Jake Kasdan
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One of the movies that gained popularity in 2019 is Jumanji: The Next Level. If you have watched this movie, you should know who directed the movie. The director of that movie is, Jake Kasdan

Jake Kasdan also known as Jacob Kasdan is a popular American director, writer, producer, and actor. Prior to beginning his career as a producer, he began his career in the American film industry as an actor by appearing in several movies and TV shows. Jake is the producer of the popular movie Jumanji: The Next Level. 

What Is The Age Of Jake Kasdan?

Jake Kasdan was born on October 28, 1974, in Detroit, Michigan, United States. He is 46 years old as of 2022. He is of American nationality and belongs to Jewish ethnic background. According to astrologers, his zodiac sign is Scorpio. His father is Lawrence Kasdan while his mother’s name is Meg Kasdan. His parents also belong to the film industry like him.

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His father is a writer and director of popular movies like Star Wars: Return of the Jedi - The Original Radio Drama, Wyatt Earp, Solo: A Star Wars Story, November Road, Light, and Magic, etc. He has one younger brother whose name is Jonathan Kasdan. Jonathan Kasdan also serves as a writer and actor in the American film industry. Talking about Jake's educational background it is said that he attended Massachusetts Hampshire College and U.C. Santa Cruz, but none of them resulted in a degree. Instead, he decided to devote his energies to writing and filmmaking.

When Did Jake Kasdan start His Professional Career?

Jake Kasdan had always wanted to be a filmmaker in the future, so when he was studying in high school, he accompanied his father in the studio and began working with him as a production assistant. Later he began appearing as an actor in different movies directed by his father, Lawrence. In 1983, he appeared in a movie called The Big Chill as Autograph Seeker, followed by Silverado as Stable Boy in 1985. However, he started his career as a producer in 1998 with the production of a movie called Zero Effect, which cast artists like Bill Pullman, Ben Stiller, Ryan O'Neal, and many others.

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Jake Kasdan with the artists of Jumanji: The Next Level movie

Between 2000 to 2020, he produced several movies and many episodes of TV series like Freaks and Geeks, Friends with Kids, Ben, and Kate, Weird Loners, The Grinder, New Girl, Bless This Mess, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, etc. Among them, his movie Jumanji: The Next Level released in 2019, featuring renowned artists like Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Nick Jonas, etc was a big hit and helped him to gather success in the film industry. Similarly, as a director, he has directed 24 movies and TV series. Some of them are Fresh Off the Boat, Weird Loners, Grosse Pointe, Undeclared, etc. 

Who Is The Wife Of Jake Kasdan?

Jake Kasdan is in his 40s. So, he is a married man. According to the wiki, he is married to Inara George. Inara George is a singer and songwriter of The Bird and the Bee. However, he hasn’t shared any details about his married life with the public. During an interview with Enza's Bargain about the movie Sex Tape, Jake did reveal that his wife was also a big part of the movie. When he first got the script, his wife read the script and was also skeptical about the title. 

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Jake Kasdan

Furthermore, Jake also revealed that he and his partner are parents to 3 small kids. So, Jake might have 3 children in total with his wife, Inara, namely Otis, Beau, and Lorelei.

Moreover, he isn’t active on any social media platform so, it isn't easy to gather any details about his private life. Though his wife Inara, is active on Instagram, she also hasn’t shared any photos with her husband. Her Instagram posts are photos of her friends and singing career.

What Is The Net Worth Of Jake Kasdan?

Jake Kasdan is a producer, writer, director, and actor by profession. He has been with the American film industry for more than 30 years. His profession as a director and producer began in 1998. He has produced more than 25 movies and Tv series in his career. His total net worth is estimated to be $16 Million

What Is The Height Of Jake Kasdan?

Jake Kasdan stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches tall. He has short curly brown hair and black eyes. He wears spectacles. 

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