David Mogentale is an American voice actor who is popular in the entertainment industry for lending his voice for the role of Ronald Jakowski in the 2013 adventure action video game, ‘Grand Theft Auto 5’ alongside Adam West and Manish Dayal.

Even though Ronald was a side character in the main storyline of the video game, he can be seen as a deuteragonist character in Trevor Philips’ storyline.

Quick Info
Full NameDavid Mogentale
Date of Birth28 December 1959
Birth PlacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the United States
OccupationVoice Actor
Age61 years
Net Worth$1.3 million


In addition to this, Ronald Jakowski’s character also plays the main role in the online version of the game. David Mogentale portrays Ronald Jakowski who is a conspiracy theorist, a podcaster as well as an associate and a neighbor of Trevor Philips who is voiced by Steven Ogg, a Canadian character actor, and voice actor.


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Where was David born and raised?

David Mogentale was born on 28 December 1959 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the United States to parents whose identity has not been revealed by the actor. 

David Mogentale holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Unfortunately, information d regarding the actor’s religious views and ideology is not available online. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.


How did David Mogentale start his Career?

David gave his debut in the entertainment industry in the year 1997 when he played the role of a driver in the drama movie, ‘Arresting Gena’ followed by the role of Gerard Petosky for an episode of the 1998 crime drama mystery television series, ‘Law and Order’ alongside Rebecca Wisocky and Marin Ireland.


Movies and Television Series

Mogentale played the role of Richie Cunningham for an episode of the 2001 comedy-drama television series, ‘Ed’ and the role of Coach Goodwin for two episodes of the 2001 crime drama television series, ‘The Sopranos’alongside Jordan Gelberand Paul Dano.

In the year 2006, he appeared as Bep in the thriller movie, ‘Invisible’ and in the year 2009, he appeared as FBI SWAT Commander Reynolds for an episode of the crime drama mystery television series, ‘Law and Order: Criminal Intent’.

He has also made appearances in series like the 2010 drama romance television series, ‘One Life to Live’ where he portrayed the role of Bull for eleven episodes and the 2013 crime drama mystery television series, ‘Elementary’ where he portrayed the role of Charles Augustus Milverton for an episode. Furthermore, he has also played the role of a protester in the 2018 biographical crime drama television movie, ‘Paterno’.


Video Games

Besides his movie career, he has also lent his work to the video game industry. He lent his voice for the voice role of Clay Pettiford in the 2010 adventure action video game developed by Rockstar Games, ‘Red Dead Redemption ’. In addition to this, he has also lent his voice as well as motion capture for the role of Nervous Ron Jakowski or Ronald Jakowski in the 2013 adventure action video game, ‘Grand Theft Auto 5’.

Gamers from all around the world are familiar with the character of Ronald Jakowski even though he is a sidekick in the main storyline as he plays an important role in the online multiplayer section of the video game by providing necessary clues and guidelines for completing several online missions.


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David Mogentale likes to keep his personal life private to himself. Because of this reason, there is no information regarding his love life and his family. However, it is assumed that he is married to someone and has settled down with a family somewhere. He is currently 62 years old.


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Net Worth

David Mogentale mostly earns from his voice acting career. As of the year 2020, he has an approximate net worth of $1.3 million according to online sources.


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