Joseph Gordon-Levitt Biography

Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt is an actor and filmmaker from the United States. He has won many awards, which include Golden Globe nominations for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his leading roles in 500 Days of Summer (2009) and 50/50. (2011). He founded the online media platform HitRecord, and his projects such as HitRecord on TV (2014–15) and Create Together (2020) earned him two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Interactive Program.

How old is Joseph Gordon-Levitt? – Age

born on February 17, 1981, in Los Angeles, California.

Where did Joseph Gordon-Levitt go to school? – Education

Gordon-Levitt was a 1999 alumnus of Van Nuys High School.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt – Family

Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt grew up in the Sherman Oaks district of Los Angeles. His parents were among the founders of the Progressive Jewish Alliance, and he is Ashkenazi Jewish from a family that is “not exactly religious.” Dennis Levitt, Gordon-father, Levitt’s used to be the news director for Pacifica Radio station KPFK-FM. Jane Gordon, his mother, ran for US Congress in California for the Peace and Freedom Party in the 1970s; she met Dennis Levitt while working as the program guide editor for KPFK-FM. Michael Gordon, his maternal grandfather, was a Hollywood film director who lived from 1909 to 1993. Dan Gordon-Levitt, a photographer, and fire spinner died in 2010 at the age of 36.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Wife and Children

Tasha McCauley, the creator, and CEO of the technology firm Fellow Robots married Gordon-Levitt in December 2014. In August 2015, they had their first child, a son. In June 2017, they had their second son. He and McCauley don’t want any information about their children, including their first names, to be released to the media. After shifting his new TV production to New Zealand in reaction to the COVID-19 outbreak, he has been residing in Wellington with his family since October 2020.

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Gordon-Levitt’s Height

He is 1.76 meters tall.

What is Gordon-Levitt’s Salary?

His salary is annually estimated to be $1 million.

Gordon-Levitt’s Net Worth

His net worth is predicted to be $35 million.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Career – Movies & TV Shows

Gordon-Levitt was born in Los Angeles to a Jewish family and began acting as a youngster in films such as A River Runs Through It (1992), Angels in the Outfield (1994), and Holy Matrimony (1994), for which he received a Young Artist Award and a Saturn Award nomination.

He was nominated for three Screen Actors Guild Awards for his performance as Tommy Solomon in the TV series 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996–2001). Before taking a hiatus from acting to study at Columbia University, he had a supporting role in 10 Things I Hate About You (1999) and portrayed Jim Hawkins in the Disney animation Treasure Planet (2002) before returning to performing in 2004.

Gordon-Levitt has starred in a number of films since his return to acting, including Lincoln (2012), Looper (2012), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Premium Rush (2012), Hesher (2010), Inception (2010), The Rise of Cobra (2009) Miracle at St. Anna (2008), G.I. Joe: G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009),  The Brothers Bloom (2008), The Lookout (2007), Brick (2005),  Mysterious Skin (2004), and Manic (2001).

In the Robert Zemeckis film The Walk (2015), he played Philippe Petit, and in Oliver Stone’s Snowden, he played whistleblower Edward Snowden (2016). He earned the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for his participation in the legal drama The Trial of the Chicago 7.

Don Jon, a comedy-drama film he wrote and directed in 2013, received great reviews and garnered him an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best First Screenplay. Morgan M. Morgansen’s Date with Destiny and Morgan and Destiny’s Eleventeenth Date: The Zeppelin Zoo, both released in 2010, were his earlier directorial and editing credits.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt social media accounts

  • Twitter; (@hitRECordJoe)
  • Instagram; (@hitrecordjoe)
  • Facebook; (Joseph Gordon-Levitt)

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