Jack Black whose full name is Thomas Jacob Black was born on the 28th August in the year 1969 in Santa Monica, California. Jack is the son of Thomas William Black and Judith Love. Both his parents were satellite engineers. Jack’s parents got divorced when he was ten years old. Jack did his high school at a private secondary school called the Poseidon School after which he also attended the Crossroads School where he showed an interest towards Drama and further went on to pursuing a successful career in entertainment.
Jack at the age of 13 first went on to act in a television commercial for a video game called Pitfall and went into acting on shows where he played significant roles in shows such as Picket Fences, The X-Files, Northern Exposure, Golden Palace, Mr. Show and Life Goes On. After which Jack went on to playing small roles in films like Enemy of the State, True Romance, Deadman Walking, Mars Attack, The Cable Guy, Demolition Man, Water world and Airborne. Jack is an Actor, Comedian and a musician who has made an appearance in a Leading role in the films High Fidelity in the year 2000 and also starred alongside
in Shallow Hal in the year 2001.
Jack scored big with box office animated project
Kung Fu Panda
in the year 2008 and Kung Fu Panda 2 alongside
, who is a 2 time Academy Award winner. Jack was amazing at comedy and so was it seen in his next film opposite to
and JoBeth Williams in the comedy film
The Big Year
which was released in the year 2011. Jack was also nominated for the Golden Globe as the Best Actor in Comedy for his role in the comedy film Bernie released in the year 2011. Jack also has voice acted in films like
, Kung Fu Panda and went on to giving voice to the main character roadie Eddie Riggs for an action themed video game called the Brutal Legend. Jack also won the Best Voice award in 2009 at the Spike video game awards. Jack also being a musician was the lead singer for a comedy rock band called the Tenacious D where he was also addressed as JB. He also released three albums one of which was a self -titled debut and the other two which followed wereRize of the Fenix and The Pick of Destiny. His music was also used in the videogames Brutal Legend and Guitar Hero 3.
Jack Black got engaged to Tanya Haden the year 2006 who is one of the triplet daughters of Charlie Haden. Jack and Tanya were from the same school and met again after almost 15 years since they graduated after which they got married on the 14 th of March 2006. Jack and Tanya had a beautiful marriage and had their first son who was born on the 10th of June 2006, who was named Samuel Jason. In the year 2008, Jack and his wife had a second child Thomas David Black, who was born on 23rd May 2008. Jack Black currently has 116 credits to his name.