Justin Long is a remarkable American actor who is mainly known for his comedic and humorous roles. He is famous for his roles in the films Jeepers Creepers, Accepted, Dodgeball, Live Free or Die Hard, and Tusk. Here, check out all the details regarding career and the net worth of Justin Long in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Justin Long was born on June 2, 1978, in Fairfield, Connecticut. His full name is Justin Jacob Long. His father, R. James Long, worked as a Latin and philosophy professor in Fairfield University while his mother, Wendy Lesniak, was an actress. He has two brothers. His older brother is a stage actor and theater director. Justin was in raised in Fairfield itself. He attended Fairfield College Preparatory School and then went on to attending Vassar College. During his schools and college days, he was quite active in theater art. He had participated in several plays.
Moving to his love life, Justin long is unmarried as of now, but he has been into some serious relationships. First, he dated Drew Barrymore. Their relationship didn’t last long, and they separated in 2008. Then, he came into the relationship with Amanda Seyfried in 2013. He broke up with her in 2015 and started dating singer Lauren Mayberry. Presently, he is in a relationship with her, but there is no sign of their marriage yet.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
During his college days, Justin was a member of sketch comedy group. He performed many plays on-stage, so he got a good experience of theater acting. After completing his education, he started working as an acting instructor in children’s theater group at Sacred Heart University, but he kept on making efforts to launch himself in the big screen. Finally, in 1999, he landed a role in the film ‘Galaxy Quest’. Though it was his debut film, he garnered enormous accolades for his acting and impressed everybody.
The unbelievable success of this film bagged him some other movies. Since then, he regularly appeared in the films. 2006 was the best year for him. He starred in 5 movies, and all of them were successful at the box office. In 2000, he had also made his TV debut, but he mainly appeared in the films. His successful films include ‘Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story’, ‘The Break-Up’, ‘Crossroads’, and ‘Jeepers Creepers’.
Justin Long has won several awards and nominations throughout his career. He has won Fright Meter Award, iHorror Award, and Film Discovery Jury Award. He has also won 3 Saturn award nominations.
Net Worth & Earnings
Unlike other Hollywood stars, Justin Long has devoted his all time to the acting only. Other than this, he is not involved in any other profession. Still, he holds a remarkable net worth of $20 million at present. He has earned this entire net worth solely through his acting career. Today, he is just 39 years old and right now working on a few films. So, his net worth will undoubtedly rise in coming years.
I think a humorist or a comedian is much more talented than just an actor. You just can’t make somebody laugh their heart out. It is indeed an art and Justin Long is blessed with this art. His comedic acting can make anybody laugh.