Thomas Jacob Black

Thomas Jacob Black

  1. Actor

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August 28, 1969
United States
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Zany, hilarious and charming, Jack Black is well-known for his movies where he frequently displays his crazy skits and antics. His irresistible charm and natural ability to make the audience laugh are among his popular trait. Whether it is in animated films such as in Kung Fu Panda or several of his movies, he never fails to give people more reasons to be engaged in what he does because his projects are mostly hit-makers. For instance, The 2008 movie Kung Fu Panda earned amazing reviews, as well as his breakthrough roles in the films High Fidelity and Shallow Hal. Some of his recent projects include The Big Year and Kung Fu Panda 2, which were also blockbuster films by Black.


Thomas Jacob Black, popularly known on the silver screen as Jack Black, was born in Santa Monica, California. He graduated from UCLA, and he joined a group called Actors Gang by Tim Robbins. It is a performance troupe that was located in Los Angeles, and it spawned numerous talented actors including John Cusack. In fact, Black had his first acting project with Robbins, and he also had a movie where he starred with John Cusack. In particular, the movie Bob Roberts, which was released in 1992, was played opposite Robbins. Although it was only a low-budget film, critics were impressed by Black's acting performance. He also took part in a musical, specifically the Tenacious D, and it was shown in 1994. Various other movies that featured Jack Black during the 1990s included Waterworld, Cable Guy, The Jackal, Dead Man Walking, Cradle Will Rock, Enemy of the State and Mars Attacks.

Reaching Greater Heights

It did not take too long before people began to take notice of Black's acting skills, as they found out more about this actor from his movies. Perhaps, the most momentous part of his acting career was when he starred in the 2000 movie High Fidelity, which was a film adaptation of the novel by Nick Hornby. Black portrayed the role of Barry, who was a record store clerk with an exceptional deal of charm and wit. He might have been only one of the minor characters, yet critics were impressed by his outstanding performance in that movie. He was also among the stars of the 2001 movie Shallow Hal, which also featured Gwyneth Paltrow, as well as several other actors. School of Rock and Orange County were other films including Black, and these continued to feature the actor's comedic skills like no other.


On-screen, everyone considers Black as a funny guy who can make the audience roll with laughter each time he opens his mouth and say something witty. As for his personal life, he is a loving husband and an amazing father to his children. He is married to Tanya Hayden, and his children include Thomas Jack and Samuel. His comedic talent makes him a true gem in Hollywood, and he continues to receive excellent feedback from both critics and audiences worldwide.

Thomas Jacob Black Net Worth

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Net Worth in 2021 $50 Million
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Thomas Jacob Black Profile

Basic Info
Full Real Name Thomas Jacob Black
Date of Birth
August 28, 1969
Age 51
Birthday 17-Feb
Yers of Birth 1969
Nick Name Jack Black
Family Name Black
Birth Place Santa Monica
Residence N/A
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Country United States
Nationality American
Ethnicity N/A
Religion Jewish
Personal Life
Marital Status Married
Partner N/A
Spouse Tanya Haden
No Of Children 2
Son(s) Thomas David Black, Samuel Jason Black
Daughter(s) N/A
Physical Stats
Height (in feets) 5 Feet 6 Inches
Height (in meters) 1.68 m
Weight (in kgs) 95 KG
Weight (in lbs) 209.4 lbs
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Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
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Tatoo N/A
Father Thomas William Black
Mother Judith Love Cohen
Brother(s) Neil Siegel, Howard Black
Sister(s) Rachel Black
Garndfather N/A
Grandmother N/A
Sun Sign Aquarius
Star Sign Aquarius
Birth Sign Duality Assertive
Birth Sign Modality Fixed Air
Highest Qulification N/A
University University of California, Los Angeles
College N/A
High School Crossroads High School for the Arts and Sciences, Poseidon School, Crossroads School
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