Fans of the Nickelodeon series The Thundermans wouldn’t forget Jack Griffo so quickly. He portrays the role of Max Thunderman in the popular series, and through his performance, the young star has won five Kids’ Choice Awards as the most popular TV actor/star and built an impressive fan base across all social media platforms.
In addition to acting, Jack also sings and posts song covers on his YouTube channel, which has over 8.60 million viewers. Below are details of the young actor’s biography and everything you need to know about him.
Jack Griffo’s Bio, Age
The budding star was born on 11 November 1996 in Orlando Florida. His parents, who raised him as one of their five children, named him Jack Davis Griffo at birth. Unfortunately, there are no details about his family members and his background. However, his ethnic background is a mixture of English and Italian, while his nationality is American.
Everything You Need To Know About The Actor
Although he has become a TV sensation since the beginning of his acting career, there are surprising, lesser-known facts about the up-and-coming star that will not only heat up some minds.
- Early Life
Since he has not been generous with information about his family and growing up for him and his siblings, we assume that he grew up in his birthplace, Orlando, Florida, in the United States of America, along with his four siblings. From the little information available about his education, it is clear that Griffo was interested in basketball and played on his school’s team during his primary and secondary school years. He later graduated from Western Christian Academy in June 2015 and then began taking acting classes at Maile Acting School.
- Acting Debut and Success
As for his acting career, Jack Griffo started from scratch and debuted as an extra in 2011. He made his first appearance in the television series Kickin’ It and Bucket & Skinner’s Epic Adventures. Determined to make it, he continued to make several guest appearances on television and appeared in comedy series such as See Dad Run and Jessie. He also starred alongside Ciara Bravo in Jinxed in 2013, and in the same year, he got his starring role as Max Thunderman in the Nickelodeon comedy series The Thundermans. The series lasted from 14 October 2013 to 25 May 2018.
Together with Isabela Moner, Tony Cavalero, and Jace Norman, Griffo starred in the original movie Splitting Adam, shot at the Nickelodeon in 2015. He also played the role of Billy in the Syfy original film Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! Later in 2015 and 2016, he played a guest role in the seventh season finale of NCIS: Los Angeles.
Some of his recent roles include Sebastian in the family drama Apple of My Eye, Noah in the indie drama film Those Left Behind, both in 2017, and Dylan in the original Netflix series Alexa & Katie, School of Rock as Slade, Knight Squad as Sir Swayze, and others, all of which were released in 2018.
- Music Career
Apparently Jack Griffo has an interest in music as well as acting. The young actor posts music covers on his YouTube channel, which has over 96,500 subscribers (as of January 2017) and more than 8.60 million visitors.
In addition to music covers, Griffo has released a single, Hold Me, for which he has teamed up with his friend Kelsey. The single was released on 17 October 2011 and the music video for it followed on 29 October 2011 and was viewed online more than 4 million times. His debut solo single Slingshot was released on November 13, 2013, and the music video was released on January 14, 2014, and was viewed over 1.8 million times on his YouTube channel.
- Net Worth
Even though his salary has not been published, we are sure that Jack Griffo often smiles in the back when you look at his achievements in television and film. For now, his net worth has been set at $1 million, and that number will increase as he is still young and active in the industry.
- Personal Life
Jack Griffo and the American actress Ciara Bravo are said to have had a romantic relationship in March 2013, but it was short-lived as the actor began his publicly announced relationship with the American actress Ryan Newman (pictured above with him) later that year. Their relationship, which began in June 2013, ended in August 2016.
Granted, Jack has moved on and is currently dating Philippine beauty Paris Berelc.
- Body Stats
The good-looking star is 1.73 m (5 feet 7 inches) tall and weighs 69 kg. His good looks are further enhanced by his dark brown hair, which complements his pair of dark brown eyes.