Jesse Eisenberg is a well-known film actor, playwright, and theater actor. He already began to be interested in the entertainment industry at the age of seven when he made his acting debut in a children’s theater production.
Jesse, whose career has spanned from 1999 to the present day, has produced unforgettable performances in films, television series, and theatre, all of which can be described as outstanding. His skills as a playwright also contribute to his fame and success.
Since his debut in the entertainment industry to date, he has won several awards, including the San Diego Film Festival’s Most Promising Actor Award (for his role in Roger Dodger) and the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures Best Actor Award for his role in The Social Network.
Age, Early Life, and Rise to Fame
Jesse Adam Eisenberg was born on 5 October 1983 in Queens County, New York City. His father, Barry Eisenberg, is currently a professor of sociology, but previously ran a hospital, while his mother, Amy Eisenberg, teaches intercultural sensitivity in hospitals. The young actor, who belongs to an Ashkenazi-Jewish ethnic group, grew up in New Jersey alongside his two sisters Hallie and Kerri Eisenberg.
He received his high school education at East Brunswick High School in New Jersey but had to transfer to the Professional Performing Arts School in New York. Jesse Eisenberg received a place at New York University but had to turn it down in favor of his acting career. Instead, he attended the New School in Greenwich Village.
Jesse Eisenberg made his acting debut in a children’s theater production when he was eight years old, but he made his professional debut at the age of sixteen with The Gathering. He made his acting television debut with the television series Get Real, which ran from 1999 to 2000.
Some of his other early films, including The Emperor’s Club and Roger Dodger, have received positive reviews. However, his big breakthrough came with Zombieland, a horror-comedy that came to the cinemas in 2009, starring Abigail Breslin, Woody Harrelson, and Emma Stone.
In 2010 he appeared in The Social Network, in which he portrayed the founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg. The role earned him significant recognition and even earned him an Oscar nomination.
He has also dubbed the character “Blu” in the cartoons Rio and Rio 2. He also played the remarkable villain Lex Luthor in Batman against Superman: Dawn of Justice. Apart from that, he’s known for his roles in Now You See Me and Now You See Me 2.
As a testament to the success of his career, Jesse Eisenberg has been nominated for several awards, including the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama, the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, the Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding achievement by a male actor in a leading role and the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama.
As already mentioned, the actor has two sisters – Hallie and Kerri. His two sisters also ventured into acting at some point. Hallie was a child actress who achieved moderate fame before she decided to leave the entertainment industry and concentrate on her education instead.
Kerri, however, is an independent artist, vegan and animal rights activist based in New York City.
Wife or Girlfriend, Is Jesse Eisenberg Married?
The acclaimed actor met his long-time girlfriend, Anna Strout, on the set of the Emperor’s Club, where she worked as an assistant and crew member. They began their relationship in 2002, but the couple parted ways in 2012.
In the meantime, the actor started dating the Australian actress Mia Wasikowska. The two were together from 2013 to 2015 before they decided to end the relationship.
After his relationship with Mia, Jesse got back together with Anna Strout and the two of them tied the knot in 2017. In the same year, April 2017, the couple had their first child together (a son).
Jesse Eisenberg’s Net Worth
Jesse Eisenberg has an impressive net worth of $10 million. This is the result of his very successful career since 1999 and since we are sure that the actor will not go anywhere in the near future, we expect this amount to increase in the near future.
Height, Weight, and Body Stats
The actor stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches with a corresponding body weight of 72 kg. His other body statistics are chest – 37 inches, arms/biceps – 13 inches, and waist – 31 inches. His shoe size is 11 (US) or 44 (EU). It is currently unknown whether the actor follows a work routine or a diet plan to maintain his physique.