Jason Genao is an American actor. Jason Genao rose to widespread fame for his role on the Netflix original series On My Block as Ruby Martinez.
Table of Biography
Early life and Childhood
Jason Genao’s age is 24 years old. He was born on July 3, 1996, in New Jersey, United States, under the astrological sign of Cancer. He belongs to the Dominican family in Jersey City, New Jersey. Likewise, he has two brothers named David and Danny.
Moving toward his educational background, he initially attended a New Jersey high school. Later he graduated from William L. Dickinson High School. Further information regarding his higher education is not available on the web.
He used to participate in numerous plays during his school days which inspired in him a deep love for acting. He would have been a chef or a medical examiner if he had not become an actor. His Instagram bio describes himself as “Actor… for now”. Genao is a fan of Black Panther movies.
Professionally, Jason Genao is an American actor who rose to fame or portraying the role of Ruby Martinez on the Netflix series On My Block. He got the inspiration to be an actor after watching the 1947 French classic ‘La Vie en Rose,’ which considers winning an Academy Award to be his lifetime goal. This multitalented and intelligent, Genao has appeared in numerous projects. Likewise, he made his on-screen acting debut in 2015 in the film Ladrones. Later, he made his debut television appearance in 2016. In the series, he bagged the guest role of William Reeves in one episode of the series ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’.
In the same year, he starred as Napoleon in the Netflix Original series ‘The Get Down’. Soon after, in 2017, he played the role of Rictor in the critically acclaimed superhero drama flick ‘Logan’.
In 2018, he joined the cast of Netflix’s series ‘On My Block’ as Ruby Martinez. This series has garnered huge popularity and got ranked No.1 among 65 Netflix Original series in 2018 by business insiders. He also appeared in the series God Friended Me in the role of Isaac in the following year.
To date, he has not bagged any awards but he will be soon receiving the award for his dedication toward acting. Moreover, speaking on his earnings, this On My Block artist he has earned a decent sum of money through his work. Therefore, his estimated net worth is around $400k.
Reflecting on Jason Genao’s personal life, the actor is probably single. He is pretty serious about his acting career and is focused on his upcoming projects. Further, he has not revealed any information regarding his personal as well as love life. Though his charming looks have caught the attention of many fans.
Socially mindful, he has involved himself in social activities and promotes the NOH8 Campaign that fights against discrimination and bullying and stands for equality. Moreover, he has maintained a good profile and not let any scandals and legal issues marked him.
Body measurements and Social media
The 24-years-old actor Jason has a height of 5 feet 1 inch tall (1.56 m). He weighs around 121 lbs / 55 kg and has good looks. Similarly, he has a pair of brown eyes with brown hair color.
He is active on different social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc. On Instagram, he goes by the handles @jason.genao, with almost 1.5 million fan followers. Likewise, he has gained 2.9k followers on his Facebook account and 116.4k followers on his Twitter account.