Jesse Moynihan Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Ini-Iso Adiankpo
Feb 08, 2024 By Ini-Iso Adiankpo
Originally Published on Feb 17, 2023
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Jesse Moynihan was an Emmy Award nominee for his work in 'Adventure Time'.
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About Jesse Moynihan

Jesse Moynihan is an American artist, director, animator, composer, and writer, famous for being the creator of the best-selling graphic novel 'Forming' and the storyboard artist on the animated television series 'Adventure Time'.

Jesse Moynihan was born on January 4, 1978, in Santa Ana, California, in the United States of America. His parents were Shoko Moynihan and Robert Moynihan, and he had a younger brother, Justin.

American animator and writer Jesse Moynihan was introduced to music by his parents at the age of five. Before he graduated from high school, he had learned to play the violin.  After graduation, Jesse Moynihan enrolled at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, and also studied at Temple University, Philadelphia, where he earned a Film degree.

While in high school, Jesse Moynihan formed a punk musical band and later built a recording studio after graduation, where he practiced music with his brother and friends. As an accomplished musician and writer, Jesse Moynihan has worked on several animated television series like 'Adventure Time', 'Alpha Betas', 'Manly', and the graphic novel 'Forming'. He has participated in the Netflix series 'The Midnight Gospel', and his written works have been featured on platforms like 'The Believer' and 'MOME'.

Jesse Moynihan Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Jesse Moynihan's net worth?

The California-born writer and sensation Jesse Moynihan has a net worth of about $1.5 million.

How much does Jesse Moynihan earn per year?

Jesse Moynihan has yet to release any information on his annual income to the media but is estimated to earn about $100,000 annually.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Jesse Moynihan?

There is no available information on Jesse Moynihan's height.

How old is Jesse Moynihan?

Jesse Moynihan is 44 years old as of 2022. He was born in January 1978.

Childhood And Education

Jesse Moynihan was born in Santa Ana, California, on January 4, 1978. He began playing the violin at 5, and he drew his first comical character, Super Bug, in elementary school. Jesse Moynihan and his brother Justin were very close and learned music together. Jesse later studied at the Westtown Quaker Boarding School in Pennsylvania and graduated in 1996. Then he studied at Pratt Institute for a year and earned a Film degree from Temple University a few years later.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Jesse Moynihan's partner?

There is no available information on Jesse Moynihan's partner or family.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Jesse Moynihan is best known for writing the bestselling graphic novel 'Forming' and being the storyboard artist on the animated television series 'Adventure Time'.

Since high school, Jesse Moynihan formed his first punk band, Anal Sausage, with his brother Justin and friend Dave Walling. The band lasted from 1993 until six years later when it was disbanded and Jesse moved with his brother and high school friend Brandon Beaver to South Philadelphia. They began a recording studio and formed a new band Hiroshima Nagasaki before Jesse Moynihan joined other bands. These bands included Kuru Kuru Pa, Hiroshima Lemon, and Ivy Labs.

After graduating from college, Jesse Moynihan began working as an animator and soon worked on his most famous work, 'Adventure time' in 2010. A couple of years later, he worked on 'Manly', with his brother through Cartoon Hangover and also worked on 'Alpha Betas'. Recently, he served as the Art department director on the Netflix series 'The Midnight Gospel' and has created several comics like 'The Backwards Folding Mirror', 'Follow Me', and his most famous novel 'Forming'. His novel 'Forming' was a massive success and received remarks from Rob Clough of 'The Comics Journal' who praised its storyline and image quality. Jesse Moynihan is part of the Make A Rising musical band, with past members Travis Woodson, Andrew Ciccone, Brandon Beaver, and John Pettit.

Jesse Moynihan has also contributed to and has had his works featured in publications like the 'Philadelphia Weekly', 'Meathaus', 'Believer Magazine', 'Arthur Magazine', The Philadelphia Independent', and 'Vice'. He is very active on social media and loves sharing proofs of his animation works on his Instagram page.

What awards has Jesse Moynihan won?

Jesse Moynihan received an Emmy Award nomination in 2012 for his outstanding work on the television series 'Adventure time'. Previously in 2005, he received the Xeric Foundation grant for self-publishing comic artists and used the funds to self-publish two issues of 'The Backwards Folding Mirror'.

Other Interesting Jesse Moynihan Facts And Trivia

  • Jesse Moynihan took sparring Judo and Ju-Jitsu lessons with his brother Justin during his childhood.
  • He has hosted many musical performances.

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