• Jack Sullivan Rudd is the son of famous American actor and film producer Paul Rudd.
• He was born in 2006, and is interested in acting, having practiced it for several years and appeared in various plays.
• He is currently attending a private high school, and his father has an estimated net worth of $70 million.
• Paul Rudd has appeared in over 120 movies and TV series and has won nine awards.
• Jack's mother, Julie Rudd, is a former publicist, actress and screenwriter who has worked on several movies, including the 1997 action adventure comedy “Men in Black”.
Who is Jack Sullivan Rudd?
Jack was born in the USA on 20 April 2006 – his zodiac sign is Taurus, and he holds American nationality. He’s only known for being the son of the famous American actor and film producer Paul Rudd.
Early life and education
Jack is being raised in Rhinebeck, New York State alongside his younger sister Darby (born in 2010) by their father, and their mother Julie Rudd (nee Yaeger), who’s a former publicist, actress and screenwriter.
The children are being kept away from the media’s attention by Paul and Julie, but it’s widely believed that Jack has become interested in acting, and that he wants to follow in his father’s footsteps. He has apparently been practicing acting for several years now, and has appeared in various school plays, as well as in a couple of plays performed at a local theatre.
Jack is also sporting, and plays soccer and basketball at school. He’s currently attending a private high school from which he should be matriculating in 2024, and most of his parents’ fans believe that he won’t be pursuing a college degree, but will rather focus on launching a career in the film industry.
Age, height and net worth
Jack’s age is 15. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 6ft (1.85m) and he weighs around 165lbs (75kgs).
As of January 2022, Jack doesn’t have his own independent net worth, but his father Paul’s net worth has been estimated at over $70 million.
Who is his father Paul Rudd?
Paul Stephen Rudd was born in Passaic, New Jersey USA on 6 April 1969 – his zodiac sign is Aries, and he holds American nationality.
He has appeared in more than 120 movies and TV series, and is perhaps known best for his portrayal of the lead character Scott Lang, in the 2015 action adventure comedy movie “Ant-Man”. It was directed by Peyton Reed, also starred Corey Stoll and Michael Douglas, and follows Scott who has a super-suit which allows him to shrink in size, and who now has to help his friend save the world; the movie won four of the 38 awards for which it was nominated.
Paul was raised in Passaic alongside his sister Mandi Rudd Arnold, by their father Michael Rudd who was a historical tour guide and who passed away in 2008, and their mother Gloria Irene Granville who worked at KCMO-TV as a sales manager; both Paul’s parents were British, and they moved to the USA not long before he was born.
The family occasionally moved because of Paul’s father’s job, and he lived in Anaheim in California, and in Lenexa in Kansas. Paul studied at Broadmoor Junior High, and then moved to Shawnee Mission West High School, from which he matriculated in 1987. He continued his education at the University of Kansas, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1991; Paul then practiced his acting skills at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, as well as at the British-American Drama Academy in Oxford, England.
He launched his career with his portrayal of Kirby Quimby Philby, in the 1992 drama series “Sisters”, while a couple of his most notable performances in the ‘90s were in the 1995 comedy movie “Clueless”, the 1996 romantic crime tragedy movie “William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet”, and the 1999 comedy film “200 Cigarettes”.
Paul attracted a lot of attention in 2002, when he portrayed Mike Hannigan in the critically acclaimed comedy series “Friends”, in which Paul’s character dated and married Lisa Kudrow’s character Phoebe Buffay. The year 2004 saw him star alongside Steve Carell in the satirical comedy film “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy”, while the two men also starred alongside in the 2005 romantic comedy film “The 40-Year-Old Virgin”. Paul had appeared in a couple of other critically acclaimed movies by the end of the 2000s, including the 2007 comedy “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story”, the 2008 comedy “Forgetting Sarah Marshall”, and the 2009 adventure comedy “Year One”.
In 2012, he played a supporting character in the romantic movie “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”, which starred Logan Lerman and Emma Watson, and the following year saw him star in the romantic comedy film “Admission”. In 2017, Paul starred as Brady in the comedy movie “Fun Mom Dinner”, written by his wife Julie, directed by Alethea Jones, and which also starred Katie Aselton and Toni Collette; it follows four mothers who have gathered together for dinner, and the movie won one of the two awards for which it was nominated.
Most recently, in 2021 he played Ike in eight episodes of the popular drama series “The Shrink Next Door”.
Paul has won nine of the 36 awards for which he has been nominated.
On 1 July 2015, he received his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame – his son Jack kept him company while he was giving his speech.
Paul is a philanthropist, and has worked with numerous charity organizations, including Stuttering Association for the Young, and The Big Slick.
He was named ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ by the magazine “People” in November 2021.
Who is Jack’s mother Julie Rudd?
Julie was born in New York State on 13 August 1968 – her zodiac sign is Leo, and she holds American nationality. She has worked on a couple of movies as a unit publicist, and is perhaps known best for having worked on the critically acclaimed 1997 action adventure comedy “Men in Black”.
It was directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, starred Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith and Linda Fiorentino, and follows a police officer who has joined an organization which monitors aliens living on Earth; the movie won 23 awards, including an Oscar for Best Make-up, while it was nominated for 39 other awards.
Julie was raised in New York State by her father Fred, whose former profession remains undisclosed, and her mother who was a housewife; because she hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, most people believe Julie to be an only child. She became interested in acting while attending Whitesboro High School, but soon learned that she wasn’t talented enough to succeed in the film industry, and thus focused on other possibilities.
She matriculated in 1986, and then enrolled at Saint John Fisher College, from which she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing, strategic communication in 1990.
She launched her career with an internship at the company Bella’s Event Planning, and after half a year started working at McDougall Communications, but quit after around a year, when invited to work at Good Way Group as a digital media co-ordinator.
She worked as a unit publicist on two other movies in 1997 – the romantic drama “Niagara, Niagara”, directed by Bob Gosse and starring Robin Tunney, Henry Thomas and Michael Parks, which follows a boy and a girl who both have Tourette’s syndrome, and are travelling together to Canada; the movie won one of the two awards for which it was nominated.
The other movie was the romantic comedy “Mr. Jealousy”, which follows an author who has become obsessed with his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend, who’s a famous novelist.
In 2005, Julie was the executive producer of the documentary series “The Suite with Dave Karger”, and in 2007, she received special thanks for the romantic comedy movie “P. S. I Love You”; she also received special thanks for the 2014 episode “Bosom Buddies” of the series “The Greatest Event in Television History”.
Most recently, in 2017, Julie wrote the comedy movie “Fun Mom Dinner”.
Julie met Paul in 1996, when she worked at his publicist’s office, and they were in a relationship for eight years prior to exchanging vows in 2003.