Jon Favreau is a highly talented artist from the Hollywood film industry. Jon Favreau is not only a popular American actor but he is also an accomplished screenwriter, film director and movie producer in the American film industry as well. You might best recognize Jon Favreau for his role as Happy Hogan in the first 2 Iron Man movies.
Jon Favreau has not only acted in several super hit movies but has also directed several critically-acclaimed and box-office hit Hollywood movies till date, as a talented director.
Jon Favreau produces movies under the Fairview Entertainment production house banner and his company is often credited for co-producing many of Jon Favreau’s directed movies.
About Jon Favreau
|Real Name||Jonathan Kolia Favreau|
|Nickname||Mark Johnstan or Favs|
|Date of Birth||19th October 1966|
|Place of Birth||Queens (New York City)|
|Education||Graduated from The Bronx High School of Science (New York City)|
|Height||6 ft 1"|
(185 cm) approximately
Family & Relationships
(Special Education Teacher)
(Elementary School Teacher)
|Net Worth||INR 424,00,00,000|
(USD 60 Million)
|Famous for||MOVIES -|
Rudy (1993), Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994), Batman Forever (1995), Swingers (1996), Tracey Takes On (1997), Deep Impact (1998), Rocky Marciano (1999), Almost Famous, The Replacements (2000), Made (2001), Daredevil, The Big Empty (2003), Wimbledon (2004), The Break-Up (2006), Iron Man, Four Christmases (2008), I Love You, Man, Couples Retreat (2009), Iron Man-2 (2010), Zookeeper (2011), People Like Us (2012), Iron Man-3, The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Chef (2014), Term Life (2016), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
Seinfeld - "Episode 1" (1994), Tracey Takes On - "Fame" and "Crime" (1996-1997), Friends (1997), The King of Queens (2004), Monk - "Mr. Monk Goes to the Dentist" (2006)
|First Movie||ACTOR -|
|Hobbies||Loves to read books|
Jon Favreau is one of the most excellent multi-talented artists in the American movie and TV industries today. Jon Favreau is renowned for his directorial and production skills as much as he is renowned for the small, but memorable roles, he does in numerous films.
Jon Favreau’s age is around 52, as Jon Favreau was born on the 19th of October, 1966 in Queens, New York City. Jon Favreau’s height is around 6 ft 1 inches (185 cm) while Jon Favreau’s weight is around 80 kg (175 lbs). In his spare time, Jon Favreau loves reading books and lists it as part of his hobbies.
Jon Favreau’s father was Charles Favreau, a special education teacher, while Jon Favreau’s mother was Madeleine Favreau, an elementary school teacher by profession. Jon Favreau’ wife is Joya Tillem, a physician by profession, whom he has been married to since November of 2000. Jon Favreau and his wife Joya Tillem have three lovely children – son Max, and daughters Madeleine Favreau and Brighton Rose Favreau.
Owing to his excellent acting, screenwriting, directing and production skills, Jon Favreau’s net worth is estimated around INR 424 crores (USD 60 Million).
As for the recognition for his multiple talents in the Hollywood movie and American TV industry, Jon Favreau is the winner of the Saturn Award for Best Director for ‘Iron Man’ (2008), the winner of the Cinema Audio Society’s 2017 Filmmaker Award and the Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Newcomer of the Year for ‘Swingers’ (1996), the winner of the Hollywood Blockbuster Award for directing the super hit real-life, 3-D depiction of ‘The Jungle Book’ (2016), the Tribeca Film Festival’s Audience Award for ‘Chef’ (2014) and also received the Visual Effects Society Awards’ 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award most recently.
Apart from having won these 6 prestigious awards, Jon Favreau has also had 1 Primetime Emmy Award nomination, 1 Saturn Award nomination, 1 Streaming Award nomination, 1 Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards nomination, 1 Chicago Film Critics Association Award nomination, 1 Denver Film Critics Society Award nomination, 1 Golden Derby Award nomination, 1 Hugo Award nomination, 1 Locarno International Film Festival Award nomination, 1 Rando Hatton Classic Horror Award nomination and 1 Seattle Film Critics Award nomination as well.
Interesting Facts About Jon Favreau
- Jon Favreau does not smoke however he does drink alcohol.
- Jon Favreau is known to have acted small roles in various of his own directed movies.
- Jon Favreau initially started working with Bear Sterns, the popular Wall Street firm however he quit the job and considered joining the New York City fire department.
- Jon Favreau joined Queens College City University twice he did not continue his studies as he became more focused on his acting during the time.
- Apart from Hollywood movies, Jon Favreau also frequently makes appearances on popular sitcoms and TV shows in America.