Jonah Hill is an actor, producer, screenwriter, comedian and voice artist. He is best known for his roles in Superbad (2007), Knocked Up (2007), Funny People (2009), Get Him to the Greek (2010), Moneyball (2011), and 21 Jump Street (2012).
Jonah Hill made his feature film debut in I Heart Huckabees (2004). He also co-created and starred in the animated comedy Allen Gregory on Fox. Hill was first nominated for a Teen Choice Award for his role in Accepted (2006) as Sherman Schrader and in 2011 was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his dramatic turn in Moneyball.
Jonah Hill has wanted to be a writer since he was young, dreaming of someday joining the writing teams of The Simpsons, Saturday Night Live and The Larry Sanders Show. At one point, Hill was writing a screenplay with close friend and I Heart Huckabees co-star Jason Schwartzman. At another, he was writing Pure Imagination, a comedy for Sony about a man who develops an imaginary friend after a traumatic experience. Filming was expected to begin in 2008, but it has been in development since then. Jonah Hill recently co-wrote the treatment for 21 Jump Street with screenwriter Michael Bacall.
Jonah Hill directed his first music video, “Gonna Get Over You” by Sara Bareilles, in September 2011.
How Jonah Hill Made His Money – Movies
Estimated Net Worth: $18 Million
Birthday: December 20, 1983
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