Popular American television and big screen face, Jason Bateman started out his acting career in his teens. He caught the eyes of audiences and critics’ attention in television series during the 80s and then moved on to the bigger screen.
The actor won some highly praised awards, such as Golden Globe and Two Satellite Awards. He had his ups and downs during his television series career, but he also starred in some quite successful movies. Jason has also appeared in various TV shows.
Jason Bateman was born in Rye, New York, January 14th 1969. His family was already involved with showbiz industry; Jason’s father Kent being producer and his sister Justine an actress, as young Jason would soon become. Jason has always had a passion for acting and comedy.
Today, he is one of the most popular and favorite U.S. comedians. His first appearances were in TV commercials, before his teenage days, and sitcoms in his young days.
He made his first big role in television series “Little House on the Prairie”, back in the early 80s. His comedian skills came to spotlight in “Silver Spoons” sitcom, also in 80s. Jason’s incredible sense of humor and talent to perform them earned him the love of critics as well as teenage and young audience; he was completely in favor of teen girls watchers!
Jason has also made himself good film roles, such as “Can You Feel Me Dancing”, a TV movie from mid 80s.
He also starred and produced “The Hogan Family” sitcom. He was only 18 when he was enlisted amongst the Directors Guild of America, which made him the youngest person ever to be inducted into the association.
After some time and a slight career slide down, Bateman had returned in a great new edition, appearing in “Arrested Development” series in 2000s.
Although the series itself was never highly ranked, it earned Bateman some serious awards. He won above mentioned Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in Television Series and two Satellite Awards.
His professional comeback earned him some big screen titles, such as “Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story”, “The Break-Up”,” The Kingdom”,” Juno” and “Hancock”. By the end of first decade of the New Millennium, Batmen’s film career has flourished.
He had very successful roles in comedies “Horrible Bosses” and “This Is Where I Leave You”. Bateman has also successfully used his directorial and narrative skills.
Jason fought drugs and alcohol addiction in his thirties.
However, he had successfully gone through it and now leads a life of a successful celebrity and a family man. Popular American comedian is married to the daughter of famous Paul Anka, Amanda.
The couple has two daughters and they live in Los Angeles.
As other richies, Jason has also got himself a fancy property. Few years ago, he had purchased a big luxury villa in Los Angeles. The house was formerly in property of the late Ernest Borgnine.
Full Name: Jason Kent Bateman
Date of Birth: January 14th, 1969
Birth Place: Rye, New York, United States
Height: 5 ft 11in (1.80 m)
Weight: 85 kg
Net Worth: $30 million