Jack Antonoff Biography
Jack Antonoff is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer, well known as the lead guitarist of the indie rock band Fun and lead singer of the band Bleachers. He was born in New Jersey to father, Rick Antonoff, and mother, Shira, and grew up along with his two siblings, Rachel and Sara. Jack attended Solomon Schecter Day School and Professional Children's School and while he was a senior in high school, he lost his younger sister, Sara, because of brain cancer, when she was 13 years old. Regarding his ethnicity, he is white and holds American nationality.
Jack and his friend Scott Irby-Ranniar formed a band, Steel Train, in 2002, where he was the lead singer. Later, he joined a new band Fun and released its debut album, Aim and Ignite, in 2009. Fun's popular single, We Are Young, hit the no.1 position and earned several awards.
Moreover, Antonoff had also done a collaboration with Taylor Swift, Sara Bareilles (who has a net worth around 12 million American dollars), Grimes, Zayn and other. His co-written and co-production songs Out of the Woods, I Wish You Would and You Are In Love, the last one released in 2014 October, became part of some of the biggest-selling albums in the United States.
As a musician, singer, songwriter and record producer, Jack Antonoff has earned wide recognition and fame in his career. He has won Grammy awards thrice and was also nominated for a Golden Globe for his collaboration with Taylor Swift. Jack received a Grammy in the Song of the Year category for his written song We Are Young and also received another Grammy for Album of the Year for his collaboration with Taylor Swift.
Moving towards his personal life, Jack Antonoff dated American actress Scarlett Johansson for a year from 2001 to 2002. She was his classmate in high school. He also had an affair with Alia Shawkat for a year from 2009 to 2010. Then after, he started dating Lena Dunham with who he is dating since 2012.
Recently, at the beginning of 2018, the couple broke up after more than 5 years of relationship. Soon after the breakup, Antonoff was seen with a blonde model in an Italian eatery in New York. Similarly, rumors have it that Jack was in a relationship with girlfriend New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde. Antonoff however has denied it.
Jack Antonoff earns the good sum of money from his professional career. Being musician, singer, songwriter and record producer, he has several sources of income by which he is able to maintain his luxury life. It is estimated that his current net worth is around $4 million.
Antonoff owns a studio apartment in Brooklyn that he shared with his girlfriend Lena Dunham until recently when they broke up after five years. Although we are not sure about Antonoff’s guitar collection, he has been seen playing a number of guitars, including a Gibson ES-330 (Duplicate), Gibson SJ-200 Acoustic Guitar, Epiphone Wilshire Phant-o-matic, Epiphone Riviera Custom P-93 Royale, Fender Stratocaster Deluxe (Duplicate), Gibson ES-355 Electric Guitar, Gibson ES-335 Electric Guitar, Gibson LG-2 American Eagle, Epiphone ES-339 Pro and a Fender Jaguar Electric Guitar.
Born in New Jersey.
Jack Antonoff was born on 31st March 1984 in New Jersey. He is the second son of a father, Rick Antonoff, and mother, Shira among the three children. He holds American Nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.Edit
Formed the band, Steel Train.
In 2002, Jack Antonoff along with his friends, Scott Irby formed the band named as Steel Train. Jack was the lead singer in the band but left after six years and join another band.Edit
Join New band Fun
After being involved for six years in the band, Steel Train, Jack Antonoff join new band, Fun with his friends, Nate Ruess and Andrew Dost with whom he had already toured several times.Edit
Sold 160,000 copies.
Antonoff cowritten song with Sara named as Brave was sold over 160,000 digital copies and also peaked at the no. 61 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart. The song was viewed by millions on YouTube.Edit
Jack Antonoff earns the good sum of money from his professional career. It is estimated that his current Net worth is around $4 Million by which he finances his living.Edit