Jonah Hill Biography
Jonah Hill (Jonah Hill Feldstein) is an American actor, producer, screenwriter and comedian born on 20th December 1983 in Los Angeles, U.S. He is popular for his role on The Wolf of Wall Street for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
Jonah Hill Education
He attended Brentwood School, a Center for Early Education and later joined Crossroads School, in Santa Monica. After graduating high school he joined Bard College, The New School and later joined the University of Colorado Boulder.
Jonah Hill Age
He was born on December 20, 1983.
Jonah Hill Religion
Hill is Jewish, he even had a Bar Mitzvah ceremony, a Jewish coming of age ritual.
Jonah Hill Family | Jonah Hill Parents
His parents are Richard Feldstein, a tour accountant for Guns N’ Roses and Sharon Lyn (née Chalkin), a costume designer and fashion stylist. He has a younger sister Beanie Feldstein who is an actress best known for her role in the comedy film Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016)
Jonah Hill Brother
His elder brother Jordan Feldstein, born in 1977, was a music manager of Robin Thicke and Maroon 5. He died in 2017 at the age of 40 from a DVT/pulmonary embolism.
Jonah Hill Wife | Girlfriend
Jonah is in a relationship with Gianna Santos, who is a stylist/ producer for the clothing company KITH. Gianna is a graduate of Fordham University in 2011. Jonah is reported to have previously dated Erin Galpern, Isabelle McNally, Rita Ora, Ali Hoffman, Jordan Klein, and Brooke Glazer.
Hill made his film debut in ‘I Heart Huckabees’. While in college, he used to write his own plays and perform them in the Black and White bar in the East Village neighborhood of New York City. He was befriended by Rebecca and Jake, Dustin Hoffman’s children, who introduced him to Hoffman. Hoffman asked him to audition for a role in ‘I Heart Huckabees’ which he got.
Jonah Hill Career
After his film debut in I Heart Huckabees he made a brief appearance in ‘ The 40-Year-Old Virgin’ which lead to him appearing in the comedy Grandma’s Boy (2006) and was featured in comedies Accepted and Click, playing Adam Sandler’s character’s son in the latter film.
He had his first leading role in ‘Superbad’ alongside Michael Cera. The film roles were based on the film writers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. He also starred in Judd Apatow’s third directorial feature, Funny People (2009).
He received his first Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for his performance in the 2011 sports film Moneyball for his role as Peter Brand.
Jonah Hill Oscar
Hill received his first Oscar nomination in the late January 2012 for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role in Moneyball. He received his second Oscar nomination for his role as Donnie Azoff in The Wolf of Wall Street film.
Jonah Hill Net Worth
He ranked 28th on Forbes magazine’s ranking of world’s highest paid actors from June 2014 to June 2015, bringing in $16 million. He has an estimated net worth of $30 million.
Jonah Hill Weight Loss
Hill appeared at the 2011 ESPN Espy Awards in July 2011, having lost a significant amount of weight. He did this by consulting with a trainer and a nutritionist and changing his diet to mainly eating sushi in order to obtain serious roles. He stated he had lost 40 pounds.