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Jon Voight- Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Wife, Ethnicity

Jon Voight is an Academy Award-winning American actor. He gained prominence in the late 1960s with his Oscar-nominated portrayal as Joe Buck, a would-be gigolo, in Midnight Cowboy (1969).

Quick Facts

Full Name Jon Voight
Nick Name Jon
Birthdate December 29, 1938
Birthplace Yonkers, New York
Age 83 years old
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Height 6 ft 3 inch
Weight 88 Kg
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Gray
Net Worth $55 million

Jon Voight Age & Early Life

Jonathan Vincent Voight was born on December 29, 1938 in Yonkers, New York, to parents Elmer Voight (né Voytka; 1909-1973) and Barbara (née Kamp; 1910-1995). His parents both play professional golf. Barry Voight (born 1937) and Wesley Voight are his two brothers (born March 21, 1940).

His brother Barry is a former volcanologist at Pennsylvania State University, and another brother is a singer-songwriter best known for his songs “Angel of the Morning” and “Wild Thing.” Voight was raised as a devout Catholic. In terms of scholastic history, he attended Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, New York. There, he became interested in performing and acting in The Song of Norway, the school’s yearly musical, in the humorous part of Count Pepi Le Loup. Furthermore, after graduating from high school in 1956, he attended The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. He majored in arts there and earned a B.A. degree in 1960.

Jon Voight Height & Weight

Jon Voight is 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 88 kg. His hair is gray, and he has blue eyes. He wears size 12 shoes (US).

Jon Voight’s Net Worth

How much is Jon Voight’s net worth? When it comes to his pay, he makes a lot of money but has yet to reveal it to the public. While his successful job has earned him an estimated net worth of $55 million as of November 2022.

Career

In describing his career, Jon Voight mentioned going to New York City in his early days to pursue his acting profession. He afterward found a job on television. From 1963 through 1968, he appeared in many episodes of Gunsmoke, as well as on Twelve O’Clock High in 1966, The Defenders, and Naked City, both in 1963. In addition, he starred in the seminal 1969 film Midnight Cowboy. Another time, he appeared as a surprise guest on Muppets Tonight (1996) on December 9, 2001, dressed as a giant chicken alongside Gonzo the Great.

In addition, from 1973 and 1974, he played Stanley Kowalski in Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire at the Studio Arena Theater in Buffalo, New York. In addition, he appeared in a number of films, including Conrack (1974), The Odesa File (1974), Jaws (1975), Coming Home (1978), Lookin’ to Get Out (1982), Table for Five (1983), Chernobyl: The Final Warning (1991), The Last of His Tribe (1992), Mission: Impossible (1996), Boys Will Be Boys (1997), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), and others. In 2013, he also played Mickey Donovan on Ray Donovan.

Jon Voight Wife & Marriage

Who is Jon Voight’s wife? In 1962, Jon Voight married actress Lauri Peters. They met while performing in the original Broadway production of The Sound of Music. They divorced in 1967, though. He later married actress Marcheline Bertrand in 1971. Their romance, however, did not continue and they separated in 1976, sued for divorce in 1978, and divorced in 1980.

The couple has two children, James Haven (born on May 11, 1973) and Angelina Jolie (born June 4, 1975). Voight, on the other hand, remained alienated from his children for many years until reconciled following Bertrand’s death in 2007. He has also dated Diana Ross (2005 – 2006), Nastassja Kinski (2002), Barbra Streisand (1994 – 1995), Eileen Davidson (1989 – 1991), and Stacey Pickren (1979 – 1986). However, the cause behind their split is presently unclear. He might be enjoying a solitary life with his children right now.