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Jonah Hill Biography

Birth Name:
Jonah Hill Feldstein
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States
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


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


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