Jon Favreau, born as Jonathan Kolia Favreau on 18th October 1966, is an American actor, director, producer and screenwriter who gained fame by appearing in the popular comedy TV series Friends (1994-2004). He further directed several movies that made him more and more prominent in the industry. As of 2019, Jon has a net worth of $55 million USD. Let’s find out how he made his fortune?
Jon was born on October 19, 1966 in Flushing, Queens. His mother, Madeleine (nee Gordon), worked as a flight attendant and his father, Charles Favreau, is a speechwriter who has worked for Democratic candidates since 1972. His parents divorced when he was three years old and he moved with his mother to Marin County and then to Newton Upper Falls where she married Greg Welch. He also has a sister, Suzie Lorraine. He studied at Santa Monica High School (California) until 1986 when he dropped out to pursue filmmaking full-time.
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Jon Favreau was born in 1967 in Queens, New York. His career as an actor began in 1991 with a role on an episode of Night Court. A few years later, he landed a supporting role on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and played continued to appear on episodic television throughout his 20s. In 1995, he appeared in two episodes of Murphy Brown as Joey Lucas’ boyfriend Danny Tanner. In 1996, he had a supporting role in Date with an Angel and then appeared in Friends as Peter MacDougall from 1996 to 1997. He played Dick Johnson for one season on The John Larroquette Show before landing his breakthrough role: Vincent Mancini Sr., aka Mini-Me in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery.
Directing in a Documentary Film – More than half of all movies are documentaries. In fact, documentary films and non-fiction videos have been commercially released since 1902. Who is more famous for directing in a documentary film? Jon Favreau who is an American actor, film director, screenwriter, producer and entrepreneur who has overall net worth $50 million. He is known for his performance in Swingers (1996), Friends (1994-2004), Iron Man 1(2008), Iron Man 2(2010), The Jungle Book (2016) which became highest grossing film of 2016 as it raked box office collections nearly $1 billion worldwide with estimated budget $175 million.
‘Fargo’ (2014) miniseries. Jon Favreau (actor): $3 million. At present, he has earned around $3 million as his salary from his role as chief executive officer in ‘Chef,’ and $4 million for playing Happy Hogan in ‘The Avengers’ and ‘Iron Man 2.’ He also worked for directing television series titled ‘Entourage,’ which made him name a popular personality among young generation of USA. Besides all these, he earns considerable amount of money from different advertisements, documentaries and more from his appearances on television programs.
Awards & Nominations
In 2006, Jon won a Grammy Award for his Glory Road soundtrack. He also received an Oscar nomination for directing Iron Man and two Golden Globe nominations in 2016 and 2017. In addition to that, he was nominated as executive producer of Disney’s live-action remake of The Jungle Book which is based on a children’s book written by Rudyard Kipling back in 1894. Apart from that, he also received seven Emmy Award nominations for his role as one of Oprah Winfrey’s producers in her television show. Furthermore, he has been nominated as one of People magazine’s 25 Most Eligible Bachelors in 2008.
Cars & House
According to his interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Jon is said to be a huge fan of Audi, a German car manufacturer. He is often seen driving around Los Angeles in different Audi cars such as Q5 and A4. And since he loves cars so much it’s no surprise that he is also known for having an expensive collection of various luxury vehicles (e.g., motorcycles) at home. In addition to loving cars, Jon has a great interest in real estate too. In an interview with Variety in 2012, he mentioned that he would love to have homes in L.A., New York and Connecticut.
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