Jon Hamm Biography

Updated On Feb 11, 2019 Published On Oct 28, 2015
Facts of Jon Hamm
Date of Birth: 1971 , March-10
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Jon Hamm
Birth Name Jonathan Daniel Hamm
Nick Name Jon
Father Daniel Hamm
Mother Deborah Hamm
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Missouri, United States
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $30 million
Salary $275,000
Famous for Mad Men
Affair with Jennifer Westfeldt
Married No
Children No
Education John Burroughs School, University of Texas
Movies Baby Driver
TV Show Mad Men, Providence
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Jon Hamm is one of the great actors from the United States. He is also the director and the producer. The 47 years old actor is popular in the world for portraying his role in the famous television series Mad Men and for the movie Baby Driver.

Jon Hamm's early life

Jon Hamm was from the higher class family born as Jonathan Daniel Hamm on the 10th of March, 1971 in St. Louis, Missouri, the United States of America to Deborah Hamm and Daniel Hamm. His family owned their own business. He is an American and is of diverse descent.

He received his formal education from John Burroughs School and then he joined the University of Texas but there he had one of the sad incidents in his life. He was arrested and his father also died when he was there.

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He also had some difficulties to begin his acting career as he looked older than he really was.

Jon Hamm's career

He got his first acting role only in 2000 and that was in the television series Providence.

Jon Hamm gained worldwide recognition after appearing in the TV show Mad Men, for which he has also won a Golden Globe in the category of Best Actor in a Television Series.

In the series, he has acted alongside actors like Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones, and Christina Hendricks.

Apart from that Jon Hamm has also acted in films like The Town, Bridesmaids and Sucker Punch, featuring Emily Browning and Vanessa Hudgens.

Jon Hamm's personal life (married and divorced)

Jon Hamm had a long term relationship with Jennifer Westfeldt. She is also one of the renowned actresses in the United States and she has also established herself as a screenwriter.

They began dating each other from 1997. In the course of love affairs, they also started living together on their own home. Though they didn't get married they felled like they were married as they were together for a shy of two decades.

But recently in September 2015, they revealed that they finally called off their relationship.

Jon Hamm's net worth and salary

His net worth is rumored to be around $30 million. For his role in Mad Men, his salary was $275,000 for each episode.

Jon Hamm has also been part of major blockbuster movies like Shrek Forever After and Minions which had estimated earnings of $752.6 million and $1.159 billion respectively.

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Born in St Louis, Missouri

March 10 , 1971

Jon Hamm was from the higher class family born as Jonathan Daniel Hamm in St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America to Deborah Hamm and Daniel Hamm. His family owned their own business. He is an American and is of diverse descent.

Began dating Jennifer Westfeldt

1997

Jon Hamm had a long term relationship with Jennifer Westfeldt. She is also one of the renowned actresses in United States and she has also established herself as a screenwriter. They began dating each other from 1997. In the course of love affairs they also started living together on their own home. 

Broke up with Jennifer Westfeldt

2015

Though they didn't get married they felled like they were married as they were together for a shy of two decades. But recently in September 2015, they revealed that they finally called off their relationship. The reason for their separation is unknown. 

Won Golden Globes, USA

2008

Golden Globes, USA is one of the prestigious awards in Hollywood and Jon Hamm has also been honored with this award once in his life. He first won this award in 2008 and that for Best Performance by an Actor. 

Won Primetime Emmy Awards

2015

Jon Hamm has won Primetime Emmy Awards once in his life though he has been nominated in this award for sixteen different times in his life. He was first nominated in this award in 2008 but he won this award only in 2015. 

Won Monte-Carlo TV Festival

2009

Jon Hamm has been honored with Monte-Carlo TV Festival twice in his life and that was in 2009 and 2011. Both times he won this award for Outstanding Actor - Drama Series for his role in the television series, Mad Men.

Won Screen Actors Guild Awards

2009

Jon Hamm has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and has also won some of them. In 2009, he won Screen Actors Guild Awards for the first time in his life and that was for Outstanding Performance in the television series. 

His parents got divorced

1973

Jon Hamm was born to Deborah Hamm and Daniel Hamm. He is of diverse descent and that is of English, German and Irish. His family owned their own business. His parents dissolved their married life when he was just two. 

His father died

1991

His father was diagnosed with colorectal cancer when Jon Hamm was just in his childhood days. After his parents got divorced he started living with his mother but after his father was diagnosed with this he started living with him. His father finally died of cancer in 1991. 

Involved in a fight

1990

After completing his high school education, Jon Hamm joined joined University of Texas but there he had one of the sad incidents in his life. He was arrested there for his violent attack and his father also died when he was there.

Began his acting career

2000

Jon Hamm also had some difficulties to begin his acting career as he looked older than he really was. He also worked as a waiter before her began his acting career. He got his first acting role only in 2000 and that was in the television series Providence.