Jon Hamm Age, Profile, Bio, Height, Affair, Wiki & More
Jon Hamm is an American actor known best for his portrayal of Don Draper, a fictional advertising agency in the series ‘Mad Men’, which was set in the 1970s. Hamm was initially a struggling actor and found it difficult to find enough work because his appearance suggested that he was older than he actually was. He waited on tables and worked as a set designer for an adult movie, to make ends meet. Getting frustrated with the lack of good work, he set his 30th birthday as the deadline for grabbing a foothold in the industry. Jon is known for his ability to soften an aggressive character and derive humor in his characters through sheer skill and his gift of acting. Jennifer. He has acted in a number of television and film roles throughout his career.
His portrayal of Don Draper earned him two Golden Globe awards for ‘Best Actor’ in 2008 and 2016. He also received eight Emmy award nominations for his exceptional acting. Some of his television credits include ‘30 Rock’, ‘Parks and Recreation’ and ‘Children’s Hospital. His film credits include movies such as the 2014 film ‘Million Dollar Arm’, ‘Friends with Kids’ and the 2010 crime thriller ‘The Town’ in which he stars alongside Ben Affleck.
Jon Hamm Family, Education & More
Jonathan Daniel Hamm was born on 10 March 1971. in St. Louis, Missouri. His father, Daniel Hamm, had a family trucking company, and his mother, Deborah, was a secretary. Hamm has two siblings. An older sister named Jennifer Hinze and a younger sister, Julie Schulte. When Hamm was just two, his parents got divorced. He lived with his mother in St. Louis County in Creve Coeur, Missouri until she died of colon cancer when Hamm was 10. Subsequently, Hamm went to live with his father in Clayton, Missouri. His father passed away when he was 20.
Hamm’s first acting role was Winnie the Pooh when he was in the first grade. Later on at the age of 16, he was selected to play Judas in the play ‘Godspell’.
Hamm attended John Burroughs School in Ladue, Missouri. During his time here, he was a member of the football, swim as well as baseball teams. He enrolled himself at the University of Texas in 1989. He was a member of the Upsilon Chapter of the Sigma Nu fraternity. Subsequently, he left the University of Texas for the University of Missouri. During his time at the University of Missouri, he successfully auditioned for a part in a production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, after responding to an advertisement.
Hamm taught eighth-grade acting at his high school after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 1993. In a desperate attempt to stay away from a conventional career, he moved to Los Angeles with just his automobile and $150, in 1995. Hamm’s representatives and agents at the William Morris Agency terminated him as a client because he had failed to obtain any acting jobs for three years and he looked older than his age.
To support himself during this period, he waited on tables and served as a set designer for an adult movie. Eventually getting frustrated with the lack of work, he set his 30th birthday as the deadline for him to make it in the industry.
Father’s Name Daniel Hamm
Mother’s Name Deborah Garner
Full Name Jonathan Daniel Hamm
Nick Name Jon Hamm
Jon Hamm Height, Weight & More
Height 6 feet 1 inch
Weight 92 Kg
Biceps Size 14 inches
Chest Size 43 inches
Waist Size 36 inches
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Green
Jon Hamm Age, Personal Life & More
Birth Date: March 10, 1971
Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Ethnicity: Mixed (German, English, and Irish)
Net Worth: $30 million
Girlfriends, Affairs and More
- Sarah Clarke: During his school time, he dated Sarah Clarke, who became an actress.
- Jennifer Westfeldt: He was dating an actress and screenwriter, Jennifer Westfeldt for 18 years. Both got separated in 2015.
- Jenny Slate: In 2017 rumored to come out that both are dating each other.
Jon Hamm Career
Jon Hamm was picked to play the part of a romantic firefighter named Burt Ridley on the NBC produced series ‘Providence’ in 2000. His initial contract for one episode was extended to 19. This enabled him to quit his job of waiting tables.
He made his film debut in Clint Eastwood’s space adventure film ‘Space Cowboys’ in 2000. Hamm’s character had only one line of dialogue in the whole film.
He subsequently obtained roles in the 2001 film, ‘Kissing Jessica Stein’ and the 2002 war drama movie titled ‘We Were Soldiers’.
From 2002 to 2004, he played the recurring role of inspector Nate Basso on the Lifetime network’s crime drama television series titled ‘The Division’. Thereafter, he acted in several minor television series roles. Some of these are ‘What About Brian’, ‘CSI: Miami’, ‘The Unit’, ‘Numb3rs’, ‘The Sarah Silverman Program’ and ‘Related’
His next movie role was in the sci-fi film ‘The Day the Earth Stood Still’ in 2008. The film was a remake of the original which was released in 1951.
On 25 October 2008, he hosted the episode 6 of season 34 of ‘Saturday Night Live’. He returned to host SNL twice again, once on 30 January 2010 and the next on 30 October 2010.
In 2009, Hamm obtained his first leading role in the indie mystery thriller movie ‘Stolen’. He played a policeman with a missing son in the movie.
He voiced the character of Brogan, an ogre leader in ‘Shrek Forever After’. The film was released in May 2010. Hamm also appeared alongside Ben Affleck, as an FBI agent in the film ‘The Town’ during the same year
He then portrayed Jake Ehrlich the defense attorney of Allen Ginsberg in the independent film ‘Howl’, which was based on Allen Ginsberg’s 1956 poem of the same name.
He featured in the action fantasy movie ‘Sucker Punch’, directed by Zach Snyder in 2011. He played the character of ‘High Roller’ in the film. Hamm then featured in another independent feature film called ‘Friends with Kites’ in 2011. The movie was produced by Hamm and his partner at-the-time, Jennifer Westfeldt.
In 2012, he played the recurring role of Blake Harrison, a servant of the sociopathic billionaire, Dave Mountford, in the sitcom ‘The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret’.
On 17 July 2013, Jon Hamm hosted the 21st ESPYS Awards. He also featured in ‘A Young Doctor’s Notebook’ as an older version of Daniel Radcliffe’s character in the play, from December 2012 to December 2013.
In the spring of 2015, he acted alongside Zach Galifianakis, Gal Gadot, and Isla Fischer in the comedy film ‘Keeping Up with the Joneses’. After being delayed for seven months, the film was finally released in October 2016.
Subsequently, Hamm has appeared in the sci-fi film ‘Marjorie Prime’. The film made its premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. He also acted in the comedy-crime movie ‘Baby Driver; which premiered at the 2017 South by Southwest Film Festival.
He played Craig Norman, Zachary Quinto’s character’s brother in the American drama film titled ‘Aardvark’. The film was premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival.
- He was picked to be a part of the television adaptation of ‘Good Omens’ by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. The series is jointly produced by the BBC and Amazon.
Year Title Role Notes
2000 Space Cowboys Young Pilot No. 2
2001 Kissing Jessica Stein Charles
2002 We Were Soldiers Capt. Matt Dillon
2006 Ira & Abby Ronnie
2007 The Ten Chris Knarl
2008 The Day the Earth Stood Still Dr. Michael Granier
2009 A Single Man Hank Ackerley (voice) Uncredited
2009 Stolen Tom Adkins Sr.
2010 Shrek Forever After Brogan (voice)
2010 The A-Team Agent Lynch Uncredited
2010 The Town Adam Frawley
2010 Howl Jake Ehrlich
2011 Sucker Punch High Roller / Doctor
2011 Bridesmaids Ted Uncredited
2012 Friends with Kids Ben Also producer
2013 The Congress Dylan Truliner (voice)
2014 Million Dollar Arm J. B. Bernstein
2015 Minions Herb Overkill (voice)
2016 Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie Himself Cameo
2016 Keeping Up with the Joneses Tim Jones
2017 Marjorie Prime Walter Also executive producer
2017 Baby Driver Jason “Buddy” Van Horne
2017 Aardvark Craig Norman
2018 Nostalgia Will Beam
2018 Beirut Mason Skiles
2018 Tag Bob Callahan
2018 Bad Times at the El Royale Laramie Seymour Sullivan / Dwight Broadbeck
2019 The Report Denis McDonough Jon Hamm
2019 Lucy in the Sky Mark Goodwin Jon Hamm
2019 Between Two Ferns: The Movie Himself Jon Hamm
2019 Jesus Rolls Paul
2019 Richard Jewell Tom Shaw
2020 Top Gun: Maverick Post-production
TBA Wild Mountain Thyme Adam Post-production
Year Title Role Notes
1996 The Big Date Himself Contestant
1997 Ally McBeal Gorgeous Guy at Bar Episode: “Compromising Positions”; uncredited
2000 The Hughleys Buzz Episode: “Lies My Valentine Told Me”
2000 The Trouble with Normal Jackson Episode: “Pilot”
2000–2001 Providence Burt Ridley 18 episodes
2001 Early Bird Special Red-Headed Cop Episode: “Pilot”
2002 Gilmore Girls Peyton Sanders Episode: “Eight O’Clock at the Oasis”
2002–2004 The Division Inspector Nate Basso 66 episodes
2005 CSI: Miami Dr. Brent Kessler 2 episodes
2005 Point Pleasant Dr. George Forrester 2 episodes
2005 Charmed Jack Brody Episode: “Ordinary Witches”
2006 Numb3rs Richard Clast Episode: “Hardball”
2006 Related Danny Episode: “Related”
2006–2007 The Unit Wilson James 5 episodes
2006–2007 What About Brian Richard Povich 6 episodes
2007 The Sarah Silverman Program Cable Guy Episode: “Muffin’ Man”
2007–2015 Mad Men Don Draper 92 episodes; also director and producer
2008–2015 Saturday Night Live Himself (host) 10 episodes
2009–2012 30 Rock Dr. Drew Baird, Abner, David Brinkley 7 episodes
2010 The Simpsons FBI Investigator (voice) Episode: “Donnie Fatso”
2010, 2012 Conan Don Draper 2 episodes
2010–2016 Childrens Hospital Derrick Childrens, Arthur Childrens 6 episodes
2011 Robot Chicken Various Voices 2 episodes
2012 The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret Himself 4 episodes
2012 Comedy Bang! Bang! Himself Episode: “Jon Hamm Wears A Light Blue Shirt & Silver Watch”
2012 Martha Speaks Ham Johnson (voice) Episode: “Cora! Cora! Cora!/Cora Encore!”
2012 Metalocalypse Sultan Jamawa (voice) Episode: “Writersklok”
2012 American Dad! Himself (voice) Episode: “Can I Be Frank (With You)”
2012 Family Guy Himself (voice) Episode: “Ratings Guy”
2012, 2013 The Greatest Event in Television History Rick Simon, Ghost of Jon Hamm 2 episodes
2012–2013 A Young Doctor’s Notebook Older Dr. Vladimir Bomgard 8 episodes; also the executive producer
2013 Bob’s Burgers O.T. (voice) Episode: “O.T.: The Outside Toilet”
2013 Archer Captain Murphy (voice) 2 episodes
2013 2013 ESPY Awards Himself (host) Television special
2013 Clear History Will Haney Television film
2014 Web Therapy Jeb Masters 2 episodes
2014 Black Mirror Matt Trent Episode: “White Christmas”
2014–2015 Parks and Recreation Ed 2 episodes
2015–2019 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Reverend Richard Wayne Gary Wayne 13 episodes
2015 7 Days in Hell Narrator (voice) Television film
2015 Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp Falcon 4 episodes
2015 Toast of London Himself Episode: “Hamm on Toast”
2016 Wander Over Yonder Cartoon Lord Hater (voice) Episode: “The Cartoon”
2016 Angie Tribeca McCormick Episode: “Fleas Don’t Kill Me”
2016 All or Nothing: A Season with the Arizona Cardinals Narrator (voice) 8 episodes
2016 The Last Man on Earth Darrell Episode: “General Breast Theme with Cobras”
2016–2018 The Amazing Gayl Pile C.A.M. (Condo Automation Module) (voice) 8 episodes
2017 SpongeBob SquarePants Don Grouper (voice) Episode: “Goodbye, Krabby Patty?”
2017 Tour de Pharmacy Narrator (voice) Television film Jennifer
2017 All or Nothing: A Season with the Los Angeles Rams Narrator (voice) 8 episodes
2017 Big Mouth Scallops (voice) Episode: “I Survived Jessi’s Bat Mitzvah”
2018 Legion The Narrator (voice) 7 episodes
2018 Barry Himself Episode: “Chapter Four: Commit to YOU”
2018 Random Acts of Flyness Himself Episode: “What are your thoughts on raising free black children?”
2018 I Love You, America with Sarah Silverman Abraham Lincoln Episode: “Hall of Presidents”
2018 Big City Greens Louis (voice) Episode: “Big Deal/Forbidden Feline”
2019 Good Omens Archangel Gabriel 5 episodes
2020 Curb Your Enthusiasm Jon Hamm 1 episode
Is Jon Hamm The Voice Of Mercedes Benz?
Actor Jon Hamm (Most Known For His Role As Don Draper On Mad Men Mad Men) Has Been The Voice Actor Mad Men For Mercedes-Benz Since 2010. The First Mercedes-Benz Commercial Mad Men Jon Hamm’s Voice Appeared In Was For The S400 Hybrid (Below). Since 2010 Hamm Has Been In A Variety Of Mercedes-Benz Commercials.
Who Is Jon Hamm Married To?
Actor Hamm Was In A Relationship With Actress And Screenwriter Jennifer Westfeldt From 1997 To 2015. In An Interview Discussing His Relationship With Westfeldt, Actor Hamm Said: “We May Not Have A Piece Of Paper That Says We’re Husband And Wife, But After 10 Years, Jennifer Is More Than Just A Girlfriend.
How Much Is Jon Hamm Worth?
Actor Jon Hamm Net Worth And Salary: Jon Hamm Is An American Television And Film Actor Who Has A Net Worth Of $30 Million. Jon Hamm Is Most Famous For Playing The Role Of Don Draper On AMC’s Hit Drama “Mad Men”. Hamm Was Born In St. Louis, Missouri In 1971.
Why Is Jon Hamm Uncredited In Bridesmaids?
Jon Hamm Chose To Go Uncredited As He Felt His Presence On The Credits Would Signify A More Serious Film, Seeing As He, As An Actor, Is Not Generally Recognized For Appearing In Comedies. Jennifer.
How Much Does Jon Hamm Make Per Episode?
Jon Hamm Started Acting Professionally In The ’90S, But He Is Most Famous For His Role As The Main Character On “Mad Men,” Don Draper. Jennifer Celebritynetworth Reports The Actor Is Worth $30 Million And Makes $275,000 An Episode. In 2012, Hamm Reportedly Negotiated An eight-figure Contract With The Series.