Who is Jon Hamm?
Jon Hamm is an American actor and producer who is involved in the entertainment field since 1996. He has already spent 24 years of his life in this show business and has established himself as an amazing actor. From his childhood days, he had an interest in acting. Likewise, he initially worked as an acting teacher, but he left his teaching job due to his dissatisfaction. Hamm then moved to LA and decided to become an actor. After many struggles, he finally landed roles in theatre and eventually made in television series and movies. Moreover, he is well-known for his acting role in the television drama series ‘Mad Men’ as Don Draper. Furthermore, he has also received many prestigious nominations and awards for his derive humor acting skills.
|Full Name||Jonathan Daniel Hamm|
|Birth Date||10 March 1971|
|Birth Place||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Parents Name||Deborah Hamm
|Siblings||Two half stepsisters|
|Partner||Jennifer Westfeldt (1997-2015)
Anna Osceola (Present)
|Net Worth 2020||$40 million|
|Height||6 feet and 2 inches (188cm/1.88m)|
|Weight||92 kg (203 pounds)|
Jon’s full name is Jonathan Daniel Hamm, born on 10 March 1971 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. He is born to his parents Deborah Hamm, a trucking company owner, and Daniel Hamm, a secretary. Likewise, he has grown alongside his two half stepsisters. Additionally, he is currently 49 years old with a Pisces star sign.
Nationality and Physical Stats
Jon Hamm holds an American nationality, and as per his ethnicity, he belongs to White. His ancestry is English, German, and Irish. Moreover, he is a non-religious person. Besides this, he stands 6 feet and 2 inches (188cm/1.88m) tall and weighs around 92 kg (203 pounds). He has an athletic body type. Additionally, he has a pair of green-colored eyes and dark brown hair color.
Early Life/ Education
Jon Hamm was two years old when his parents separated. Moreover, he lived with his mother for eight years; until her death because of colon cancer. After his mother died, he lived with his father, and he was just ten years old. Sadly, his father passed away when he was 20 years old.
Talking about his education, he did his schooling at John Burroughs School in Ladue. His debut acting happened in a school’s play called Winnie the Pooh. For further studies, he enrolled at the University of Texas in 1989. But he left the University in 1990 due to his violent incident. Likewise, he attended the University of Missouri and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 1993. Moreover, he also worked as an acting teacher and waitress before becoming an actor.
Jon Hamm is not on any social media.
Jon Hamm was in a long-term relationship with actress Jennifer Westfeldt. They started dating in 1997, and after 18 years of relationship, they broke up in 2015. Likewise, he was also rumored to be dating acting Anna Osceola. This news actually became confirmed in summer 2020.
Movies of Jon Hamm
Jon Hamm landed his debut film role in ‘Space Cowboys’ in 2000. He then appeared in films like ‘Kissing Jessica Stein’ in 2001 and ‘We Were Soldiers’ in 2002. After this, he appeared in movies after four years. His comeback film is ‘Ira & Abby’ in 2006, where he played Ronnie. From 2007 to 2011, he had different roles in movies like ‘The Ten,’ ‘The Day the Earth Stood Still,’ ‘Stolen,’ ‘Bridesmaids,’ and ‘A Single Man,’ ‘Shrek Forever After’ where he had voice roles. Likewise, in 2012 he produced his film ‘Friends with Kids’, where he also played Ben’s role. The next two years, he featured in the film ‘The Congress,’ and Million Dollar Arm.’ He also starred in the computer-animated comedy film ‘Minions’ in 2015, where he lent his voice to Herb Overkill.
Similarly then appeared as an executive producer and an actor in the 2017 movie ‘Marjorie Prime.’ He played as Walter Prime alongside Geena Davis, Lois Smith, and Tim Robbins. The same year, he also starred in ‘Baby Driver,’ and ‘Aardvark.’ In 2018, he appeared in four films ‘Nostalgia,’ ‘Bad Times at the El Royale,’ ‘Beirut,’ and ‘Tage.’ Likewise, in 2019 he again had five film roles. He appeared in ‘The Report,’ ‘Lucy in the Sky,’ ‘Between Two Ferns: The Movie,’ ‘The Jesus Rolls,’ and ‘Richard Jewell.’ Furthermore, he has recently been working on his upcoming films like ‘Wild Mountain Thyme,’ ‘Top Gun: Maverick,’ and ‘No Sudden Move.’
Jon Hamm started his television role in the 1996 dating show ‘The Big Date’ as a contestant. He then appeared in series like ‘Ally McBeal’ in 1997, “Providence,’ ‘The Hughleys,’ and ‘The Trouble with Normal’ in 2000. Likewise, in 2002 he appeared in an episode of ‘Gilmore Girls.’ The same year, he also featured in 66 episodes of ‘The Division’ till 2004. Over the subsequent years, he appeared in different television series like ‘CSI: Miami,’ ‘Numb3rs,’ ‘The Unit,’ ‘The Sarah Silverman Program,’ and many more. His primary and notable role came in 2007 when he became one of the series called ‘Mad Men’ as Don Draper. This series received critical acclaim and was much appreciated by the audiences. Ir ran till 2015.
Meanwhile, he also appeared in different episodes of various series like ’30 Rock’ in 2009, ‘The Simpsons,’ ‘Conan,’ in 2010, ‘Robot Chicken,’ in 2011, ‘Comedy Bang! Bang,’ ‘ Martha Speaks,’ ‘American Dad’ in 2012, ‘Archer’ in 2013, ‘Black Mirror’ in 2014, and many more. He has also hosted three episodes of the ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 2008 and 2010. Jon is also known for his role in the 2015 series ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ as Richard Wayne Gary Wayne. This series’s main stars are Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Carol Kane, and Jane Krakowski. Similarly, he also portrayed the voice role for Cartoon Lord Hater in ‘ Wander Over Yonder’ in 2016 and as Don Grouper in ‘ SpongeBob SquarePants’ in 2017.
Talking more about Jon’s series, he also has voiced over for series like ‘Big Mouth’ in 2017. Furthermore, his other series are ‘Barry,’ ‘I Love You, America with Sarah Silverman,’ ‘Big City Greens’ in 2018, and ‘ Good Omens’ in 2019. His recently played series in 2020 are ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ and ‘Home Movie: The Princess Bride.’
Jon Hamm has received various nominations and awards. His prestigious honors are the Primetime Emmy Awards in 2015, two Golden Globe Awards in 2008 and 2016, and two Screen Actor Guild Awards in 2009 and 2010 for his outstanding acting role in the series ‘Mad Men.’
Net Worth of Jon Hamm
Jon Hamm earns mostly from his acting career. As of 2020, he has an approximate net worth of $40 million.