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Jake T Austin was born on December 3, 1993, in New York City.
Jake T Austin is popular for his role in the Disney Channel series 'Wizards of Waverly Place'. He played the role of Max Russo in the show.
Jake T Austin was also a voice actor. He voiced Diego in the animated series 'Dora The Explorer' and 'Go Diego Go!' He has also featured in many other movies and TV shows like 'Adverse' and 'The Fosters.'
He competed in the dance show called 'Dancing With The Stars' in 2016 and appeared on the 'Late Show With David Letterman.'
He is known to be one of the highest-paid actors in the world, as he was number one on the People with Money Annual List of the highest-paid actors between May 2021 and May 2022.
His net worth is known to be $5 million.
The annual earnings of Jake T Austin are currently unknown, but we know the actor was paid well for his various movie roles.
Jake T Austin is 5 ft 8 in (175 cm) tall with brown hair and light blue eyes.
He was born on December 3, 1993, and he is currently 27 years old.
Jake's father is Joe Szymanski, and his mother is Giny Rodriguez Toranzo. The 'T' on his initials is from his mother's maiden name. They gave birth to the future famous American actor on December 3, 1993. He has a younger sister named Ava.
The historic restaurant The Clarksville Inn is owned by Jake's family. The restaurant, located in West Nyack, New York, originally opened in 1840 as a hotel and his mother is a beautician.
Jake dated Danielle Caesar for about four years. Danielle Caesar was an ardent fan and tweeted about her love for Jake T. Austin for five years before they started dating in 2016. The couple got engaged before breaking up in 2021.
The TV actor kicked off his career by appearing in commercials at the tender age of seven. However, his first acting role was as ' Kid 1968' in 'The Late Show With David Letterman' comedy sketch.
The American actor got his first major role in 2005 as the voice Diego in the 'Dora the Explorer' an animated series, and the spin-off series 'Go Diego Go!' He also did voice roles in other animated films like 'The Ant Bully' and 'Everyone's Hero.'
He landed a role in the live-action film 'The Perfect Rate' as Angel Marcia in 2006. The film was based on the true story about a non-U.S team that won the 1957 Little League World Series, the highlight being they were the first non-U.S team to do so.
In 2007, Jake starred in a Walt Disney Company production where he played the role of Chris in the film 'Johnny Kapahla: Back on Board.' After which, he played the role of Max Russo in the famous Disney Channel series 'Wizards of Wavery Place.' In this show, he played the youngest brother in a family of wizards living in New York and running a restaurant. He co-starred with Selena Gomez and David Henrie. While working on the set of 'Wizards of Waverly Place', Jake also appeared in a bunch of other Disney productions. In 2009 he was cast to play the role of Max Russo in 'Wizards on Deck', which was a crossover between three shows 'Wizards of Waverly Place,' 'The Suite Life in Deck' and 'Hannah Montana' which are also popular shows on the Disney network.
In the same summer, he also played a role in the second most-viewed Disney Channel film, 'Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie' as Max Russo. The film was rated well by critics and was only second to Disney Channels' 'High School Musical 2.'In 2009 the movie was also rated the number one scripted telecast.
Jake debuted on the live-action film scene with the 2009 DreamWorks film 'Hotel for Dogs', where he played Bruce, an orphan boy who hides a lot of dogs in a hotel that was abandoned.
In 2011, Jake starred in the popular 20th Century Fox musical film 'Rio', where he voiced Fernando, the orphaned Brazillian boy who was forced by animal traffickers to capture exotic birds. The role was reprised in the sequel 'Rio 2'. After that, he was cast in the movie 'New Year's Eve,' a romantic comedy released in December of the same year.
In 2012, he played a guest role in the comedy-drama 'Drop Dead Diva', where he starred as Samuel Forman, a teenage multimillionaire of 16 years. He also appeared on NBC's legal drama series 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' starring the role of Rob Fisher, a boyfriend of a girl who had her family murdered.
Jake's next major role was in 201 as Jesus Foster in ABC's family drama series 'The Fosters.' The show covered the story of two mothers raising foster and biological kids in a multi-ethnic home in San Diego, California; He was cast as 'Jesus Foster' for two of the seasons until he left in the finale of season 2 in 2015.
Jake had become quite popular for his voice acting, and in 2016, he was contracted to voice Jaime Reyes / Blue Beetle in the DC Comics animated movie 'Justice League v The Teen titans'
Jake also participated in some reality shows. He competed in the 23rd season of 'Dancing with the Stars.' Where he partnered with professional dancer Jenna Johnson, however, it was a shorter stint as the couple was announced as the first to be eliminated.
Finally, in October 2018, Austin was set to play a role in the neo-noir thriller 'Adverse', where he starred as Mickey Rourke. The thriller 'Adverse; premiered at the Fantasporto Festival in Portugal on February 28.
He wrote and sold his first screenplay, 'Kings of Suburbia' Jake said that the style in which the screenplay was written was as to the likeness of his favorite film 'Stand By Me.'
Jake T Austin is best known as a TV actor in the series 'Wizards of Waverly Place.'
Jake T Austin has worked with multiple foundations like the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which focuses on fulfilling the wishes of kids that are living with fatal medical conditions, and the Starlight Children's Foundation, which also focuses on children with chronic ailments with the objective of improving their quality of life.
He has also worked with Variety's Power of Youth initiative, which works with young stars with the goal of raising funds for specific causes.
In the 2006 Young Artist Award, he was nominated for the best performance in a voice-over role – young actors category for his voice acting in 'Go, Diego, Go'!
In 2012 he won the 'Hollywood Teen TV Awards for 'Favorite Television Actor' for his role in Wizards of Waverly Place.
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