Jason Mewes is a popular television and film actor who is best known for his work in the movie “Clerks” where he played the character Jay. The birth sign of Mewes is Gemini and birthplace is the Highlands. Now let’s have a close look on Jason Mewes’s net worth in 2019.
Jason born on 12th June 1974 in a middle-class family in New Jersey. Both his parents were a drug addict that has a very bad impression on this popular actor during childhood. His mother gets diagnosed with AIDS in 1999 and died in 2002. One of his close friends was Kevin Smith, who becomes a well-known filmmaker in the future. Both of them studied together in the high school.
He has struggled a lot to reach the position where Jason presently is. Mewes often say that Kevin Smith as a person who always supports by his side. Jason is a former drug addict, but he is now sober since 2010. He married his long-time girlfriend Jordan Monsanto on 30 January 2009. Together, they have a beautiful daughter named Logan Lee.
Jason kick-started his career by playing the role of Jay in the movie “Clerks” in 1994 which was produced by Kevin Smith. Despite made on the extremely low budget, the film was a huge success at the box office. This movie helped Jason to establish himself in the movie industry.
After that, he played many memorable roles in many movies that include Chasing Amy, Mallrats, Clerks II, Dogma, Mallrats 2, and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. In addition, he gives his voice for the Clerks: The Animated Series. The long-list of Mewes movies doesn’t end here as he had played roles in the movies of his friend Kevin Smith, such as Bottom Up, Scream 3, and television series Degrassi: The Next Generation.
Other popular works of Jason Mewes is their work in the movies Breath of Hate that was a horror movie. He also hosts Jay & Silent Bob Get Old that is a weekly podcast. Mewes is also co-producer of Hulu-exclusive series, named Spoilers with Kevin Smith.
Awards & Achievements
Since making his debut in the film industry, Jason has won and nominated for a range of awards. In 2001, he won Golden Schmoes Award for the category “Coolest Character of the Year” for the role played in the movie “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back”. Mewes also won the MTV Movie + TV Awards in the category Dirtiest Mouth Moment for the movie “Clerks II” in 2007.
In addition to that, he also won a Gemini Award in the category “Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program” along with the Maggie Castle, Angela Jill Guingcango for TV program Todd and the Book of Pure Evil in 2011.
Net Worth of Jason Mewes
The total net worth of Jason Mewes is US$ 5 million. A greater portion of his earnings came from by working in the super hit movies, such as Bottoms UP, Scream 3, and Clerk.
Additionally, he has been a part of many hit TV series, such as Degrassi Goes Hollywood and Jack’s Law among others. A significant amount of his profit also came from the podcast that he runs with his best friend.
Jason Mewes had fought a great battle with the drug addiction and overcome it due to his dedication and strong willpower. He is the main person behind the success of many movies. We strongly hope that Mewes will continue entertaining us for many years to come. Our team wishes him a great success in his future projects.