John Krasinski is a popular Hollywood actor who has featured in many movies and TV series. They include License to Wed (2007), Something Borrowed (2011), A Quiet Place (2018), as well as the Amazon political series, Jack Ryan. Apart from acting, Krasinski is also a budding filmmaker who has produced and directed some highly acclaimed movies. A good example is the 2018 horror flick, A Quiet Place. His exploits with the movie made Time Magazine to name him one of the most influential people of 2018. Find out more about The Office star here including facts about his wife and kids.
John Krasinski Bio (Age)
John Burke Krasinski was born on the 20th of October 1979 in Newton, Massachusetts. He was raised in the Catholic faith and spent his formative years in Newton. For his education, Krasinski attended the Newton South High School and graduated in 1997. He also attended Brown University, where he studied Theatre Arts and graduated in 2001.
Krasinski did not just stumble into acting. He nursed the dream of being an actor and a filmmaker from a very young age and took steps to actualize it. He took part in theatrical productions while in school. He also trained as an actor at renowned places such as The Royal Shakespeare Company in England, The National Theatre Institute in Connecticut, and The Actors Center in New York. John Krasinski commenced his career in New York after leaving college. It must be stated that he did not have an easy beginning. He only landed minor roles in TV shows and commercials; in fact, he had to work odd jobs to survive.
John got his well-deserved break in 2004 when he landed the role of Jim Halpert, the affable sales rep, on the popular NBC sitcom, The Office. Krasinski took part in every episode of the sitcom which ran for nine seasons (from 2005 to 2013). His success on The Office subsequently led him to much broader success in Hollywood.
His Net Worth
Krasinski has a net worth estimated at $30 million. He made his fortune from acting, writing, and filmmaking. In 2018, he co-wrote, directed, and starred in the horror movie, A Quiet Place. The film focus on a family who struggle to survive in a bleak world inhabited by harmful creatures with sensitive hearing. The movie received positive reviews as well as praise from the critics. It also did well at the box office, grossing over $340 million on a budget of less than $22 million. There is certainly no doubt that Krasinski reaped good financial rewards from this movie.
Family – John Krasinski’s Wife, Kids, and Brothers
John Krasinski is married to award-winning English actress, Emily Blunt. The two are one of the most admired couples in Hollywood. They regularly attend red carpet events together and never shy away from expressing their love for each other. So how did this lovely couple meet? Well, the meet-cute took place at a Los Angeles restaurant in 2008. Blunt was there with a friend while Krasinski was dining with actor Justin Theroux. The two were immediately attracted to each other and Krasinski left his table to go talk to Blunt.
He subsequently asked her out on a date (even though Blunt insists that she asked first) and the rest is history. They got engaged in August 2009 and got married on the 10th of July 2010 in Lake Como, Italy. Since tying the knot, the couple has remained devoted to each other. They also collaborate professionally; both of them starred in Krasinski’s 2018 movie, A Quiet Place. The couple has two daughters together, they are Hazel (born in February 2014) and Violet (born in June 2016).
John Krasinski hails from a distinguished background. His mother’s name is Mary Clare. She is a nurse and an Irish- American. His father, on the other hand, is Polish-American. His name is Ronald Krasinski and he is a doctor. The actor has two elder brothers named Kevin and Paul Krasinski. John is not only the youngest brother but also the shortest one amongst the siblings.
Height – How Tall Is He?
The Newton native is quite tall as he stands at 6 feet 3 inches (1.91m). His weight is given as 203 lb (92 kg). Other body measurements are chest – 44 inches (112 cm), arms/biceps – 16 inches (41 cm), and waist – 35 inches (89 cm). Additionally, he has brown hair and hazel-colored eyes.