Jared Leto is an American actor and musician who was born on December 26, 1971, in Bossier City, Louisiana. Jared Leto stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches or 175.3 cm tall and weighs about 69kg.
His parents divorced when he was very young. Jared Leto’s mother was Constance Leto, and the name Leto is the name of the stepfather. Together with his elder brother, Jared Leto lived with his mother as well as his maternal grandparents who were Ruby (Russell) and William Lee Metrejon.
Jared Leto was raised by a lot of artists, musicians, photographers, painters, and people that were in theatre. Jared Leto dropped out of school when he was in the tenth grade.
Later on , he attended Emerson Preparatory School in Washington, D.C. Due to his unique interest in large-scale visual art, Jared Leto enrolled at University of the Arts in Philadelphia.
He also developed a passion for filmmaking and due to that, he had a transfer to the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Even though he was a student at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, Jared Leto came up with a short film titled Crying Joy.
Still bent on doing so well in the creative arts, Jared Leto also had some education at Corcoran School of the Arts and Design, now a part of George Washington University.
At a very early stage in his life, Jared Leto learned how to play the piano together with his brother. With respect to his acting career which spans over three decades, Jared Leto has received several awards and nominations which include including an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award.
On the screens, Jared Leto starred in the series titled My So-Called Life (1994) and also his debut in a film in 1995 when he starred in How to Make an American Quilt.
His performance in Prefontaine (1997) got him so much attention and in the subsequent years, he got the opportunity to star in the following films; The Thin Red Line (1998), Fight Club (1999), Girl, Interrupted (1999), American Psycho (2000) as well as Requiem for a Dream (2000).
With regards to music, Jared Leto has the following albums to his credit; Panic Room (2002), Alexander (2004), Lord of War (2005), Chapter 27 (2007), and Mr. Nobody (2009).
The film Dallas Buyers Club (2013) earned him the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Jared Leto has also featured in Suicide Squad (2016), Blade Runner 2049 (2017), The Little Things (2021), House of Gucci (2021), and Morbius (2022).
He formed the band Thirty Seconds to Mars in 1998 together with his brother and he is the lead vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and main songwriter.
The debut album of the band was released in 2002 and the second album was released in 2005. The album was titLed A Beautiful Lie. He has other songs and albums to his credit.
Jared Leto Children
Even though Jared Leto has been married for seven years, he is yet to have any children. He is married to Valery Kaufman.