This article will answer every question you have about Jake Kasdan. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Jake do for a living?
- Who are Jake’s parents and siblings?
- What are Jake’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Jake married or does he have a girlfriend/boyfriend?
- Does Jake have any children?
- Where is Jake now?
- How tall is Jake?
- How much money does Jake earn?
- What is Jake’s net worth?
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Who is Jake Kasdan?
Jacob Kasdan abbreviated as Jake Kasdan is an eminent American filmmaker and actor. He is notably known for directing Walk Hard (2007), Bad Teacher (2011), Sex Tape (2014), Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017), and Jumanji: The Next Level (2019).
How Old Is Jake Kasdan?
He is 48 years old as of November 2022, having been born on October 28, 1974, in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. Jake shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Caitlyn Jenner, Bill Gates, Julia Roberts, Lola Tung, GamingWithJen, and many more.
Jake Kasdan Family
Who are Jake Kasdan’s Parents?
He was born to Lawrence Kasdan (Father, born on January 14, 1949) an American filmmaker. And Meg Kasdan (Mother) a writer and writer-director.
Does Jake Kasdan have Siblings?
He has a younger brother by the name Jonathan Kasdan (born on September 30, 1979) an American film and television screenwriter, director, producer, and actor.
Jake Kasdan Education
He received his education at Hampshire College.
Jake Kasdan’s Marital Status
He is married to the love of his life Inara George (born on July 4, 1974) an American singer-songwriter and musician.
Jake Kasdan Kids
He and his wife Inara have three kids, Otis and twins Beau and Lorelei.
Jake Kasdan Career
He has directed seven theatrical films: Zero Effect (1998), Orange County (2002), The TV Set (2006), Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007), Bad Teacher (2011), Sex Tape (2014), Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) and Jumanji: The Next Level (2019). Moreover, he has worked in television most notably with Judd Apatow, as a consulting producer and director on Freaks and Geeks and as a director on Undeclared.
Also, he has directed numerous stage productions. He is attached to directing John Grisham’s novel Calico Joe into a family film adaptation. He received his first Golden Globe nomination in 2008 for Walk Hard in the Best Original Song category (shared with John C. Reilly, Judd Apatow, and Marshall Crenshaw) but lost to “Guaranteed” from Into the World (written by Eddie Vedder).
Jake then made several appearances as a child in his father’s movies such as The Big Chill and Silverado (in the former he is an autobiography seeker at a funeral and in the latter a stable boy). On July 11, 2012, after the success of New Girl, he announced that he had signed a deal with 20th century Fox Television, through The Detective Agency, to pursue his own projects. Fox announced in February 2015, that it had greenlighted a pilot for the comedy The Grinder to be directed by Jake and starring Rob Lowe.
The Detective Agency’s producing partners Jake Kasdan and Melvin Mar re-upped and signed a new overall deal at 20th Century Fox Television on March 26, 2019. It was announced in October 2021, that Disney + had given a series order to a television adaptation of the graphic novel, American Born Chinese. It will be produced with Kelvin Yu and Charles Yu as writers and executive producers by 20th Century Television. Whereas Marvin Mar and Jake as executive producers and Destin Daniel Cretto as the director and executive producer. Most recently, he served as executive producer of the workplace comedy pilot XYZ at ABC.
Jake Kasdan Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 6inches (1.68m) but has unknown weight.
Jake Kasdan Salary and Measurements
His salary is not mentioned on the internet but has an estimated net worth of between $3 and $5 million.