Jonathan Adam Saunders Baruchel, commonly known as Jay Baruchel, is a Canadian multitalented personality having successfully dabbled in the fields of acting, screenwriting, modelling, direction and producing. Jay is best known for being the voice of Horrendous Haddock 3 in the immensely popular franchise, “How to Train Your Dragon”. He is also recognised for his remarkable roles in comedy movies, like “Knocked Up”, “Tropic Thunder” and “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”. To know more about the net worth of Jay Baruchel in 2018, keep reading.
Jay Baruchel Early Life
Jay Baruchel was born on April 9, 1982 in Ottawa, Canada where he was raised by his parents Robyne and Serge Baruchel. Jay’s father, Robyne was a freelance writer and his mother was a dealer in antiques. Jay has a younger sister, Taylor who is also an actress. He studied theatre at the Fine Arts Core Education and started his career as an actor at the age of 12 debuting with a show called ‘Are You Afraid of the Dark” in 1995. However, it almost took him 5 years to be featured in a good classic film. He landed his breakthrough role in “Almost Famous” where he played the role of Vic. Jay later did a number of comedy movies, like “She’s Out of My League”. Jay isn’t married yet, but was engaged with actress Alison Pill in 2011 before parting ways with her in 2013.
Jay Baruchel Career, Awards & Achievement
After his debut in “Are You Afraid of Dark” at the mere age of 12, Jay Baruchel went on to be a part of popular shows, like “My Hometown” and “Popular Mechanics for Kids” in the early life of his acting career. In 2000, after his incredible performance in “Almost Famous”, which was appreciated by audiences and critics alike, he bagged the role of “Steven Karp” in “Undeclared”, which was released in 2001. Later, he was seen alongside Ian Somerhalder in “The Rules of Attraction”. Jay’s career best performance came in “Million Dollar Baby” in which he was seen essaying the role of ‘danger Barch’ effortlessly making the character loved and appreciated, thanks to the sentiments of courage and loyalty with which he portrayed the character. Jay was also featured in the lead role of a successful American comedy film titled “She’s out of My League” in 2010 and essayed the role of ‘Viking Hiccup’ in the famous franchise “How to Train Your Dragon”. After this, he landed the leading role in the “Sorcerer’s Apprentice”. In 2011, he was cast in “Goon”, a hockey comedy, which was much appreciated.
Jay is currently focused on a couple of future projects that his fans are waiting eagerly for.
Awards and Achievements
Jay Baruchel has been nominated for and awarded several prestigious awards such as the Canadian Comedy award, Jutra award, Vancouver Film Critics award, Genie award, Annie award, Canadian Screen award and MTV movies award to name a few.
Net Worth of Jay Baruchel
The estimated net worth of jay Baruchel is about $7.5 million. He owes this considerable fortune to his successful career as an actor, which in turn has lent him with the opportunity of exploring other avenues in the entertainment field.
Jay Baruchel started his acting career at the age of 12 and has never looked back ever since, giving a series of memorable performances all throughout his career. He kept improving his craft day by day with his enthusiasm and hard work. He is known for his knack of playing versatile characters, which has successfully kept him out of any stereotypes. We wish him luck for the future!