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Jack Black Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Kids, Height

Jack Black Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Kids, Height

Facts of Jack Black

Full Name:Jack Black
Birth Date:August 28, 1969
Age:54 years
Profession:Actor, Singer, Comedian, Writer, Producer, and Musician
Country:United States
Height: 5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)
WifeTanya Haden
MarriedTanya Haden
Net Worth$30 million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Birth PlaceSanta Monica, California
EthnicityMixed (Ashkenazi Jewish, Northern Irish, Scottish, English, German, remote French and Welsh )
EducationCrossroads School
FatherThomas William Black
MotherJudith Love
KidsSamuel Jason "Sammy" Black and Thomas David Black
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Jack Black is an American actor, singer, comedian, writer, producer, as well as musician. In addition, he is also the lead vocalist of the comedic rock group Tenacious D.

Early Days of Jack Black

Jack Black was born in Santa Monica, California, the USA on August 28, 1969. As of 2019, he is 50 years old and his sun sign is Virgo. The name of his parents is Judith Love and Thomas William Black. His parents are satellite engineers and his mother Judith also worked on the Hubble Space Telescope.

Educational Background and University of Actor

He is of American nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnic background of Ashkenazi Jewish, Northern Irish, Scottish, English, German, remote French, and Welsh. His parents divorced when he was 10 and he moved to Culver City with his father and frequently visited his mother’s home. He became interested in the world of show business from an early age.

He studied at the Poseidon School, a private secondary school designed specifically for students struggling in the traditional school system. Later on, he also attended the Crossroads School, where he excelled in drama. He later attended UCLA. However, he dropped out during his sophomore year to pursue a career in entertainment.

Is Jack Black still Married?

Black became engaged to Tanya Haden, daughter of jazz double-bassist Charlie Haden in January 2006. Both of them attended Crossroads School and met again 15 years after graduating, at a friend’s birthday party. The couple later married on March 14, 2006, in Big Sur, California.

Black’s first son, Samuel Jason “Sammy” Black, was born on June 10, 2006, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Moreover, on May 23, 2008, Black and his wife welcomed their second son, Thomas David Black.

Jack Black with his wife, Tanya Haden
Caption: Jack Black with his wife, Tanya Haden

Before that, actress and comedian Kathy Griffin had a brief relationship with Black. Additionally, from 1997 to 2005, he was romantically linked with actress and comedian Laura Kightlinger.

However, Black became part of a controversy after he revealed that he had trouble with cocaine at the age of 14. In addition, he also raised lots of eyebrows after he compared President Donald Trump with actor Charlie Sheen.

Moreover, he also became part of another controversy after he accused ‘Thor: Ragnarok of copying ‘The School of Rock’. In addition, he also has a beef with Black Keys. Even Jack became part of a death hoax rumor.

What is the Net Worth and Salary of Jack Black?

Currently, he has an estimated net worth of around $30 million as of 2022. 

Body Measurement (Height and Weight)

Black has a standard height of 5 feet 6 inches along with an average weight of 111 kg or 245 pounds. Furthermore, his hair color and eye color are dark brown.


  • Firstly, Black acted in a television commercial at age 13 for the video game ‘Pitfall!’ in 1982.
  • Later, he played roles on shows including ‘Life Goes On, ‘Northern Exposure’, as well as ‘The X-Files.
  • He has since then appeared in numerous other movies and television shows as a lead character.
  • He had his breakthrough with the 2000 adaptation of the popular Nick Hornby novel ‘High Fidelity’.
  • Later, he starred opposite Gwyneth Paltrow in the romantic comedy ‘Shallow Hal’.
  • He later played a rebellious music teacher in ‘School of Rock and a prototypical slacker figure in ‘Orange County.
Jack Black
Caption: Jack Black, Actor, and Singer(Photo:
  • Some other movies and television series that he has been part of include ‘The Polka King’, ‘Welcome to Sweden’, ‘Ghost Ghirls’, ‘The Big Year’, ‘Bernie’, ‘The Office’, and ‘Player$’.
  • Apart from that, Black is also a successful musician. He is also known as JB or Jables and is the lead singer for the comedy rock/hard rock band ‘Tenacious D’’.
  • The band has released three albums, a self-titled debut, the follow-up, ‘The Pick of Destiny’, and ‘Rize of the Fenix’.
  • Black has garnered the Golden Globe Awards nomination a total of two times in the years 2004 and 2013.
  • Furthermore, he won the BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award in 2012 and Blockbuster Entertainment Award in 2001.
  • All in all, he has 9 wins and 44 nominations to his name for various awards.