Joseph Gordon-Levitt is a famous actor from the Hollywood movie industry and has been a passionate actor since an early age.
After having being cast in significant roles as a young actor in popular movies and on a famous TV sit-com, Joseph Gordon-Levitt dropped out of college again to pursue his dream of becoming an established actor.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is popular for his roles in movies belonging to varied genres, including action-thrillers and comedy to even biopics.
Besides being a talented actor, Joseph Gordon-Levitt is also a skilled singer, filmmaker and an entrepreneur as well.
About Joseph Gordon-Levitt
|Real Name||Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt|
|Nickname||Regular Joe, JGL, Joey or Joe|
|Date of Birth||17th February 1981|
|Age (as of November 2018)||37 years|
|Place of Birth||Los Angeles (California)|
|Education||Graduated from Van Nuys High School (Los Angeles, California)|
|Height||5 ft 9"
(180 cm) approximately
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Family & Relationships
(ex-News Director at Pacific Radio Station)
|Mother||Jane Gordon Levitt
|Brother||Dan Gordon-Levitt (Deceased-Elder)
|Net Worth||INR 253,00,00,000
(USD 35 Million)
|Famous for||MOVIES -
Angels in the Outfield (1994), The Juror (1996), Sweet Jane (1998), 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), Picking Up the Pieces (2000), Manic (2001), Latter Days (2003), Mysterious Skin (2004), Brick, Havoc (2005), The Lookout (2007), Miracle at St. Anna (2008), (500) Days of Summer, G. I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra (2009), Morgan M. Morgansen's Date with Destiny, Inception (2010), 50/50 (2011), The Dark Knight Rises, Looper, Lincoln (2012), Don Jon (2013), Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014), The Walk (2015) Snowden (2016)
Stranger on My Land (1988), Settle the Score (1989), Changes, Plymouth, Dark Shadows, L. A. Law - "Lose the Boss" (1991), The Powers That Be (1992), Gregory K. (1993), The Great Elephant Escape (1995), That 70's Show - "Eric's Buddy" (1998), Numb3rs - "Sacrifice" (2005), Saturday Night Live (2009 and 2012), HitRecord on TV (2014-2015)
|First Movie||Angles in the Outfield (1994)|
|Favorite Actors||Gena Rowlands, Daniel Day-Lewis, Gary Oldman and Warren Oates|
|Hobbies||Loves to play drums and guitar|
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is one of the most popular and naturally-talented actors. Initially, Joseph Gordon-Levitt began appearing in TV commercials at the age of only 4 years and soon started acting at the tender age of 6 years with a debut in a TV film.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s age is around 37 years as Joseph Gordon-Levitt was born on the 17th of February, 1981, in Los Angeles, California. Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s height is around 5 ft 9 inches (180 cm) while Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s weight is around 70 kg (155 lbs). In his spare time, Joseph Gordon-Levitt loves to play the drums or the guitar, as part of his hobbies.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s father is Dennis Levitt, who previously worked as a News Director with Pacific Radio Station and Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s mother is Jane Gordon Levitt, a political and social activist. Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s elder brother was Daniel Gordon-Levitt, who worked as a photographer but tragically died at a young age. Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s wife is Tasha McCauley, whom he is married to since December of 2014. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and his wife Tasha McCauley have two sons together.
Owing to his success as an actor, filmmaker, singer and entrepreneur, Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s net worth is currently estimated around INR 253 crores (USD 35 Million).
Talking about the recognition for being a talented actor in the Hollywood movie industry and American TV industry, Joseph Gordon-Levitt has received several prestigious awards and had numerous award nominations to his credit, in an acting career spanning for over 25 years.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media – Social TV Experience for ‘HitRecord TV (2014) besides having 1 Primetime Emmy Award nomination also.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt also won the Young Artist Award for Best Young Actor Under 10 in a Motion Picture for his amazing performance as a child artist in ‘A River Runs Through It’ (1992), apart from having 3 Young Artist Award nominations too.
Besides winning these 2 awards, Joseph Gordon-Levitt has also had 2 Golden Globe Award nominations, 2 Independent Spirit Award nominations, 5 MTV Movie Award nominations, 3 People’s Choice Award nominations, 3 Saturn Award nominations, 1 Satellite Award nomination and 4 Screen Actors Guild Award nominations till date.
Interesting Facts About Joseph Gordon-Levitt
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt is a teetotaler and does not smoke or drinks alcohol.
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt is most recognized for his dimpled, boyish looks and his ability to get his characters expressive.
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt landed his first big break in acting with a role on the super hit sit-com ‘3rd Rock from the Sun’ (1996).
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt attended Columbia University for some time after graduating from high school but soon moved to New York City.
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt is also fluent in French and announced veteran actress Marion Cotillard’s award to her in French, her native tongue, during the 2012 Hollywood Film Festival.
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt tends to wear mismatched, brightly colored socks everyday, in memory of his elder brother Daniel Gordon-Levitt, a professional photographer who passed away.