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Jay Hernandez Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Kids, Height, Movies

Jay Hernandez Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Kids, Height, Movies

Facts of Jay Hernandez

Full Name:Jay Hernandez
Birth Date:February 20, 1978
Age:46 years
Profession:Actor, Model
Country:United States
Height: 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)
WifeDaniella Deutscher
MarriedDaniella Deutscher (2006)
Net Worth$5 million
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceMontebello, California
EducationSchurr High School
FatherJavier Hernandez Sr.
MotherIsis Hernandez
SiblingsMichael, Gabriel, and Amelia
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Jay Hernandez is an American actor as well as a fashion model. Additionally, he is famous for his performances in ‘Friday Night Lights’ in 2004, ‘Hostel’ in 2005, ‘Bad Moms’ in 2016, and as Chato Santana/El Diablo in ‘Suicide Squad’ in 2016.

Early Life of Jay Hernandez

Jay Hernandez was born Javier Manuel Hernandez Jr. on February 20, 1978, in Montebello, California, USA. Currently, he is 41 years old and his sun sign is Pisces. His father’s name is Javier Hernandez Sr. (a mechanic) and his mother’s name is Isis Hernandez (a secretary and accountant). He has two brothers named Michael and Gabriel and a younger sister: Amelia.

He holds American citizenship and his ethnicity is Mexican. Concerning his education, he studied at Don Bosco Technical Institute in Rosemead, California. Later on,  he was transferred to Schurr High School in Montebello for his senior year.

Is Jay Hernandez still Married?

Hernandez is a married man. He married his former co-star Daniella Deutscher in 2006. The couple got married after a long time of their relationship. The duo met for the first time on the set of ‘Hang Time’.

Jay Hernandez with his wife, Daniella Deutscher
Caption: Jay Hernandez with his wife, Daniella Deutscher

However, once there was a rumor that he was dating Kirsten Dunst.

What is Jay Hernandez’s Net Worth & Salary?

Jay has an estimated net worth of around $5 million earned from his professional career. His net worth is in increasing order in the next years due to his effective performance. However, there is no information about his salaries and other incomes.

MoviesBudgetBox Office CollectionIMDB Rating
Ladder 49 (2004)$60 million$102.3 million
World Trade Center (2006)$65 million$163 million6.0
Bad Moms (2016)$22 million$183.9 million6.2
Suicide Squad (2016)$175 million$746.8 million6.1
A Bad Moms Christmas (2017)$28 million$130.6 million5.5

As he is working as an actor, and model in films, TV series, commercials such as Gap, and different brand promotions, he is living a lavish lifestyle in a luxurious way. His net worth is quite enough for him to maintain his standard of living but there is no information about his car and house.

What is the Height of Jay Hernandez?

Jay has a perfect height of 5 feet 8 inches and he weighs 75 kg. In addition, Jay has black eyes and black hair.


  • Initially, he was discovered by a talent manager Howard Tyner while he was riding an elevator in a high-rise in Los Angeles.
  • Howard suggested to him to try for a successful career in Hollywood.
  • Then, he enrolled Jay into acting class and sent Jay’s pictures to casting agents.
  • He debuted his career from the NBC series ‘Hang Time’ in which he appeared as Antonio Lopez from 1998 to 2000.
  • Then, he appeared as Carlos in ‘Crazy/Beautiful’ in 2001.
Jay Hernandez
caption: Jay Hernandez, Actor(Photo: Popsugar)
  • Afterward, he appeared as Carlito Brigante in Carlito’s Way: Rise to Power’ in 2005, Dominick Pezzulo in ‘World Trade Center’ in 2006,  James in ‘LOL’ in 2012, Chato Santana/El Diablo in ‘Suicide Squad’ in 2016.
  • Presently, he is portraying the role of Thomas Magnum in ‘Magnum P.I.’ since 2018.
  • Hernandez was nominated for ALMA Award in the category Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for ‘Crazy/Beautiful’ in 2002, nominated for Chainsaw Award for ‘Hostel’ in 2006, and nominated for Teen Choice Award in the category Movie-Choice Scream for ‘Hostel’ in 2006.
  • As he is still continuing his profession, there is a high chance of receiving more and more achievements along with the awards in his further days.