Jonathan Kolia Favreau is an American director, producer, actor, and screenwriter. Moreover, Jon Favreau is mostly known for his role as Happy Hogan in the Marvel Cinematic University (MCU).
Table of Biography
Jon was born on 19th October 1966 in Flushing, Queens, New York, the U.S. He holds an American nationality and is currently 54 years old. Likewise, he follows the Christian religion and his birth sign is Libra. Jon was born to his mother Madeleine and his father Charles Favreau. Likewise, his mother was an elementary song teacher and his father was a special education teacher. Moreover, when he was 17 his mother died due to leukemia in 1979.
Talking about his educational life, from 1984 to 1987 he attended Queens College. Likewise, he graduated from The Bronx High School of Science. However, he dropped out in order to maintain his career in comedy.
Career and professional life
Jon first started his career as a comedian. Moreover, in the early 90s, he got his first role for his acting career in the movie titled Rudy. Likewise, he started to work for small roles in movies. He was roled in many movies like PCU, Rudy, Deep Impact, Very Bad Things, and many others throughout his early career. Likewise, he has also appeared in several television shows like Friends, The Fire, and many others. Moreover, he has also appeared in several episodes of the well-known show the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
In 2008, he made his first appearance in the MCU with the MCU’s first movie Iron Man. Jon appeared as Happy Hogan, Tony Stark’s (Iron Man) driver. Moreover, the movie was Box office hit and Jon got a lot of popularity from the movie. Likewise, he also directed the movie’s sequel Iron Man 2. Jon has appeared in nine MCU movies including, Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, Avengers, Avengers Age Of Ultron, Avengers Infinity War, Avengers End Game, Spider-Man Home Comming, and Spider-Man Far From Home. Moreover, he has also worked with well-known celebrities like Scarlette Johanson, Elizabeth Olsen, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey J.r, Tom Holland, and many others.
More about his career
Jon has also made a name for himself in the well-known directors. Likewise, he has directed many movies and gained a lot of positive reactions from his fans. Moreover, he has directed movies like Made, Iron Man, Iron Man 2, The Jungle Book, The Lion King, and many others.
Achievements and net worth
Talking about his achievements, he has had a very successful career and won several awards. Likewise, he has won the Best Director Award for Iron Man. Similarly, he has won The Visionary Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019 and 2018 respectively. Moreover, we can assume he will get some in his upcoming days. Jon is an American director, producer, actor, and screenwriter. Talking about his net worth, his estimated net worth is supposed to be about 100 million USD.
Talking about relationship status, Jon is married. Jon married Joya Tillem on 24th November 2000. Joya is a physician and helps Jon a lot to maintain his physical and mental health. Moreover, the couple has a son and two daughters.
Jon has never been a part of controversies or scandals. He has successfully been able to maintain distance with controversies and scandals.
Jon is a tall and funny guy. Talking about his body measurements, he stands 6 feet tall and weighs about 90 kg. Likewise, he has a pair of dark brown colored eyes and has grey hair.
Talking about his social media, Jon is very active. He usually posts his photos and his quality time with his family. Moreover, he has over 2 million followers on Instagram. Likewise, he has over 3.5 million followers on Facebook and over 1.5 million followers on Twitter.