Who is Jack McBrayer? Wiki Bio
Jack McBrayer was born in Macon, Georgia USA, on 27 May 1973 – his zodiac sign is Gemini and he holds American nationality. Jack is an actor, comedian, and a singer, perhaps best known for his role as Kenneth Parcell in the comedy series “30 Rock” which starred Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, and Tracy Morgan, and which follows a girl who is running her own comedy sketch show and now has to put up with her new boss in order to keep her show. Jack was shooting for the sweries from 2006 to 2013.
Early life and education
Jack was raised a single child in Macon by his father who was a high school teacher, and his mother who was a secretary at a local law firm.
Jack became interested in acting while attending elementary school while he also started playing soccer and football around the same time. When he was 15, Jack moved to Conyers in Georgia where he attended Heritage High School and where he continued working on his acting skills, becoming a member of the school’s drama club. Upon matriculation at the age of 18, Jack suffered from a collapsed lung, better known as pneumothorax, feeling as though he was having a heart attack and that he was going to die – after reovering, he promised to never smoke in his life.
He continued his education at the University of Evansville in Indiana, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theatre in 1995.
Roles in TV series
Jack worked several jobs after graduation for four years, until he made his debut TV series appearance in an episode of the fantasy comedy “Early Edition”, followed by appearances in many more series, such as “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” in 2002, “Weekends at the D. L.” in 2005, and “The Colbert Report” in 2006.
His next notable role came when he was invited to voice Irving in the animated comedy series “Phineas and Ferb”, working on 36 episodes between 2009 and 2015. Some of his other roles were in “Time and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!”, “Ugly Americans”, and “Robotomy” all in 2010. He lent his voice to various characters in the animated sitcom “Bob’s Burgers”, and then appeared in three episodes of “Conan” as a Ghost, Drug Dealer, and Conan.
Jack was praised for voicing the lead character Wander in the animated science fiction comedy series “Wander Over Yonder”, which also starred April Winchell and Keith Ferguson, and which follows Wander who is helping everybody in the galaxy which makes Lord Hater very angry. He went on to appear in many more series, with some of his most notable roles being in the sitcom “The Middle” in 10 episodes as various characters in 2013; in the animated series “Jake and the Neverland Pirates” in which he voiced Pirate Mummy in seven episodes; and in the sitcom “New Girl” in which he portrayed Wally in the episode “Clean Break” in 2015.
Since 2015, Jack has been voicing Tristan Taylor in the English version of the animated adventure series “Yu-Gi-Oh!: Game On!”, while he has in the meantime appeared in numerous TV series, including “The Jack and Triumph Show”, “Playing House”, and “The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret”.
Jack hasn’t had any lead or recurring roles in TV series in the past five years, while some of his latest series’ works have been voicing The Ghost of Christmas Past in “DuckTales” in 2017, voicing Toadie in 10 episodes of the animated series “Amphibia” in 2018, and voicing Lindsey Graham in the satirical series “Our Cartoon President” in 2019.
Roles in movies and theatre plays
Jack made his debut film appearance portraying Stuart Applebaum in “Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story” in 2004, before he was cast to appear in “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby” in 2006, and in “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” in 2008. He was praised for his portrayal of the lead character Chuck in the spy comedy movie “Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore”, which also starred Bette Midler, and which follows cats and dogs who join forces after a long war to stop a cat spy with evil plans.
Jack has appeared in several more movies, such as “The Brass Teapot” in 2011, “A Thousand Words” in 2012, and “The Campaign” in 2012 before he was invited to star as Brian in the anthology comedy film “Movie 34” in 2013, which starred Emma Stone, Stephen Merchant and Richard Gere, and which comprises several short movies about a film producer who comes up with strange stories about famous Hollywood actresses and actors.
Some of his best performances in the next several years were in the horror comedy film “Cooties” in 2014, the parody film “Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie” in 2016, and the comedy “We Love You, Sally Carmichael” in 2017.
His latest work has been voicing Fix-It Felix Jr. in the Disney’s animated film “Ralph Breaks the Internet” in 2018.
Some of Jack’s other works include being featured in the song video “Touch My Body” by Mariah Carey in 2008, starring in two plays – “Crazy for You” in 2017 and “Waitress” in 2019 – and voicing Amal in the video game “Anthem” in 2019.
Awards and accolades
Jack has been nominated for four Primetime Emmy Awards, two for his performance in “30 Rock: Kenneth the Web Page”, one for “30 Rock” and the last for “Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell”. He has also been nominated together with his colleagues for seven Screen Actors Guild Awards for an Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series from 2007 to 2013, for their performance in “30 Rock”, winning the award once in 2008.
Love life and relationships. Is her married? Gay?
There are rumors circulating the internet that the popular actor is gay due to the fact that he hasn’t shared details of any girls he might have been with. He has also performed as the gay man Kenneth in the series “Conan”, and did it so convincingly that many of his fans became convinced that Jack is gay, while some of them have stated to have seen Jack with another man in a local gay club in Los Angeles.
Other rumors are that Jack is simply keeping his personal matters away from the media’s attention, and might even be a married man. It is believed that he was in a long term relationship with his college sweetheart for over 10 years, before marrying at a small ceremony attended by only the two’s closest friends and family.
Jack doesn’t appear to have any children.
Hobbies and other interests
Jack has been interested in comedy since he was a teenager, and has done a couple of stand-up performances, while he enjoys attending stand-up shows and competitions in bars around Los Angeles. He loves to watch animated movies, with Disney’s and Studio Ghibli’s being his favorites, while some of the movies he enjoys the most include “Wreck-It Ralph”, the trilogy “How To Train Your Dragon”, and “Princess Mononoke”.
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He is also keen on watching live action movies, and some of his favorite actors are Robin Williams, Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep while some of his favorite movies are “Good Will Hunting”, “The Terminal”, and “Sleepless in Seattle”.
Jack is somewhat physically active as he goes to the gym when he feels the need for some intense physical activity, and he enjoys playing ‘easy’ sports such as golf and bowling.
Appearance and net worth
Jack is 46 years old. He has medium long brown hair and blue eyes, is 5ft 10ins (1.79m) tall, and weighs around 160lbs (73kgs). As of April 2020, his net worth is estimated at over $6 million.