Jon Voight

Jon Voight

Who is Jon Voight?

Jonathan Vincent Voight is an American actor. He is the father of an actor James Haven and actress Angelina Jolie. He rose to face in the late 1960s with his Oscar-nominated performance in Midnight Cowboy as Joe Buck, a would-be a gigolo.

What is Jon Voight Famous for?

Jon Voight is famous for an actor. He came to prominence in the late 1960s with his Oscar-nominated performance as Joe Buck, a would-be gigolo in Midnight Cowboy. He became a Hollywood star with his portrayals of a businessman mixed up with murder in Deliverance, a paraplegic Vietnam veteran in Coming Home, and The Champ. During the mid-1990s, he starring in Michael Mann's crime epic Heat opposite Robert De Niro and Al Pacino. He portrayed Jim Phelps in Mission: Impossible, a corrupt NSA agent in Enemy of the State, and the unscrupulous attorney Leo F. Drummond in Francis Ford Coppola's The Rainmaker. During the 2000s, he appears as legendary sportscaster Howard Cosell in Ali, Nazi officer Jurgen Stroop in Uprising, as Franklin D. Roosevelt in Michael Bay's Pearl Harbor, and Pope John Paul II in the eponymous miniseries. He also appears in Showtime's Ray Donovan TV series, now in its sixth season as Mickey Donovan.

What Ethnicity is Jon Voight?

Jon Voight was born on December 29, 1938, in Yonkers, New York. He holds American nationality and belongs to mixed (Slovak and German) ethnicity. His birth sign is Capricorn. He was raised as a Catholic and attended Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, New York. After his graduation in 1956, he enrolled at The Catholic University of America in Wahington, D.C., where he majored in art and graduated with a B.A. in 1960. After graduation, he moved to New York City, where he pursued an acting career.

Who is Jon Voight Family?

Jon Voight was born to a father named Elmer Voight and a mother named Barbara. His father was a professional golfer. He has two brothers named Barry Voight, a former volcanologist and Wesley Voight, known as Chip Taylor, a singer, a songwriter who wrote Wild Thing and Angle of the Morning. His Paternal grandparents were Slovak immigrants while his maternal grandparents were German immigrants. Joseph P. Kamp was his great-uncle through his mother.

What is Jon Voight Body Features?

Jon Voight height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.88m) tall and body weight of 88 kg. He has gray hair and blue eyes. His shoe size is 12 (US).

Is Jon Voight Married?

Jon Voight is a married man. He married Lauri Peters in 1962. He met Lauri when they both appeared in the original Broadway production of The Sound of Music. They divorced in 1967. Later, he married Marcheline Bertrand, an actress in 1971. They separated in 1976, filed for divorced in 1978, and divorced in 1980. Their children James Haven and Angelina Jolie. 

How much is Jon Voight's Net Worth?

Jon Voight estimated net worth of $55 million and his salary is unknown. He earns a good amount of money from his profession.

For what film did Jon Voight win an Oscar?

Jon Voight earned a Golden Globe Award in 2013 for Best Supporting Actor- Series, Miniseries or Television Film under the category Television Series. He got a nomination for the Golden Globe, the Academy Award, and a Critics Choice Award for his supporting performances in Ali. He won nominated for an Academy Award and received the Golden Globe for his iconic performance in Runaway Train as the ruthless bank robber Oscar Manny Manheim. He earned an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.

Jon Voight
Quick Facts of Jonathan Voight
Celebrated Name Jon Voight
Age 81 years old
Nick Name Jon Voight
Birth Name Jonathan Vicent Voight
Birth Date 1938-12-29
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Place of Birth Yonkers, New York
Ethnicity Mixed
Horoscope Capricorn
Education The Catholic Univesity of America
Father Elmer Voight
Mother Barbara
Siblings 2
Brother Barry Voight and Wesley Voight
Height 1.88 M
Weight 88 Kg
Hair Color Gray
Eye Color Blue
Shoe Size 12 (US)
Net Worth $ 55 million
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