American actor, singer, and lyricist Jared Joseph Leto, who is well known as Jared Leto was born on December 26, 1971, in Louisiana, USA. His father committed suicide when he was eight years old and then his maternal grandparents William Lee Metrejon and Ruby Russell raised him. Throughout his childhood, he grew among the artistic clan which includes photographers, painters, musicians, etc. He didn't continue his tenth grade, and he entered the private school Emerson Preparatory School.

Later he graduated from Flint High School, Virginia. His brother is Shannon Leto. He is famous for his other names like Bartholomew Cubbins and Angakok Panipaq. He had an interesting childhood in fact. He didn't have stable aims throughout his career. With an interest in visual arts, he joined in University of Arts, Philadelphia. Later he changed his mind and joined School of Visual Arts in New York Click to look into! >> Read More... New York to learn filmmaking. He wrote and worked out on his short film Crying Joy when he was in School of Visual Arts.

Once he moved to Los Angeles in 1992, he worked on building his career more practically. He went to directing, and he also played a few roles in TV serial My So-Called Life. Though it was banned after the first season, they got a huge fan base, and he appeared in debut television film Cook and the Crazy. His debut film role is in How to Make an American Quilt. Soon he appeared in Lost of The High Kings, Switchback, etc. His experimental character sketch appears in the biopic Prefontaine, in which he portrayed the life of an Olympic athlete, Steve Prefontaine.

Though it is a financial hit, his horror movie Urban Legend didn't attract the audience as well as the critics. His supporting role in The Thin Red Line is the most remarkable character in his lifetime. He shared Satellite Award with the crew and then the film got seven Academy Award nominations. Jared Leto entered into the music career in a full pledged in 1988, and he started a rock band named Thirty Seconds to Mars and then he had a wonderful career. He is a renowned philanthropist too. He has actively participated in charitable and humanitarian aspects of society.