Jon Voight is an actor who has received several Golden Globe Awards throughout his career. He was born on December 29, 1938.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Jon Voight was born to Barbara and Elmer Voight on December 29, 1938. Yonkers, New York, is where he was born and raised. He has two brothers: Barry (the elder) and Wesley (the younger) (younger).
Jon graduated from Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, New York, where he played a comedic character in the school’s annual musical. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. Jon moved to New York after graduation to pursue his acting career.
Jon Voight’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
Voight, who was born on December 29, 1938, is 84 years old. His height is 1.89 meters and his weight is 100 kilograms.
Jon Voight’s Profession & Career
Voight began his acting career in the early 1960s in the television industry. From 1963 to 1968, he appeared in the drama series Gunsmoke. He also appeared in Naked City and The Defenders. Jon Voight began his stage career in 1965 with a role in A View from the Bridge.
He finally broke into the film industry in 1967, when he was cast in the film Fearless Frank. His acting career took a turn in 1969 when he was cast in the film Midnight Cowboy. He played the role of Joe Buck in the film. He received numerous awards and nominations for his outstanding performance as Joe Buck, and he eventually rose to prominence in the film industry.
In 1970, he worked on Mike Nichols’ film Catch 22. Over the next few years, he appeared in a number of films, and as a result of his efforts, he rose to become one of the most in-demand actors of the time.
Jon also appeared in the 1996 blockbuster Mission Impossible, where he played spymaster James Phelps. In 2001, he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for his performance as Major-General Juergen Stroop in Uprising.
He has appeared in some fantastic films. He has appeared in over 50 films and continues to work in the film industry on a regular basis.
Achievements and Awards
Jon won the BAFTA Award for best newcomer in 1969 for his outstanding performance in Midnight Cowboy. He received the Golden Globe Award the same year. In his acting career, he has also won three more Golden Globes and dozens of other awards. Throughout his career, he has also been nominated for numerous awards.
Jon Voight’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship
Jon Voight has had two marriages. In 1962, he married his first wife, actress Lauri Peters. Due to personal issues, the couple divorced in 1967.
Jon married Marcheline Bertrand (an American actress) in 1971, and the couple had two children, a boy (James Haven) and a girl (Angelina Jolie). The couple divorced in 1980 after being separated in 1976.
Jon Voight’s Salary and Net Worth
Jon Voight’s net worth is estimated to be $60 million as of 2023. He made almost all of his money as an actor in the film industry. He has supplemented his earnings with endorsement deals and TV appearances.
|Celebrated Name||Jon Voight|
|Real Name||Jonathan Vincent Voight|
|Age||84 years old|
|Birth Date||29 December 1938|
|Birth Place||Yonkers, New York, United States|
|Wife||Marcheline Bertrand (m. 1971–1980), Lauri Peters (m. 1962–1967)|
|Children||Yes (Angelina Jolie, James Haven)|
|Net Worth||$60 million|