Known for his debonair good looks and boyish charm, John Krasinski is one of the most popular television stars of today. He has appeared in several films including Away We Go, License to Wed, Something Borrowed and It’s Complicated but is best known for portraying the character of Jim Halpert in the popular American sitcom, The Office.
To live a decent life in the city of dreams, he worked as a waiter to manage his expenses. Although he appeared in some episodes on hit television shows like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Ed, he got his first breakthrough with The Office, which earned him several prestigious awards and nominations.
Apart from acting, he has also directed a couple of episodes of The Office and has written and directed, Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Let’s know more about him through this article.
What is John Krasinski famous for?
- An American director, producer, and screenwriter.
- His starring role Jim Halpert in the NBC comedy-drama series, The Office.
Where is John Krasinski born?
Recalling his early life, John was born in the Harlem area in New York City in the state of New York. He was born to parents, Mary Clare and Ronald Krasinski. Mary is a nurse and Ronald is an internist. His ethnicity is of Polish-American from his father’s side and his mother’s side, he has Irish descent. Along with his brothers, Paul Krasinski and Kevin Krasinski, his parents raised him in a Roman Catholic faith.
Where did John Krasinski go for education?
For his education, John went to Newton South High School. He graduated from there in 1997. Afterward, he enrolled at Brown University for his further study. Later, he joined the National Theater Institute in Waterford, Connecticut.
When did John begin his acting career?
- Moving towards his career, John’s career started since his school days. But professionally, his career initiated in 2000. In 2000, he featured in a film named State and Main. He played a minor role in it.
- He went on working hard and looking for a better role. Until then, he portrayed several minor roles in films like Taxi, Kinsey, Alma Meter, and so on.
- As per his film career, in 2009, his acting got acclaimed by many in the film, Away We Go. Additionally, his other films are Promise Land, Aloha, 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, Big Miracle, and others.
- Contrary to the film, he debuted on TV in 2003 in an episode of the TV series, Ed. His TV career rose to fame in 2005 when he joined the cast of The Office. It is an NBC comedy-drama series that aired from 2005 to 2013. He played the role of Jim Halpert in it. He won several awards for his acting.
- His only release in 2017 was Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit. The film was set during the 1967 Detroit riots and was released in July 2017, around the time of the 50th anniversary of the events, and on the anniversary day of the Algiers Motel incident, which is depicted in the film.
- In 2018, He directed and co-wrote the horror film A Quiet Place, in which he also co-starred with his wife Emily Blunt. The film was released on April 6th, 2018, by Paramount Pictures, to significant critical acclaim.
- In 2020, It was scheduled to release the horror film A Quiet Place: Part II. It was also directed and co-wrote himself.
Is John Krasinski married?
Reflecting on his personal life, John is a married man as of now. He is married to a beautiful actress, Emily Blunt. They started dating in November 2008. After dating for a couple of months, they got engaged in August of 2009. Finally, the lovebird got married on July 10th, 2010.
The marriage ceremony happened in Como, Italy. As of now, they have two children together. They are Hazel and Violet. Previously, he was in relationships with Renée Zellweger in 2007 and Rashida Jones in 2005/06.
How much is John Krasinski worth?
Being an actor, film director, and writer, Jon earns an impressive amount of money and fame through his profession in the field of the entertainment industry. Based on some online reports, his estimated net worth said to be $30 million at present. While he charges somewhere around $125 thousand per episode.
How tall is John Krasinski?
Observing his body statistics, John stands a height of 6 feet 3 inches and weighs around 79 Kg. Similarly, he has a pair of hazel eyes and dark brown hair color. He used 8 (US) shoe sizes and his biceps size is 14.5 inches. Further, his body measures 40-32-35 inches.