|Birth Name||Jacob Adam McLaughlin|
|Birth place||Paradise, California, United States|
|Father||John P. McLaughlin|
|Mother||Rebecca Kay De Victoria|
Jacob Adam McLaughlin is an American actor who has starred in films such as Paul Haggis' 'In the Valley of Elah,' NBC's 'Believe,' and ABC's 'Quantico.'
In addition, he is a highly decorated US Army veteran who served in Iraq. In 2002, he joined the United States Army as a Dismounted Infantry Squad Automatic Weapon Gunner.
He saw combat in Baghdad as part of the 3rd Infantry Division and suffered critical injuries. Nevertheless, he was awarded many military decorations for his achievements.
Salary & Net Worth
Jake McLaughlin joined the US Army in 2002 as a Dismounted Infantry Squad Automatic Weapon Gunner. He was a member of one of the first units to arrive in Baghdad.
McLaughlin has been awarded the Army Commendation Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, and Army Good Conduct Medal in recognition of his service. Likewise, he was additionally awarded the Army Achievement Medal four times during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
McLaughlin worked as a security guard at Universal Studios and on a crab boat in Oregon after leaving the military.
When the former Dismounted Infantry S.A.W. Gunner heard that Paul Haggis's 'In the Valley of Elah' was auditioning genuine vets for various parts, he decided to read for the part.
After his debut film's popularity, McLaughlin made cameos in films such as 'The Day the Earth Stood Still' and 'Cloverfield.'
In 2009, he landed his first significant television role in the television adaptation of the Oscar-winning classic 'Crash.'
In the years that followed, the Californian native made several television appearances. He was cast in 'Warrior' in 2011, followed by a supporting part in Safe House in 2012.
McLaughlin was hired as the male protagonist in Alfonso Cuarón's Believe; a television pilot brought up to series in May 2013. The program debuted on NBC
He was cast in the character of Ryan Booth on the television series 'Quantico' in March 2015.
Indie films 'Black Dog, Red Dog' (2015), 'Forever' (2015), and 'Another Time' (2018) featured McLaughlin.
Talking about his income, he must have accumulated his net worth in millions that including a salary of $62K (US Army.)
Married, Wife, Children
In the show Quantico, Jake McLaughlin played Priyanka Chopra's love interest, but in real life, he is a family man who has a beautiful relationship with his wife and children.
Jake and Stephanie McLaughlin have been married since 2004.
Stephanie and some of her friends were playing the spotting-eye-candy game, and at that time, Jake was stationed in Hinesville, Georgia.
That was the first time the couple met, and since then, they've been inseparable. In an interview with newsreview.com, he said,
From then on, we were inseparable.
With his wife Stephanie, the actor has four children: three daughters called Reagan, Freya, and Rowan, and a son named Logan.
Bio, Age, Family
Jake McLaughlin was born in Paradise, Butte County, California, to John P. McLaughlin and Rebecca Kay De Victoria on October 7, 1982. His father has Irish heritage, while his mother has Cheyenne and Irish ancestry.
In Chico, Butte County, California, he attended Notre Dame Catholic School and Chico High School. He subsequently moved to Southern California, where he attended North Hollywood High School in Los Angeles, where he earned his GED.
Body Measurements: Height & Weight
As per wiki, the 39-year-old has a height of 6 ft 1 inch, which is around 1.85 m, and weighs about 80 kg which is 176.5 lbs.