Jon Voight is an Academy Award-winning American actor. He rose to prominence in the late 1960s with his Oscar-nominated portrayal as Joe Buck, a future gigolo, in Midnight Cowboy (1969).
|First and last name||Jon Voight|
|Date of birth||Dec 29, 1938|
|Birthplace||Yonkers, New York|
|Age||83 years old|
|Height||6 ft 3 in|
|Net value||$55 million|
Jon Voight Age and Early Life
Jonathan Vincent Voight was born on December 29, 1938, in Yonkers, New York, to parents Elmer Voight (né Voytka; 1909-1973) and Barbara (née Kamp; 1910-1995). His parents both play golf professionally. Barry Voight (born 1937) and Wesley Voight are his two brothers (born March 21, 1940).
His brother Barry is a former volcanologist at Pennsylvania State University, and another brother is a singer-songwriter best known for his songs “Angel of the Morning” and “Wild Thing.” Voight was raised as a devout Catholic. In terms of scholastic history, he attended Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, New York. There he became interested in performing and acting in The Song of Norway, the school’s annual musical, in the humorous part of Count Pepi Le Loup. In addition, after graduating from high school in 1956, he attended the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. He studied art there and received a BA degree in 1960.
Jon Voight Height and Weight
Jon Voight is 1.80 meters tall and weighs 88 kg. His hair is gray and he has blue eyes. He wears shoes in size 12 (US).
Jon Voight’s ability
How much is Jon Voight’s net worth? When it comes to his wages, he makes a lot of money, but he has yet to reveal it to the public. While his successful job has left him with an estimated net worth of $55 million as of 2022.
In describing his career, Jon Voight said he went to New York City in his early days to pursue his acting profession. He then found a job on television. From 1963 to 1968, he appeared in many episodes of Gunsmoke, as well as on Twelve O’Clock High in 1966, The Defenders and Naked City, both in 1963. In addition, he starred in the seminal 1969 film Midnight Cowboy. On another occasion, he appeared as surprise guest on Muppets Tonight (1996) on December 9, 2001, dressed as a giant chicken next to Gonzo the Great.
In addition, from 1973 and 1974, he played Stanley Kowalski in Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire at the Studio Arena Theater in Buffalo, New York. In addition, he appeared in a number of films, including Conrack (1974), The Odesa File (1974), Jaws (1975), Coming Home (1978), Lookin’ to Get Out (1982), Table for Five (1983), Chernobyl: The Final Warning (1991), The Last of His Tribe (1992), Mission: Impossible (1996), Boys Will Be Boys (1997), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), and others. In 2013, he also played Mickey Donovan on Ray Donovan.
Jon Voight Wife and Marriage
Who is Jon Voight’s wife? In 1962, Jon Voight married actress Lauri Peters. They met while performing in the original Broadway production of The Sound of Music. However, they divorced in 1967. He later married actress Marcheline Bertrand in 1971. Their romance did not last, however, and they divorced in 1976, filed for divorce in 1978 and divorced in 1980.
The couple have two children, James Haven (born May 11, 1973) and Angelina Jolie (born June 4, 1975). Voight, on the other hand, remained estranged from his children for years until he reconciled after Bertrand’s death in 2007. He has also dated Diana Ross (2005 – 2006), Nastassja Kinski (2002), Barbra Streisand (1994 – 1995 ), Eileen Davidson (1989 – 1991) and Stacey Pickren (1979 – 1986). However, the cause of their split is currently unclear. Perhaps he now enjoys a solitary life with his children.