fans of Nickelodeon series The Thundermans wouldn’t forget Jack Griffo in a jiffy. He portrays the role of Max Thunderman in the popular show and through his performance, the young star has landed five Kids’ Choice Awards for Favorite TV Actor/Star and amassed an impressive fan following across social media platforms.
Aside from acting, Jack also sings and posts song covers on his YouTube channel which has accumulated over 8.60 million views. Below are details about the young actor’s biography and everything you need to know about him.
Jack Griffo’s Bio, Age
The budding star was born on 11th November 1996 in Orlando Florida. He was given the name Jack Davis Griffo at birth by his parents who raised him as one of their five children. Sadly, there are no details about his family members and background. His ethnicity, however, is a mix of English and Italian while his nationality is American.
Everything You Need To Know About The Actor
Though he has turned into a TV sensation since he started his acting career, there are surprising lesser-known facts about the budding star that will blow more than a few minds.
- Early Life
Since he has not been generous with information regarding his family and what growing up was like for him and his siblings, we presume that he was raised in his place of birth which is Orlando, Florida, in the United States of America, alongside his four siblings. The little information available about his education reveals that Griffo was interested in basketball and played in his school’s team in his elementary and middle school days. He later graduated from the Western Christian Academy in June 2015 after which he began taking acting classes from Maile Acting School.
- Acting Debut and Success
As far as his acting career is concerned, Jack Griffo started from the scratch, debuting as an extra in 2011. His first appearance came on the television series Kickin’ It and Bucket & Skinner’s Epic Adventures. Determined to make it, he continued making several guest appearances on television and appeared in comedy series like See Dad Run and Jessie. He also starred in Jinxed alongside Ciara Bravo in 2013 and in the same year, he got his starring role as Max Thunderman in the Nickelodeon comedy series The Thundermans. The series lasted from October 14, 2013, to May 25, 2018.
Together with Isabela Moner, Tony Cavalero, and Jace Norman, Griffo starred in the 2015 Nickelodeon original movie Splitting Adam. He also portrayed Billy in the Syfy original movie Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! Later in 2015 and in 2016, he played a guest-starring role in the season 7 finale of NCIS: Los Angeles.
Some of his recent roles include as Sebastian in the family drama film Apple of My Eye, as Noah in the indie drama film Those Left Behind, both in 2017 and also as Dylan, in the Netflix original series Alexa & Katie, School of Rock as Slade, Knight Squad as Sir Swayze and more, all released in 2018
- Music Career
Apparently, Jack Griffo has an interest in music aside from acting. The young actor posts music covers on his YouTube channel which boasts over 96,500 subscribers (as of January 2017), amassing more than 8.60 million views.
Apart from doing music covers, Griffo has released a single, Hold Me, which he teamed up with his friend Kelsey to achieve. The single dropped on October 17, 2011, and the music video for it followed on October 29, 2011, getting over 4 million views online. His solo debut single, Slingshot was released on November 13, 2013, with the music video dropping on January 14, 2014, and getting over 1.8 million views on his YouTube channel.
- Net Worth
While his salary has not been made public, we are certain Jack Griffo is smiling to the back often if his performances in TV and film are to be considered. For now, his net worth has been pegged at $1 million dollars and the figure is bound to grow since he is still young and active in the industry.
- Personal Life
Jack Griffo and American actress Ciara Bravo reportedly had a romantic relationship in March 2013 which was shortlived as later the same year, the actor started his publicised relationship with American actress Ryan Newman (pictured with him above). Their relationship which started in June 2013 came to an end in August 2016.
Admittedly, Jack has moved on and is currently dating Filipino beauty Paris Berelc.
- Body Stats
The handsome star is 5 feet 7 inches (1.73 m) tall with his weight coming in at 69kg. His good looks are made even more prominent by his dark brown hair which compliments his pair of dark brown eyes.