Jason Bateman Biography
Jason Kent Bateman popularly known as Jason Bateman is an American actor, director and producer. He was born on the 14th of January 1969 in Rye New York, U.S to Victoria Elizabeth and Kent Bateman. He began acting in the early 1980s.
Birth name: Jason Kent Bateman
Celebrated name: Jason Bateman
Birth date: January 14th 1969 (53 years old)
Birth place: Rye, New York, U.S
Profession: Actor, director, producer
Spouse: Amanda Anka (married 2011)
Children: 2 daughters
Years Active: 1981- present
Parents: Victoria Elizabeth Bateman and Kent Bateman
Siblings: Justine Bateman (sister)
Height: 5ft 8 inches (1.72m)
Net worth: $30 million
Early Life and Educational background
Jason was born in Rye, New York on the 14th of January 1969. His parents Victoria Elizabeth and Bruce Kent Bateman later moved the family to Utah (salt Lake City), then to California.
Jason had a connection to the entertainment industry right from the beginning, as his older sister (Justine Bateman) is an actress and his father an actor and producer. Jason started acting professionally around age 10. His father served as his manager until he was 20years old.
He has 3 half brothers.
He revealed that he never finished high school as he did not receive his diploma because he was filming Teen Wolf Too during his finals.
Jason did his first ever commercial for Golden Grahams cereals in 1980 at age 11. after the commercial, he started his television career with Little House on the Prairie, he played a supporting role in silver spoon(from 1982-1984), he appeared in 3rd season of Knight Rider, Its your move(1984 to 1985), Win, Lose or draw(1987),The Hogan Family.
He became the youngest ever director at age 18 when he directed 3 episodes of The Hogan family. He gained international recognition in Teen Wolf Too, which was a box office failure.
He was starred in the 1994 This cant be love, The sweetest thing (2002), Arrested development(from 2003-2006), this show was later revived in 2013.
In 2017, he returned to television in netflix drama OZARK as an actor and director, in 2021 he played Tim Holifield in The Facts of Life.
Bateman began his film career in 2004 with Dodgeball: A true Underdog Story, Starsky and Hutch. Since then he has featured in various films including: The breakup(2006), Smokin Aces(2007),The Kingdom, Juno, Emporium all in 2007, Hancock(2008), Extract (2009), The Switch(2010), Mansome (2012) his first executive producer credit, Bad words(2013) his first directed film, Disconnect, The Gift (2015), Zootopia (2016), Game night(2018)
Jason created a talk and comedy podcast Smartless with Will Arnett and Sean Hayes in July 2020.
Jason Bateman Wife
Jason Bateman is married to Amanda Anka, the daughter of Paul Anka a singer/ songwriter. The got married on the 3rd of July 2001 and they have 2 daughters.
He struggled with addiction to alcohol and drugs for almost 10 years. He is an avid fan of the Dodgers baseball team.
Jason Bateman Net worth
After his early success as a child actor, he went on achieve success in film and on television as an adult. Jason Bateman has an estimated net worth of about $30 million which he amassed from his acting, producing and directorial works.
Jason Bateman is a lover of the good things of life, this is reflected in the house he lives and the kind of cars he drives.
CARS: Bateman recently bought a Telsa Model S $100,000 dollars, he owns a $3 million dollars Bugatti Chiron, a Volvo XC60, a Ferrari Portofino, and a Land rover discovery among others.
HOUSE: He lives in a 6,300 Sq Ft luxury house in California, which he bought for $11 million dollars.
Jason Bateman Parents and Siblings
Bateman’s parents are Bruce Kent Bateman an American actor, writer, director for both film and television, and the founder of the Repertory stage in Hollywood. Not much is known about his mother Victoria Elizabeth except that she was a flight attendant for Pan Am.
His older sister is actress Justine Bateman. He also has three half-brothers but not much is known about them.
He and his older sister used to support their parents with the paychecks from their television shows.
Jason Bateman Age
Born on the 14th of January 1969, the actor is 53years old as of 2022
Jason Bateman Height
Bateman stands at a height of 5ft 8inches (1.72 m)
Jason Bateman Social media
Twitter @Jason Bateman
Facebook @ Jason Bateman
Jason Bateman Movies
Teen Wolf Too
Little house on Prairie
The Hogan Family
Hit and Run
Its your move
This cant be Love
The Jake Effect
State of play
Awards won by Jason Bateman
He won the 2005 Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor in a Television series
He won the 2005 Satellite Awards for Best Actor in a musical or comedy
He won the 2017 Annie Awards for outstanding Achievement voice acting in an animated feature production
He won the 2017 Kids choice awards for favorite Frenemies
He was inducted into the Hollywood walk of fame in 2017 for all film work
He won the 2019 Screen Actor Guild Awards for outstanding performance by a male actor in drama series
He won the 2020 primetime Emmy awards for outstanding director drama series
He won the 2021 Screen Actors Guild Awards for outstanding male performance in drama series
He was inducted into the 2022 Hasty Pudding Theatricals man of the year
FAQ’s about Jason Bateman
1.How rich is Jason Bateman?
Bateman is very rich as he has a net worth of $30 million USD
2. Who is Jason Bateman’s wife?
Jason is married to Amanda Anka the 4th child of Paul Anka a singer/ songwriter
3.Are Jason and Justine Bateman twins?
Justine is Jasons elder sister. There is a three years age gap between the both of them
4.What Nationality is Bateman?
Bateman is an American by nationality
5.Has Jason Bateman written a book?
Bateman has actually written 4 booksman-