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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Brother, Wife, Kids, Height

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Brother, Wife, Kids, Height

Facts of Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Full Name: Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Birth Date: February 17, 1981
Age: 41 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Actor, Director, Filmmaker
Country: United States
Horoscope: Aquarius
Height: 5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)
WifeTasha McCauley
MarriedTasha McCauley (2014)
Break UpMeighan Bennett, Devon Aoki, Alexandra Nicole Hulme, Meagan Good, Julia Stiles and Larisa Oleynik
Net Worth$35 million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California
EthnicityAshkenazi Jewish
EducationVan Nuys High School, the Columbia University School of General Studies
FatherDennis Levit
MotherJane Gordon
SiblingsDaniel Gordon-Levitt
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt is an American actor, director as well as a filmmaker who is widely recognized for his appearance in some movies including 500 days of summer, 50/50, Inception, The Dark Knight Rises, and so on.

Early Life

Joseph Gordin-Levitt opened his eyes as Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt on 17th February 1981, in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America to American parents. His horoscope is Aquarius. He is the son of Dennis Levitt (father) and Jane Gordon (mother).

His father worked as news director of KPFK while his mother ran for US Congress on behalf of the Peace and Freedom Party.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt's childhood photo
Caption: Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s childhood photo Photo: Instagram

Joseph holds an American nationality and belongs to the Ashkenazi Jewish ethnical background. He grew up with his one and only late-brother, Daniel Gordon-Levitt who worked as a photographer but tragically died at a young age. They were raised in the neighborhood of Sherman Oaks in Los Angeles by their parents.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches while his body weight is around 70 kg. Levitt’s hair and eyes are dark browns in color.


He attended Van Nuys High School in the Van Nuys district of Los Angeles and graduated from there in the year 1999.

From 2000 to 2004, Joseph attended the Columbia University School of General Studies where he studied French literature, history, and French poetry

Is Joseph Gordon-Levitt Married? Who is His Wife?

Yes, Joseph Gordon-Levitt is a married man. He married his longtime girlfriend Tasha McCauley on 20th December 2014. His wife, Tasha is an American businessman. They are yet to share the information regarding their first met and wedding venue. The couple dated for some years and finally tied the wedding knot on 20th December 2014 in an intimate wedding.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt with his co-actor
Caption: Joseph Gordon-Levitt with his co-actor Photo: Instagram

Their first son was born in August 2015 while their second son was born in June 2017.

Previously, he has been in multiple relationships. Levitt was in relationships with Meighan Bennett, Devon Aoki, Alexandra Nicole Hulme, Meagan Good, Julia Stiles, and Larisa Oleynik between the period 1998 and 2013.

Movies & TV shows

He has appeared in various movies and TV shows such as Angels in the Outfield (1994), The Juror (1996), Sweet Jane (1998), 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), Picking Up the Pieces (2000), Don Jon (2013), Stranger on My Land (1988), Settle the Score (1989), The Powers That Be (1992), The Great Elephant Escape (1995), and other many more.

Awards & Nominations

Joseph has received several prestigious awards and had numerous award nominations to his credit, in an acting career spanning more than 25 years. He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media.

Further, he also won the Young Artist Award for Best Young Actor Under 10 in a Motion Picture for his amazing performance as a child artist in A River Runs Through It (1992), apart from having three Young Artist Awards nominations too.

Besides winning these two awards, Joseph has also had two Golden Globe Award nominations, two Independent Spirit Award nominations, five MTV Movie Award nominations, three People’s Choice Award nominations, three Saturn Award nominations, one Satellite Award nomination, and four Screen Actors Guild Award nominations till date.


  • Joseph Gordon Levitt began his career at the age of four at a local children’s theatre. After that, he moved on with television films and commercials when he was 6.
  • Joseph played the Dual role, David Collins and Daniel Collins in the Dark Shadows series.
  • Some of his notable performances in television as child artists are Stranger on My Land (1988), The Great Elephant Escape (1995), Family Ties (1988), Dark Shadows (1991), and many more.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, American actor
Caption: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, American actor Photo: Instagram