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Who is Jon Favreau?
Jon Favreau is an American actor. He is well known for his role in Friends as Monica Geller’s millionaire boyfriend. He has also done a great many roles in many hit films.
He is also a director and screenwriter and producer. He has directed quite a few noteworthy films. We have mentioned all of them in this article. You will find them as you read on.
What is His Net Worth?
Jon Favreau is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer who has a net worth of 100 million dollars. This is why you know that he is quite successful in his career and life.
He is well known for his works. He had been a part of a lot of important roles and projects. We have given a more detailed review of his work in this article. Keep on reading if you would like to know.
In 2016 he bought the former Allan’s Aquarium in Venice for 5.25 million dollars worth of money. He also bought an adjacent home there so that they can use it as his production headquarter. Both are located in California and is owned by him.
Jon Favreau, in full Jonathan Kolia Favreau, was born on October 19, 1966, in Flushing, Queens, New York. He is aged 54 now. His father was named Charles and he was a special education teacher. His mother was named Madeline and she was an elementary school teacher. She died due to leukemia in 1979.
He had his initial education in the school that his dad taught at then he went to university but he dropped out of it. He went back to college briefly but ended up dropping out again. He started to perform improv during this time of his life.
Jon Favreau married a physician named Joya Tillem on November 24, 2000. They have a son named Max and two daughters named Madeline and Brighton together. He is a family man and is decided by his family. Not much more is known about his family life but from what we know, we have been able to draw this conclusion.
His movie career started with Rudy. It was a biographical football drama. He worked hard and in 1996 his screenplay named Swingers got made into a film. This was the start of his career. From then on Jon Favreau has done a great number of acting and directing and has made a name out of it. The next year he appeared on a number of TV shows including Friends.
In 2000 he appeared once again in a football comedy called The Replacements. He was also involved in the direction in this period of time. He honed his skills to perfection. He directed both Iron Man and Iron Man 2. They were both hits. He was also a part of this franchise. He directed Chef and played the main role in the film too. He is indeed very talented.
Films directed by Jon Favreau are a lot. We have the list right here for you. Take a look.
1. Made (2001)
2. Elf (2003)
3. Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
4. Iron Man (2008)
5. Iron Man 2 (2010)
6. Cowboys and Aliens (2011)
7. Chef (2014)
8. The Jungle Book(2016)
9. The Lion King (2019)
As an actor, he has made an appearance in many movies.
1. Rudy (1993)
2. Swingers (1996)
3. Very Bad Things (1998)
4. The Replacements(2000)
5. Daredevil (2003)
6. The Break Up (2006)
7. Couples Retreat (2009)
8. I love You Man (2009)
9. The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013)
10. Chef (2014)
11. Iron Man (2008)
12. Iron Man 2 (2010)
13. The Avengers (2012)
14. Iron Man 3 (2013)
15. Avengers Age of Ultron (2015)
16. Spider-Man Homecoming (2017)
17. Avengers Infinity War (2018)
18. Avengers Endgame (2019)
19. Spider-Man Far From Home (2019)
Jon Favreau has got a lot of awards in his life for his work. We have listed a few notable ones for you.
1. 1997 Florida Film Critics Circle Award for “Swingers”
2. 2014 Tribeca Film Festival Audience Award for “Chef”
3. 2016 Hollywood Film Award for “The Jungle Book”
4. 2020 CinEuphoria Award for “The Lion King”
5. The Visual Effects Society Awards gave Jon a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018
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