Jared Leto

Jared Leto

Jared Leto
Quick Facts About Jared Leto
Celebrated Name Jared Leto
Age 52 years old
Nick Name J, Jaro
Birth Name Jared Joseph Leto
Birth Date 1971-12-26
Gender Male
Profession Singer, Actor
Nationality American
Place of Birth Bossier City, Louisiana, the U.S.
Ethnicity English, Cajun/French
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Capricorn
Father Anthony L.Bryant
Mother Constance Leto
Brother Shannon Leto
School Emerson Preparatory School
University Philadelphia's University of the Arts
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Valery Kaufman
Net Worth $90 million
Salary $4 million per year
Height 5 ft 9 inches
Weight 69 Kg
Body Measurement 42-31-14 inches
Eye Color blue
Hair Color dark brown

Jared Leto is widely recognized for his role as Jordan Catalano on the television series "My So-Called Life"(1994). He is also known for his role as "The Joker" in the American superhero movie Suicide Squad (2016) and as Albert Sparma neo-noir crime film "The Little Things" (2021) which earned him nominations for a Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award—both for Best Supporting Actor.

Who is Jared Leto?

Jared Leto is an American actor and musician. He is considered to be a method actor, known for his constant devotion to and research of his roles. A versatile actor in Hollywood, He has won numerous accolades including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Leto made his film debut in "How to Make an American Quilt" (1995) and received critical praise for his performance in "Prefontaine" (1997). Likewise, he earned critical acclaim for portraying heroin addict "Harry Goldfarb in Requiem for a Dream"(2000). His notable works include "Panic Room" (2002), "Alexander" (2004), "Lord of War" (2005), "Lonely Hearts" (2006), "Chapter 27" (2007), and "Mr. Nobody" (2009). 

In the music world, he is the lead vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, and the main songwriter for Thirty Seconds to Mars, a band he formed with his older brother Shannon Leto. Their debut album, 30 Seconds to Mars (2002), was released with positive reviews but limited commercial success. The band achieved worldwide fame with the release of their second album A Beautiful Lie (2005).

His performance as a transgender woman in the movie "Dallas Buyers Club"(2013) s the most critically acclaimed one for which he won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actor.

His upcoming movie includes "Morbius" which is scheduled to be released on January 28, 2022. He would also star as the character Ares in the yet-untitled Tron 3 film, the sequel to 2010's Tron: Legacy. He would also star in a film directed by Darren Aronofsky titled "Adrift". He plays Adam Neumann alongside Anne Hathaway in Apple+'s 2022 WeCrashed about the rise and fall of the American company "WeWork". 

Jared Leto Biography

Jared Leto was born on 26th December 1971 in Bossier City, Louisiana, the U.S. Her birth name is Jared Joseph Leto. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnicity of English, Cajun/French, smaller amounts of Irish, German ancestry. Capricorn is his star sign. He is a follower of Christianity. 

Jared Leto was born into a financially weak family. He was raised by his mother Constance Leto. Actually, Leto is the surname of his stepfather Carl Leto. His biological father Anthony L.Bryant abandoned his family when Jared was too young enough to remember. He would never see his father again.

When he was eight years old, his father committed suicide for reasons unknown. Jared, his brother, Shannon, and their mother, Constance, moved in with her parents temporarily. Jared's grandfather served in the military, so Jared moved to multiple locations throughout the United States during his childhood. Constance eventually married Carl Leto, who adopted Jared and his brother.

For education, He studied at the private Emerson Preparatory School in Washington, D.C. Later, Leto enrolled at Philadelphia's University of the Arts to study painting, but switched his focus to acting and transferred to the School of Visual Arts in New York City, where he majored in filmmaking.

Who is the wife of Jared Leto? 

While never been married, Jared Leto has been in a relationship with numerous girls. Currently, he is dating a beautiful Russian model whose name goes by Valery Kaufman. The 26-year-old is signed with agencies around the globe such as The Lions New York, Elite Paris, Select Model Management London, and Modus Vivendi's Model Management in Moscow.

The pair greenlit their relationship in the year 2015 and since then they are almost inseparable. Together they were seen hiking in June 2020. They were first spotted together in June 2015 shopping for groceries in New York City. Later that year, they were photographed hugging after leaving a restaurant. But the thing is that neither Valery nor Jared have spoken about their relationship publicly, or posted photographs on their Instagram pages.

Previously, Jared Leto dated American actress Kristi McDaniel from 1997 to 1999. He was engaged to American Author Cameron Diaz in 2002 after dating for two years from August 1999 but they called off their engagement in March 2003. He also dated high-profile actress Scarlet Johanson, American socialite Paris Hilton and Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o. 

What is Jared Leto's net worth?

Once belonging to a poor family, Jared has now become a multi-millionaire guy with a massive net worth of $90 million. All credit goes to his hard work and dedication as a successful actor. Beginning his acting career in the year 1992, he is still active in the field and has already marked a memorable 30 years in the Film Industry.

Leto charges around $5 million to $10 million per film. He was reportedly paid $7 million to play "The Joker" in the DC movie "Suicide Squad" and he may have had an agreement in which he received a percentage of the profit. The movie released in 2016 was the major box office and had a worldwide gross collection of $746 million. 

It is not only his acting career that has helped him to amass his wealth: credit goes to his singing career too. He is a member of the American rock band, Thirty Seconds to Mars, and the band had sold over 15 million albums worldwide. The band has consistently enjoyed sold-out tours and numerous headlining festival slots too earning millions of money through ticket sales.

Some portion of Leto's fortune comes from his business ventures too. He an investor in Surf Air, a California-based air service. He is also a funder for Reddit and Robinhood Markets. He has also launched the social media management and digital marketing company "The Hive". 

Currently, he lives in a $5 million Hollywood Hills compound that used to be a World War II military base. His car collection includes Ford Bronco, Mercedes g wagon, Vaydor G35 sports, Lincoln Navigator, and GMC Yukon. 

Jared Leto Height and Weight

Jared Leto is 5 ft 9 inches tall and his body weight is around 69 Kg. He has an average build body with a body measurement of 42-31-14 inches (Chest-Waist-Biceps). He has a pair of sparkling blue eyes.  Leto provides an element of simplicity in his haircut. He slicks back his textured hair to give his face a more streamlined look.

 He has tried just about every haircut and hairstyle but his long look is his most iconic along with the long bushy beard. Leto has at least 6 tattoos, with special meanings or memories attached to them. His tattoo includes shapes and symbols, like the Alchemy symbol for air. 

Facts About Jared Leto

  • #1He is known to be selective about his film roles.
  • #2 His first musical instrument was a broken-down piano.
  • #3While he was a student, he wrote and starred in his own short film, Crying Joy.
  • #4He has two younger half-brothers from his father's second marriage.
  • #5He is a vegan.
  • #6He supports animal rights.
  • #7He is a gay rights activist.
  • #8He is a global ambassador for World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
  • #9He was named to People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People" list in both 1996 and 1997.
  • #10Sources claim him to be a cult leader.