Jonah Bobo is an American actor whose acting skills and dedication will make you question his age. His friends, family, and fans nicknamed him JB. Bobo is said to have lost seven teeth and to have worn fins (false teeth) on the set of the movie Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005). He can be described as the epitome of resilience, a trait that is quickly dying in today’s youth. Loved by many and adored by some, Jonah Bobo is indeed an actor worth writing about.
Jonah Bobo, the dazzling American actor, and comedian was born on January 24, 1997, in Roosevelt Island, New York, United States of America. Bobo is of American, Egyptian-Jewish, Syrian-Jewish, and Ashkenazi-Jewish origin. He has a sister named Georgia Bobo. They were raised by their parents Denise Raimi and Scott Bobo.
Bobo started reading when he was three years old. As a child, he was very close to his mother and he takes her advice. As a child, he developed an interest in acting, which eventually drove him to make acting a career. His parents are enthusiastic followers of the Jewish faith. Therefore he grew up in the belief in the orthodox Jewish doctrine. His paternal great-grandmother happens to be a businesswoman and philanthropist named Salha Bobo.
Jonah Bobo began his acting career in 2004 and has had several acting roles and performances during his acting career. He received his first film role in a movie called The Best Thief in the World (2004). He played the role of Sam Zaidman in this film, which was promoted and received recognition at the Sundance Film Festival. In the same year, he played the role of Zach Lair in Around the Bend (2004), another fascinating film.
Later, in 2005, Jonah became popular after starring in an epic space adventure film, Zathura: A Space Adventure. This is the film that eventually catapulted him to fame. In the same year 2005, Jonah also starred as Shamus Noblet in the Comedy Central TV series Strangers with Candy. However, he was not credited with this role. He was the voice of death in the DisneyToon animated comedy-drama The Fox and the Hound 2 (2006). Jonah was also to play the role of young Victor Mancini in Clark Gregg’s American black comedy, Choke (2008).
He was Robbie Weaver in Glenn Ficarra and John Requa’s romantic comedy entitled “Crazy, Stupid, Love” (2011), and most recently he played the role of Ben Boyd in Henry Alex Rubin’s drama film “Disconnect” (2012). In addition to his film roles, he also sang Austin in Nickelodeon’s CGI animated cartoon series Backyardigans, which began in 2004 and continued until 2009. Also in 2009, he made guest appearances at 30 Rock and Royal Pains. Despite the fact that he is young, his acting skills are wonderful and can be compared to those of an established actor. So we are confident that we will see more filmographic credits from him.
Jonah Bobo’s Net Worth, Cars, and Houses
As a result, Jonah’s performance was outstanding, as he earned a handsome compensation every time he starred in a movie. Recently, his net worth was estimated at about half a million dollars. It is not known if the good-looking actor owns cars and houses. He lives with his parents in New York.
No information on his relationship status was disclosed. Despite the fact that Jonah Bobo could attract girls with his charming looks. Rumor has it that the shining actor is still single. Jonah has managed to keep his private life out of the public eye. He has managed to avoid any form of controversy in the media. Therefore, no criticism or controversy has been associated with him lately, because he has been able to avoid scandals.
Height and Weight
The actor has a height of 5 ft 8.5 inches. He weighs 55 kg, has brown hair, and his eyes are dark brown.
Awards and Nominations
He was nominated in 2006 in the category “Young Artist of the Year”. He was also nominated for the best performance in a feature film – actors aged ten years or younger.
The blossoming actor is currently not an enthusiastic user of various social media platforms, as he has around 438 followers on Twitter. However, he is not active on Instagram and Facebook. He always appreciates the love he gets from his followers on Twitter.