Jay Baruchel is a multi-talented person from Canada who has established himself as a screenwriter, actor, and comedian. He is best known for playing the character of Josh Greenberg in the television show “Man Seeking Woman” which aired on the FXX network. He also played the lead character in the comedy television series known as “Undeclared”. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Jay Baruchel in 2020.
Early Life & Biography:
Jonathan Adam Saunders Baruchel or Jay Baruchel was born in Ottawa, Canada on April 9, 1982, to his parents Serge Baruchel and Robyne Baruchel. His father was an antique dealer, and his mother was a freelance writer.
Baruchel grew up in Montreal, Quebec along with his younger sister, Taylor. He went to the Fine Arts Core Education to study theatre.
When he was just 12 years of old, he acted in a television show which was known as “Are You Afraid of the Dark”.
Jay Baruchel has not married anyone yet, but he was engaged to Alison Pill who is also an actress from 2011 to 2013. He has several tattoos on his body including a Celtic cross on his right arm, a red Maple Leaf on the left side of his pectoral and his mother’s name on his arm.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Jay Baruchel got his first major acting role in a local television show known as “My Hometown” in the year 1996. He also hosted a television show for children known as “Popular Mechanics for Kids” from 1997 to 1999. He was also the part of the comedy-drama movie “Almost Famous” which won the Oscars.
He got the role of Steven Karp on the short-lived television show “Undeclared”. In 2004, he played the role of Danger Barch in the movie “Million Dollar Baby”.
Later he appeared in many movies including “Fetching Cody”, ” Nemesis Game”, “Just Legal”, “Knocked Up”, “Just Buried”, “Tropic Thunder”, and many more.
He also co-starred along with Seth Rogen in the movie “Jay and Seth vs. The Apocalypse” in the year 2007. In 2010, he gave his voice for the movie “How to Train Your Dragon”.
He has won several awards in his career including Canadian Comedy award, Annie award, MTV movies award, Vancouver Film Critics award and many more.
Net Worth & Earnings:
His estimated net worth is more than $8 million. This huge net worth is the result of his successful career as an actor, comedian, and screenwriter. He is also an investor of the “Chapterhouse Comics” which is a Canadian comic publisher.
In 2017, he directed and starred in the movie ” Goon: Last of the Enforcers” which was a sports comedy movie.
In the same year, he also appeared in the ad campaign of Adidas “Cantina” which was made in conjunction with the Fifa World Cup.
Jay Baruchel is one of the most renowned televisions and movie personalities in the world. He started his career at a very young of twelve and had not looked back ever since.
He is known for playing various versatile characters and someone who can easily adapt himself in a particular character.