Who is Jason Bateman?
Jason Bateman is an American actor, director, and producer best known for his roles as Marty Byrde in the Netflix crime drama Ozark and Michael Bluth in the Fox/Netflix comedy Arrested Development.
Jason Bateman bio
New York’s Rye is where Bateman was born. American actor, writer, and director of cinema and television Kent Bateman is his father.
His mother, Victoria Elizabeth, who was originally from Shrewsbury in the United Kingdom, worked as a flight attendant for Pan Am.
Jason Bateman siblings
Justine Bateman, an actress, is his older sister. He has three half-brothers in all.
Jason Bateman education
Bateman dropped out of high school. Bateman acknowledged in a Wired Magazine interview that he did not complete his finals while filming Teen Wolf Too, which is why he never obtained his certificate.
Jason Bateman career
In 1981, Bateman made his acting debut in a recurring role on “Little House on the Prairie.” In 1984, he made an appearance in the episode “Lost Knight” of Knight Rider.
He starred in four series between 1995 and 2001: Simon, Chicago Songs, George & Leo, and Some of My Best Friends. He portrayed the flirtatious brother of Thomas Jane’s character in “The Sweetest Thing” in 2002.
In the years between 2004 and 2007, he was able to get tiny parts in films like “Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story,” “Starsky & Hutch,” and “The Break-Up, Smokin’ Aces” because to his fame on the television series Arrested Development.
In the 2007 comedy-drama Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium, he played Henry Weston, a stiff-necked accountant, in a supporting role. The film also featured Natalie Portman and Dustin Hoffman. Bateman’s work in the comedy-drama movie “Juno” from 2007 garnered him a Critics’ Choice Award nomination.
He co-starred alongside Melissa McCarthy in Seth Gordon’s 2013 crime comedy “Identity Thief”. The story of the movie centers on a man whose identity is taken by a woman.
His first film as a director was the black comedy “Bad Words.” 2013’s Toronto International Film Festival’s Special Presentation section had the movie’s international debut.
Jason Bateman net worth
Jason Bateman has a $30 million net worth as of December 2022.
Jason Bateman wife and kids
On July 3, 2001, Bateman married actress Amanda Anka, a relative of the musician Paul Anka. The couple has two daughters.