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Jay Baruchel Bio, Fubar, Height, Age, Family, Spouse, Net Worth

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Jay Baruchel Biography

Jay Baruchel is a Canadian in the acting profession best known for voicing Hiccup Haddock in the How to Train Your Dragon franchise. Additionally, he works as a comedian, director, and screenwriter. He will star in the upcoming action comedy series, Fubar as Carter Perlmutter. The series premieres on 25th May 2023 on Netflix.

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Jay Baruchel Height

Baruchel stands at a rough height of 6 feet and 0 inches.

Jay Baruchel Age

Baruchel is 42 years old. He was born Jonathan Adam Saunders Baruchel(pronounced “bare-ooh-CHELL”) on 9th April 1982 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Personal Life

Jay Baruchel Family and Relatives

Baruchel was born to Robyne (née Ropell) and Serge Baruchel. They raised him in in the Notre-Dame-de-Grâce neighborhood of Montréal, Quebec alongside his sister, Taylor. Robyne worked as a freelance writer and is of Irish, English, and German while Serge worked as an antique dealer and is of French, Irish, and Jewish descent. His grandparents were named Helen and Robert Ropell. However, we will update this information once it’s publicly available.

Jay Baruchel Spouse and Children

Baruchel tied the knot with his wife, Rebecca-Jo Dunham on 21st September 2019 in Portugal. He announced their engagement in May 2018. They began dating in 2017. She celebrates her birthday on the 5th of November annually.

Further, she works as a model and director of Agency FH. Before Rebecca, he was in a relationship with Alison Pill from 2011 to 2013. Nonetheless, we will update this information when details regarding it are available to the publ

Jay Baruchel Education

Baruchel attended the High School of Montreal. This is the same school Christopher Plummer, William Shatner, Melissa Auf der Maur, and Mitsou attended.

Professional Life

Jay Baruchel Net Worth

Baruchel has garnered a net worth ranging from $1 million to $6 million during his successful career as an actor, comedian, director, and screenwriter.

Jay Baruchel Career

Baruchel stars in the upcoming action comedy series, Fubar as Carter. The series premieres on 25th May 2023 on Netflix. He attained his initial acting role at the age of 12. One of his big acting roles was in the 1996 series, My Hometown.

From 1997 to 1998, he served as a co-host of Popular Mechanics for Kids alongside Elisha Cuthbert. Briefly, he starred in Almost Famous which led him to his role as Steven Karp in Undeclared. Subsequently, he starred in The Rules of Attraction as Harry.

In 2004, he starred as Danger Barch(Dangerous Dillard Fighting Flippo Bam-Bam Barch) in Million Dollar Baby. Further, he starred in Nemesis Game and Fetching Cody prior to starring in WB’s Just Legal in 2005. In 2006, he guest-starred in CBS’ drama, Numb3rs.

Moreover, he made an appearance in the film, Knocked Up, I’m Reed Fish, Just Buried, and Tropic Thunder. In 2008, he made an appearance in Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist. Briefly, he appeared in Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian.

2010 to present

He starred in The Trotsky and She’s Out of My League in 2010. Also, he starred in supporting roles in the film, The Drunk and On Drugs Happy Fun Time Hour. He made an appearance in the 2010 Adidas Originals ad campaign, Cantina jointly with the FIFA World Cup.

Also, he appeared in video clips for Canadian prog-rockers Rush’s 2012–13 Clockwork Angels tour. In July 2012, he made an appearance in Necro’s music video for the song, Toxsik Waltz. Moreover, he starred in This Is the End, RoboCop, and Man Seeking Woman.

In 2015, he appeared in the music video for the song “Every Little Means Trust” by Idlewild. For the film, Goon he generated the screenplay and created the character, Johnny Klutz. Also, he partook in the writing of the Chapterhouse comic book series, Captain Canuck.

In 2017, he directed, wrote, and acted in the sports comedy, Goon: Last of the Enforcers. He starred in The Kindness of Strangers and Random Acts of Violence which he also directed. Moreover, he served as the host of Highly Legal, the original audio podcast documentary series for Audible.ca.

He alongside his wife appeared in the music video for “Ouch.” Further, he hosted LOL: Last One Laughing Canada and appeared in the seventh episode of The Kids in the Hall revival. In 2022, he served as host of We’re All Gonna Die. On a side note, he is fluent in French. He is a fan of the Montreal Canadiens hockey team.

Jay Baruchel Fubar

Baruchel stars in the upcoming action comedy series, Fubar as Carter Perlmutter. The series premieres on 25th May 2023 on Netflix. The film follows Luke Banner and his daughter Emma who have lied to each other for years. Both work for the CIA but have no clue about each other’s occupation. Eventually, they learn the truth and realize just how little they know each other. Baruchel will star alongside his fellow actors and actresses including

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger playing the role of Luke Brunner
  • Travis Van Winkle playing the role of Aldon
  • Monica Barbaro playing the role of Emma
  • Aparna Brielle playing the role of Tina
  • Andy Buckley playing the role of Donnie
  • Milan Carter playing the role of Barry
  • Barbara Eve Harris playing the role of Dot
  • Fabiana Udenio playing the role of Tally
  • Fortune Feimster playing the role of Ruth (aka Roo)
  • Gabriel Luna playing the role of Boro
  • Devon Bostick playing the role of Oscar

Jay Baruchel Ethnicity/Is Jay Baruchel Jewish?

Baruchel is of Jewish, French, English, German, and Irish descent. He is a quarter Jew. His paternal grandfather, Johnny, was a Sephardi Jew born in Alexandria, Egypt. His paternal grandmother, Marie-Madeleine Virlouvet, was French. Further, he voiced that he believed that his Irish roots stem from County Mayo.

Jay Baruchel Tattoo

Baruchel has a number of tattoos. For example, he has a Celtic cross tattoo on his upper right arm in honor of his Irish ancestry. Also, he has a red Maple Leaf on his left pectoral. The tattoo can be seen in the films, Fanboys, Knocked Up, Tropic Thunder, and This Is the End.

Jay Baruchel The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Baruchel starred as Dave Stutler in the action fantasy film, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice. Stutler is a physics student and reluctant protege of Balthazar Blake. He is tasked with preventing Horvath and Morgana le Fay from resurrecting the souls of the evil dead sorcerers “Morganians” and ruining the world. 

Are Jay Baruchel and Seth Rogen Friends?

Yes, they are really close friends. Rogen works as a comic actor and screenwriter. Aside from their friendship, they have a working relationship as they co-starred alongside each other in Undeclared, Knocked Up, and the 2007 trailer for Jay and Seth versus the Apocalypse.

Jay Baruchel Book

In 2018, he debuted as an author with the book, Born Into It: A Fan’s Life, released on Harper Collins. The book surveys his love of the Montreal Canadiens with childhood memories, anecdotes, and tales about his life as the team’s fan.

Notable Works

Jay Baruchel-How To Train Your Dragon

Baruchel voiced the lead, Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III in the fantasy animation, How To Train Your Dragon, How to Train Your Dragon 2, and How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. Further, he voiced the character in Legend of the Boneknapper Dragon, Book of Dragons, and Gift of the Night Fury.

Hiccup is a young Viking and the son of Stoick the Vast. Vast is the leader of the Viking island of Berk. The franchise follows the relationship between Hiccup and his companion, Toothless, night fury species o dragon, and the issues they face.

Jay Baruchel-BlackBerry

In 2023, Baruchel starred as Mike Lazaridis in the biographical comedy-drama, Blackberry. Mike is a Canadian businessman who works as the Research in Motion (RIM) CEO and founded BlackBerry.

Jay Baruchel-Are You Afraid of the Dark?

In 1995 and from 1999 to 2000, Baruchel starred as Joe / Alex / Ross Doyle / Jason Midas in the horror anthology, Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Jay Baruchel Other Films and TV Shows

During his career, Baruchel has starred in a number of TV shows and movies such as

  • Almost Famous(2000)
  • Undeclared(2001 to 2002)
  • Nemesis Game(2003)
  • Jay and Seth versus the Apocalypse(2007)
  • Man Seeking Woman(2015 to 2017)
  • Goon: Last of the Enforcers(2017)
  • The Moodys(2019)
  • We’re All Gonna Die (Even Jay Baruchel)(2022)

Jay Baruchel Social Media

Baruchel has active social media platforms i.e. Instagram. He has a following of 109K on Instagram.