Jon Favreau Net Worth

Jon Favreau Early Life

Favreau born on October 19, 1966, in a neighborhood name is Flushing. Flushing is the fourth largest central business district in New York City. Jon Favreau’s born name is Jonathan Koli Favreau. His Father’s name is Charles Favreau and his mother Madeleine Favreau. His mother is a teacher of an elementary school and his father also a teacher of special education. Jon Favreau’s mother Madeleine Favreau died of Leukemia (Leukemia is one kind of blood cancer which is starts from bone marrow) in 1979. However, he liked acting from his childhood. He had a Bar Mitzvah (Bar Mitzvah is a Jewish age ritual for boys) ceremony after his mother’s death
where both sides of his parents were agreed for this ceremony.

Jon Favreau Education

He started his educational life by going to a Hebrew School. But he could not continue his study here because he pursues acting. For this, he dropped out from that Hebrew School. However, in 1984 he graduated from ‘The Bronx High School of Science’ (This school for those students, who have more IQ than the general), and the same year, he admitted himself to Queen College. Here he studied from 1984 to 1987.

Jon Favreau Career

Jon Favreau is a multitalented person. He started his career as an actor. After that, he performed as director, producer, podcaster, speechwriter, etc. He acted in many movies. At the same time, he made more movies.

Acting Career

Jon Favreau’s acting career started by acting in a movie. This movie’s name was Folks. This movie release in 1992. It was directed by Ted Kotcheff. It was a comedy-drama film. In this movie, Jon Favreau acted as Chicago Taxi Driver. This movie’s budget was $15 million but its Box Office collection was only $6.13 million which means it is a flop. Following the year 1993, he acted in a movie name Rudy. In this movie, Jon had played a supporting role. But this role changes his acting career. This movie was about to biographical sports film. Jon Favreau acts in more than 40 movies. He acted in some movies which are famous worldwide.

Filmmaking Career

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In this sector, he started his journey in 1996 as a writer for Swingers. This movie release in 1996. It was a comedy-drama film directed by Doug Liman. But in 2001 he did not write the only script but also produce and became a producer too. This movie’s name is Made. It was a crime comedy movie. In this movie, Jon Favreau acted also. Jon Favreau directed 9 movies. In this list some famous movies The Lion King, The Jungle Book, Iron Man are Notable.

Jon Favreau’s Movies As Executive Producer

  • The Big Empty The Avengers
  • Iron Man 3
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron
  • Avengers: Infinity War
  • Alien Xmas
  • Television
  • Avengers: Endgame

Jon Favreau acted in 20 TV programs. Most of them are comedy genre. And also, he voices over for some TV series.

Jon Favreau’s Voice Over Work On Animation Movies

  • Buzz Lightyear of Star Command
  • Rugrats
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  • Rocket Power
  • Dilbert
  • Disney’s The Legend of Tarzan

Jon Favreau’s Voice Over Work On Movies

  • Open Season
  • G-Force
  • Solo: A Star Wars Story
  • Elf
  • The Jungle Book
  • Zookeeper

Jon Favreau’s Voice Over Work On Web Series

  • Alien Xmas
  • Star Wars: The Mandalorian

Jon Favreau’s Voice Over Work On Video Games

  • Disney G-Force

Jon Favreau’s Scriptwriting

  • Swingers
  • Smog
  • Made
  • The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest (Screenplay)
  • Couples Retreat
  • Chef

Jon Favreau’s Top 5 Nominated Movies For Awards

  1. Critics’ Choice Movie Awards (In 2015, Category: Best Actor in a Comedy)
  2. Directors Guild of America Awards (In 2020, Category: Outstanding Directing in Reality Programs)
  3. Directors Guild of America Awards (In 2021, Category: Outstanding Direction in Dra
  4. Saturn Awards (In 2009, Category: Best Director, Work: Iron Man)
  5. Saturn Awards (In 2016, Category: Best Director, Work: The Jungle Book)

Jon Favreau’s Best Award-Winning Movies

  • Saturn Awards (In 2009, Category: Best Director, Work: Iron Man)
  • Saturn Awards (In 2019, Category: The Visionary Award)
  • Visual Effects Society Awards (In 2018, Lifetime Achievement Award)

Besides, in May 2019 The Walt Disney Company announced that Favreau will be a Disney Legend.

As IMDb Rating, Best Movies Jon Favreau Acted

  • Rudy (Release 1993, Rating: 7.5)
  • Swingers (Release 1996, Rating: 7.2)
  • Iron Man (Release 2008, Rating: 7.9)
  • Iron Man 3 (Release 2013, Rating: 7.1)
  • The Wolf of Wall Street (Release 2013, Rating: 8.2)
  • The Jungle Book (Release 2016, Rating: 7.4)
  • The Spider-Man: Homecoming (Release 2017, Rating: 7.4)
  • Avengers: Endgame (Release 2019, Rating: 8.4)
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home (Release 2019, Rating 7.5)
  • Chef (Release 2014, Rating 7.3)

Best Movie Jon Favreau Directed

  • Smog (Release 1999, Rating: 6.2)
  • Made (Release 2001, Rating: 6.4)
  • Elf (Release 2003, Rating: 7)
  • Zathura: A Space Adventure (Release 2005, Rating: 6.2)
  • Iron Man (Release 2008, Rating: 7.9)
  • Iron Man 2 (Release 2010, Rating: 7)
  • Cowboys & Aliens (Release 2011, Rating: 6)
  • Chef (Release 2014, Rating: 7.3)
  • The Jungle Book (Release 2016, Rating: 7.4)
  • The Lion King (Release 2019, Rating: 6.9)

Jon Favreau’s Family

On November 24, 2000, Jon Favreau married an American physician named Joya Tillem. This couple has 3 children, one son and two daughters. Son name is Max Favreau. He was born in 2001. Daughters, Madelaine Favreau and Brighton Rose Favreau. Madelaine born in 2003 and Brighton was born in 2006.

Secret Info

Birth Name: Jonathan Kolia Favreau
Nicknames: Jon, Favs & Mark Johnston
Height: 6’1” (1.85 m)
Weight: 265 lb.
Jon Favreau net worth: $100 million
Religion: His mother is Jewish and his father Christian
Siblings: Jon Favreau doesn’t have any siblings
Star Sign: Libra
Actor: 70 credits
Director: 26 credits
Writer: 9 credits
Archive footage: 11 credits
Soundtrack: 1 credit

Jon Favreau Net Worth

Jonathan Kolia Favreau is better know as Jon Favreau. Jon Favreau is an actor, filmmaker, speechwriter, and podcaster at the same time. As an actor, he acts in many famous movies. His first movie is ‘Folks’. It was a Comedy-Drama film. An American director named Ted Kotcheff directed this film. According to Forbes, Jon Favreau’s net worth is $100 million.

Jon Favreau Net Worth Through Movies

Jon Favreau net worth is approximately $100 million, as of 2021. His earning sources are acting, film direction, writing script for the film, podcasting, movie producer, etc. He acted in many big-budget movies and these make huge money which helps him to be rich. Now Jon Favreau net worth is thousands of times more than his childhood.

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