films and television shows. Jeff has earned more than $6 million from his acting in the movies including 'Independence Day', 'Independence Day: Resurgence', 'Jurassic Park', 'The Lost World: Jurassic Park', and 'Jurassic World: The Fallen Kingdom'.

How much does Jeff Goldblum earn per year?

The yearly earnings of Jeff Goldblum is around $4 million.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Jeff Goldblum?

Jeff Goldblum is one of the tallest movie stars. His height is 6 ft 4 in (194 cm).

How old is Jeff Goldblum?

Jeff was born on October 22, 1952, in West Homestead, Pennsylvania, United States. He is 69 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum was born into a Jewish family in October 1952, in West Homestead, Pennsylvania, located just outside of Pittsburgh, United States of America. In his childhood, Jeff had a Bar Mitzvah ceremony. The whole Goldblum family follows the celebration of Christmas. Jeff Goldblum completed his schooling at Taylor Allderdice High school.
At the age of 17, Jeff decided to be an actor and he went to New York to become an actor. He studied acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse under the supervision of Sanford Meisner. Jeff made his Broadway debut in the musical 'Two Gentleman Of Verona', which has won the Tony award. Jeff is also a skilled jazz pianist.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is Jeff Goldblum's parents and siblings?

Jeff Goldblum was born in October 1952 in West Homestead. His father, Harold Leonard Goldblum, who was born in 1920 and died in 1983, was a doctor and major in the U.S. Army during World War II and later become Chief of Medicine at a Pittsburgh hospital. His mother, Shirley Jane Goldblum, who was born in 1926 and died in 2012, was a radio broadcaster and also owned an appliances firm.
Jeff has a sister, named Pamela Goldblum, who is also an actress, and a brother Lee Goldblum, who works as a broker. Jeff also had a brother Rick Goldblum, who died at the age of 23 in 1971 due to kidney failure.

Who is Jeff Goldblum’s partner?

Jeff Goldblum is currently married to Canadian dancer and aerialist, Emilie Livingston. The couple got married in November 2014. In 2015, Jeff Goldblum and Emilie Livingston were blessed with their first son Charlie Ocean Goldblum and in 2017 couple were again blessed with their second son River Joe Goldblum.
Before his marriage to Emilie, in 1987 Jeff was married to actress Geena Davis, his co-star in the movies Transylvania 6-5000', 'The Fly' and 'Earth Girls Are Easy'. They got divorced in 1990.
Jeff Goldblum was also married to Patricia Gaul from 1980-1986. Jeff and Patricia worked together in the 1985 film 'Silverado'.

Where does Jeff Goldblum live?

One of the highest-grossing stars, Jeff is living a lavishing and luxurious lifestyle in his 3,000-square-foot house in Los Angeles. Jeff is the proud owner of the property for the last 40 years. He bought this property in 1982.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Jeff Goldblum made his debut in films in the 1974 film 'Death Wish' as a home-invading thug. Jeff got his first lead role in 1985 in 'Into The Night'. Although, 'The Fly' released in 1986, helped him earn widespread critical recognition, which in turn helped him to bag many films. His hard work got recognition when he won the best actor award for the film 'The Fly'. In the year 1988 his three films were released, which were, 'Earth Girls Are Easy', and 'Vibes' and in 1989 'The Tall Guy'.
Jeff Goldblum became a household name for his character Dr. Ian Malcolm which he played in the biggest blockbuster movie of 1993 'Jurassic Park' for which he got nominated as the best supporting actor. In 1996, Jeff Goldblum acted in another blockbuster movie 'The Independence Day' for which he got nominated for Saturn Award for best actor. In 1997, Jeff again played the character of Dr. Ian Malcolm for 'The Lost World: Jurassic Park'. With all these achievements, he cemented his name as the top Hollywood star. In 1996, Jeff directed the short film 'Little Surprises' which was also nominated for the Academy Award.
The sequel of his '90s movie 'Jurassic Park' came in 2018 as 'Jurassic World: The Fallen Kingdom'. In 2016, another sequel to the '90s movie, 'The Independence Day', was released. The sequel was named 'Independence Day: Resurgence'. In 2014, the classic cult film 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' was released, which grabbed many awards after its release.
Besides films, Jeff has also worked in many television shows. Early in his career, Jeff made very frequent appearances on television shows like 'Columbo' and 'Starsky And Hutch'. He also worked in the television movie version of 'The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow'. Jeff is best known for working as detective Zack Nichols in the crime drama show 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent' in its eighth and ninth seasons. In 2019, Jeff Goldblum produced his own documentary series on Disney+, named 'The World According To Jeff Goldblum'.
Jeff Goldblum is best known for his work in the 1993 film 'Jurassic Park' and its sequel, 'The Lost World: Jurassic Park', and 'Jurassic World: The Fallen Kingdom'. Jeff is also known for 'Independence Day' and its sequel 'Independence Day: Resurgence'. He is adored for his roles in the 2014 film, 'The Grand Budapest Hotel', 1986 classic 'The Fly' and the crime drama show 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent'. Jeff played the role of Grandmaster in the movie 'Thor: Ragnarok'

Charity Work

Jeff Goldblum supports six charities. They are Angel Wear, Children For Peace, End Hunger Network, Oceana, Starlight Children's Foundation, and Wildlife Way Station.

What awards has Jeff Goldblum won?

Jeff Goldblum has won various awards and nominations. His awards include the Saturn Award for Best Actor (The Fly), COFCA Award for Best Ensemble and DFSC Award for Best Ensemble for the same movie 'The Grand Budapest Hotel', FFCC Award for Best Ensemble (The Grand Budapest Hotel), Cinema Con Award for Ensemble of the Universe (Independence Day: Resurgence), and Chainsaw Award for Best Supporting Actor (Jurassic Park).

Jeff Goldblum’s Hobbies And Interests

Jeff Goldblum is a skilled jazz pianist. He loves playing piano, while shooting movies in different cities, he often plays piano at the hotel bar.

Other Interesting Jeff Goldblum Facts And Trivia

  • Jeff Goldblum is presently an atheist.
  • Jeff is a democrat and was in a run-up in the 2016 United States presidential election.
  • Jeff has given voice to video games like 'Call of Duty: Black Ops III' and 'Jurassic World Evolution'.
  • Jeff has a band named Jeff Goldblum & The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra.
  • Jeff has a biography written on him, 'Because He's Jeff Goldblum: The Movies, Memes, and Meaning of Hollywood's Most Enigmatic Actor' by Washington Post.
  • Jeff became a father for the first time at the age of 62.
  • In 2018, Jeff was honored with the 2,638th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Jeff Goldblum Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Jeffrey Goldblum

Date of Birth




Place of Birth

West Homestead



194 cm

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Child Star?



Actor, Musician


William Esper Studio Inc

Net Worth



Emilie Livingston


Shirley Goldblum, Harold Leonard Goldblum


Lee Goldblum, Pamela Goldblum

Annual Earnings

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