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Jeremy Robert Myron Sumpter was born on February 5, 1989 in Monterey, California, to Sandra (Johnson) and Gary Sumpter. He was raised in his mother’s hometown, Mount Sterling, Kentucky. At a young age, he enjoyed mountain climbing and play with his friends like any other normal kid, but when he went to Lexington, Kentucky, to model, he won the numerous awards and met his manager Mark Robert. Soon after that, Jeremy, his twin sister Jessica Sumpter, his little sister Gigi Sumpter, and his mom and dad moved to Los Angeles, California.
Interesting Facts about Jeremy Sumpter
- His younger sister appeared with him in his ER (1994) episode.
- Good friends with Selena Gomez.
- Auditioned for the role of Bobby Garfield in Hearts in Atlantis (2001)
- Raised in Kentucky until he was 11
- He has a dog named Bear.
- He stated at the end of Peter Pan (2003) that he did 98% of the stunts shown in the movie. He said he was unable to do “like two or three of them because they were too dangerous”.
- Is friends with Anna Popplewell. Her brother Freddie Popplewell was in Peter Pan (2003) with Jeremy.
- Can be seen on the DVD of Peter Pan (2003), saying he is spoofing Moulin Rouge! (2001) as he sits on a swing singing.
- Has one brother named Travis
- Currently, his top sports are surfing, swimming, golf, and basketball. He also enjoys football, baseball, snowboarding, tennis, soccer, hiking, and roller blading.
- His favorite book is “The Giver”.
- During the filming of Peter Pan (2003), he grew 8 inches (from 5′ to 5′ 8″) and the size of the window had to be enlarged 4 times to enable him to “fly” into the house without bumping his head. The boy who “never grew up” did so in reality.
Personal Quotes by Jeremy Sumpter
I want to have a bunch of kids so I can boss them around.- Jeremy Sumpter
It’s different hearing girls I don’t even know scream my name.- Jeremy Sumpter
I get recognized a lot now. It’s great.- Jeremy Sumpter
I thought I was the coolest kid in the world, so I wound up being the coolest kid in the world.- Jeremy Sumpter
Movies are great, TV is great.- Jeremy Sumpter