Jared Leto is a popular, multi-talented American actor, singer, songwriter, and director. He has received much recognition for his dedication to the roles he takes on. Before receiving recognition, he began his career by appearing on television shows and taking on small-part roles in films. His acting achievements are always breathtaking, thanks to the research he does for his roles, which always seems to pay off.
Biography & Age
Jared Leto was born on December 26, 1971, in Bossier City Louisiana. His mother, Constance Leto, is descended from the Cajun. Not much is known about his father except that he divorced his (Jared) mother when Jared and his brother – Shannon – were very young. Even his family name – Leto – is his stepfather’s name, not his father’s. His biological father remarried after his divorce from Constance Leto and had two sons from his second marriage. He later committed suicide when Jared was only eight years old.
Jared’s maternal grandfather was in the Air Force, so the family traveled a lot. When he was young, his mother convinced him and his brother to become involved in the arts. He grew up around painters, writers, artists, singers, and actors, who in the long run inspired him to act and sing as well. His first musical instrument was a broken piano, which he began to play at a very young age.
Jared dropped out of school in the 10th grade but later continued his studies at Emerson Preparatory School in Washington D.C. He studied at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia before moving to the School of Visual Arts in New York City, where he became interested in filmmaking. As a student, Jared Leto wrote a short film, Crying Joy, in which he also played the leading role.
Jared Leto is also a founding member and lead singer of the American rock band Thirty Seconds To Mars.
Jared Leto has an estimated net worth of $40 million, which is the result of his highly successful film and music career. It is speculated that the actor earns $7 million as a salary for his film roles.
Is Jared Leto Gay?
Speculation about Jared’s sexuality began to rise when he convincingly played a transsexual woman in the critically acclaimed Dallas Buyers Club. However, it is common practice for the media to often speculate about celebrity sexuality, so this came as no surprise. But for the record: Jared Leto is indeed heterosexual.
Personal Life & Girlfriend
Jared Leto is a certified feminist in Hollywood. The eligible bachelor has won the heart of almost every beautiful woman he has met. Previously, he was with Cameron Diaz from 1999 to 2003, although many thought the two would get engaged. Unfortunately, they separated after four years together.
In 2004 he had a love affair with Scarlet Johansson, which ended one year later. It was also rumored that he had gone out with Ashley Olsen in 2005.
Jared and Lindsay Lohan are said to have had a brief relationship when they worked together on a film, but the actor rejected the mistake in an interview with MTV and said he never spoke to her or anyone else on the set.
His list of speculated relationships goes on and includes Lydia Hearest, Isabel Lucas, Nina Senior, Katharina Damm, Lupita Nyong’o, Miley Cyrus, and Katy Perry.
Not surprisingly, Jared has dated some of the most beautiful women in the industry – it’s easy when you’re talented, rich, handsome, and respectful of women. Officially, however, Jared Leto is single and not yet looking for a steady relationship.
Jared Leto: Height, Weight & Body Measurements
The American actor is surprisingly tall with a height of 1.75 m (5 ft 7 in). Although his weight varies regularly depending on the role, his current weight is believed to be 69 kg (152 lbs). His other body measurements are chest – 43 inches, waist – 32 inches, and biceps – 14 inches. His shoe size is 11 U.S. (43 EU).
It cannot be denied that Jared has an enviable physique. This is achieved by following a vegan diet, avoiding alcohol, doing yoga, and giving priority to recreation. He also enjoys hiking and cycling, although he prefers to exercise outdoors. He has also admitted that during exercise he does not like music like most people, but prefers to listen to the sounds of nature. Well, whatever he does, it definitely works for him.