Jacob Tremblay makes waves in the film industry as a child actor. The Canadian star gained his popularity in 2015 after his appearance in the popular movie “Room” in which he played the remarkable role of Jack Newsome. Since then, Tremblay has received much acclaim and accolades for his many film roles.
Tremblay reached a level at a very young age that many have sought in vain for years. This achievement has raised many questions about the young man’s life and career. To dwell on these questions would mean to go deeper into the life of the child actor. Let us start with the frequently asked questions:
Who Is Jacob Tremblay? How Old Is He?
Tremblay was born on October 5, 2006, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Jacob has always had a fondness for the creative arts. He began his career with roles in television shows. Jacob Tremblay continued his career with television roles until he made his film debut in the animation “The Smurfs 2” (2013). He made the film when he was six years old, after which he started getting more and more roles as he was noticed by the interest groups.
Tremblay’s next film was “Room”, where he played the leading role alongside Brie Larson. The child actor received a nomination for the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding achievement by a male actor in a supporting role. Tremblay was the youngest actor to be nominated for the award.
This remarkable achievement also put him in the spotlight and he began appearing for interviews on several shows such as Ellen DeGeneres Show and many others. Tremblay played the lead role in 2016 in “Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie”, a comedy film in which he played a supporting role. Also in 2016, he played a guest role in the comedy series “The Last Man on Earth” as a younger version of the main character.
The year 2016 was indeed a very busy year for Tremblay, as the young actor got more and more film roles. He played next to Kate Bosworth and Thomas Jane in the horror movie “Before I Wake”. He played the leading role in the thriller “Shut In” directed by Farren Blackburn. Also in 2016, Jacob Tremblay starred alongside Vera Farmiga and Marton Csokas in the movie “Burn Your Maps”, an adventure comedy-drama in which he played the role of Wes Firth.
The year 2017 came with more opportunities for the young actor. He played the lead role in the drama ‘The Book of Henry’ alongside Naomi Watts and Maddie Ziegler. In the same year, he was given a role in the film ‘Wonder’, which proved to be his most successful. In the film, he played the character of a child with Treacher Collins syndrome named August Pullman.
His Net Worth
No, Tremblay does not act just for fun, and yes, the young actor earns a lot of money with his works. Jacob Tremblay has his net worth estimated by some sources at 670,000 dollars. He earned a lot from his most successful film Wonder (2017), which grossed a whopping $285 million. Not much is known about his salary, as the young actor has not disclosed such information to the media.
Family – His Parents, Siblings
Tremblay was raised by his parents, Jason Tremblay, his father, and Christina Candia Tremblay, his mother, in Langley, British Columbia. His father is a police officer and his mother works as a housewife. He grew up in a modest and decent home and has very supportive parents.
Jacob’s Tremblay’s parents were very supportive when their child decided to pursue the performing arts and they are still doing their best to bring him to the top. This must have been the case for his sisters. Jacob’s older sister Emma and his younger sister Erica are also actresses.
Other Facts You Need to Know
- Jacob Tremblay’s nomination for the Screen Actors Guild Award in 2015 made him the youngest actor to be nominated for this award and the second youngest in all categories.
- The young actor bears the nickname Jake, a name he is sometimes called in Hollywood and even among his friends.
- He may be young, but Jacob is quite humorous and reflects this in his reports on social media. Tremblay’s acting skills have been celebrated by many stakeholders in the industry.
- He is a big fan of Star Wars. In fact, Tremblay named his dog “Rey” after the main character of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”.