Who is Tasha McCauley?
Tasha was born in the second half of the ‘70s in California USA – her exact date of birth remains undisclosed, but her zodiac sign is believed to be Gemini, and she holds American nationality. She’s a scientist who was once the CEO of the robotics company Fellow Robots, while she’s today probably known best for being the wife of the famous American actor and moviemaker Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
Early life and education
Tasha was raised in both Los Angeles and Santa Monica in California by her parents, about whom nothing’s known, as she respects their privacy; it’s said that they both hold Master’s degrees from American universities, and that they are the owners of their own companies. Because Tasha hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, her fans believe her to be an only child.
She studied at Los Angeles’ Stephen S. Wise Temple Elementary School, and after a couple of years moved to Santa Monica’s Franklin Elementary School. Tasha continued her education at Open Magnet Charter School, and then at Lincoln Middle School; she matriculated from Santa Monica High School, and then enrolled at Bard College in Annandale, New York State, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Tasha then attended Singularity University, at which she studied robotics engineering, and she also attended the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business, graduating with a Master of Business Administration degree in business education and research.
Not a lot of detail is known about Tasha’s career, as she prefers to keep it away from the media’s attention.
It’s known that she launched her career in 2010, when she started working at NASA Research Park’s Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Track (part of Singularity University) as an assistant professor, and she soon became the director of the Autodesk innovation lab at the university.
In 2011, she co-founded the company Fellow Robots, and served as its CEO. After three years, Tasha quit Fellow Robots and joined GeoSim Systems, working as their director of business development, and she became a board member of Ten to the Ninth Plus Foundation.
She has since been with GeoSim Systems, and has travelled around the world to speak at various seminars and conventions, including the Karios Global Summit (November 2014) and Web Summit (2016).
Love life and marriage with Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Tasha prefers to keep the details of her love life to herself, but some things about it are still known. She exchanged vows with Joseph in December 2014, after the two had been together for a couple of years; they haven’t spoken about how they met, but it’s believed that they were introduced by a mutual friend at a house party. The wedding ceremony was private, attended by only the closest of their friends and family members.
In August 2015, Tasha gave birth to their son Danny Gordon-Levitt, and their second son Jeremy Gordon-Levitt followed in June 2017; Joseph and Tasha prefer to keep their children away from the media’s attention, and even their names had been kept secret until recently. The family of four is today living in Wellington, New Zealand (since October 2020).
As of January 2022, Tasha’s married to Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and has two sons with him.
Hobbies and other interests
Tasha’s favorite season is summer, as she enjoys sun tanning at the beach, swimming in the ocean and playing beach volleyball. She’s also a fan of winter, as she’s an avid skier.
She’s a lover of animals, and her favorites are giraffes and zebras; Tasha has apparently donated money to a couple of animal shelters.
She’s passionate about travelling, and has been to nearly all US states, for both work and pleasure, while Tasha has also vacationed in a couple of Asian and European countries. Her dream travel destination is Athens in Greece.
She has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Johnny Depp, Robert Downey Jr. and Amanda Seyfried, and a couple of her favorite movies include the franchise “Pirates of the Caribbean”, “Iron Man” and “Dear John”.
Age, height and net worth
Tasha is said to be in her 40s. She has long black hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs).
As of January 2022, her net worth has been estimated at over $10 million, while her husband Joseph’s net worth is reputedly over $35 million.
Who is her husband Joseph Gordon-Levitt?
Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt was born in Los Angeles, California USA, on 17 February 1981 – his zodiac sign is Aquarius, and he holds American nationality. He’s appeared in close to 100 movies and TV series, perhaps still known best for his portrayal of the lead character Tom Hansen, in the critically acclaimed 2009 romantic comedy movie “500 Days of Summer”.
It was directed by Marc Webb, also starred Zooey Deschanel and Geoffrey Arend, and follows Tom who has just been dumped by his girlfriend Summer, and who is now reflecting on the 500 days which they had spent together; the movie won 17 of the 75 awards for which it was n,ominated.
Joseph was raised in Los Angeles by his family who are Ashkenazi Jewish, but has stated that they weren’t very religious; his father Dennis Levitt worked at Pacifica Radio Station as their news director, while his mother Jane Gordon was a politician who ran for the US Congress in the ‘70s. Joseph studied at Van Nuys High School, and upon matriculating in 1999, chose not to pursue a college degree, but to focus on his acting career.
He made his debut film appearance the age of seven in the 1988 western drama “Stranger on My Land”; the same year saw him make his debut TV series appearance, in two episodes of the family comedy “Family Ties”.
Joseph gained recognition in 1996, when he was cast to star as Tommy Solomon in the evergreen science fiction family comedy series “3rd Rock from the Sun”, created by Bonnie Turner and Terry Turner, and which also starred John Lithgow, Jane Curtin and Kristen Johnston. It follows a group of aliens who have been sent to Earth disguised as humans, and who now like it so much that they don’t want to leave; it aired until 2001, and won 44 awards, including eight Primetime Emmys, while it was nominated for 74 other awards.
Some of his most notable performances in the 2000s were in the 2003 romantic comedy film “Latter Days”, the 2004 drama movie “Mysterious Skin”, and the 2008 action adventure comedy film “The Brothers Bloom”.
In 2010, Joseph starred as Arthur in the hit action science fiction adventure movie “Inception”, written and directed by Christopher Nolan, and which also starred Leonardo DiCaprio and Elliot Page. It follows a thief who has been hired to plant an idea into the mind of a successful CEO by using dream-sharing technology. The movie won 161 awards, including four Oscars for Visual Effects, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing and Cinematography, and was nominated for 220 other awards.
Some of Joseph’s most notable works since then have been his portrayal of Blake in the 2012 action crime film “The Dark Knight Rises”, Edward Snowden in the 2016 biographical crime movie “Snowden”, and Richard Shultz in the 2020 historical thriller film “The Trial of the Chicago 7”.
For his acting skills, Joseph has won 24 awards, including two Primetime Emmys, while he’s been nominated for 71 other award.
On 4 October 2010, Joseph’s brother Daniel was found dead in Hollywood, with the police stating that his death was caused by a ketamine overdose; Joseph disputed the police reports, and claimed that his brother wasn’t a drug addict.