Jonah Hill

  • Birth Name: Jonah Hill Feldstein
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Writer

Fast Facts

  • Father Richard was a tour accountant for bands like Metallic and Guns N' Roses.
  • Family friend Dustin Hoffman jump-started Hill's acting career by getting him an audition for I Heart Huckabees.
  • Moved back home during the taping of Superbad (2007) to achieve the feeling of being in high school.
  • Was recommended for a part in Moneyball (2011) by actress Catherine Keener, with whom Hill appeared in The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005) and Cyrus (2010).
  • Was paid only $60,000, the Screen Actors Guild's minimum wage, for his work on The Wolf of Wall Street; he took the pay cut in order to work with director Martin Scorsese.

Awards

  • 2011, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2012, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Supporting Actor: Nominee
  • 2011, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2012, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2013, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2017, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 2019, Producers Guild Awards — David L. Wolper Award for Outstanding Producer of Long-Form Television: Nominee

Relationships

  • Sharon Lyn Feldstein — Mother
  • Ali Hoffman — Ex-significant Other
  • Jordan Klein — Ex-significant Other
  • Jordan Feldstein — Brother
  • Rich Feldstein — Father
  • Beanie Feldstein — Sister

College

  • New School University, New York, New York, United States
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