Jesse Eisenberg Biography
Table of Contents
- 1 Jesse Eisenberg Biography
- 2 Jesse Eisenberg Education
- 3 Jesse Eisenberg Career
- 4 Jesse Eisenberg Age
- 5 Jesse Eisenberg Family
- 6 Jesse Eisenberg Sister
- 7 Jesse Eisenberg Wife
- 8 Jesse Eisenberg Body Measurements
- 9 Jesse Eisenberg Net Worth
- 10 Frequently Asked Questions About Jesse Eisenberg
- 11 Jesse Eisenberg Instagram
Jesse Eisenberg (born Jesse Adam Eisenberg) is an American actor, author, and playwright. In 2009, he had his breakthrough with starring roles in the comedy-drama film Adventure land and the horror-comedy Zombie land.
In 2010, his portrayal of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in David Fincher’s The Social Network earned him nominations for awards, including the BAFTA, Golden Globe, and Academy Award for Best Actor. that same year, he starred in Holy Rollers, which was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.
Jesse Eisenberg Education
He attended the East Brunswick Public Schools at Frost School, Hammarskjold Middle School, Churchill Junior High School, and East Brunswick High School. After transferring to the Professional Performing Arts School in New York, he received his breakthrough role in the independent comedy-drama film Roger Dodger, when he was a senior.
Due to his work in the film, he couldn’t enroll at New York University, he instead, went to study anthropology and contemporary architecture at The New School in Greenwich Village, where he studied liberal arts, with a fixation in democracy and social pluralism.
Jesse Eisenberg Career
He began his career with his television premiere in the series Get Real, from 1999 to 2000. In 2001, he appeared in a UK Dr. Pepper commercial as “Butt Naked Boy.” He then appeared in the made-for-television film Lightning: Fire from the Sky at 18, and also starred in the independent film Roger Dodger (for which he won an award at the San Diego Film Festival for Most Promising New Actor)
In 2005, he appeared in Cursed, a horror film directed by Wes Craven, and The Squid and the Whale, a well-reviewed independent drama starring Laura Linney and Jeff Daniels. He starred opposite Richard Gere and Terrence Howard in The Hunting Party, a comic thriller in 2007. In November that same year, he was cast in the indie comic-drama Holy Rollers alongside his sister, Hallie Eisenberg, who played his fictional sister in the film. In 2009, he played the lead role in Adventure land, a comedy directed by Greg Mottola and filmed in Kennywood Park, near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
He got his break after starring in a sleeper hit; Zombieland, a horror-comedy, which saw him with Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone, and Abigail Breslin on a road trip through a post-zombie apocalypse America.
In 2010, he portrayed Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg in the film The Social Network, for which earned him the Best Actor Award from the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures, and nominations for Best Actor at the BAFTA Awards, Golden Globes, and Academy Awards.
In November, along with Whoopi Goldberg, Joycelyn Engle, and Harvey Krueger, he was honored, at the Children at Heart Celebrity Dinner Gala and Fantasy Auction, to benefit the children of the Chernobyl disaster. On January 29, 2011, he hosted Saturday Night Live on NBC, with musical guest Nicki Minaj.
In 2011, he starred alongside Anne Hathaway, his former co-star (and onscreen sibling) from Get Real, as well as George Lopez, Tracy Morgan, will.i.am, and Jamie Foxx, in the box-office animated hit Rio, as the main character Blu, a metropolitan, domesticated male Spix’s macaw who learns how to fly.
He featured in one song, “Real in Rio”, in the film’s soundtrack, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song. He also starred alongside Aziz Ansari, Danny McBride, and Nick Swardson in 30 Minutes or Less, a film noir heist-comedy about a pizza delivery man, played by Eisenberg, who is forced to rob a bank, which was released on August 2011.
Still, in 2011, he made his playwriting debut in Rattlestick Playwrights Theater’s Off-Broadway production of Asuncion, staged at Cherry Lane Theatre. The play highlights two over-educated, liberal-minded friends, played by Eisenberg and Justin Bartha, whose assumptions are challenged by their new Filipino roommate, played by Camille Mana. The play was directed by Kip Fagan.
In 2012, alongside Melissa Leo, he starred in Why Stop Now, a drama about a drug addict mother (Leo) and her piano prodigy son (Eisenberg), and in the magical realist romantic comedy To Rome with Love, directed by Woody Allen.
In 2013, he reunited with Woody Harrelson for the magician heist film thriller Now You See Me, playing a world-famous close-up magician and street performer recruited into a secret group of elite magicians to pull off bank heists with magic tricks, redistributing the money from a wealthy businessman (Michael Caine) to victims of his corrupt capitalist schemes. Still, in 2013, He premiered his second play, The Revisionist, and also starred in Richard Ayoade’s drama, The Double of 2013, which was shot in 2012.
In 2014, he reprised his role as Blu in Rio 2 in 2014 and starred alongside Kristen Stewart in the action-comedy American Ultra of 2015, playing a rogue sleeper agent being chased by the C.I.A.
In 2015, he appeared opposite Jason Segel, portraying Rolling Stone journalist David Lipsky in the biographical drama film The End of the Tour, who portrayed the late author David Foster Wallace. His third play, The Spoils, premiered off-Broadway in The New Group Perishing Square Signature Center Alice Griffin Box Theatre. The play was the winner of The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation Theatre Visions Fund Award. On September 8, 2015, he released his first book, Bream Gives Me Hiccups, a collection of short humor pieces.
He played the supervillain Lex Luthor in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which was released in March 2016, earning him the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor.
He also appeared as Luthor in the post-credits scene alongside Joe Manganiello, who played Slade Wilson/Deathstroke.
Jesse Eisenberg Age
Jesse Adam Eisenberg was born in Queens, New York, U.S. on 5th October 1983. He is 36 years as of 2019.
Jesse Eisenberg Family
He was born in Queens, New York, to Amy (née Fishman), who now teaches cross-cultural sensitivity in hospitals, previously worked as a clown at children’s parties and choreographer for a Catholic high school for 20 years and Barry Eisenberg, who drove a taxicab, then owned and worked at a hospital, and later became a college professor, teaching sociology.
He has two sisters, Hallie Kate Eisenberg, a former child actress who was once famous as the “Pepsi girl” in a series of commercials, and Kerri Eisenberg (Kerry Lea) also worked as an actress, ran a vegetarianism and animal rights-based children’s theatre troupe, and now an independent artist in New York. They grew up in East Brunswick, New Jersey.
Jesse Eisenberg Sister
He has two sisters; Hallie Kate Eisenberg, a former child actress who was once famous as the “Pepsi girl” in a series of commercials, and Kerri Eisenberg (Kerry Lea) worked as an actress, ran vegetarianism and animal rights-based children’s theatre troupe, and now an independent artist in New York
Jesse Eisenberg Wife
He is happily married to Anna Strout, they met on the set of The Emperor’s Club, where she worked as a crew member and assistant. They dated from 2002 and broke up in 2012. During the break-up, Eisenberg dated Mia Wasikowska, his co-star in The Double, from 2013 to 2015. He then got back together with Strout, and they married in 2017.
They have a son who was born in April 2017. He and Strout, have worked together at an Indiana domestic violence shelter, where Strout’s mother, Toby Strout, served as executive director.
Jesse Eisenberg Body Measurements
Height: 5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
Weight: 159 pounds or 72 kg
Shoe Size: Not Available
Body Shape: Athletic
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Jesse Eisenberg Net Worth
He is a renowned American actor who has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Frequently Asked Questions About Jesse Eisenberg
Who is Jesse Eisenberg?
He is a renowned American actor, author, and playwright.
How old is Jesse Eisenberg?
How tall is Jesse Eisenberg?
He stands at a height of 5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
Is Jesse Eisenberg married?
He is happily married to Anna Strout.
How much is Jesse Eisenberg worth?
He is a renowned American actor who has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
How much does Jesse Eisenberg make?
According to our reliable sources, his annual estimated salary is still under review.
Where does Jesse Eisenberg live?
Currently, he resides in Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.
Is Jesse Eisenberg dead or alive?
Jesse is still alive and in good health.
Where is Jesse Eisenberg now?
He is currently concentrating on his career.
Jesse Eisenberg Instagram
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