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Jerry Trainor Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Gerald William Trainor
Place Of Birth
San Diego, California, USA
46 years old
Birth Date
January 21 1977

Jerry Trainor Facts

Child Star?
American Actor, Musician, Comedian
Education & Qualifications
Cathedral Catholic High School
Net Worth
Current Partner
Jessica Makinson
Bill Trainor, Madelyn Trainor
Liz Trainor

About Jerry Trainor

Gerald William Trainor, famously known as Jerry Trainor, is an American actor, musician, and comedian.
He was born on January 21, 1977, in San Diego, California, US. He is famous for this role as Spencer Shay in the teen Nickelodeon network sitcom called 'iCarly'.
When the show started in 2009, he was 32 years old. Jerry Trainor has appeared as a voice actor for Crazy Steve in 'Drake & Josh' and Dudley Puppy in 'T.U.F.F. Puppy' an animated series. Jerry has also had recurring and guest roles on the Disney channel and Netflix shows.
Jerry Trainor graduated from the University of San Diego High School, later renamed Cathedral Catholic High School. His mother taught pre-calculus and calculus at that same school. Jerry Trainor moved to Los Angeles to become an actor. He has won three Kids' Choice Awards and is nominated for one more. The result for that award is pending.
Jerry Trainor has won fans across the world with his acting and singing skills.

Jerry Trainor’s Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Jerry Trainor’s net worth?

Jerry Trainor's net worth is estimated to be $2 million.

How much does Jerry Trainor earn per year?

Jerry Trainor's annual income is estimated to be around $400,000.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Jerry Trainor?

Jerry Trainor is 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) tall.

How old is Jerry Trainor?

Jerry Trainor is 45 years old as of May 2022. He was born on January 21, 1977.

Childhood And Education

Gerald William Trainor, commonly known as Jerry Trainor, was born on January 21, 1977, in San Diego, California, United States. He is the son of a retired Navy fighter pilot and public defender Bill Trainor and retired high school Calculus teacher, Madelyn Trainor. He also has an older sister named Liz Trainor.
Jerry Trainor was born and brought up in the San Diego community of Scripps Ranch; he went to the University of San Diego High School. Later, he went to the University of California, Santa Barbara, to study drama. At 'The Groundings' Jerry Trainor took up improvisation in Los Angeles.
Trainor worked at SeaWorld San Diego before starting his career as an actor. He worked as a vendor who sold cold drinks and churros.
Jerry Trainor attended theater classes at UC Santa Barbara.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Jerry Trainor dating?

Jerry Trainor has been dating Jessica Makinson since 2008. He has not shared any other details regarding his personal life and family life. It is not known if the couple has any kids.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Jerry Trainor's television role debut was in the MTV series 'Undressed'. He played Eric. His role as Brian in 'Crossing Jordan' was his first recurring television role. He has appeared in 'Donnie Darko', a science fiction drama, and in 'Bring It On Again'.
From the year 2004 to 2007, Trainor played the recurring role of Crazy Steve in the series 'Drake & Josh'. Later from 2007 to 2012, he played Spencer Shay, as a guardian and older brother. For his role in 'iCarly', Jerry was awarded the Kids' Choice Awards thrice. He was also a part of the music-themed comedy 'Wreckless Epic'.
Trainor is also a voice actor; he lent his voice for Dudley Puppy in the animated series 'T.U.F.F Puppy'. He was nominated for an award. He played as Draenei Shaman in the 'World Of Warcraft' video series. He starred as Vinnie in the series 'Wendell & Vinnie' in 2013. In the two seasons of 'Halo', he played the role of Commander Michael Sullivan. Later in the year 2017, he lent his voice to the recurring role of Commander Cone in 'Bunsen Is A Beast'.
In the comedy web series 'The Porch', Jerry Trainor and Mike O'Gorman played their roles in it from 2018. Trainor also starred in 'Cover Versions'. In 2021, the show 'iCarly' was rebooted and premiered on Paramount+.
In 2015, Jerry formed a music band named Nice Enough People with Mike O'Gorman as the vocalist and guitarist, Andrew Zuber as the drummer, and Allison Scagliotti as the guitarist. Jerry played the bass for the band. In 2016, the band released their first EP called 'Hanover Hideaway'.

Charity Work

Jerry Trainor has volunteered at the St. Judes Children's Cancer Ward and the 'iCarly' cast. For him, pediatric cancer research has a special place in his heart.

What awards has Jerry Trainor won?

Jerry Trainor had been nominated for the Daytime Emmy as the 'Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program' in 2013. In 2010, he won the Kids' Choice Awards, Australia, for 'The Laugh Out Loud Award'. In 2012 and 2022, he was nominated by the Kids' Choice Awards USA for 'Favorite TV Sidekick' and 'Favorite Male TV Star' (in 'Family'). He has won three Kids' Choice Awards. In 2009, he was nominated by the Teen Choice Awards for 'Choice TV Actor: Comedy'.

Jerry Trainor’s Hobbies And Interests

Jerry Trainor's interest in acting developed in his school drama program. His hobbies are riding motorcycles and playing video games. Jerry's favorite sports are card games and rugby. He loves traveling. China, Hong Kong, and Australia are his favorite destinations. He also loves listening to music. His favorite is the Indian instrumentals. He loves Spanish cuisine, and grapes are his favorite fruit.

Other Interesting Jerry Trainor Facts And Trivia

  • Jerry Trainor's acting debut was in the year 2000. He also formed a music band where he played the bass. He is not only an actor and a musician but also a comedian.
  • Trainor has a rescue dog named Shoe; Shoe is part Jindo. Trainor also likes collecting comic books and vinyl. In high school, he studied high-level math and was almost a future architect. However, he went to college for theater. His star sign is Aquarius.
  • Trainor has not been married. He has been dating Jessica Makinson for 13 years. They began dating in 2008. Jessica Makinson is also known for being an actress. She is the same age as Trainor. They do not have any children and are not married. There is not much information on the couple as Trainor likes to keep his personal life private and away from the limelight.
  • Jerry Trainor has featured in a number of movies and TV shows over the years, this includes 'Undressed' (2000), 'Malcolm In The Middle' (2001), 'Crossing Jordan' (2004-2005), 'Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh' (2008), 'The Adventures Of Kid Danger' (2018) and several others.
  • In October 2015, Trainor formed the band Nice Enough People with guitarist/vocalist Mike O'Gorman, drummer Andrew Zuber, and guitarist Allison Scagliotti.
  • Jerry was raised in San Diego, California by parents Bill Trainer and Madelyn Trainor. He grew up together with his sister Liz.

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