Jon Kortajarena Biography
|Celebrity Name||Jon Kortajarena|
|Known For||High Seas, Tales from the loop|
|Estimated Net Worth||$82 million (approximately)|
|Age||35 years old|
|Birth Date||May 19, 1985|
|Birth Place||Bilbao, Spain|
|Height||6 feet 2 inches|
|Mother||Nuria Redruello Sánchez|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter and Facebook|
|Agency||Why Not Model Management, The Lions, Select Model Magazine|
Who is Jon Kortajarena?
The Spanish model and actor, Jon Kortajarena came into the limelight from his exceptional performance in Tales from the loop and High seas. The model shows an edge over others in his modeling performance with his iconic moustache. While most models on the ramp are clean-shaven, this man flaunts his photoshoots as well as the walks on-ramp with his endearing moustaches.
At present, Jon is at the fourth rank on models.com’s Top 25 The Money Guys list. This model commenced his career in modelling from the age of eighteen. The newcomers can learn a lot from his performance and style in modelling industry.
Jon Kortajarena Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurement
Jon Kortajarena’s birthplace is Bilbao, Spain. He was born on May 19, 1985, and Taurus is his birth sign. He will turn 35 soon this year at the time of writing.
His unique features include the thick eyebrows which he mentions are genetic. His hair colour is chestnut and eyes are beautiful, green.
Jon has the athlete body type and keeps his body fit with proper maintenance. His height is 6 feet, 2.5 inches, and he weighs around 80 kg. It is 176.5 in pounds. The model’s nationality is Spain, and he has a mixed ethnicity.
Jon Kortajarena Family
It is apparent with his social media posts that Jon is exceptionally compassionate and is a family guy. His media information shows that he loves his mother immensely and that she is his everything. Her name is Nuria Reduello Sanchez, and her profession is that of a professional hairdresser.
We could not retrieve information on his father. It will be available on the website when we receive it. Jon has a loving sister. However, we do not have her name.
Jon Kortajarena Career
When Kortajarena was just eighteen years old, and on a holiday trip in Barcelona, a booker noticed him. He persuaded Jon for modelling in September 2003.
That incident made the now popular model give a try at modelling.
The first fashion shows that Jon went for is the Madrid Fashion Week. It was for Roberto Verino. Then, he made International Fashion Debut for brands like Chanel, Emporio Armani, Bottega Veneta, John Galliano, Dolce & Gabbana and so on. Jon has worked for the campaigns of Zara, H & M, Diesel, Pepe Jeans, Trussardi, Versace, Giorgio Armani and many more.
Fortunately, in the year 2007, the model got the opportunity for a deal with GUESS. He got featured on L’Official Hommes magazine in 2008. The title cover read ‘200 Pages of Fashion with Jon Kortajarena’. This feature marks the first time that a male model got such appreciation as well as the title.
Again, on June 26, 2009, Jon was on the eighth place on The World’s 10 Most Successful Male Models; Forbes published it. Later, he received the award for the Best Spanish Model 2009 by Spain’s Marie Claire awards “Prix de la Moda”. German GQ named him Model of the Year.
Moreover, this diva was one of the models for Lacoste’s sixty-six million dollars under the new “Unconventional Chic” tagline.
Jon Kortajarena Actor
Apart from his modeling career, Jon gained popularity in his acting career and became an internet sensation when he posted a video wearing a costume from the Spanish Netflix Series, namely La Casa De Papal. The fans assumed he would appear in the third season of that series, but it was just a rumour.
Nevertheless, Jon starred in the movies like Quantico, A Single Man, The Aspern papers, Acantilado Skins and so on. He was the leading actor in La Verdad. He received the award for Best New Actor in 2018 from GQ.
And recently, he played the character of Nicolas Vazquez in the Netflix series named High Seas. It released on November 22, 2019.
The series has eight episodes. And they last for thirty-seven to forty-nine minutes.
Jon Kortajarena Partner
Kortajarena is openly gay. In 2007, he dated Blanca Romero and Alfonso Bassave later in 2010.
Later in 2014, Luke Evans and the model started dating. They dated for around two years and parted their ways—the couple dated again in 2017 for some time. Currently, not much information is available about Jon’s dating life.
Jon Kortajarena Net Worth
There is no second opinion in saying that Jon earns a lot from acting and modeling career. His estimated net worth is $82 million (approximately). However, the latest information on his net worth is not available.
Fun Facts About Jon Kortajarena
- He started his modeling career at the young age of 18.
- He has a dog whom he calls Feliz Domingo.
- He has around five million followers on Facebook.
- You can find him on Instagram @kortajarenajon.