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Jack Black Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Thomas Black
Place Of Birth
Santa Monica, California, USA
54 years old
Birth Date
August 28 1969

Jack Black Facts

Child Star?
Actor, Writer, Songwriter, Musician, Producer
Education & Qualifications
University of California
Net Worth
Current Partner
Tanya Haden
Thomas David Black, Samuel Jason Black
Judith Love Cohen, Thomas William Black
Neil Siegel, Howard Siegel, and Rachel Siegel

About Jack Black

Jack Black is a renowned American actor and voice artist.

His birth name is Thomas Jacob Black. Jack Black was born in Santa Monica, California.

He got various opportunities to perform in both film and television. Starting from small roles, he attained an irreplaceable position in Hollywood. He also received various awards and honors for his wonderful performances. Jack Black’s breakout performance was the role of Roger Davis in 'Bob Roberts'. After 'Bob Roberts' he started appearing in many small roles like 'Demolition Man', 'The Cable Guy', 'The Jackal', 'Enemy of the State', 'Crossworlds', 'Mars Attacks!', 'Dead Man Walking', and 'Waterworld'.

He also performed in 'True Romance' and his role as a security guard. His dramatic roles in television series made him popular. He has a net worth of about $50 million. His voice acting was very popular. He also earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2018. He started his acting career in small roles. Jack Black is also the co-founder of the band Tenacious D.

Jack Black Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Jack Black’s net worth?

Thomas Jacob Black has a net worth of about $50 million.

How much does Jack Black earn per year?

Adequate information regarding the annual income of Jack Black is unavailable.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Jack Black?

Jack Black is 5 ft 6 in (168 cm) tall.

How old is Jack Black?

Jack Black is 52-years-old as of 2022. He was born on August 28, 1969, in Santa Monica, California.

Childhood And Education

Jack Black was born in Santa Monica in California to Thomas William Black and Judith Love Cohen. He grew up with his three half-siblings Neil Siegel, Howard Siegel, and Rachel Siegel. Jack Black attended Poseidon School and Crossroads School. He attended the University of California in Los Angeles. Jack Black has been interested in acting since his childhood. His early roles were small and he appeared in several different roles at the start of his career.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Jack Black’s partner?

Jack Black’s partner is Tanya Haden. The couple has been married since 2006 and are parents to Thomas David Black and Samuel Jason Black.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Jack Black is a renowned American actor and voice artist.  He was born in Santa Monica, California. He is also a comedian, songwriter, and musician. He got various opportunities to perform in films and tv series. His role in the film 'High Fidelity' which was released in 2000 was amazing. That was a hit at the box office. He starred in the film 'Shallow Hal' which was released in 2001.

His performance in the film 'School of Rock' which was released in 2003 received great appreciation from people. Jack Black starred in the film 'Envy' which was released in 2004 and in 'The Holiday' which was released in 2006. He performed in the film 'Gulliver’s Travels' which was released in 2010. It was based on the novel of the same name written by Jonathan Swift. Jack Black’s performance in 'The House with a Clock in its Walls' which was released in 2018 was very well received by the audience.

Jack Black was also active in giving voices to characters and he is a leading voice actor in America. He gave his voice to DreamWorks Animation’s franchise, Kung Fu Panda named Po. He earned many awards and honors for his performances. He won a nomination for the Golden Globe award for his two movies named 'School of Rock' and 'Bernie'. He also earned a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame in 2018.

Jack Black was the lead vocalist in the comedy rock duo Tenacious D which won the Grammy award. He formed the duo along with his close friend Kyle Gass in 1994. They became popular after that and they released many albums which became popular. Their debut attempt at studio albums was 'Tenacious D' which was co-founded by Jack Black. The other studio albums of Jack Black and Kyle Glass were 'The Pick of Destiny', 'Post- Apocalypto' and 'Rise of the Fenix'.

Jack Black made his debut attempt at acting in a commercial when he was 13-years-old. He acted in the video game 'Pitfall' in 1982. Then he worked as a part of the Actor’s Gang which was a theater troupe established by UCLA students. In his youth, he performed in various small roles in television programs such as 'The X- Files', 'Mr. Show', 'Picket Fences', 'Life Goes On', 'Northern Exposure', and 'The Golden Palace'. He also appeared in 'Heat Vision and Jack' which was directed by Ben Stiller and Dan Harmon. He played the role of an ex-astronaut in 'Heat Vision and Jack'. He also performed in 'True Romance' and his role as a security guard. 

Jack Black was offered lead roles from 2000 onwards. He starred in the film titled 'High Fidelity' and his role was as an employee in a record store owned by a person named John Cusack. That role elevated his position in Hollywood as his role was noticed by many people. He then got many leading roles in movies such as 'Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny', 'Shallow Hal', 'Nicho Libre' and 'Gulliver’s Travels'.

Jack Black performed his best in the film 'School of Rock' in which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award in the category of Best Actor- Musical Or Comedy. He gave voice to the title role in 'Kung Fu Panda'. He was also a part of 'Kung Fu Panda 2' as well as in 'Kung Fu Panda 3'. He was very much interested in this as he got a lot of praise for his voice. He then performed in the film titled 'The Big Year' along with JoBeth Williams, Steve Martin, and Owen Wilson. It was released in 2011. Jack Black's performance was amazing in the comedy movie, 'Bernie', which was directed by Richard Linklater. For this role, Jack Black was again nominated for the Golden Globe Awards in the category of Best Actor In A Comedy.

Jack Black was also a part of many other television programs. He was part of the celebrity edition of the show, 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?' He participated in the show along with the celebrities Jimmy Kimmel and Denis Leary. He was the host of the Spike Video Game Awards in 2008. He also hosted the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards and 'Acceptable.TV'. Jack Black was also a part of the documentary show titled 'Years of Living Dangerously'. He also appeared in the music video titled 'Humility' for the song Gorillaz. He registered his own production company named Electric Dynamite Productions, Inc. in 2006.

Jack Black acted in the film 'High Fidelity' released in 2000. It was his breakout role that made him popular.

What awards has Jack Black won?

Jack Black won many awards and he was nominated for many awards as well. He won the Best Voice Award at Spike Video Game Awards in 2009. He won Favorite Supporting Actor - Comedy/Romance at Blockbuster Entertainment Awards for his role in the movie, 'High Fidelity'. He also won the Best Vocal Ensemble in a Feature Film at the Behind the Voice Actors Awards for his voice-over work in 'Kung Fu Panda 2'.

Jack Black’s Hobbies And Interests

Acting and music are major interests of Jack Black. He likes to perform. He also has a YouTube channel called Jablinski Games where he plays games and talks about various topics.

Other Interesting Jack Black Facts And Trivia

  • Jack Black is currently working on various projects. He is also touring with his band Tenacious D.
  • His real name is Thomas Jacob Black.
  • Jack Black is the lead singer of the band Tenacious D. He can also play guitar.
  • 'Bob Roberts' was his film debut.

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