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John Krasinski biography, Career, Family, Networth, Marriage
Who Is John Krasinski?
John Krasinski is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer. In addition, he has received four Primetime Emmy Award nominations.
Moreover, he has also won two Screen Actors Guild Awards. Furthermore, in 2018, he was named by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the World. In 2013, he established a production company called Sunday Night Productions. In addition, his wife is also an actor and they starred together in A Quiet Place and The Wind Rises.
He started his career in 2000, where he was interned as a scriptwriter on the show Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Soon after graduating from Brown University, he relocated to New York to pursue acting. Moreover, after he landed in New York, he appeared in commercials and guest-starred on television shows. In addition, he was also doing readings of off-Broadway plays while working as a waiter. Moreover, John starred in a play called, What the Eunuch Saw, which was written and directed by his former college classmates Emily O’Dell and Isaac Robert Hurwitz.
How Old Is John Krasinski?
He was born on October 20, 1979
John Krasinski Family
Who are His Parents?
He was born in the Brighton neighborhood of Boston, at St Elizabeth’s Hospital as the son of Ronald Krasinski and Mary Clare. His mother worked as a nurse while his father worked as an internist. In addition, his mother was of Irish ancestry while his father was of Polish descent.
Does He Have Siblings?
He has two siblings, where he is the youngest in a family of three children.
John Krasinski Education
John attended Newton South High School where he graduated in 1997. Prior to joining college, John was a teacher where he was teaching English as a foreign language in Costa Rica. After that, he enrolled in Brown University to study English, and graduated in 2001 as a playwright with the honors thesis “Contents Under Pressure”.
John Krasinski Wife
He is happily married to a fellow actor by the name of Emily Blunt. The two met in November 2008, they dated for a year and then got engaged in August 2009. After that, the couple tied the knot in a private official ceremony on July 10, 2010, in Como, Italy at the former home of George Clooney. Moreover, currently, they reside in in the Brooklyn Heights
John Krasinski Kids
They have been blessed with two daughters, Hazel and Violet, They welcomed their first daughter in February 2014 and their second daughter in June 2016.
His biggest breakthrough came in 2004 after he landed a role in the NBC sitcom The Office. Which was a remake of successful British TV series. In addition, John played Jim Halpert, an intelligent and mild-mannered sales agent. Also in later seasons, he played co-manager of the paper distribution firm Dunder Mifflin in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in the series, a mockumentary about life at a mid-sized paper supply company.
The characters played by Krasinski and Jenna Fischer also served as the series’ major love interests. Krasinski conducted research in Scranton and interviewed employees at actual paper businesses in preparation for his part. He also photographed the Scranton footage used in the opening titles. He starred in every episode of the show and directed several of them, including “Sabre.”
Moreover, John also co-starred in Jason Carvey’s independently produced, direct-to-DVD heist comedy A New Wave with Andrew Keegan and Lacey Chabert in 2006. In 2007, he went further and he was featured in independent stoner comedy Smiley Face alongside Anna Faris and Danny Masterson as Brevin. In the film, they received positive feedback and it was well-reviewed. Still, in 2007, he starred in aromatic comedy License to Wed alongside Mandy Moore and Robin Williams.
However, the film received negative, feedbacks, despite it receiving negative feedbacks it emerged as a commercial success.
In 2008, Krasinki appeared together with Renee Zellweger and George Clooney in the Latter’s directorial venture Leatherheads. Moreover, in 2009 he made his debut in the comedy-drama film Brief Interviews with Hideous Men. In addition, John wrote the screenplay for the film based on David Foster Wallace’s collection of short stories. Moreover, he also played a minor role in it and also worked as a producer. The film was released on January 19, 2009, at the Sundance Film Festival. In addition, the film was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize and received mostly positive reviews and high ranking.
2011 to 2017
John also co-starred in the romantic comedy Something Borrowed, based on Emily Giffin’s novel of the same name, with Ginnifer Goodwin, Kate Hudson, and Colin Egglesfield in 2011. Despite the film’s poor reviews, his performance was greatly acclaimed.
Moreover, in 2011 he was one of the top candidates to play the role of Steve Rogers/ Captains American in the superhero film Captain America. After that, he starred alongside Drew Barrymore in the drama Big Miracle in 2012. Moreover, the film covers Operation Breakthrough, the 1988 international effort to rescue gray whales from being trapped in ice near Point Barrow.
In 2013, he founded his own production company called Sunday Night production alongside Allyson Seeger. In addition, the company has an overall deal with twentieth-century fox television.
2014, he joined hands with his Promised Land co-star and co-writer Matt Damon on the highly praised 2016 drama by the name of Manchester by the Se. The drama featured Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams. Moreover, the film was directed and written by Kenneth Lonergan.
In 2016, he was featured in Michaels Bay’s biographical war film 13hours: The Secret Soldier of Benghazi based on Mitchell Zuckoff’s 2014 book the 13 hours. In order to fit in this role he had to go under intensive training, he also put 25 pounds of muscle to play a former US Navy Seal. Furthermore, in that same year, he directed the comedy-drama The Hollars. Moreover, the film also marked the first feature film under his banner Sunday Night.
2018 – Present
John directed, co-wrote, and also co-starred alongside his wife Emily Blunt in the film A Quiet Place in 2018. The film was a post-apocalyptic horror thriller, which was released on April 6, 2018, by Paramount Pictures. After its release the film received critical acclaim, being 95% Fresh at rottentomatoes.com based on 367 reviews. Moreover, the site described John as a “rising talent.” Furthermore, the film also became a major box office hit, grossing over $340 million worldwide.
Krasinski produced and starred as the titular character in the television series Jack Ryan. Moreover, by him playing the character, he became the fifth actor to do so. This was after Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck, and Chris Pine from the film series. On August 31, 2018, Amazon Video premiered Jack Ryan.
In addition, four months before the release of the series, it was renewed for the second season after the positive feedbacks and commercial success of A Quiet Place.
John went ahead and directed and co-wrote the sequel, A Quiet Place Part II, in which he again appeared as a supporting actor. Initially, the film was scheduled for March 20, 2020.
However, it was postponed due to COVID-19 (theatres began to shut down the week of March 16). Finally, it was released on May 28, 2021, to positive reviews and it became a box office success. In addition, it was also the first film of the pandemic era to cross $100m at the domestic box office.
John Krasinski Height
He stands at an average height of 1.9m tall and weighs 79kg
John Krasinski Net Worth
As of 2021, his net worth is estimated to be around $80million.
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