Jake T. Austin Wiki, Bio, Age, Net Worth, and Other Facts

Jake T. Austin Wiki, Bio, Age, Net Worth, and Other Facts

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Jake T. Austin was born Jake Austin Szymanski in New York City, to Giny Rodriguez Toranzo and Joe Szymanski. His middle initial is taken from his mother’s name Toranzo. He has a younger sister, Ava. His father has Polish, English, and Irish ancestry, and his mother is of Puerto Rican, Argentinian, and Spanish descent. Jake started acting at age of seven in commercials. His first credited role was in a comedy sketch “Kid 1698”. Jake starred in many animated movies, but he is mostly famous for his role as Max Russo on the series Wizards of Waverly Place (2007), the voice of Diego on Dora the Explorer (2000) and Go, Diego! Go! (2005), and Jesus Foster on the family/teen drama series The Fosters (2013).

Interesting Facts about Jake T. Austin

  • His favorite sports are snowboarding, surfing, basketball, football, and soccer.
  • Favorite actors are Robert Downey Jr., Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Christian Bale, Sean Penn, and Clifton Collins Jr.; Marlon Brando, Jim Carrey, Matt Damon, and Robin Williams.
  • He speaks English and Spanish.
  • His favorite music is rock.
  • Attended Felix Festa Middle School in New York.
  • His favorite hobby is doing accents.
  • Has a sister Ava, along with two dogs Bogey and Beju.
  • During filming The Perfect Game (2009), he became close friends with his co-stars, Jansen Panettiere, Moises Arias and Ryan Ochoa.
  • He wants to direct movies when he’s older.
  • Took a short break from filming a few episodes in the 4th season of Wizards of Waverly Place (2007) to concentrate on his school work. His character, Max, was turned into a girl, having another actor play the part, to fill in his absence. He later returned in the episode, “Back to Max”.
  • His parents’ names are Gina and Joe Szymanski. His father owns Clarksville Inn in West Nyack, New York.
  • Enjoys making short films with his friends, and writing.

Personal Quotes by Jake T. Austin

I was born and raised in New York, so I was blessed – or some say cursed – with a strong New York accent.

- Jake T. Austin

Having constant supporters and people who are always there and always giving back and knowing that they’re loving what you’re doing is always awesome to see.

- Jake T. Austin

With voice over work, you need to convey as much emotion as you can without making any physical movements, so it’s hard. You’ve got to visualize everything.

- Jake T. Austin

I think everyone sings in the shower.

- Jake T. Austin

It’s important to have a fallback and other activities that keep you interested. I started acting when I was about nine or 10 years old. My father was a midtown firefighter so I always wanted to be a firefighter, but then acting came along. I have to have a plan B.

- Jake T. Austin