Jason Reitman

Birth Day October 19th, 1977
Birth Place Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Age 46 Years Old

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A Canadian-American film director, screenwriter, and producer is named as Jason Reitman. He is famous for directing the films Thank You for Smoking (2005), Juno (2007), Up in the Air (2009), and Young Adult (2011). He has also received one Grammy Award, one Golden Globe, and four Academy Award nominations, two of which are for Best Director. He is a very talented director.

Jason Reitman will direct a new film set in the original universe: GHOSTBUSTERS 

Jason Reitman will direct and co-write an upcoming film set in the world that was saved decades previously by the proton pack-wearing working stiffs in the original 1984 movie, which was directed by his father, Ivan Reitman. “I’ve always thought of myself as the first Ghostbusters fan when I was a 6-year-old visiting the set. I wanted to make a movie for all the other fans,” Reitman says. It’s still too soon to reveal the plot of the screenplay, who the new characters will be, or whether the original actors like Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, or Bill Murray will return. Harold Ramis died in 2014. The all-female Ghostbusters movie that director Paul Feig made in 2016 with Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Kristen Wiig, and Melissa McCarthy started its story from scratch, unconnected to the earlier films, so it won’t have ties to this new one. 

Early Life, Family Background, Birthday, Education, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity of Jason

Jason Reitman was born on 19th October 1977 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. His nationality is American. His age will be 42 on his next birthday in October as of 2019. His father name is Ivan Reitman and his mother name is Genevieve Robert. His mother is an actress and his father is a comedy director. Talking about his siblings, he has two named Catherine who is an actress and Caroline who is a nurse. His mother is from a Christian background, and of French-Canadian descent; she converted to Judaism. When he was still a child, his family moved to Los Angeles. His father, Ivan, directed the films Ghostbusters, Stripes, and Kindergarten Cop. His ethnicity is White. He is non-religious.  

Talking about his education, he is graduated from Harvard-Westlake School in 1995. Then, he attended Skidmore College and was going to major in pre-med studies before transferring to the University of Southern California (USC) to major in English/Creative Writing.

Height, Weight and Other Body Measurement

Jason Reitman is a very handsome person with good health and attractive personality. His height is 180 cm and his weight is 70 Kg. His hair color is Black and his eye color is Dark Brown. His other body measurement will be updated soon.

How Jason Started His Career?

  • Jason began his career by making short films during his time at USC. 
  • Then, he began making his own short films and directing commercials. 
  • Later, he was offered the opportunity to direct Dude, Where's My Car? on two separate occasions, he declined.
  • In the year 2005, his first film "Thank You for Smoking" was featured. It grossed over $39 million worldwide by the end of its run and was nominated for two Golden Globes.
  • His second film, Juno, generated great buzz after it premiered at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival and was released in December 2007 which received Oscar nominations for Best Picture.
  • In the year 2006 of March, he formed the production company "Hard C Productions" with producing partner Daniel Dubiecki.
  • Later, he produced Chloe, Up in the Air, and more movies.
  • He announced he would be working on a continuation of the original Ghostbusters on 15th January 2019.

Net Worth, Salary and Source of Income

The net worth of this famous screenwriter, producer, and also a film-maker is estimated to have $12 Million as of 2019. He is earning an impressive net worth from his career. His exact salary has not been revealed yet and will be updated soon. His main source of income is from his acting career.

Marital Status, Affairs, Children's

Jason is a married person. He was married to Michele Lee in the year 2004. Later the couple split up due to some reason and got divorced in the year 2014. The couple was blessed with a daughter named Josie Reitman in 2006. Reitman filed for divorce and announced that he was single from the year 2014 onwards. Currently, he is believed to be single. 

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