One of the major fears of every actor is being addressed or seen in reality as a representation of the roles they play in the movies even after they have had to de-role. Most times, actors are being judged or addressed by what role they often play in movies. For Jake Weary, his gay role in the American drama television series, Animal Kingdom did not only earn him the much-required fame, it also raised some controversial issues, one of which is whether or not he is gay. Here, we are able to clarify if he actually is gay or not.
Jake Weary’s Biography
Jake was born on February 14, 1990, in Trenton, New Jersey. His real name is Jacob “Jake” Weary and he is a son of the popular actor and director Allen Cudney “A.C.” Weary and his wife, Kim Zimmer who is a Daytime Emmy Award-winning actress.
Jake is not the only child born to his parents. He has an older sister named Rachel Weary and an older brother named Max as siblings. His rise to stardom was not only driven by his hard work and outstanding skills, but also by the level his parents have attained in the movie industry but unlike his father, his versatility cut across his music career as well as his career as an actor.
Jake who has been writing and producing music since he was 12, started at an earlier age, writing hip-hop and rap music. He, however, started acting in 2002 by making a guest appearance in the American TV soap opera, Guiding Light in which his mother played the role of Reva Shayne. Jake also made several guest appearances in movies like Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Listen Up!. He also acted in the TV comedy movie titled Testing Bob and As the World Turns among many others. In the Animal Kingdom, Jake appeared as Deran Cody, the youngest in the family who is gay and very possessive of his boyfriend Adrian. His first role as a gay character was in the 2005 film titled As the World Turns where he played as Luke Snyder but he left the role at the prime stage, just when the viewers wanted to know how the character was able to deal with his sexuality. At that time, he was being accused by his fans of being homophobic by abandoning the role. But in a public reply, he clarified that his leaving was not related to the role he was playing but because he wanted to focus more on his schooling.
As a singer, Jake Weary released a self-titled EP under the pseudonym Agendas. His debut Mixtape titled The Hard Love was released on June 17th, 2010 through Hip Folk Records. Currently, he is more focused on composing songs for most popular music artists.
Although he hails from a family of prestigious actors, Jake still earns a huge sum from his career in music and acting. He is said to have a net worth of about $1.6 million, an amount he earned from his multiple careers.
Is Jake Weary Gay?
The handsome young American actor, musician, singer and music producer has successfully been able to keep his personal life a secret over the years. He is barely seen with either a lady or a guy like himself. Hence, much of his fans believe that he is struggling with the matter of his sexuality. However, sources close to him have maintained that he is not gay and at the moment, he is yet to get involved in a relationship with any woman. Recently, he was seen with Vera Lesavoy a model by profession who seem to be enjoying his company and although Jake has been quiet about the matter, it appears that the two are getting along well. Nevertheless, the young actor still seemed to be more engrossed in his acting career than in any relationship issues.
Height, Abs, Body Measurements
The American actor is 5 ft 7 inch (1.7 m) tall and weighs about 143 lbs (65 kg). There is no further information pertaining to his other body measurements such as his biceps and chest size. He is currently active on all social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram where he has as much as 15k followers.
Quick Facts About Jake Weary
|Full Name:||Jacob “Jake” Weary|
|Birth Date:||February 14, 1990|
|Birth Place:||Trenton, New Jersey, USA.|
|Father’s name:||Allen Cudney “A.C.” Weary|
|Mother’s name:||Kim Zimmer|
|Siblings:||2 (Rachel and Max Weary)|
|Height:||5 ft 7 inch (1.7 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Music composer|
|Net worth:||$1.6 Million|