Monroe Jackson Rathbone V
Singapore City, Singapore
Los Angeles, California, United States
Rathbone did his schooling from a college preparatory school named Trinity School of Midland in Texas.
During his high school days, the actor also went to Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan from where he did his majors in acting.
Jackson had plans to pursue a degree in acting from Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Scotland after graduation. But he headed to Los Angeles instead where he became an actor.
- Father – Monroe Jackson Rathbone IV
- Mother – Randee Lynn Rathbone
- Siblings – Kelly Rathbone (Older Sister), Brittney Rathbone (Younger Sister), Ryann Rathbone (Older Sister)
- Others – Monroe Jackson Rathbone II (Paternal Great Grandfather)
He is managed by LINK Entertainment.
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
73 kg or 161 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jackson Rathbone dated –
- Sheila Hafsadi (2011-Present) – Jackson started dating Sheila Hafsadi and the two had a son on July 5, 2012, named Monroe Jackson Rathbone VI. The couple tied the knot on September 29, 2013. On March 10, 2016, the actor made public that they were again expecting a baby and they had a daughter Presley Bowie Rathbone on May 31, 2016.
Race / Ethnicity
He has English, German, and French ancestry.
- Has a fetish for hats of different types
- His green eyes
Jackson appeared in a TV commercial for MasterCard in 2009 and also did a commercial for No Smoking in the same year.
He has also been seen in a TV commercial for Proactiv, and Sears jeans.
Alongside Nicola Peltz, he was seen in a KCA commercial.
Best Known For
Portraying the character of Jasper Hale in The Twilight Saga film series including Twilight, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn (both parts).
His acting debut was in the 2005 Western-drama film River’s End as Jimmy.
First TV Show
In 2005, Jackson appeared in the crime drama series Close to Home for his role as Scott Fields.
As a Singer
Jackson was a member of a music band 100 Monkeys that he formed with his Interlochen Arts Academy friends Ben Graupner, Ben Johnson, Jerad Anderson and M. Lawrence Abrams.
In 2009, the 100 Monkeys released three albums. 100 Monkeys did a 100-city tour in 2009-2011 and released Liquid Zoo album in June 2011. They also did many international tours.
For his Twilight role, he undertook fitness training and was often spotted with a female trainer.
He did kung-fu training and also trained on a medicine ball to support a fit body.
Jackson Rathbone Favorite Things
- Hobbies – Guitar, writing poetry, producing music
- Actors – Robert Downey Jr., Clint Eastwood, Katharine Hepburn, River Phoenix, Christopher Walken, Jack Nicholson
- Band – The Stevedores
- Singer – Spencer Bell
- Song – Number 13
Source – IMDb, Twilight Lexicon, Radar Online
Jackson Rathbone Facts
- His passion for arts is since childhood and due to that, he started acting at a local community theater called The Pickwick Players.
- In 1997 at the age of 13, he went to see the Titanic movie and experienced his first kiss.
- Rathbone is the owner of PatchMo Entertainment, a production company and Happy Jack Records, a record company.
- The actor is Little Kids Rock’s honorary board member. It is a nonprofit organization that works on restoring music education in public schools in the U.S.
- In support of the organization, Jackson donated a Twilight script signed by the stars for an auction, making visits to the classroom of the organization and by providing instruments to the students.
- His close friends include Ben Graupner, Ben Johnson, and his co-stars from the Twilight series including Ashley Greene, Kellan Lutz, and Nikki Reed.
- Jackson is colorblind.
- When he was 18-years-old, Jackson got his tongue pierced and he kept it till the age of 20.
- You can follow him on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.