Biography

Jake Johnson was born on May 28, 1978 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for New Girl (2011), Let's Be Cops (2014) and 21 Jump Street (2012). He is married to Erin Payne.

Member of the Sunday Men's Basketball League.

Member of The Interstate 5 Tennis Association.

His father is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family (from Hungary, Poland, and Russia). His mother's ancestry is English, Irish, and Polish Catholic.

Mother Eve Johnson. Father Ken Weinberger. Brother Dan Johnson. Sister Rachel Johnson. Raised by a single mother and took her last name during high school.

Dropped out of high school during his sophomore year, returned the following year.

Named after his Uncle Mark Johnson, who died at the age of 26 in a motorcycle accident in 1977.

Fan of NFL's Chicago Bears.

Chicago native.

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Jake Johnson was born on May 28, 1978 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for New Girl (2011), Let's Be Cops (2014) and 21 Jump Street (2012). He is married to Erin Payne.

Member of the Sunday Men's Basketball League.

Member of The Interstate 5 Tennis Association.

His father is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family (from Hungary, Poland, and Russia). His mother's ancestry is English, Irish, and Polish Catholic.

Mother Eve Johnson. Father Ken Weinberger. Brother Dan Johnson. Sister Rachel Johnson. Raised by a single mother and took her last name during high school.

Dropped out of high school during his sophomore year, returned the following year.

Named after his Uncle Mark Johnson, who died at the age of 26 in a motorcycle accident in 1977.

Fan of NFL's Chicago Bears.

Chicago native.

Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 33

Birthday 1978-05-28

Place of Birth Evanston, Illinois, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Jake M. Johnson

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 The Mummy as Chris Vail
2017 Smurfs: The Lost Village as Grouchy (voice)
2017 Win It All as Eddie Garrett
2017 Becoming Bond as Peregrine Carruthers
2016 LEGO Jurassic World: Indominus Escape as Lowery
2016 Easy(1 episode) as Drew
2016 Joshy as Reggie
2016 Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates as Ronnie
2015 No Activity(6 episodes) as Cutler
2015 Digging for Fire as Tim
2015 Jurassic World as Lowery Cruthers
2014 Let's Be Cops as Ryan Davis
2014 Neighbors as Sebastian Cremmington
2014 The Pretty One as Basel
2014 The Lego Movie as Barry (voice)
2013 Drinking Buddies as Luke
2013 High School USA!(12 episodes) as Mr. Structor (voice)
2013 Coffee Town as Roommate
2012 Junk as Nicholas Jasenovec
2012 Safety Not Guaranteed as Jeff Schwensen
2012 21 Jump Street as Principal Dadier
2011 A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas as Jesus
2011 Allen Gregory(7 episodes)
2011 Man Up!(13 episodes)
2011 New Girl(139 episodes) as Nick Miller
2011 Spilt Milk as Todd Wells
2011 No Strings Attached as Eli
2010 Ceremony as Teddy
2010 Get Him to the Greek as Jazz Man
2009 FlashForward(1 episode) as Powell
2009 Paper Heart as Nicholas Jasenovec (as Jake M. Johnson)
2008 Redbelt as Guayabera Shirt Man
2007 Bunny Whipped as Basketball Player

Writing

2017 Win It AllWriter
2015 Digging for FireWriter

Production

2017 Win It AllProducer
2015 Digging for FireProducer

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