About Jay Baruchel

Jay Baruchel is a talented actor, comedian, voice actor, director, and screenwriter from Canada, who gained the spotlight after his voice performance in the hit animated film How to Train Your Dragon. He is also known for his performance in various comedy films as The Trotsky, She’s Out of My League, This Is The End and others.

Quick Infos
Full NameJonathan Adam Saunders Baruchel
Date of Birth9th April of 1982
Birth PlaceCanada, Ottawa
Parent(s)Serge and Robyne Baruchel
PartnerRebecca-Jo Dunham
Occupationactor, comedian, voice actor, director, and screenwriter
Net Worth6 million dollars.

Early life

JayBaruchel was born on 9th April of 1982 in Canada’s capital city called Ottawa in Ontario province. His full name is Jonathan Adam Saunders Baruchel, and he was born to Serge and Robyne Baruchel. His father was an antique dealer, while her mother was a freelance writer. He grew up with his younger sister, and he spends his childhood in the Montreal city of Quebec in the Notre-Dame-de-Grace neighborhood. He was raised in a Christian family.




Jay Baruchel started his acting career when he was just 12 years old, but he made his film debut only in 1999 from the film Running Home. He also appeared in the film Who Gets the House? as Jonathan the same year.

In 2002, he produced, wrote, and directed a short film called Edgar and Jane himself. His other works are the short film Jay and Seth versus the Apocalypse, which he wrote himself in 2007, then produced and wrote the sports comedy film Goon in 2011. He co-produced the apocalyptic comedy film. This Is The End in 2013. He then directed the sports comedy film Goon: Last of the Enforcers and acted as Pat in 2017. He earned Canadian Screen Awards and Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award nomination in 2013 for the film Goon. In 2019, he produced, wrote, and directed another horror film called Random Acts of Violence and appeared in Ezra’s film.

In the film The Rules of Attraction, Jay Baruchel received his first major role in 2002, where he portrayed Harry’s character; he then played a small role in the hit films like Nemesis Game and Million Dollar Baby. He made a breakthrough in 2006 from his first lead role in the romantic comedy film called I’m Reed Fish. He won his first-ever Best Actor Award for his performance in the US Comedy Arts Festival in 2007. In 2010, he received the Canadian Comedy Awards for Best Performance by a Male – Film for the comedy film The Trotsky. He also won Jutra Awards for Best Actor and few other nominations for his performance in 2011.

After his voice performance in the American computer-animated action-fantasy film called How To Train Your Dragon as Hiccup, Baruchel gained international recognition. He then continued voicing How To Train Your Dragon 2 and How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. In 2014, he won the Canadian Screen Awards for his performance in the apocalyptic comedy film called This Is the End.


Jay BaruchelTelevision:

Jay Baruchel made his television debut from the tv series Are You Afraid of the Dark when he was 12 years old. In 1996, he landed the main role in the tv series My Hometown as Thomas Thompson, which ended in 1998. He also appeared in the Canadian tv series called Popular Mechanics for Kids as himself.

Jay Baruchel has played the main role in a few other tv series like DreamWorks Dragons, where he voiceHiccup’she character from 2012 to 2018. In 2015, he played the main role in an American romantic comedy tv series called Man Seeking Woman as Josh Greenberg, and in 2019, he landed another major role in the comedy tv series The Moodys as Sean Moody Jr. In 2019, he won Daytime Emmy Awards for his performance in the computer-animated tv series called Dragons: Race to the Edge.


Personal life

Jay Baruchel is a young and handsome man. He has dated several beautiful women in the past. His first known relationship was in 2002 with Natasha Lund. In 2004, he was rumored to be in a relationship with actress Sarah Lind. The next dated actress Alison Pill and also got engaged. But eventually, they decided to go separate ways in 2013. Since 2018, he started dating Rebecca-Jo Dunham, and he is not shy to declare his love for her. They were engaged in May’s month in 2018 and tied their knot on 21st September of 2019. They don’t have any children of their own yet, but hopefully, we will hear good news from him in the coming years.

Baruchel is active on Instagram and Twitter. He has over 88.9 thousand followers on Twitter, and he can be connected through @jonathanadamsaundersbaruchel, which is his real name. He also has over 301 thousand followers on Twitter, and he can be connected through @BaruchelNDG.

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Physical statistics & others

Talking about Jay Baruchel’s physical statistics, he is young, successful, and active. He is 38 years old as of 2020. He has a tall height of 6 feet with a bodyweight of about 75 kg. He has a slim body build and has several small tattoos on his body. His distinctive features include his tall height and small lips.

Baruchel belongs to white ethnicity as he has German, English, French, Irish and Jewish ancestry. His nationality is Canadian. He possesses black hair and dark brown eyes. His sexual orientation is straight, and he has Aries as his birth sign.


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Net worth

Jay Baruchel’s net worth as of 2020 is estimated to be around 6 million dollars. He is a professional comedian, and it’s all thanks to his comedy skills and performances in the films that helped him earn millions. His net worth is sure to increase in the coming years as he does not show any sign of stopping yet.