Quick facts
Birth date 14 Jan, 1969
Age 51 yrs
Occupations Actor
Film producer
Television actor
Film actor
Voice actor
Television director
Film director
Citizenship United States of America
Birth place Rye
Residence Los Angeles
Gender Male
Description American television and film actor, born 1969
Spouse Amanda Anka[ M. 2001]

Jason Kent Bateman, popularly known as Jason Bateman, is an actor, a director and a producer by profession. He came to life on January 14th 1969. He is a Native American and was born in Rye, New York, U.S. Jason was born to his parents Kent Bateman, who was himself an actor by profession to his mother Victoria Elizabeth, who used to work in airline industry. Jason’s sister was also an actor by profession. Jason being born in the family associated with movie industry, started acting at a very young age when he was only 11 years old, when most of the children are learning to interact with the outside world.

According to his Imdb biography, Jason and his sister used to support his family financially by handing over money to them which they earned while acting. Jason has been known to be a handsome actor with charming personality, cute face and dry witty humor. He has earned many friends in his life because of his personality. Jason is married to his wife Amanda Anka, whom he married in 2001 and the couple has been staying together since then. The couple also has 2 children with the names Nora and Maple. Jason had an addiction of Alcohol and drugs for nearly 10 years which he left after a strict diet regime and prescription from doctors. Now he remains away from alcohol or any other kind of addictions.

According to his biography, Jason started acting when he was just 11 years old in 1980. He started appearing in many TV commercials and worked for many popular brands. He made his TV debut with a TV show named ‘Little House on the Prairie’ which he did in 1981. The show became popular and Jason got recognition from there. Later on Jason appeared in many TV shows including ‘Silver Spoons’, ‘Robert Kennedy & His Times’, ‘It's Your Move’ and others. His roles were much appreciated in these shows and he started becoming popular in TV industry. Jason however rose to fame with his TV show ‘The Hogan Family’ which he did in 1986. The show continued until 1991 and became an instant hit on TV. Jason’s role in the show was much appreciated by the critics and the audiences and he gained much popularity there. Because of his roles he got many offers from movies and TV shows.

He later on worked in TV shows like ‘Simon’, ‘George & Leo’, ‘Chicago Sons’, ‘Arrested Development’, ‘Sit Down, Shut Up’ and many others. He made his movies acting debut in the movie named ‘Teen Wolf Too’ in 1987 and later on acted in many movies including ‘Breaking the Rules’, ‘Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story’, ‘The Break-Up’, ‘Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium’, ‘The Gift’ amongst others. He has been awarded multiple times in the past with the awards like Golden Globe Award, Satellite award and has been nominated several times in many other prestigious awards. He often makes appearances in prestigious awards functions like Oscars, Emmy Awards and Golden Globe.

Jason’s estimated net worth is close to around $30 million and is projected to increase in future as well considering his new movies and TV shows which will be released in 2016.

Last Modified: Feb 13, 2020

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