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Jay Baruchel is known as a Canadian actor. He is most famous for his roles in Undeclared, She's Out of My League and the How to Train Your Dragon film franchise.

Jonathan Adam Saunders Baruchel was born on April 9, 1982 in Ottawa, Canada. He was born to guardians Serge Baruchel and Robyne Ropell. He has a brother named Taylor Baruchel. He attended Roslyn Elementary School for his primary education. For his higher learning studies, he went to Dawson College.

Wife & Marriage

Jay's love life was in the media spotlight when he got engaged to actress, Alison Pill in 2011. Things didn't work between the two and they announced their split in 2013. Jay has been private about his romances ever since.

Career as a Canadian actor

Jay's first significant acting role was on the TV series My Hometown in 1996. He additionally co-hosted Popular Mechanics for Kids with Elisha Cuthbert. From that point forward, he appeared in Cameron Crowe's film, Almost Famous. He started to gain film with the role of Steven Karp on Judd Apatow's acclaimed comedic TV series Undeclared, where he featured with Seth Rogen, Carla Gallo, Charlie Hunnam, and Monica Keena. He also appeared with James Van Der Beek in Roger Avary's The Rules of Attraction.

In 2004, Jay played Danger Barch Clint Eastwood's Million Dollar Baby. During 2008, he appeared in Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist. He likewise showed up in Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian. In 2010, he featured in She's Out of My League with Alice Eve as his leading lady. He was also in Disney's live action adaptation of The Sorcerer's Apprentice.

Jay co-wrote the screenplay for Goon, with Evan Goldberg. He also appeared in the film, playing Johnny Klutz. Goon featured actors like Seann William Scott and popular comedic Canadian actor, Eugene Levy. He was the star and director of the slasher comedy, Pig. Jay ventured in the marketing industry when he appeared in the 2010 Adidas Originals promotion campaign, "Bar", related to the FIFA World Cup. He also tried out the music scene, when he appeared in music videos for the Canadian prog-rockers Rush's 2012–13 Clockwork Angels tour.

In January 2020, it was announced that the film, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World was added to the Oscar nominations list for the Best Animated Feature category. Jay has a leading role in the film as the voice of Hiccup.

Net Worth

According to celebritynetworth.com, his estimated net worth is $6 million dollars.

Date modified: Apr 9, 2020
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