Jon Favreau Biography

Published On Jun 03, 2016
Facts of Jon Favreau
Date of Birth: 1966 , October-19
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
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On 24th of November 2000, Jon got married to Joya Tillem. Joya Tillem is a physician. As a loving spouse, they have welcomed three children together. He is completely dedicated to his wife and there is no any rumor about his extra affairs and girlfriend. It's been almost one and half a decade they have been married but till date there is not a single sign of them getting divorced.

As a child, Jon was enrolled at Hebrew school. Later on he joined Bronx High School of Science and finally graduated from there in 1984. After that he got enrolled at Queens College and he studied there till 1987 but he didn't complete his graduation from there. He dropped out from there to pursue his career in comedy. During the early 1990s, he appeared in the theater shows like ImprovOlympic and the Improv Institute. In 1992, he appeared as an extra in the movie Hoffa. Two years later he starred in the movies like Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle and PCU. He got his rise in fame after he starred the role of Kyle Fisher in the movie Very Bad Things. In 1996, he wrote and produced the movie Swingers. He began his directorial career in 2001 by directing the movie Made. For his role in the movie Cowboys & Aliens, he earned the salary of $10,000,000. His net worth is $60 million.

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Born in Flushing, New York City, New York

October 19 , 1966

Talented and enthusiastic, Jon Favreau was born as Jonathan Kolia Favreau in Flushing, New York City, New York, United States of America to Madeleine and Charles Favreau. He is an American and is of Russian Jewish, Italian and French-Canadian descent.

Graduated from Bronx High School of Science

1984

As a child, Jon was enrolled at Hebrew school. Later on he joined Bronx High School of Science and finally graduated from there in 1984. After that he got enrolled at Queens College and he studied there till 1987 but he didn't complete his graduation from there.

Appeared in the movie, Very Bad Things

1998

Jon is a great an actor and comedian. He got his rise in fame after he starred the role of Kyle Fisher in the movie Very Bad Things. He is also popular for playing the role of Carl Casper in the movie Chef. 

Began his directorial career

2001

Jon Favreau is one of the renowned filmmaker in the world. He began his directorial career in 2001 by directing the movie Made. He also starred the role of Bobby Ricigliano in this movie. He is also popular for being the director of The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest. 

Married to Joya Tillem

November 24 , 2000

On 24th of November 2000, Jon got married to Joya Tillem. Joya Tillem is a physician. As a loving spouse, they have welcomed three children together. He is completely dedicated to his wife and there is no any rumor about his extra affairs and girlfriend.

First child, Max Favreau

July 25 , 2001

He became father for the first time in his life in 2001. He and his loving wife, Max Favreau welcomed their first child together on 25th of July and that time it was a son and they named him Max Favreau.

Third child, Brighton Rose Favreau

August 30 , 2006

He became father for the third time in his life in 2006. He and his loving wife, Max Favreau welcomed their third child together on 30th of July and that time it was a daughter and they named her Brighton Rose Favreau.

Won Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

2009

In 2008, he directed an American superhero film, Iron Man and for this work he got his one and only nomination in Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror in 2009. He was also honored with this award that year and that was for best director. 

Won Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

1997

In 1997, he got nominated in Florida Film Critics Circle Awards for the first time in his life for starring the role of Mike Peters in the movie Swingers. He was kind of lucky that year as he won this award for Newcomer of the Year. 

Won Tribeca Film Festival

2014

In 2014, he was honored with Tribeca Film Festival for playing the role of Carl Casper in the movie Chef. He won this award that year for Narrative. He also got nominated in Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards for this role.