Jack Antonoff Biography

    Published On Mar 05, 2018
    Facts of Jack Antonoff
    Date of Birth: 1984 , March-31
    Birth Nation: United States
    Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
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    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.      

     

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    Born in New Jersey.

    1984

    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. 

    Formed the band, Steel Train.

    2002

    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.

    Join New band Fun

    2008

    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.

    Started dating Lena Dunham

    2012

    Jack and Lena started dating each other since 2012 and had celebrated their fifth year in the relationship recently. The couple seems happy together and no sign to break up till date. 

    Sold 160,000 copies.

    2013

    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. 

    Current Networth

    2017

    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.