Who is Jared Leto?
Jared Leto is a musician and actor best known for playing a transgender woman in the critically acclaimed film Dallas Buyers Club. He made a brief cameo in the television sitcom “Camp Wilder” to launch his acting career. He was subsequently cast in roles with greater responsibility.
Jared Leto Early Life.
In Louisiana, USA, Jared Joseph Leto was born on December 26, 1971. Due to his parents’ divorce when he was quite young, he had a challenging childhood. Constance, his mother, raised him.
Constance’s mother relocated the family around a lot in quest of better employment possibilities.
Jared Leto Education Background.
After attending “Flint Hill School,” he transferred to “Emerson Preparatory School,” where he eventually received his diploma in 1989.
He initially enrolled in the “University of the Arts in Philadelphia.” He eventually changed schools to the “School of Visual Arts” in New York City after realizing his love for acting.
Jared Leto Career.
He relocated to Los Angeles in 1992 to further his career and search for acting and music roles. He received his first acting job in the TV series “Camp Wilder” that same year.
In the teen drama television series “My So-Called Life” in 1994–1955, he portrayed “Jordan Catalano.” He gained notoriety for his portrayal of “Catalano,” a disobedient adolescent with an unidentified learning handicap.
He was given a small part in the drama movie How to Make an American Quilt in 1995.
He portrayed the title character in the 1996 coming-of-age drama “The Last of the High Kings,” which was based on the experiences of a group of youngsters.
He and his brother Shannon Leto started a rock group called “30 Seconds to Mars” in 1998, and they added a few additional musicians to round out the roster. He played guitar, wrote songs, and was the band’s primary vocalist.
He co starred with Winona Ryder in the drama movie “Girl, Interrupted” in 1999, playing the role of “Toby Jacobs.” Distinguished actors like Angelina Jolie and Brittany Murphy were among his co-stars in the film.
In the drama movie “Requiem for a Dream,” where he played heroin user Harry Goldfarb, he made his big break in Hollywood in 2000. For this role, he received numerous nominations for prizes.
The self-titled first album by the band “30 Seconds to Mars” was released in 2002. It was a concept album that emphasized the sufferings of people. The album was given favorable reviews by critics.
In 2005, “30 Seconds to Mars” issued their second album, “A Beautiful Lie.” Three big singles came from this album, which was very different from its predecessor.
One of his most well-known film roles was his portrayal of “Mark David Chapman” in the biographical movie “Chapter 27” (2007), which depicted the murder of John Lennon. The movie made an effort to delve inside the killer’s mind.
In 2009’s science fiction drama “Mr. Nobody,” he played the lead role.
He portrayed “Nemo Nobody,” the final human remaining on Earth who, at the age of 118, recounts the crucial moments in his life.
The group issued the album “This is War” in 2009. On the “Billboard 200,” it peaked at number 18. To support the album, the band members set off on an extensive international tour.
2013 saw the publication of the group’s subsequent album, “Love, Lust, Faith and Dreams.” It was a concept album that was divided into four parts. On the “Billboard 200,” it peaked at number six.
In the 2013 biographical drama film “Dallas Buyers Club,” Jared played the role of a transgender lady named “Rayon.” He received numerous nominations and awards for the role from all over the world.
In the 2016 superhero film “Suicide Squad,” he played the “Joker.” He shared the screen with a large ensemble that featured Margot Robbie and Will Smith.
He played the protagonist in the neo-noir science fiction movie “2036: Nexus Dawn” in 2017. Later, he made an appearance as the major antagonist in “Blade Runner 2049.”
The fifth studio album by “30 Seconds to Mars,” titled “America,” was released in 2018. The album debuted at number two on the “Billboard 200” and promotes and explores electronic and art pop. He also played the lead in the Japanese-American crime drama thriller “The Outsider” that same year.
In the superhero movie “Morbius,” he was chosen to play the title character, “Dr. Michael Morbius.” He appeared in “The Little Things,” a criminal thriller, the following year.
Jared Leto Personal Life.
Although Jared Leto has dated a number of women, he has never been married. From 1999 to 2003, he was dating Cameron Diaz, an actor.
He works with various nonprofit organizations, most notably “Habitat for Humanity.” He and his band mates always make it a point to donate funds and support relief efforts during significant natural catastrophes like earthquakes and tsunamis.
Jared Leto Awards and Achievements.
He was recognized with the Zurich Film Festival Award for “Best Performance” in 2007 for his work as “Mark David Chapman” in the movie “Chapter 27.”
For his portrayal of Nemo Nobody, a 118-year-old man, in the 2009 movie “Mr. Nobody,” he was given the “Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival Award” for “Best Performance.”
As the director of the music videos for the tracks produced by the band “30 Seconds to Mars,” he has also received numerous “MTV Video Music Awards.”
In 2014, he received the “Academy Award” for “Best Supporting Actor” for his performance as “Rayon” in the motion picture “Dallas Buyers Club.” He was honored with a “Golden Globe” in the same year for the same role.
Jared Leto Net Worth.
Jared Leo Net Worth is estimated to USD$30-50million approx. As of 2022.
Jared Leto Height, Weight & Physical Status.
Height: 5 feet 9 inches (1.73 m)
Weight: 69 kg (152 lbs)
Waist: 32 inches
Body Type: Athletic
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Light Brown
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