Johnathon Schaech is an American actor, writer, and producer who is well known for playing Jimmy Mattingly in Tom Hank’s directorial debut ‘That Thing You Do!’ and also supporting several charitable organizations.
Johnathon is also known for his drop-dead gorgeous look. As a popular Hollywood actor, he supports and funds different charitable organizations. He is well known for portraying the role of Jimmy Mattingly in the movie, “That Thing You Do”.
Johnathon Schaech’s Date of Birth and Age
Johnathon Schaech was born on September 10, 1969, in Edgewood, Maryland, USA. Currently, the actor is 52 years old as of 2022.
Similarly, he holds American Nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. According to his birthdate, his birth sign is Virgo. He celebrates his birthday on September 10 every year.
Johnathon Schaech’s Parents and Siblings
Johnathon Schaech was a son of Joe Schaech and Jonnae Schaech.His father was a Law Enforcement Officer. Likewise, his mother worked as a Human Resource executive. He has one sister named, Renee Schaech.
Johnathon Schaech’s Education
After graduating from Edgewood High school, he went on to study economics at the University of Maryland. Around this time he took acting classes and decided to pursue his career in Acting. He dropped out of college during his junior year.
Johnathon Schaech’s Height and Weight
Johnathon Schaech is a handsome man with an incredible personality. The actor is 5 feet and 11 inches tall. He stands at a weight of 78 kg. Additionally, the whole body measurement is not given. He has Hazel eyes color and black color hair.
Johnathon Schaech’s Career
In 1989, a dance troupe called Chippendales offered a job to Johnathon Schaech. However, acting upon his father’s advice to grow higher, he signed up with Wilhelmina West instead.
Schaech’s joined Roy London’s acting classes to improve his acting. Meanwhile, he started doing modeling and commercial assignment to support himself.
Johnathon’s first appearance was in a TV movie called ‘The Webbers’ (1993), starring David Arquette and Jennifer Tilly. The movie didn’t boost his career.
However, his first breakthrough performance came in Gregg Araki’s “The Doom Generation” (1995). In the same year, he did another movie called, ‘How to Make American Quilt,’ in which he played Winona Ryder’s love interest.
His good looks and great acting led him to a leading role in Tom Hanks’ directorial debut ‘That Thing That You Do!’ (1996). He was featured along with Will Smith, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Benicio del Toro as the most promising leading men of tomorrow in “Vanity Fair” on 1996.
In 1998, he was seen in ‘Hush,’ opposite Gwyneth Paltrow and Jessica Lange, ‘Houdini’ and ‘Wounding.’
Similarly, In 1999, his two movies ‘Finding Graceland’ and ‘Splendor’ did great at the box office and made him more popular and famous.
However, his role as a Columbian-born homosexual Manhattanite dying of AIDS in David Rabe’s play ‘A Question of Mercy’ (2000) earned him respect for his acting and a great response from the viewers as well
Furthermore, he went on to write screenplays for ‘Roadhouse 2’ (2006) and ‘The Washingtonians (The Masters of Horror Series)’ (2007). Richard Chizmar was the co-writer of both movies.
He appeared in different movies such as ‘Little Chenier’ (2006), ‘Prom Night(2007), ‘Quarantine’ (2008), ‘Five Days of War (2011), ‘The Legend of Hercules’ (2014), ‘Texas Rising’ (2015), and ‘Reprisal’ (2018)were noted for his best performance.
Likewise, he wrote a book titled ‘Rick Dempsey’s Caught Stealing’, in 2014.
Johnathon made a regular appearance on Television as well though he made his acting debut in 1993. He appeared in different TV series like: ‘Ray Donovan’ (2013), ‘Quantico’ (2015), and DC’s ‘Legends of Tomorrow (2016-18).
Johnathon Schaech’s Wife and Children
Johnathon had married three times in his life. He married Christina Applegate in 2001. The couple were only together for four years only and separated in 2005. They were legally divorced in 2007.
In 2008, he started dating singer and actress Jana Kramer. They were engaged in 2009. Unfortunately, they separated after a few months of marriage in 2010.
In July 2013, he married Julie Solomon. They were blessed with one son, Camden Quinn Schaech, who was born in September 2013.
He dated different actors and singers like Heather Locklear, Gabrielle Anwar, Natasha Henstridge, and Madonna in the past. It is rumored that once he dated Ellen DeGeneres.
Johnathon Schaech’s Net Worth
Johnathon Schaech has been earning a huge amount of money from his career as an actor, producer, director, and writer. He is living a luxurious life with his family.
His main source of income is movies, dramas, Tv series, etc. Additionally, he produces, directs, and writes screenplays for movies which led to increases in his net worth.
Johnathon Schaech’s net worth is estimated to be around $70 million which is a huge amount.
Johnathon Schaech’s Social Media Handles
Johnathon is active on various social media Handles like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. On Instagram, he has more than 212k followers with 803 posts. He posts a lot about his family and upcoming projects and movies.